Cruise ship private tour. Shore Excursion - Edinburgh - Countryside - Distillery - Castles

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Tour Number

Activity Level

223190


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Edinburgh City and Surrounding area full day custom tour


Driving tour of Edinburgh including two UNESCO World Heritage Sites of medieval Oldtown, Georgian Newtown. Followed by afternoon walking tour or excursion into beautiful countryside. Options include stately home visit, distillery tour or magnificent castles in Scottish countryside with a wealth of history. Stops can include lunch in historic towns and villages.

Itinerary

Collect client from cruise ship port or tender. Drive past interesting places and picturesque villages. Driving tour of Edinburgh with history and context fully explained.

Park in Newtown then walking tour of Newtown and Old Town with optional visit to Edinburgh Castle. University center of 18 C. "Enlightenment" and Greyfriars kirkyard. Return to car drive back to ship.

Alternative: Driving excursion to explore magnificent houses or ancient castles in countryside. Options include a distillery tour with whiskey tasting afterwards. Visits to historic villages, churches and harbours as time ashore allows. Return to cruise ship. Itinerary can be adjusted to suit clients own interests.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Collection from client cruise ship or hotel.

End location: Return to client to cruise ship or hotel.

Duration: 8 hours

Duration to suit client 6-10 hours depending on ship call times. Allowances must be made for unforeseen delays and traffic congestion especially in August.

Transportation

Land Rover Discovery SUV. Large comfortable luxury car. This tour is also possible for up to 6 people by separate arrangement.

What’s Included

Other: Pick up and return to Cruise ship or Edinburgh location. Full driving and guiding costs for time required adjusted to suit client.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 GBP - Entrance fees and lunch if required, per person.

What’s Extra

Other: Admission charges approx £10 per person. Lunch and refreshment costs allow £10-£20 per person.

A Recent Review of this tour

We had an ambitious itinerary with Toby and he was very adept at seeing to it that we saw everything planned without our feeling rushed. The places he chose for us were just the kinds of places which as travelers we enjoy. I can highly recommend Toby to anyone wanting to see the real Edenborough.
Sondra Ettlinger

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