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6 Night Hogmanay Hootenanny (Package 1) - MacBackpackers
7 days

6 Night Hogmanay Hootenanny (Package 1)

From Edinburgh to Edinburgh
Tour Operator:
MacBackpackers
Max group size:
27
Age range:
18 to 39
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
18842
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Highlights

  • Explore the incredible Isle of Skye
  • Visit Scotland's Ben Nevis mountain
  • Celebrate at the Hogmanay Street Party
  • Experience New Year's Eve in Edinburgh

Itinerary

Start and end in Edinburgh! With the in-depth cultural tour 6 Night Hogmanay Hootenanny (Package 1), you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 7 other destinations in Scotland. 6 Night Hogmanay Hootenanny (Package 1) includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day One: Arrival and Welcome Party
    Start point Check-in at reception, Castle Rock Hostel, 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2PR, United Kingdom
  2. Day Three: Isle of Skye
  3. Day Four: Fort William, Stirling, Edinburgh
    End point Outside, Castle Rock Hostel, 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2PR, United Kingdom
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hostel
6x nights

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Customer Reviews

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  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Guide
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    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Food
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  • OP
    January 14, 2020
    If you want an experience that gives you it all this is the trip for you. Great way to see Scotland, our tour guide Stewart was everything you’d want in a tour guide. Great knowledge of history and really made sure we got the most of our 3 day highlands... Show more
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    Trip date: December 2019
  • CS
    January 04, 2020
    Best decision I made going into 2020 was booking this tour. We had the right amount of time to explore both with a guide and on our own. We had Stewart as a tour guide. He was a well rounded human with lots of personality, knowledge and great taste in... Show more
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Christina, Thanks so much for taking the time to share the fantastic photos and review us. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic Hogmanay with Stewart. Come back soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
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    Trip date: December 2019
  • 6 Night Hogmanay Hootenanny (Package 1) reviewer 3
    June 01, 2019
    We booked the Hogmanay Hootenanny tour and it was one of the best tours we have ever been on. Our guide Neil was excellent. He was knowledgable, funny and approachable. Would highly recommend for those wanting to see Scotland to book through... Show more
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Samantha, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're happy to hear that you had a fantastic time on our Hogmanay Hootenanny with Neil. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
    Trip date: December 2018
  • 6 Night Hogmanay Hootenanny (Package 1) reviewer 4
    March 11, 2019
    such a great tour , my favourite by far ! a very goos way to see the country
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Jesse, Many thank for rating us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Hogmanay Hootenanny. We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
    Trip date: December 2018
  • B
    January 06, 2019
    Everything about the tour was brilliant. From the expert local advice Neil had to the accomodation we stayed at, I was really impressed. The humour of Neil and his ability to talk and tell stories made every bit of the driving interesting. Highly... Show more
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Ben, Thanks so much for the lovely pics and feedback. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Neil. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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    Trip date: December 2018
  • TW
    January 03, 2019
    The tour was good fun and you got to see a lot of Skye (for the 3day) There is a lot of driving but that is expected and the bus was very comfortable.
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Travis, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and share the nice photos. We're delighted to hear that you had a fab Hogmanay with us. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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    Trip date: December 2018
  • 6 Night Hogmanay Hootenanny (Package 1) reviewer 7
    August 22, 2018
    This was an AMAZING tour! I had the best time. Our tour guide was stellar, hilarious, and kept everyone interested in the beauty and history and humor of Scotland.
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Elizabeth, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you had a fab time on our Hogmanay Hootenanny. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
    Trip date: December 2017
  • LT
    March 06, 2018
    MacBackpackers's Hogmanay Tour is the best experience so far!! I totally recomend this tour, Scotland is breathtaking.
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Liana, Thanks so much for sending the great pictures and taking the time to review us. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed the Hogmanay with us. Hopefully, you'll be back soon! Cheers, Jaz
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    Trip date: December 2017
  • H
    January 15, 2018
    The tour was better than I expected. Our guide Richard was the best, I learned a great deal and he kept us entertained for the whole trip. I met so many lovely people and we all had such a fun time together. Would definitely recommend!
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Hannah, So happy to hear you had a great Hogmanay and enjoyed the tour with Richard. Thanks for reviewing us and we hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, Jaz xx
    Trip date: December 2017
  • 6 Night Hogmanay Hootenanny (Package 1) reviewer 10
    January 13, 2018
    So glad to have been on this trip to finish off 2017 with a bang and enter 2018 with a bunch of legends! The tour from start to finish was filled with laughter, fun, new experiences, new memories made and breathtaking views of the Highlands covered in... Show more
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Jenny, Thanks so much for writing the review. We are delighted to hear you had a blast on the tour with Richard and a brilliant Hogmanay. We look forward to seeing you soon again! Cheers, Jaz xx
    Trip date: December 2017

FAQs

    • Is airport transfer included?

      An airport pick up is not included in the price of the tour but could easily be arranged separately or you could take a taxi.

    • If I arrived a day before the tour starts, could an additional night stay be booked at the first hostel in Edinburgh?

      You could definitely book extra nights if you plan to arrive before the tour start date. When you have a confirmed booking you receive the details of the meeting hostel and the time. From there you will easily be able to add extra nights at the same hostel if you like.

    • Is this a guaranteed tour?

      Yes, this is a 100% guaranteed tour.

    • Can I have a little background regarding the accommodation of this trip?

      The accomodation for this tour is in hostels. All of the hostels provide dormitory accommodation, in rooms of between 6 and 12 beds. A dorm bed will be held automatically for you for each night of the tour (except Edinburgh). As it is dorm style, you will be in the same room as the others.

    • Would a student be able to join this tour?

      Yes, a student can join this tour.

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