Kathie Snyders

A Happy Place Travel (dba It's Celtic Time!)

Ancient Scotland Tour July 16, 2024

Jul 16, 2024 to Jul 24, 2024
Scotland & the Orkney Islands

The Ancient Scotland Tours are small group, 7 passenger, 8 night (including hotels, entrance fees and 5 star Scottish guides) tours of Scotland that delve into fascinating sites of Scottish History. 


What's included in this trip:

  • All accommodations (8 nights), 2 dinners and entrance fees included!
  • Kilmartin Glen which holds over 300 Ancient Sites including Dunadd Fortress
  • Day in Inverness, Shopping, Whiskey, Music, Books, Hop-on Hop-off Bus
  • Ferry to the Orkney Islands for 2 nights!
  • Orkney Sites include the Italian Chapel, Bishop's Palace, Earl's Palace, St Magnus Cathedral, Standing Stones of Stenness, Ring of Brodgar (Orkney's Legendary Dancing Giants), Ness of Brodgar, Maeshowe cairn and passage grave, Neolithic village of Skara Brae, Cliffs of Yesnab or Sheila Fleet Jewelry Designer
  • St Andrews Medieval Cathedral and Priory

What's not included:

  • Airfare is not included. 
  • Arrival or departure transfers.

Itinerary:

  • Day 1 (Stirling): Arrive Stirling. This could be an opportunity to see Stirling Castle.
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  • Day 2 (Stirling): Journey begins with a visit to the Medieval Cathedral and Priory of St Andrews, and a visit to Abernethy, the Pictish Capital, and a stop at Tullibardine Distillery
 
  • Day 3 (Kilmartin):  Loch Lomond, Ancient Seat of the Early Scottish Kings, Ancient Monuments in Kilmartin Glen
 
  • Day 4 (to Inverness):  Glen Lonan, Diarmaid’s Stone, Connel Bridge, Castle Stalker View
 
  • Day 5 (Inverness):  Shopping, Whiskey, Music, Books, Hop-on Hop-off Bus
 
  • Day 6 (to the Orkney Islands):  Old Man of Hoy, Cliffs of Yesnaby or Sheila Fleet Jewelry Designer, St Magnus Cathedral
 
  • Day 7 (the Stones of Orkeny):  Standing Stones of Stenness, Ring of Brodgar, Ness of Brodgar, Maeshowe, Skara Brae
 
  • Day 8 (more Orkney): Italian Chapel, Bishop's Palace, Earl's Palace then Ferry back to Mainland Scotland
 
  • Day 9  (Inverness): Tour Ends After Breakfast

Cancellation policy:

Up to 121 days : $500 non-refundable deposit 

120 to 61 days: $500 above +$300 per person 

60 to 46 days: 80% of tour

45 days or less: 100% of tour

Plus any supplier fees


Available Packages

Twin Sharing
Available until April 25, 2024

$3,220.00
Deposit: $500.00 per person

Price per person for sharing a room with 2 twin beds. 
 

Note: If you don't have a roommate, you will need to sign up for the single room below.

 

Double Sharing
Available until April 25, 2024

$3,220.00
Deposit: $500.00 per person

Price per person for sharing a room with 1 double bed preferred.  We will have to request the double bed.  
 

Note: If you don't have a roommate, you will need to sign up for the single room below.

 

Single (Solo person traveling who will have their own room)
Available until April 25, 2024

Starting At: $3,997.00
Deposit: $500.00 per person

Price per person for a private room either with 1 double bed (or 2 twin beds depending on availability)