Transcendent Travel Offers Insiders' access to the best of Scotland

Nov 16, 2015, 09:00 ET from Transcendent Travel

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcendent Travel, a boutique travel agency specializing in exclusive, tailor made tours, presents "Glorious Scotland," with visits to the Highlands, iconic castles, gardens, and the sites that make Scotland such a spectacular country to explore.

The seven-day tour begins on July 25 in Edinburgh, where guests will stay on the legendary Royal Mile which connects Edinburgh Castle with the Palace of Holyroodhouse, through which guests will receive a private tour.

The group will then head to Glamis Castle and Dunnottar Castle on Scotland's rugged coastline. In the Highlands, guests will experience a two-night stay in Killdrummy Castle, voted one of Scotland's top castle hotels.

Stops include the village of Ballater, the gardens at Crathes Castle and a visit to Balmoral, the private home of the Royal Family; next is Stirling Castle used for the crowning of many of Scotland's Kings and Queens.

A highlight will be a private evening onboard Britannia the Queen's yacht. Guests will enjoy a champagne reception in the Queen's Drawing Room, private tour and four-course dinner in the State Dining Room, complete with the finest china, linens and crystal.

Along the way, guests will experience unique touches such as live Scottish music, local culinary delights, and all things that make Scotland such a special place.

For an additional charge, guests may extend the tour for "Whiskey – The National Drink of Scotland: A 3-day Heritage Tour," including VIP access in Scotland's Whiskey regions.

The tour will be led by Andrew Lannerd, noted expert of the United Kingdom and lead tour director at Transcendent Travel.

"Over my many years of exploring the U.K., I have developed contacts that allow me to provide our guests with exclusive, unique experiences that other tours can't offer. We've carefully selected each hotel, cultural and dining experience to ensure our time together is luxurious and memorable from start to finish," says Lannerd.

Space for the tour is limited.  Cost is $3450 per person (land only; double occupancy) for the seven-day tour. For more information, visit

Transcendent Travel specializes in unique, tailor made travel and experiences for the discerning individual. While other companies claim to offer unique experiences, Transcendent customizes travel to clients' own interests and passions – providing unique behind-the-scenes experiences that only it can offer.   

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