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FROM:  £400

(Price for the whole group)

Discover a country of clans, mysterious legends and local traditions with our private tours of Scotland from Edinburgh. We offer you a personalised service, fantastic stops and the best guides in the country.

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Premium tours of Scotland. Highlights

  • Pick up from Accommodation – Pick you up from your accommodation at the beginning of the tour and bring you right back at the end.
  • A personalised tour – We design and optimise your itinerary so that you can enjoy a fantastic trip.
  • Private vehicle – We provide an exclusive vehicle for you, tailored to the size of your group.
  • A Personal service – You will have at your side the best driver-guide and Highlands expert who will ensure you have an unforgettable experience.
  • Child seats – Great option if you are a family whose children are under 5 years of age and cannot travel in our scheduled tours.
  • Choose your duration – From Private Tours of 1, 3 or 8 days.

Luxury private tours of Scotland. What to expect

If you want to discover Edinburgh or Scotland in private groups, then at Nessiehunters, we offer you a tailor-made service for that extra-special adventure of a lifetime. Consequently, we have all kinds of vehicles, both for small groups of up to 8 people and for larger groups of up to 49.

Choose between one of our typical tours listed below, ask for a luxury private tour of Scotland or simply tell us your idea! From Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness, we will plan your route through Scotland to offer you a different tour to anything else: In one hand we will take you to magical and incredible places, and in the other will make the myths, legends and history of Scotland a fun, entertaining and unforgettable time.

Our greatest wish is that you enjoy the journey of your dreams. We offer a flexible and personalised service with expert tour guides so that when you return home, you will remember this moment forever.

Private tours of Scotland from Edinburgh. Examples

Here are some examples of some of the most popular private excursions in Edinburgh and Scotland.

1 Day – Loch Ness and the Highlands Tour

The most popular of Scottish Tours, this is definitely a must see. If you have little time to travel the country we offer you a tour of the most exciting and wonderful places. You will enjoy magical landscapes, beautiful villages and can even go hunting for the most famous monster in Scotland. We recommend following a similar route to the one made in our regular excursion to Loch Ness.

1 Day – Loch Lomond, Kelpies and Stirling Castle Tour

Visit the famous city of Stirling and walk in the footsteps of the heroes and kings of this country who decided the fate of Scotland. Visit the awe inspiring Kelpies and hear their magical legend. Venture into the Trossachs National Park and discover its magical lochs and picturesque villages. Let yourself be surprised by the beauty of this country! We recommend following the route of our regular Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park tour.

1 Day – Saint Andrews, Braveheart and the Da Vinci Code

Scotland is a place full of fabulous legends and mysteries. On this magnificent excursion we take you to discover Rosslyn Chapel, which houses some of the most amazing secrets of our country. We will also find the true history of Braveheart in Dunfermline, explore some of the filming locations of the Outlander series, and will take you to the beautiful town of St Andrews. We recommend following the itinerary of our regular Saint Andrews excursion.

1 Day – West Highlands, Castles and Lochs

If you want to delve into the natural beauty of this country, live its history and explore the places that inspired postcards, this is the tour for you! Discover the Highlands of Scotland, surprise yourself with the historic castles of Kilchurn and Inveraray, admire wonderful lakes and walk through the picturesque little villages of the Highlands.

1 Day – Outlander Tour

Whether or not you are a fan of the series, on this tour we show you the most beautiful and unique parts of Scotland. We will go into beautiful villages such as Culross and visit Doune Castle, Linlithgow Palace and Blackness Castle. Enjoy a fantastic day full of history and legend!

3 Days – Isle of Skye, Loch Ness and Highlands Tour

It is difficult to explain what it feels like to see and walk through the landscapes of the Isle of Skye. If you love nature and have some time in Scotland, then come with us to discover its most impressive places. We will also visit Saint Andrews, Glasgow, Inverness and beautiful castles such as Eilean Donan and Urquhart next to the legendary Loch Ness. We recommend following the itinerary of our 3-day tour of Scotland to the Isle of Skye.

Edinburgh – Panoramic tours on foot, and visits to the Castle

On our private tours through Edinburgh we show you the most beautiful places tell the greatest stories of the city. From visiting the Royal Mile or the imposing Edinburgh Castle to taking you to the New Town or beautiful places like Dean Village. Choose between taking the tour on foot (tours through the historic centre) or by vehicle (we will tour the entire city).

