Duration: 2 Nights / 3 Days
Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact, hilly capital. It has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings. Looming over the city is Edinburgh Castle, home to Scotland’s crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny, used in the coronation of Scottish rulers. Arthur’s Seat is an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with sweeping views, and Calton Hill is topped with monuments and memorials.
DAY 01 | Arrive Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Welcome to Great Britain – The land of Royalty! – On arrival in Edinburgh, you will be welcomed by your representative and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure in Edinburgh, United Kingdom OR Explore the city (on your own). Why not select a tour from our below mentioned list of exciting optional excursions? Have a fun filled day!
Optional Tours on Day 01
Witchery Tours ‘Murder & Mystery Tour’
Duration of tour: 1 hr 15 mins
You will be met at the meeting point by your guide, Adam Lyal (deceased) – a highwayman who was executed in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket on 27th March 1811. Mr Lyal leads you through the haunted alleyways and dark courtyards of the Old Town, telling tales of witchcraft, plague, torture, hangings, body-snatching, etc…. Some of Mr Lyal’s ghostly chums lurk around the Royal Mile, waiting to leap out and frighten you. Although the subject matter is dark, Mr Lyal’s approach is fairly light-hearted, and there will be a few laughs, as well as a few scares, while you hear about Edinburgh’s sinister past.
Note: Children under the age of 16 are not allowed in the tour
Secrets of the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle
Duration of tour: 2 hours 15 mins
The best way to explore Edinburgh is to follow your feet. Where the buses can’t take you, and the guide books don’t show you is where our real stories can be found , the closes, wynds, courtyards and homes of Old Edinburgh. We’ll paint a vivid picture of our colourful past and people – see the secrets and tell the tales – the culture, crime and politics of Scotland’s capital. An experience shared by Mercat historians. Fascinating and Revealing
DAY 02 | Edinburgh
After breakfast , Explore from Edinburgh explores the Wallace Monument, Perthshire’s scenic glens, Gleneagles Hotel Estate and Scotland’s oldest distillery, The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret. Visit the Taste Experience Bar and enjoy a dram of the Black Grouse Alpha edition, exclusively for Timberbush customers taking the distillery tour. Take a woodland walk at The Hermitage and enjoy a brief visit to the picturesque town of South Queensferry
DAY 03 | Depart Edinburgh
After Breakfast, rest of the day is at leisure till you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to home / next destination. We trust that you enjoyed your Vacations.
END OF THE TOUR