Hogmanay Hootenanny 2019/2020

Celebrate the New Year in Edinburgh, the home of Hogmanay!

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
Prices From £409
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New Year New You!!

Day 1

(Highland Tour BEFORE Hogmanay)

27th Dec: Arrive in Edinburgh

Welcome drinks in Castle Rock Hostel which will give you the chance to meet your fellow travellers and some of the MacBackpackers team! Starting at 6:00pm until approx. 7:30pm.

This will be followed by our famous MacBackpackers pub crawl!!


28th Dec: 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
Whisky Drinking
Highland Folk Museum
Culloden Battlefield
Loch Ness
Glen Shiel 
Eilean Donan Castle
Kyleakin


29th Dec:
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 faeries. Spend most of the day off the bus getting amongst it! 

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

30th Dec:
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


30th Dec – 1st Jan: 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 7pm on the 30th Dec? 
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!

Prices From £409

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