Scottish Cooking and Cultural Vacation 2020

Meraki Expeditions
price: $2650 per person

Description

Meraki Expeditions - Scottish Cooking and Cultural Vacation 2020

Discover the ancient kingdom of Scotland, Dalriada, in the unspoilt coastal region of Argyll and experience a unique vacation.
Combine a culinary adventure with visiting the breathtaking scenery, historic towns and ancient cultural sites that the West Highlands has to offer. Taste, learn, prepare and cook some of Scotland’s most famous, traditional dishes using the bountiful fresh produce from the rivers, lochs, sea and mountains.
Come, meet the locals and drink the whisky!


What is included?

  • 7 nights’ accommodation in a cosy, traditional Highland cottage for the sole use of guests. The cottage has 1 double bedroom and 1 twin or double bedroom and 1 shared bathroom. All modern facilities and wifi included.
  • 7 breakfasts, 7 picnic style lunches, 6 traditional Scottish dinners with wine.
  • 4 traditional Scottish cooking classes (3-4 hours)
  • Whisky tasting and engraved whisky flask, cookbook and cooking apron.
  • Half day boat trip to the world famous Corryvreckan whirlpool where you will pass by the islands of Scarba and Jura (where George Orwell wrote 1984) and see a bounty of wildlife.
  • 1 full day excursion to the beautiful and historic coastal port of Oban. As well as exploring the town, this day includes a tour of the famous Oban Whisky Distillery, a visit to 15th century Dunollie Castle (seat of clan chief McDougall or 13th century Dunstaffnage Castle followed by and a visit to Inverawe Estate where you will participate in a walk through the forest accompanied by a Harris hawk (bird of prey).
  • Half day excursion to breathtaking Kilmartin Glen; 5000 years of history, a place of unique ancient monuments, standing stones, rock carvings and cairns.
  • Transfers - collection and return to Glasgow Airport and all other internal transport connected to the included activities.

What is not included?

  • Air fare
  • 1 evening dinner will be at your own expense.

Reservations:

A non-refundable deposit of $750 per person required to book a spot with balance due 3 months before arrival.

Special Offers:

Book before January 31st and get $100 discount!

Schedule

2020 Dates: Saturday arrival and Saturday depart
April: 4th to 11th | 11th to 18th | 18th to 25th | 25th to 2nd
May: 2nd to 9th | 9th to 16th | 16th to 23rd
June: No availability
July: 11th to 18th | 18th to 25th | 25th to 1st Aug.
August: 1st to 8th | 8th to 15th | 15th to 22nd | 22nd to 29th
September: 5th to 12th | 12th to 19th | 19th to 26th | 26th to 3rd Oct
October: 3rd to 10th | 10th to 17th | 17th to 24th
Price: $2650 per person. Discounts are available for arrival during April and Oct for a booking involving 2, 3 or 4 people

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