Experience the ultimate sightseeing outing with this Vintage Red London Bus Tour and Thames Cruise for Two. Hop aboard an iconic and beautifully restored double-decker bus for the first part of your tour as you enjoy fantastic views of Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London and the London Eye.You'll choose from either a morning or afternoon tour for this fabulous experience in one of the greatest cities in the world. As you make your way down the River Thames, aboard the cruise boat for a different view of the capital youll pass by Shakespeare's Globe, Cleopatra's Needle and London Bridge before arriving at Embankment Pier where youll hop back on the bus and head for Buckingham Palace. Get the most out of your day in London with this double experience you'll never forget.
Need to Know
You have a choice of either a morning or afternoon tour for this experience. On arrival at Victoria Coach Station in London, you'll be met by your guide and take your seat on the restored double-decker vintage bus for the first part of the tour. You'll enjoy great views of Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye as the bus meanders through the streets of the city, with your guide on-hand throughout to explain the history behind these famous landmarks. Be sure to have your camera at the ready as you stop for photos at Westminster Abbey. Then it's off to the Tower of London which was built nearly a thousand years ago during the reign of William the Conqueror, and is now home to the Crown Jewels. Take a moment to enjoy the sight of this imposing former palace and prison before being taken to see Traitors Gate where prisoners entered the Tower for the last time. Board the boat for a leisurely cruise along the River Thames. You'll pass Shakespeare's Globe, Cleopatra's Needle and London Bridge before arriving at Embankment Pier where you will hop back on the bus and head for Buckingham Palace. For morning tours on the relevant days, your guide will find the perfect spot to watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard ceremony where the soldiers, dressed in their fabulous tunics and bearskins march to military music. Morning tours finish at Victoria Coach Station. If you choose an afternoon tour, you will visit the Horse Guards Parade where your tour will finish.