Hiker with a spectacular view the Scottish Highlands.
Hiker with a spectacular view the Scottish Highlands.

Scotland Tours & Vacations

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Rugged highlands, peaceful pastures, and historic cities only brush the surface of Scotland’s charm. Mystic elements of local lore intertwine with cozy fronts of fog that envelope this land of discovery. Uncover Celtic legends, sophisticated Scotch whisky, revered golf courses, and more on a custom journey through Scotland with Zicasso’s unique trip planning process.

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Sample Itineraries

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View on the way up Ben Nevis mountain in Scotland.

Rugged Scotland Tour: Dramatic Atlantic Landscapes

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,785

This 9-day tour ensures your full immersion into the raw beauty and charming communities of this scenic setting by leading you from the Inner Hebrides to the Firth of Forth. No trip to Scotland is complete without visiting where the land meets the sea and the dramatic coastal seascapes on display. You will also experience Scotland's unique culture, heritage, and history throughout the 9 days.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Wild stag in the Highlands of Scotland, UK.

Essence of the Scottish Highlands: Nature and Distilleries

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,695

Long a land of myth and legend, the Scottish highlands are known to inspire the imagination, and this 9-day tour of the many national parks and protected areas has been designed to introduce you to the charming culture, heritage, and natural beauty of Scotland. From Perthshire to the rugged peaks of the Nevis range, this tour will provide you with the utmost enjoyment while immersing you in the many splendors of Scotland.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Palace of Holyroodhouse, residence of the Queen in Edinburgh.

Inspiring Journey of Northern UK: Scottish Discoveries

11 Day Custom Tour

From $3,295

There is no shortage of historic sights and natural beauty on this 11-day tour of Scotland and Northern England. As you make your war from the bustle of Edinburgh to the National Parks of England, you will be immersed in the splendor, culture, heritage, and history for which England is known. Throughout your travels, you will enjoy what is best about each region you visit.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Beautiful summer view across Loch Tummel seen from Queen's View, located near Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland, UK.

Amazing Scotland Tour: Charming City to Wild Highlights

13 Day Custom Tour

From $7,795

There is no shortage of raw beauty and outdoor recreation in the coastal communities and highlands of Scotland, and this 13-day tour of both regions has been designed to provide plenty of both so that you can bask in the ambient charm of this unique corner of the UK. This tour will lead you from the capital of Edinburgh to the Firth of Moray in addition to making sure that you get a healthy dose of Scotland's culture, heritage, and history along the way.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Sunrise at Quiraing, Isle of Skye in Scotland

Classic Scotland Tour for First Timers

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,995

Scotland is an image of classic legend emanating from the highlands and drifting off of reflective lakes known as lochs. Castles hover over cliffs and battlefields are marked with carved stones to commemorate brave clans. Your handcrafted tour of classic Scotland provides you with the elegance of palaces and thousands of years of history. Indulge in the unique landscape that reminds you of a fairytale wonderland and stroll through charming villages with homes bathed in white walls and topped with thatched roofs. The landscapes and the castles enchant you and help create Scotland.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Bunnahabhain distillery on the island of Islay

Best of Scotland’s Distilleries Tour and Island Hopping

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

From the soft smokiness of a Highland single malt to the salty bite of the whiskies of Islay, from the peak of Ben Nevis to the meadows of the Lowlands, Scotland is a country filled with contrasts and complexity. This is the tour of Scotland that will show you all of it and introduce you to the magic of the majestic land.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Luss village on the bank of Loch Lomond

Romantic Scotland Tour: A Couple’s Love Affair

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,695

Cliffs rise straight out of the sea and create a breathtaking coastline. Whales leap from the water and crash down with humungous splash. Antique steam trains wind around the lush mountainside, over pristine rivers. Morning mist casts shadows over an ancient castle bringing a touch of mystery to romance. Create a love affair all over again on this custom tailored romantic tour of Scotland for couples. Elegant contemporary restaurants sit in buildings centuries years old. Mountaintops fade into rich glens. Historic warehouses contain celebrated art galleries. Passion rules in Scotland, where your journey will always be an affair to remember.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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The Glenfinnan Viaduct railway

Enchanting Scotland Family Tour through Cities and Countrysides

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,695

Embrace ancient legends and explore beyond the imagination on this 9-day family Scotland tour. From the Hogwarts Express to monster hunting on Loch Ness, explore the country’s iconic destinations and highlights. Scotland rewards slow travel, and over nine days, you can enjoy something special for all ages, including mountain biking with reindeer, the Isle of Skye, and Edinburgh’s history.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Doune Castle in Stirling, Scotland.

