Recent Searches
Clear

Top Edinburgh Private Sightseeing Tours

Saved to wishlist!
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Edinburgh. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Select Dates
Dates
Walking Tours
Private and Luxury
City Tours
Distillery Tours
Historical Tours
Cultural Tours
Food Tours
Overnight Tours
Audio Guides
Day Trips
Car Tours
Full-day Tours
Night Tours
Luxury Car Tours
Bus Tours
Cruises & Sailing
Half-day Tours
Ports of Call Tours
Markets
Photography Tours
Shore Excursions

314 results | All Edinburgh Tours

Sort by:Featured

Edinburgh Food & Drink Private Tour

Edinburgh Food & Drink Private Tour

star-5
193
Get a taste of Edinburgh on this guided tasting tour. Try locally sourced dishes and drinks beyond the Royal Mile. Along the way, learn about the history of the area. Plus get recommendations on places such as bars, restaurants, museums, and galleries to go following the tour. Listen with an audio headset so you can walk at your own pace.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$157.89
Price varies by group size
From
$157.89
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

The Potter Trail Private Tour

The Potter Trail Private Tour

star-5
187
Founded in 2012, we are the original Harry Potter tour in Edinburgh. Our guides have the most experience of any tour company in Edinburgh and we are consistently rated most highly by visitors across all platforms. Booking a private tour with us will ensure the ultimate experience for Harry Potter fans as you'll be able to take the tour at your own pace and ask as many questions as you like! All of guides are trained comic performers so we can guarantee they will captivate and entertain you as well as impress with their extensive knowledge. We are also happy to customise this tour to suit you! We take on lots of bookings for hen parties and school groups and our guides are skilled at catering the tour content for any audience. Edinburgh is as magical to us as it is to JK Rowling and we hope this passion will inspire you too!
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$43.59
Price varies by group size
From
$43.59
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

The Old Edinburgh Walking Tour - Private tour.

The Old Edinburgh Walking Tour - Private tour.

star-5
114
Ideal for first-time visitors, this tour of Edinburgh's Old Town lets you follow in the footsteps of important Scottish figures such as Mary Queen of Scots, Robert Burns, and Bonnie Prince Charlie. In a small, private group, you’ll visit three of the Old Town’s former execution spots, admire the cobbled streets of the UNESCO-listed Old Town, and see the site of the notorious Tolbooth Prison. Throughout the tour, your guide provides archive imagery of historical Edinburgh to enhance your experience.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$28.71
Price varies by group size
From
$28.71
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Speyside Delight - Scottish Whisky Tour - Private Full Day

Speyside Delight - Scottish Whisky Tour - Private Full Day

star-5
6
The Speyside region of north-eastern Scotland is renowned for its single malt whiskies, which are sold all around the world. On this tour, immerse yourself in Scotland’s whisky-making history and heritage as you visit three Speyside distilleries in one day. Visit distilleries such as Macallan, Glenfarclas, Glenfiddich, or Aberlour; learn about the whisky-making process on a guided tour; and sample a selection of different whiskies.
More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$696.75
Price varies by group size
From
$696.75
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Guided Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

Guided Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

star-5
104
Embark on an enriching 3.5 or 7-hour walking tour of Edinburgh’s cultural and historical highlights with a private guide. While you listen to insightful commentary, you’ll visit iconic landmarks and hidden gems according to an itinerary tailored to your interests. Explore the cobbled streets of the Old Town, gaze at Edinburgh Castle on its rocky perch and ascend to the summit of Calton Hill for panoramic city views. On this private tour, you’ll receive the undivided attention of your guide while gaining unique insight into the Scottish capital.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$281.33
per group
From
$281.33
per group
Taking safety measures

