2018/2019 Weekender: Tartans & Toasts 5 Days/4 Nights
Day 1: Welcome to Edinburgh
A local Scottish host will give you and your fellow travelers a walking tour to orient you to the city today. Your host will get you started, offering plenty of tips to point you in the right direction and giving you the know-how to make the most of your time in the city.
You have three days of access to Edinburgh’s “Hop-On, Hop-Off” tour bus to see more of the city at your own pace, with easy on-and-off access.
Day 2: The Edinburgh Tour
On the second day, a private concierge, exclusively for you and your fellow travelers, will meet you in your hotel lobby to help you with planning out your days in Edinburgh and maximize your fun. You may choose which of your included vouchers to use today to visit one of the capitol’s incredible attractions, such as The Edinburgh Tour
: Learn much more about this fantastic city, with this amazing in-depth tour covering the city center with a knowledgeable guide, taking in spectacular buildings such as Edinburgh Castle
, the Scottish Parliament
, the Georgian architecture of New Town
and much more.
Day 3: The Majestic Tour & New Year’s Eve
You might choose to take the time on your third day for the wonderful Majestic Tour
which takes you north of the city center towards the port of Leith
. Can’t-miss highlights include the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
, The Royal Yacht Britannia
, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse
And don’t forget to celebrate New Year’s Eve
tonight with “Hogmanay
” – the traditional Scottish commemoration of the New Year – no one revels in it like the Scots! Edinburgh leads the way with the largest and most famous celebration of all. Thousands of visitors come from all over the world to party in the streets. Choose how to spend your time this evening: soak in the joyous atmosphere of the city, have a pint in one of the lively pubs, watch the fireworks over the castle at midnight. Edinburgh will be abuzz!
Day 4: City Sightseeing
On your fourth day, check out all the other terrific sights in this vibrant cultural capital. This Hop-On, Hop-Off route covers all the main attractions you may have missed, and includes a special Horrible Histories commentary for kids of all ages who want their history with the gory bits left in!
Day 5: Return Home
Your tour ends after breakfast.