Daniel Sauder Tyler

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Occupation, vocation, passion: art, culture and history have always intrigued me and for a long time their interpretation has been a source of personal inspiration. 

I grew up in the cathedral city of Saint Gall (Switzerland), where I was already guiding visitors around my hometown at a young age. During my 20 years as a customer adviser for a Swiss bank I regularly organised cultural events and expeditions for clients, often guided by myself. 

As time went by, I more and more felt the urge to turn my passion into a profession – and there had always been this deep, mysterious yearning for the Scottish Highlands. So I opted for a change of both career and scenery and moved to the Highlands – it felt like coming home. Now, I share my love, fascination and enthusiasm for the dramatic landscape and history of my adopted home with visitors from a’ the airts and pairts of our world:

Lochs, glens, remote beaches, castles, ancient places, industrial heritage, distilleries, breweries, cheesemakers, cake magicians - there is so much to explore! I take individuals, groups and corporate guests on bespoke Highland adventures that will show the interesting, fun but also quirky aspects of these lands of outstanding beauty.

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Beruf, Berufung und Passion – schon immer haben mich Kunst, Kultur und Geschichte fasziniert und deren Vermittlung begeistert.

In St. Gallen (CH) geboren und aufgewachsen, habe ich bereits in jungen Jahren Verwandte und Besucher durch meine Heimatstadt geführt. Während meiner 20-jährigen Karriere als Kundenberater bei einer Schweizer Bank habe ich regelmässig kulturelle Anlässe und Ausflüge organisiert und oft selbst geleitet. 

Mit der Zeit wurde das Bedürfnis, meine Passion zum Beruf zu machen, immer stärker – und da war schon immer diese tiefe, unerklärliche Sehnsucht nach den schottischen Highlands. Also entschied ich mich für einen Karriere- und Tapetenwechsel und zog in die Highlands - es fühlte sich an wie nach Hause kommen. Hier bin ich zum Unternehmer in Sachen Reisen, Kultur und Kulturvermittlung geworden. Zum einen betreue, begleite und unterstütze ich Künstler und Kunstliebhaber bei Ihren Aktivitäten. Vor allem aber teile ich meine Liebe, Faszination und Begeisterung für die dramatische Landschaft und Geschichte meiner neuen Heimat mit Besuchern aus aller Welt:

Seen, Täler, abgelegene Strände, Burgen und Schlösser, uralte Kultstätten, industrielles Erbe, Brennereien, Brauereien, Käsereien, Kuchenzauberer - es gibt so viel zu entdecken! Ich begleite Einzelpersonen, Gruppen und Firmengäste auf massgeschneiderten Highland-Abenteuern. Erfahren Sie die interessanten, lustigen, aber auch skurrilen Aspekte dieses atemberaubend schönen Landes hautnah.
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Services

  • Coach Tour
  • Conference and incentive work
  • Corporate Assistance
  • Extended Tour
  • Hospitality desk
  • Interpreting
  • Itinerary Planning
  • Meet and Greet
  • Shore Excursion
  • Special needs groups
  • Walking Tour
  • Wedding Parties

Additional Information

  • Guide Type: Green Badge
  • Months Available: All year
  • Type of car: Hired as required
  • Tour starting points

    • Aviemore
    • Castle Stuart
    • Dornoch
    • Drumnadrochit
    • Dunvegan
    • Elgin
    • Fort William
    • Glencoe
    • Invergordon
    • Inverness
    • John O'Groats
    • Kyle of Lochalsh
    • Mallaig
    • Oban
    • Portree
    • Thurso
    • Tobermory
    • Ullapool
    • Wick
    • Scrabster
  • Qualifications

    STGA: North Highlands Green Badge
    University of the Highlands and Islands: CertHE Tourist Guiding (North Highlands)
    Stapferhaus Lenzburg/University of Basel: CAS Arts & Cultural Management
  • Tours

    Coach Tours
    Private Chauffeur Driven Tours
    Walking Tours (Inverness, Elgin, Nairn & more)
    
    Foodie Tours
    Gin Tours
    Outlander Tours
    Potterhead Tours
    Slow Tours
    Whisky Tours & Walks

Clients' Testimonials

  • The Scottish Government is delighted to endorse the work of the Scottish Tourist Guides Association in recognition of their worldwide reputation and quality work and training. I commend the passion and knowledge they bring to guiding and congratulate them on continuing to set the standard in this area.

  • VisitScotland is delighted to recognise the Scottish Tourist Guides Association as the professional membership body for fully trained and accredited tourist guides in Scotland. STGA accredited guides are passionate ambassadors for Scotland and in providing our visitors with information and inspiration, help deliver a memorable experience for them.

  • VisitScotland is delighted to recognise the Scottish Tourist Guides Association as the professional membership body for fully trained and accredited tourist guides in Scotland. STGA accredited guides are passionate ambassadors for Scotland and in providing our visitors with information and inspiration, help deliver a memorable experience for them.

  • Fergus Ewing MSP

    Minister for Business, Energy, and Tourism

    Scottish Government

  • Marion Boyd

    International Development Assistant

    Aberdeen City Council

  • Helen Versloot

    Incentive Department

    Gullivers Travel Agency