CAIRNGORMS WINTER WONDERLAND
Best time to travel
November - March
Explore the grounds of the beautiful Royal Balmoral Estate
Admire the dark winter sky over Scotland on a star gazing experience
Learn about Whisky at the Lochnagar Royal Distillery
Enjoy the beautiful winter scenery of Scotland on guided hiking tours
Amazing winter walks, royal whiskies and luxurious castles - there is hardly any better way to catch the mysterious atmosphere of the royal Scottish countryside than our cosy Cairngorms winter adventure. Venture around the royal Balmoral Estate, star gaze at the amazing dark sky over Scotland and relax in your luxury 5* Fife Arms Hotel Braemar.
DAY 1 - WELCOME TO SCOTLAND
Pick up your car from the airport and make your way to the Cairngorms National Park. The rest of the day is free to explore the charming villages in area or to relax at your hotel. Overnight at the Fife Arms Hotel.
DAY 2 – BALMORAL ESTATE - DARK WINTER SKY STAR GAZING (B)
A private guide will take you around the royal Balmoral Estate, where you will walk through the beautiful forest and discover the royal memorial cairns. After an early dinner, your guide will take you out into the dark night to admire Scotland's amazing dark sky while being wrapped up with a hot drink (weather permitting). Overnight at the Fife Arms Hotel.
DAY 3 - LOCHNAGAR HIKE - LOCHNAGAR ROYAL WHISKY DISTILLERY (B)
Explore the beautiful glacial Lochnagar area on a private guided hiking tour before making your way to the Lochnagar Royal Distillery, where you will learn about Whisky on a tour and tasting. Overnight at the Fife Arms Hotel.
DAY 4 - HIKE IN THE ROYAL DEESIDE (B)
This morning's private hiking tour will take you into the beautiful landscape of the Royal Deeside before you will discover the wild glens and its wildlife in the heart of Cairngorms on a landrover tour. Overnight in the Fife Arms Hotel.
DAY 5 - DEPARTURE (B)
Make your way to the airport and departure.
OUR SERVICE FOR YOU
The itinerary is flexible and we have plenty of adventure in store, so should you wish to make minor changes to the suggested itinerary or extend your stay, we will be happy to talk to you.
Luxury 5* hotel
Breakfasts (B), Lunches (L) and Dinners (D) as outlined
Activities, tours & visits as outlined
Qualified, English speaking guide on all tours, activities and experiences
Expert travel planning, trip preparation and on tour support
Taxes and insurances for the activities