Frequently asked questions
Where are your tour departure points?
Because we provide private tours, we leave from your accommodation. Departure points for our whisky tours and sightseeing tours include Inverness, Nairn, Elgin, Aviemore and Grantown on Spey. We also depart from West Aberdeenshire including Cullen and Huntly.
What types of tour do you offer?
We offer a range of tours, including Speyside Whisky Tours and sightseeing tours.
Do you offer tours of the Malt Whisky Trail?
Yes, the Malt Whisky Trail is a group of Speyside distilleries and cooperage and we are very happy to take you to those. Our other tours can be regarded as Speyside Whisky Tours where you can pick from all the distilleries with visitor centres and not just the Malt Whisky Trail members. Non whisky trail members include Macallan, Cragganmore and Glenfarclas. Malt Whisky Trail Tours
What kind of vehicle do you operate?
We use a Toyota Verso T3 which is comfortable, spacious, has air conditioning, provides window views for up to 3 passengers and is economical to run. It is insured for tour guiding purposes. See the Toyota Verso T3 on YouTube. The philosophy behind Highland Spirit Tours is to offer inexpensive, tailor made tours in the Highland and Moray area. By not running the latest luxury vehicle, tour prices are kept affordable for our guests.
Which distilleries can I visit?
There are about 14 Speyside Distilleries open to the public and more than 6 close by in Highland region. Here's a map of the Speyside Distilleries open to visitors.
Do you do half day whisky tours?
We tend to provide full day tours but if you have specific requirements, please contact us.