up to 7 people

City Centre Tour (all day)


  • Duration: A maximum of 8 hours
  • Availability: 8.00am - 6.00pm
  • Excludes: Admission fees to attractions


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This is a small group private tour lasting 8 hours in a spacious and comfortable Mercedes (or equivalent). The tour will include all of the main sights and historical attractions of the City of Edinburgh and your driver will provide a running commentary. This tour is popular with visitors who have a full day available to soak up the history of Edinburgh and who may wish to visit inside an attraction in the morning and/or one in the afternoon.

There will be numerous stops in the Old Town including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, St. Giles Cathedral, John Knox House, the Palace of Holyrood House, the Scottish Parliament, the Grassmarket, Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat as well as checking out the New Town and Dean Village. Let us know at the time of booking if you wish to tour inside any of the major sites and we can plan your itinerary. If time permits and passengers would like to view any other parts of the city, your driver will be happy to accommodate any requests. Cost of entry to any attractions is not included in the cost of this tour.

Additional details

  • This tour allows passengers to get out at the various sights in order to take photos (subject to parking restrictions). Let us know at the time of booking if you wish to visit inside any of the sites.
  • Tours run all year round, unless shown as unavailable on the booking calendar. Pick-ups and drop-offs are made at all hotels and guesthouses within the city centre. Multiple pick-ups are not available.
  • Shore excursion tours from South Queensferry Cruise Terminal, Leith Terminal, Newhaven Terminal and Rosyth Terminal are all included in the above price.
  • A maximum of 6 people can be carried in the Caledonian vehicle and 7 in the Balmoral.
  • The Caledonian vehicle is wheelchair accessible to all manual wheelchairs. However, this will restrict space to 4 other passengers.
  • Children must be accompanied by their parents or an appropriate adult.
  • Cost of entry to any attractions is not included in the cost of this tour.
  • Your driver will be nearby to pick you up after visiting any of the attractions.
  • Cancellation fees apply (see Terms and Conditions).