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Overview

See the best that England’s capital has to offer on a full-day city tour of London! Explore St Paul’s Cathedral with a guide, then make a photo stop at Westminster Abbey. Watch the must-see Changing of the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace and have some free time for lunch around the UNESCO-listed Tower of London. Finish up with a sightseeing cruise down the River Thames. If you want to see even more, upgrade to one of two activities: an afternoon tea on a boat on the Thames, or a London Eye flight.

Highlights

  • Hotel pickup included
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water


  • What You Can Expect

    Start your day with pickup at the Victoria Coach Station in central London, and then travel by air-conditioned coach to St. Paul's Cathedral. Spend the morning there, then travel to Westminster Abbey where Prince William married Kate Middleton in a lavish royal wedding ceremony in 2011. Pose for photos outside the Gothic crowd pleaser. Head to the Mall outside Buckingham Palace to watch the legendary Changing of the Guard ceremony. Accompanied by a military band, soldiers from the Queen’s Foot Guard march in time to drumbeats, performing a ceremonial ritual that dates back centuries.

    Move on to the Tower of London, a former prison, fortress and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit sites like Traitor’s Gate, the Torture Exhibition and, of course, the glittering Crown Jewels – a collection of irreplaceable and historic items. Spend some free time here exploring and eating lunch.

    Hop aboard a sightseeing boat for a short trip down the River Thames. Cruise down the river, looking out for the top London attractions such as  Shakespeare’s Globe, and then step out onto dry land.

    Finish your tour back at the start point or alternatively, upgrade to finish on a high note with one of two optional activities. Options include an afternoon tea at Westminster Park Plaza (see Itinerary below) or a must-do London Eye flight, for picture-perfect views over the capital. Both activities include transport to the attraction, but no transport back.

    Please note: If your tour falls on a date when the Changing of the Guard ceremony is not taking place, you will stop at Buckingham Palace for photos

    Cancellation Policy

    Package is cancellable prior to three days from the commencement of the service.

Customer Reviews

Teshome M

26-Mar-2017

Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable, the tour was well-organized and we got to get a close view/history of a lot of the sights. Well worth it!

Maria Hill

01-Mar-2017

Highly recommend, enough time given for each stop, very informative guide. Enjoyed it very much

Mindy F

19-Feb-2017

This tour was amazing!

Hannah F

04-Feb-2017

Very interesting and insightful tour around London, a bit tiring but a good way to see a lot in one day. Would have liked a little more time at the Tower of London as there is so much to see there. Also, give the London eye a miss - a long line and pretty boring - you can get good views of London elsewhere.

David J

23-Jan-2017

Must see and very well organized.

Details


Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up, selected hotels only (until March 31, 2017)
  • Tours of the Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral
  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Changing of the Guard ceremony (selected dates only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Afternoon tea or London Eye standard flights (if upgrade option selected)

  • Exclusions

    • Hotel drop-off
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pick-up (from April 1, 2017) 

    • Additional Info

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
      • Sunday tours are unable to include a tour of St Paul's cathedral due to the weekly service taking place; you will still be able to go inside the cathedral but there will be no guided tour
      • Please note: tour itinerary may change subject to Tower of London opening time
      • Please note: hotel pick-up is included from selected London hotels until March 31, 2017. Please contact the supplier directly 48-hours in advance to arrange

      • Voucher info

        You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

        Departure Point

        Victoria Coach Station, London

        Departure Time

        7:45am

        Duration

        9 hours

        Return Details

        Concludes at approximately 5:30pm


Tour Options

Tour Only

Code: L4

London Full-Day Sightseeing Tour 7:45 AM
Starting From 6550
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Tour & London Eye Flight

Code: L5

Take a flight on the London Eye, offering spectacular views of London from high above the River Thames, the tour ends here at the London Eye. 7:45 AM
Starting From 7973
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Tour and Champagne Tea

Code: L2

Visit Westminster Park Plaza (until March 31) for Champagne tea overlooking Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. From April 1 Champagne tea will be on a River Thames Cruise 7:45 AM
Starting From 7973
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Picture Gallery

  • Faisal
  • Big Ben
  • London Tower Bridge
  • Riverside views
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Changing of the Guards
  • Champagne and Big Ben
  • Anyone for Tea?
  • The London Eye
  • Inside St. Pauls
  • St. Pauls
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Big Ben and Parliament
  • Buckingham Place Guard
  • The London Eye
  • Beefeater
  • The London Tower!
  • St. Pauls Cathedral

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