London Time-Travelling Tour by Vintage Routemaster Bus

Tours & Sightseeing in London

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Travel through London’s past, present and future on this entertaining tour of the British capital by vintage bus. Sitting comfortably aboard a tricked-out Routemaster, see top sights such as Big Ben, Downing Street, Tower Bridge and Westminster Abbey. Along the way, be entertained by your expert guide, the eccentric Professor Quantum, whose time traveling tales and fascinating commentary will reveal a new side to the historical city.
Make your own way to the prearranged meeting point near Trafalgar Square in central London. Greet your guide, the eccentric Professor Quantum, then climb aboard a classic 1960s Routemaster bus, kitted out (British slang for customized) with time-bending gadgets and mind-boggling devices.Get comfortable inside the lower deck or find a seat on the top deck, then feel the rumble of the engine and prepare to travel back in time on an entertaining tour of historical London.Pass by premier sights including the magnificent Neo-Gothic Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married. Then continue on to Whitehall, the center of the British Government. Pass by Downing Street, home to the British Prime Minister, and catch a glimpse of the Horse Guards Parade.Next, marvel at St Paul’s Cathedral, one of the city’s most iconic buildings, and be awed by the monumental Tower of London and Tower Bridge, as well as the more modern sights around the London Bridge area.As your bus makes its way through the capital’s streets, listen to the professor recount tales of his experiences from the past, present and future, as well as the history behind the sights you see. You’ll also have the opportunity to make contact with famous figures from by-gone times through a fully functioning time phone.After around an hour, your tour concludes at the original start point.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Transport by Routemaster

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


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  • Informative, friendly and professional guide