The ultimate weekend trip to the Scottish Highlands! Spend two action-packed days exploring the heart of Scotland.
The ultimate weekend trip to the Scottish Highlands! Spend two action-packed days exploring the heart of Scotland with its flowing rivers, ruined castles and cathedrals, mysterious Loch Ness and famous movie sets. Get the real taste of Scotland when you sample a wee dram of Scotland's national drink at a Highland whisky distillery. Travel back in time to mysterious Clava Cairns and dramatic Culloden Battlefield which have inspired the hit series Outlander. And as if that wasn’t enough, party the night away at Morag's Lodge hostel on the banks of Loch Ness.
We spend 2 days exploring Scotland. We visit Edinburgh, Loch Ness.
What Is Included...
1 night hostel multi share accommodation
Your legendary local HAGGiS Guide
All transport Highland whisky distillery visit
- Overnight on the banks of Loch Ness
- Visit a Highland whisky distillery
- Marvel at stunning Glencoe
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and travel restrictions in place globally, we will not be running any trips in 2021. Get more information on why this decision was made or see below for similar trips being run by our sister brands, Contiki and CostSaver.
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2 Day Itinerary
Highland Weekender 2 day full itinerary breakdown and route map
Edinburgh to Loch Ness
We head north passing the idyllic town of Dunkeld before trying a dram of Whisky at a highland distillery. We adventure on to Culloden Battlefield and the mysterious Clava Cairns. Spend the night at Loch Ness where you’ll have a chance to hunt Nessie on a cruise before partying at Morag's Lodge hostel. Highlights: - Dunkeld - Whisky Distillery visit - Culloden Battlefield - Clava Cairns - Loch Ness
Loch Ness to Edinburgh
We head south and travel through some of the most iconic Highland landscapes to Glencoe, the backdrop to Harry Potter, Braveheart and more. See Doune castle and Hear stories of the great William Wallace as we pass Stirling before arriving back into Edinburgh at 5pm (approx.) Highlights: - Glencoe - Rannoch Moor - View Doune Castle