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Edinburgh, known as “The Rome of the North,” is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Your boutique hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the medieval streets, lush gardens, Georgian architecture, the Royal Mile, and Edinburgh Castle. You’ll also enjoy a unique Scotch whisky tasting experience, and a ghostly underground walking tour, right in the heart of the city.  

Edinburgh Castle sits on an ancient volcanic plug that’s been inhabited since the Bronze Age.  Feel the past come alive as you see the Scottish Crown, the Sword and Scepter, the Stone of Destiny, and the Crown Jewels. Visit legendary Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle, and the Scottish Borderlands on unforgettable day tours. This 4-day experience is Edinburgh at its finest.

PLAN AND BOOK

Included Unique Activities

    • Rosslyn Chapel & Scottish Borders Day Tour
    • Loch Lomond National Park, Kelpies, and Stirling Castle Day Tour
    • Scotch Whisky Tasting Experience
    • Ghost & Ghouls Walking Tour of Edinburgh
The Scotch Whisky Experience Silver Tour

The Scotch Whisky Experience Silver Tour

Loch Lomond National Park, Kelpies & Stirling Castle

Loch Lomond National Park, Kelpies & Stirling Castle

Rosslyn Chapel & Scottish Borders Day Tour

Rosslyn Chapel & Scottish Borders Day Tour

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Edinburgh

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Edinburgh

Ghostly Underground Walking Tour

Ghostly Underground Walking Tour

Accommodations

4 Nights

4-Star Georgian Townhouse Hotel

Meals Included

  • 4 Breakfasts - Sumptuous Full Scottish Breakfasts Each Morning

Points of Interest

  • Explore the Royal Mile & Edinburgh Castle
  • Visit the Royal Yacht Brittania and Glimerton Cove
  • Check-out Stirling Castle, Stunning Loch Lomond & much more!

The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Central Scotland

Edinburgh Castle, Central Scotland

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Central Scotland

Old Town Edinburgh, Central Scotland

Edinburgh, Central Scotland

Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Central Scotland

Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh, Central Scotland

Camera Obscura, Edinburgh, Central Scotland

UNESCO World Heritage sites

Old Town Edinburgh

Old Town Edinburgh

2024 LOW SEASON

Available Dates

Nov, Dec

ON SALE! From $1,398 $1,198 per person

2024 MID SEASON

Available Dates

Oct

ON SALE! From $1,598 $1,398 per person

2024 HIGH SEASON

Available Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

ON SALE! From $2,098 $1,898 per person

2025 LOW SEASON

Available Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec

ON SALE! From $1,468 $1,268 per person

2025 MID SEASON

Available Dates

Apr, May, Oct

ON SALE! From $1,678 $1,478 per person

2025 HIGH SEASON

Available Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

ON SALE! From $2,203 $2,003 per person

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 4 nights Authentic 4 Star Central Edinburgh Hotel

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED

  • 4 Full Scottish Breakfasts 

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Meet, Greet & Private Transfer on Arrival
  • Rosslyn Chapel & Scottish Borders Daytour from Edinburgh
  • Loch Lomond National Park & Stirling Castle Daytour from Edinburgh
  • Scotch Whisky Tasting Experience
  • Ghost & Ghouls Walking Tour of Edinburgh

Prices Based On

  • Prices are per person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing 1 room.
  • All Taxes & Fees Included
  • Custom Priced Quote (Want to Add/Subtract Days? Let Us Know!)
  • Self-guided vacation package. Choose any date to begin your travels.
  • Traveling alone? No problem. Just ask us for a single supplement price.

"Amazing Ireland Guided Vacation"

Lindsay S.

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Jorie, I can't thank you enough for all your help, answering all my 50 million questions and also reassuring me that Ireland would be amazing. When switching my group from Egypt to a different destination, I was so flustered and not confident in where to go, but it was so easy to sell into the group. I have to say, Ireland was not necessarily at the top of my list, but oh my gosh, it is now! You and Authentic do an AMAZING job when it comes to Ireland!

