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London Hop On Hop Off Tour including River Cruise and Walking Tours - The Original London Sightseeing Tour

US$ 47.19 Price per person from View price guide

Highlights

  • The Hop-On, Hop-Off tour allows you to plan your perfect London Sightseeing itinerary
  • Save on tubes and taxis! The Original London Sightseeing Tour is a great way to get from one London attraction to another
  • The tour has 3 routes and you can hop on and off as often as you like
  • Also included are a range of walking tours and a Thames river cruise

Overview

The ever-popular London Hop-on, Hop-off tour allows you to see the sites of this wonderful city at your own pace and create your perfect London sightseeing itinerary.

Conducted on an open-topped double-decker bus, the London Hop-on, Hop-off tour, operated by the Original London Sightseeing Company, has 3 routes and more than 60 stops meaning that all the best loved London attractions are covered by the tour. Frequent departures every 20 minutes mean that your precious London sightseeing time is not wasted waiting hours for buses.

Live commentary is offered in English, audio commentary is offered in a further 6 languages via headsets as is a special commentary for children.

What’s more the London Hop-On, Hop-Off tour also includes a Thames River Cruise and you have the opportunity to join a range of organised walking tours.

Download the tour route map

Itinerary

On this Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own London sightseeing itinerary. This hop-on hop-off tour bus takes three main tour routes.

The Original Tour (Yellow Route):
On this route there is live English commentary and audio commentary in a further 6 languages, a complete loop takes approximately 2 hours 15 minutes. Highlights of this route include Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace.

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

The City Sightseeing Tour (Red Route):
On this route digitally recorded commentary delivered via personal earphones in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Russian, a complete loop takes 2 hour 15 minutes.

The stops on this route are:
Victoria, Wellington Museum, Hyde Park, Speakers' Corner, Madame Tussauds, Regent's Park, Oxford Street, Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus, Statue of Eros, Leicester Square, The National Gallery, Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square, Horse Guards' Parad, Downing Street, Big Ben & Parliament, The London Eye, London Aquarium, South Bank Arts Centre, Covent Garden, Fleet Street, St Paul's Cathedral, Monument, London Bridge, London Dungeon, HMS Belfast, Tower Bridge, The Tower of London, Shakespeare's Globe, Tate Modern, Sherlock Holmes Pub, Westminster Pier, Lambeth Palace, Buckingham Palace.

The Museum Tour (Blue Route):
On this route digitally recorded commentary delivered via personal earphones in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Russian, a complete loop takes 2 hour 15 minutes. The Blue Route links the centre of London with the museums; most of which are located slightly to the west of the city centre. This route has stops for the Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and much more!

The stops on this route are:
Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, Baden-Powell House, Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, Brompton Oratory, Harrods, Knightsbridge, Harvey Nichols, Hyde Park, Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly, Hard Rock Cafe, Green Park, Ritz Hotel, Royal Academy of Arts, Fortnum & Mason, Piccadilly Circus, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, Statue of Eros, Leicester Square, Russell Square, British Museum, Wellington Museum, Princess Diana Memorial Fountain, Royal Albert Hall, Albert Memorial, Kensington High Street.

Included Walking Tours:
Your ticket entitles you to join one of these wonderful London walking tours.

Changing of the Guard Walk: See St James Palace, St James Park and arrive at Buckingham Palace in time to see the Changing of the Guard.
Departs daily at 1000h (10:00am) from the Original London Visitor Centre, Trafalgar Square

London Legends: Take a reverent look at places in London that have impacted world history, from where the Beatles were nearly arrested to where tickets for the Titanic were sold.
Departs daily at 1300h (1:00pm) from the Original London Visitor Centre, Trafalgar Square

Jack The Ripper Walk: A must do in London! Follow the trail of fear left by history’s most intriguing serial killer!
Departs daily at 1530h (3:30pm) from the Tower of London stop.

All walking tours last approximately 90 minutes.

Included River Cruise:
The Original Tour is delighted to offer all customers a FREE cruise pass on the River Thames through London.Simply collect your free pass from a member of The Original Tour staff. On arriving at the pier of your choice go directly to the boat and present the pass to City Cruises staff, then hop-on and hop-off the cruise as you please. Passes are collected by the City Cruises staff on the outward journey, so for subsequent journeys you will need to show a valid Original Tour bus ticket. Cruises depart from Westminster Pier (Big Ben) and the Tower (of London) Pier. The hop-on, hop-off passes are valid within the same 24 hours as your bus ticket.

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Reviews

We did this tour because my partner had never been to London & I thought this would give him a snapshot perspective. It did that from the advantage of the top level of the bus,... M E ROBINSON BRAND

We used the hop-on hop-off bus tour for one day while in London, UK. It was well organized logistically, fun to ride because of the available audio guide system for each seat,... Lin J lee

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Your pass is valid for 24 hours from first use

Start time

Bus times:
The Original Tour (Yellow Route): from 8:30am to 4:30pm with a frequency of every 20 minutes.
The City Sightseeing Tour (Red Route): from 8:30am to 4:50pm with a frequency of every 20 minutes.
The Museum Tour (Blue Route): from 8:30am to 5:15pm with a frequency of every 20 minutes.
Duration: Your pass is valid for 24 hours from first use
Full Loop: 130 mins

Meeting point

You may board the bus at any of the stops once the ticket is validated at the Original London Visitor Centre, Trafalgar Square.

Ending point

You may end your tour at any of the stops

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Inclusions

  • 24 hour pass for the London Hop-On, Hop-Off tour operated by the Original London Sightseeing Tour
  • Pass includes a ticket for a Thames Cruise and you may join range of organised walking tours (One of 3 themed walking tours)
  • Live Guide (English speaking) (Yellow Route)
  • Digitally Recorded Multi-Lingual in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, German, Japanese (Red Route and Blue Route)
  • Special Commentary for kids (Red Route)

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off

Please note

E-Tickets (voucher) must be validated at the Original London Visitor Centre, Trafalgar Square before taking the tour.

This tour is operated by the Original London Sightseeing Tour

The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.

The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

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Additional info

  • Children aged 4 and under travel free and do not need a voucher, therefore you do not need to make a booking for such children.
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  • 4.5Reviews (187)
  • "Good routes to enable overview of London. Cruise was very worthwhile" We did this tour because my partner had never been to London & I thought this would give him a snapshot perspective. It did that from the advantage of the top level of the bus,...
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