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LONDON CITY BREAK


From USD 630 * | from £ 459.9*

per person sharing

Enjoy a 4 night break in London

 

Day 1 
London Heathrow Airport - Hotel in City Center (London)
Transfer from London Heathrow Airport to hotel.Half Day free time in London (No services Included) (London)
There is no service included, you may spend time, as per your interests.

Day 2 
The Original Hop on Hop off London Tour (London)


Highlights:

Flexibility to explore London at your own pace
Three Sightseeing Bus Tour Routes
Free Hop-on Hop-off Thames River Cruise Pass
Three Free Walking Tours
Free Kids Pack for guests aged 5-12 years
Live commentary in English and audio guides in choice of 11 languages, plus Kids Club’ commentary


The Original London Sightseeing Tour provides more than just a great way to travel around London. Founded in 1951 it has now become established as the essential introduction to London. It is the only sightseeing tour to offer you total choice and flexibility. The Hop-on Hop-off service allows you to board any of our tour routes at over 90 different stops with a commentary in English or a wide choice of other languages. Our Kids' Club provides an educational but fun alternative for 5-12 year olds. Our services are frequent and reliable with tours running daily, every 15-20 minutes. The Original Tour allows you to experience all the magical sights and sounds of London in a comfortable and secure environment.

Recommended Start Points: Piccadilly Circus (Coventry Street), Victoria (Grosvenor Gardens), Russell Square (Woburn Place), Marble Arch (subway Exit 3) and Original London Visitor Centre (17-19 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 5BL).

The Yellow Route provides commentaries in English.

The Blue, Orange and Yellow Routes provide digitally-recorded commentary in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, Mandarin, Arabic & Brazilian Portuguese.

The Original Tour also offers a unique Kids’ Club commentary channel on its Yellow, Orange and Blue Routes.

The Original Tour’s guided walking tours offer English commentary.

FREE Thames 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. Cruises depart from Westminster Pier (Big Ben) and the Tower (of London) Pier.

FREE Walking Tours:
The Original Tour also operates three different walking tours, included with your ticket. Explore London by foot with the Changing of the Guard, Rock n Roll and Jack the Ripper walking tours.

The personal recorded commentary tells you all about London and its tourist attractions in your choice of 11 languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Chinese (Mandarin) and Arabic. Complimentary earphones are provided.

Day 3 
Half Day Harry Potter Film Locations walking Tour ( London )


Highlights:

Visit the real-life locations that provided the inspiration for some of the most iconic locations in the wizarding world of the Harry Potter film series. Follow in the footsteps of the world’s most famous wizard on this enchanting half-day, Harry Potter-themed walking tour of London. Visit exciting locations from the film series and discover the inspiration behind the sites, as our expert guide brings the magic to life.
Half-day Harry Potter-themed walking tour of London
Discover up to 18 real-life film locations featured in the famous Harry Potter films
Expert tour guide
Take a photo at Platform 9 ¾ at King's Cross Station
VOX audio headset - never miss a word of your guide's live commentary
Full Description
Uncover many of the real-life locations that inspired some of the most iconic locations in the Harry Potter film series. With an itinerary that will see you visiting up to 18 of the real-life film locations, this promises to be a spellbinding experience for intrepid Potter fans.

You'll pass Westminster Tube Station, as seen in The Order of the Phoenix, used by Harry and Mr. Weasley on their way to the Ministry of Magic. On the corner of Great Scotland Yard, you'll discover the exteriors used for the Ministry of Magic during filming for the Polyjuice potion scenes in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, as well as the location of the red telephone box used to enter the ministry.

You'll also have the chance to stand on the very spot where the Death Eaters and Fenrir Greyback destroyed the famous Millennium Bridge, and also visit Trafalgar Square, where the Death Eaters again wreaked further havoc on London in the opening scenes of The Half-Blood Prince.

Our next stop sees us visit the real-life locations that inspired Diagon Alley, including Godwin's Court, a narrow alley featuring rows of 17th-century terraced houses, and Cecil's Court, which inspired the famous shops of Diagon Alley. In Borough Market, London's oldest food market, you'll see one of the two locations used as the entrance to The Leaky Cauldron and also where, in The Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry disembarked from his frantic journey on the Knight Bus.

