Private City Kickstart Tour: Edinburgh

Receive a warm welcome to Edinburgh on a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible! In only 90 minutes, a local guide will get you acquainted with Edinburgh to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest.

Discover where to find Edinburgh Castle and St. Giles Cathedral and how to explore them away from the crowds. And what about that unique family owned restaurant or that amazing local hotspot? We got you covered; the local guides are experts in the subject! Forget about touristy traps; on this city kickstart tour, your guide will point you in the right direction.

Private City Kickstart Tour: Edinburgh is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

per adult from

$39

AUD

Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Private Tour
    • Local Guide
    • Local Tips and Tricks
    • City Orientation
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
    • Food & beverages
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland

    After you meet your local guide at Mercat Cross, explore St Giles' Cathedral, also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, which has been one of Edinburgh's religious focal points for approximately 900 years.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House Lady Stair's Close Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PA Scotland

    Get to know more about the lives of three of the foremost Scottish writers: Robert Burns, Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland

    There has been a royal castle on the rock since at least the reign of David I in the 12th century. Discover this unique place before hearing the final recommandations of your guide at the end of your tour.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    Discover this historic market place and nowadays event space in the Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland. In relation to the rest of the city it lies in a hollow, well below surrounding ground levels. Stop by a local's favourite inn nearby and grab something to eat if you feel hungry.

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    Wonder in this cemetery from the 16th century. Hear the famous story about Greyfriars Bobby, the loyal dog who guarded his master's grave.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF Scotland

    Home to collections from around the world encompassing Archaeology, history, science, technology, art, world cultures and lots more. The museum has 7 floors and a roof terrace with fantastic panoramic views of the city.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Burgers and Beers Grillhouse, 192A High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RW, UK
    Return Detail :
    National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, UK
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Private tour: only you & your local guide
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Post Covid-19 regulations are applied to this product with regards to the number of participants, delivery methods of the tour and content of the tour.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Withlocals

Activity ID: V-24380P849

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