Wilderness Travel – Private Journeys: Edinburgh Extension 2024

2 Adults

Summer 2024

Number of Travellers: 2
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights


This trip extension can be combined with the 10 day Wilderness Travel – Private Journeys: Scotland 2024, either as a pre or post trip extension.

Day by Day

Day 1 - South to Edinburgh via Cairngorms National Park

The transfer south to Edinburgh takes around 3 hours. However, you will stop in Cairngorms National Park – the largest in the UK – to enjoy a hike. There are wonderful options, both low level in its ancient forests and glens, and high level to its soaring but accessible peaks.

Overnight: Edinburgh | The Balmoral Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 2 - Exploring Edinburgh

Spend today exploring the unique city of Edinburgh with an expert local guide who will take you on a walking tour to visit some of the famous historic attractions, including Edinburgh Castle. Wonder at the stories of the streets and discover the true character of the Old Town. Edinburgh is a labyrinth of cobbled alleyways contrasted with Georgian townhouses and more modern architecture and this tour will give you a real insight into the history and character of this amazing city.

Overnight: Edinburgh | The Balmoral Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 - Free time in Edinburgh

Today is a free day to explore the city on your own, perhaps enjoying the many fine museums or finding the perfect souvenir.

Overnight: Edinburgh | The Balmoral Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4 - Travel to Glasgow & Depart

The transfer to Glasgow Airport takes around 1.5 hours. Depending on flight times, you may be able to enjoy some free time in Edinburgh before your transfer. Drop off at the airport and depart.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More

Edinburgh Extension (in addition to main trip inclusions):

  • 3 nights accommodation as described, with breakfast each day, based on two people sharing
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drop off in Edinburgh on Day 10 (Day 1 of extension)
  • A privately guided walking tour of Edinburgh on Day 11, led by an expert local guide
  • Entrance to Edinburgh Castle on Day 11
  • Airport transfer on Day 13
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for the main driver guide