Scotland Hopper
8, 10, 11 or 13 Days
from $1,999 per person

Small Group Tour

Join this Scotland Hopper- perfect for the independent traveler who doesn’t want to join a large tour group with a rigid itinerary, but also doesn’t want to drive themselves. This tour provides you with one-way transportation between towns, accommodations, a flexible itinerary and optional day tours & attractions.

 

Hopper Itinerary:

-2-Night West Highlands Pre-Trip Extension Available-

Sunday – Day 1: Tour begins in Edinburgh

Monday – Day 2: Edinburgh

Tuesday – Day 3: Edinburgh

Wednesday – Day 4: Transfer from Edinburgh to Inverness

Thursday – Day 5: Inverness

Friday – Day 6: Transfer from Inverness to Glasgow

Saturday – Day 7: Glasgow

Sunday – Day 8: Tour ends in Glasgow

-3-Night Stirling Castle Post-Trip Extension Available-


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Tour Details

INCLUSIONS:

  • 7 nights in Premiere city-center hotels
    • Pre/Post nights available
    • Superior & Luxury Hotel upgrades available
  • Airport transfers to/from airport and city-center locations (private upgrades available)
  • Transportation between all towns:
    • Transfer from Edinburgh to Inverness via train
    • Private Driver Guide transfer to Glasgow via photo stop at Blair Castle
  • Hopper Meet & Greet: Edinburgh Underground Walking Tour**
  • Your choice of tours & attractions (Included):
    • Edinburgh Day 1, Your Choice:
      • Edinburgh Castle
      • Hop-On/Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour
      • Get both for only $15 more!
    • Edinburgh Day 2, Your Choice:
      • Day tour to Stirling Castle
      • Day tour to St. Andrews
      • Day tour Rosslyn Chapel
      • Day tour to West Highland Lochs & Castles
    • Inverness, Your Choice***:
      • Day Tour to Isle of Skye & Eileen Donan Castle
      • Day Tour to Black Isle, Moray Firth & Loch Ness
    • Glasgow City Sightseeing Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus Tour
    • Complete offerings of additional tours and attractions in each town to spend your trip how you choose! (Optional, for purchase)
  • Traditional Scottish breakfast every morning
  • All hotel taxes/fees
  • Tenon Tours Traveler Hotline available 24/7
  • E-Documents
  • 50% off Mi-Fi personal Wi-Fi hotspot rental rebate.

 

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*Flight not included. Tour requires an arrival into Edinburgh International Airport (EDI) and departure from Glasgow International Airport (GLA). Airport transfers are included.
**Meet & Greet included with weeks of 4 or more combined travelers.
***Inverness day tour choices not always available year-round. If not available the Inverness Hop-On/Hop-Off City Tour Bus pass will be included and switched with your choice of a day tour in Glasgow instead.

Scotland.WestHopper.TenonToursEXTENDED ITINERARY:

Friday – West Highlands Pre-Day 1: Tour begins in Glasgow
Saturday – West Highlands Pre-Day 2: Glasgow
Sunday – West Highlands Pre-Day 3/Hopper Day 1: Transfer from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Standard Scotland Singles Ireland Hopper Begins)

 

ADDITIONAL INCLUSIONS:

  • 2-nights Premiere city-center hotel in Glasgow
  • Glasgow: Oban, Glencoe, Highland Lochs & Castles Day Tour
  • Edinburgh: Edinburgh Castle & Hop-On/Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour
  • Transfer from Glasgow to Edinburgh via train

 

 

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*Flight not included. Tour requires an arrival into Edinburgh International Airport (EDI) and departure from Glasgow International Airport (GLA). Airport transfers are included.
**Meet & Greet included with weeks of 4 or more combined travelers.
***Inverness day tour choices not always available year-round. If not available the Inverness Hop-On/Hop-Off City Tour Bus pass will be included and switched with your choice of a day tour in Glasgow instead.

