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The Spirit of London with The View from the Shard and Free Lunch

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Highlights

  • See London on a Panoramic Full Day Tour
  • Visit St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Stop at Buckingham Palace for the Changing of the Guard
  • Entry to the Tower of London and Thames River Boat Ride
  • Experience The View from The Shard
  • Includes a Free Packed Lunch
  • Travel on a Luxury Coach with a Professional Guide
  • Complimentary Hotel Pick Up From Over 80 Central London Hotels
  • Free Wi-Fi On Board Our Coaches*
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Traveller Details
Adult   $144.97144.97
Child  (3 - 15 Years) $131.67131.67
Senior/Student   $138.32138.32
Family   $539.98539.98
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Panoramic Tour of London
Start the day of by seeing the whole of London with a panoramic coach tour, guided by a friendly and professional London expert. Pass by Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and take a photo stop at the iconic Westminster Abbey.

St Paul’s Cathedral 
Enter the iconic and breathtaking St Paul’s Cathedral to explore the beauty and history that lies inside. An impressive three hundred years old, visit the Golden Gallery, see Lord Nelson’s tomb, the famous dome, which is one of the largest in the world, The Stone Gallery and the Whispering Gallery. 

Please note: Due to Sunday church services, there will be no guiding inside the cathedral

Buckingham Palace and Changing of the Guard
The next stop is the famous and beautiful Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s official residence. Arrive in time for the traditional Changing of the Guard, an exciting and colourful military ceremony which sees the Queen’s Foot Guard march alongside a military band.

Please note: The Guard Change may not be operational in bad weather conditions. On these occasions we will visit the Horse Guards for a photo stop instead.

Free Lunch – More Sightseeing Time
To save you time, money and the struggle of finding somewhere to eat, our tour also includes a totally tasty lunch! Avoid wasting time waiting for a meal in a restaurant and tuck into a six inch cheese and salad sub on the go, including crisps, chocolate chip cookie and a bottle of water. It means you can make the most of each stop and won’t waste valuable exploring time.

Extended Visit at the Tower of London
In the afternoon, pay a visit to the Tower of London the famous fortress with a torturous history spanning over 1000 years. See the glittering Crown Jewels guarded with the utmost security in the Jewel House and explore the tower that has once been a Royal Palace, prison and even a zoo!

Exclusive Feature
Meet the Beefeaters
The visit includes an exclusive tour with one of the Yeoman Warders, or ‘Beefeaters’ as they are affectionately known. Once responsible for keeping prisoners in check, today their duties are a lot less gruesome. Hear historical tales of gore, torture and execution delivered in the Beefeaters’ distinct style!

River Thames Boat Ride
Once you manage to escape the fortress, head towards the River Thames to enjoy a wonderful boat ride. Take in the riverside sights during this leisurely trip towards the beautiful Greenwich.

Greenwich Walking Tour
Brimming with history and beauty, Greenwich is a truly interesting part of London. You tour guide leads you on a walking tour of the areas, covering such Greenwich landmarks as the iconic tea clipper Cutty Sark and the Old Royal Naval College, designed by Christopher Wren.

After the walking tour, get back on board the River Boat and take in more of the city sights as you sail towards Central London.

The View from The Shard

Get off the boat at London Bridge and, for the last stop on the tour, head to the tallest building in Western Europe. The Shard is an unbelievable 310 metres high and the viewing platform boasts 360 degree sights that span an incredible 40 miles. Zip up to the viewing gallery on floor 72, using the lift that travels six metres per second, and take in the most spectacular views in London at the end of an amazing day in the city.

Additional Information

Inclusions:

  • Admissions to St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London tickets
  • Panoramic Tour of London
  • Free Lunch Pack
  • Transportation by Luxury Air-Conditioned Coach
  • Professional Guide
  • Walking Tour of Greenwich
  • The View from The Shard
  • River Boat Ride
  • Complimentary hotel pick up from over 80 central London hotels. You will be taken to our departure point to board your tour
Exclusions:

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Return
  • Food and beverages unless stated differently
Please note:

  • St Paul's Cathedral will be closed on 9th June 
  • Due to Sunday church services, there will be no guiding inside the cathedral
  • Bookings made after midnight for the same day will not receive a free lunch
  • *During Peak Periods, Additional Vehicles Without Wi-Fi May Be Used
  • The Guard Change may not be operational in bad weather conditions. On these occasions we will visit the Horse Guards for a photostop instead
  • St Paul’s will be closed to the public on 25th March
 

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