We loved it. The guide was very informative and the tour was amazing. I highly recommend it.
Duke United States of ...
Our guide was very knowledgeable and full of energy. We toured the grounds and the Tower and saw the Crown Jewels, of course. We also walked across the Tower Bridge.
LOVED Wendy! She really incorporated my kids in the tour age 5 and 7. They listened with rapt attention. So glad we did this!
THE GUIDE WAS OUTSTANDING AND KNOWLEDGABLE. HE MADE THE TOUR A SUCCESS AND IT WAS EVERYTHING WE COULD HAVE HOPED FOR. THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!OUR GREETINGS TO THE GUIDE
Rosa Maria was amazing! She was a joy to talk to and was a wealth of knowledge. I will use Viator to tour with again!
We were traveling with 4 people. We arrived at the scheduled time and place. Our guide was prompt and the 4 of us were the only people taking the tour that day. The guide was a registered guide and was wearing the blue official guide badge. We could not have asked for a better guide. She gave a great tour of both locations.
Christine L USA
Fantastic tour. The private tour is the best way to go. Private tours lend themselves to a more personal approach and questions can always be asked and answered. The tour was informative and enjoyable. Our guide was knowledgeable and personable. Five stars for sure.
The best guide ever. A real pleasure. If you like English history this ones for you. Leaves the rest of the day to wander around the dock side of London. Loved it.
Rosemary N USA
Great tour guide, very interesting and informative. The guide recommended a great place for lunch afterwards that was perfect and off the beaten path!
Anthony was our tour guide for the day- and he did an exceptional job informing me and my husband the ins and outs of the tower and the bridge. Anthony stated was retired and this was what he did to get out of the house a few days a week. Not a bad choice indeed.
The tour was 4 hours long and all of it was on your feet...and up windy staircases and on unleveled pavement and cobblestone...so be sure to wear comfortable shoes and always be prepared for rain. The weather changes so quickly in London, just always travel with an umbrella or rain jacket. You never know when the weather will change.
One thing I was hoping because we were with a private guide...was that we could avoid waiting in the long lines. Nope. We had to stand in line with everyone else. The only benefit with the private guide was that you got extra information about some of the exhibits. Our guide did a nice job...but I don't think it would be any different than if you did it on your own.
A little disappointing, the guide appeared to have a lot of knowledge but did not share that knowledge without constant questioning.
This tour could have been done as easily on our own. There was no need for a private guide. Not a very good value.
David A Australia
A brisk and business like tour. The guide was informative and moved us around the site in a purposeful manner, much better than drifting around by ourselves. The guide arrived on one of those fold-up bicycles and plunged straight into the tour. We never did know his name.
This is a very long and ambitious tour with a lot of walking, including up and down steps. It would have been nice to have some built-in time to allow for short sitting breaks . Our tour guide spoke English but with a very heavy European accent, so it was frequently difficult to understand what was being said. We were interested in seeing the overall complex, tower and jewels, but not in all the detailed history, so probably would have skipped over parts of the tour if we had opted for a self-guided one. On the other hand, history buffs may really like the details provided on the various kings and queens. The price was high for the value we felt we received.
The Tower of London is a must do! Our tour guide was a little dull however, and that is unfortunate. We saw another group with a private guide who was animated and energetic, and we wished we were with that guide instead of ours. Our guide was very nice, it was simply that the energy level was low. If we had known ahead of time, we would have toured the Tower alone. The Tower Bridge was okay, but not a must do.