Private Half-Day Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini

Private Half-Day Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini

star-5
74
Short on time but still want to experience Edinburgh’s UNESCO-listed gems? No problem! Jump aboard a classic Mini Cooper for a private half-day tour of Edinburgh and zip around the sights in style. Hop out along the way to admire Edinburgh Castle, take in the views from Arthur’s Seat and stroll down the Royal Mile, then explore the lively Grassmarket and visit the waterfront neighbourhood of Leith. Finish your adventure by tucking into a delicious lunch or dinner (depending on option selected) of typical Scottish cuisine.
More
  • 4 hours
From
$358.85
per group
From
$358.85
per group

Virtual Outlander Tour of Edinburgh's Old Town

Virtual Outlander Tour of Edinburgh's Old Town

star-4.5
13
Take the guesswork out of your 'Outlander' pilgrimage on this guided walking tour that takes you to the exact locations featured in the TV series and novels. In a small group of no more than 12 people, see such sites as Jamie's printshop and the Tolbooth prison while learning from your guide about life in Edinburgh during and after the time of the Jacobite uprisings.
More
  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$71.05
per group
From
$71.05
per group

Private Central Highlands Driving Tour

Private Central Highlands Driving Tour

star-5
22
Escape the bustle of Edinburgh for a full-day private tour of the central Highlands. See castles, waterfalls, and historic villages as your local guide takes care of the driving. Customize the itinerary according to your personal interests, including a possible stop at a whisky distillery. Get personalized advice on where to eat traditional food. Hotel pick-up and drop-off are included.
More
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$744.85
per group
From
$744.85
per group
Taking safety measures

 Whisky Distillery Trifecta - Macallan - Glenfiddich - Glenlivet - Private Tour

Whisky Distillery Trifecta - Macallan - Glenfiddich - Glenlivet - Private Tour

star-5
5
The first tour to take you to three top distilleries in one day! +Bespoke pickup+ Whiskywheels tours specialise in the wonderful whisky that Scotland has to offer. This Whisky Trifecta tour - Macallan, Glenfiddich and Glenlivet. Macallan The jewel in the crown of Speyside. Not to be missed. Macallan is the most sought-after whisky for whisky collectors, here you'll find a huge range of Macallan Scotch whisky to buy and also take part in the fantastic three pillars tour. Glenfiddich Visit the family owned distillery to see what a truly world class family run business can achieve. Glenfiddich is the world's best-selling single-malt whisky and also the most awarded at the International Spirits Challenge. Glenlivet The tour and tasting at Glenlivet takes you back in time to how whisky was first made in Speyside. Covid precautions and government guidance adhered to.
More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$665.72
Price varies by group size
From
$665.72
Price varies by group size

Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

star-5
32
Learn about Edinburgh past and present on a private walking tour with an insider guide, who shares information about the city’s royal history and colorful characters, some of whom have inspired books and well-known stories. Get tips on where to eat and drink around the city, and see sights on and off the Royal Mile and near Greyfriars Kirk. You’ll enjoy one-on-one attention from a private guide on this tour that caters to couples, families and small groups looking for a more personal experience.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$46.56
From
$46.56
Taking safety measures

Private 4 Hour Tour of Edinburgh in a Spacious 6-seater Mercedes

Private 4 Hour Tour of Edinburgh in a Spacious 6-seater Mercedes

star-5
29
UNESCO–listed Edinburgh is widely considered among Scotland’s must-see cities, but exploring on foot can be tiring and time-consuming. On this tour, begin with pickup at your Edinburgh hotel and spin through the city in style by comfortable van. Hit top attractions including Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, the Royal Mile, and St. Giles Cathedral with ease, with plenty of time to alight and explore on foot where you wish.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$327.34
per group
From
$327.34
per group
Taking safety measures

