Zoom
with a local in
Edinburgh

Video call with a local to plan your perfect trip or to ask for local tips, essential info and insider secrets!

City Unscripted Zoom with a local
City Unscripted Zoom with a local
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City Unscripted Zoom with a local

Chat to one of our locals via zoom and get answers to all your questions plus personalized recommendations on things to do, places to go, best local eats and logistics to make your trip a breeze.

How does it work?

  • Tell us about you

    After booking, answer our short questionnaire so we can choose the right host for your video call

  • Chat to your host

    Got questions? Ask away, and get insider tips based on your interests, travel style and what you want to see and do

  • Get your customised plan

    Get a summary of your conversation from your host, including a list of their recommendations and helpful links

City Unscripted Zoom with local

We don’t do deals with restaurants, shops or attractions so you’ll always get unbiased recommendations from our hosts!

Top private tours
in Edinburgh

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
City Highlights

A royal walk: Edinburgh Castle to Arthur’s Seat

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

$46.10 per person

2 hours

Discover secret Edinburgh
Hidden gems

Discover secret Edinburgh

Poetry-inscribed pavements, a faithful old pub hound and highland folklore.

$49.94 per person

3 hours

Edinburgh whisky experience
Night tours

Edinburgh whisky experience

Drinking holes, distilleries, and a wee dram of single malt Scotch in the “Gateway to Scotch whisky”

$85.03 per person

3 hours

Kickstart your trip to Edinburgh
Introduction to the city

Kickstart your trip to Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle, Scottish folklore, and finding your feet.

$49.94 per person

3 hours

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Trip planning video call

Zoom with a local in Edinburgh

Video chat or email with a local to plan your perfect trip or get answers to all your questions

$31.75 for 30 min

30-90 minutes

Half day in Edinburgh with a local
Half day

Half day in Edinburgh with a local

Rocky crags, the Royal Mile and the winding streets of the Old Town.

$53.78 per person

4 hours

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types of travelers

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Experiences
for all types
of travelers

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Latest reviews from our guests

    Doug took us through the whisky experience patiently and methodically and was an absolute pleasure to have as a guide!

    May 2022

    Alexis T

    it was terrific. My guide was knowledgeable, fun, helpful and went out of her way to make my experience outstanding

    May 2022

    Jamie D

    I booked a walking tour for my toddler, tween & myself. As you can imagine, it’s quite hard to find something that interests all of us but Jen managed it! My daughter learnt more in 2 hours than she does in her school history lessons. It was perfectly tailored to us and such good fun! She really knows her history & Harry Potter if you are into that. We will definitely book Jen when we return to Edinburgh.

    May 2022

    Stefanie H

    Yesterday we did a tour with Gwen and we visited Edinburgh. Since the first moment she was very nice with us and she was very involved. She has experience and she knows the city and its history very well. We are very happy because she was explaining all and showed a lot of places. She’s very kind with us. Thank you so much. Sincerely. Luz Ibáñez

    April 2022

    Sra. L

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Travel planning consultation

Got questions about the city you’re visiting? Our local hosts have all the answers. City Unscripted will set your trip up for success with travel planning tips from our knowledgeable local insiders – the only travel consultants you’ll ever need.

With our simple travel planning service, you can chat with a like-minded local before you even board your flight! We’ll set up a video call or email conversation with a guide in the city you’re visiting, so you can get expert online travel advice to make your travel planning a breeze.

Save yourself the hours of researching online travel advice yourself. Whether you have questions about public transport, need advice on where to stay, or you simply want to arrive at your destination fully prepared with insider tips and tricks, our travel planning service will set you up.

What are you waiting for? Book a tour with City Unscripted and let’s get your travel planning started with top-notch online travel advice from the travel consultants who know it all – the locals!