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7 Day Edinburgh Hogmanay Hootenanny Package 1 Tour

Celebrate the new year in edinburgh, the home of hogmanay experience new year's eve in edinburgh explore the incredible isle of skye visit scotland ben nevis mountain

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Duration
Duration
7 Days
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Included
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
18 years old
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
Moderate
Languages
Languages
English
Hostel
Hostel
Included
GBP £409
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What's Included

Join in the world-famous Hogmanay Street Party and welcome in the New Year in Edinburgh with our iconic fireworks, the very best live music and the majestic Edinburgh Castle sitting proudly in the background – there really is nowhere better to bring in the bells!

6 Night Packages

This great value 6-night package also includes the famous MacBackpackers 3 Day Isle of Skye Tour. Experience the Scottish Highlands in their snow-capped winter glory while our fantastic guides tell you all about the history and folklore that fills this breathtaking landscape!

Package includes:

  • ALL dormitory accommodation included in Edinburgh & on your tour!
  • Edinburgh Hogmanay Street Party Pass
  • Welcome party
  • MacBackpackers Hogmanay T-shirt
  • Award winning 3 Day Isle of Skye tour

WHAT TO EXPECT

Join in the world-famous Hogmanay Street Party and welcome in the New Year in Edinburgh with our iconic fireworks, the very best live music and the majestic Edinburgh Castle sitting proudly in the background there really is nowhere better to bring in the bells. This great value 6-night package also includes the famous MacBackpackers 3 Day Isle of Skye Tour. Experience the Scottish Highlands in their snow-capped winter glory while our fantastic guides tell you all about the history and folklore that fills this breathtaking landscape.

 

Day 1 (Highland Tour BEFORE Hogmanay)

27 12月: Arrive in Edinburgh

Welcome drinks in Castle Rock Hostel which will give you the chance to meet your fellow travelers and some of the MacBackpackers team! Starting at 6:00 pm until approx. 7:30pm. This will be followed by our famous MacBackpackers pub crawl!!

 


28 12月: depart on our 3 Day Skye Tour

We depart Edinburgh in the morning and set off on our adventure, a full day of exploration and excitement ahead. We strike out into the Highlands seeking out spectacular scenery, clan rivalry, and the odd monster. 

  • Forth Bridges
  • Pitlochry/Dunkeld
  • Whiskey Drinking
  • Highland Folk Museum
  • Culloden Battlefield
  • Loch Ness
  • Glen Shiel 
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Kyleakin

 

29 12月: Sligachan

A full day's adventure lies ahead exploring the incredible Isle of Skye as we set off from Kyleakin around the island that has inspired countless artists and creators. Crammed with stunning vistas, breathtaking hikes and entrancing tales of warriors, monsters, and fairies. Spend most of the day of the bus getting amongst it! 

  • Sligachan
  • The Cuillin
  • Faerie Pools
  • Portree
  • Old Man of Storr
  • Kilt Rock
  • The Quiraing
     

30 12月: Ben Nevis
We say goodbye to the misty isle and head south towards Edinburgh taking in views of the Nevis range and Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. We’ll discover the haunting beauty of Glen Coe and hear tales of clan massacres, the likes of which inspired George R.R. Martin's "Game of Thrones" series.

  • Ben Nevis
  • Fort William
  • Glen Coe
  • Rannoch Moor
  • Doune Castle
  • Wallace Monument


30 12月 – 1 1月: 3 nights accommodation in Edinburgh

This time in Edinburgh is yours to do as you please! Edinburgh has so much to offer, especially during the festive period, so it is a great time to go exploring in Scotland's beautiful capital: whether you climb Arthur’s seat for great views of the city; take in the Old or New Town; choose to partake in ghost tours; visit the Castle or even just to soak up the atmosphere. Why not join the torchlight procession leaving from St Giles Street at 7 pm on the 30 12月?  


Our friendly reception staff will be on hand to offer advice & tips should you need… Just remember to put on your street party wristband and be in the midst of the action when the clock strikes twelve on the 31st!

 

What to bring: A small backpack.

 

What to wear: Sturdy walking boots or trail shoes, a lightweight waterproof outer layer, and cold-weather clothing.

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All tours depart from our hostels in the Old Town of Edinburgh: Castle Rock Hostel, 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2PW Always check your email confirmation for exact departure location.

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Extended Tours – Three and Five Day Tours
During the winter season (Standard Time - usually November to March) our tours depart at 8:00am and return between 4:30pm and 6:00pm.

Extended Tours – Two, Three, Five, Six and Seven Day Tours
During the summer season (Daylight Saving Time - usually April to October) our tours depart at 9:00am and return between 5:30pm and 7:00pm.

Always check your email confirmation for exact departure times. Please be aware that we can not be responsible for any onward travel arrangements that you may have

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It is important to come prepared for what we get up to on tour. We like to get out and about and get in about nature, and you need the right gear to do that - a flipflops won't see you through a hike.

