5 star rating: Highly Recommended 32 Reviews

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  • Location:London, United Kingdom
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Private Tour: Traditional Black Cab Tour of London's Hidden Treasures

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Check off London’s most famous landmarks and lesser-known sights on this private, half-day tour. Travel around the English capital in an iconic black cab and pass by the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and other top attractions. Then, head off the beaten path in search of Henry VIII’s cow shed, Winston Churchill’s cigar chair and other quirky sights.

Highlights

  • Private black taxi tour of London's top attractions and hidden treasures
  • Tour London by a private, traditional black taxi with your expert driver/guide
  • Visit Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and more!
  • Venture off the beaten path and visit London’s lesser-known sites
  • Choice of 3- or 4-hour morning or afternoon tours
  • Complimentary pickup from central London hotels

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Traditional Black Cab Tour of London's Hidden Treasures

Private Tour: Traditional Taxi Tour of London's Hidden Treasures

Depart from your central London hotel or prearranged meeting point in a classic black cab. Then sit back in the comfortable, padded seats and take in the sights as your private driver-guide whisks you around the city.

Pass by Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral, Trafalgar Square and other world-famous sights and attractions. You’ll stop outside each landmark to take photos and learn about it from your private guide.

Then, set off in search of the city’s little curiosities that most visitors don’t get to see. See London’s smallest houses and square, discover Henry VIII’s cow shed and tennis court, and visit shops that are more than 300 years old and still trading. You’ll also pass a medieval banquet hall, Sir Winston Churchill’s cigar chair, Roman baths and a house with fake windows.

Upgrade to include an additional hour of sightseeing, should you wish.

Your tour concludes in central London after three or four hours, depending on the tour option selected.

Customer Reviews

Ann K United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

This is an excellent tour! There were two couples and Richard Liddle provided exactly what we wanted: an overview of the London area as well as some of it's lesser known sights. We took the 4 hour tour and Richard made sure that we got the most bang for our buck! He also gave us advice on other places to visit while we were in London and the best time to go, etc. In addition, at the end of the tour he dropped us off where we wanted to go instead of back to our hotel. He also gave us a fantastic recommendation for lunch and took us to the Queen's chocolatier for a free sample of her favorite chocolate! It was a great but not cheap place to buy souvenirs.

I would also like to recommend Viatour in general. This is the 3rd European tour we've booked from the US and they have all been excellent. It can be daunting to book online in a foreign country, but Viatour has not disappointed us.

AMY LYNN W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Steve was awesome! You will see my review on Trip Advisor

Kristie G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We had an awesome experience! Our driver, Mick, was very knowledgeable and his love for London was very evident. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone. We were a little disappointed however that our trip was to be a 4 hour tour and it ended almost an hour early.

Jo Anne C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Our guide was Andrew. He did a fantastic job of focusing on what our interests were and making sure we saw London as we wished. Andrew was a fountain of information! We learned so much about London and England! Loved the fact that we could ask questions of our guide unlike a hop on hop off tour. Black Cab tour was by far our favorite part of our London vacation. Fantastic experience!!!

Paula P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We had the very good fortune of being led on tour by Andrew. He is the original real deal Londoner and we loved hearing about London's history from him. This was a highlight of our trip and a great way to see some great bits of London since we had only two days to explore. Thank you Andrew!

Bronwyn T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Wonderful ! Only having a short time in London we couldn't have asked for a better snapshot of all the places heard of, and seen on the news and TV, all of your life !! We considered the hop on hop off bus but really couldn't imagine that we would have seen and experienced half of what we saw in those fantastic 4 hours. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and accommodating from the moment we stepped into the cab until the time he dropped us off at Harrods! From Abbey Road to Lord's Cricket Ground to Buckingham Palace and the changing of the Guards ! WOW ! Caught up in the incredible excitement of the Parade our guide was fantastic in his timing and attitude - when we couldn't drag ourselves away !

vismer

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Steve was amazing. Listened to what we were interested in and took us to those places and more. Really impressed. He went beyond the call of duty. Thank you Steve. He must be the best!

Lorraine A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

The tour guide was awesome very funny and informative. Loved the tour!

Alan P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Everything about this was wonderful. Perfect timing for changing of the guard and very little walking which suited us oldies. Andrew was our driver/guide and he too was wonderful! Been London many times and saw more this time than ever before and all fuss free! Highly recommend!

Kathleen P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Driver / guide Andrew Wilcox was excellent, he possesses a pleasant personality and very extensive knowledge of all areas that we chose to be taken to. Our tour was very enjoyable. Thank you.

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