Our tour concludes at Platform 9 ¾at King's Cross Station, where you can try and make your own way to Hogwarts and visit the Harry Potter Shop next door.

Inclusions:

  • Visit major locations in London instrumental in the creation of the Harry Potter films and books
  • Discover hard to find places with a specialist tour guide
  • Visual aids connect the places you visit with how they were used in the films
  • VOX Personal Audio Headset – never miss a word of your live commentary


Exclusions:

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel
  • Days of operation: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat from 1st April 2019 – 31st March 2020
  • Starts: Departs: 9 am - Westminster Underground Station Exit 1 for Westminster Pier (Meeting time at 8:45 am)
  • Finishes: 12noon at Kings Cross Train Station at Platform 9 ¾
  • Duration: 3 hours approx.

See London By Night Tour ( London )
As night falls, London begins to sparkle! See the city at its dazzling best with a London by Night Tour and soak up the lively evening atmosphere from your perch on an open top bus. View the capital’s favorite landmarks lit up against the night sky – from the 1000-year-old Tower of London to the 21st century London Eye!
You’ll pass through the beaming and booming financial district of the City, the vibrant Piccadilly Circus and historic Trafalgar Square with towering Nelson’s Column at its center. See lavish Buckingham Palace glowing under eye-catching spotlights, unmistakable St Paul’s Cathedral and Big Ben looming brightly against the darkness! This visually spectacular tour is the perfect way to easily see London’s top attractions at night.

Inclusions:

A magical 90-minute nighttime tour of the capital covering all of its major icons
Open top bus affording the most breath-taking views of those sites that are specifically chosen for their nighttime appearance
The only nighttime tour to cover the area of Kensington including the Royal Albert Hall, Natural History Museum and Harrods
All departures are guaranteed live guided
The most comprehensive nighttime tour of London available
Enjoy traffic-free London on this relaxing free and easy tour
More departures than any other provider - six in the summer running almost every half hour; two departures in winter.
As the last departure is 10.15pm (summer) there is plenty of time for an evening meal and drinks before finishing the day with a romantic tour of London.

Days of operation: Daily from 1st April - 31st March 2020
Starts: 7:30 pm (boarding commences from 7:15 pm) departing from the bus stop at Green Park underground station next to The Ritz hotel.
Finishes: 9:00 pm at Green Park underground station
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes approx.

Day 4
Half Day Royal London with Madame Tussauds and London Eye ( London )
Royal London with Madame Tussauds and London Eye Tour

Start Point: at 9:00 am from Victoria Coach Station (boarding commences from 8:30 am)

Finishes: 12:00 noon at Trafalgar Square.

Inclusions:

Panoramic tour of London
Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (or Horse Guards Parade depending on the date on which the tour is taken).
Professional tour guide
VOX Personal Audio Headset – never miss a word of your live commentary
Superior coach with large panoramic windows and USB chargers.
Complimentary Wi-Fi on board the coach.
Flexible entry ticket to Madame Tussauds – valid for 30 days
Flexible standard entry ticket to the London Eye – valid for 30 days
Save time with your flexible entry tickets and directly join the boarding queue at the London Eye (no need to go to the ticket office).
Dedicated entry (door 2) at Madame Tussauds – no need to join the main queue.
Exclusions:

Pick up and drop off at your hotel
 

Days of operation: Monday-Sunday inclusive from 1st April 2019 – 31st March 2020. 
Starts: Royal London tour starts at 9:00 am from Victoria Coach Station (boarding commences from 8:30 am)
Finishes: 12:00 noon at Trafalgar Square.
Duration: 3 hours approx.

Day 5 
Hotel in City Center - London Heathrow Airport (London)
Transfer from Central Stay Apartments to London Heathrow Airport.

Includes:

  • 4 Nights accommodation in a London 3* hotel 
  • Sightseeing tours as per the itinerary are operated on shared basis
  • Return airport transfers on Private basis
  • Inclusive of all current applicable taxes.
 

Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Visa
  • Additional expenses
  • City tax is not included,It has to be paid by guest directly at the time of check In
  • Peak/festival period surcharge
  • Beverages NOT included in the quotation
  • Entrance Fee (unless specified)
  • Driver & Guide Tipping
  • Room service
  • Early Check-in & Late Check-out
  • Luggage truck & Porter
  • 50% supplement for arrival/departure transfer between 2200 hrs - 0700 hrs
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