Whisky in Scotland with Keg n Cork Liquor Co. 2018-06-18T12:21:23+00:00

Project Description

The Water of Life

A 10-day whisky, food and Highland experience in Scotland with the Keg n Cork Liquor Co. Departing 9-19 October 2018. 

Limited spaces available.  Applications will be accepted on a first come basis.  To book any spots on this tour please contact tours@tyw.ca  |  780 739 2245.

The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of man’s determination to use the resources of nature to refresh the mind and body and enjoy, to the fullest, the senses with which he has been endowed.

– David Daiches, A Scottish writer, scholar, and literary historian and critic.

HIGHLIGHTS

– Centuries-old Castles and Abbies –

– Ancient standing stones, Glens, Cairns, Clans and the famous site of Culloden –

– The malt {grain and spirit}, the water of a true Scot’s life! 

It’s your Once in a Lifetime Whisky Tour topped off with scrumptious cuisine including the famed Haggis!

 ITINERARY

Day 1 – Fly to Glasgow

Day 2 – Slainte and welcome to Scotland! Transfer from Glasgow to Ardrossan and sail to the Isle of Arran where you will enjoy a welcome Scottish dinner!

Day 3 – Venture on a guided tour of the Isle of Arran and visit the Arran Whisky Distillery

Day 4 – Sail to Claonaig and venture to Springbank where you will tour the Glengyle Distillery and the Cadenhead Warehouse

Day 5 – Travel north along the Kintyre Peninsula and Loch Fyne to the Oban distillery, then sail to Craignure before you continue on to Tobermory

Day 6 – Experience the Isle of Mull on a guided tour and visit the Tobermory Distillery

Day 7 – Venture from Mull to the mainland and visit the Ardnamurchan Distillery on the way to Glencoe

Day 8 – Depart Glencoe and continue your tour through the Falls of Killin, the Trossachs, and a stop at the Morrison & Mackay distillery for a tour and warehouse tasting before arriving into Perth

Day 9 – Depart Perth en route to Edinburgh via the Firth of Forth Bridge and a visit to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Day 10 – A full day discovering Edinburgh including the  Royal Mile Whisky and the Whisky Heritage Museum

Day 11 – Tour concludes. Return home.

INCLUSIONS

  • International roundtrip airfare based out of Edmonton, Alberta
  • 9 nights accommodations based on twin/double occupancy
  • A traditional Scottish welcome dinner
  • Full Scottish breakfasts daily
  • Private guide, driver, and on-the-ground 18-seater executive coach transportation
  • All sailing transfers as indicated in your itinerary
  • Visits, tours, and tastings at 6 or more Scottish Distilleries
  • All sightseeing tours and entrance fees outlined in your confirmed itinerary

EXCLUSIONS

  • Mandatory Travel Insurance (contact Tracy Unser for a quote – tracy@tyw.ca)
  • (Excess) Baggage Fees
  • Pre-paid seat selection
  • Return transfers from your place of residence to and from Edmonton Airport
  • Wifi and/or internet and long distance calls
  • Lunches, dinners, and beverages not identified in your itinerary
  • Any ‘free-time’ optional sightseeing including add-ons mentioned in your itinerary
  • Gratuities and items/gifts of personal nature

Total price for return travel dates – 9-19 October 2018 – based on 14 participants and double/twin occupancy accommodation is CAD$4,750.00 per traveller. This price includes return airfare from Edmonton Alberta, only.  Departures and arrivals from other gateways quoted are subject to availability at the time of booking. Airfare taxes are approximately CAD$350.00 and will be confirmed at the time of booking. For other departure dates, arrival dates, gateways and/or tour deviations, please enquire with tours@tyw.ca.

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