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Speyside Delight - Scottish Whisky Tour - Full Day

The only tour from Edinburgh that tours three Speyside distilleries in one day. The best and most extensive Speyside day trip available from the capital. A unique experience that gives you best Scotland has to offer , all in one day, allowing you time to enjoy other activities on other days. Please note - we offer a discount for groups of four or more. £199 per person for groups of four or more.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Outlander Shore Experience

This tour is a must for every fan of the hit TV show Outlander and is a bucket list-moment to get to visit the sets of your favourite show. Relive the books, walk in the footsteps of Jamie and Claire, and explore ancient castles and little villages that have not been changed since the 16th century. A massive fan of the hit TV show, your tour guide for the day has actually appeared in Season 3 & 4 of Outlander so has lots of inside knowledge. We look forward to sharing this experience with you and giving you a day you will never forget.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Explore Edinburgh's Wonderful Outdoors

Make the most of the stunning natural landscapes that surround Edinburgh, get outdoors to explore nature or relax in the open green spaces that you’ll find even in the heart of the city. Nestled between imposing hillsides and rocky crags, beautiful beaches and windswept coastal paths, Edinburgh has been blessed to be surrounded by so much natural beauty, and with a Host by your side you’ll soon see there’s no shortage of places to visit or outdoor activities to enjoy if you feel like getting back into nature! Head to the beach, climb Arthur’s Seat, visit the Botanic Gardens or discover an off the beaten path hiking trail - the possibilities are endless with a local to guide you! Within 24 hours of your booking, we will contact you to find out about your interests so we can assign a like-minded Host who will create a bespoke experience for you. Your Host will suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place, but you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kickstart Your Trip in Edinburgh

Discover Edinburgh as you would if you were staying with a friend who lived there! With a like-minded Local Host by your side, stroll down famous streets like the Royal Mile and be guided through the winding alleys of this charming city. Your private experience will be personalised to exactly what you want to see; be it Holyrood Palace or Princes Street Gardens, you are guaranteed to take in some amazing views and uncover some hidden gems. Your Host will also share travel tips and tricks so you can experience the city like a local and avoid the tourist traps, making the most of your time in the Scottish capital and giving you a unique insider’s perspective on life in the city. Within 24 hours of your booking, we will contact you to find out about your interests so we can assign a like-minded Host who will create a bespoke experience for you. Your Host will suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place, but you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Discover Edinburgh's Best Kept Secrets

Discover the hidden secrets of one of Scotland’s oldest cities on this Edinburgh walking and sightseeing tour. Take in top attractions such as the UNESCO–listed Old Town and the ancient Royal Mile, and listen as your guide shares insight into their colorful—and sometimes gruesome—history. Plan your itinerary to hit the highlights of most interest, and learn about sides of Edinburgh many visitors miss.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Hour Private Edinburgh Castle Tour

If you’re a history buff, no visit to Edinburgh is complete without a tour of Edinburgh Castle. Receive personalized attention on a private 3-hour tour, during which you’ll delve deep into the history of the Edinburgh icon and avoid long lines often in excess of two hours with a pre-booked entrance ticket. Plus, you’re guide collects you from your hotel to prevent you getting lost in Edinburgh’s winding streets.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Guided Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

Embark on an enriching 3.5 or 7-hour walking tour of Edinburgh’s cultural and historical highlights with a private guide. While you listen to insightful commentary, you’ll visit iconic landmarks and hidden gems according to an itinerary tailored to your interests. Explore the cobbled streets of the Old Town, gaze at Edinburgh Castle on its rocky perch and ascend to the summit of Calton Hill for panoramic city views. On this private tour, you’ll receive the undivided attention of your guide while gaining unique insight into the Scottish capital.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Glencoe Driving Tour from Edinburgh

Explore the Scottish countryside at your own pace with a private driver. Get picked up at your hotel in Edinburgh in an air-conditioned Mercedes Vito Tourer and set out towards Glencoe. The full-day itinerary can be customized according to your interests and includes seeing castles, lochs, and if you choose, a whisky distillery. Learn about Scottish history from your local guide.
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Outlander Luxury Private Sightseeing Excursion with Chauffeur

