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The Original London Sightseeing Tour: Hop-on Hop-off

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  • Discover London with flexibility on the Original London sightseeing bus tour 
  • Create a personalized itinerary with a hop-on hop-off tour
  • Choose between three routes that cover top London landmarks 
The Original London Sightseeing Tour: Hop-on Hop-off
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Discover London at your own pace without following the rigid structure of a guided tour on a hop-on hop-off Original London sightseeing tour. Family-friendly and flexible, your 24- or 48-hour ticket lets you create a personalized sightseeing itinerary that covers all major London landmarks. Choose from three bus routes, and listen to audio commentary on the red and blue routes, and a live guide on the yellow route. Plus, your ticket includes a Thames River cruise and access to three London walking tours, making it a great value package.
What to Expect
Redeem your 24- or 48-hour ticket at a date convenient to you, and board your sightseeing bus at one of the multiple stops around London. Opt to remain on each bus route for the entire loop, or disembark whenever an attraction captures your attention.

Live or prerecorded commentary brings the capital city’s history to life, while the included River Thames cruise and walking tours reveal a different side to London.

Some popular attractions this hop-on hop-off tour stops at are the London Eye, Big Ben, Madame Tussauds London, Kensington Palace, and Piccadilly Circus. See the Itinerary for a detailed list of stops covered.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
London bus tour

Make sure you leave lots of time. Very detailed and lots to see. Tour guide Harrison (looks a bit like Ed Sheeran) was very good. Knowledgeable yet witty. Done lots of these tours around the world, this was certainly one of the better ones. Bring...More

1  Thank ddickson50
Reviewed 2 days ago
Left stranded

Tour guide said his shift was over had as walk to another stop and wait there after waiting 30 minutes we left

1  Thank Terrylweaver
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Not good if you don’t have much time

I only had one day, so I thought I’d give the hop on hop off style tour a try to make the most of my day. It was a waste of both time and money. After waiting for over 30 minutes after the first hop...More

Thank jenlynnes
TOTCustomerService, Manager at The Original London Sightseeing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello jenlynnes, Thank you so much for your review. I'm sorry to hear that your experience was not entirely positive. Our tour bus and river cruise timings are available to view on our website. We really appreciate all customer feedback and will use it to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago
Everything you need to see and do in London

Hop on, hop off is a convenient and economical way to see all the sights in London. We particularly enjoyed the buses with the live commentary. This is a must when in London.

Thank Sherylee C
Reviewed 5 days ago
Waste so much time waiting for buses

Supposed to have buses coming around frequently on the yellow route but we spent so much time waiting for the next bus that it would have been cheaper and better to get a day pass for the tube and I think it might include the...More

Thank Laurstravels
TOTCustomerService, Manager at The Original London Sightseeing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Laurstravels, Thank you very much for your review. I'm sorry to hear that your experience was not positive. Our main tour, Yellow, is availble with a live tour guide on our T1 tour and a recorded multilingual commentary on our T2 tour. We really...More

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Lisa S
16 September 2018|
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Response from Ian H | Reviewed this property |
It will be midwinter...you will need to wrap yourself up in your warmest clothing.
15 September 2018|
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Response from Bitien | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure they are the closest, but Piccadilly or Trafalgar square are 2 of the most convenient places to go to to redeem your pass.
29 August 2018|
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Response from jackie l | Reviewed this property |
Firstly I have no relationship with this company, I was simply reviewing my experience for the benefit of fellow travelers. I have no idea about the frequency, but we only waited about 2 minutes for a bus and saw several... More