6-Day 'Up Helly Aa Fire Festival' Experience in the Shetland Islands from Edinburgh

6-Day 'Up Helly Aa Fire Festival' Experience in the Shetland Islands from Edinburgh information and booking

from
$1037
Duration
6 days
Departs from
High Street, Central Edinburgh
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at 5.30pm
Time of departure
9.00am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Go wild at the legendary 'Up Helly Aa Fire Festival' in the remote Shetland Islands on a 6-day experience from Edinburgh! Bringing the islands’ Nordic history to fiery life, the annual festival is made up of a day and night of torch-lit processions, bonfires and street parties that pay homage to the feared Viking warriors of old. Aside from the festival, this exciting experience also includes two tours of Mainland Shetland plus round-trip transport from Edinburgh, two overnight ferry crossings and three nights of hotel accommodation.

What's included

  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Local guide
  • 2 nights of shared accommodation on ferry
  • 3 nights of hotel accommodation
  • Entrance fee to 'up helly aa fire festival'
  • Meals as per itinerary (b=breakfast, l=lunch, d=dinner)
  • Free time in lerwick
  • Guided tour of shetland
  • Souvenir map

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)