Passionate About Scotland's Heritage
Highland Explorer Tours
Unique Scottish Experiences
Trusted Award Winning Tours

Passionate, trusted and unique: these are Highland Explorer Tours’ three essential qualities. The passion emanates from our local Guides who bring Scotland’s history and stories to life. We’re trusted because of our awards and over 10 years’ experience. And we’re unique in our innovative 1-7 day tours from Edinburgh.


  • All Scotland – Subtle flavours and magnificent mountains, friendly locals and frantic battles, beautiful lochs and boisterous traditions: we share all of Scotland’s secrets, beauty and history with a passion.
  • Local Guides – Knowledgeable as Celtic Druids and ardent as Viking Warriors: our local Guides reveal all the stories and history with a passion that truly brings Scotland to life.
  • Authentic Experiences – Taste what the Scots have eaten for centuries and go to places only the locals know. We’re proud to show you the treasures that won’t be found in a guidebook.


  • Multi-Award Winning – Over 10 years’ experience and 5 star awards from Visit Scotland and TripAdvisor; it’s no secret that we deliver an exceptional standard of service.
  • Sustainability – We protect the environment we’re passionate about. This commitment is recognised by national tourism awards and proven by our innovative Eco Schemes.
  • Our Guarantee – Our fleet are built for your comfort. We never cancel a tour and promise a fantastic time or we’ll refund the price of the tour.


  • Explore More – Our trips give you the versatility and choice to see Scotland your way. Saunter around an historic town, delve into a beautiful castle or jump on the Jacobite Steam Train. It’s your trip, and it’s your choice.
  • Interpretive Materials – We offer free foreign language audio guides and a souvenir map on every tour.

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Graeme Ward, Managing Director

Scotland is stunningly beautiful with a magnificent history and culture that deserves to be told by the Scottish experts, our Guides. They will bring this heritage to life while ensuring you get to explore our nation’s most breathtaking landscapes.”