Avanti Destinations: Speyside Whisky TourDay 1 Grantown on SpeyDeparting from Edinburgh at 9:00 am your three-day Scotch Whisky adventure starts with the journey North into the Highlands. The first stop will be the historic village of Dunkeld for a short walk through the forest to some atmospheric waterfalls. After lunch in Pitlochry you will make your first distillery visit at Dalwhinnie - the highest distillery in the country and the closest to the source of the River Spey. From here you follow the river North through the Cairngorm National Park to the small town of Grantown-on-Spey - your base for the next two nights.Centrally Located Hotel In Grantown On Spey, Day 2 Grantown on SpeyA whole day exploring Scotland’s most famous whisky region. After a scenic drive toward the coast your first stop of the day will be at the family owned Benromach Distillery for a personalized tour. From here it is a short distance to Elgin - home to Gordon and Macphail - one of the world’s leading specialist whisky bottlers and suppliers. From here you will travel back up the Spey to Craigellachie for a visit to the Speyside Cooperage where you will see another aspect of the whisky making process. After lunch here or in nearby Aberlour you will visit Cardhu Distillery. Cardhu is the most important whisky in Johnnie Walker Black Label. From here you return to Grantown-on-Spey.Centrally Located Hotel In Grantown On Spey, (b)Day 3 Grantown on SpeyTakes you through the beautiful Cairngorm Mountains on route back to Edinburgh. In the morning you will explore Glenlivet - not just a distillery but also a beautiful glen with great walks and wonderful wildlife. Later you will pass by the famous Balmoral Castle and stop in the village of Braemar in the heart of the National Park. From here the route South passes over Scotland’s highest mountain pass then through Perthshire before arriving back in Edinburgh around 6:30 pm.Centrally Located Hotel In Grantown On Spey, (b)
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