b'The itinerary was superb!~ Lisa Y., Atlanta, GADay 1 - InvernessStrathspey Steam Railway. From Aviemore Our tour begins in Inverness at the Palacethrough to Broomhill, the train passesHotel & Spa, which overlooks the River moorlands, woods and by the River Spey. Ness in the center of the city. Inverness isThrough the large windows of the excellently considered to be the capital of the High- restored carriages, take in the stunninglands, and it is crowned by the stunningsights of the Cairngorm National Park. Next, Inverness Castle. Overnight Inverness. (D) we travel by coach to Culloden Battlefieldand Visitor Center. The atmospheric battlefield Day 2 - Jacobite Steam Trainwas the site of the 1746 Battle of Culloden Today we transfer to Fort William, where we- the last major battle fought on British join the Jacobite Steam Train for the journeysoil. The Visitor Center features interactive to Mallaig, traveling on the magnificent Westexhibitions and Jacobite artefacts including Highland Line, which is arguably the mostweapons and clothing. This evening, wescenic railroad journey in the UK. During theenjoy a final farewell meal together.journey, the train steams past Ben Nevis,Overnight Inverness. (B, D)then climbs into the mountains surrounding Glenfinnan, where we cross the 21 arches Day 5 - Inverness of the Glenfinnan Viaduct. After time forYour tour of the highlands concludes after lunch we return along the West Highlandbreakfast this morning. (B)Line to Fort William and continue by coachto Inverness, stopping briefly at theCommandos Memorial and Fort Augustus along the way. Overnight Inverness. (B, D)Day 3 - The Kyle Line &Jacobite Steam TrainEilean Donan CastleOne of the most famous rail journeys Today we enjoy an excursion to beautifulin the world is found in Scotland with a Eilean Donan Castle, on the tiny island injourney aboard the Jacobite Steam Train. Loch Duich. Eilean Donan is undoubtedlyRecapturing a golden era of steam rail one of the most striking castles in Scotland.travel, the steam-powered locomotives Enjoy time at leisure to explore the mag- pull 1960s-era British Rail carriagesnificent surroundings. After our visit, Weon the route from Fort Williams toreturn to Inverness on the Kyle Line, one ofMallaig. Scenic highlights of the routeScotlands most scenic railroads, skirtinginclude Ben Nevis, the UKs highest alongside lochs and through wild mountainmountain, Loch Eil, and the 21-archlandscapes. Overnight Inverness. (B) Glenfinnan Viaduct.Day 4 - Strathspey Steam Railway Our excursion today is on the tracks of the historic Highland Railroad. Traveling toAviemore by rail, we join the nostalgic For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 15'