Tour the Scottish Highlands on this awesome day trip to get a taste of Scottish culture. Taking you to the amazing Forth Railway Bridge, your first stop of the day will be at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. After your tour, you’ll have some free time to explore on your own before proceeding to your next stop: the Cairngorms National Park. Here you will get a thrill trying to spot the world-famous mythical Loch Ness on an optional cruise or grab a bite to eat while enjoying the scenery. The tour will then take you to Glencoe, where you will step into the past as your guide tells you of the horrors of the massacre of the MacDonald Clan. On your way back, you will pass by the beautiful city of Stirling and its stunning castle to learn about the exploits of William Wallace, dramatized in the movie “Braveheart,” and the turbulent times he lived.
Step into Scottish medieval history on this unique tour of the Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and the beautiful Stirlingshire where you will find the Stirling Castle. After gathering at the designated meeting point at 09:00, you will head to the Forth Railway Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, you will cross into Fife, where your guide will tell you about the heroes of Scotland’s past who battled in this ancient kingdom. Your next stop will be in the town of Dunfermline, where you may choose to take the optional visit to the Abbey Church. Then your tour takes you into Stirlingshire, stopping in the beautiful city of Stirling. You’ll have ample time to explore the city on your own or take the optional visit to the Stirling Castle. Afterwards, you will head to Bannockburn, the battlefield where Robert the Bruce routed the English in the 14th C. The tour ends with an optional tour of the Rosslyn Chapel, which was made famous in Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code.
Get the best out of your trip to Taiwan on this 3-hour tour that will take you to the highlights of Taipei. You’ll start with a quick drive by the Presidential Building, before stopping at the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, an impressive monument that was built in memory of the former Chinese leader. The majestic hall towers over 25 hectares of landscaped gardens, graceful pavilions, and ponds and the square between the buildings is a popular gathering place for festive occasions. Next, you’ll head to the National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine which is dedicated to the fallen soldiers of China. While you’re there, you might want to catch the hourly changing of the guards at the entrance which is done almost like a performance. You’ll also visit the National Palace Museum which houses a vast collection of Chinese art treasure. Most of the art pieces were part of the Chinese imperial collection that was brought to Taiwan for safe-keeping. The collection is too large to be displayed at one time, so while many popular pieces remain on permanent display, other items are rotated regularly, making each visit unique! You’ll also visit some of the many traditional temples in Taipei. Finally, you’ll stop at the Handicraft Center to do some shopping for a gift or souvenir. There are a number of shops selling jewelry, art, furniture, and many other inexpensive mementos.
If you’re in Taipei then join us on a fun night tour that will show you some of the most exciting places this city has to offer. Starting off with the night with some delicious dumplings at Din Tai Fung, a Taiwanese restaurant specializing in xiaolongbao (steamed dumplings). Next, you’ll visit Longshan Temple which means the temple of the Dragon Mountain. It is the oldest and most famous temple in Taiwan and it is also one of Taiwan’s finest examples of temple architecture. You’ll then proceed to Huaxi Street Night Market where you’ll find old, historical restaurants along the street that provide great dishes. Then, you’ll head to Taipei 101 which was once the tallest building in the world. The 509-meter (1669 ft.) structure has 101 floors and is situated at the center of the Hsin Yi District in Taipei. The tower has a mall with world-class design and architecture that make shopping there a joyful, fashionable activity.
Explore Taipei’s culture on this tour and see a different side of this wonderful city. You’ll visit Yingge, a district known as pottery’s heaven which you’ll truly enjoy if you’re a ceramics enthusiast. The small town is Taiwan’s pottery center and its narrow streets are lined with shops selling everything from earthenware tea sets to delicate statues. Next is Zushi Temple in Sanxia, about 22 Km (13 mi) southwest to Taipei, is a bustling town with narrow, winding streets and brick buildings at least a century old. The Temple, built in honor of Sung Dynasty loyalist, Cheng Chao-ying, was in ruins at the end of World War II, and a meticulous restoration project has been underway for some forty years. The temple is known for its intricately carved stone and bronze columns and statues, carved stone lions, and camphor wood carvings.