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London Vintage Double-Decker Bus Tour and Thames Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • See the highlights of London on a traditional red double decker
  • Spot Big Ben, London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral and much more
  • A cruise on the Thames included
  • See the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace
  • Overview
    See the main attractions of London aboard a beautifully restored 50-year-old double decker and take in the sights London-style!

    Your day out sightseeing couldn’t start easier. Hop on the traditional bright red double decker and drive through the heart of London. Along the way you will see Westminster Abbey, where Prince William married Kate in 2011, Big Ben, London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower of London and many more key landmarks. You will also see the colourful Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace and to top things off, you get to see the Thames riverbank landmarks from a unique perspective on a river cruise.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    01 Jan - 28 Feb: Friday, Saturday & Sunday
    (01 - 31 Mar ) (01 Nov - 31 Dec): Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
    01 Apr - 31 Oct:Daily

    Duration

    3.5 hours

    Start time

    Morning Tour: 07:45am
    Afternoon Tour: 1:00pm

    Meeting Point

    Morning Tour: Tour departs from Victoria Coach station from Gate 13-20.
    Afternoon Tour: Tour departs from Victoria Coach station from Gate 13-20.

    Ending Point

    Near Victoria station

    Itinerary

    You need to make your own way to the designated meeting point.

    Your three-hour sightseeing tour will take you through London on a genuine, fully restored double decker bus, and along the route you will see the most popular landmarks of the city including Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and London Eye. You will also see Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece, St. Paul’s Cathedral where Admirals Nelson and Wellington lie buried and where Princess Diana was married. Marvel at the impressive Tower of London, housing the spectacular Crown Jewels guarded by Beefeaters. A live English-speaking guide will accompany you throughout the tour and headsets are available in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Hindi and Russian.

    Next you will embark on a cruise down River Thames, right past Shakespeare’s Globe, Cleopatra’s Needle and under the iconic London Bridge. See the city glide by from a whole new perspective as you relax on the comfortable seats.

    After your cruise you will hop back on your bus and drive to Buckingham Palace, the official residence of Her Majesty the Queen. See the exciting Changing of the Guards, with soldiers dressed in their red tunics and busbies marching to military music.

    Your tour ends near Victoria station, from where you can easily make your way back to your accommodation.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • English-speaking guide
    • Audio headsets in 10 languages (French, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Hindi and Korean)
    • Thames river cruise
    • Chance to see the Changing of the Guard (morning tour only)

    Exclusions

    • Lunch/drinks
    • Hotel Pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note

    Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to departure to allow the tour to depart on time.

    Please call the tour operator (phone number provided on this voucher) at least 24 hours prior to departure to re-confirm the departure point.

    Changing of the Guards included only on the morning tour. On the afternoon tour, the group will stop at Buckingham Palace for photos.

    No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    The Changing of the Guards only takes place in the morning tour.

    When the guard change does not take place, we stop instead for photos of the Buckingham Palace.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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