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Full day guided coach tours of London with Thames river cruise

See London's sights with professional guide in air-conditioned luxury coach

Luxury tour bus on fully guided tour of London with Thames River Cruise - St Paul's Cathedral

Full day guided tour of London including Thames river cruise

This fully-guided tour of London will take you to see the Changing of the Guard, Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral. It offers tremendous value for money and memories for a lifetime. It features a core tour visiting the best of London with three options to conclude a memorable day.

The Welcome to London package allows you to explore London at your leisure concluding the tour itself. Alternatively, you can choose from a traditional English Cream Tea at Harrods, the famous London department store or you can take a flight on the London Eye - both memorable experiences unique to London.


In addition you can enjoy a fantastic cruise down the River Thames, a very popular way to sightsee in London.

Welcome to London Day Tour plus Thames river cruise
Magic of London Day Tour with Prosecco Cream tea at Harrods. Plus Thames river cruise
Total London Day Tour with ride on London Eye Plus Thames river cruise

London tour highlights

  • First group inside St Paul's Cathedral with professional guide and fast-entry ticket

  • Panoramic drive seeing the icons of London; Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, the London Eye and many more

  • Changing of the Guard (subject to availability)

  • Visit the Tower of London and the Crown Jewels

  • Extended and exclusive River Thames boat trip

  • First-class motor coach with free wi-fi and the services of a professional tour guide

  • Cream tea and scones with Prosecco in the Georgian Restaurant at Harrods (Magic of London Tour only)

  • Flight on the London Eye (Total London Tour only)

St Paul's Cathedral London

St Paul's Cathedral

Tour itinerary

St Paul's Cathedral

The morning part of the tour begins with a visit to St Paul’s Cathedral where we enter as their doors open.


We will explore the masterpiece designed by Wren in 1673 with a professional guide, taking time to listen to the 1695 organ that Mendelssohn once played and visit the tombs of Nelson and Wellington.


Please note on Sundays there will be no guiding inside the cathedral due to church services.

St Paul's Cathedral - more details

Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace

Changing of Guard, London

Changing of the Guard

Next a short photo stop outside Westminster Abbey before we head for the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.


If the Changing of the Guard is not taking place due to bad weather you will still take a photo stop at Buckingham Palace.

Free time will be given for lunch and the guide will be happy to recommend places to eat.

Buckingham Palace - more details

The Tower of London

The afternoon part of the tour begins with a visit to the Tower of London.

Tower of London,  London

Tower of London

Arriving at the Tower of London built in 1066 by William the Conqueror, our guide will regale you with fascinating insights into the history of this Royal Palace and fortress.


Ample time will be given to view the Crown Jewels and the White Tower and to wander around this imposing fortress.

Tower of London - more details

Thames River Cruise

Finally we will take a guided private extended boat trip on the River Thames.


Enjoy excellent views of Tower Bridge, The Shard, St Paul's Cathedral, Shakespeare's Globe and of the Houses of Parliament from the river while being entertained by our tour guide.

Thames River Cruise on Sightseeing tour of London

Thames River Cruise

The tour finishes at the Southbank Pier (located near the London Eye).

City Cruises - more details

You now have three options to end your tour...

Your first option is to just leave the tour and do your own thing.

Welcome to London Tour - independent exploration

The tour ends within a short walking distance of many of London's sights. London Dungeon and Sealife Aquarium, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament are just some that may tempt you.


Alternatively you can add on one of two great options in London - a cream tea in the world famous Harrods department store, or a flight on the now classic London Eye!

Magic of London - afternoon cream tea

Enjoy a Premium Cream Tea in the Georgian Restaurant at Harrods. Includes home-baked scones served with clotted cream and preserves, choice of Tea and a flute of Harrods Prosecco. After tea the rest of the afternoon is yours to explore the store.

Total London Tour - ride on the London Eye

Standing at an amazing 135 metres above the centre of London, the London Eye is the world’s highest observation wheel and offers magnificent panoramic views. Your tour will finish at the London Eye afterwards.


The main Victoria departure point

London Cruise Shuttle Bus Q&A Forum

Your tour will begin at Victoria Coach Station at 7.45am, one of the major transport hubs in Central London and very close to Victoria Underground and Railway Station.


If you require more assistance working out your journey, click through on the link below, where we give more detail of how to join the tour at Victoria Coach Station.


How to get to Victoria Coach Station & map with question & answer facility


Prices & tour reservations

Prices displayed on the banner link are a special online discounted price, deep discounted from the price in London.

Major credit and debit cards are accepted. You will be emailed a confirmation with a booking reference after reservation. The booking reference and the name of the person ordering is all that you need to quote when joining the tour. There are no paper tickets.

On the tour detail page loaded from the banner link below, there is a red “Book This Tour” button at the top right of the page, which when selected displays a calendar depicting which dates still have availability. By selecting your required date you start the reservation process.


Welcome to London Day Tour plus Thames river cruise

Magic of London Day Tour with Prosecco Cream tea at Harrods. Plus Thames river cruise

Total London Day Tour with ride on London Eye Plus Thames river cruise


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