Best of Scotland

Edinburgh – Inverness – Oban – Fort William

Best of Scotland

Welcome to Scotland


This Best of Scotland Tour is a great introduction to the country, where you will be able to experience their most beloved cities as well as their dramatic countryside. 

Consult with your Travel Specialist to ensure the top places you are eager to visit are included in your trip and booked in advance! There will be a lot of time for leisure where you will be able to get to know Scotland on your own and at your own speed.

*Please keep in mind – This is a SAMPLE itinerary and is meant for inspiration only!

All of our tours are created on a custom basis to ensure the ideal trip that’s only for you. The itineraries on our website are intended solely as inspiration and are not available for purchase as a set package.

Make it Yours

  • Accommodation – Scotland offers multiple types of lodging such as luxurious and boutique hotels as well as castle properties! Juniper will select where you stay based on your preferences.
  • Transportation – Juniper will provide transportation throughout the tour while traveling to the different locations based on your budget, as well as airport transfers if needed.
  • Day Tours and Entrance Tickets – Juniper ensures all selected tours and experiences are pre-scheduled to provide a smooth and exhilarating travel experience!

Best of Scotland Day-by-day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Edinburgh

Welcome to Scotland! Upon arriving, check-in to your accommodations, and feel free to familiarize yourself with the capital by exploring with a Hop On/Hop Off Bus Tour.  Visit Edinburgh’s Acropolis and soak in the panoramic views from Calton Hill. Finish the day in one of Edinburgh’s renowned restaurants.

Overnight in Edinburgh

Day 2: Edinburgh

Enjoy the day exploring more of the city and don’t miss Edinburgh Castle. It’s one of the most exciting historic sites in Western Europe. It’s in the heart of Scotland’s capital and it is sure to capture your imagination.  

Overnight in Edinburgh

Day 3: Edinburgh to Oban

Venture to Oban, which means “little bay” in Gaelic, but is definitely big on things to see and do.  Wander along the seafront to the ruined Dunollie Castle and the sandy beaches beyond, as the sunsets are phenomenal. When it’s time to relax or refuel, take your pick from the town’s offering of pubs, cafés, and restaurants.

Overnight in Oban

Day 4: Oban to Fort William

Fort William has been described as the Outdoor Capital of the UK. From sandy beaches and dramatic hills to iconic film locations, castles and distilleries, there are always plenty of things to do in this lovely town.  

Overnight in Fort William

Day 5: Fort William to the Isle of Skye

Journey to the largest of the Inner Hebrides and home to Scotland’s most beautiful landscapes.  Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without enjoying the wealth of history and clan legend on offer at award-winning Dunvegan Castle and Gardens. You might also consider a trip to Armadale Castle-a romantic ruin surrounded by magnificent gardens. Finish your day with a fabulous dinner in the lovely village of Portree. 

Overnight in Isle of Skye

Day 6: Isle of Skye to Inverness

Today you will enjoy Eilean Donan Castle, a Scottish icon and certainly one of the most popular visitor attractions in Scotland. If time permits, then cruise Loch Ness to visit the impressive Urquhart Castle. With wild natural beauty and 1,000 years of history, it will give you a taste of the dramatic Highlands.

Overnight in Inverness

Day 7: Inverness to Edinburgh

Discover one of Scotland’s most beautiful and vibrant places to visit when you head south to Pitlochry. This lovely area welcomes visitors with real hospitality, clear air, beautiful scenery, rich clan history, and fine food. Finish your tour in Edinburgh celebrating your incredible trip at a Scottish pub and enjoying a tipple of Scotland’s famous drink, whisky. 

Overnight in Edinburgh

Day 8: Depart

Mar sin leibh an drásta. We hope you had a fabulous vacation in Scotland with Juniper Tours!

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