Private Tour of Edinburgh's Highlights with Castle Tickets

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From $216.79

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Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover the best of Edinburgh in a half-day on a walking tour with a private guide and with timed entrance tickets to Edinburgh Castle.

On your tour, your guide will help you orient yourself in the Old Town, showing you the best spots for iconic pictures, pointing out the highlights, and giving you the best tips and tricks for visiting the highlights. Your guide will also give you the historical context of the ancient city, including taking you on a tour of St Giles Cathedral, which has been at the heart of Christianity in Scotland for more than nine centuries. You’ll see Victoria Street, City Chambers, the Royal Mile, and Calton Hill.

Your tour finishes with a 30 minute guided tour of Edinburgh Castle with your guide, and then you can continue to explore the castle at your own leisure.

What's Included

A friendly, professional English-speaking tour guide for your own private group

Edinburgh Castle tickets admission tickets

Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places

What's Not Included

Cost of transportation on the day

Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way

Gratuities (optional)

Hotel pick up, we do recommend a centrally located start point

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 100

Additional Info

  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Calton Hill
Enjoy a breathtaking view from Calton Hill with your private guide.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Palace of Holyroodhouse
Admire the Palace of Holyroodhouse and hear about political controversy outside the Scottish Parliament.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

See the historic John Knox House and hear about the history.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Royal Mile
Walk along the iconic Royal Mile, discuss the history of Edinburgh's Old Town.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Edinburgh City Chambers
Walk through City Chambers, place of the City of Edinburgh Council and its predecessors.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

St Giles' Cathedral
Explore the imposing St Giles Cathedral with your guide.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Edinburgh Castle
Enjoy a half-hour tour of Edinburgh Castle, with timed entrance tickets included.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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