This fantastic half-day tour provides the perfect introduction to London's major landmarks. See the best bits of London in only half a day and learn all about London's history with your Expert Blue Badge Guide. Plus, watch the Changing of the Guard* at Buckingham Palace, an event steeped in tradition and ceremony.
Add more to your day by including a river cruise after your guided tour and discover the sights of London from a different perspective.
Venue address:Victoria Coach Station, Buckingham Palace Road, London, UK
Our team will be waiting to greet you by our Welcome Desk at Victoria Coach Station, and will direct you to the correct departure gate. Victoria Coach Station is 10-15 minutes from London Victoria Station and Victoria Underground Station. Our Welcome Desk is in front of Gates 1 and 2: Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time for boarding.
Morning London Tour
The tour begins with a panoramic drive around Parliament Square to see the magnificent Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married.
We head to St James' Park and Buckingham Palace to see the colourful ceremony of the Changing of the Guard*. Accompanied by a military band, a detachment of the Queen's Foot Guard march to Buckingham Palace to change with the old guard.
The tour finishes at Victoria at around 12.00 noon.
Thames River Cruise (optional extra)
At the end of our tour, make your way down to Westminster Pier and hop on the next available boat for a scenic cruise down the River Thames. Enjoy a unique view of London and its beautiful waterfront as you head from Westminster Pier to Tower Pier next to the formidable Tower of London
Westminster Pier - Your tour concludes at Westminster Pier where you can conveniently access the London Underground from Westminster Station, London Bus Services, or local taxi services.
Royal London Tour Starts: 9:00 am, Victoria Coach Station (boarding commences at 8:30 am)
Royal London Tour Finishes: 12:00 pm approx. at Victoria Station
*The Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace takes place on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (subject to availability)
When there is no Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, we see the Changing of the Guard at the Horse Guards Parade
The morning Royal London Tour is fully guided
The optional River Cruise is independent and is a one-way trip from Westminster Pier to Tower Pier
We encourage guests with e-tickets to bring these on their smart devices
Guests are encouraged to bring their own face coverings, which are recommended when travelling on board our vehicles. Spare disposable masks are available at check-in
Vehicles are fully sanitised before the start of each tour. All surfaces are cleaned and disinfected daily
Hand sanitiser, antiviral sprays and wipes are available on board our coaches
Guests are provided with personal audio headsets so distancing can be maintained when listening to commentary
Our coaches are operating at normal capacity
Please visit our Travel Health page for full details of our enhanced hygiene standards and protocols
Royal London Tour with Changing of The Guard - Standard£49.00
Royal London Tour with Changing of The Guard (Standard) - See the best bits of London in only half a day and learn all about London's history with your Expert Tour Guide. Plus, watch the Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace, an event steeped in tradition and ceremony.
Royal London Tour with Changing of the Guard and River Cruise£53.00
Royal London Tour with Changing of the Guard and River Cruise - This fantastic half-day tour provides the perfect introduction to London's major landmarks. See the best bits of London in only half a day and learn all about London's history with your Expert Tour Guide. Plus, watch the Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace, an event steeped in tradition and ceremony. Enjoy a River Cruise after your guided tour and see the sights of London from a different angle.
A fantastic introduction to the history of London
Enjoy a relaxing morning tour of London with an Expert Blue Badge Guide
See London's most iconic sights and landmarks
Learn interesting little-known facts about London
River cruise along the Thames (optional extra)
Services of an expert Expert Live Blue Badge Guide
Superior coach - travel in comfort
Free Wi-Fi on-board the coach
USB Charging On-board
Personal Audio Headset - never miss a word of your guide's live commentary
River Cruise (if option selected)
Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
River Cruise (unless option selected)
BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE
No Cancellation Fees
No Change Fees
No Booking Fees
Your Money is Protected - Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the day of departure
Our team, including our guides and drivers, have been trained in our enhanced hygiene procedures; please refer to our Travel Health page for more information