Wednesday, 16 June 2010

4-night Autumn Cruise in the Highlands aboard Lord of the Glens

Lochs for less on Lord of the Glens. Cruise Scotland from £585 per person
 
Escape from modern life on this most compelling and serene of cruises, gliding along some of the most beautiful and enchanting lochs of Scotland, including the legendary Loch Ness. Other highlights include the Caledonian Canal, Loch Linnhe and Corpach, which rests in the shadow of the mighty Ben Nevis, as well as a visit to Duart Castle and Torosay Gardens on the Isle of Mull. Cruise departs 21 October, 2010.

Itinerary: Departs 21 October, 2010

Day 1: Arrive at Fort Augustus and board the Lord of the Glens. This evening there is a Captain's Welcome reception and dinner as you cruise towards Loch Ness. The boat is moored in Fort Augustus overnight.

Day 2: This morning, ascend a flight of six inter-connecting locks running through Fort Augustus. You will also cruise several man-made sections of the Caledonian Canal, across Loch Oich and Loch Lochy to Banavie. Once at Banavie , descend eight inter-connecting locks, known as Neptune's Staircase, which lowers the vessel to Corpach, Fort William. During the afternoon you will travel on the West Highland Line train to Glenfinnan and over the illustrious viaduct. Later see the Glenfinnan Monument before returning to the ship via Fort William and remain moored at Corpach overnight.

Day 3: The ship exits the Caledonian Canal this morning and enters Loch Linnhe. Enjoy a gentle cruise en route to the Sound of Mull and Craignure for a visit to Duart Castle and the highly impressive Torosay Gardens. Later, you will be driven towards Tobermory, where the Lord of the Glens will be awaiting your arrival.

Day 4: The morning is yours to explore Tobermory. In the afternoon you sail towards Oban in Argyllshire, enjoying the spectacular scenery along the way. Tonight there is a Captain's Farewell reception and dinner on board. The ship is moored at Oban overnight.

Day 5: Disembark the ship in Oban this morning, after breakfast.

We've got more to choose from **Ask us about itinerary details on a 4-night Highlands Cruise from Fort William to Muir Town Locks departing 29 Oct 2010. Prices start from just £460pp sharing a cabin.**

Cabin pricing

Cat 1: Lower Deck – £585 pp**

Cat 2: Middle Deck – £660 pp**

Cat 3: Superior Middle Deck* – £798 pp**

Cat 4: Top Deck – £798 pp**

Full board throughout, excursions as indicated in the itinerary, all port taxes and dues! Enquire for details about transfers.

Terms and cancellation

A 30% deposit due on confirmation. Balance due 90 days prior to departure. Cancellation charges apply. For full booking conditions please visit our Terms and Conditions page.

*Superior Middle Deck cabins are the largest on the ship
**Rates are per person based on two people sharing a cabin.

The Lord of the Glens
 
The Lord of the Glens is a vessel with the elegant appeal of a luxury yacht with all round teak-clad viewing and promenade decks and rich mahogany interiors. There are 27 luxury state cabins accommodating 54 passengers, a bar, lounge and a restaurant which can accommodate up to 60 diners in one sitting. The Lord of the Glens is the only passenger vessel that is able to both navigate the Scottish inland waterways of the Caledonian Canal and the open sea. 

Contact me if interested.... nigel@holidaytrails.co.uk

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