Edinburgh Half Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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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.

What's Included

Bottled water

Bottled water for each guest

Live commentary on board

Professional local guide

Transport by private air-conditioned minivan

What's Not Included

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • 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
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Experienced Tours is 'Good To Go' and has passed the government Covid-19 assessment. We are now able to resume our private tours of Scotland. A private tour is the best way to travel whilst practicing social distancing without other passengers being in th
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

Edinburgh Old Town
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.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Royal Mile
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.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Edinburgh Castle
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.

• Admission Ticket Free

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.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Arthur's Seat
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.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Palace of Holyroodhouse
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.

• Admission Ticket Free

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

• Admission Ticket Free

Royal Yacht Britannia
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.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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