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Program #20321RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Spend an unforgettable week at the baronial family home of Sir John Lister-Kaye, renowned as a naturalist, writer and conservationist in his home country, to experience the Scottish Highlands’ soaring peaks, low-lying glens and misty lochs. Enjoy private access to the Victorian home and gardens, join rangers to explore the grounds of the Aigas Field Centre, Scotland’s premier field station, and venture to Loch Ness, Glen Affric and many more Highlands highlights.


Highlights

• Ranger-led field trips offer a view into Highland Scotland’s ancient history, the downfall of Gaelic clans, the Highland Clearances and New World emigration.
• Experience the castles, clan lands and romance of the famous Isle of Skye.
• Enjoy lunch at Armadale Castle, the ancestral seat of the Clan Macdonald.

Activity Notes

Light walking of up to one mile a day; some uneven terrain and stairs at historic sites.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Edinburgh, 2 nights; coach to Aigas Field Centre near Beauly, 7 nights; coach to Isle of Skye, 2 nights; coach to Edinburgh, 1 night; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
36 meals: 12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 12 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.8
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