Victoria Ogier

Good Trip

Scotland Trip - 2023

Aug 2, 2023 to Aug 9, 2023
August 2–9, 2023
8 Days / 7 Nights / 11 Meals
$2,915 LAND ONLY per person

Welcome to our booking page for the Good Trip 2023 Scotland Tour!
Review the details and book your spot today on this unforgettable journey.
Limited space available.

What's included in this trip:

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach and  all entrance fees to attractions
  • 7 nights in hotels
  • 7 daily hot breakfasts
  • 4 dinners
  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
  • Immerse yourself in farm life to see how a farmer works with highly-skilled dogs to herd sheep.
  • Go behind the scenes at Blair Athol Distillery for a tour and sample of the finished product
  • Professional tour director
  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Deluxe documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person
  • Pre-trip whiskey/ beer tasting gathering in Ankeny, Iowa to meet fellow travelers and get travel-ready!

  • Sandman Signature Glasgow Hotel | Glasgow (1 night)
  • Ballachulish Hotel | Ballachulish (1 night)
  • Muthu Newton Hotel | Nairn (1 night)
  • Atholl Palace Hotel | Pitlochry (2 nights)
  • Norton House Hotel & Spa | near Edinburgh (2 nights)

* All hotels and visits may be subject to change for 2023 tours. 
* The max group size for this tour is 44 passengers.
* We are asking all travelers be 21 and over for this group. 

Flights are not included in this price. Air and pre / post accommodations assistance is available upon request. 

The Itinerary

Day 1:  Glasgow Tour & Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Your tour begins at 2:00 PM at your Glasgow hotel. Set out on a panoramic tour of central Glasgow’s highlights including red sandstone Victorian buildings, delightful parks, Glasgow Cathedral, and the River Clyde, once important for shipbuilding. Visit the extensive and varied art collections in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Chat with your tour director and fellow travelers over a welcome drink. Your evening is free to dine independently.

Day 2: Loch Lomond Cruise & Inveraray Castle
Embark on a short cruise of Loch Lomond to appreciate the beauty of this famous loch and admire panoramic views. Browse around the town of Inveraray and have lunch on your own before taking a guided tour of Inveraray Castle, featured in “Downton Abbey”. Journey across Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, often considered one of Scotland’s most spectacular and beautiful places. Continue to Ballachulish on the shore of Loch Leven.  *Breakfast and Dinner included
Day 3:  Isle of Skye & Loch Ness
Travel on the scenic “Road to the Isles”, stopping for photos at the Glenfinnan Monument. Ferry to the Isle of Skye to visit Armadale Castle, a romantic ruin surrounded by magnificent gardens. Back on the mainland, travel along the shores of Loch Ness. End the day at your hotel in Nairn, a lovely manor house set on spacious grounds near the North Sea. *Breakfast and Dinner included

Day 4:  Culloden Battlefield & Sheepdog Trials
A short distance from Nairn is the Culloden Battlefield where the British government  forces defeated the army of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, popularly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie. Walk around the battlefield and the visitor center. Continue through majestic Highland scenery to a local farm for a demonstration of trained dogs herding sheep. Travel through the high peaks of the Grampian Mountains to your gracious manor-style hotel near Pitlochry.  *Breakfast and Dinner included
Day 5: Blair Castle & Whisky Tasting | Pitlochry
Visit Blair Castle, home of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Delve into the history of Mary, Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie, and how Queen Victoria’s famous stay led to the creation of Europe’s only private army, the Atholl Highlanders. Go behind the scenes at Blair Athol Distillery for a tour and sample of the finished product. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the hotel gardens and museum or browsing around Pitlochry.  *Breakfast and Dinner included
Day 6: Glamis Castle & St Andrews 
Travel through lush countryside to visit Glamis Castle, the legendary setting of “Macbeth” and childhood home of the late Queen Mother. This majestic building is filled with priceless artifacts and furnishings. Head to St Andrews, the “Home of Golf,” to see the famous Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the Old Course. Enjoy free time to browse around the medieval town. Head to your hotel near Edinburgh. *Breakfast included

Day 7:  Edinburgh Panoramic Tour & Edinburgh Castle
Explore Edinburgh to compare and contrast the wide streets and elegant mansions of the Georgian 200-year-old “New Town” with the narrow lanes and medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile, the oldest part of the city. Tour the imposing Edinburgh Castle with its splendid views of the city. Wrap up the tour with an unforgettable night at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. *Breakfast included
Day 8:  Tour Ends in Edinburgh
All good trips must come to an end. Your tour ends after breakfast. * Breakfast Included
We are happy to help with Pre-and Post travel arrangements if you'd like to extend your visit with days in London, Ireland or other top European destinations! You will have the option to request more information during the booking process. 

Deposits, Cancellation, Changes & Travel Policies:

For reservations, complete the form below by clicking "Book Now" and pay your non-refundable deposit of $250 per person payable by credit card only. 

Optional Trip Protection Insurance is additional at $259 per person and is also due at the time of deposit.

Final payments are due May 24, 2023. 

Questions or Want to Learn More? 

Feel free to contact Victoria at 515-201-2371 or

Available Packages

Scotland Dreams - Land Tour Package
Unavailable as of March 31, 2023

Starting At: $2,915.00
Deposit: $250.00 per person

Hit Scotland's Highlights with this fully guided tour. Your land-only, tour package cost includes airport transfers,  daily breakfasts, several dinners, all hotels and porterage, private coach transportation and guided tours. 
Cost of land only arrangements is $2915 per person sharing twin accommodations. If you are a solo travelers, the single room supplement is $770. Triple occupancy might be available by request only. 

Extra Options

Travel Protection
Unavailable as of January 13, 2023


Travel Protection can be purchased at the time the individual land deposits are
paid to protect your tour costs. 
Full Travel Protection Plan Details are available at
Help protect your travel investment, your belongings and most importantly you from those unforeseen circumstances that may arise before or during your trip.