Traditional London Private Tour in a Classic Black Cab

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Tour Number

Activity Level

390799


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

See traditional sights and iconic buildings in the traditional and iconic London Taxi!


Discover classic sights of London both old and new! My routes are planned to optimise viewing and photographic opportunities whether on the move, stationary or walking around the sights. I enjoy taking photos and can help you build a memorable portfolio of your trip.
My extensive historical knowledge will add context to your experience …
Learn the fascinating history of the monarchy back to 1066 up to the present day as we admire the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace.
Understand British political origins and developments whilst taking in the sights of the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.
Just next door, appreciate the links between politics and the monarchy as we explore Westminster Abbey and compare its beautiful architecture to that of St. Paul's Cathedral.
Appreciate the contrast of old and modern architecture that shapes London's impressive and evolving skyline.
Enjoy some of the best views of London as we cross the River Thames over famous bridges, tourist attractions in their own right!

Itinerary

We will meet at your hotel, or any other arranged location in London.

During the tour we will visit:
- Buckingham Palace
- Westminster Abbey
- Houses of Parliament
- Big Ben
- The London Eye
- St. Paul's Cathedral
- Guildhall
- Bank of England
- The Shard
- The Tower of London
…and more

There will be regular opportunities to stop, walk around, discuss and photograph. A detailed commentary will be provided. The tour can be customised to include more or less sights to suit your preference, and can include some interesting refreshment stops. I can recommend great places for this.

At the end, we will return back to your hotel, or another agreed upon location

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I'll pick up from any central London hotel, station or landmark. I shall identify myself showing my Guiding Badge and Transport for London Authority cab Drivers Licence number 55186, which is also clearly displayed on the front and rear windscreens of my taxi.

End location: Drop off anywhere in central London.

Duration: 5 hours

The tour can be adapted to suit your preference. For example 4 hours or 6 hours.

Transportation

My London Taxi which can accommodate 4 passengers comfortably (5 if children included), and is wheelchair and buggy accessible.

What’s Included

- Private tour for up to 4 people with a certified and experienced guide
- Tour Co-ordination
- Transportation costs, parking and toll fees
- Collection from and return to a central London location of your choice

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 GBP - Meals and refreshments

What’s Extra

- Collect/Return outside central London
- Entrance fees to sites you may wish to visit during a tour, although many are free. I shall confirm when we plan your tour.
- Meals and refreshments
- Gifts and souvenirs

Restrictions

I am not a Blue Badge Guide. If your tour includes visits to historical monuments such as Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, I can accompany you but cannot guide you inside them.

A Recent Review of this tour

Peter was absolutely fantastic! He was both "tour guide" & "English history teacher." His knowledge about what we toured was phenomenal. He shared interesting facts/trivia about music, buildings, churches, people, museums, etc. This was our first visit to London & had only 1 day to tour the city. Peter hit all the main attractions as well as many lesser known spots. He was keen at maneuvering his black cab about town & knew where to go to avoid the crowds. We had a wonderful day! The Diederichs & Killians
Lynette Diederichs

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