18 days in Scotland Itinerary

18 days in Scotland Itinerary

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18 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Inverness
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Ballachulish
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Edinburgh
— 7 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Singapore

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 17th (Thu), make a trip to The Royal Mile, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

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Singapore, Singapore to Edinburgh is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In December, Edinburgh is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

7
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh), Aviemore (Cairngorm Mountain, Loch Morlich, &more) and The Old Packhorse Bridge (in Carrbridge). There's much more to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, get outside with Bowhunter Archery, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness, and look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre.

For more things to do, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Inverness road trip app .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inverness are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ballachulish.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aviemore, Bowhunter Archery, Aigas Field Centre, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Clava Cairns
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Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

1
night
Ballachulish

Ballachulish ©
The village of Ballachulish in Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, is centred on former slate quarries. On the 24th (Thu), stroll through Glencoe Mountain, then appreciate the views at Glen Coe, then take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ballachulish trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Inverness to Ballachulish in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ballachulish

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Glencoe Folk Museum ©
Glencoe Folk Museum

7
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Glasgow (Vino Valentino, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, &more). Enjoy Edinburgh some more: take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, look for all kinds of wild species at BobCat Alpacas, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, and stop by Edinburgh Old Town.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip app .

Traveling by car from Ballachulish to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Glasgow
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Pickering's Gin Distillery ©
Pickering's Gin Distillery
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©

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