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48 Hours London Hop-on, Hop-off Tour with Walking Tour and Thames Cruise - Golden Tours

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Key Highlights

  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • View London′s most famous landmarks and attractions
  • FREE walking tour (worth £10) – voucher valid for TWO days
  • Multilingual audio guide in eight languages
  • FREE Boat ride is also included
  • Hop-on, hop-off on open top bus service with over 74 stops
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Hop-on hop-off ticket valid 48hrs. Walking Tour & Cruise vouchers are valid for 48hrs.

    Start time

    First bus departs as follows:
    Essential Tour (Blue Route): 8:00am from Haymarket, Tourist stop, outside No 11; every 30 minutes
    Classic Tour (Red Route): 7:50am from Park Lane, N/B, Tourist stop, Queen Elizabeth Gate; every 10-20 minutes
    Grand Tour (Orange Route): 7:50am from Park Lane, N/B, Tourist stop, Queen Elizabeth Gate; every 15-20 minutes
    Pick-up Service (Yellow Route): Yellow Route every morning courtesy pick-up every 20-30 minutes from 7:17am.

    Last departure:
    Essential Tour (Blue Route): 4:30pm from Victoria stop 1
    Classic Tour (Red Route): 5:30pm from Piccadilly, opp. Hard Rock Café stop 7 (5:00pm in winter)
    Grand Tour (Orange Route): 4:00pm from opp. Lambeth Palace stop 47

    Meeting Point

    Please redeem your booking voucher at one of the following Golden Tours Visitor Centres:
    Golden Tours Visitor Centre Victoria (London, UK): 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH. Opening Times: Monday to Sunday – 7:00am to 8:00pm
    Golden Tours Visitor Centre Kensington (London, UK): 156 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4EF. Opening Times: Monday to Sunday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Golden Tours Visitor Centre Leicester Square (London, UK): 11a Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP. Opening Times: Monday to Saturday – 9:30am to 7:00pm / Sunday – 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Golden Tours Visitor Centre Paddington (London, UK): 145 Praed Street, Paddington W2 1RL. Opening Times: Monday to Sunday – 8:00am to 6:00pm
    Golden Tours Visitor Centre Waterloo: Unit 31, Elizabeth House, York Road, London, SE1 7NJ. Opening Times: Monday to Sunday – 8:00am to 6:00pm

    Ending Point

    You can end the hop-on, hop-off tour at any of the stops.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    London is one of the world’s most vibrant cities. And this fun, flexible hop-on hop-off bus ticket with added extras is the perfect introduction to the UK’s historic capital.

    Valid for 48 hours, your ticket gives you access to a city-wide bus route that takes you past all the key attractions such Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and Tower Bridge. More than 90 well-placed stops provide easy access to all the most important and interesting landmarks while a multi-lingual audio-guide tells you fascinating facts about the things you see.

    You can jump on and off the bus just as you like to see the sights, have a meal or go shopping. And that’s not all! The bus ticket includes two great bonuses – the chance not only to take a free walking tour but also to enjoy a free Thames River Boat Ride.

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    Itinerary

    Enjoy an unforgettable day out in the UK capital with the 48-Hour London Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with 6 Options. See all the famous London landmarks in ease and comfort and jump on and off the bus at will to explore the places that interest you most. Your bus ticket also entitles you to two exciting bonuses – a free walking tour and a free Thames River Boat Ride.

    Your ticket gives you access to 3 routes and 1 feeder route on the Golden Tours London Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour, which are as follows:

    Blue Route:
    Highlights along this route include Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square, St Pauls Cathedral, Tower of London, London Eye, Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Palace, Houses of Parliament and Westminster Cathedral.

    Red Route:
    Highlights include Kensington Museums Marble Arch, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, St Pauls Cathedral, Tower of London, London Eye, Piccadilly Circus and Green Park.

    Orange Route:
    The highlights along this route are Buckingham Palace, Marble Arch, Paddington, Madame Tussauds, Kings Cross/St Pancras International, Russell Square, Holborn, St Pauls Cathedral, Tower of London, London Eye, and Lambeth Palace.

    Yellow Route – Feeder service:
    This route covers Bayswater Road, Notting Hill and Holland Park, offering pick up from many of London hotels.

    Free Walking Tour - Special Bonus: Your generous bus tour package also includes the chance to find out more about London on a walking tour. There are two great options and these are listed below. Choose the one which appeals to you most.

    The Royal Wedding Walking Tour: Follow in the footsteps of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.

    The Beatles London Walking Tour: Take in the places where the Beatles worked and played in London.

    Whichever option you choose, the walk is sure to be a memorable experience! Your walking ticket voucher is valid for 2 days.

    Free River Boat Ride: The bus tour package also includes an enthralling River Thames boat ride which lets you enjoy unique sweeping perspectives over London’s attractions and landmarks.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • 48-hour London hop-on hop-off ticket
    • Free Walking Tour
    • Free Thames River Boat Ride
    • Live English or multilingual audio guide available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese & Russian

    Exclusions

    • Entrances to attractions, unless specified
    • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

    While every effort is made to ensure a smooth and frequent service there may be delays and route alternations due to traffic and road enclosures.

    Timings are subject to change.

    Your walking tour and boat ride vouchers are valid for 2 days, so you can take Hop-on, Hop-off tour on one day and river cruise or walking tour the day after.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

  • reviews
    • Incredible way to see the city. Fabulous...

      Erika Vogel, United States, 20/Jul/2017
    • Excellent!

      The buses were always on time. It was easy to plan our trip around London because of this. Thank you!...

      Melissa Morales, United States, 01/Jul/2017
    • fabulous! great value for money the best way to see London!

      I took my daughter it was fantastic she loved it we both did!...

      Mrs Tracy McPherson, United Kingdom, 22/Aug/2015
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