Spirit of Scotland Military Tattoo and Highland Games
The Spirit Journeys team have prepared a special Military Tattoo and Highland Games weekend in Scotland.
Welcome to our Scotland Tattoo and Highland Games tour.
Come with us on two of the most spectacular cultural events in Highlands! Hear the music of the best pipe bands, enjoy watching traditional Scottish Highland Games. And Immerse yourself into Highlands culture while watching the great spectacle of highland dancing, competitions, vignettes, flypasts and fireworks from the famous 18th century fortress-Fort George.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Flights available on request – please contact us for a quote including flights|
|INCLUDED||Accommodation as per tailor itinerary|
Meal Plan as per tailored itinerary; [B: Bed & Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner]
Tour guide for full duration of tour
Speakers fee and transport and accommodation tips
|NOT INCLUDED||Expenses of personal nature like, laundry, telephone / fax calls, alcoholic beverages, camera / video camera fee at all monuments, medical expenses, airport departure taxes, etc.;|
Meals other than those specified in the package
International and domestic air-fares
Visa if required
Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions;
|Single room||On Request – Please contact us for prices|
|Room type required||Twin and Double rooms – Please state preference on final booking pages|
|Hotel Category||Standard Hotels|
|Tour Price||£399 per person – based on 2 sharing a room|
|Pre and Post tour extensions||Post and pre tour extensions available – Please contact us for further information|
|Hotel Upgrade||Hotel upgrades available to superior, deluxe and luxury hotels – Please contact us for prices|
Friday 8th September: Arrive Edinburg (-/-/-)
You arrive in Edinburgh in the morning.
Our guide will take you on a visit to Edinburgh`s magnificent Old Town. As you wander off the beaten path and hear the tales of the city’s culture, crime and politics throughout the years, you will learn about things the guide books wouldn’t dare to tell you. Enjoy your walk done the Royal Mile and some free time to explore the Capital City of Scotland Edinburgh.
Overnight Perthshire Hotel Bed and Breakfast
After breakfast check out of hotel and we make our way to the Pitlochry Highland Games.
Since they were first held in September 1852, with the exception of the period of the World Wars, Pitlochry Highland Games have been held annually on the 2nd Saturday in September. Traditional Highland games include Parade of Pipe Bands down Atholl Road, Running, Cycling, Jumping, Tug o War, Highland Dancing, Solo Piping, Pipe Band Competition for all Grades, Crafts and Charity stalls and much much more. The whole event endeavour to preserve a local cultural history and tradition of people from Highlands and it is a fun day out for the whole family. After enjoying watching the games we will take you to the Hotel for rest.
Following breakfast, we continue to travel up to Inverness for another highlight of the week end – The Highland Military Tattoo.
Fast becoming a ‘must-see’ event in the Scottish Highland Military Tattoo offers locals and visitors alike a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the heritage and culture of the Scottish Highlands and Moray against the stunning backdrop of the spectacular Fort George. The 18th-century fortress hosts the event which features a mix of traditional and more contemporary acts, including, massed pipes and drums, Highland dancing, competitions, vignettes, flypasts and a spectacular fireworks display. The programme will celebrate the rich military heritage of Fort George, the Highlands and Moray. Gaelic will also feature in the repertoire during the year of Gaelic
Overnight Highland Hotel B & B
After breakfast, we will transfer you back to Edinburgh.
We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance
Rooms at hotels are available only from 14:00 on arrival day till 12:00 on departure date. A supplement will be added if early check-in or late check-out is desired
Copy of passport