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Virtual Loch Ness and Scottish Highlands Tour

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Atmospheric at the 3 sisters, Glencoe

Heavenly clouds over the Three Sisters at Glencoe. Copyright of Slainte Scotland Tours

On Thursday the 4th of June 2020, Catriona guided our virtual group through the stunning scenery of the A82 road to Loch Ness.

It is one of the most popular day tours into the Scottish Highlands with many operators offering a slight variation on the itinerary. Usually, the trip takes 12 hours, and Catriona condensed this quite well into just under 2 hours.

Virtual Loch Ness and Scottish Highlands Tour

Screengrab from our Virtual Loch Ness Tour

The tour started with a stop at Glencoe while being serenaded by the hauntingly beautiful voices of the Corries, singing the “Massacre of Glencoe”. Catriona then explained the history of that infamous event before taking our guests through some of our photographs through all the seasons of the area. Have you ever wanted to see what Glencoe looks like in winter? We then continued the tour up towards the Commando Monument at Spean Bridge before having our impromptu “lunch stop” beside the Caledonian Canal Locks at Fort Augustus. The piece de resistance for most people is the cruise on Loch Ness where you learn about the Loch and its famous monster, Nessie. The tour finished at the magnificent ruins of Urquhart Castle on the banks of Loch Ness

Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness Rainbow

A Rainbow was forming over Loch Ness with the ruins of Urquhart Castle in the background. Copyright of Slainte Scotland

The Loch Ness and Highlands Tour is a beautiful day out when staying in Scotland, especially if you have a limited time here. You can see more about this tour HERE.

If you missed joining this tour, please do not worry, you can still have access to the recording of the tour on Youtube which you can watch in your own time for the cost of a coffee. The comments section is open so that you may also ask questions or make any comments and Catriona will respond to you.

You can purchase a coffee here:

Please ensure that when you purchase a coffee, that you put “Loch Ness Tour 4 June” in the comments so that we know which one to send you.

Our tours are conducted over the Zoom platform, which is easy to use. You can see our schedule and more information here:

Catriona will be back on Tuesday for a Virtual Tour on our 3 Day Outlander Tour. This tour includes our usual Outlander Day Tour, Season Tour and Jacobite’s and Scottish Highlands Tour. It is a 2-hour tour that will have you reliving scenes from your favourite TV show.

You can book your tour below or here:

Who else could use your support right now?:

We would like to thank you for all your support, and we thought we should add the visitor attractions that we visit which would also benefit from a donation or use of their online shops etc. during this time:

On this tour we stop at:


Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh

Great way to explore Scotland!

Visit some of Scotland’s most iconic countryside on this day trip, such as Pitlochry, Glencoe, and Aviemore, hidden gems often missed on larger tours.

Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh

Visit some of Scotland’s most iconic countryside on this day trip, such as Pitlochry, Glencoe, and Aviemore, hidden gems often missed on larger tours.

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