My group literally cannot stop talking about our trip and they ALL loved it. The hotels were amazing. Aghadoe and Glenlo literally took the spotlight. Our guide Seamus was phenomenal and our driver Ian was so funny. We all had such a good time! Even with the other 2 couples that were on the trip. I really can't think of one flaw or hiccup.. everything was so seamless and perfect. I think it was some long days driving for some, but ultimately I think everyone knew that it was inevitable to see all of the beauty of Ireland. The bus was so nice and it was nice that it was roomy enough for us all to spread out. Again, I can't really think of one thing that I was 'ehh..'. It was all so amazing!

Again, I can't thank you enough.

"This Guided Vacation far exceeded my wildest dreams"

Lorraine M.

Dear Jen, thank you for all your assistance and patience with our Ireland vacation. This is my lifetime dream. Elegant and fabulous tour. The best guide and bus driver. Small, lovely. This trip far exceeds my wildest dreams. Seamus is witty, well informed and an excellent guide.

"Trip to London and Scotland"

Kathie S.

Agency

My clients LOVED their trip to London and Scotland. They really enjoyed the hotels that Authentic Vacations recommended, especially the Rembrandt. Thank you!

"The entire Ireland trip was a dream"

Jennifer B.

Jackson, NJ

Ellie booked our dream vacation for a total of 15 days to Ireland. We did a self-driving tour with a car rental starting and ending in Dublin. We traveled the entire coastline staying 1 or 2 nights at each hotel. The places arranged for us got better and better each night, ending with our last night in a castle built in 1101. The entire trip was a dream. All the recommendations made to us by Ellie were spot on! I can not wait to work with her again. We plan on returning in a couple years with our adult children. I would definitely use Authentic Vacations again for any trip I plan on taking overseas.

"Great trip in Ireland & Scotland"

Tena

Ireland/Scotland trip was a great trip planned with our group and Jorie. We thoroughly enjoyed each city we visited in both countries. All our hotels were very nice but as older adults, I would advise to pack light which is hard to do if your visit is extended but we had to climb stairs in several places. My favorite thing in both countries are the people. Everyone was so friendly and inviting at hotels, restaurants and local sites. We felt completely safe and comfortable. I would agree with other travelers that driving is stressful for both driver and passengers especially in Ireland where the roads are extremely narrow with rock walls on each side. Next trip will include staying in certain cities with tours out. JerPoint Park in Ireland was a favorite of our group of 4. Authentic Vacations plans, reservations and communications were first rate.

"Wonderful Scottish and Irish adventure"

James

South Carolina

Lauren, thank you for putting together a wonderful Scottish and Irish adventure. In many unexpected ways it indeed was an adventure that we will remember forever. So sincere thanks. Despite a glitch in St Andrews your team's recovery actually made St Andrews the highpoint of our trip. Staying at Rusacks overlooking the first tee and eighteenth green of the old course was awesome. All the Hotels were first rate. Experiences - awesome The Clontarf Castle is an awesome way to the trip. Well done y'all.  Big city stays - We all felt like we could have used an extra day in the larger cities. They all had a story to tell, and we just had enough time to scratch the surface. Self-drive - while less expensive alternative, the person doing the driving misses out on a lot in transit, while the passenger's white knuckle thru the driver's learning process. Also, the roads in Scotland and Ireland are no joke.  Would recommend it is worth it to hire a private chauffer driver or go Small Guided for sure.

"Scotland Birthday Trip"

Michelle

Agency

Adina, I'm following up on my client's train/whiskey tour/ birthday trip to Scotland in October. They had a wonderful time! The whiskey tour day was their favorite, made extra special by their driver Alec who was a superstar. My client's boyfriend is a real train enthusiast. They enjoyed all the train trips, and Nick was like a child on the Jacobite train. Thanks so much for your help with this trip. You clearly know Scotland and planned a very nice route with some unique requirements. I greatly appreciate your expertise and attentive service. I look forward to working with you again in the future. An early Happy Holidays!

"Memorable Trip in Italy"

Loryl

Fort Thomas, KY

Amber, I received this email from my client Mrs. R this morning - I love being able to share these with you all :).

"Loryl, WOW! What a wonderful trip we had in Italy! Thank you for helping make this trip so memorable. We have so many wonderful memories that we will cherish forever. It was a trip of a lifetime. Thank You!  I guess we need to start thinking about our next trip. "

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