See the sights that inspired the story of 'Outlander' and tour the places where the series was filmed. This private tour caters to you, keeping your comfort in mind at all times as you are chauffeured from your hotel or the cruise ship port in a Mercedes van. Visit the sets that stood in for Mrs. Baird’s B and B, Castle Leoch, the village of Cransemuir, Wentworth Prison and Fort William. Your guide will share stories of Scotland as you travel.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private 4 Hour Tour of Edinburgh in a Spacious 6-seater Mercedes

UNESCO–listed Edinburgh is widely considered among Scotland’s must-see cities, but exploring on foot can be tiring and time-consuming. On this tour, begin with pickup at your Edinburgh hotel and spin through the city in style by comfortable van. Hit top attractions including Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, the Royal Mile, and St. Giles Cathedral with ease, with plenty of time to alight and explore on foot where you wish.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Central Scotland Driving Tour (Private)

Discover whats beyond the city walls on your very own full day private tour of central Scotland in our Land Rover Discovery. See the castles, the lochs, the hills and even some of the filming locations that makes Scotland the stunning country it is today. All our tours can be personalised to your needs and be as action packed or relaxed as you want.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Walking Food and Drink Tour

A Wee Taste of Edinburgh Walking Food and Drink Tour allows you to discover two of Edinburgh's hippest neighbourhoods: Bruntsfield and Morningside, allowing you to sample Edinburgh's finest local and home grown delicacies. You will sample 6 different food and drink tasters on this tour and you will also have the opportunity to buy more food and drink if desired. As we walk around, you will learn about the history of the these two historic areas as well as how each of the samples you will taste were lovingly made.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Outlander and Film Locations Luxury Day Tour From Edinburgh

We specialise in creating Scottish adventures for individuals. As our tours are more personal than some other tour providers, you will leave with a feeling of satisfaction knowing that you've seen what you wanted, how you wanted.Enjoy, relax and just switch off. Get to know the country and its people, immerse yourself in nature and tradition. At TRIPorganiser we know where to find something special. Trust us with your with valuable travel time. Authenticity is our top priority.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Explore Edinburgh by Night

Edinburgh’s vibrant nightlife may surprise you - its locals might sometimes describe it as being like a small town, but down its winding cobbled streets you’ll find thriving pubs where you’ll be welcomed with open arms, bouncing clubs and unique bars - as well as a couple of spots to make a delicious pitstop on the way home! So join a Host who always has their finger on the pulse of Edinburgh’s nightlife, let them know what you’re interested in and get ready for a night in Edinburgh to remember. From a pub crawl to dancing the night away, live music to luxurious cocktail bars, quirky speakeasies to an evening of stargazing at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh has something for everyone. Within 24 hours of your booking, we will contact you to find out about your interests so we can assign a like-minded Host who will create a bespoke experience for you. Your Host will suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place, but you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Edinburgh: Queensferry Port Stopover Experience

If you’re enjoying a cruise and docking in Queensferry, make the most of the time you have, however short, and explore Edinburgh with a Host! Even if you only have a few hours, you can discover the best of what the city has to offer and get acquainted with Edinburgh’s warm personality. Whether day or night and you’ve got a few days or just a few hours, experience a taste of local life in the Edinburgh even on your layover. See the most famous landmarks or explore a more local neighbourhood. Of course, your Host will always find the time to squeeze in a few hidden gems and take you to the best restaurants and coffee shops too! Within 24 hours of your booking, we will contact you to find out about your interests so we can assign a like-minded Host who will create a bespoke experience for you. Your Host will suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place, but you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Highlands Driving Tour (Private)

Discover whats beyond the city walls on your very own full day private tour taking you to the dramatic and stunning Glencoe in our Land Rover Discovery.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Whisky Tour - Magnificent Macallan - From Edinburgh

This tour from Edinburgh to the Macallan distillery is designed for Macallan fans and whisky enthusiasts.The only Macallan specific tour leaving from Edinburgh daily.Have lunch in the best Whisky hotel in Speyside.Visit Glenfiddich to compare tasting notes and see their fantastic distillery.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Layover Tour from Edinburgh Airport

This is perfect for travellers (maximum group size - 6 passengers) who have a lengthy layover at Edinburgh airport and want to visit the highlights of Edinburgh's Old Town. Your driver/guide will take the stress out of getting into Edinburgh AND making sure that you arrive back at the airport in time for your connecting flight. Treat this as a "taster" for a future visit to Edinburgh.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Layover Experience in Edinburgh

