Castles, Lochs, the Highlands, and the Inner Hebrides

Trip Cost

Prices are for 2020
$7795 (4 members)
$8295 (3 members)
$8995 (2 members)
Single supplement: $1595
Optional hotel upgrades are subject to availability, please call for details.

Make it Your Trip!

The prices above are for the ready-to-book adventure outlined in this Detailed Itinerary, a popular option that has been handcrafted by our Area Specialists to include the best of every destination. While many travelers choose to book this tour as is, our Area Specialists are also happy to work with you to customize this Private Journey to suit your specific interests and style of travel. We can arrange for longer or shorter stays, or add an extension to additional places of interest. We can even add special activities or customize excursions depending on your interests. We invite you to contact us to discuss your options!


Prices are not guaranteed until services are confirmed.

Extension Costs

Cairngorms National Park and Edinburgh Extension: from $1895
Mid-Trip Extension to the Outer Hebrides: from $1795

When to go

May to October

For our Private Journey trips, you choose your own group and your preferred dates—there are no set departure dates. Private Journeys are available to groups as few as two people or as large as you like. Contact us for availability, questions, or to book your adventure!

Trip Cost Includes

  • Services of a private guide from Days 3 to 10
  • Services of an expert city guide on Day 2 in Glasgow
  • Accommodations in hotels and country houses
  • All breakfasts, 2 dinners, and 7 lunches included
  • Sightseeing and guided hikes as noted, including optional sea kayaking
  • Land transportation as noted, including ferry travel and train option
  • Entrance fees to museums, castles, distilleries, and historic sites as per the itinerary
  • Local boat to Kerrera or Luing for a guided hike (Day 4)
  • Airport transfers
  • Gratuities for local guides

Trip Cost Does Not Include

International airfare; lunches and dinners; optional tipping to private guide; supplement of $390 per group to travel to Mull on Day 4; supplement of approximately $1,510 per group for optional private RIB trip (Day 4); optional boat cruise on Loch Ness on Day 9 (to be paid locally); additional hotel nights that may be necessitated by airline schedule changes or other factors; pre-trip expenses of medical immunizations (if any), travel insurance, or passports and visas; and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).

Trip Payment Schedule*

At time of reservation: 20% of trip cost
90 days prior to departure: Balance

*Please note that this differs from our regular catalog departures.

Cancellation and Transfer Fee Schedule*

Minimum fee: 20% of trip cost
61-90 days prior to departure: 25% of trip cost
46-60 days prior to departure: 50% of trip cost
45 days or less: 100% of trip cost

*Please note that this differs from our regular catalog departures.