Scotland.HopperStirling.TenonToursEXTENDED ITINERARY:

Sunday – Stirling Castle Post-Day 1: Transfer from Glasgow to Stirling (Standard Singles Scotland Hopper Tour Ends in Glasgow)
Monday – Stirling Castle Post-Day 2: Stirling
Tuesday – Stirling Castle Post-Day 3: Transfer from Stirling to Edinburgh
Wednesday – Stirling Castle Post-Day 4: Tour ends in Edinburgh

 

ADDITIONAL INCLUSIONS:

  • 2-nights Premiere town-center hotel in Stirling
  • 1-night Premiere city-center hotel in Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh: Edinburgh Castle & Hop-On/Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour
  • Stirling Castle Entrance
  • Transfer from Glasgow to Stirling via train
  • Transfer from Stirling to Edinburgh via train

 

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*Flight not included. Tour requires an arrival into Edinburgh International Airport (EDI) and departure from Glasgow International Airport (GLA). Airport transfers are included.
**Meet & Greet included with weeks of 4 or more combined travelers.
***Inverness day tour choices not always available year-round. If not available the Inverness Hop-On/Hop-Off City Tour Bus pass will be included and switched with your choice of a day tour in Glasgow instead.

 

Scotland Hopper


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April 23, 2017 $1,999 $2,499 $2,549 $2,999
May 7, 2017 $2,049 $2,549 $2,599 $3,049
May 14, 2017 *Singles Week* $2,149 $2,549 $2,599 $3,049
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June 11, 2017 *limited availability* $2,149 $2,649 $2,699 $3,149
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July 16, 2017 $2,199 $2,699 $2,749 $3,199
September 3, 2017 $2,149 $2,649 $2,699 $3,149
September 17, 2017 *Singles Week* $2,149 $2,649 $2,699 $3,149
October 8, 2017 $2,049 $2,549 $2,599 $3,049

 

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Custom Options: Would you like to experience this itinerary on a week other than what is listed above? Like the idea of a Hopper, but want to customize it to be your own? Our travel specialists would be happy to price this tour or put a custom Ireland hopper tour together for you! Make sure to ask about our available upgrades as well.

TERMS: Pricing is per person based on land-only, double or triple occupancy and can change at any time. Add $69/night (low/mid season) or $79 (high season) for single room supplement. Rates are not locked in until per person deposit is received. Not valid for weeks with fewer than two travelers. Please ask your travel specialist for upgrade options. Prices do not include airfare or optional travel insurance. Superior Hotels, Luxury Hotels & child pricing (12 and under) available upon request. Balance due 90 days prior to departure.

For whom are tours recommended?

We recommend our tours for active independent travelers who want an alternative to driving themselves or a fully-planned tour with no freedom or flexibility. This tour is not recommended for those who require a full time guide, private transportation service at all times, luggage handling or have mobility issues requiring wheelchairs, have trouble walking or limiting medical conditions.

What is the weather like in Scotland?

Scotland has a mild, temperate climate which produces temperatures in the 60’s during the summer months and the low 30’s in the winter. Spring and autumn temperatures usually hover around 50 degrees (F). Rain is very common and tends to appear at the most random times so make sure you plan accordingly.

Check out Scotland’s average monthly temperatures below:
 
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Does Tenon Tours operate the day tours?

Tenon Tours works with various partner companies and local tour operators to provide you with the best day touring options.  By utilizing local tour companies you will be provided with the expertise of the area you are touring by a licensed guide.

Note: Don’t forget to tip your drivers based on the level of service they provide!

Some partner companies include, but are not limited to: Rabbies, City-Sightseeing, Highland Explorer, Galway Tour Company, Deros Tours, When Where Wales, Cork Taxi Tours, Irish Day Tours, Irish Rail Tours, Dualway, Premium Tours UK and Odyssey Coach Tours.

Is our tour departure guaranteed?

All tours are guaranteed and will not be canceled due to a lack of travelers. Our flexible transportation contracts allow for us to run a tour with anywhere from two to twenty people.

Will there be someone accompanying our group while we are on tour?

A full-time host or guide is not provided with Hopper Tours. Your Tenon Tours Travel Specialist will be happy to work with you prior to departure to answer any of your questions and make suggestions about available things to see or do. On most day tours and attractions there are licensed tour guides available and we also recommend asking the receptionists at your hotels for helpful tips and information. You will be provided with a 24/7 Tenon Tours Traveler Hotline if any issues or emergencies do arise and you need assistance.

Wondering what makes our Hopper Tours different than traditional escorted tours? We’ve compiled a list below to help chart out the differences between these types of tours:


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