2020 Scotland (Postponed)

This trip has been postponed.

July 11 – 20 
Tour Operator: Orbridge (Read additional tour details here.) 
Price: From $4,995 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 10 days
UNC Lecturer: Kevin Stewart, Professor of Geological Sciences
Read more about Kevin.
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Explore the inspiring history, exuberant culture, and inviting gastronomical delights of Scotland—from the bustling cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, to the windswept islands of Skye and Arran— and the Highlands themselves.  Admire craggy cliff-side castles built to protect their inhabitants, sample renown hearty fare and heavenly spirits refined over centuries, and take in the iconic music that illustrates the tales of this extraordinary land. Wander cobblestoned streets, peruse museum relics, visit delightful shops to browse works crafted by skilled masters, and perhaps even try on a traditional tartan or two.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Glasgow
  • Day 3 : Glasgow | Isle of Arran
  • Day 4 : Glasgow | Fort William
  • Day 5 : Fort William | Isle of Skye
  • Day 6 : Fort William | Inverness
  • Day 7 : Inverness | Aberdeen
  • Day 8 : Aberdeen | Edinburgh
  • Day 9 : Edinburgh
  • Day 10 : Edinburgh | Depart for U.S.


We offer the Tar Heel Travel program as a service to our alumni and friends of the University. As travel is a GAA member perk, we require one traveler per room to be a member of the General Alumni Association in order to be eligible to travel. For more information or to join the GAA, contact the membership office at (800) 962-0742 or join online.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2020 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

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