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Edinburgh Custom Private Tour with a Local, see the city unscripted ★★★★★

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Edinburgh Custom Private Tour with a Local, see the city unscripted ★★★★★

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Make sure you see all the spots you wanted to in Edinburgh on this personalized tour led by a private guide. Your customized itinerary takes you to the places you request, and your guide's commentary is based on your interests. You can go to famous locations, such as Edinburgh Castle to see Scotland’s crown jewels, or you can choose to go to areas known only by locals.
  • Private tour of Edinburgh
  • Customize your own itinerary to fit your preferences
  • Choose your private group size from one to six people
  • Go to lesser-known areas of the city
  • Visit famous spots, such as Edinburgh Castle and Calton Hill
  • Get the inside scoop of local life from your guide who lives there
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Private and personalized experience
2 hours with a host
Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
Food and drinks
Any tickets into attractions/venues
Gratuities
Public/private transportation during the tour
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
Edinburgh , Edinburgh, UK

Upon booking a different meeting point can be arranged (e.g. your hotel/accommodation), however this MUST be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance.

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Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
4/1/2019 - 12/30/2023
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

After booking, the operator will contact you about pickup time.

This activity will end right where it started.Once you have booked your experience, we will be in touch in order to finalise the meeting point details with you. We can arrange pick up from hotels and other locations in the centre of the city. Your meeting point must be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance. This is a walking experience, so your host will meet you on foot.
Your private tour start time can be arranged beforehand at the time of booking, depending on what works for you and your guide. The meeting place for this tour is also picked depending on what places you want to visit that day.

Please also list any special interests you have (art, architecture, history, culture) at the time of booking to alert your guide, so that he or she can better prepare for your private experience. For this tour you choose your own group size from one to six people. Please note that prices do vary by group size.

Because this is a private tour, and you can pick where you’d like to go, you can see famous sights of the city or ones that are only known by locals. Go to Edinburgh Castle and see Scotland’s crown Jewels, or go up to Calton Hill to see its monuments and memorials. Please note that tickets to attractions aren't included in this tour price. 

At the end of your tour, your guide leaves you in a place that works well for you and your group.
Itinerary
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The Edinburgh Dungeon
See authentic Edinburgh with one of our friendly hosts who'll show you the city's unique offerings like The Edinburgh Dungeon (if you dare!) IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences
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Edinburgh Castle
Discover a famous site or two like the Edinburgh Castle where you'll be treated to unparalleled views of the city IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences
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Royal Mile
Stroll down the Royal Mile as your host shares city insights with you IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences
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Dean Village
Let your host show you the sights of one of Edinburgh's eclectic neighborhoods- we love Dean Village and its colorful architecture and quaint cobblestones IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences
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The Real Mary King's Close
Explore over 400 years of history at The Real Mary King’s Close, which reveals the real stories of Edinburgh IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tours are fully personalized so any additional requirements like tickets, transportation and food & drinks can be arranged for an additional cost
  • Private groups are normally no larger than 6 people (if your group is larger, please make this known so that arrangements can be made)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY City Unscripted
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Edinburgh Custom Private Tour with a Local, see the city unscripted ★★★★★?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Edinburgh Custom Private Tour with a Local, see the city unscripted ★★★★★.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Edinburgh Custom Private Tour with a Local, see the city unscripted ★★★★★?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Edinburgh Custom Private Tour with a Local, see the city unscripted ★★★★★.
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What is the social distancing policy during Edinburgh Custom Private Tour with a Local, see the city unscripted ★★★★★?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Edinburgh Custom Private Tour with a Local, see the city unscripted ★★★★★.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Edinburgh Custom Private Tour with a Local, see the city unscripted ★★★★★?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Edinburgh Custom Private Tour with a Local, see the city unscripted ★★★★★.

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Doug gave us an excellent...
John_R
, Aug 2021
Doug gave us an excellent walking tour of some of Edinburgh's best historic sites. Easily understandable and well versed in the area.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Hello John_R I am glad to hear you had an enjoyable experience with Doug in Edinburgh and that he was able to share his passion as well as the history city with you, making it easy to understand. We hope to host you again soon. Warm regards Liezel

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