• Tour code: 5211HELLY
  • Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 6 days (approx.)

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Set sail for the remote Shetland Islands and join the fun at one of Europe’s biggest fire festivals. Pay homage to Scotland’s Viking past as you follow the torchlight processions, party around the bonfire and soak up the electric atmosphere of the legendary Up Helly Aa Fire Festival. Visit sights like St Andrews, Crathie Kirk and the Kingdom of Fife en-route, then enjoy free time to explore the islands’ rugged landscapes. This small-group 6-day tour is limited to 15 people and includes round-trip transport from Edinburgh, ferries and accommodation.


  • 6-day 'Up Helly Aa Fire Festival' package with transportion from Edinburgh
  • Visit St Andrews, Crathie Kirk and Royal Braemar while traveling between Edinburgh and the Shetland Islands
  • Join the 21st-century Vikings of Lerwick for a day and night of torch-lit processions, bonfires and partying
  • Take two tours of the Mainland island and visit scenic parts of Shetland such as the Knab or Lunna Ness
  • Enjoy three nights of hotel accommodation in Lerwick plus two overnight ferry crossings
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 15 people ensures personalized attention

What You Can Expect

6-Day 'Up Helly Aa Fire Festival' Experience in the Shetland Islands from Edinburgh

See Vikings march through the streets at this unique festival!

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