Call to book1300 208 712
Tour Search
Please call

Orkney, Shetland & the Highlands

Please call
As always a good selection of travel and visits.
view more
Image gallery

You are viewing the 2019 itinerary

Itineraries and pricing may vary by departure year

(Tour code: OSS19)

Discover Scotland’s glory in a nutshell

Experience our captivating rail adventure to Britain's far north, enjoy a cruise on Loch Ness, witness the untouched beauty of Orkney and Shetland, and trundle alongside the River Dee on the scenic, steam-hauled Royal Deeside Railway.

  • Inverness
  • Loch Ness cruise & Exhibition Centre
  • Urquhart Castle
  • John O’Groats
  • Castle of Mey
  • Shetland
  • Royal Deeside Railway
  • Balmoral or Royal Lochnagar Distillery
  • Orkney, including a Cruise
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
  • 3-4* Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
  • All Transfers Included
    Optional Bag Concierge

Orkney, Shetland & the Highlands 2019Tour Details

Print Itinerary

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Standard Class rail travel
  • Luggage transfers between Edinburgh and Inverness and at all hotels on your tour
  • All coach transfers

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 6 nights' hotel accommodation including 1 night at the 4-Star Radisson Blu Hotel in Edinburgh, 2 nights in Inverness, 1 night at the Pentland Hotel in Thurso and 2 nights at the Fishers Hotel in Pitlochry
  • 2-night cruise on the MV Hrossey or MV Hjaltland

Delicious meals included

  • 16 meals including 8 breakfasts and 8 dinners, including 1 farewell dinner in Pitlochry


Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Loch Ness cruise and visit to Urquhart Castle
  • Visits to the Castle of Mey and John O'Groats
  • Guided coach tours of Orkney and Shetland
  • Journey on the Royal Deeside Railway
  • Excursions to Balmoral or Royal Lochnagar Distillery
  • Visit to Loch Ness Exhibition Centre

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.


Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

What our customers think

of travellers would recommend this tour

Tour Rating

based on 3 verified reviews

Luke Simpson
Lynne Broadley
Helen Laverack
Orkney, Shetland & the Highlands

Discover Scotland’s glory in a nutshell


Similar tours