This warm abode of Balmoral is a delightful place to visit in United Kingdom. A gripping city on its own right, Edinburgh also deserves a visit. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Edinburgh for its bountiful attractions like Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile on your trip to Balmoral. Also, to reach Balmoral, you'll have to take a flight to Edinburgh; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Balmoral are of 1 to 2 days duration.