West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles from Edinburgh

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West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles from Edinburgh
from USD $65.46
Take an adventure into the Highlands as you explore the lochs, mountains and castles of Scotland. Visit Doune Castle, enjoy spectacular views of Kilchurn castle, wander around Inveraray and explore its 18th century castle before reaching the village of Luss. Your modern Mercedes Benz coach will ensure that you see some of the best sites that Scotland has to offer in comfort on this 10 hour tour of the Highlands.
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In Brief

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
9 hours 45 minutes
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Instant Confirmation
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Doune Castle, Castle Hill, Doune, Stirling FK16 6EA Scotland

We stop for an hour at Doune Castle

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Inveraray Castle, Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE Scotland

We stop at Inveraray for two hours, giving customers the option of visiting Inveraray Castle if they wish

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Luss Pier, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Scotland

We stop at Luss for views across Loch Lomond

Duration: 15 minutes


  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle


  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Doune Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Inveraray Castle

Departure Time

9:15 AM

Departure Point

521-523 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PE, UK

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Tour Guides speak English only. Written translations are available in other languages and can be selected at the time of booking.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

This was a great way to see the Highlands if you don't want to be on the bus for 12 hours. This is less than 10 and we were able to see a lot of the old backwoods of Scotland. Our guide Gary was friendly and such a gentleman. He showed us as much as he could despite of the rain and cold. The town of Inveraray was very nice. We had a very good meal at the George Inn with fresh seafood.
• Submitted 21 Oct 2019
This was a wonderful trip, in spite of the weather (rainy most of the day). Paul was very informative, very helpful, and full of many interesting stories of the local history. The scenery was amazing - and my daughter especially loved being able to get up close to a "hairy coo"! The stops were timed well and we didn't feel rushed. Yes, there are a lot of stairs in the castle, but even with bad knees, I was able to enjoy the tours - but I balked at the spiral stair up to the top of Doune Castle!
• Submitted 19 Aug 2019
The trip was lovely! We traveled in a very nice luxurious and very comfortable Mercedes travel van. Our female guide made the trip! She was upbeat, funny, and told very entertaining historical stories during the lengthy rides in between the sites. It deff kept me awake and paying attention. It was raining, which changed some site seeing up a bit, but everything was just as beautiful! Such a breathtaking experience!! Would deff do again In the sunshine one day!!!
• Submitted 26 Jul 2019
saw two castles. plenty of time to see them. good job on the driving. timing of stops was appropriate. no complaints. nice tour.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
This trip was outstanding and we enjoyed every minute of it. The driver was very knowledgeable and friendly. There was ample time to see each castle we stopped at and the additional side stops for photos was very much appreciated. I would go again as there was so much to see and take in!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Great day trip! Stuart our driver and guide made our experience. He was extremely knowledgeable, factual, weaved interesting stories to the history, and upbeat! Stuart enjoys his job which overflowed to the passengers. We saw great countryside, 2 castles you could tour, other castles driven past and learned a lot about the local history. Don’t miss out!!!!
• Submitted 21 Sep 2018
This was a great trip. The coach ride was broken up into easily manageable segments and the stops were a lot of fun. Our tour guide Paul was very informative and charming and a great storyteller.
• Submitted 12 Aug 2018
Scotland is such a beautiful place. Great tour, the tour guide was so lovely and told some funny stories to pass the time.
• Submitted 24 Jun 2018
Gary, our Tourguide made this trip amazing! He was extremely knowledgeable and very personable and just a nice guy........listening to his accent was definitely a plus. Fell in love with Edinburgh, the highlands and the lochs! Im sure spring, summer and fall would be amazing but seeing them in January was pretty great. I would go again several times and definitely recommend anyone interested in beauty to go and feast your eyes on them.
• Submitted 29 Jan 2018
The day was dreary, but the tour was very good, and the Mark our guide provided good commentary. lots of facts and a good amount of history in during the travel time. While you must expect dreary days at least once while in Scotland, every effort was make to make sure you had time for a wander. It was a great trip and very interesting.
• Submitted 03 Jan 2018
We had an awesome time!
• Submitted 28 Nov 2017
Lovely trip through the Highlands. Our guide Marco was infromative and great. Highly recommend.
• Submitted 28 Nov 2017
We enjoyed our time exploring the Highlands. The castles stops were amazing. Our bus driver/tour guide was very knowledgeable and very informative of the places we were exploring.
• Submitted 07 Nov 2017
This is the best tour I've been so far - perfectly organised and executed. I would like to highly praise our tour guide Hamish, who was driving and taking care of our comfort ,as well as narrating lots of stories with historical facts. He was also reciting verses in Celtic, which added an absolute sense of authenticity .Hamish was managing a CD with some authentic music related to the places we were visiting or passing by ,reducing the speed at interesting points and also stopping couple of times for our snap shots of the Highlands cow and at the Rest and Be Thankful.The tour covers some beautiful spots and beautiful castles This tour will remain with me for my entire life and I am already considering to do one of the 2 or 3 day tours next year . Scotland has now special place in my heart ! Thank you Hamish , Viatour and Timberbush Tours. Nadia
• Submitted 20 Sep 2017
Doune Castle and Inveraray Castle were both really neat. We had a fair amount of time at both. Our tour guide provided great information about the sites we visited and those that we drove past as well as background info on the history of the country to help us better understand the places we were seeinng. Unfortunately, the weather was rainy most of the day, which took away from some of the great views we were hoping to see on the drive, but that's not something we could plan for.
• Submitted 18 Sep 2017
Mark was a great tour guide, showed us some lovely castles, the best being Inverarary castle and the Lochs of Lubnaig and Luss were very pretty.
• Submitted 15 Sep 2017
It was a wonderful journey. The views are splendorous. I think we could spend extra 30 minutes, at least, in Luss. This village diserve more time to be appreciated.
• Submitted 23 Aug 2017
The tour was amazing! Our guide, Gillian, was very nice and had a lot of interesting things to say about Scotland and the locations we visited! I would book it again anytime!
• Submitted 01 Aug 2017
perfect day to see the highlights of Lochs and Highlands - good impression and nice busdriver who was the guide as well
• Submitted 10 May 2017
Highly recommend taking this tour as you'll see some gorgeous castles and countryside!
• Submitted 25 Sep 2016
Tour was very good. The driver was excellent in telling us about the area, and what we were seeing. My only wish was that we would have spent more time at Inveraray Castle.
• Submitted 08 Sep 2016
lovely time
• Submitted 08 Aug 2016
We had a great tour with Martin as our guide. It is a very good overview, and it allows you to see many highlights of beautiful Scotland in a short window. Martin is a great guide, and obviously loves his job and showing off his homeland.
• Submitted 28 Jul 2016
The Highland Lochs tour was very nice. On time and professional. Timberidge Tours did a nice tour with this one.
• Submitted 04 Jul 2016

In Brief

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
9 hours 45 minutes
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Instant Confirmation

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