Unforgettable Edinburgh Private Tour from Cruise Ship or a city Hotel


Tour Number

Activity Level



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


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: 8



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.


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 famouse Royal mile finishing outside Holyrood Palace the Royal residence in Scotland.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: City Centre Hotel, Cruise ship at South Queensferry,Leith or Rosyth or other agreed location

End location: To pickup point unless otherwise agreed

Duration: 6 hours


Modern Air conditioned Vehicle with Driver and Guide

What’s Included

Other: Services of Guide. Vehicle for pick up,city tour and return journey.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

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

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Entrance to Edinburgh Castle as at 2018
Castle Entrance
Adult £17.00
Senior £13.60
Child. £10.20
Optional Whisky Tasting (has to be booked in advance)
Basics ( 3 tastings ). £15
Regions ( 5 tastings ). £24


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 GREAT in our day long tour of this beautiful city with sooooooo much history. He is extremely knowledgeable and a delight to be with. We took several personal tours on our trip around Great Britain and Martin was absolutely the best. His driver was also a good man with a sense of humor. We would HIGHLY recommend his services. Thanks Martin for wonderful day in your city.
Chuck Allen

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