Lord of the Glens
4 night sheltered water cruise through the Highlands of Scotland
Fort Augustus to Oban
This four night cruise on board the deluxe Lord of the Glens incorporates the highlights of any cruise to the Highlands of Scotland including a transit of the Caledonian Canal from Fort Augustus and then across Loch Ness, Loch Oich and Loch Lochy to Corpach (Fort William) which lies in the shadow of Ben Nevis. From Corpach take the West Highland Line train to Glennfinnan (Viaduct) and return to the vessel via the Glennfinnan Monument and Fort William. From Corpach cruise Loch Linnhe and the Sound of Mull to Craignure on the Isle of Mull for the visit to Duart Castle and Torosay Gardens before driving to Tobermory where in the meantime the vessel awaits our arrival. The cruise concludes with a cruise along the Sound of Mull to Oban in Argyllshire. For convenience of passengers a transfer has been arrange from and to Glasgow and the vessel. The itinerary also operates in the reverse sequential order.
DAY 1: Glasgow to Fort Augustus
Drive from Glasgow to Fort Austus and embark the Lord of the Glens Evening Captains welcome reception and dinner (whilst cruising Loch Ness.) Moor Fort Augustus overnight.
DAY 2: Fort Augustus to Fort William
Ascend a flight of six inter-connected locks than runs through the centre of Fort Augustus and cruise various man-made sections of the Caledonian Canal and across Loch Oich and Loch Lochy to Banavie. At Banavie descend a flight of 8 inter-connected locks called Neptune's Staircase which lowers the vessel to Corpach Fort William. In the afternoon take the West Highland Line train to Glennfinnan and cross the famous viaduct. Later see the Glennfinnan Monument and return to the vessel via Fort William. Moor Corpach overnight.
DAY 3: Fort William to Tobermory
After exiting the Caledonian Canal enter Loch Linnhe and later the Sound of Mull to Craignure for the visit to Duart Castle andTorosay Gardens before driving to Tobermory where in the meantime the vessel has positioned to await our arrival.
DAY 4: Tobermory to Oban
Morning reserved for independent exploration of Tobermory later sail to Oban in Argyllshire. Evening Captain's farewell reception and dinner. Moor Oban overnight.
DAY 5: Oban Disembark after breakfast and drive to Glasgow. Parting of the ways.
These cruises will book up early as this ship always sells out early. This is a great chance to try out the fabulous ship.
Prices Include: Full board throughout, excursions as indicated in the itinerary, all port taxes and dues, return transfer from and to Glasgow.
For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.