9 days in Scotland Itinerary

9 days in Scotland Itinerary

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9 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Stirling
— 1 night
Train:  15 min
3
Falkirk
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
4
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Chandigarh

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Scottish National War Memorial, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then don't miss a visit to Memorial Duke of Buccleuch, and finally take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town. Keep things going the next day: take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, then look for gifts at Castlehill Whisky, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally make a trip to Horse and Rider.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh day trip planner .

Chandigarh, India to Edinburgh is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5 hours. In March in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Stirling.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

1
night
Stirling

Stirling
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Old Town Jail, pause for some photo ops at National Wallace Monument, snap pictures at Stirling Bridge, then step into the grandiose world of Doune Castle, and finally sample the fine beverages at Deanston Distillery & Visitor Centre. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mary's Catholic Church, step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, see the interesting displays at Great Kitchens, then stop by Tinkerbells Emporium, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Queen Anne Gardens, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Cats Meow Kittea Cafe.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Stirling day trip website .

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Stirling takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Stirling are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Falkirk.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries
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Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
National Wallace Monument ©
National Wallace Monument
Cats Meow Kittea Cafe ©
Cats Meow Kittea Cafe

1
night
Falkirk

Falkirk ©
Falkirk is a large town in the Central Lowlands of Scotland, historically within the county of Stirlingshire. On the 6th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Callendar House and then don't miss a visit to Falkirk Wheel.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Falkirk day trip planning tool .

Falkirk is just a stone's throw from Stirling. In March, daily temperatures in Falkirk can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Falkirk

Museums Historic Sites
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Callendar House ©
Callendar House
Falkirk Wheel ©
Falkirk Wheel

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Snow Factor, then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then gain insight at University of Glasgow.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Glasgow attractions planner.

Glasgow is just a short distance from Falkirk. In March in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Snow Factor ©
Snow Factor
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

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