Private Tour: Traditional Black Cab Tour of Royal London

  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Duration: Varies (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5269DIAMOND
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See all the sights of Royal London on this fascinating black cab tour with a private guide. Choose between a half-day or full-day tour and visit all the top London attractions, such as Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London, alongside lesser-known sites that are linked to the British Royal Family. Learn about the lives of modern royals, like Queen Elizabeth II, and hear the history of the royal’s reign in London from your friendly guide.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Choose between a half-day or full-day private tour, and then relax as your expert guide drives you around the city for an in-depth look at the British monarchy. Sites visited on the half-day tour are only seen from the outside, so if you’re eager to see more and really follow in the footsteps of the British Royal Family then book the full-day tour instead! Entry to each attraction will be at your own expense, but your expert guide will show you around and explain the history once inside.

See where Britain’s current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, was born, and then visit her residence at Buckingham Palace before seeing Westminster Abbey – the site of her coronation. Look out for the shops and stores that hold prestigious Royal Warrants, like Fortnum & Mason, as your driver heads through the city center streets.

Around the city are various statues of famous royals, and your expert guide will point these out as you pass them. See statues of Henry VIII, Alfred the Great and George V – the king whose famous speech impediment was documented in the hit British film, The King’s Speech (featuring Colin Firth). Visit top London attractions like the Tower of London and the Houses of Parliament hear how the royals have influenced them over the ages.

Learn about the Changing of the Guard ceremony, and find out who actually lives in each of London’s royal palaces. Hear how royal etiquette dictates how one should greet the Queen, and about the monarchy’s protocols and famously ‘stiff upper lip.’

During your tour your expert guide will be there to answer any questions you may have about the royals and the Queen’s 60 years of sovereignty: Why does the Changing of the Guard ceremony take place? Why does the Queen have two birthdays? What is her correct title? All these questions and more will be answered as Royal London unveils on this private black taxi tour.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Your centrally located London hotel
Departure Time:
9am, 1pm
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

Pricing information

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Half-Day Tour- 9am
Code: ROYHALF9

4-hour black taxi tour of Royal London. Departs at 9am

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$102.75
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Half-Day Tour- 1pm
Code: ROYHALF1

4-hour black taxi tour of Royal London. Departs at 1pm

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$102.75
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Full-Day Tour
Code: ROYFULL

8-hour black taxi tour of Royal London. Departs at 9am

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$157.76
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Private Tour: Traditional Black Cab Tour of Royal London

Traditional Black Cab Tour of Royal London: Buckingham Palace

Inclusions:
  • Professional guide
  • Tour around the city
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
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Tour code: 5269DIAMOND