Speyside Whisky Experience by Whisky Trails: Three Speyside Distilleries

Speyside Whisky Experience by Whisky Trails: Three Speyside Distilleries

star-5
5
Whether you are a whisky aficionado or a complete novice, this Whisky Trail has something for everyone. You will be picked up from where you are staying and transported in comfort, safety, and style to Speyside. This is a private tour and only your group will participate. If you book between April and October you will visit the big three Speyside distilleries, namely The Macallan, Glenlivet, and Glenfiddich. The agenda is flexible so depending on whether you have chosen to book a tour at one of the distilleries, we will agree the timing for your day before setting off together. At the end of the Whisky Trail, we will head back to your starting point or another location by prior arrangement. Travel time from central Scotland is 3.5 hours in each direction, whereas Inverness lies around 1.5 hours drive away from the Speyside area. PLEASE NOTE: due to COVID19 restrictions, Distilleries may open and close at short notice, and may also only offer limited tour and tasting options.
More
  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$465.54
Price varies by group size
From
$465.54
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Greyfriars Kirkyard Tour in Edinburgh - Private tour.

Greyfriars Kirkyard Tour in Edinburgh - Private tour.

star-5
30
Come with us as we reveal the stories of some of the people who were buried under your feet. Covenanters, bodysnatchers, murderers and murdered, this graveyard has it all!Perfect for anyone who wants to discover Scottish history and who wants an Edinburgh guided tour with a smaller amount of walking.Prices start at £40 for up to four people.
More
  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$28.71
Price varies by group size
From
$28.71
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private 2hr Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini Cooper

Private 2hr Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini Cooper

star-5
38
Make sure you see all the spots you wanted to in Edinburgh on this 2-hour private tour led by a private guide. Zoom past popular areas in a Mini Cooper, such as Calton Hill, Grassmarket, Dean Village, and Arthur's Seat. Plus, see one of Scotland’s oldest pubs and Edinburgh's secret garden.
More
  • 2 hours
From
$179.42
per group
From
$179.42
per group

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Private Day Tour from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Private Day Tour from Edinburgh

star-5
9
Travel deep into the Highlands of Scotland on our monster-sized day tour. You will hear the legendary stories of the Jacobites, get a chance to spot the mythical Loch Ness Monster, as well as get lost in the beauty of Glencoe. It’s a tour packed with bewildering beauty and its perfect for those who are short on time and want to experience Scotland as much as possible. Places you explore: Callander, Loch Ba, Three Waters - waterfall, Glencoe, Laggan Locks, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Laggan Dam, Dalwhinney Distillery. • Full-day small group tour from Edinburgh (maximum 4 passengers) • Personalised attention, private tour (no one apart from you and your family members, friends will attend this tour) • You have more free time for sightseeing compared to similar bus tours • Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your driver/guide on this small group tour • Mercedes V Class • Please note that tours stops and timings are flexible and for reference purposes only
More
  • 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$620.72
per group
From
$620.72
per group
Taking safety measures

Private One Day Highlands Tour of Scotland

Private One Day Highlands Tour of Scotland

star-5
18
Experience parts of Scotland most visitors to Edinburgh don’t normally think to visit, during this private, one-day Highland Tour. Benefit from the local knowledge of your driver-guide and stop by hidden destinations and key attractions, such as Doune Castle, Glencoe, and the highest whisky distillery in Scotland: Dalwhinnie. Cover far more ground, far more comfortably, than you would be able to alone.
More
  • 10 hours
From
$717.69
per group
From
$717.69
per group

Day Trip to St Andrews Dunfermline and the Fife Coast in a Private Minibus from Edinburgh

Day Trip to St Andrews Dunfermline and the Fife Coast in a Private Minibus from Edinburgh

star-5
10
Explore the ancestral home of Scottish monarchs on a private full-day tour of the Fife Coast, Dunfermline, and St. Andrews. From Edinburgh, you’ll travel through the dramatic Scottish countryside and absorb panoramic views of the Forth Rail Bridge and the ruins of Dunfermline Abbey. Surrender to the picturesque charm of East Neuk, a rugged stretch of coastline peppered with quaint villages, and delve into the medieval history of St Andrews, considered the religious capital of Scotland. On this private tour, you’ll receive undivided attention from your guide.  
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$719.16
per group
From
$719.16
per group
Taking safety measures

