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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Stirling Castle
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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.

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.

What do we mean by “independent,” “flexible” or “semi-escorted” tours?

We arrange for transportation from town to town, rather than travelers having to drive themselves (self-drive), or having to be stuck on a bus with a tour group for the duration of their trip (fully-escorted). Paired with a provided itinerary and optional tours and attractions, this is the perfect way to combine the structure you need, with the flexibility you want!

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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What type of accommodations do you use for a Hopper tour?

With a commitment to immersing travelers in the culture of each city, Tenon selects accommodations that enhance a traveler’s experience. Accommodations are carefully chosen based on location and quality in an effort to meet our travelers’ expectations and ensure satisfaction. Hotel locations provide easy accessibly to attractions, restaurants, pubs and public transportation. Whether it’s a boutique hotel or a large chain property, our hotels will always have a quality rating of three or four stars and a TripAdvisor rating of three or higher. Tenon offers a wide variety of hotels in each of the cities on our Hopper Tours. Hotels are subject to availability and the discretion of Tenon Tours. Hotels of the same class not listed below may also be substituted. Travelers’ exact hotel assignments will be issued with travel documents 7 to 10 days prior to departure.

When will I be able to check into my hotel/hostel/B&B in each city/town?

Typically, check-in is 3:00pm, although many places will allow you to check in earlier once rooms have been cleaned and inspected. Luggage can be stored in a secure area for early arrivals.

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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