Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle

Highlander (Loch Ness) Tour

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Let us give you a flavour of the lush hills and glens in and around the world famous and mysterious Loch Ness on our Highlander (Loch Ness) Tour, and experience tasters of our unique culture, history and landscape.

The mystical Loch Ness...

The highlight, of course, is a cruise on Loch Ness; a place full of mystery, where you may just catch a glimpse of one of Scotland's most famous residents – Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster! Marvel over the ruins of the mighty medieval stronghold, Urquhart Castle, a testament to the power of Clan Chiefs and Scottish Kings, and enjoy the views during this fantastic boat cruise on the waters of the world famous Loch.

A taste of the Highlands...

Travel through the Black Isle and take in the views of the rolling green hills and rich arable land filled with fields of barley so indicative of the east of Scotland, before sampling of some fine single malt whisky at Glen Ord Distillery, where the locally grown barley is used to produce the uisge beatha (meaning “water of life” in the Gaelic - whisky). We'll visit Chanonry Point near Fortrose, where there is a good chance to spot some of the Bottlenose Dolphins that reside in the Moray Firth, one of the largest populations of these majestic and intelligent mammals in Europe, or simply enjoy the stunning views.

Live the history...

Visit the emotive and compelling Culloden Battlefield, and hear the chilling story of the conclusion of the Jacobite cause on the site where the last pitched battle fought on the British mainland took place. Afterwards we take you even further back in time into prehistory and explore the ancient and atmospheric monuments at Clava Cairns.

The North East Highlands of Scotland is rich in folklore, myth, legends and history, which we would love to share with you along the way, so let us help you shape your adventures, create your memories and experience our culture first hand.

Book now to secure your place, there is only limited availability and this tour cannot be missed for those who want to explore Loch Ness and some of the fantastic gems nearby!

Tour Highlights:
Loch Ness Cruise (with views of Urquhart Castle) • Culloden BattlefieldClava Cairns
Glen Ord Distillery • Chanonry Point (Moray Firth Bottlenose Dolphins)

Tour Schedule:
Our Highlander (Loch Ness) Tour runs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week, with a maximum of 16 spaces available on each tour. During the winter months of November to April, this tour will run daily. (We only use 9-seater vehicles for a more intimate experience).

Meeting Point:
Check-in for the tour is 8:45am at the Front of the Columba Hotel, 7 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NF for depart at 9am.

Tour Prices:
1 adult - £75
2 adults - £150
3 adults - £225
4 adults - £300
Prices for children (6-15 years old):
1 child - £65
2 children - £130
3 children - £195
4 children - £260
5+ people - contact "the man in the kilt" for a quote on +44 (0)7828 154683 or email us on tours@happy-tours.biz

Entrance fees NOT included in the price
Lunch NOT included in the price

Tour Duration:
8 hours

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