Edinburgh Extension

Alexander and Jennifer Weil

Saturday 15th June – Monday 17th June 2024

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


Hit the highlights of Edinburgh and pack in plenty of fun during your quick stay. Try your hand at playing the traditional bagpipes with a local piper. Take in the main sights with the insights of your private guide as you walk through history in the cobbled alleyways of Old Town Edinburgh.


  • Soak in the fascinating (and sometimes dark) history of the historic capital city
  • Relax in your luxurious hotel at the end of each day
  • See if you can raise a musical skirl on the pipes

Day by Day

Day 1 - Saturday 15th June - Royal Yacht Britannia & Hop-On-Hop-Off

On arrival in Edinburgh Airport you will be met by a private driver who will whisk you into the city centre to drop your bags at your hotel.  This afternoon, jump on the nearby Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus for a fun way to get a first impression of the city as you make your way down to Leith to board The Royal Yacht Britannia, once the floating palace of Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh.

NOTE: Your hotel has been booked for a pre-night, so that you are able to check in directly on arrival.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Kimpton Charlotte Square
Room Type: Premium Room
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Sunday 16th June - Exploring The Historic Old Town Of Edinburgh

Today you will have a full day with a local expert guide to explore the historic Old Town centre of this unique capital city. Make friends with Greyfriars Bobby, walk the walls of the mighty Castle and down the Royal Mile to the elegant staterooms of Holyroodhouse Palace. Discover the tales of these twisting cobbled streets and immerse yourselves in the layers of history in all the hidden corners. This is a fabulous experience which will give you lots to talk about this evening as you enjoy the last dinner of your trip.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Kimpton Charlotte Square
Room Type: Premium Room
Meals Included: None

Day 3 - Monday 17th June - Bagpipes & Depart

This morning we have arranged a private meeting with a local Bagpier who will give you a few tips on how to play the pipes yourselves! After seeing how much music you can coax from this traditional instrument and hearing the tales of a piping life, a private transfer will take you to Edinburgh Airport to catch your onward travel to Belfast, Ireland. Taking with you many special memories of unique shared moments which will make you smile for years to come.

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • 2 nights accommodation on a Bed & Breakfast basis, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Pre night to ensure early check in upon arrival
  • Airport Transfer from Edinburgh Airport on Arrival Day
  • Airport Transfer on Departure Day
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • Private Meeting with Local Bagpiper & Try The Pipes Experience
    • Hop On Hop Off Bus Pass (24 Hours)
    • Entry To Royal Yacht Britannia
    • Full Day Private Walking Tour with Expert Local Guide
    • Entry to Edinburgh Castle
    • Entry To Holyroodhouse Palace
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24/7 In-Country Support form the Wilderness Team
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for services
Notes Read More
  • All suggested accommodations and services are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • A 15% deposit is required before any accommodation and services will be confirmed
  • This quote is valid for 14 days from the date quoted, after this time pricing may be subject to revision
Optional Upgrades Read More
  • Room or hotel upgrade, subject to availability. Pricing on request
  • Pre-Opening tour of Edinburgh Castle OR Holyroodhouse Palace. Pricing on request
Terms & Conditions Read More

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