I went from Edinburgh to Aberdeen to Inverness to Isle of Skye, to Glasgow.
I visited three distilleries:
But I only did the tour of Glenfiddich, which was a very good one and good for a first-timer like me.
The folks at Talisker were great and offered a sample dram even though we didn't do the tour. (Of course, it was March and there weren't too many other tourists around, relative to the summer months.)