From a private tour of the Tower of London to the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace - you'll see everything England's capital has to offer on the London Full-Day Sightseeing Tour. Perfect if you're spending only a short time in London, this tour give you a comprehensive overview of the famous sights, including St Paul's Cathedral, a private tour of the Tower of London and a cruise of the River Thames. If you're not ready for the day to finish, then why not upgrade your tour to include a delicious champagne tea at Harrods or London Eye flight? The choice is yours!
- Hotel pickup included
- Comprehensive tour of the city
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Your day starts with a private tour of the Tower of London, led by your very own Beefeater. Leading you into this World Heritage site before it opens to the public, your Beefeater will take you to Traitors' gate, the Crown Jewels in the Jewel House, the Scaffold site and Torture exhibition.
Departing the Tower, you'll head to the Mall to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony. When the Changing of the Guard is not held, you'll see Buckingham Palace and visit the Horse Guards Parade instead.
Next, you'll take a short cruise on the River Thames to enjoy excellent views of St. Paul's Cathedral and Shakespeare's Globe before heading to a traditional pub for lunch (not included in tour price).
After lunch there will be plenty of time to take photos of Westminster Abbey before heading to St. Paul's Cathedral. Your tour with a professional guide highlights the current restoration program and allows you to test the unique acoustics of the Whispering Gallery.
The final part of your tour is optional:
- Visit Harrods, one of the world's most famous department stores, for a delicious Champagne tea in the Georgian Restaurant. The tour ends at Harrods, so you can spend some time shopping.
- Take a flight on the London Eye, offering spectacular views of London from high above the River Thames.
Changing of the Guard, London
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Departure Point:Victoria Coach Station or selected London hotels
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Return Details:Concludes at approximately 5:30pm
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London Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
Take a flight on the London Eye, offering spectacular views of London from high above the River Thames.
Visit Harrods, one of the world's most famous department stores, for champagne tea in the Georgian Restaurant. The tour ends at Harrods, so you can spend some time shopping.
- Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
- River Cruise
- Guided tour of St Pauls Cathedral
- Private viewing of the Crown Jewels
- Private guided tour of the Tower of London
- Changing of the Guard or Horse Guards Parade
- Transport by air-conditioned coach (maximum 50 people)
- Hotel drop off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
- Tour departing on Sundays will be unable to take a guided tour of St Paul's cathedral, this is due to the weekly service taking place. However you will still be able to go inside the Cathedral but there will be no guided tour
Sample Champagne Tea Menu in The Georgian at Harrods (subject to change without notice)
Served From 3.00pm
Home-baked English Scones
- Served with clotted cream, rose petal jelly and strawberry preserves
- Harrods Afternoon tea, Georgian Blend, Jasmin Chun, Ceylon Kirkoswald Pekoe, Gunpowder tea, Camomile tea, Moroccan Mint, Peppermint, Strawberry and Kiwi, Tropical Mango or Rooibos
Please note: If Afternoon tea is booked it will be taken at St Paul's Cathedral from February, 27 - April, 20 due Harrods Georgian Restaurant being closed for refurbishment.
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