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Companions of the Quaich Malt Whisky Tour of Scotland 2011 
Scotland Tour 2011 Scotland Tour 2011

June 18th - July 2nd, 2011
Hosted by Companions of the Quaich

Included:

  • Air travel: Round trip from Toronto (airfares from other cities available upon request)
  • Hotels:
    Argyll Hotel, Inverary. 1 night
    Bowmore Cottages, Islay. 3 nights
    Macdonalds Hotel, Aviemore. 3 nights
    Dornoch Castle, Dornoch. 1 night
    Kirkwall Hotel, Orkney. 3 nights
    Parliament House Hotel, Edinburgh. 2 nights
  • Meals: Full breakfast and dinner daily with tea and coffee. One free evening in Edinburgh.
  • Transportation: Air-conditioned luxury coach service throughout the tour.
  • Sightseeing: Comprehensive program and distillery visits as per itinerary, including all entrance fees.
  • Tour Guide: Government-licensed Tour Manager Morag Brodie will accompany the group and work harmoniously with the tour leaders.
  • Porterage: One large suitcase per person is allowed. Each person is responsible for his/her other luggage.
  • Embarkation Package: An informative package will be mailed one month prior to departure.
  • Gratuities: All gratuities for this journey are included in the journey pricing.

pdf Tour Itinerary & Registration


Companions of the Quaich Malt Whisky Tour of Scotland 2009
Scotland Tour 2009 Scotland Tour 2009

June 6th-18th, 2009
Hosted by Founder and President Ed Patrick

Included:

  • Air travel: Round trip from Toronto (fares from other cities available upon request)
  • Hotels:
    Argyll Hotel, Inverary
    Bowmore Cottages, Islay
    The Palace Hotel, Inverness
    Parliament House Hotel, Edinburgh
    The Thistle Hotel, Glasgow
  • Meals: Full breakfast and dinner daily with tea and coffee
  • Transportation: Air-conditioned luxury coach service throughout the tour
  • Sightseeing: Comprehensive program and distillery visits as per itinerary, including all entrance fees
  • Tour Guide: Government-licensed Tour Manager Morag Brodie will, once again, accompany the group and work harmoniously with the tour leaders.
  • Porterage: One large suitcase per person is allowed. Each person is responsible for his/her other luggage.
  • Embarkation package: An informative package will be mailed one month prior to departure.

pdf Tour Brochure/Itinerary
pdf Tour Booking Form
pdf Tour Inclusions

For great photos of this trip, go to:
  picasaweb.google.ca/brianwhitefield/ScotchTasting09A#
  picasaweb.google.ca/brianwhitefield/ScotchTasting09B#

For Jeanette Ratz's Journal of the Tour, go to:
  www.mytripjournal.com/RatzScotland2009


Companions of the Quaich Malt Whisky Tour of Scotland 2007
Scotland Tour 2007 Scotland Tour 2007

September 4th-20th, 2007
Hosted by Founder and President Ed Patrick

Included:

  • Air travel: Round trip from Toronto
  • Hotels:
    Thistle Hotel, Glasgow.
    Bowmore Cottages, Islay.
    Skye Hotel, Kyle of Lochalsh.
    Dornoch Castle, Dornoch.
    Stromness Hotel, Stromness.
    Hilton Hotel, Aviemore.
    Parliament House Hotel, Edinburgh.
  • Meals: Full breakfast and dinner daily, with tea and coffee. (Light breakfasts in Islay.) (Dinner in Edinburgh, 18 September, not included.)
  • Transportation: Luxury coach service throughout the journey.
  • Tour Manager: A government-licensed Tour Manager will be accompanying the group.
  • Sight-seeing: Entrance fees to all sights and distilleries are included.
  • Porterage: One large suitcase per person is allowed. Each person is responsible for his/her other luggage.
  • Gratuities: Hotel staff gratuities are included.
  • JUST ADDED TO THE ITINERARY ― A SPECIAL FIRST VISIT TO THE ISLE OF JURA DISTILLERY!

pdf Tour Brochure/Itinerary
pdf Tour Booking Form

The Third Biennial Malt Whisky Tour of Scotland

Whisky Tour 2006 Photos Click to view photos from the tour.

A gregarious group of good Companions toured the best of Bonnie Scotland! A First Class Luxury Coach Tour of famed Scotch distilleries from the Lowlands to the Highlands.

Whisky Tour 2006 Photos Click to view more photos from the tour.

UNBEATABLE INCLUSIONS:

  • Toronto-Glasgow direct return airfare on Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Luxury touring coach
  • Hotel accommodation in Scottish Tourist Board rated 3 Star and 4 Star hotels
  • Full breakfast and dinner daily, beginning with dinner on day two
  • Admissions to all distilleries and visitor attractions
  • Ferry crossings
  • Scottish Banquet Evening
  • Porterage of 1 suitcase per person
  • Service charges and local taxes

pdf Tour Brochure/Itinerary