Whisky & Waterfalls

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    This tour is provided by

    Highland Explorer Tours

    We are dedicated to delivering the very best travel experiences every day. Our tours are designed to make the most of your time in our stunning country and to give you an authentic experience of Scotland. Our mission is to exceed your expectations, a commitment that is recognised by our VisitScotland 5 star accreditation and consistent excellent customer feedback.

    • 8:30am - 08:45am
    • Bus Tour
    • Loch Ness, Scotland
    A fabulous day tour that explores much of Scotland’s iconic scenery, sights and experiences. From our ancient capital and stories of Scotland’s most famous patriot to stunning Highland landscapes, we also give you the opportunity to sample a drop of our favourite national drink!

    Departure Point & Time

    Highland Explorer Tours Office

    60 High Street (The Royal Mile)
    EH1 1TB

    Departure Time

    Please check in at 08.30am for tour departure at 08.45am.

    Return Time

    Tour returns at 05.30 pm. 


    • Sample whisky at Scotland's oldest working distillery
    • The Wallace Monument
    • Hermitage forest walk
    • Dunkeld Cathedral

    Price Includes

    • Local Scottish Guide
    • Hermitage Forest Walk
    • Souvenir map
    • WiFi
    • Audio Guides available

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    • Whisky Distillery Tour including free souvenir whisky miniature (reserve at the time of booking)

    Leaving Edinburgh at 8.45am, we make our way to the ancient Scottish capital of Stirling, where the skyline is dominated by its castle and the iconic Wallace Monument. We stop to hear tales of Scotland’s most famous patriot and his part in the medieval Wars of Independence.

    We then take the back roads and drive through Scotland’s scenic beauty and further into the Highlands. Glens, forests and rivers aplenty, we’ll take you through the heart of this picturesque region before stopping for lunch at one of Scotland’s most famous whisky distilleries.

    After the chance to revive ourselves with a wee dram of the ‘water of life’, we head to the Hermitage in the heart of Perthshire and take a short woodland walk to see the spectacular Black Linn Falls on the River Braan. Our return journey visits the quaint village of Dunkeld, in Macbeth country, where a stunning cathedral sits comfortably by the banks of the River Tay. Before returning back to Edinburgh for approximately 5.30pm, we pass the iconic Forth Bridge, the new World Heritage Site.

    (Routes are subject to change)

    Tour Options


    The optional guided tour gives you an insight into how ‘uisge beatha’ (the ‘water of life’) is made and takes you on a journey to discover the history behind one of Scotland’s most iconic exports. Enjoy our exclusive partnership with the Famous Grouse Experience by receiving a discounted entry fee and a free whisky miniature. Only available if reserved in advance.

    You may wish to consider our ‘Southern Highlands and a Taste of the Water of Life’ Day Tour which includes exclusive whisky tasting and lunch.