Very Best of Scotland Tour: Literature, Spirits, History, Golf, and More

12 Day Custom Tour

From $3,595

There really is nothing like Scotland, which is home to breathtaking landscapes and iconic connections. From royal indulgence to wild islands and from atmospheric distilleries to ancient legends, this 12-day Best of Scotland tour will help you explore Scotland’s diverse highlights. There is a little of everything that is essentially Scottish, including lochs, castles, villages, and so many friendly locals.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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View of castle Stalker surrounded by the lochs of Scotland

Best of Scotland Tour: Edinburgh, Blair Atholl, Lowlands & Highlands

7 Day Custom Tour

From $2,095

Castles and distilleries, formal gardens and boundless meadows, friendly people and unforgettable stories: It can all be found in Scotland. Be you nature buff or shopaholic, history enthusiast or whisky connoisseur, art lover or fierce outdoorsmen, the stunning scenery, captivating cities and charming people of Scotland are sure to make you feel right at home.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Scottish band marching in grass

Scotland Food Tour: Whisky, Seafood & More

7 Day Custom Tour

From $2,095

From the serenity of a countryside estate to the complexity of a fine single malt whisky, from freshly caught seafood to ancient traditions, from the streets of its largest cities to the grandeur of its famous Highlands, Scotland is a place that no gourmand should ever overlook, and this tour of Scotland’s culinary scene is beyond anything you could imagine.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Eilean Donan castle near Dornie

Scottish Ancestry Tour: Tracing the Family Heritage

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,795

Family comes first on this 10-day Scottish ancestry tour, tracing the historic footsteps of your family heritage. Step beyond into the land of oral history and legend, where you clan name was your lifeblood. This custom tailored trip will take you to witness battlefields, grand castles, island life, and ancestral mythology. Traverse the magnificent landscape of Scotland and find the wonders that shaped your genealogical past. From ancient stones to Roman ruins, heritage archives to friendly local pubs, there is no end to the connections you will make in Scotland.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Best of Edinburgh Scotland Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,395

The capital of Scotland may have a stoney appearance, but by the end of this 8-day tour of Edinburgh, you will have had a chance to explore the warm hospitality and culture of this colorful corner of Great Britain. From the banks of the River Forth to the highlands around Loch Ness, Scotland will come to life like never before as you enjoy the balance of leisure and guided activities.

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Grand Scotland Tour for Nature & Wildlife Enthusiasts

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,395

The Scottish Highlands are known for their rugged and powerful force. The northern islands are pictures of perseverance against unpredictable Mother Nature. The Scottish countryside holds grace and delicateness along with raw power. This custom tailored grand Scotland tour for nature and wildlife enthusiasts through northern territories takes you into the natural beauty of the landscape and its unprecedented splendor. Mountains take shape in the mist and sea forges coastal cliffs. Puffins nest in sandstone niches and red deer graze on verdant foothills. This is Scotland at its most luxurious, captivating in its originality.

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Golf, Castles & Gardens Tour of Scotland: St Andrews, Gleneagles & Turnberry

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,395

When you stand at the tee, you look out over the historic fairway and find the sunlight glinting off of the layer of morning dew. Take a practice swing and feel the weight of the course itself, having challenged golfers like Palmer and Mickelson through bunkers and pars. The legends of the Scottish landscape fill more than the castles, embodied on the courses spread across the countryside. This handmade golf, castles, and gardens tour of Scotland through St Andrews, Gleneagles and Turnberry has you experiencing history, from the golf fairway and garden walkways, taking pleasure in the game and the magnificent landscape that helped inspire its creators.

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Food, Wine & Golf Vacation in Scotland

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,395

Few things are more fulfilling than the rich and succulent flavors of a gourmet meal after a day on the golf course. The scent of wet grass lingers around you and adds to the decadent aromas of earthy wine and dark chocolate soufflé. Delicate fish is brushed with smoky flavors; you sit in luxury and remember how you made par on the same hole as a British Open champion. This 8-day gourmet food, wine and golf vacation in Scotland pleasures all the senses, flush with stunning landscape and sensational foods, fresh-dewed grass, and your chance to capture your perfect swing.

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Family Vacation Tour to England & Scotland

11 Day Custom Tour

From$3,570

Nothing is more enrapturing than a story filled with kings and queens, knights and battles, as you will experience on this 11-day England and Scotland family tour. Castles stand against imposing cliffs and look out to the sea. Palaces are filled with unimaginable luxuries, from crystal chandeliers to gold-trimmed windows. From the myths of Stonehenge to the fictions of Edinburgh, your family will be enchanted by an endless.

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A Romantic Getaway Tour to London & Edinburgh

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,595

Skyscrapers rise from the cityscape like Faberge eggs. Mountains are carpeted with effervescent grassland until the craggy peaks are exposed. The River Thames winds peacefully beneath London Tower Bridge and the waters of Loch Ness ripple against the reflection of the surrounding hills. On this handcrafted romantic getaway to London and Edinburgh, you will experience the romance of two of United Kingdom’s most seductive cities. From architectural splendor to dramatic skies, castle grandeur to palatial opulence, and even the pleasures of a cozy evening with a seaside view; you will find that on this vacation you can have it all.

