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Discover the classic highlights of Scotland on this itinerary ideal for first-time visitors. Visit Scotland’s best-known sightseeing spots at your own pace and enjoy the views of the countryside as you drive from stop to stop.

The car rental and hotel stays are included in this package, along with a bunch of other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy and unforgettable.

  • Round-trip flight to Edinburgh  (if Flight & Hotel package option is chosen)
  • 7 nights in 3-star hotels (upgrade to 4-star hotels available)
  • Daily breakfast
  • 7-day car rental in category chosen, including:
  • Third  Party Liability Insurance, Vehicle Theft Protection, VAT,  Unlimited Mileage,  Edinburgh Airport Fee
  • Includes Careflex: Cancel up to 3 days prior
Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton
Jul 14-Aug 31, 2023 from $2699 + $839 tax
Sep 9-Oct 13, 2023 from $2279 + $839 tax
Upgrade to 4-star hotels from $500 more
Kelowna, Victoria, Winnipeg from $200 more

Please note: Package includes manual compact car rental. Additional cost to upgrade to automatic

Note: Day tours and visits not included, just where you stay each night is set. Distances shown include visits as described, but you are able to adjust the itinerary to better suit what you want to see along the way.

Day 1 Depart Canada

Board your flight to Edinburgh.

Day 2 Edinburgh – Stirling 

Upon arrival at Edinburgh Airport, make your way to the car rental area to pick up your rental car, then drive to Stirling Castle, situated upon a volcanic plug with a wonderful view over Stirlingshire.  After, head to Bannockburn’s interactive visitor’s centre, depicting one of the most important battles in Scottish history, or the Wallace Monument which commemorates William Wallace.
Travel Distance: 49 km
Hotel: 3-star Golden Lion Hotel or upgrade to 4-star Stirling Highland (or similar)

Day 3 Stirling – Loch Lomond – Oban / Fort William (B)

Leave Sterling and drive to the west coast via Loch Lomond, the largest lake in Great Britain, known for the tranquil beauty of its wooded shores and islands.

Continue along Loch Fyne and pass by Inveraray Castle and the charming homeland of the Duke of Argyll on your way to Oban, or take the scenic route via the rugged landscape of Rannoch Moor and Glencoe, one of the Scotland’s most famous valleys.
Travel Distance: 156 km
Hotel: 3-star Premier Inn Hotel or upgrade to 4-star Corriegour Lodge (or similar)

Day 4 Oban / Fort William – Isle of Skye (B)

Drive north and take a ferry from Mallaig to the Isle of Skye, or continue via Loch Lochy to Kyle of Lochalsh and take the bridge to the Isle of Skye, the largest and most scenic of the Hebridean Islands.
Travel Distance: 255 km
Hotel: 3-star Royal Hotel Portree or upgrade to Skebost Hotel (or similar)

Day 5 Skye – Lock Ness – Inverness (B)

Travel east to Eilean Donan Castle, one of the most iconic landmarks in all of Scotland, then continue for Inverness via Loch Ness. You may choose to stop at Urquhart Castle situated on the banks of Loch Ness. If you dare, take a cruise on Loch Ness for a chance at a glimpse of the elusive monster!
Travel Distance: 191 km
Hotel: 3-star Priory Hotel or upgrade to Riverness Hotel (or similar)

Day 6 Inverness – Pitlochry – Perth (B)

Drive east of Inverness where you can visit Cawdor Castle and its beautiful gardens, or drive south via Aviemore to explore the impressive Cairngorm Mountains. Continue to Pitlochry where you may choose to visit the smallest distillery in Scotland, the Edradour Distillery. Take a stroll through its historic village before continuing south to Perth.
Travel Distance: 186 km
Hotel: 3-star Bridge of Cally Hotel or upgrade to 4-star Fishers Hotel (or similar)

Day 7 St Andrews – Fife – Edinburgh (B)

Visit St Andrews where golf has been played on the Old Course since the 15th century. After a few rounds, continue along the coast via the small fishing villages of Elie and Pittenweem and cross the Queensferry Crossing with its spectacular views of the Firth of Forth.
Travel Distance: 70 km
Hotel: 3-star Brooks Hotel or upgrade to 4-star Market Street Hotel (or similar)

Day 8 Edinburgh (B)

Spend the day soaking up the atmosphere of this ancient city. Visit some of its many attractions, such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Family’s official residence in Scotland.
Hotel: 3-star Brooks Hotel or upgrade to 4-star Market Street Hotel (or similar)

Day 9 Edinburgh (B)

After breakfast, return your car at the airport before boarding your flight home.

When booking your Fly & Drive, the first name added on the file is considered as the principle driver of the vehicle. Modifications or change of name to principle driver name will incur fees.

Car Categories:

Group 2 – Small 2 door / Manual Transmission

Group 4 – Mediam 4 door / Automatic Transmission


  • Third  Party Liability Insurance
  • Vehicle Theft Protection, VAT
  • Unlimited Mileage
  • Edinburgh Airport Fee

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287