Salmon, Whisky and the Highlands

At a glance:

Explore the history, Royal Heritage and cobbled alleyways of Edinburgh, the vibrant Scottish capital.

Discover the great outdoors, foraging for foods to create ‘wild’ dishes in the dramatic highland landscapes.

Experience the thrill of landing your own real Scottish Salmon on one of the UK’s finest Salmon-fishing rivers.

Feel the welcome and warmth of the local people as you experience the excitement and national pride of a traditional Highland Games.

Relax and savour great Scottish hospitality in characterful properties with plenty of opportunities to taste the local single malts.

The ultimate Scottish trip experiencing the landscapes, flavours and traditions of Scotland.

Immerse yourself in the ultimate explorer tour of Scotland with a mixture of iconic destinations, hidden gems, cultural experiences and unique foods. Your personal guide will introduce you to the country that they call home. Explore Edinburgh, the Scottish capital with its Royal connections and quirky ‘Old Town’, before finding yourself in the big skies, craggy mountains and breath-taking lochs of the Highlands. Hike mountain trails and discover Scottish wildlife with your local guide. Forage for wild foods and create a special meal from your rich pickings. Bathe in the tranquillity of forest walks and appreciate some of the most spectacular panoramic views in the world. Step aboard a loch cruise to unwind and take in the exceptional scenery and historic castles from the water.

Spend a day with professional fishermen, fishing for Salmon on one of Scotland’s finest Salmon-fishing rivers followed by a visit to the smokehouse to learn more about this traditional process of preserving the fish. Soak up the history of whisky-making, with a barrel-making experience and a personal distillery tour and tasting. Feel the passion of local people at a traditional Highland Games filled with the vibrant-coloured tartans of the kilts, the strength of the caber-tossing, the lively piping of the pipers and the spirited Highland dancing. We are sure that this trip will delight and enthral you, showcase those uniquely Scottish experiences that only a trip to Scotland can offer.

Visit in the early summer for the best salmon-fishing and try combining this trip with our Highlands and Islands tour for 3 weeks of sublime Scottish adventures.

Call us today on +44 (0)1646 405060 to start planning your holiday.