Iitinerary - Belmond Royal Scotsman Highland Journey

Day 1 - Arrive in London

Your vacation begins in the vibrant capital city of London. On arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Why not head out into town using your 48-hour city hop on and hop off card then enjoy a meal in one of the city's incredible restaurants, offering a wide range of international cuisine in every corner of the city. Take an evening stroll down the South Bank of the River Thames and you'll be treated to picturesque views of the Palace of Westminster and Tower Bridge, and the modern skyscrapers embroidering the skyline. (Overnight in London)

Day 2 - London

Today have a light breakfast and wear comfortable shoes as this walking tour last over three hours with your tour guide telling you lots of history on the way. There are lots of stops and you will have the opportunity to eat traditional British food (such as award-winning Fish & Chips, World Famous Sausage Rolls and traditional Bacon & Egg Baps), sample tasters from street food vendors, enjoy English cheeses paired with local beer/cider and try a classic British Dessert alongside a Fresh Pot of Tea. Plus, with all our tours, there is our Secret Dish, which you can only find out about on the day. Come the evening, why not treat yourself to an exciting West End show or have drinks at the opulent Ritz hotel. (Overnight in London)  Included Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 - Edinburgh

Take the train to Edinburgh today, the wonderfully historic Scottish capital, and check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Once you've settled in, use the rest of the day to explore the city, perhaps strolling the grounds of the imposing Edinburgh Castle, shopping along the Royal Mile or discovering the delights in the National Museum of Scotland. (Overnight in Edinburgh) Included Breakfast

Day 4 - Edinburgh

After breakfast at your hotel this morning, see the best of medieval yet modern Edinburgh on your walking tour with skip-the-line access to Edinburgh Castle. As you walk, listen as your guide shares the history of this formidable city with ancient Roman roots and UNESCO-listed pockets. Explore atmospheric cobbled walkways along the Royal Mile, breeze into Edinburgh Castle to witness royal opulence, and pass iconic locations like St Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square and John Knox House Sample traditional Scottish fare in the evening before retiring for a good night's rest in anticipation of your marvelous train journey tomorrow. (Overnight in Edinburgh) Included Breakfast

Day 5 - Board The Royal Scotsman

After breakfast in your hotel and a leisurely morning, board the opulent carriages of the Royal Scotsman in the early afternoon. Watch the magnificent city scenery transform into verdant plains as you journey north through the former Kingdom of Fire, and marvel at the dramatic scenery of the highlands as you roll through leisurely. Enjoy a delicious, informal dinner in the evening before settling in for some entertainment in the Observation Car. Settle into your comfortable sleeper compartment before you spend the night in Boat of Garten, a tiny highland village. (Overnight aboard the Royal Scotsman) Included Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 - Aboard The Royal Scotsman

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast accompanied by wonderful views this morning, before transferring by coach to the Rothiemurchus Estate, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Explore the magnificent grounds, perhaps trying out a bit of clay-pigeon shooting or fishing. Enjoy lunch back on board the train as you travel to Culloden Battlefield, where you'll be treated to a private tour of the area. Come the evening, enjoy a visit to the Strathisla Distillery, one of the world's oldest distilleries and home to Chivas Regal whiskey. You will be served a sumptuous formal dinner this evening as you make your way south through Aberdeenshire and Angus to Dundee. Chefs make the most of local cuisine and regional specialties, so you know you'll be in for a treat. (Overnight aboard the Royal Scotsman)  Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Disembark The Royal Scotsman

Leave Dundee behind this morning, tucking in to a leisurely breakfast as you make the journey back to Edinburgh. Disembark the train and check in at your hotel for an overnight stay. (Overnight in Edinburgh). Included Breakfast

Day 8 - Depart Edinburgh

Departure dates and prices 2021 - Belmond Royal Scotsman Highland Journey

Railbookers brochure pricee in Black from £3499

Travel 55 discount prices in Red from £3325

Tel Railbookers reservations on 0203 780 2110 and quote Travel code TR55RB

Book with confidence. Railbookers is a member of ABTA Y6401 and ATOL 7579. Which means you have the benefit ofABTA’s assistance and Code of Conduct, as well as financial protection for your holiday. All packages inclusive of flights will be financially protected by the ATOL scheme.’ Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code TR55RB to receive your 5% discount. Tel Railbookers reservations on 0203 780 2110

May 2021 Departing 18 

Brochure prices from £3599 Discount price from £3420

June 2021 Departing 15, 28 

Brochure prices from £3499 Discount price from £3325

July 2021 Departing 9, 18 

Brochure prices from £3549 Discount price from £3372

August 2021 Departing 10 

Brochure prices from £3749 Discount price from £3562

September 2021 N/A

October 2021 Departing 7 

Brochure prices from £3549 Discount price from £3372

Prices are based on two people sharing a standard room, and are subject to availability and change. Single occupancy supplements apply. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival

Belmond Royal Scotsman Highland Journey

2021 discount prices from £3325

Enjoy faultless service and gourmet dining as you travel aboard the Royal Scotsman into the majestic scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Explore a 13th-century castle at the Rothiemurchus Estate, discover the verdant scenery and fascinating past of the Culloden Battlefields, then enjoy a whiskey tasting session at the famous Strathisla distillery. Relax in the opulent surroundings of the Royal Scotsman as the breathtaking Scottish landscapes roll past your window on the journey of a lifetime.

To book this scenic rail holiday with Railbookers call them direct on 0203 780 2110 and quote code TR55RB you will then recieve a 5% discount saving per person on this Belmond Royal Scotsman Highland Journey rail holiday.

Travel 55 in association with Railbookers. To book call direct on 0203 780 2110 and quote Travel 55 code TR55RB you will then receive a 5% discount from the Railbookers brochure price.

What's Included

  • 2 nights’ hotel accommodation with breakfast in London
  • 3 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast in Edinburgh
  • 2 nights' accommodation aboard the Royal Scotsman in a double cabin
  • All excursions as specified in the itinerary
  • Meals on and off the train as specified in the itinerary

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy visiting the famous landmarks and historic sights in London
  • Discover the history of Edinburgh with two overnight stays
  • Explore the majestic beauty of the Scottish Highlands aboard the luxurious Royal Scotsman
  • Take a private tour of the Culloden Battlefield, a visit to Strathisla Distillery and clay pigeon shooting at the Rothiemurchus Estate
  • Tuck into sumptuous dinners on board the train and relax in a comfortable double cabin
  • Walking Tour of Edinburgh including skip the line ticket to Edinburgh Castle
  • London Hop on Hop off city card




Belmond Royal Scotsman

Experience the heart of the Scottish Highlands on an indulgent journey aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman, as you glide through iconic landscapes of pine-clad mountains reflected in mirror-still lochs.

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