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What to expect
This guided day tour trip to the Highlands of Scotland and a trip to the heart of all the attractions in the area is one not to miss. A Mercedes mini-coach fully equipped with air conditioning and 16 seats will be waiting for you to take you on a nine-hour day tour to Rannoch Moor, Loch Ness, Glencoe, Great Glen, Fort Augustus, the Grampian Mountains, and Highland Perthshire. The English-speaking guide will be with you throughout the journey, as the guide is also your driver on this brilliant tour of the Scottish Highlands. Glasgow is ready to welcome you to embark on a journey to see some of the best views in Scotland and the outskirts. And although food is not provided, there's plenty of options along the way to purchase food. You can even buy tickets for the boat cruise on Loch Ness on site. So why wait, book Loch Ness day trip from Glasgow now.
About The Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands Day Trip From Glasgow
What is Loch Ness famous for?
This Loch Ness tour takes you to Loch Ness, a large freshwater loch in the Highlands of Scotland towards the southwest of Inverness (closest city). Loch Ness extends for approximately 23 mi (37 km). Loch Ness takes its name from the River Ness flowing from the northern end.
Loch Ness is actually known for something more bizarre and is famous worldwide. Loch Ness is known for the alleged sightings of the cryptozoological Loch Ness Monster. The Loch Ness Monster is known as Nessie by most people and there's been many stories shared over the years about the numerous sightings of the monster.
After Loch Lomond, Loch Ness is actually the second-largest loch in Scotland by surface area. Loch Ness is however deeper and because of this, it's the largest loch by volume in the British Isles. Loch Ness contains more water than all the lakes in Wales and England combined and is the largest water body in Great Glen. Great Glen runs from the north in Inverness to the south in Fort William. You can see Cherry Island on the southwest side and you also see the Urquhart Castle around the loch.
You can get the best view of Loch Ness from Inverness Castle, Dores Beach, Urquhart Castle, and Falls of Foyers.
What is Glencoe known for?
Glencoe is a canyon that has volcanic origins located in the Scottish Highlands. Glencoe is found in the northern side of Argyll county and is located near the border with the Lochaber province and well within the council area of Highland. Glencoe is known for its natural beauty in Scotland. It's a popular spot for hikers and climbers and offers a fantastic base for Scottish mountaineering.
On February 13, 1692, 38 men of the MacDonald clan were attacked by government forces in Glencoe. It was after the Jacobite uprising of 1689. Hear about the tragic tales from your guide.
What is the Scottish Highlands known for?
If you want to see heaven on earth, there is no better place than the Highlands of Scotland. This Highlands tour offers you the chance to not only see the natural beauty of the area but also to learn about its rich Scottish history. The Highlands are a place that holds significant importance for the Scottish and are featured throughout history.
In the Highlands, you have Loch Ness where you can go to search for Nessie, follow the train in Harry Potter when you can take the west Highland line across Glenfinnan Viaduct, see the Eilean Donan Castle, see Inverness, check out the roof of Scotland in Ben Nevis, see River Lochy Falls, the Isle of Skye, Glencoe, Rob Roy Country, Fort William, see the beautiful beaches of Scotland, and of course more. Fort Augustus, Rannoch Moor, and more can be checked out on the Loch Ness tour. This day tour in the United Kingdom is full of castles and moors and the sights will take your breath away.
What do you see on this Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands day trip?
This tour is special as it takes you on a trip to the Highlands of Scotland and sees attractions like Rannoch Moor, Fort William, Glencoe, Great Glen, Ben Nevis, and more. As you reach Loch Ness, take a boat to find the Loch Ness Monster with royal views of the ancient castle ruins of Highland Perthshire and the Grampian Mountains.
This is a guided tour with your guide-driver taking you on a journey through the untouched countryside of Scotland. You see Fort Augustus, Rannoch Moor, Glencoe, Great Glen, Loch Ness, the Grampian Mountains, and more on this trip. Rannoch Moor has some heather-covered hills and glassy lakes that are something you can never experience in the middle of a city. Rannoch Moor has a middle-earth vibe to it and once you see it, you cannot unsee the uncanny resemblance. While you return to Glasgow, ride past Loch Laggan and Perthshire.
What can I expect from this trip?
You can expect some breathtaking views, so get your camera ready! This tour is known as one of the best tours in the United Kingdom. Yes, Scotland is full of castles, meadows, islands, and moors, but to see them in all their majestic sight is simply amazing.
During the tour, move through the dramatic shores of Loch Lomond and to Glencoe. A lot of history can be felt right here and your guide will provide you with plenty of information to get the most out of your trip. Loch Lomond National Park is right around the corner for you to check out the gigantic forests.
Check out Loch Ness and wander around the eerie loch while trying to find the Loch Ness monster and when you return, see the mountains of the Cairngorms National Park. Check out the forests of Perthshire and take some photos before returning to Glasgow. You may even get to check out the small town of Pitlochry and pass through the landmarks of Stirling Castle and Perth along the way.
Ben Nevis and all its magnificence can be explored, which is Britain's highest mountain. Check it out along with the town of Fort William just at the foothill of the mountain. This is a great place for some food and refreshments. As you continue to Loch Ness, check the Caledonian Canal. Caledonian Canal is one of the world's great waterways.
There are many tour options from Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Inverness.
What age is this day trip suitable for?
Check while booking for the age limit. Children need to be accompanied by adults with valid tour tickets.
How long does the Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands day trip take?
The total duration of the tour is 12 hours and starts at 8 a.m. every day.
Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs
Where does this Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands day trip start and end?
The trip starts from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station and ends there. The address is Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station, Killermont Street, G2 3NW, Glasgow.
Show your tour tickets between gates 23 and 32 of Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station before boarding the bus.
How do I get to the trip's departure point?
If you are travelling for the tour from London by car, you can get to the Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station via the M6 which will take around seven hours to cover a distance of around 412 mi (663 km).
You can also take flights from all major airports in the world to Glasgow International Airport.
The nearest train station is Glasgow Central Station, which is only a few minutes away from the bus station.
Check your tickets before starting the travel to reach on time.
When should I arrive at the departure point?
You need to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour, which is at 8 a.m. People coming late won't be accommodated and no refunds are provided for late arrivals.
Where can I park?
Concert Square Car Park, NCP Glasgow George St, and NCP Glasgow Mitchell St are the nearest car parks.
Where are the toilet facilities while on the trip?
You will find public toilets on the way and you can of course ask your driver to stop whenever needed.
What facilities are available on the coach?
You get luxury seats, air conditioning, a great glass view, and more on the coach.
Is the trip accessible?
It is most likely not wheelchair accessible, however, do check while booking your ticket.
Where can I eat on the trip?
There are numerous restaurants available near Fort William where you can have your lunch, including Ben Nevis Inn, Glen Nevis Restaurant & Bar, The Lochy, and Black Isle Bar.