Royal London Tour with Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace | La Vacanza Travel

Royal London Tour with Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Destination: United Kingdom, England, London
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • London
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

This fantastic half-day tour provides the perfect introduction to London's major landmarks. See the best bits of London in only half a day and learn all about London's history with your Expert Blue Badge Guide. Plus, watch the Changing of the Guard* at Buckingham Palace, an event steeped in tradition and ceremony.
After the tour, Experience afternoon tea with a royal flair at the 5-star Rubens at the Palace hotel.

• A fantastic introduction to the history of London
• Enjoy a relaxing tour of London with an Expert Blue Badge Guide
• See London's most iconic sights and landmarks
• Afternoon tea at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel, overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace
• Freshly-baked scones slathered with clotted cream accompanied with home-made preserves

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. It is one of the United Kingdom's most notable religious buildings and the traditional place of coronation and a burial site for English and, later, British monarchs.

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

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the striking clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, England,[1] although the name is frequently extended to refer also to the clock and the clock tower.[2] The official name of the tower in which Big Ben is located was originally the Clock Tower, but it was renamed Elizabeth Tower in 2012, to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

Pass By: Houses of Parliament, Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA England

The Palace of Westminster serves as the meeting place for both the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Pass By: Downing Street, London SW1A 2AL England

10 Downing Street in London, also known colloquially in the United Kingdom as Number 10, is the official residence and executive office of the First Lord of the Treasury, usually also the prime minister.

Pass By: Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX England

Whitehall is a road and area in the City of Westminster, Central London. The road forms the first part of the A3212 road from Trafalgar Square to Chelsea. It is the main thoroughfare running south from Trafalgar Square towards Parliament Square

Pass By: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

Trafalgar Square is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, established in the early 19th century around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. The Square's name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, the British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars over France and Spain that took place on 21 October 1805 off the coast of Cape Trafalgar.

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

Buckingham Palace is recognised around the world as the home of The King, the focus of national and royal celebrations as well as the backdrop to the regular Changing the Guard ceremony.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Changing of the Guard, Constitution Hill Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA England

Stop to watch a ceremony that is the epitome of the pomp and pageantry for which Britain is famous for around the world.

Duration: 40 minutes

Inclusions
  • Expert Live Blue Badge Guide
  • Superior Coach
  • Wi-Fi & USB Charging On-board
  • Personal Audio Headset
  • Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel

Exclusions
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Champagne
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • For a wheelchair user : Please inform us in advance if you intend to bring wheelchair.
  • The Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace has resumed and currently takes place on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
  • Where there is no Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace we will see the Changing of the Guard at Horse Guards Parade instead.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 52 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Victoria Coach Station, 164 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 9TP, UK


Departure Time

09:00 AM


Return Details

The Rubens at the Palace, 39 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0PS, UK

Voucher info

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

Duration

5 hours 30 minutes


User's Reviews

michelle_y

04 Apr, 2023

Loved the afternoon tea at Ruben's at the Palace. Would highly recommend trying it out. The house cocktails are wonderful

Larry S

04 Sep, 2022

Mixed bag! Dave and driver were good BUT the connection to the afternoon tea was a disaster. They dropped us off there and we had to walk nearly a mile to Rueben’s. I have trouble walking and that is why we selected this. Took over 30 minutes and I was whipped after trying to figure out how to get there. The restaurant gave away our table because we were late. Had a terrible time showing them we had paid thru the tour. Like it was the first time. Did not recognize our tour ticket. After we settled down the “Tea” was quite good

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