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Edinburgh Hogmanay - Haggis Adventures
5 days

Edinburgh Hogmanay

Start and end in Edinburgh
Tour Operator:
Haggis Adventures
Max group size:
40
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
10919
Private available:
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Highlights

  • Dance at the Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party
  • See the Shetland Vikings at the Torchlight Procession
  • Celebrate an Aussie and Kiwi New Year Celebration Party
  • Challenge yourself with a hike to Arthur’s Seat

Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start and end in Edinburgh! With the New Years tour Edinburgh Hogmanay, you have a 5 days tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 3 other destinations in Scotland. Edinburgh Hogmanay includes accommodation, an expert guide, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: EDINBURGH
  2. Day 2: HIGHLAND DAY TOUR
  3. Day 3: EDINBURGH
  4. Day 4: EDINBURGH
  5. Day 5: EDINBURGH
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Meals
  • Optional

Where You'll Stay

Hostel
4 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Good
    4.0
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.5
  • Food
    Good
    3.2
  • 4.7
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  • KI
    · January 8th, 2020
    great but expensive! Rich was a fab guide
    Trip date: December 2019
  • YT
    · January 3rd, 2020
    i went as a single traveler and I was disappointed by several things The trip is really centered around drinking most of the activities were just going to bars and some of them were terrible venues too small. The tour guide Charlie was a terrible tour... Show more
    Haggis Adventures commented on this review
    Hello Yassine, Thank you for taking the time to send your feedback through this review, please accept my sincerest apologies that you were left disappointed by your recent tour and felt our guide was not good. I can assure you, your comments around... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • C
    · January 2nd, 2020
    Charlie was fantastic! Super fun for a new years tour... Highly recommend hogmanay
    Trip date: December 2019
  • Edinburgh Hogmanay reviewer 4
    · January 5th, 2019
    Kristy and the Haggis Adventures Team make any of their trips effortless, just show up and enjoy! Hogmany 2018 was done with efficiency and a great positive attitude. I'm looking forward to planning my next Scottish adventure!! Thanks Jenny
    Haggis Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Jenny, thank you for travelling with Haggis! We're so pleased that you got to celebrate the New Year in style. Hopefully 2019 will bring you more adventures in our beautiful country. Thanks, Paula
    Trip date: December 2018
  • M
    · October 12th, 2018
    Rich was great fun to have as guide, highly organised and knowledgeable on Edinburgh and Hogmanay. 10/10 would recommend as a tour guide to anyone looking to celebrate Hogmanay or travel to Scotland.
    Haggis Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Marcus, thank you so much for your review! We're so glad that you enjoyed yourself so much. Hope to see you back another time for another trip! Best wishes, Paula
    Trip date: January 2018
  • A
    · February 9th, 2018
    Hogmanay tour was great fun, and an excellent way to enjoy new years. Fit in a bit of sight seeing and a day trip to the highlands, so was a good package that included more than just nights out. Highlight would have to be the Celidh at Ghillie Dhu which... Show more
    Haggis Adventures commented on this review
    Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It certainly sounds like you had a fantastic Hogmanay tour and I am so happy to hear that you great fun during all the activities - especially at the ceilidh night. Best Wishes, Brenna
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    Trip date: December 2017
  • K
    · January 7th, 2018
    Gill was the ultimate tour guy! Fun and funny, knowledgeable and friendly. Gill shared stories and histories about all the locations we visited as well as some extras! I especially love her music playlists and the inclusion of some songs of relevance to... Show more
    Haggis Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Katie, Thank you for the great review. It certainly sounds like you had a brilliant time on tour celebrating Hogmanay in Edinburgh and exploring the beautiful Scottish Highlands. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed having Gillian as your awesome... Show more
    Trip date: December 2017
  • A
    · November 15th, 2017
    the best tour guide i have ever had!!
    Haggis Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Alison, Thank you for your kind comment. I am glad you enjoyed your time with the tour guide. We hope to see you on another tour soon! Best, Siiri
    Trip date: January 2017
  • A
    · November 15th, 2017
    Best tour guide I’ve ever had. Incredibly gifted story teller of history always making it interesting
    Trip date: January 2017
  • A
    · November 15th, 2017
    She was the best tour guide I have ever had. She made the trip amazing! She told stories with such charisma! She was funny, I learnt a lot about history and it was always interesting. Which is hard to make interesting but she did it. She deserves this... Show more
    Trip date: January 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

    • What should I budget for an average day?

      To get the most out of your tour, ideally you should budget £40-£50 per day for meals and any other experiences. There are always the fabulous Scottish pubs to tempt you in for a pint or two after a day on the road! A pint of beer costs around £4, a wee dram of malt whisky in Scotland would be about £4.

    • How much time do we spend off the bus each day?

      As much time as possible! The aim is to get you out and about to fully experience the country you’re in. You'll embark on walks, explore castles, recount local myths and legends and tell you about Scotland’s often turbulent history.

    • What type of accommodation will we be staying in?

      The accommodation available on this tour are high-quality youth hostels, mostly rated 3 and 4-stars. All of the hostels have great facilities, provide free linen, self-catering kitchens, security and laundry facilities, ensuring that you have a great night sleep ready for an adventure the next day!

    • What’s included in the tour price?

      The tour price includes transportation on the famous yellow Haggis bus and a legendary local guide to lead the way. Accommodation in multi-share dorm rooms at high-quality youth hostels is also included on this tour. Meals are not included which allows you to keep your options open and eat according to your budget, giving you maximum flexibility to make the most out of your tour!

    • How do I get my ticket to the Street Party and how much does it cost?

      The Hogmanay Street Party ticket is included with this tour - it will be provided to you by your tour guide.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
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      Scotland
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for type G.

      Type G
      Scotland
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before May 31st, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 31st, 2021, a minimum payment of $100 is required to confirm your booking with Haggis Adventures. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 50 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Haggis Adventures will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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