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When you only have half a day to take in as much of the Scottish Highlands, figuring out what to include and where to start can be a bit tricky. That is where this half day tour swoops in to save the day and ensure that you can return home certain in the knowledge that you didn’t miss out on a single thing. 

This will serve as a fulfilling taster of some of the highlights the Highlands have to offer, this will surely leave you wanting to explore even more of this gem filled area. And you will most certainly want to book a trip back to explore all those corners you just did not have the time to see this time round. 

After being briefed about the plan for the day by your dashing guide, you will depart from Glasgow Central station at approximately 9.00 am . From here you will take the highway all the way to Tarbet Pier where you will have some free time to take a tour along the banks of Loch Lomond and  a cruise over the Loch. Just taking in the view is also an option. 

 

From the shores of Loch Lomond, you will wind your way up to the highest viewpoint on the A83 highway. This is your chance to stretch your legs and absorb the naturally beautiful view, filled to the brim with historic events. 

Leaving this moment behind you will make your way to the grounds of Inveraray Castle where you can while away your time, walking through the grounds and viewing the castle that has withstood time and turmoil from all corners. Grabbing a bite to eat is also an option here, depending on the day and at the discretion of the guide. 

As per plan, after finishing Inveraray we will be heading to Oban. The city of Oban is located on the west coast of Scotland, in the Argyll region. It is situated at the mouth of the River Oban where it flows into Loch Fyne. The town was originally founded as a fishing settlement and later became an important trading port. The town’s name comes from “Oban” which means “little bay” or “small harbour” in Gaelic, which is appropriate given that this Scottish town sits on a small harbour area.

In terms of tourism, Oban has been an attractive destination for many years because

When your time has finished here you will turn back to the point of origin, where you will be dropped off and released to explore the city further with many hours ahead of you to fill with other sights and spots. 

 

Trip Itineraries

Itineraries

Staring point

Glasgow Georger Square

As this is the starting and finishing point of the tour you will have the opportunity to take a look at the impressive persons, forever commemorated in the form of statues at the seat of the Glasgow City Council.

Tarbet Pier , Arrochar

Cruise

On a thin strip of land found between two majestic lochs you will find Tarbet. The pier being the point of departure for optional boat cruises or just a spectacular view over the well-known and much loved Loch Lomonde.

Rest and be Thankful Viewpoint, Cairndow

Photo Stop

This viewpoint is the highest point on the A83 along which you will be traveling and provides you with an opportunity to take in the majestic view of the old valley road, which was engineered after the Jacobite rebellion. A point of historical importance and great natural beauty.

Inveraray

Castle , inveraray jail

Inveraray is a small and charming town in Scotland. The town is located on the shores of Loch Fyne, which is a beautiful body of water. There are many things to do in Inveraray, but one of the best attractions is the castle.

Inveraray Castle was built in 18th century and it has been home to many noble families since then. It was also used as a prison for some time during World War II. Nowadays, the castle houses an art gallery and a museum that gives visitors an insight into how life was like back in those days.

Oban

Lunch

Oban is a small town in Scotland and it is situated on the west coast of the country. It has a population of around 10,000 people. The town's economy was traditionally based on fishing and farming but more recently it has become a popular tourist destination with its scenic location, beaches, and historic buildings.

The town of Oban is located in Scotland on the west coast of the country. The area was traditionally based on fishing and farming but now it is also a popular tourist destination with its scenic location, beaches, and historic buildings.

Glasgow George square

Stopping Point

  • An air-conditioned vehicle with an English speaking driver- guide. 
  • Stories and background about each location. 
  • Transport via a  Mercedes. 
  • Boat tip tickets
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Additional activities at the locations that are visited
  • Entry fees to the attractions. 
  • Inveraray Castle admission fee
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  • Pricing Name Day tour
    Start Saturday 25/06/2022
    End Saturday 25/06/2022
    1 - 7 Pax
     

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Picking up location: 266 George Street G11QX.

Packing waterproof clothing and walking shoes is advised. 

The tour guide will brief you about the plans for the day and where the lunch stop will be at the start of the tour as this is not a set location or time. It will be tweaked at the discretion of the guide depending on time and necessity. 

Your guide will take a half-hour lunch break when you have your lunch and will thus be temporarily unavailable for that time. 

For Inveraray Castle infomaion  please visit : https://www.inveraray-castle.com/visit-us

 

 

Degenerated Bus departure area
266 George Street G11QX.

Ans : It is with regret that we must inform you that we do not allow children under the age of five in our tours. We don't provide booster seats for hygiene reasons, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Ans : if you miss or are late for the tour, we cannot offer the same tour again. This is due to our cancellation policy.

Ans : we have no toilets onboard. But don't worry, you'll be given regular comfort breaks during the journey.

Ans : We advise all of our clients to purchase travel insurance before they start their journey.

Ans : If you have any more questions, feel free to email uk info@appsgo.co.uk , or check out our full FAQs for more information.

yes , we have a minimum number policy.
Apps Go Tours does operate a minimum number policy. Apps Go Tours needs a minimum number of passengers to operate any tour. The minimum is variable in relation to a specific tour or discounts given to operate a specific tour.If you cancel, we will refund you in full or you can book another tour in your choice.
If you have any other questions about our tours please do not hesitate to get in touch and we will be more than happy to help out!

Please note that for one day tours, half-day tours and city tours (being single day tours with a specific itinerary, which are available for booking on scheduled dates from scheduled departure points, together “sightseeing tours”), the following cancellation charges apply:
20% of the price of the tour if cancellation is made 7 days or more before departure date;
50% of the price of the tour if cancellation is made 3 days or more before departure date;
100% if cancellation is made less than 3 days before departure date.

Just wanted to let you know that we don't recommend bringing your car into the centre of our departure cities, as it can be hard to find parking and there are excellent public transportation services.

Please note that for one day tours, half-day tours and city tours (being single day tours with a specific itinerary, which are available for booking on scheduled dates from scheduled departure points, together “sightseeing tours”), the following cancellation charges apply:

20% of the price of the tour if cancellation is made 7 days or more before departure date;

50% of the price of the tour if cancellation is made 3 days or more before departure date;

100% if cancellation is made less than 3 days before departure date.

. What are the pickup locations?

266 George Street G11QX