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Private Black Taxi Tour of Edinburgh

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Explore Scotland’s UNESCO–listed capital city Edinburgh, by black taxi on this private 4-hour tour. Travel through the ancient streets of Edinburgh by black cab and listen as your driver/ private guide brings the city’s rich history to life. Hear hair-raising tales of thieves, robbers, and murderers such as criminal duo Burke and Hare and ‘Half Hangit’ Maggie Dickson. Along the way, learn the origins of the Royal Mile and discover key sites of interest including the National War Memorial. This tour includes pickup and drop-off at your Edinburgh hotel.

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Stop At: Edinburgh City Chambers, 45-329 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PN Scotland

Following a 9am pickup at your Edinburgh hotel, meet your private guide and take a seat in your traditional black cab. Then, spin onward through the UNESCO World Heritage– listed city to begin your 4-hour tour.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Arthur's Seat, Queen's Drive Holyrood Park, Edinburgh EH8 8HG Scotland

Visit, Arthur's Seat. It is one of four hill forts in the area, dating back 2,000 years.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and Holyrood Abbey,
The Royal Mile, Climb to top of Arthur's Seat, Royal Yacht Britannia, Princes Street and Gardens,
The Royal Mile,
Admire the Camera Obscura, visit St Giles Cathedral, stand on Carlton Hill next to the Scottish Monument and get great photos over the city. And finally don't forget to see Greyfriars Church and Grayfriars Bobby

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

Driving and walking around the city you will see sites, hear stories, and explore the Famous Edinburgh sites as well as places that tourists never get to see

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private driver/guide
  • Driving tour

  • Food and drinks

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Free pick up and return anywhere in Central Edinburgh. Airports and Sea ports are at a small extra charge


  • Turnhouse Airport, Edinburgh EH12 9DN Scotland


  • Rosyth Dockyard, 180 Castle Rd, Rosyth, Dunfermline KY11 2AX, UK

Departure Time
9:00 AM

4 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Capital Taxi Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

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14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.