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

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

Any items of personal purchase, meals and snacks.
Entrance to Edinburgh Castle as at 2018
Castle Entrance
Adult £17.00
Senior £13.60
Child. £10.20


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 very good, knows Edinburgh and it's history and gave us a lot of great information that helped us determine our schedule for the balance of our stay in Edinburgh. We would highly recommend him.
Beth Lazear

Read More Reviews For This Tour

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Martin M.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/EdinburghCastleRoyalMileandMorePrivateTour

Tours by Martin M.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

Unforgettable Edinburgh Private Tour,...

A six hour Private Tour partly by mini bus,with visit to Edinburgh,...

894 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

6 hours

learn more

Old & New Town Edinburgh + Harry Potter,...

A Private walking tour suitable for Family groups of all ages

318 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

6 hours

learn more

Edinburgh Tour and Taste

Historic Edinburgh and the food and drink of the city

996 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

learn more

Highlights of World Heritage Edinburgh,...

An easy Private 3 and1/2 hour walk round the Old and New towns of Edinburgh

189 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

3 hours 30 min.

learn more

Royal Edinburgh for the less Mobile Private,...

Specialised Private tour to Edinburgh Castle , Holyrood Palace and,...

948 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

5 hours 30 min.

learn more

Enjoy a 2 day combining a walking Tour,...

First day Walking in Old and New Town Edinburgh Second day by vehicle,...

1198 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

2 days

learn more

Stirling Castle and the Trossachs ( The,...

A Private Shore excursion / Day tour from Edinburgh for up to 8.

1076 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

7 hours

learn more

Highlights of the Scottish Borders Private,...

Spend time in Roslyn Chapel, Abbotsford and the historic town of Melrose.

890 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

7 hours

learn more