This fantastic full-day tour allows you to immerse yourself in the history of London. London's most iconic sights and attractions await you, all to be explored with your expert tour guide and finish your day with a scenic cruise on the River Thames.
As you make your way through the city, your guide will impart fascinating stories and interesting facts about London's long history. You’ll discover all of London's most iconic landmarks along the way, including the Albert Memorial, Westminster Abbey, the iconic Elizabeth Tower, also known as 'Big Ben', and much, much more!
At one of our first stops, Buckingham Palace, marvel at the epitome of British pomp and pageantry as you watch the traditional ceremony known as the Changing of the Guards. During the ceremony, guards from the New Guard of the Household Division arrive to assume responsibility for protecting Buckingham Palace. Next, gaze upon St Paul's Cathedral, an iconic symbol of London. Explore the history of the Cathedral on a guided walking tour, and learn why Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece took 35 years to complete. Almost a thousand years of history are waiting for you at our next stop, the formidable Tower of London. Steeped in myth and legend, hear all about the long and bloody history of ‘The Tower’. We’ll make our way down to Tower Pier and join the next available boat for a scenic cruise down the River Thames. Enjoy this special view of London’s charming waterfront as you head to Westminster Pier.
For the final part of the Tour, you could have the option of finishing with the cruise or opt to enjoy an unique experience by taking a ride in the iconic London Eye.
*If there is no changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, we will instead see the ceremony at Horse Guards Parade.
*A supplement may be charged on site for certain services and leisure activities
✨ MEETING POINT ✨
Victoria Coach Station: Your Tour will start at 9:00 am. Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time for boarding. Victoria Coach Station is a 10-15 minute walk from London Victoria Station and Victoria Underground Station, and the Welcome Desk is in-front of Gates 1 and 2.
✨ END POINT ✨
Westminster Pier: Your Tour concludes at 5:30 pm in Westminster Pier where you can conveniently access the London Underground from Westminster Station, London Bus Services, or local taxi services.