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The Ultimate Whisky & Scotch Tour of Scotland

9 Day Custom Tour

From$2,695

Lush hills roll across the highlands and into the mountains. Emboldened forestry spreads through the landscape as streams cut through the trees. You sip on honey colored single malt scotch whisky and look at the impressive walls of a medieval castle watching over the land. This whisky & scotch tour of Scotland will take you through the highlands and lowlands to experience the most famous and the most secret Scotch whisky distilleries in the country. Indulge in the unique and the bold while you soak in the breathtaking beauty of the historic scenery.

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Grand Scotland Golf Vacation: Royal Dornoch, Castle Stuart, Royal Aberdeen & Trump

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,395

Rugged mountains rise out of the flatlands and the dark blue North Sea brushes against the shore. A city shimmers with silver stones and castles had protected the landscape as much as the people. In the rolling plains, and along the coast, you find the expansive greenery of manicured fairways and the challenge of plateaued greens. On this custom tailored grand Scotland golf vacation through Royal Dornoch, Castle Stuart, Royal Aberdeen and Trump International, you will find legendary courses set in mystical landscapes. Walk on secluded knolls overlooking the sea and enjoy exclusivity against the backdrop of Scotland’s illustrious golf culture.

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VIP Tour of Scotland: A Private Access Journey

10 Day Custom Tour

From$5,995

Your exclusive tour of Scotland is custom-tailored to ensure every day focuses on creating a private access journey for your comfortable exploration. Castles retain their image of nobility as they rise above the dense forests and manicured gardens. Cobblestone streets take you back in time to the historical beginnings of fabled cities. The gentle swish of a golf club grazes the trimmed grass outside a historical society. Cathedral steeples tower over the expansive flatlands and mountain peaks shape the fascinating skyline. Experience artistry and elegance, ruggedness and beauty when you discover the elite luxuries of Scotland.

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Scotland Tour for Solo Travelers: Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews, Inverness & Loch Ness

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,395

When you travel alone in Scotland you are never lonely. Mountains tower over lush valleys and forests are filled with grazing deer. Locals crowd into the coziness of charming pubs to find comfort in conversation and laughter. Lakes sparkle with iridescent light. Castles are set high on the hills and cast shadows over the lowlands. Everyone welcomes you with a smile and is ready to hear your story. This Scotland tour for solo travelers is handcrafted to ensure you make the best of your time there, exploring cobblestone streets and unparalleled nature at your whim and leisure.

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Adventurous Scottish Sea Tour: Oban & Glasgow

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,395

Bleached white sand spreads into pink sandstone cliffs. Dark blue waters fade into glassy, see-through estuaries. Friendly basking sharks circle local boats and harbor seals nibble at your fins. Witness the diverse Scottish coastline on this custom-tailored Scottish sea tour through Oban and Glasgow. The west coast of Scotland erupts with natural beauty: you can indulge in peaceful villages, and dine on the freshest seafood. Visit medieval castles and snorkel in protected secluded lagoons. Puffins circle the air, and white-tailed eagles dive into the water for a fresh catch. The unparalleled wilds of the Scottish sea are yours to experience.

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Scotland Travel Guide
Sunrise at Quiraing on the Isle of Skye, Scotland
Scotland Travel Guide

A Scotland tour will amaze you at every turn, from its rugged highlands to its cozy cities, when you have the local access only an expert can provide. Our Scotland Travel Guide will get informed about important considerations while also giving you the inspiration to know what suits your preferences. To get the very most out of your trip contact a top specialist, who will outline the options that best suit you, by submitting a free Trip Request.

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Best Time to Visit Scotland
Sunrise at Eilean Donan Castle in the Scottish Highlands
Best Time to Visit Scotland

Scotland can immerse you in surprising charm, timeless architecture, and endless wonder with the best time to visit taking place from March to May and September to November.

Whether discovering a new perspective on traditional cuisine or watching the mist disappear along the windswept Highlands, uncovering dramatic castles, or enjoying the myths of the enticing landscape, each region in the country reveals a distinctive personality.

From sightseeing to golf, the Highlands to whisky tastings, hiking to cycling, this article will provide you with a wealth of information on what to do and when to do it, no matter your travel preferences.

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Top 9 Things To Do In Scotland
Edinburgh Castle in Scotland
Top 9 Things To Do In Scotland

In a country whose timelessness excites, Scotland has an incredible number of things to do and see.

Highlanders continue to wear kilts, castles loom over dramatic landscapes, which themselves carry an alluring mystique. Contemporary culture fills the tapestry of Gothic and Georgian architecture, while the hills and cliffs tell stories of ancient life.

From discovering fabled battlefields to visiting secluded lochs and glens, not forgetting searching for water monsters, the following information can help guide you on what to do in Scotland for an unforgettable experience.

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Top 7 Must-See Places in Scotland
Neist Point Lighthouse on the Isle of Sky, Scotland
Top 7 Must-See Places in Scotland

The must-see destinations in Scotland connect the drama of the landscape, the breadth of the past, and the lively ambiance of contemporary life.

From historic architecture to charming railways, mysterious lakes, and colorful gardens, the country offers beauty and intrigue in abundance.

Whether you are interested in historic castles or encounters with the majestic golden eagle, these are the places in which you can enjoy Scotland’s timeless wonder.

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