HILL & NATURE WALK ~ DISCOVER REAL EDINBURGH WITH A LOCAL EXPERT!

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Experience hosted by Rishi

  1. 4 hours
  2. Hosted in English

What you'll do

This is a MUST DO Walking Tour in the prettiest hill range from the 7 hills which creates Edinburgh. Discover the Scottish Highlands & Stunning Scottish Nature in the middle of the capital city! If you love nature & want to explore real beauty of Edinburgh and famous Pentland Hills, then this is the ideal walking tour for you. ( BACK BY LUNCH-TIME, ALL DAY BUS TICKET INCLUDED!!)

We will be heading straight to the heart of mother nature.
I will provide an unforgettable excursion for nature lovers, walking & exploring the alluring hills geologically, historically and more, starting from the foot hills of the stunning Pentlands. We will stop for short breaks whenever needed.

If you are in Edinburgh or planning to visit this amazing city, and if you want to discover nature and panoramic views of the city by walking, then this is the BEST tour for you.

Please book a private tour with kids under 7 years of age.

Important info:
1. No training required, however moderate fitness level is required.
2. Good hiking footwear is essential and don't forget your waterproof clothing - just in case.
3. We will take a local bus from our meeting point to the foot hills of the Pentlands (a very short journey).
4. Tour is around 4 hours depending on how we walk, I like to keep things flexible depending on your requirement.

Other Note:
Everyone are welcome to join this amazing experience.
This is a MUST DO Walking Tour in the prettiest hill range from the 7 hills which creates Edinburgh. Discover the Scottish Highlands & Stunning Scottish Nature in the middle of the capital city! If you love nature & want to explore real beauty of Edinburgh and famous Pentland Hills, then this is the ideal walking tour for you. ( BACK BY LUNCH-TIME, ALL DAY BUS TICKET INCLUDED!!)

We will be heading straight to the heart of mother natur…

What's included

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  • Food
    Energy/Cereal bars & Crisps
  • Drinks
    A bottle of water included
  • Tickets
    I will also provide an ALL DAY BUS TICKET for you for Edinburgh Buses. So i...
  • Equipment
    Hiking pole ( If you require, Please let me know in advance)

Meet your host, Rishi

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 77 Reviews
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Hi,

I'm Rishi your host, your guide & founder of Rishi's Edinburgh Tours.
Website: https://edinburgh-tours-tour-operator.business.site/
Check out my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkbzZA_mPiGe0tII3yLLjkg

I have over 20 years of experience in Tourism & Hospitality.
I got my degree in Tourism (BA Hons) in Edinburgh to match my love of travel. I am originally from India and I live in the alluring city of Edinburgh. However when I first came to Edinburgh many years back, I fell in love with this city. Being myself an explorer, history and nature lover, I found endless opportunities here.

I conduct walking tours in this stunning city. Walking tours are the best way to discover the true beauty of Edinburgh.

Discover Real Edinburgh with me. The experience I provide will become the memories of a life time for you.
Hi,

I'm Rishi your host, your guide & founder of Rishi's Edinburgh Tours.
Website: https://edinburgh-tours-tour-operator.business.site/
Check out my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkbzZA_mPiGe0tII3yLLjkg

I have over 20 years of experience in Tourism & Hospitality.
I got my degree in Tourism (BA Hons) in Edinburgh to match my love of travel. I am originally from India and I live in the alluring city of Edinburgh. However when I first came to…
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Where you'll be

I will provide an unforgettable excursion for nature lovers in the most prettiest hill range out of the 7 hills which creates Edinburgh!!! Starting from the foot hills, going pass different lakes/reservoirs, amazing views and landscapes. Please ask me if you have any further question. I'm always happy to help.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 77 reviews.

Mala
November 2021
Rishi’s tour was fantastic. He is clearly so passionate about the Pentlands and it was shown in the way he told us various facts and stories throughout the hike. He was also very accommodating and friendly, we couldn’t have picked a better tour guide! It’s a shame many people don’t get to see this part of Edinburgh, it’s stunning and we would definitely recommend it to anyone, seasoned hiker or not.
Muntashir
November 2021
Rishi is an amazing tour guide. He is well informed about the Scottish nature and culture. The 4 hours of hiking through the Pentland hills is picturesque and mesmerizing. Please wear a good pair of hiking shoes.
Amelia
October 2021
I was up in Edinburgh alone as I was attending a funeral. I really wanted to explore outside the city but would never have been able to safely do this alone. Rishi’s tour was perfect - a great walk at my pace in the Pentlands. Rishi was immediately welcoming and it never felt awkward, the scenery is beautiful and it’s clear that Rishi is passionate about the area and really made the effort to learn the history of the places we were walking. A great alternative to wandering around the centre of Edinburgh. Rishi took the time to make sure I was comfortable with the pace, had snacks and offered breaks etc..
Maren
October 2021
I highly recommend this experience! Rishi is a delightful host, and has a lot of stories about the history and culture of the area. I enjoyed the hike in the Pentland Hills immensely, despite terrible weather..... I learned a lot, and we were lucky enough to spot both grouse and deer, in addition to the local sheep and alpacka. The landscape is lovely, and it's amazing that just a few minutes out of the city centre there is so much beautiful nature. The walk itself was not too strenuous, but long enough to feel it in the muscles afterwards! Overall, a really great experience!
Rick
September 2021
I had the good fortune of being the only guest in Rishi’s group, and he more than made up for the disagreeable weather. I very much enjoyed our chat. If I find myself in Edinburgh again, this would be the one trip I would like to make again.
Evgenii
August 2021
The walk was beautiful 😊 During the hike, Rishi told lots of exciting stories about Scotland and Edinburgh. I highly recommend choosing this experience; you’ll have a chance to see the beauty of the nature surrounding the city and dive deep into the history of this place 😊

Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 7 and up can attend, up to 10 guests in total.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practise social distancing.
The activity level for this experience is moderate.
The skill level for this experience is beginner.

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.