DAYS OF OPERATION
- Panoramic tour of London
- See the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace
- Exclusive visit to the Household Cavalry Museum
- Visit Covent Garden and lunch at a traditional English pub
- Entry to Tower of London with exclusive Beefeater tour experience
- See the famous Crown Jewels
- Entry to St. Paul’s Cathedral with special access to the Quire
- Thames River cruise
- Spectacular flight on the London Eye
- This tour starts at 8:45am and finishes at approximately 7:00pm
1) London Panoramic Tour and Westminster Abbey
A whistle stop tour of London’s famous monuments, marvel at the history of London’s modern masterpieces from the comfort of your seat! Have your cameras ready for our photo stop at the spectacular Westminster Abbey.
2) Household Cavalry Museum
Meet an official Household Guards trooper and have your burning questions answered! Try on their official uniform and be photographed as a trooper! Our exclusive behind the scenes tour of the museum is an opportunity not to be missed!
3) Buckingham Palace and Changing of the Guard
A mass of red tunics, bearskins and Buckingham Palace - an unforgettable experience! Observe the Queen’s Foot Guard in their regal uniforms march alongside the military band to the Palace and witness the famous ceremony that is the Changing of the Guard.
4) Lunch in Covent Garden
Tantalise your taste buds at a traditional English Pub within the vibrant Italian piazza of Covent Garden and time permitting; enjoy the boutiques and street entertainers which litter its cobbled streets.
5) St. Paul’s Cathedral and City of London
A guaranteed treat for historians! Uncover the history of our capital city, from the Great Fire in 1666 to the Blitz of 1940-1, take in the Bank of England as well as the residence of the Lord Mayor at Mansion House in the financial district. Visit the iconic London landmark of St. Paul’s Cathedral, completed in 1708 and witness Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece.
6) St Paul's Cathedral - Entry to ‘The Quire’
Exclusively available to Golden Tours clients and not normally open to the public, enter the Quire and marvel at the beautiful mosaics contained within its walls. *On Sundays due to church services, there is no guiding inside the cathedral.
7) The Tower of London & Crown Jewels
During its 1000-year history this impressive fortress has been a Royal Palace, prison, mint and even a zoo! Be dazzled by the Cullinan diamonds and the spectacular Kohi-i-Noor at the Crown Jewels. Commemorating the 500th anniversary of King Henry VIII’s accession to the throne, the Tower of London will unveil the exquisite exhibition of ‘Dressed to Kill’, featuring armoury and weapons.
8) Attack The Tower - ‘Join a Beefeater on Tour’
Go behind the scenes with a Beefeater (Yeoman Warden). This unique guided tour experience reveals the fascinating history of the Tower of London. Discover how the Tower was attacked by the peasants’ revolt in 1381. Wander around the fortress’s moat and be seduced by this magical landmark. (Mobility/Weather restrictions apply)
9) River Thames Cruise
Take to the water on a luxury river cruise and enjoy a panoramic tour of the array of attractions which encompass London.
10) London Eye Flight
End your day in style! Take to the skies on a London Eye flight and enjoy breathtaking views of London in the luxury of your glass capsule.
Sundays in London
Please note that due to services being held at St. Paul's Cathedral there is no access to the Quire. Meeting the Trooper at the Household Cavalry Museum is subject to Guard Change.