Original London Sightseeing Tour
Original London Sightseeing Tour

Original London Sightseeing Tour Tickets

Multiple Central London Locations
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    Welcome to London! With over 80 stops, 3 main sightseeing routes and countless photo opportunities, The Original Tour really is the finest way to see London and her landmarks. Sit back, relax and take in the sights, sounds and iconic views of the city, both ancient and modern.

    One fantastic value 24 hour Hop-on Hop-off ticket offers a truly comprehensive sightseeing experience: on foot, by boat and on board a marvellous fleet of London’s famous red open-top buses. From historic sites and attractions, to some of the most famous views in the world, let The Original Tour take you where you want to go.

    - Tickets valid 24-hours
    - Three superb tour routes
    - Hop-on & hop-off ticket covers all tours
    - LIVE guided & multi-lingual commentaries
    - FREE Walking Tours^
    - FREE Hop-on Hop-off Thames River Cruise pass with City Cruises
    - FREE Kids' Club & activity pack
    - Superb modern open-top bus fleet
    - Convenient central London Visitor Centre

    ^Free Walking Tours from The Original London Visitor Centre at Trafalgar Square: 10:30am Changing of the Guard, 1:00pm Rock n Roll Walk.
    ^Free Walking Tour from The Original Tour stop at the Tower of London on Tower Hill: 3:30pm Jack the Ripper.

    The Original London Sightseeing Tour service operates between 8:30am and 5:00pm every 15-20 minutes in Winter with more frequestn and later departures in Summer.

    Kids Club

    The ORIGINAL TOUR is the only tour operator to offer commentaries specially designed for children. History made fun - for kids, by kids ... plus the voice of the ghost of London! Every child also gets a 'passport' to London and a fantastic free fun pack with activity/quiz book, available from the Visitor Centre and main departure points. Look out for the great Kids' Club competition. The Kids Club Channel is available on the red route & blue route.


    "...another childhood fantasy fulfilled - that education can actually be fun" - The Times (London) 

     

    Meet Jack and Lucy as they discover all the magical stories that London has to offer. Members of the Kids club will receive their own free activity pack and a Passport to London. Don't forget to get your passport officially stamped before you board the bus!


     

    Routes

    The Original Tour: Yellow Route

    Hop-on and off our tours at your leisure exploring London's sights in safety and comfort. Get the most out of your visit with a fun & informative English guided commentary provided by our professional tour hosts.

     

    The route takes in London's most famous sights; including Buckingham Palace, Big Ben & the Houses of Parliament, Downing Street, The London Dungeon, Tower Bridge and The Tower of London.

    Commentary - English Live Guided

    Bus Times - The Original Tour (Yellow Route) departs every 20 minutes from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (More frequently & later during the Summer months).

    Tour Duration: 2 hours 15 mins

    Departure Points - We recommend you join this tour from our Visitor Centre or Piccadilly Circus / Coventry Street.



    Calling at:

    Piccadilly Circus Buckingham Palace &
    the Changing of the Guard
    Downing Street Southwark Cathedral
    Statue of Eros St. James's Park Horse Guards' Parade London Dungeon
    The National Gallery Westminster Abbey St. Martin-in-the-Fields HMS Belfast
    Nelson's Column Big Ben & Parliament Covent Garden Tower Bridge
    Trafalgar Square Lambeth Palace Fleet Street Tower of London
    St. James's Palace The London Eye St. Paul's Cathedral Shakespeare's Globe
    Ritz Hotel London Aquarium Bank of England Museum Tate Modern
    Hyde Park Westminster Pier Monument Speakers' Corner
    Wellington Museum  London Bridge  



    The City Sightseeing Tour: Red Route

    Our City Sightseeing route takes in all of London's landmark attractions and offers entertaining, multi-lingual commentaries. Children can also enjoy our superb Kids' Channel on the Red Route.

    The route takes in the capital's most famous sights including Buckingham Palace, Big Ben & the Houses of Parliament, Downing Street, Madame Tussauds, The London Dungeon, Tower Bridge and The Tower of London.

    Commentary - Digitally Recorded Multi-Lingual in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, Japanese, Mandarin & Kids' Channel. Remember to collect your earphones from the driver when boarding this tour.

    Bus Times - The City Sightseeing Tour (Red Route) departs every 20 minutes from 8:30 am to 4:50 pm (More frequently & later during the Summer months).

    Tour Duration: 2 hours 15 mins

    Departure Points - We recommend you join this tour from Victoria or our Visitor Centre.



    Calling at:

    Victoria The National Gallery Fleet Street Lambeth Palace
    Wellington Museum Nelson's Column St. Paul's Cathedral Buckingham Palace
    Hyde Park Trafalgar Square Monument  
    Speakers' Corner Horse Guards' Parade London Bridge  
    Madame Tussauds Downing Street HMS Belfast  
    Regent's Park Big Ben & Parliament Tower Bridge  
    Oxford Street The London Eye Tower of London  
    Regent Street London Aquarium Shakespeare's Globe  
    Piccadilly Circus/Eros Statue Imax Cinema Tate Modern  
    Leicester Square Covent Garden Westminster Pier



    The Museum Tour: Blue Route

    In addition to the two main tour routes, guests can enjoy the delights of London's top museum & shopping districts relayed through the superb digital commentary, including the special children's channel.

    Enjoy the many attractions, shops and museums along the Blue route which runs from the British Museum down to Kensington and Knightsbridge for Kensington Palace, Harrods, the V&A, Natural History and Science Museums, whilst listening to an informative and entertaining commentary.

    Commentary - Digitally Recorded Multi-Lingual in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, German, Japanese, Mandarin & Kids' Channel. Remember to collect your earphones from the driver when boarding this tour.

    Bus Times - The Museum Tour runs between 8:30 am and 5:15 pm every 20 minutes and links directly into their other tour routes (More frequently & later during the Summer months).

    Tour Duration: 2 hours 15 mins

    Departure Points - We recommend you join this tour from Kensington Palace Gardens or Russell Square / Woburn Place.



    Calling at:

    Kensington Palace Royal Academy of Arts    
    Baden Powell House Ritz Hotel    
    Natural History Museum Piccadilly Circus    
    Science Museum Statue of Eros    
    Geology Museum Russell Square    
    Brompton Oratory British Museum    
    Harrods Wellington Museum    
    Harvey Nichols Royal Albert Memorial    
    Hyde Park Corner Royal Albert Hall    
    Hyde Park  
  • Multiple Central London Locations

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