- Tour Highlights
- Price & Dates
7 April 2024 - 31 October 2024
- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
- Day 4
- Day 5
The train departs Edinburgh and heads north, crossing the Firth of Forth via the magnificent Forth Railway Bridge. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea as you pass Arbroath, Montrose and Aberdeen before arriving in Keith. Informal dinner and entertainment in the Observation Car.
KYLE OF LOCHALSH
Head west along the Moray Firth towards Inverness, capital of the Highlands. Lunch is served on the way to Kyle of Lochalsh, the most scenic railway route in the UK. Travel onwards through Achnasheen, then commence the climb to the Luib summit and Achnashellach Forest, before descending to Strathcarron for a visit of Attadale Gardens.
Alternatively, stay on board the train to the picturesque village of Plockton, which boasts an incomparable location in a sheltered bay of Loch Carron. Take a boat trip to see the colony of wild seals and enjoy magnificent views across the bay to the Applecross Mountains.
Set off on a woodland walk, and enjoy a traditional Highland welcome in the Plockton Hotel. Back onboard, a formal dinner is served, followed by coffee and liqueurs in the Observation Car.
BOAT OF GARTEN
Join your host for an invigorating early-morning walk over the bridge that links the mainland with the Isle of Skye. Breakfast is served as the train retraces part of yesterday’s route as far as Dingwall — have your cameras ready for the views of Plockton across the bay to the left, where white-washed cottages with fishing boats and yachts riding at anchor set the stage.
Disembark in Garve for a bespoke shopping experience. Alternatively, stretch your legs and join our Highland storyteller for a walk along the old military road leading to Silver Bridge. Lunch is served as the train departs Inverness en route to Carrbridge where you disembark for an afternoon visit to Ballindalloch Castle, in the beautiful Speyside.
Options at Ballindalloch include a private castle tour or an exclusive look at Scotland’s only single estate distillery. The night is spent on board at Boat of Garten on the private Strathspey Railway. After an informal dinner, our Highlander regales guests with tales and weaponry displays.
Travel by coach to Rothiemurchus Estate in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, where fishing, clay pigeon shooting or a tour of the estate can be enjoyed. Rejoin the train at Kingussie, where lunch is served during the journey south to Dunkeld.
Disembark for a visit to Glamis Castle, childhood home of the late HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Alternatively, visit the quaint town of Pitlochry and Blair Athol Distillery for an afternoon tour. Return to the train in Perth for a gala dining experience, entertainment and an overnight stay on board in Dundee.
After breakfast, the train heads south to Edinburgh where your itinerary ends. For transportation after your journey or to book a reservation in one of the Scottish capital’s finest accommodations, please speak to your Train Manager.
Discover the wild wonders and picturesque scenery that Scotland has to offer. Enjoy the ultimate Royal Scotsman experience with our four-night classic Scottish Highlands tour, travelling through some of the country’s finest scenery: Plockton, Kyle of Lochalsh, Boat of Garten, Dundee.
- Four nights aboard the Royal Scotsman luxury train with 24-hour steward service
- All meals aboard the train: full Scottish breakfast, two-course lunch, three-course dinner including cheeseboard, coffee, tea and petit fours. All beverages including alcoholic drinks
- A private visit to Ballindalloch Castle, a choice of country pursuits at Rothiemurchus Estate, guided tour of Glamis Castle, a seal-watching boat trip and a visit to Blair Athol Distillery
- Traditional ceilidhs on board, evening entertainment in the Observation Car and a gala dining experience
|Travel Date||Twin Cabin||Double Cabin||Grand Suite||-|
|7 April 2024 - 11 April 2024||RM 51460||RM 62000||-|
|11 April 2024 - 15 April 2024||RM 51460||-||-|
|8 July 2024 - 12 July 2024||RM 56420||-||-|
|29 July 2024 - 2 August 2024||RM 56420||-||-|
|12 August 2024 - 16 August 2024||-||RM 68200||-|
|19 August 2024 - 23 August 2024||RM 51460||-||-|
|25 August 2024 - 29 August 2024||RM 62000||-||-|
|9 September 2024 - 13 September 2024||RM 62000||-||-|
|27 September 2024 - 1 October 2024||RM 56420||-||-|
|7 October 2024 - 11 October 2024||RM 56420||RM 68200||RM 124000|
|19 October 2024 - 23 October 2024||RM 56420||-||-|
|27 October 2024 - 31 October 2024||RM 46500||RM 51460||RM 124000|
Twin cabins are 7.9 sq m and have two fixed lower berth single beds, dressing table, full-length wardrobe, electrically controlled heating, cooling electric fans, opening windows and a call button. Each cabin has its own private shower-room with shower, washbasin and toilet.
Double cabins are 7.9 sq m and have a fixed double bed, dressing table, full-length wardrobe, electrically controlled heating, cooling electric fans, opening windows and a call button. Each cabin has its own private shower-room with shower, washbasin and toilet.
Grand Suites have a fixed double bed, dressing table, full-length wardrobe, dining table and two chairs, one sofa, electrically controlled heating, cooling electric fans, opening windows and a call button. Each cabin has its own private shower-room with shower, washbasin and toilet. In cabin dining on request, elevated amenities, private transfers to from/airport or hotel destination, one inclusive Spa treatment per guest.