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Private City Kickstart Tour: Edinburgh

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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.

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Itinerary
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

Additional Information

  • 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
Inclusions
  • Private Tour
  • Local Guide
  • Local Tips and Tricks
  • City Orientation


Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food & beverages


Duration
1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, UK


Voucher Info
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The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Withlocals 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.

Fine Print

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.