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Best of London Including Tower of London, Changing of the Guard, with a Cream Tea or London Eye Upgrade

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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: a cream tea at Harrods restaurant or a London Eye flight.
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Victoria Coach Station
Belgravia, London SW1W 9RH, UKLocated on 164 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London, SW1W 9TP, approximately 7 minutes walk from Victoria Underground and Railway station. Tour departs at 7.45am (Boarding starts at 7:30am)
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    Tower of London
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Buckingham Palace
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
  • 3
    St. Paul's Cathedral
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Changing of the Guard
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 5
    Thames River
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Coca-Cola London Eye
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Premium Tours - London Tours
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 8
    Westminster Abbey
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 9
    Houses of Parliament
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Trafalgar Square
    Pass by Royal Courts of Justice
    Pass by London Bridge
    Pass by Tower Bridge
    Pass by The View from The Shard
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Highlights
  • Get an up-close tour of London’s most famous landmarks in a single day
  • Travel via coach, and enjoy a relaxing private Thames River cruise
  • Guaranteed entry at the Tower of London and St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • Optional upgrades include cream tea at Harrods or a London Eye ride
What to Expect
Begin your full-day tour of London’s top highlights at Victoria Coach Station. Meet your guide and board an air-conditioned coach destined for St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey, a Gothic church with royal connections. Next you’ll visit Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s official London residence, and witness the Changing of the Guard (on days when it is held). Then, it’s on to the UNESCO-listed Tower of London where guaranteed entry means you’ll skip the ticket lines and see the glittering Crown Jewels. Board a boat for a Thames River cruise. Admire London’s unique skyline and see other major landmarks, from Shakespeare’s Globe and the Shard to the Tate Modern and Tower Bridge. Your tour ends at your departure point, unless you upgrade for a British cream tea (complete with tea, scones, and other nibbles) at Harrods, or a ride on the London Eye.
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Departure Point
Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, London SW1W 9RH, UK
Departure Time
7:45 AM
Duration
9h
Return Details
1: London Eye, South Bank, London SE1 7GA, UK
2: Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL, UK
Inclusions
  • Tours of the Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral
  • Changing of the Guard ceremony (selected dates only)
  • Private cruise on the River Thames
  • Photo stop outside Buckingham Palace
  • Cream tea at Harrods restaurant or London Eye standard flights (if upgrade option selected)
  • Friendly professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle with Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Tower of London
  • Entry/Admission - St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Thames River
  • Entry/Admission - Coca-Cola London Eye
  • Entry/Admission - Premium Tours - London Tours
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Buckingham Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Westminster Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Houses of Parliament
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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
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note on February 26 and April 10 there is no guiding inside the cathedral due to church services.
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 55 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This was a great tour to see the Tower of London, Buckingham palace and other spots in a good amount of time. We decided to do the London eye experience and that was simply amazing! Very little wait in line and we were up in the air right around sunset time- so it was the ideal
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Beautiful buildings and great views. the bridge is so pretty and this is a must do when in London. Great Fun
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This tour was just average for us. We met by gates 19-20 of the Victoria Coach Station (about a 5-10 easy walk from the Victoria Underground station) around 7:30am. Tour was scheduled to leave at 7:45am. (FYI using the restrooms at the station costs 30 pence). This
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Whole day- well worth a visit! It was fascinating as I had not been since I was 10. The most impressive thing was that they look after people well- I got a concession as I am autistic and my husband was free with me. I also was handed a lanyard, and was able to skip the queue at
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We booked their tour 3 months in advance and the night before the tour, they called us to tell us they were cancelling our tour. They offered an alternate tour in an OPEN bus...it was going to rain the entire day. Because they waited until the last minute, we are screwed since
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