This incredible tour, which begins in Glasgow, is meant for you if you want to be fully immersed into the Highland and Island culture for the majority of your time with us in Scotland.
Over the course of the 14 days we have the pleasure of spending with you each of your senses will be entertained – you’ll see the landscapes that inspired ancient legends and historic tales, you’ll taste traditional Scottish cuisine such as haggis, cranachan, and whisky inspired dishes, you’ll touch buildings and stones built by people who lived hundreds and even thousands of years ago, you’ll smell the intoxicating scent of fresh highland and sea-scented air, and, lastly, you’ll hear the sounds of traditional Scottish folk music inspiring you to dance throughout our journey together.
On this tour we’ll go to the far north of our beloved country to see impressive white sand beaches with turquoise water, majestic glens and mountains, ride ferries across legendary waterways, dance traditional ceilidhs, step back in time to explore historic villages, heritage sites, and of course some of the mystical standing stones and circles of Orkney.
One of the highlights of this tour is a visit to the UNESCO site of Skara Brae, where you can understand the prehistoric life of our Scottish ancestors from over 5,000 years ago! Come along with us to experience some of the hidden gems our beautiful country has to offer on a magical, musical tour we hope that you’ll never forget.
Today we don't have any official activities, so that you may arrive, check-in and combat jet lag at your leisure. The hotel's check-in time will be 3pm, however if you arrive before then you can have them hold your luggage at reception in order to explore the town centre handsfree.
In the evening there will be an unofficial welcome dinner (not included in the tour cost). Your walking guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and take you to a nearby restaurant where you will have the opportunity to meet your fellow passengers and prepare for the adventure ahead!