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Cairngorm National Park and Speyside Whisky Day Trip

  • When does it run?
    Tuesday & Friday
  • Start time
    9:30am
  • Duration
    9 hours
Inclusions
  • Transport in a 16-seat Mercedes mini coach
  • The stories and services of a Rabbie's driver-guide
Guests
  • Adult (16+)
  • Child (5-15)

Key Highlights

  • Behold the rolling hills and diverse wilderness of the Cairngorms National Park
  • Relish some first-rate dram of famous Speyside whisky at Glenfiddich Distillery
  • Prepare to mix highland scenery with mouth-watering whisky
  • Experience a stirring blend of Scottish sights and savours

Overview

Enjoy this day trip from Inverness to Cairngorms and Speyside where the highlights include a magical mix of distilleries, shimmering lochs, majestic mountain views and national parks. Cairngorms National Park boasts four of the UK’s highest mountains and is abundant in varied flora and fauna. Sample delicious mouthwatering whisky at Glenfiddich Distillery, one of Scotland’s most famous brands that is globally renowned. A drive through Speyside will make you realize how it is quite literally a whisky heaven with several distilleries per square mile of the region!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Tuesday & Friday

  • Duration

    9 hours

  • Start time

    9:30am

  • Meeting Point

    Stance 7, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness, IV1 1LT

  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Itinerary

  • Begin your tour from Inverness bus station where the expert driver of a comfortable Mercedes mini coach awaits.

    First lap of the day begins at Speyside which is a wonderful subregion of the Scottish Highlands, and is home to a large number of Scotch whisky distilleries packed snugly in a small area. Be amazed by a whopping 84 working distilleries in Speyside! Enjoy light, grassy, and lunchtime whiskies such as Glenlivet or indulge in the rich, sweet, sherried whiskies like Glenrothes and Macallan. Learn about the typical character and style of Speyside whiskies including apple, vanilla, oak, malt, nutmeg or dried fruit.

    You then travel through Speyside to the majestic Cairngorms National Park. This National Park has a little something for everybody as you’ll find it rich in castles, distilleries, family attractions for all and limitless fun. Located in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, this National Park is the largest in UK and is ripe with activities and you may partake in a few ranging from water sports, snow sports, cycling, or simply exploring the tranquil wilderness. Cairngorms has been home to majestic mountains and wonderful wildlife. The opportunities for fun are abundant, and your expert guide will show you the best of the unbelievable scenery around Loch Morlich and Glenmore.

    After soaking in the best sights and experiences of the Highlands, you then head to the infamous Glenfiddich Distillery. Glenfiddich is the world’s best selling single malt and along with Glenlivet and Macallan it makes up a third of the entire single malt market in the world. You can take this opportunity to learn the subtle tricks and tips that go into distillation. Enjoy a sample of one of the finest drams, right at the place where it’s casked.

    After enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of the Highlands to your heart’s content, take the short drive back to Inverness where the trip comes to a close.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Transport in a 16-seat Mercedes mini coach
  • The stories and services of a Rabbie's driver-guide
  • Entry fees to visitor attractions

Please note

Pack your waterproof clothing and walking shoes. One 15 kilogram bag per person.

This tour is not suitable for persons under the age of 5 years.

Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). AT this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Travel light: You are only allowed to carry 14 kgs of luggage on this tour. A carry-on bag plus a small bag is preferable as advised by the local authorities.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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