 Therefore, we recommend:

  • Sturdy walking boots or trail shoes from a reputable brand
    • A good pair of walking shoes is the difference between a nice relaxing hike and being hugely uncomfortable - Nobody likes blisters and twisted ankles.
  • A lightweight waterproof outer layer
    • Scotland's weather can be changeable, and when clouds get trapped in the mountains that means rain. We recommend a shell-type waterproof outer layer for keeping the rain out that can be worn over your existing attire. Remember: Water resistant is not the same as waterproof.
  • Cold weather clothing
    • Nobody wants sniffles so be prepared to wrap up warm, especially in the winter months. It will be cold - This can be as simple as a hoodie or sweater. 
  • A small backpack 
    • Ideally, with a waterproof lining or cover, this is for your daily adventures with enough room for the essentials like food, water, cameras, medicine, waterproofs, dry socks, warm gear, etc. 
  • Spending money
    • Be it whiskey, food or souvenirs for people back home: you'll need spending money. When you go to your local Bureau de Change you may be issued with 'Bank of England' notes - Don't worry, these are perfectly acceptable. 
  • An open mind
    • Travelling is all about seeing new places, meeting new people and trying new things - Make the most of it.
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The 2 Day Loch Ness Express departs on Tuesdays & Thursdays.

The 3 Day Isle of Skye tour departs on selected Mondays & Wednesdays and every Friday.
The 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye tour depart on Saturdays.
The 5 Day Skye and Highland Fling tour departs every Monday.
The 6 Day Orkney Stravaig departs on selected Mondays.
The 7 Day Best of the West departs on selected Mondays.

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We do not currently organize accommodation in Edinburgh but if you would like to book accommodation in Edinburgh then please visit our hostel website to check availability and book www.scotlandstophostels.com.

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All of our 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 your tour (not including Edinburgh).

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Unless otherwise stated, eg. Christmas/Hogmanay Packages, accommodation is not included in the price of the tour but is guaranteed for you whilst on tour. You will, therefore, be asked to pay on arrival at the hostels and the cost is between £18.00 and £24.00 per person per night.
You can pay for your accommodation with either cash or credit/debit card.

You also have the option to pre-pay for your accommodation on 2,3 & 5-day tours by utilizing the Express Check-in option at the point of booking.

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All passengers MUST be aged 18 and over.

MacBackpackers tours have been designed for 18 to 40-year-old backpackers and therefore the nature and style of the tour reflects this. Certain levels of activity and the style of language used whilst on tour may not be suitable for passengers outside this age bracket.

We go on hikes where the weather and terrain can be difficult at times. Please be aware of this. A good level of physical fitness may be needed

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We design our tours for 18 to 40-year-olds. In the main, people are traveling on their own and are looking to meet new people and have fun on their trip. At most there are only ever 29 people on the bus and we do our very best to ensure that everyone enjoys the tour.

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Each tour has an itinerary which you can find by choosing a tour on the website and then clicking on the ‘itinerary’ button which is just above the map. The tours are quite flexible and so your guide will take you to the most interesting, beautiful and inspiring places, giving you plenty of memories to take home with you.

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Our fleet of modern Mercedes Benz and MAN 16-29 seat mini-coaches have everything you would expect; heating, air conditioning, reclining seats, seat belts and plenty of Scottish music! They are safe and modern and are low emission Euro 5/6 compliant. Please note there are no toilet facilities on the coaches, though we do make frequent restroom stops.

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The buses are small so that we can take you to the places that the big coaches can’t go. This means the storage is reduced too and so we would ask that you just bring what you need for the trip. If you have really big bags or large suitcases and you are staying at one of our 3 Edinburgh hostels before your tour then please ask the staff if you can leave it in the luggage store until you get back. If you are not staying in one of our hostels then please arrive slightly earlier for your tour and ask the staff in the hostel you depart from to keep it in the luggage store for you.

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The price of the tour doesn’t include food. However, we make supermarket stops every day and each of the hostels has a well-equipped kitchen for our guests to use. There will also be pubs and restaurants near each hostel if you feel like eating out in the evening.

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You should try to be prepared for all types of weather on our tours as it can be quite changeable. We would suggest that you bring warm clothes, a waterproof, sturdy boots/shoes, and swimming gear!

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  • All passengers must be aged 18 and over.
  • MacBackpackers tours have been designed for 18 to 40-year-old backpackers and therefore the nature and style of the tour reflects this.
  • Extended tours three and five-day tours:
  • during the winter season (Standard time - usually November to March) our tours depart at 08:00 and return between 16:30 and 18:00. Extended tours two, three, five, six and seven-day tours
  • during the summer season (daylight saving time - usually April to October) our tours depart at 09:00 and return between 17:30 and 19:00.
  • The 3 Day Isle of Skye tour departs on selected Mondays & Wednesdays and every Friday.
  • The buses are small so that we can take you to the places that the big coaches can't go. This means the storage is reduced too and so we would ask that you just bring what you need for the trip. 
  • If you are not staying in one of our hostels then please arrive slightly earlier for your tour and ask the staff in the hostel you depart from to keep it in the luggage store for you.
  • The price of the tour doesn't include food. However, we make supermarket stops every day and each of the hostels has a well-equipped kitchen for our guests to use. There will also be pubs and restaurants near each hostel if you feel like eating out in the evening.
  • You should try to be prepared for all types of weather on our tours as it can be quite changeable.


Cancellation Policy:

  • For our standard Two, Three and Five Day tours; Up to 7 full days prior to departure there will be a 75% refund. Within 7 days – no refund applies.
  • Deposits are non-refundable. Where part payment has been made the refundable amount will be the amount paid minus the initial deposit.
  • In the event that you cannot take the tour you’ve booked as a consequence of an act of God, eg. weather or natural disasters, refunds will be at the discretion of MacBackpackers. Travel insurance is always recommended.


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