Tour code: 2496LONSIGHT

Take a private custom tour through bustling London in a traditional black taxi! Your personal driver will help you design the perfect 2-hour itinerary or take the reins completely, escorting you to London’s key attractions. Travel at your own pace, and request stops to snap photos, grab a souvenir or have a closer look at a site. London is your oyster on this private black taxi tour!


  • Two hour private tour of London by black taxi
  • Customize your itinerary or let your driver be your guide
  • Full commentary provided by your driver, packed with insider anecdotes and knowledge
  • Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your driver guide on this special private tour
  • Pickup and dropoff from central London hotels

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Black Taxi Tour of London

Private Tour: Black Taxi Tour of London

Your 2-hour private black taxi tour begins with hotel pickup in central London. Climb aboard the iconic taxi for a guided trip through this historic yet metropolitan city. Taxi guides don’t get more city-savvy than those in London. Required to pass the world’s most strenuous taxi exam, London drivers must know every nook and cranny of the city. Design a custom route with your guide, or just sit back and enjoy the ride. 

From your comfortable vantage point, view the Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace and more. (See full itinerary below) Learn insider tips and fascinating facts that you wouldn’t get anywhere else, and enjoy the flexibility of stopping whenever you'd like to get a closer look at a site. With witty commentary and first-rate service at a reasonable price, this private tour is a great value! 

Your tour ends with drop-off at your central hotel. 


Design your own itinerary with your driver on the day, or see the following sights on a general tour:

  • Tower of London
  • Tower Bridge
  • Trafalgar Square
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Westminster Abbey
  • St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Leicester Square
  • Soho
  • Harrods
  • Covent Garden
  • Marble Arch
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Big Ben
  • Whitehall
  • Downing Street

Customer Reviews

Rolando R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Our driver / Tour Guide was very prepared and provided us with a great experience to see parts of London with insights that we would have never known. I highly recommend this tour as a starter so you learn the lay of the city before you go back on foot and explore more on your own.

Chris and Dave USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Tour guide was FANTASTIC!! He was very informative and stopped to let us take pictures. Pointed out all of the well known icons as well as others. We were scheduled for the 3:30 pm tour and were not sure if we would make it to the hotel on time. Guide was understanding and offered to make the time later if needed. Would HIGHLY recommend this tour to everyone.

Thank you,
David Forbes and Family


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We totally loved our tour. Our guide was early, very knowledgeable and a lovely guy. He went out of his way to show us everything we wanted to see. I would highly recommend this tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We had a great time! Our chauffeur was so nice, knowledgeable and eager to answer all our questions. Attentive to all our needs and requirements. Congratulations for this service which we will highly recommend to our friends back in France.

Felicity C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Outstanding tour. The taxi cab tour guide was excellent. Highly recommended for a quick introduction into London.

Deborah E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our Black Cab tour was amazing! Since we had done a day with the Hop on Hop off our driver took us to
places not accessible by the buses. We saw wonderful out of the way streets that we wouldn't know existed had it not been for him. He also showed us a few of the major 'attractions' and added very interesting information about each. The cab was very comfortable and the driver had no qualms about stopping for photo opportunities.

Jenny B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

My two daughters and I only had the afternoon in London and took the two hour tour. It was full of information and a lot was taken in. It did not seem rushed either. Our driver Keith was great. It was a very pleasant two hours. I enjoyed talking to Jeffrey on the telephone when I needed to contact them. They are all very nice people. If we ever return to London with more time we will still take this tour. Excellent.

Albert and Terri United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

The best way to see London! We were picked up at out hotel...and had a fabulous tour!,

Shane O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was exceptional! Our wonderful driver/tour guide, who was a London local who picked us up from our AirBNB flat in Soho, was very knowledgeable and we got a great overview of the major highlights of London in a couple of hours. I would highly recommend anyone to take this tour when you first arrive in London to get an idea of the layout of the city and especially if you not up for a great deal of walking. We did it just after arriving in the city. Alternatively, anyone only stopping in London for a few hours would find this useful for a good quick tour to see all of the best of London.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Great tour and well worth the time.
Our driver David was so knowledgeable and truly wanted us to love this city.
We were able to get a feel for the city and landmarks we wanted to visit.

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