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Whisky Explorer Escorted Journey

Lagavulin Distillery on Islay

Best Time To Go

April to October

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tailor-make the journey to visit your own favourite distilleries?

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Lagavulin Distillery on Islay

Whisky Explorer Escorted Journey

Best Time To Go

April to October

Why not...

tailor-make the journey to visit your own favourite distilleries?

Prices From


No of Nights


Experience the true character of Scotland's most famous export with your private group in the company of an expert guide.

Our Whisky Explorer Escorted Journey is a week-long grand tour of Scotland in your own small, escorted group. Includes Edinburgh, Speyside, Oban and Islay, with tours and tastings at six distilleries, visits to several more plus dinner at the Scotch Whisky Experience, where you will have the chance to view the world’s largest private whisky collection. By the end of this week, you will confidently know your mash tuns from your wash backs, and no doubt have your own theories on what it is that makes each Scotch malt whisky singularly unique. Best of all, you will be escorted by a knowledgeable guide and driver throughout, meaning that you are free to sample the delights of the whisky!

You may book this Scottish whisky tour in your own mini-group only (parties of 6 or more). This whisky tour is for adults only. Specific room types subject to availability.

If you are travelling as an individual or couple, check out our range of scheduled departure small group guided rail tours which include fabulous train journeys, whisky tours and tastings and visits to fascinating castles, all in the company of an expert local tour leader.

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Day One – Edinburgh

Day Two – Edinburgh to Speyside

Day Three – Speyside

Day Four – Speyside to Oban

Day Five – Oban to Islay

Day Six – Islay

Day Seven


Map Whisky-Explorer-Escorted Journey

This small group tour starts in Edinburgh, before travelling on to the whisky heartlands of Speyside, Oban and Islay.


The cost of the week-long Whisky Explorer Escorted Journey is from £1995 per person from May to September. This sample price is based on a party of 10 on the above itinerary, based on two adults sharing a twin or double room and includes six nights bed and breakfast in excellent and carefully- selected hotels, one group dinner at the Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh and five dinners in Speyside, Oban and Islay. It also includes six distillery tours and a visit to the Speyside Cooperage, plus the services of a driver/guide throughout, return ferry to Islay and travel from Edinburgh as described, returning to Edinburgh at the end.

Not included: lunches, drinks, tips and personal expenses.

We can arrange this tour for a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 16 adults, with prices varying slightly with the group size. We will work with you to prepare the most suitable proposal for you.

This tour is for adults over 18 only.

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