The airport layover is an unavoidable part of travel but instead of staying put, eagerly counting down the minutes to your next flight, why not make the most of your time with a bit of extra sightseeing? With a Host by your side, you could squeeze in a quick trip to Edinburgh's top attractions or visit some of the lesser-known gems in a neighbourhood you have not seen before. There are many awe-inspiring locations near the airport waiting to be uncovered and with a Host you can squeeze in some last-minute sightseeing. You may want to take the time between your flights to explore the historical side of the city with a trip to one or two iconic monuments, or you could choose a more intimate experience by exploring some low-key places popular among the locals. Whatever your interests, we will create a personalised and bespoke experience that allows you to spend your precious time exactly the way you want.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Edinburgh - Day Trip to Queensferry

Swap city life for the picturesque fishing village of South Queensferry for the day - even though it’s only a few minutes away by train, exploring this seaside spot can feel like you’re a world away from Edinburgh’s busy streets. With stunning views over the Firth of Forth, the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, Hawes Pier and a charming cobbled high street that’s full of quirky independent shops to browse, a day spent in South Queensferry with a like-minded Host will be a breath of fresh air! Discover another side of Edinburgh’s beauty and history as you explore with your Host, maybe visiting Hopetoun House indulging in a traditional meal in a historic pub. Within 24 hours of your booking, we will contact you to find out about your interests so we can assign a like-minded Host who will create a bespoke experience for you. Your Host will suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place, but you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Best Of Edinburgh Walking Tour

It is so easy to fall in love with Edinburgh. An amazing atmosphere of medieval times, impressive architecture and true Scottish spirit. Edinburgh is also standing on 7 hills like Rome and Moscow. What is built on an extinct volcano? Where is the place called "The Key from the Country"? You will be surprised by how many parks there are in the city and how many whiskey distillers in Scotland. You will find out what an unusual animal is a national animal! Why the National Monument on Calton Hill is known as “Edinburgh’s Shame?
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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'A Wee Taste of Edinburgh' Walking Food and Drink Tour

During the tour you will visit four over-the-counter eateries that all source local Scottish produce and two establishments to sample typical Scottish drink. Whilst touring you will discover the local history of two very chic, bohemian areas of Edinburgh: Morningside and Bruntsfield.In each of the eateries you will get the opportunity to sample a free bite size taster of a particular food item. Samples are not meal replacements, therefore we recommend that you munch away and buy other bits and bobs to eat or to take away for later or even buy as a gift. Whilst you’re sampling the taster you will find out about how that particular food was lovingly made.If you enjoy eating and drinking and discovering new places to eat and drink in chic neighbourhoods in Edinburgh, then this tour is perfect for you!
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private 3-hour Walking Tour - Dean Village and Stockbridge, Edinburgh

Relaxed and friendly private 3hr tour around Dean Village and Stockbridge, Edinburgh. Our tours are for those who don't need memorised Wikipedia articles to be read to them whilst looking at something they will forget in 10 minutes. Our tours make you feel like you live here!We'll start at Boots, Palmerston Place, walk to Dean Village, along the Water of Leith, through quiet and beautiful streets of Stockbridge, see some hidden gems of architecture, pass many local shops and cafes and finish at the Stockbridge Sunday Market (very famous among locals) offering amazing food, drinks and local crafts.The tour is for up to 6 people, the price is £100 PER TOUR.Contact us if you have a larger group or would like a tour on a different day (not Sunday) - we would be happy to help.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Rosslyn Chapel & The Scottish Borders Luxury Private Excursion with Chauffeur

Nowhere in Scotland is more riddled with mystery than Rosslyn Chapel. There’s the connection to the Knights Templar and the Holy Grail. And there are even some who believe the chapel was built on a UFO landing site.On this excursion, you get a chance to explore the enigmatic Rosslyn Chapel, admire the gorgeous Tweed Valley, and visit Melrose Abbey, the alleged burial site of Robert the Bruce’s heart. So indulge in the beauty, mystery, and history of Scotland on your own Private sightseeing excursion. No waiting for other passengers remember you call the shots this is Your Day, Your Way!With Door to Door service from Edinburgh along with complimentary Bottled Water and Wi-Fi Access you truly are getting that First Class experience the Scottish Way.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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