Heathrow Layover Sightseeing Tours - London Taxi Black Cab With Tour Guide | La Vacanza Travel

Heathrow Layover Sightseeing Tours - London Taxi Black Cab With Tour Guide

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, United Kingdom, London

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  • 8 hours
  • London
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


This tour allows you to truly experience as much of London as possible during a layover - fully narrated by experienced guides in taxis.

The tour guides are highly experienced and qualified. All guides are official London Black Cab Drivers (London Taxis) and qualified London Tour Guides. The knowledge behind our expertise comes from education and research, so all the information you are given is academically factual.

The tours are carried out in London Black Cabs, of which are partitioned, comfortable and traditional.

Whilst the tours are based on a template platform, we do provide customisable features of the tour - of which can be discussed prior to the tour. Our tours are built upon experience, yet are bespoke to the guest.

The tours covers a myriad of British and London History, ranging from the Romans to Anglo-Saxons, Medieval to Early Modern, and to modern.

This tour provides sightseeing to all the landmarks with a great deal of fascinating and amazing history.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tower of London, London EC3N 4AB England

Tower of London and sights / history of Tower Hill, including history from Roman Londinium to the modern era.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: The Monument to the Great Fire of London, Monument St., London EC3R 8AH England

The Monument to the Great Fire of London, discussing the fire of 1666 and the devasting impact on medieval/Tudor London

Stop At: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT England

The famous Shakespeare's Globe in Southwark, and history on Southwark - Roman, Medieval, Early Modern to Modern

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: City of London, City of London, London, England

Within the City of London (The Mile Square), visitors will see various sights and locations of London's old history.


- The Cockney Londoner, what makes one?
- Medieval and Early Modern London, the who, the what and the where?
- Executions and celebrations
- Colonial England, the first ventures and adventures
- William Shakespeare
- Elizabeth I and the defeat of the Spanish Armada
- A separate city???

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England

St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London, England

The famous Covent Garden market, established in the seventeenth century, reflecting the beauty of Early Modern England and buzzing London

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Piccadilly Circus, London W1J 9HS England

The Heartland of Westend London, the iconic, Piccadilly Circus

Stop At: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

See all the sites in and surrounding the centre of London, Trafalgar Square, consisting of Lord Horatio Nelson's Column (Nelson's Column), The National Gallery, King Charles I and much more!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mayfair, London England

The wonderful, extravagant Mayfair of London's Westend. Also, within , Little America, the area rich with Anglo-American history.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Marble Arch, Park Lane, London W1H 7EJ England

Marble Arch, to the north of Park Lane, the former entrance to Buckingham Palace. Furthermore, Tyburn, the site of the infamous former execution site.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Hyde Park Corner, The Mall / Piccadilly / Grosvenor Place Hyde Park, London England

Hyde Park Corner, Aspley House, history of the Duke of Wellington and more

Stop At: Buckingham Palace, Spur Road, London SW1A 1AA England

Buckingham Palace, the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Victoria and more

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. James's Park, Horse Guards Road The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ England

St James Park and the former rear grounds of Whitehall Palace

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Whitehall, Whitehall, Cornwall, England

Whitehall, the site of the former Whitehall Palace, the official residence of the Monarch throughout most of the Tudor and Stuart periods.

The Horseguards

Banqueting House

Downing Street

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Big Ben, Parliament Sqaure Elizabeth Tower - Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA England

Big Ben, the famous bell/clock tower of the Houses of Parliament

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Houses of Parliament, Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA England

Houses of Parliament, the famous home of British Government, also known as the Palace of Westminster

Discussion of the monarchy, the English Civil War, the history of parliament and more!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Abbey, 20 Dean's Yard Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3PA England

Westminster Abbey, the Collegiate Church of St Peter

Learn all about the history of London, the competition between two cities, the settlement and disruption of the monarchy, the church, the Reformation, coronations and much more!

Duration: 15 minutes

  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation

    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Tour duration: 8 hours. 5 hours for the tour and 2-3 hours for travel time including extra time to further explore Westminster, St James's and surrounding locations.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Departure Point

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We request as much information as possible regarding your flight details arriving and departing, and request a telephone number that we can contact you on, if possible.


    • Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 England

    Departure Time

    Heathrow Layover Sightseeing Tours - London Taxi Black Cab With Tour Guide
    8/24/2022 - 2/22/2025

    Monday - Sunday : 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM

    Voucher info

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


    8 hours

    User's Reviews


    28 Aug, 2023

    We had a 9 hour layover at Heathrow. Billy was the most amazing & informative tour guide. He took us to as much as we could see in 5 hours. We definitely recommend this tour to everyone.

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