• SHETLAND AND ORKNEY ISLAND EXPLORER

    Thursday 27th June to Tuesday 2nd July 2019 – 6 days

SHETLAND AND ORKNEY ISLAND EXPLORER

Thursday 27th June to Tuesday 2nd July 2019 – 6 days

A fantastic tour that explores the beauty of the Shetland and Orkney Isles.  Both of these islands have managed to retain many of their original, unique customs and traditions resulting from their long and eventful history.

Fishers Hotel, Pitlochry

This former coaching inn is based in the centre of Pitlochry; all rooms are en suite with TV, free WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a lift to all floors.

Royal Hotel, Thurso

Situated in the charming town of Thurso; bedrooms are en suite with TV, WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a lift to all floors.

King Robert Hotel, Stirling

Based on the site of the Battle of Bannockburn on the outskirts of Stirling; rooms are en suite with TV, free WiFi, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer. There is no lift at this hotel.

North Link Ferries

All accommodation on board the Northlink Ferry Ship has been built with comfort in mind; Cabins are modern and equipped with en suite facilities and complimentary tea and coffee. The restaurant serves meals consisting of a choice of starter main course and dessert.

All tours subject to alterations and booking conditions.

Photographic ID will be needed for this tour

HOLIDAY DETAILS

Price Includes:
  • Luxury Coach Travel
  • Dinner, bed and breakfast each day
  • Guided tours of Orkney Isles and Shetland Isles
  • Visit to Aberdeen
  • 2 overnight ferry crossings
  • Porterage at hotels
  • Door to door pick up

Coach Trip OutboundOutbound – Thursday 27th June 2019

Inbound – Tuesday 2nd July 2019Coach Trip Inbound

£815 per person – Single Supplement £150

ITINERARY

Day 1 – Takes us to Pitlochry for an overnight stay.

Day 2 – We drive through the stunning and scenic Cairngorm National Park, to arrive in Thurso and our hotel for the night.

Day 3 – We enjoy time in Thurso before our ferry crossing to the mystical Orkney Isles. We are joined by a local guide to tour this wonderful island at a leisurely and relaxed pace. Our tour includes a visit of the World Heritage sites of Skara Brae, Stones of Stenness, Ring of Brodgar, Skaill House, Churchill Barriers, Italian Chapel and Scapa Flow. We finish time in Orkney at Kirkwell where dinner is provided at a local restaurant. After dinner we board our overnight ferry to the Shetland Isles.

Day 4 – After breakfast on board we arrive in Lerwick and meet our guide for the day. We make our way southwards to the tip of the headland to visit the Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement. We return northwards towards the capital of Lerwick where we will enjoy free time for lunch. In the afternoon we visit Scalloway Castle and Museum. Later in the afternoon we board our overnight ferry where dinner will be served.

Day 5 – On arrival in Aberdeen breakfast is served before our journey through some of Scotlands most picturesque countryside. We arrive at our final hotel where you can relax before dinner.

Day 6 – Homeward bound.

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