Tower of London, Changing of the Guard Tour and Thames Cruise

Cultural & Theme Tours in The United Kingdom

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See the best that England’s capital has to offer on a full-day city tour of London! Explore St Paul’s Cathedral with a guide, then make a photo stop at Westminster Abbey. Watch the must-see Changing of the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace and have some free time for lunch around the UNESCO-listed Tower of London. Finish up with a sightseeing cruise down the River Thames. If you want to see even more, upgrade to one of two activities: a cream tea at Harrods restaurant or a London Eye flight.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tower of London, London, EnglandVisit Tower of London and see the famous Crown JewelsDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Buckingham Palace, London, EnglandTake a photo stop outside Buckingham Palace and witness the changing of the guardDuration: 40 minutesPass By: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London, EnglandEnjoy the view from the riverStop At: St. Paul's Cathedral, London, EnglandFirst group to enter this magnificent cathedral rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren after the great Fire of 1666.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Changing of the Guard, London, EnglandSee the changing of the GuardDuration: 40 minutesStop At: Thames River, London, EnglandEnjoy the leisure cruise on river ThamesDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Coca-Cola London Eye, London, EnglandEnjoy the ride on London Eye (if London Eye upgrade option is selected)Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Premium Tours - London Tours, London, EnglandTour operated by Premium Tours Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Westminster Abbey, London, EnglandTake a photo stop outside Westminster abbeyDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Houses of Parliament, London, EnglandShort walking tour of Parliament SquareDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Trafalgar Square, London, EnglandDrive through Trafalgar SquarePass By: Royal Courts of Justice, London, EnglandDrive past Royal Courts of Justice Pass By: London Bridge, London, EnglandSee London Bridge from the riverPass By: Tower Bridge, London, EnglandBuilt in 1894. The bridge crosses the River Thames close to the Tower of London and has become an iconic symbol of London. You will enjoy the view from under the bridge!Pass By: The View from The Shard, London, EnglandEnjoy the view from the river

What’s included

  • Tours of the Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral
  • Changing of the Guard ceremony (selected dates only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Cream Tea with a glass of Sparkling Wine at Harrods restaurant or London Eye standard flights (if upgrade option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Tower of London
  • Entry/Admission - St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Thames River
  • Entry/Admission - Coca-Cola London Eye
  • Entry/Admission - Premium Tours - London Tours

What’s not included

  • Hotel drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Entry/Admission - Buckingham Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Westminster Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Houses of Parliament


  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water