Trip Overview…

This unforgettable train journey will be one that you’ll remember for years to come. Take a three-night ride onboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman and visit some of the most iconic sights, such as Loch Lomond, Ben Nevis, the Isle of Bute, and Mount Stuart. With 24-hour steward service and entertainment onboard, all meals, appetizers, and drinks included, and plenty of amazing excursions to enjoy off the train, there’s no telling what kind of memories you’ll make. Spend some time discovering London, Inverness, and Edinburgh before and after your Belmond Royal Scotsman train journey for the perfect combination of travel experiences.

Package Includes

Highlights

  • Explore the famous landmarks and attractions in London
  • Experience Inverness, the gateway to the mesmerizing Scottish Highlands
  • Visit Glen Affric (Scotland’s most gorgeous glen) and Loch Ness
  • Discover Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town
  • Travel onboard the iconic and luxurious Belmond Royal Scotsman
  • Stroll along Morar Sands in Arisaig for views of the majestic Cuillin Mountains
  • Check out the Glenfinnan Monument with a Highlander
  • Enjoy tea at Inverlochy Castle
  • Marvel at Mount Stuart at Isle of Bute

Rail & Hotel Included:

  • Rail travel as specified in itinerary
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in London
  • 1 night accommodation onboard the Caledonian Sleeper
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in Inverness
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in Edinburgh
  • 3 nights accommodation onboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman
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Tours & Inclusions:

  • All excursions as specified in itinerary
  • Meals on and off the train as specified in itinerary
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour in London

At a glance

13 days
Departing Apr 22 – Sep 22
From AUD$
11471
pp
Code RB

Your Itinerary

Day 1 – London

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Get to know the storied streets and landmarks of London using your included hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Icons include Big Ben, the London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, and Westminster Abbey. (Overnight in London)

Day 2 – London

Spend your day of leisure continuing to enjoy the bustling English capital. Experience the royal sights and world-class museums, world-class cuisine, and expansive parks. (Overnight in London) B

Day 3 – London To Inverness

inverness

Board the Caledonian Sleeper for your overnight journey to Inverness, the gateway to the Scottish Highlands. Your Classic room features a single or twin berth and wash basin. Speak to one of our Rail Experts about upgrading your accommodations to a Double room or Club room, which include priority access to the Club Car for meals and drinks and access to the lounge area to enjoy beautiful scenery in the morning. (Overnight onboard Caledonian Sleeper) B

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Day 4 – Inverness

Boasting an abundance of culture, history, a beautiful Old Town, and the 19th-century Inverness Cathedral, this city and the surrounding region was made for exploring. (Overnight in Inverness) B

Day 5 – Loch Ness And Glen Affric Day Tour

Travel by air-conditioned coach across the Caledonian Canal to Loch Ness, where you’ll choose from a one-hour boat cruise or 30-minute boat ride to Urquhart Castle. Following lunch at Drumnadrochit, visit Glen Affric, known as Scotland’s most gorgeous glen. Then, take a stroll amongst Caledonian pine trees before traveling to the town of Beauly. Stretch your legs while exploring the 13th-century town’s historic ruins. Finally, take in the views of Beauly Firth and arrive back in the city centre of Inverness. (Overnight in Inverness) B, L

Day 6 – Inverness To Edinburgh

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Travel by direct train to Edinburgh. Settle in before setting out to explore the capital of Scotland! From the cobbled streets of the medieval Old Town to the sweeping views from the top of the many hills, there is so much beauty to explore here. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B

Day 7 – Edinburgh

During your included city tour, you’ll get to see the best attractions and learn all about local traditions and stories. Visit Princes Street, Grassmarket, Dean Village, and Holyrood Palace. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B

Day 8 – Overnight Onboard The Belmond Royal Scotsman

This afternoon, you’ll board the luxurious and iconic Belmond Royal Scotsman for a three-night journey! Traveling west, the train heads through Falkirk to Craigendoran, which is the starting point for the West Highland Line. Enjoy afternoon tea while gazing out of your window as the train approaches Loch Lomond. After climbing Glen Falloch, you’ll arrive in Spean Bridge for the night for an informal dinner onboard the train and entertainment in the Observation Car. (Overnight onboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman) L, AT, D

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Day 9 – Overnight Onboard The Belmond Royal Scotsman

Your incredible journey continues west through Fort William. Keep an eye out for views of Ben Nevis. You’ll disembark at Arisaig and stroll along Morar Sands to take in views of the majestic Cuillin Mountains. Back on the train, enjoy lunch as you travel back toward Fort William. Then, visit Glenfinnan Monument with a Highlander and enjoy tea at Inverlochy Castle. You have the option of walking to Steall Waterfall in Glen Nevis. Back on the train, enjoy an informal dinner as you travel south to the village of Bridge or Orchy. (Overnight onboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman) B, L, AT, D

Day 10 – Overnight Onboard Belmond Royal Scotsman

Today’s highlight and destination is the Isle of Bute, where you’ll visit Mount Stuart. Back on the train, return to Wemyss Bay for a formal dinner en route to Kilmarnock for the evening. (Overnight onboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman) B, L, AT, D

Day 11 – Edinburgh

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Have a leisurely breakfast onboard the train before arriving back in Edinburgh. Upon arrival, travel to your hotel and relax. If you’re feeling adventurous, step out on the town to see any sights you didn’t get a chance to in the beginning or your trip. B

Day 12 – Edinburgh To London

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Catch your train back to the English capital today. Upon arrival, spend your time relaxing or checking off any must-see places from your personal itinerary. We recommend checking out the National Gallery, Hampton Court Palace, and watching the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. (Overnight in London) B

Day 13 – Your Journey Ends In London

Check out of your hotel and continue with your onward travels. B

MEAL GUIDE: B – BREAKFAST, BR – BRUNCH, L – LUNCH, AT – AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Disclaimer:
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Price based on 08 July 2022 departure.
Maximum Flexibility 
With Maximum Flexibility, we give travellers who book new reservations through 30 September 2021, the option to change their travel dates or cancel their rail holiday up to 5 days prior to departure without incurring any change or cancellation fees. Any existing reservations can be rescheduled up to 5 days prior to departure without incurring any change or cancellation fees.
Customers will be issued a future travel credit, which is valid for 24 months and can be used toward a new reservation with any of our brands, destinations, and itineraries for any travel date and length of trip without penalty*.
*Additional restrictions may apply for any rail vacations that include Cruises, Belmond, Rocky Mountaineer, Golden Eagle Luxury Trains, Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions, The Blue Train, El Transcantábrico, Tsars Gold, or other luxury trains. Please be aware that certain arrangements, may not be amended after they have been confirmed and any alteration could incur a cancellation charge of up to 100% of that portion of the travel arrangements.
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