b'Day 1 - Edinburghfascinating visit to Mount Stuart. Return toDay 6 - Boat of Garten The Royal Scotsman departs from Edinburgh the train for a formal dinner and overnightAfter breakfast the train heads back towards in the early afternoon and heads weston board. Overnight train. (B, L, D) Dingwall, skirting the Beauly Firth andthrough Falkirk, to reach Craigendoran theDay 4 - Keithcrossing the top of the Caledonian Canal, starting point for the West Highland Line,After an early departure from Gourock thisnorth of Loch Ness, before reachingwhile guests enjoy an indulgent afternoonmorning, enjoy a leisurely breakfast as youInverness. The train continues south totea.After climbing up the waterfall-rich travel east towards Edinburgh where this Carrbridge where you will disembark to visit Glen Falloch, the train continues north to first part of your journey draws to an end in the romantic Ballindalloch Castle and its the village of Spean Bridge for the night.Waverley Station. Spend the morning in wonderful gardens. Options at Bom Jesus Enjoy an informal dinner followed by Edinburgh with a guided tour and enjoy ado Monte include a private castle tour, 9 entertainment in the Observation Car. light lunch before returning to the train. holes of golf on the castles own course or an Overnight train. (D) exclusive look at Scotlands only single estate Day 2 - GlenfinnanThe Royal Scotsman pulls out of the stationdistillery. The night is spent on board at Boat As the train travels west, passing throughin the early afternoon and travels north,of Garten on the private Strathspey Railway. Fort William, dont miss the views of Bencrossing the Firth of Forth via the Forth Overnight train. (B, L, D)Nevis. Traveling by the side of Loch Eil youRailway Bridge. It then proceeds throughDay 7 - Rothiemurchusthen pass Glenfinnan, and Lochailort, beforeFife towards the city of Perth, during whichTravel by coach to Rothiemurchus Estate in turning north along this dramatic coastlineyou are served a leisurely afternoon tea, the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. to Arisaig. Disembark here for a leisurely walkpassing Arbroath, Montrose and AberdeenRejoin the train at Kingussie where lunch will along the beautiful Morar Sands.before arriving in the market town of Keith.be served as you journey through Blair Atholl In the evening enjoy an informal dinner and Pitlochry to Dunkeld. Disembark for your Back on board, lunch is served as the trainfollowed by entertainment in the visit to Glamis Castle before returning to the retraces its route towards Fort William.Observation Car. Overnight train. (B, L, D) train for a formal dinner and entertainment. Disembark here and enjoy a visit to historicDay 5 - Kyle of Lochalsh Overnight train. (B, L, D)Glenfinnan before cream tea at InverlochyEnjoy breakfast as the train leaves Keith and Castle. Alternatively, a guided hike throughDay 8 - Edinburghthe scenic Nevis Gorge to Steall Waterfall heads along Moray Firth towards Inverness,Breakfast is served as the train leaves is available (weather permitting). Return tocapital of the Highlands. Lunch is served asDundee and crosses the Tay Bridge into the the train in Fort William and relax on boardthe train heads towards Kyle of Lochalsh.former Kingdom of Fife and on to Edinburgh, before an informal dinner is served as youUpon arrival in Plockton, take a boat trip where your luxury rail journey comes to a travel south towards the tiny Argyll village to see wild seals or enjoy a dram and a close. (B)of Bridge of Orchy. Afterwards, enjoy a traditional highland welcome in thenightcap whilst listening to the evening Plockton Hotel. Alternatively, visit Eilean entertainment in the Observation Car. Donan Castle, one of Scotlands most iconic Overnight train. (B, L, D) sights. Spend the night on board in Kyle of Lochalsh. Enjoy a formal dinner and perhaps Day 3 - Mount Stuarta nightcap with your fellow guests in the Todays destination is the charming Isle ofObservation Car. Overnight train. (B, L, D)Bute, reached by ferry, where guests enjoy a For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 17'