Private tour of Edinburgh Old Town on foot

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Tour Number

Activity Level

216092


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile, St Giles and various closes on the way


Visit Edinburgh Castle, with tour and free time , then slowly down the Royal Mile, stopping at St Giles Cathedral for a private guided tour. Also enter several of the Closes (alleys) that Edinburgh is famed for. Have lunch and then continue down to Holyrood Palace for guided tour if time permits or photo opportunity.

Itinerary

I will pick you up at your hotel at 9. 30am, assuming your hotel is within a mile of the castle (approx) and go by taxi up to the castle. Then a tour of the castle (about 2 hours) followed by walking down the Royal Mile, going in to closes such as Lady Stair's to learn the local history of the Old Town.
Then lunch, followed by guided tour of St Giles Cathedraland continue down the Royal Mile going into Canongate Kirk, if open, then Dunbar's Close. After that, down to White Horse Close, then either entry to Holyrood Palace, the Queen's residence when she is in town, if it is open and there is time, or a photo opportunity outside. Then a taxi back to your hotel

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel

End Point Options: Hotel

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Although this is a walking tour, it will start and end with a transfer by taxi to and from the Royal Mile

What’s Included

Other: My services as Guide
Taxi from your hotel to the castle, and taxi from Palace to your hotel

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 £ - Per head -- Entry fees for Castle and Palace (if open), lunch,

What’s Extra

Other: entrance fees and lunch

Restrictions

None.

A Recent Review of this tour

Knowledgeable, pleasant, entertaining, good sense of humour. A very satisfying and enjoyable day. Thank you, Hugh.
John Goddard

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