London Self-Guided Tour, Thames Cruise from Paris by Train

Cultural & Theme Tours in Paris
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Tour description

Pop over to London in just two hours and fifteen minutes on the high-speed Eurostar train from Gare du Nord station in central Paris. Travel in comfort and arrive with a full day to explore the British capital. And boy is there a lot to explore! Big Ben (the name of the bell, not the tower!) and the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and its famous Beefeaters ,ravens & Westminster Abbey (venue for Royal wedding & the Queen’s Coronation) for starters. Catch the best of the city on your hop-on hop-off double-decker bus tour, from your Thames River Cruise and on your choice of two walking tours. Visit a museum (many in London are free!), feed squirrels and ducks in a park, take afternoon tea in a cozy tea room or grab fish ‘n’ chips and a pint in a traditional pub! Not to mention shopping! At the end of the day, hop on your Eurostar to cross the Channel back to Paris

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Gare du Nord, Paris, Ile-de-FranceMeet our representative at Gare du Nord: on the mezzanine ( top of the escalator leading to the Eurostar). Your journey will then start when getting your return train ticket and all details to plan your day in London.Remember to set your watch to UK time. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: St. Pancras International Station, London, EnglandOnce in London, you will be greeted at the exit of the “Eurostar arrivals” area by a Golden Tour' s host and hand you your ticket for the Hop-on Hop-off bus tour and Thames River Cruise . You will then be taken to the closest Hop on Hop off stop. This is when you start enjoying the sightseeing tours of the City.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Westminster Abbey, London, EnglandFrom there, London is your oyster! Climb aboard an open-topped double-decker bus (see the bus route in ‘Additional Info’ below), the ideal way to see the city’s sights, and learn about its centuries of history with the multi-language audio commentary.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Big Ben, London, EnglandTurn it into a treasure hunt with your free augmented reality app. Hop on and off the bus at any stop along the way to take a closer look at Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and London’s many other landmarks. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Thames River, London, EnglandGet off the bus at one of several stops by the Thames to board your river cruise and view London from another perspective. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Changing of the Guard, London, EnglandFancy a walking tour? Opt for the Royal Walking Tour including the Changing of the Guards if you’re a fan of Her Majesty,or The Beatles London Walking Tour if The Fab Four’s more your cup of tea. Prefer to plan your own itinerary?Duration: 1 hourStop At: St. Pancras International Station, London, EnglandOne for serendipitous discoveries? Make your eight hours in London your own. When it’s time to head back, make your way to St. Pancras station (be sure to leave enough time) for your return Eurostar trip to Paris, with your phone full of snapshots, your head full of memories and your bag full of souvenirs! Duration: 45 minutesPass By: Gare du Nord, Paris, Ile-de-FranceReturn back in Paris on the evening with plenty memories. Remember to set back to the correct french time!

What's included

  • Meet-and-greet at St Pancras station in London
  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour in London
  • The Royal Walking Tour
  • Augmented reality treasure hunt app
  • Audio-guide commentary available in 11 languages on Hop on Hop off bus
  • Thames River Cruise ( No commentary)
  • Entry/Admission - Gare du Nord
  • Entry/Admission - St. Pancras International Station
  • Entry/Admission - Westminster Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Big Ben
  • Entry/Admission - Thames River
  • Entry/Admission - St. Pancras International Station

What's not included

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


  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Rail Tour
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences