Royal London Sightseeing Tour with Changing of the Guard Ceremony

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Royal London Sightseeing Tour with Changing of the Guard Ceremony information and booking

from
$54
Duration
3 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Tour departs from Victoria Coach Station. Hotel pickup available from selected located London hotels.
Returns to
The tour concludes at Trafalgar Square approximately 12:15pm.
Time of departure
8:45am
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Tour description provided by Viator

This Royal Tour of London takes in many of the royal highlights of London, including Westminster Abbey where Prince William and Kate Middleton, where married on April 29, 2011. You will also see Kensington Palace, where Diana, Princess of Wales, lived. Finally, you will experience the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace, then spend the afternoon exploring London at your leisure.

Your morning tour of London begins with a panoramic drive up to Kensington Palace, once home to Princess Diana. Pop in your state-of-the-art Vox headphones  as your tour starts and listen to your guide talking clearly about each site. Nearby you will see the stunning Royal Albert Hall - where famous London concerts are hosted, and the historic Albert Memorial.

Continue through London to Trafalgar Square, passing Whitehall and the Prime Minister’s residence on Downing Street. On arrival at Parliament Square you’ll see more top London attractions including the Big Ben clock, the Houses of Parliament and the magnificent Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Your morning tour will then head to St. James’ Park and Buckingham Palace to see the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony. Accompanied by a military band, soldiers from the Queen’s Foot Guard march to Buckingham Palace in their familiar red tunics and bearskin hats. This the oldest ceremony linked to Buckingham Palace, and it is truly representative of the colorful pomp and ceremony that make the British Royal Family so fascinating..

Your tour finishes in Trafalgar Square, conveniently located in the heart of central London so you can continue your afternoon sightseeing independently.

What's included

  • Hotel pick up
  • Changing of the guard at buckingham palace
  • Panoramic tour of london, including parliament square, big ben and westminster abbey
  • Blue badge guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach (maximum 50 people)

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop off