Dean Village in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Scotland Treasures for Seniors: Immersive History Tour

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Orkney Islands, Thurso, Ullapool, Inverness...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

Explore over 5,000 years of history on this 12-day Scotland tour for seniors. From the wild Orkney Islands to royal Edinburgh, travel with a historian guide to discover neolithic remains, medieval towns, and the wondrous landscapes for which Scotland is famous. This is a slow-paced tour that includes many iconic highlights, such as whisky tasting, castles, Viking times, and coastlines.

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Trip Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the wild wonder of remote Scotland with two days on the Orkney Islands
  • Uncover Scotland’s neolithic past by visiting many of the country’s finest old sites, including a chambered tomb that is marked by Viking graffiti
  • Explore the very best of Edinburgh on a private tour, including the castle and Royal Mile backstreets
  • Relax in St Andrews, which is an old-world town that is surrounded by the ancient kingdom of Fife
  • Spend an evening at the home of whisky and meet the distillers on a private tasting tour
  • Discover Scotland’s most magnificent scenery along the West Coast and in the Highlands
  • Compare the centuries as you travel from the untouched 18th-century Culross town to Stirling Castle
  • Travel with an expert historian and at your pace with the program being tailored to your energy and interests each day

Starting Price

$3,739 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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