Vintage Double Decker Bus Tour & Thames River Cruise
- Discover London on board a classic Routemaster vintage double decker bus
- Cruise down the River Thames
- See the Changing of the Guard
- Go to Westminster Abbey
- Listen to the chimes of Big Ben and see the Houses of Parliament
Continue to see St. Paul’s Cathedral, Sir Christopher Wren’s architectural masterpiece, where Admirals Nelson and Wellington are buried, and Princess Diana and Prince Charles got married. Continue to the Tower of London, built nearly 1,000 years ago during the reign of William the Conqueror.
Home to the Crown Jewels, the Tower is protected by the famous Beefeaters, and the imposing palace has been used as a fortress and a prison throughout its history. Your guide will take you to Traitors Gate, where prisoners entered the Tower for the last time.
Next, take a short trip along the River Thames, passing Shakespeare’s Globe, Cleopatra’s Needle, and London Bridge, before arriving at Westminster Pier. Rejoin the bus and head for Buckingham Palace. Make your way to the perfect spot to watch the world famous Changing of the Guard ceremony as the soldiers, dressed in their fabulous tunics and busbies, march to military music.
- Double-decker Routemaster tour
- Short trip along the River Thames
- Changing of the Guard
- Wheelchair users
Prepare for the activity
The tour departs at Victoria Coach Station, 164 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria (a 5-minute walk from Victoria Train Station) at the following times. Please note that check-in starts 15 minutes before the departure time: Morning Tour - Until 31st March 2019 - Gate 19 - 20 at 7.45 AM. From 1st April 2019 - Gate 19 - 20 at 8.15 AM. Afternoon Tour - Gate 0 at 1.00 PM.Open in Google Maps ⟶
- Comfortable shoes
On rare occasions the open top bus may be changed to a closed top bus.