Unforgettable Edinburgh Private Tour from Cruise Ship or a city Hotel

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Tour Number

Activity Level

102760


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Must be able to get in and out of vehicle.
Please note Edinburgh Castle provides free of charge special transport for less moble including visitors with wheelchairs or scooters.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

A six hour Private Tour partly by mini bus,with visit to Edinburgh Castle and stroll down the Royal Mile


After collection from ship or hotel, the tour starts with a mini bus tour round the highlights of the World Heritage old and New Town's of Edinburgh followed by the sights of Edinburgh as seen from the Radical Road round the ancient volcano called Arthur's Seat. Edinburgh Castle also sits proudly on another volcanic rock and a guided tour round the castle is included with time for private exploration of special interests. At this point we have an optional break for meal or refreshments before a downhill walk along the World famous Royal Mile.
Throughout the tour the guide will amuse and educate with stories of the buildings their history and the people who lived there. The tour finishes outside The Palace of Holyrood House from where the minibus returns to ship or Hotel.
This Tour is also available at extra cost for up to 15 visitors and can be customised for any special requests.
When the lunch option is selected the tour is extended at no extra charge.
The clock has stopped but the guide continues.

Itinerary

Guided City Tour in vehicle, city views from the height of hill called Arthurs Seat.
Guided walking tour in historic Edinburgh Castle, break for meal or snack.
Guided walking tour down the world famous Royal mile finishing outside Holyrood Palace, the Royal residence in Scotland.
PLEASE NOTE
This tour uses a driver and guide to tour safely in the crowded streets of the city. It also means we can stop directly at any attraction and do not have to walk from remote parking area.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 6 hours

Tour extends to seven hours if lunch option selected but guide continues to talk through lunch about Edinburgh and Scotland

Transportation

Modern Air conditioned Vehicle with Driver and Guide

What’s Included

Other: Services of Guide. Driver and Vehicle for pick up,city tour and return journey.
As we have guide and driver we can be dropped very near attractions and not have to walk from distant parking.In the congested streets it is important that the driver concentrates on the traffic leaving the guide to safely carry out the tour commentary.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 uk pounds - All attractions , shops and restaurants accept debit and credit cards.
The amount suggested is only for incidentals.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Entrance to Edinburgh Castle as at 2020
Castle Entrance
Adult £19.50
Senior £16.00
Child. £11.50
Optional Whisky Tasting (has to be booked in advance)
Basics ( 3 tastings ). £15
Regions ( 5 tastings ). £24

Restrictions

Where vehicles are used I always employ a driver.Parking restrictions require vehicles to be parked some considerable distance from most attractions, a driver can drop us off at the entrance, and collect again when visit completed.

A Recent Review of this tour

Martin was a true Scot, dressed in the traditional Kilt. He was very knowlegable and accommodating. He even kept us away from the touristy places and took us to a "All Made In Scotland Boutique" It was a great day with Martin.
C. Donna Knight

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    102760


    Categories

    City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: Yes.
    Must be able to get in and out of vehicle.
    Please note Edinburgh Castle provides free of charge special transport for less moble including visitors with wheelchairs or scooters.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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