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Bespoke tours from Edinburgh. Examples

If you have itineraries or ideas other than those mentioned above in mind, here are some of the most popular topics. We will design a customised tour of your choice, with the right guide who really knows their subject. Just tell us your idea!


If you are a lover of William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Scottish Castles and Scottish history, this is your tour! Tell us the places you want to see; the monuments, the castles, the battlefields, and we will make it happen!

Movie Locations

Scotland is one giant film set! Discover the film locations of Harry PotterOutlander , The Outlaw King, Mary Queen of Scots or Game of Thrones .


If something stands out in this wonderful country, it is our incredible historic castles. See Edinburgh, Stirling, Linlithgow, Doune, Urquhart, Eilean Donan or tell us what you want to see!


Come and discover with us the magnificent Scotch Whisky at some of the best and most famous distilleries in the country. Sample what out Gaelic ancestors referred to as “The water of life”.


Delve into the mountains, valleys and lakes of Scotland. An incredible world of fauna and flora. Visit the Highland Cows and the Wild Deer, see the Salmon leaping, and get up close to the natural wonders of the Scottish Highlands.


Follow the steps of the great figures of golf and enjoy their best courses. St. Andrews, Muirfield, Carnoustie and more! Bring your clubs!

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Everything you need to know

Tour details


  • 1 to 8 people from £400
  • 9 to 16 people from £700
  • Up to 49 people from £1400


  • 1-Day: 6 to 12 hours
  • Multi-day: 1 to 8 days


Guide in English  English flag

(Spanish and Italian also available)


  • Pick up and transfer back to your accommodation.
  • Transport in private vehicle.
  • Professional driver-guide.
  • Child seats if needed.

Not included

  • Food and drink.
  • Attraction fees.

How to book?

Select the day in the calendar or click on “enquire now” to send us your request. Once budgeted, we will send you instructions to make the payment in a secure way by card, PayPal or bank transfer.

Due to the nature of these excursions, we recommend booking as soon as possible.

Instant confirmation

  • Once the payment is completed you will receive the receipt and details of the excursion in the confirmation email.
  • It is not necessary to print the receipt.

Important information

  • Scotland’s weather can be very unpredictable. We recommend that you bring warm waterproof clothing and comfortable and appropriate shoes.
  • The itinerary and stops may vary due to causes beyond our control, such as bad weather and other reasons beyond our reach.


Free! Cancel or modify your reservation for free up to 10 days before the tour. If the cancellation occurs in less than 5 to 10 days, we will reimburse you 50% of the reservation. If you cancel with less time of 5 days no refund can be offered.

Discounts for larger groups

We have special offers for large groups such as those mentioned below:

  • School trips.
  • Colleges and universities.
  • Language academies.
  • Sports groups.
  • Business trips.
  • Religious groups.

What is the difference between a private and a regular tour?

On our regular tours the reservations are open to the public so that anyone can book and join the tour.

In our private tours, reservations are exclusive to you. You will enjoy a vehicle, driver-guide and exclusive itinerary just for you.

Can children travel?

On our private guided tours of Scotland you can travel with children of any age. We have special booster seats to comply with UK law. Please do advise us of any children travelling and their age so that we can comply with UK legislation.

What is the price of a private tour?

The price of a private tour depends upon the type of service, duration, and place of commencement.

In general, they have a higher price than our regular tours in the case of small groups. This is because the vehicle and guide costs remain the same as if we were catering for a larger group.

However, in the case of larger groups, you will save money!

Is it possible to make the reservation and pay everything at the destination?

Unfortunately it is not possible to guarantee and reserve any place without first making a partial payment for the activity.

In what type of vehicle will be provided?

Depending on the size of the group, the tour will take place in vehicles of 8, 16 or 48 seats equipped with the latest safety devices.

Is there a minimum number of people for a private tour?

We do not have a minimum number. We can make a private tour for just one person, for a medium sized family or for larger groups.

I have more questions, what can I do?

Go to our FAQ section or contact us directly.

Customer reviews

It is very gratifying for us to read the positive reviews that our clients write after having made our tours. Our staff work with real passion every day so that our private tours of Scotland are the best you will have.

Highlands and Loch Ness

Amazing day in this part of this lovely country.
Our guide, what to say, made all the difference. Certainly i recommend that.
Thank you very much gentlemen
Brave, warmy and beautiful ????????? see you

Fernanda P | Tripadvisor

4 Reasons to travel with #nessiehunters

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