| Breakfast: ||Full Scottish breakfast in the hotel.|
| Morning: ||Day-long transfer to Aigas Field Center in Inverness-shire with information about and stops en route at Paisley, Port Glasgow and Greenock, Dumbarton, Vale of Leven, Hellensburgh, Alexandra, Luss, Tarbet, Sloy, Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, Ballachulish, Kinlochleven, and Fort William.|
| Lunch: ||Packed lunch.|
| Afternoon: ||
Continue to Aigas with information about and stops en route at Inverlochy Castle, Skiing, Road to the Isles, Banavie, Ben Nevis, the Great Glen, Spean Bridge, Laggan, Loch Oich, Well of Heads, Glen Garry, Invergarry, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Invermoriston, Foyers and Inverfarigang, Urquhart, Drumnadrochit, and Inverness. Arrival at Aigas in time for afternoon tea and welcome. Aigas Field Centre is based at the House of Aigas, a Victorian sporting lodge purchased by Sir John Lister-Kaye in 1977. In addition to the main house the estate comprises an extensive arboretum, formal gardens, native pinewoods, birch woodland, exotic plantation, moorland and agricultural land as well as a picturesque freshwater loch. This range of habitats attracts a myriad of wildlife, with over 120 different species of birds recorded, and many of Scotland’s larger mammals including pine marten, otter, badger and deer.
We will meet before dinner to discuss domestic arrangements for the week ahead and to talk about wish lists.
| Dinner: ||In the baronial hall in the House of Aigas, the home of Sir John and Lady Lucinda Lister-Kaye. Meals eaten in the baronial hall surrounded by family portraits and Victorian artefacts.|
| Evening: ||At leisure. Drinks available in the lounge for cash payments. Use of the extensively stocked library of history and natural history books, wall map of northern Scotland. The old Victorian dining room is now used as a guest common room.|