Edinburgh Full-Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

Special Offer

Edinburgh Full-Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

star-5
8
Spend a full-day exploring the best Edinburgh has to offer on this premium minivan tour. Save hours researching top sights to see and planning transport by having everything organized for you instead. The tour includes round-trip private transfers, bottled water, and a private guide. An advantage of a private tour is that the itinerary can be modified based on your interests. Potential sights to visit include the Old Town, the Royal Mile, and Edinburgh Castle.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$229.66
$287.08
$57.42 savings
Price varies by group size
From
$229.66
$287.08
$57.42 savings
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Edinburgh Walking Tours with Locals: Private & 100% Personalized

Edinburgh Walking Tours with Locals: Private & 100% Personalized

star-4.5
13
Visiting an unfamiliar city without knowing anyone there usually means relying on travel guides. Get a more personal experience in Edinburgh by spending time with a local Edinburgher who customizes your private, bespoke tour to your own interests. Go off the beaten path and discover locals' favorite spots.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$116.40
Price varies by group size
From
$116.40
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

The 10 Tastings of Edinburgh With Locals: Private Food Tour

The 10 Tastings of Edinburgh With Locals: Private Food Tour

star-4.5
7
Feast your senses on the diverse cuisine of Edinburgh during a private food tour that allows you to tailor your itinerary according to personal tastes. As well as receiving undivided attention from a private guide, you’ll discover eateries and restaurants that you may otherwise have missed, and collect food recommendations for the rest of your vacation.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$134.47
Price varies by group size
From
$134.47
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Half Day Edinburgh City Tour in a VIP Minibus

Private Half Day Edinburgh City Tour in a VIP Minibus

star-5
8
Explore Edinburgh in the comfort of an air-conditioned VIP Class Mercedes minibus on this private tour. Admire Edinburgh Castle, perched atop an extinct volcano, and hear tales of attempts to capture it. See the Old Town and hear from your guide about what life was like there in medieval times before contrasting it with the elegant Georgian buildings of the New Town. Includes hotel or port pickup and drop-off.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$436.49
per group
From
$436.49
per group
Taking safety measures

Private City Kickstart Tour: Edinburgh

Private City Kickstart Tour: Edinburgh

star-5
10
Enjoy the perfect introduction to Edinburgh and its top attractions on this flexible, private tour. Pick between multiple daily departure times, and meet your guide in the city center. Then, set off on foot. You’ll visit numerous city highlights, from St. Giles' Cathedral and Edinburgh Castle to the Greyfriars Kirkyard and National Museum of Scotland. As you go, learn insider stories about the city, plus tips about where to eat and drink.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$32.07
Price varies by group size
From
$32.07
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Glencoe Driving Tour from Edinburgh

Private Glencoe Driving Tour from Edinburgh

star-5
6
Explore the Scottish countryside at your own pace with a private driver. Get picked up at your hotel in Edinburgh in an air-conditioned Mercedes Vito Tourer and set out towards Glencoe. The full-day itinerary can be customized according to your interests and includes seeing castles, lochs, and if you choose, a whisky distillery. Learn about Scottish history from your local guide.
More
  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$760.36
per group
From
$760.36
per group
Taking safety measures

Private 'Outlander' Film Locations Day Trip from Edinburgh

Private 'Outlander' Film Locations Day Trip from Edinburgh

star-5
10
Visit filming locations from the hit TV show ‘Outlander’ on this day trip from Edinburgh. Follow the footsteps of Claire and Jamie as you see sites used for Lallybroch, Fort William (Blackness Castle), Crainsmuir (Culross) and the Mackenzie stronghold, Castle Leoch (Doune Castle).
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$566.98
Price varies by group size
From
$566.98
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Private Sightseeing Tours in Edinburgh?
Q:
What Private Sightseeing Tours in Edinburgh are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Private Sightseeing Tours in Edinburgh are good for avoiding crowds?