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Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge

Highlights Tour Of Edinburgh

2 hours

A royal walk: Edinburgh Castle to Arthur’s Seat

Centuries of history, Harry Potter inspiration, and humble haggis in Scotland’s storybook capital

  • From 42.30 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 2 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish)

What you'll do

You’ve just spent some time in the city’s most famous attraction, Edinburgh Castle – now it’s time to meet up with a local host and see what Edinburghers get up to in Auld Reekie. You’ll be guided from the Castle through the charming Old Town, a historic district that’s home to many of the city’s top entertainment spots, from traditional Scottish restaurants to modern museums (and many quaint, cobbled streets that inspired Harry Potter). You could grab a humble cheese toastie and a moment of peace away from the crowds at Dunbar’s Close, a 17th-century-style secret garden, then stroll slowly up a winding trail to Arthur’s Seat, an extinct volcano and a tranquil oasis far from the crowds.

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge

In the heart of Scotland’s storybook capital, you’ll explore the streets surrounding the city’s centerpiece, Edinburgh Castle – the mighty 900-year-old fortress perched atop Castle Rock and overlooking the city below. Like the hero of your own historic romance (or a Hogwarts student, if that’s more your style), amble along razor-thin cobblestone alleys through the perfectly preserved Old Town, past beautiful Gothic architecture and towering spires. Explore the iconic Royal Mile, a historic hub lined with breathtaking buildings, traditional pubs, and fantastic restaurants as you make your way two miles east to the summit of Arthur’s Seat – a jagged hill offering the most stunning views of Edinburgh’s sprawling, twinkling cityscape. 

    • Meet a local host outside Edinburgh Castle and take a walk to Arthur’s Seat
    • Discover the heart of the city and explore the historic Old Town
    • See some of the city’s most popular attractions along the bustling Royal Mile
    • Get a bird's-eye view of the city from the summit of Arthur’s Seat
    • Have a helpful host on hand to share insider tips and recommendations for the rest of your trip
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized 2-hour tour
    • Local guide
    • Can pick-up from your accommodation (if within reasonable distance)
    • Walking tour (other transport can be arranged at additional cost)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Any tickets to attractions
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Transportation to/ from meeting point
    • Public/private transportation during the tour
  • Outside Edinburgh Castle

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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