The Grand Master's Tour Scotland

The Grand Master’s Tour Scotland

Edinburgh and Western Scotland        September 24 – October 4,2021


$4,395.00 From your gateway *
       September 24- October 4, 2021                     Tour Code: 222127

On September 24th, you will depart from your gateway airport  to begin your Scotland adventure, traveling through iconic, historic, and stunningly beautiful natural landscapes!  Fantastic excursions, cultural encounters, preserved historical sites, and delicious food make this trip exciting and rewarding.  Bring these memories home with you as the tour concludes on October 4th.



September 25-27, 2021

September 25th, arrive in Glasgow, immediately transfer to your Inveraray hotel and begin your Scottish adventure. Tours of Bannockburn Battlefield* and Sterling Castle* are scheduled as you travel to your Inveraray hotel. Finish the day with dinner* at the Inveraray hotel. Plans for September 26th include a boat trip on Loch Lomond* and a visit to Inveraray Castle*.


September 27-29, 2021

September 27th your transfer from Inveraray to Ayr includes an enjoyable visit to Glengoyne Distillery*.  Mother Kilwinning Lodge* and Barr Castle* are planned stops before you arrive at your Ayr hotel. Touring in Ayr on September 28th will include Robert Burns Museum, Auld Kirk* and Brig-O-Doon Bridge.  In the evening you will enjoy a wonderful dinner*  before returning to your Ayr hotel for the evening.


September 29-September 30, 2021

Following your overnight in Ayr, Bothwell hotel will be your first stop on September 29th. While touring in Uddingston visit Tunnocks Bakery where you may wish to try one of their famous Caramel Wafers or teacakes.  You then continue for a visit at St. Bryde Lodge*.  On the morning of September 30th visit David Livingstone Birthplace Museum*, prior to your departure to Rosslyn.


September 30-October 1, 2021

Continuing September 30th during your travels from Uddingston to Rosslyn a planned visit to Melrose Abbey* and picnic lunch* are instore. After hotel check-in, you will attend a celebration dinner* at The Original Rosslyn Inn. After dinner you will proceed to the Rosslyn Chapel* and lodge for a memorable evening event. The Rosslyn Chapel, built by Sir William St. Clair, was to be the world’s High Temple of Masonry. Members of the St. Clair family have been Grand Master Masons since Sir Williams time.

October 1-4, 2021

On October 1st, you will transfer to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, has a violent and romantic history. This city ranges from medieval Old Town to Georgian New Town, giving the city a unique architectural character.  You will begin your visit with a guided city tour* as you travel Edinburgh on a double decker bus some points of interest you will see are the Royal Mile, Arthur’s Seat and a visit to Edinburgh Castle*.  Visits to Canongate-Kilwinning Lodge* and The Grand Lodge of Scotland* are your focus on October 2nd. October 3rd enjoy Edinburgh at your leisure sightseeing, visiting some of the many museums or souvenir shopping. On October 4th, you will transfer to Edinburgh Airport where you board your flight home.



SPECIAL TOUR CONDITIONS: **The estimated tour price, if payments are made by cash or check, is $4395.00; otherwise, if paying by credit card, the estimated standard non-discounted price is $4495.00.  If you wish to use a credit card for your initial deposit, you will be allowed to pay the remaining payments by check and still receive the discounted tour price. Trip price is based on double/twin occupancy and includes round trip airfare from your gateway airport. Point-to-point transportation between cities while in Scotland, all breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners.  Additionally, *Entrance fees and/or transportation marked with an asterisk as well as a city tour in Edinburgh are included in the tour price (Bannockburn Battlefield, Sterling Castle, Loch Lomand Cruise, Inveraray Castle, Glengoyne Distillery, Barr Castle, Robert Burns Museum and Auld Kirk, David Livingstone Museum, Melrose Abbey, Rosslyn Chapel, Edinburgh Castle, as well as all mentioned Lodge visits pending availability). In the unlikely event that EA Tours cancels the tour and is unable to operate a substitute itinerary, the tour cost including the initial deposit is fully refundable. Additional items may be offered optionally, are subject to availability and are not included in the tour price.  A guaranteed single room may be available for a supplemental charge of $725.00. A minimum number of paying participants may be required to operate the tour.

A $100.00 non-refundable initial deposit is required to reserve your space on this tour.  All tour participants must submit an online application.  Your initial $100.00 deposit is requested to be paid no later than February 1, 2021.  Please go to “Student/Traveler Sign Up” on the home page at  Your tour number is 222127.

A second payment of $750.00, will be due no later than April 1, 2021.  Final payments are due no later than seventy (70) days before departure.

From the date of the initial $100.00 nonrefundable deposit being received, up to and including March 15, 2021, a complete refund, minus the $100.00 nonrefundable deposit will be issued. For any cancellation received from March 16, 2021, up to and including July 1, 2021, a complete refund, minus a 40% cancellation penalty of the tour cost, will be issued. For any cancellation received from July 2, 2021, up to and including August 15, 2021, a complete refund, minus a 75% cancellation penalty of the tour cost, will be issued. For any cancellation received from August 16, 2021, up to and including June September 24, 2021, the cancellation penalty is 100% of the tour price. In the unlikely event that EA Tours (only) cancels the tour, the tour cost minus the initial $100.00 non-refundable application fee is refundable.

Updated tour details (hotels, day by day itinerary, etc.) are scheduled to be released approximately four weeks prior to departure.  Please note:  The cancellation / refund terms as listed above supersede those listed on the Application and Participation Agreement at Additional tour conditions apply and are listed in the Tour Conditions Section on the Online Application.