Private Classic Day Tour of London

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Tour Number

Activity Level

224138


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (conversational)

London Highlights and Hidden London Secrets in a Day!


Premier Classic Tour will include a Panoramic sweep of London in my traditional London Black Cab.
We stop at all of the most iconic London landmarks - spending some time looking at their rich history in an informative and also a fun and entertaining way.
Panoramic highlights will include: Tower of London, Tower Bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral, Big Ben, Palace of Westminster, Buckingham Palace Westminster Abbey - as well as a little 'hidden London', 'secret London'.
During our day together we can also have a stroll around, and our London experience together can include walking part or all of any of my signature walking tours: 'Whitehall, an icon that shaped a Nation', 'Mayfair, Grandeur or Den of Iniquity', 'Seduction in St. James's', 'World War One Commemoration Walk' or 'London's Burning'.
Tours can be customised and adapted to include Traditional Afternoon Tea or even extended to include a rather special personal wine tasting evening in Greenwich so please contact me for details.

Itinerary

I shall commence a Panoramic route by transporting you back 2, 000 years to the old Roman waterfront, which is where it all got going for London in 43AD.
The morning will be spent in the old medieval City of London, where we shall take in highlights that include: Roman Amphitheatre, The Guildhall, Mansion House, Tower of London, The Monument, Tower Bridge and St. Paul's Cathedral.
Before midday I shall introduce you to the purveyor of the finest coffee in London in one of London's oldest markets before continuing our Tour.
We shall explore a little secret London, a little hidden London before taking lunch in a traditional English pub.
During the afternoon we shall be taking in the River Thames vista before moving up to Westminster, where highlights will include: Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, Downing Street.
We shall take a stroll around Mayfair or St. James's before continuing our Panoramic Tour.
This itinerary can be customised to your requests.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I shall meet and greet you in the hotel lobby where you are staying - or any preferred pick-up location in Central London.

I shall identify myself by showing you my guiding badges which clearly have my name displayed.
My Transport for London Authority Cab Drivers Licence No 72480 is clearly displayed on the front and rear windscreens of my Licensed London Black Cab.

End location: I shall return you back to your hotel - or any preferred Central London location at the conclusion of your Tour.

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

London Taxi seating up to 6 passengers.
Wheelchair accessible with air-conditioning and a crisp, clear intercom system.

What’s Included

Tour Co-ordination including reservation requests pre-visit.
All transportation costs are inclusive within this Tour, as are parking charges and tolls.
Meet and Greet at your Hotel, or preferred Central London location.
Private Tour with a Certified and Experienced Guide PLUS a Driver which allows me to concentrate solely on the guiding and your basic needs and requirements (working this way also gives us easier access to buildings and monuments).
Public Liability Insurance.
Courtesy on-board refreshments.
Return to your Hotel, or preferred Central London location.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 GBP - Meals and Refreshments.

What’s Extra

Any Transfers from Pick-Up and to Set-Down Locations OUTSIDE of Central London.

Entrance Fees to any sites that you may wish to visit in any customised Tour arrangements.

Meals and Refreshments.

Most Museums and Art Galleries have free admission - but I will be happy to confirm when I start to put your Tour schedule together.

Gifts and Souvenirs.

Restrictions

I am not a Blue Badge Guide which means that although I can accompany you inside the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey I cannot guide inside these historical monuments.

A Recent Review of this tour

An absolutely brilliant day with Rob our guide and, Brian our driver. We only had the weekend to explore London and are beyond thrilled with the amazing storytelling and navigation today! Rob is incredibly knowledgeable and knows London like the back of his hand after 30 plus years of black cab service. We were treated not only to the "must-sees" but also some fabulous insider-only tidbits. Highly, HIGHLY recommend this tour. Thank you Rob and Brian for a great day! We'll certainly see you both again.
Meg De Keukelaere

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