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Highland Explorer Tours

(The Royal Mile) 60 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, Scotland
+44 131 558 3738
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Our superb selection of cultural, scenic and culinary tours are specially created to showcase our wonderful country and finest Scottish produce. They are designed to make the most of your time and to give you an authentic experience of Scotland. These tours whisk you through the most essential sights of Scotland and include award-winning samples of Scottish food and drink. It’s the most appetising way to experience Scotland in a day.
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  • Average5%
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(The Royal Mile) 60 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, Scotland
Old Town
+44 131 558 3738
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Reviewed today

Me and my friend were able to take Outlander Film Locations Day Trip from Edinburgh. and it was AMAZING! Kirsty was an amazing tour guide. A huuuge thank you for the experience!

Thank Karina O
Reviewed yesterday

We had the best of time over the 5 days! Caitlin was a great tour guide, history to local knowledge of where to eat she made everything so simple and easy for us. She was very passionate about the historical and cultural facts of Scotland....More

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Thank ssmthomson
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sandy was an excellent driver and guide. We learned about the area and some history and it was fun. We did the tasting lunch and it was delicious!

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Thank mlbwolf
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our driver was kenny, he had so many stories to tell an really made the day, plus the amazing scenery.

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Thank heathjerald
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our bus driver was a small young Scottish woman (can't remember her name) but she was fantastic. She drove safely and pointed out all the landmarks and stories with them. She had a great sense of humour and was considerate of everyone. A very enjoyable...More

Thank b_kensington_miller
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had such an awesome tour - highly recommended! Scott is a great tour guide. Learned a lot about the castle as well as the local areas.

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Thank Dayna J
Reviewed 2 days ago

I bought the St. Andrews trip for my dad for our recent trip to Scotland. He really enjoyed the museum and getting to see the Old Course. Even if you're not a big fan of golf you can see the cathedral and university which are...More

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Thank marybF9423VH
Reviewed 2 days ago

Kirsty our guide was fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble, very informative, stunning scenery. Would highly recommend this tour.

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Thank Julia B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent tour. Thats what I have expected. Ouro tourguide was Kristie (?). She knows a lot about Scotland history and she is always helpfull.

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Thank Emanuel C
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a fun trip. Lots to see and several walks and beautiful lakes. Fun village to get lunch at and delicious too.

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Thank slcgal
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Was trying to book the 14 Oct for hotel but it is full. May I know if the B&B means that there is a private bathroom or will it be shared?
21 June 2017|
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Response from fergScotland | Property representative |
Hi kikaytine The B&B accommodation that we use has private bathroom facilities kind regards Hugh
Nabhojit B
I have booked 3 day tour of Isle of Skye with Hairy Coo. The tour description says that stay will be in Inverness. The reviews here say it was in Portree. Has it changed lately?
10 May 2017|
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Response from ExplorerTeam | Property representative |
Hi Nabhojit, We are Highland Explorer Tours and our 3 day tour stays overnight in Portree. I'm afraid that you have booked a tour with a different company so I wouldn't be able to advise about their itinerary. Have a... More
I just signed up for the three day trip to Skye. Did you go alone? If so, how was it traveling by yourself? Did you take the Jacobite train? What type of accommodations did you stay in? I booked the B&B option, but am wondering if I should switch that to a hotel. Any other information you might have would be truly appreciated. Thank you, Cheri Smith
31 March 2017|
Response from jonathanjames30 | Reviewed this property |
Hi cheri, I travelled with a friend and we stayed in Scotland for four days. We stayed for 2 days in Aviemore for the ski experience in cairngorm mountains, the view was lovely and we enjoyed pretending to be skiers for a... More