Be part of Scotland’s famous Hogmanay New Year celebration. Let the good times roll as Edinburgh puts on the world’s biggest party festivals, full of awesome entertainment, rides, cool bands & unbeatable vibes. Visit Winter Wonderland, don some skates on the ice rink, party it up in the cool bars & clubs or take it to the streets & soak up the awesome atmosphere & fireworks and see in the New Year with a bang. Don’t miss out!
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Itinerary + Backstage Pass & ME Time Optionals
ME Time Optionals
ME Time optionals will take your trip to a whole new level with unforgettable experiences unique to the places you visit. See more, do more, live more & go home completely regret-free. Costs for these aren’t included in your tour cost & are payable to your Tour Manager in local currency.
Your Backstage Pass gives you incredible exclusive experiences you’ll only get with Contiki. From food to accommodation to exclusive access to the best sights, your Backstage Pass gives you unbeatable value & a completely unique travel experience.
Make your own way to Edinburgh and then check in to your hostel this evening. The Scottish really know how to put on a great show, and in the cool capital city of Edinburgh, this place really turns out all the stops for good times. Get yourselves ready to go, then it’s time to get the 4 day celebration started. We’ll take an orientation walk of the city so you can get your bearings, then head to a local watering hold to let the awesome times begin!
Sleep in, then explore!Stroll down Prince’s Street & the Royal Mile & maybe visit Edinburgh’s famous castle. Tonight, join the crowds for the Torchlight Procession – it opens Hogmanay with a pack of noisy, hairy Vikings from the highlands pulling a Viking warship along a “river of fire” through the streets.
Enjoy a late start this morning, then head out to experience this awesome city. Take a stroll down Prince’s Street, head up & down the Royal Mile & get some pics outside (or take a tour of) Edinburgh’s famous castle. You could don some ice skates & head to the festive ice rink, or spend some time at Winter Wonderland on the rides, or do as the Scottish do & give some haggis a go. Tonight, grab your included ticket & get ready for the world’s biggest New Year party. With bars & street parties pimped for amazing times, there’s so much to see & explore so grab your mates & some drinks & get amongst it! On the strike of 12 the crown goes wild, so be prepared to grab the nearest people around you for a New Years hug or a kiss (if you’re lucky!)
- Fantastic party nights with awesome atmosphere
- Entrance ticket to the legendary Hogmanay street party
Today is a your day to chill and relax. Why not spend some time getting to know the city better, take in some sights or kick on and keep the party going into the "wee" hours!
This morning it's time to say farewell to your new friends as your tour finishes after breakfast
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