Edinburgh Itinerary 5 Days
This is a glimpse of what to see in 5 days in Edinburgh from Edinburgh itinerary 5 days created by our travel experts. These are the attractions one must visit while planning a 5 days trip to Edinburgh.
- Edinburgh Castle
- Hopetoun House
- Scottish National Gallery
- Arniston House
- Greyfriars Kirkyard
- Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
- Edinburgh Farmers' Market
- Royal Yacht Britannia
- The Nelson Monument
- The Scott Monument
- Scottish Mining Museum
- Edinburgh Dungeon
- Our Dynamic Earth
- National Museum Of Scotland
- Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
- Stirling Castle
- Scottish National Portrait Gallery
- Edinburgh Zoo
- The Royal Mile
5 Days in Edinburgh - Perfect Vacation Guide
With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - Edinburgh is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in Edinburgh when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!
Are 5 days enough for Edinburgh tour?
Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Edinburgh ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Edinburgh. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Edinburgh. You can visit popular places in Edinburgh, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.
How much money for 5 days in Edinburgh?
The budget cost of 5 days in Edinburgh is USD 935. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.
What to pack for Edinburgh 5 days vacation?
- Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Edinburgh are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
- Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
- Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!
What to see in Edinburgh in 5 days?
Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile, National Museum Of Scotland must be a part of your Edinburgh itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss The Scott Monument, Palace Of Holyroodhouse, Our Dynamic Earth. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of Edinburgh, you can add Scottish Mining Museum and Scottish National Gallery to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.
Edinburgh travel tips for first-timers
- Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Edinburgh like its food!
- Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Edinburgh.
- List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.
Getting around Edinburgh in 5 days
You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Edinburgh on your own, at your own pace.
Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Edinburgh
Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Edinburgh. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.
Where to stay in Edinburgh for 5D4N vacation?
For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Edinburgh, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.
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