Edinburgh Half Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan
  • Edinburgh Half Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

    Our comprehensive private guided Edinburgh tour is a fantastic way to explore the big sights and hidden gems of the Scottish Capital City on a half-day minivan tour. Taking a bespoke tour allows you to tailor your time Edinburgh to your exacting interests and requirements.

    Your friendly and knowledgeable driver guide will show you around Edinburgh's many sights onboard your private Mercedes Minivan. Hear the stories that make Edinburgh famous and learn about the cities often gruesome past. We'll venture through the historic old town, Royal Mile, Georgian new town and explore local areas full of history outside the city centre. We will tell you the stories and history that make each attraction come to life!

    Our vehicles are the perfect size to squeeze down the city's narrow streets and see the 'off the tourist trail' sights whilst still being spacious.

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland

    Explore the medieval old city and Edinburgh’s dark history, learn about the effect of the Black Death, great fire and city developments that lead the world.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

    The Royal Mile that runs for a 'Scottish mile' (around 1.1 miles / 1.8 kilometres) through the heart of the old town from the Castle to the Palace. We will explore much of the mile, its Closes and history.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland

    The old city is dominated by Castle hill. Whilst we don’t venture inside on the discovery tour, you will get an appreciation for its importance in Edinburgh, Scottish and British history. Entry to the castle is not included.

    Stop At: 21 Grassmarket Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland

    The Grassmarket has a sinister past as the hanging place for Edinburgh’s criminals. There are many famous stories about executions that your guide will recite.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Calton Hill, St. Andrews House 2 Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG Scotland

    From the top of Calton Hill see the world-famous view over Princes Street and Castle. Calton Hill boasts some quirky and interesting architecture.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Arthur's Seat, Queen's Drive Holyrood Park, Edinburgh EH8 8HG Scotland

    The long-extinct volcano that can be seen from all corners of the city. If open, we will drive round Queens Drive which offers fantastic views beyond Edinburgh.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Greyfriars Bobby, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE Scotland

    We stop to learn the story of Edinburgh's most famous four-legged resident, Bobby.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Greyfriars Kirkyard, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ Scotland

    We visit the famous Greyfriar's Kirkyard to understand its connection to Edinburgh History, Bobby and Mortsafes.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX Scotland

    The official residence of the British Monarchy in Scotland. The impressive entrance courtyard and Palace dominate the scene including the Queens Gallery next door. Entry to the Palace is not included.

    Pass By: The Scottish Parliament, Horse Wynd / Canongate, Royal MIle, Edinburgh EH99 1SP Scotland

    The modernist Scottish Parliament is home to the devolved national government. Immediately adjacent the Palace, the architectural juxtaposition is stark!

    Stop At: Royal Yacht Britannia, Ocean Drive Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ Scotland

    Leith is the home to The Royal Yacht Britannia, a floating museum to the monarchy that is now permanently moored in Leith. We do not visit Britannia on this tour.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Leith, Edinburgh EH6 Scotland

    We visit the vibrant area of Leith, technically a separate town and the docklands of Edinburgh

    Duration: 20 minutes



    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "Wheelchair accessible"
    "Most travelers can participate"
    "At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time"
    "Children must be accompanied by an adult"
    "This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



    • Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
      We can collect you from any Edinburgh Hotel, port or train station.


      Airports

      • Turnhouse Airport, Edinburgh EH12 9DN Scotland


      Ports
      Leith, Newhaven, South Queensferry, Rosyth


    • Duración: 4 hours
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
  • Incluye

    • Professional local guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Transport by private air-conditioned minivan
    • Bottled water for each guest
    • Bottled water

    No Incluye

    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Yacht Britannia
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