Classic Tour of London
Classic Tour of London
The Classic Day of London is the perfect way to be introduced to England’s capital. The tour includes a day with a professional driver/guide and a day tour with a guide using different modes of transport. We want you to experience the best of both!
Tour inside Westminster Abbey, Tower of London & Crown Jewels, St Paul’s Cathedral, British Museum and take a spin on the London Eye.
Panoramic touring includes all major sights, along with Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, HMS Belfast and Tower Bridge.
Your guide will be able to help you plan how best to spend the rest of your vacation in London.
Your Tour Details
First Day (Driver/Guide Service)
Your personal driver/guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel at 9.00 am. This is the perfect opportunity to discuss any changes you might like to make to your tour. Any tour itinerary we suggest is flexible and can be altered to suit your individual requirements, even on the day.
Take a flight on the London Eye, the tallest observations wheel in Europe. See all the important historical and modern sights from the capsule.
Privately tour inside St Paul’s Cathedral and see the beautiful interior of the dome, one of the largest in the world. If you are feeling energetic, climb the 533 steps to the top of the dome for incredible views of London.
See the highlights of the British Museum, including the Elgin Marbles, the mummies of ancient Egypt, the Rosetta Stone, the key to the mysterious hieroglyphs, Anglo-Saxon treasures and also Greek and Roman artefacts. Your guide can tailor a tour of the museum that will focus on your interests.
Sightseeing tour en-route: Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Harrods, Tower Bridge, London Eye, Kensington Palace, Shakespeare’s Globe, Covent Garden, HMS Belfast, royal parks and hidden streets and squares not normally seen on standard tours.
Second Day (Guide-Only Service)
Boats, buses, taxi and tubes…and your own two feet! Explore the city like a real Londoner with an expert tour guide by your side. Your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel at 9.00 am and conduct the tour using different modes of transport.
Enjoy a private tour inside Westminster Abbey, famous for the coronations and royal weddings. The abbey is one of London’s most impressive buildings architecturally, with its breathtaking chapels and monuments.
Stop by Buckingham Palace and see the magnificent residential home of the Royal Family. See the palace balcony where Prince William famously kissed his new wife, Catherine in 2011. Watch Changing of the Guard, subject to army schedule.
See views of Big Ben and Houses of Parliament, then travel on the Thames River Cruise to see panoramic views of London, before arriving at Tower Pier.
Tour Tower of London, an ancient royal palace and castle. Individuals of significance were detained inside the Tower of London, including Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell, Princess Elizabeth and Guy Fawkes. See the Execution Site and meet the residential ravens which ‘patrol’ the grounds.
See the collection of Crown Jewels on display inside the Tower of London, including the Imperial State Crown. Also on display is the Sovereign’s Sceptre with Cross, which contains the Cullinan diamond at 530.2 carat, also known as the Great Star of Africa.
VW & Mercedes-Benz passenger vans
Our range of passenger vans are suitable to fulfil a number of different roles, depending on the number of people travelling, the amount of luggage and the length of the journey. Our Mercedes vans have 7 passenger seats, plenty of head and leg room. Our VW vans have more space and more luggage capacity and therefore are ideal for extended touring with groups up to 7 people. Luggage capacity: 8 medium suit cases plus 2/3 small carry-ons OR 5 large suit cases plus 2/3 carry-ons.
BMW Grand Tourer
This vehicle is super comfortable for 2 people, touring the countryside on an extended tour or day trip is a breeze. This Grand Tourer has a long wheel base, which means more leg room than your average sedan, higher seating position making getting in out of the car easier. Another nice feature is a full panoramic roof This BMW also has a smooth and quiet ECO engine and a certain amount of style too! Luggage capacity: 2 medium cases plus 2 handbag sized pieces of luggage.
Our luxury motor coaches can cater for every group size from 21 to 49 passengers. All of our luxury coaches are air-conditioned, have radio/pa systems and are fitted with seat belts. Some have a refrigerator, monitors and washroom facilities. Luggage capacity varies.
Our new SUVs are perfect for city and countryside touring. Panoramic roof, large seats and easy access are all key features of our fleet. This vehicle is ideal for long distance touring, especially when including Britain’s National Parks. This vehicle makes easy work of mountain passes, country lanes along with being supremely comfortable. Luggage capacity: 2 medium cases plus 2 small carry-ons.
This vehicle is ideal for small corporate groups or large families. Large windows, cool boxes and quiet modern engines will enhance the touring experience. These vehicles have 15 passenger seats and rear area with tables. Luggage capacity: 15 medium bags plus carry-ons.
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About Luxury Vacations UK
Since 2002, we have created British travel experiences for individuals, families, groups and corporations. Driver-Guided Tours, Chauffeur-Driven Transfers and Behind-the-Scenes Tours, Unique Accommodation, Customised Group Programmes and VIP Experiences, Premium Tickets to Theatres, Sporting and Cultural Events
And why we do it!
Our aim is always to be an ‘upgrade’ to anything else available, but without going ‘over the top’ with our prices. We started our business by offering simple day tours and deliver them well. It was not long before our clients were asking us to include more services and events – this we took as a compliment and felt it showed they trusted us and had confidence that we would deliver to a high standard, without the fuss.