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Explore Edinburgh Private Tour

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Edinburgh, GB
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Explore Edinburgh Private Tour

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Edinburgh, GB
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Explore Edinburgh Private Tour is the ultimate way to experience the captivating city of Edinburgh, Scotland. This customizable private tour takes you to the most popular and historical sites, allowing you to create your own itinerary and explore at your own pace. From the iconic Edinburgh Castle to the renowned National Museum of Scotland, you'll immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the city. Travel in comfort and style in our traditional taxi, equipped with full air conditioning and heating. With a maximum capacity of 6 passengers, you can bring your friends and family along for the adventure. Our knowledgeable driver, recognized by the City of Edinburgh Council, will ensure your safety and provide insider information about each location. Don't miss out on this unforgettable journey through the enchanting city of Edinburgh.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Not Included
  • 8 hours
  • Suitable for 1-6 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore Edinburgh Castle, a historic stronghold with stunning views
  • Visit The Scotch Whisky Experience and taste Scotland's finest whiskies
  • Experience the enchanting atmosphere of St Giles' Cathedral
  • Discover the fascinating exhibits at the National Museum of Scotland
  • Climb Arthur's Seat and enjoy panoramic views of Edinburgh
  • Complimentary Water
  • Lunch

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Introduction

Explore Edinburgh Private Tour offers a journey through the captivating city of Edinburgh, Scotland. This private tour allows for customization and personalization, ensuring a tailor-made experience for each participant. With a first-class service and a traditional taxi as your mode of transport, you can explore the most popular historical and scenic sites in Edinburgh. The tour is designed to be full of excitement and memorable adventures, providing a comprehensive overview of the city's rich history and cultural heritage. Whether you are a history enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply curious about exploring new places, this private tour is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of Edinburgh.

What to Expect?

During the Explore Edinburgh Private Tour, you can expect to visit some of the most iconic landmarks and attractions in the city. From the historic Edinburgh Castle, a symbol of Scottish strength and resilience, to the enchanting Arthur's Seat, a dormant volcano providing panoramic views of the city, each location reflects the rich history and natural beauty of Edinburgh. Additionally, you will have the chance to explore sites such as St Giles' Cathedral, the National Museum of Scotland, and the Grassmarket, immersing yourself in the vibrant culture and heritage of this captivating city.

Who is this for?

This private tour is suitable for all travelers who seek a personalized and immersive experience in Edinburgh. History enthusiasts can delve into the fascinating stories of Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral, while nature lovers can marvel at the breathtaking views from Arthur's Seat and the Forth Bridge. The tour caters to a diverse range of interests and preferences, ensuring every participant finds something captivating and memorable along the way. Whether you're traveling solo, with friends, or with family, the Explore Edinburgh Private Tour offers a unique and enriching experience for everyone.

Why Book This?

Embark on the Explore Edinburgh Private Tour and unlock the secrets of this captivating city. With a customized itinerary and the expertise of experienced drivers officially recognized by the City of Edinburgh Council, you can be assured of a safe and secure journey. The tour's flexible time options and ability to accommodate up to six passengers make it a convenient choice for groups of all sizes. Furthermore, the full air-conditioned and heated vehicle ensures your comfort throughout the tour, while the complementary water bottle keeps you refreshed. Don't miss this opportunity to explore Edinburgh's hidden gems with a knowledgeable guide, creating unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

Good to Know

The Explore Edinburgh Private Tour offers a total duration of 480 minutes, allowing you ample time to immerse yourself in each location and fully appreciate the beauty of Edinburgh. You will have the opportunity to explore famous attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, the National Museum of Scotland, and the Royal Mile. Additionally, you can enjoy stunning views from Arthur's Seat, Calton Hill, and the Forth Bridge. Please note that some attractions have limited duration stops, so it's important to make the most of your time at each location. Your private taxi provides pick-up and drop-off services, ensuring convenience and flexibility throughout the tour. Prepare to be captivated by the rich history and picturesque landscapes that await you in Edinburgh.

Reviews

Customers who have embarked on the Explore Edinburgh Private Tour have expressed their sheer delight with the experience. They praise the knowledgeable and friendly drivers who provided insightful commentary and made the tour both educational and enjoyable. Many were impressed with the customized itinerary, allowing them to visit their preferred sites and spend time exploring at their own pace. Customers also appreciated the comfortable and well-maintained vehicles, ensuring a pleasant and stress-free journey. Overall, reviews highlight the Explore Edinburgh Private Tour as an exceptional way to discover the hidden gems and iconic landmarks of Edinburgh, leaving visitors with a newfound appreciation for this captivating city.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Edinburgh Castle

The castle, in the care of Historic Environment Scotland, is Scotland's most and the United Kingdom's second most-visited paid tourist attraction. As one of the most important strongholds in the Kingdom of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle was involved in many historical conflicts from the Wars of Scottish Independence.

Admission Not Included

The Scotch Whisky Experience

19 individual Scotch whisky companies jointly invested £2m to create The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre.

Admission Not Included

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

Camera obscuras with a lens in the opening have been used since the second half of the 16th century and became popular as aids for drawing and painting. The concept was developed further into the photographic camera in the first half of the 19th century, when camera obscura boxes were used to expose light-sensitive materials to the projected image.

Admission Not Included

St Giles' Cathedral

St Giles' is one of Scotland's most important medieval parish church buildings.

National Museum of Scotland

The National Museum incorporates the collections of the former National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland.

Arthur's Seat

We are going through The Palace of Holyrood House including theatrical scene tour all around the Arthurs seat. Though it can be climbed from almost any direction, the easiest and simplest ascent is from the east, where a grassy slope rises above Dunsapie Loch. At a spur of the hill, Salisbury Crags has historically been a rock climbing venue with routes of various degrees of difficulty. Until recently rock climbing was restricted to the South Quarry, however access is currently banned altogether by Historic Environment Scotland.

The Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament located in the Holyrood area of the capital city, Edinburgh, it is frequently referred to by the metonym Holyrood.

Greyfriars Bobby

A prominent commemorative statue and nearby graves are a tourist attraction.

Grassmarket

The Grassmarket is a historic market place and an event space in the Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Vennel Viewpoint Edinburgh Castle

A vennel is a passageway between the gables of two buildings which can in effect be a minor street in Scotland

Admission Not Included

Royal Yacht Britannia

Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia, also known as the Royal Yacht Britannia. Britannia is permanently berthed at Ocean Terminal, Leith in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is a popular visitor attraction with over 300,000 visits each year.

Admission Not Included

Dean Village

It was known as the "Water of Leith Village" and was a successful grain milling area for more than 800 years.

Forth Bridge

We will show South Queensferry with view 3 stanning bridge.

Royal Mile

The Royal Mile runs through the length of the Old Town, from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace, following the slope of the hill. From Princes Street, you can walk up The Mound, Cockburn Street, or North Bridge, which intersect with The Royal Mile. Peppered with superb attractions such as The Real Mary King's Close or the Scottish Storytelling Centre, historical sites including St Giles' Cathedral and some of the best eating and drinking spots in the city, the Royal Mile offers much to see and do.

Calton Hill

Calton Hill and the National Monument are situated in Central Edinburgh, east of Edinburgh's New Town. Marked as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Calton Hill has some of the city's best views and if you get up early, the best sunrises. Calton Hill is also resident to some iconic Scottish monuments and buildings.

Reviews

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5 (1)

Binny B

Awesome experience and best tour guide Saami who took us around as per our interest. He was very friendly and covered almost all the places around Edinburgh
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2024-04-18 07:02