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Vintage London Bus Tour Including Thames Cruise with Optional London Eye provided by Premium Tours - London Tours

Vintage London Bus Tour Including Thames Cruise with Optional London Eye

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Travel by Routemaster bus and Thames River cruise for the ultimate half-day London sightseeing tour. The vintage double-decker Routemaster bus passes by St. Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London, and other landmarks, and the short sightseeing Thames River cruise takes in waterside attractions. Afterward, reboard the bus to view Buckingham Palace and the possibly the Changing of the Guard. Upgrade to include the London Eye, Tower of London, or Stonehenge.
  • Hear live commentary from the guide
  • Ideal introduction for people with limited time
  • Open-top double-decker buses run in summer for clear views
  • Have the option to add the London Eye, Tower of London, or Stonehenge upgrades
Important Information
  • Panoramic tour of London by 1960's Vintage bus
  • Thames River cruise
  • London Eye (if upgrade option is selected)
  • Visit Stonehenge (if upgrade option is selected)
  • Local guide
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: this is an open top bus tour, please be prepared for the possibility of rain. On rare occasions the open top bus may be changed to a closed top bus
  • Please note: the Changing of the Guard only takes place on the morning tour
  • Please note: at time of booking you will need to select between the morning or afternoon departures.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kathy S wrote a review Nov. 2019
4 contributions2 helpful votes
Fantastic!!! Guide Gavin was extremely polite, knowledgeable, caring, with many facts and stories. Changing of the guard wonderful. Highly recommend!! Gavin with a G is the absolute best!!!
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Date of experience: November 2019
Sharon F wrote a review Nov. 2019
1 contribution
This proved to be a great way to start our London visit. We saw many famous sights. The commentary was interesting, and the double decker bus was fun. The cruise down the Thames was beautiful. I highly recommend this Tour!
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Date of experience: September 2019
Wendy and John wrote a review Nov. 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic and very informative commentary by Lisa and great driving by Mike both who were extremely knowledgeable and welcoming. Great day seeing the sites of London and river cruise.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Stephanie W wrote a review Oct. 2019
1 contribution
The bus was great, vintage but still comfortable. The ride seemed very fast and I couldn’t take pictures of many things because as the guide was explaining what it was the driver had already passed it. I think they should actually slow down as they are passing major things such
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Date of experience: October 2019
Ema wrote a review Sep. 2019
1 contribution
the tour guide was a female with blond hair I think her name was shnine , she did a great job with her assistant showing us London . Thank you so much
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Could be made better
On arrival at the postcode there was no signage for the bus stops, had to wander up and down looking like idiots ev
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I made this reservation right before covid and it was obviously canceled and I never got refunded. I'm very disappo
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Not a tour.... just a very expensive bus ride!
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Great day
We had an amazing day with Kevin and Richard, travelling to Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath. Lunch wasn't included in
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Thank you Gavin and Richard for the amazing tour! best tour guide and driver I've ever met! Its a knowledgeable and
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Family trip
Amazing experience. Highly recommendable. Kids loved it. We went into the inner circle at the sunset. Chris, the gu
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Great day!
This was my first time leaving London since March so it was such a lovely experience. Omar (tour guide) was very kn
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a once in life time experince
It is a once in life time experience. Everything about this place is amazing. It is highly tourist friendly. This
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Lovely day away from London
The organization of this trip was just excellent. First, I was a little afraid to see two different spots in one da
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Frank and Richard were amazing. It was not just fun but a learning experience as well if you love histories. Frank'
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Shoutout to Frank and Richard, our tour guide and driver, they are very welcoming, and kind. Frank knows alot of th
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Fantastic day out!
Had the most amazing day here! The attention to detail is stunning. The sets and costumes are magical and there are
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Overall, it’s organized and comfortable. Our guide Lisa is very very friendly and helpful. I really love her gentle
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Key Details
  • Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and 10 more
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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