The Best of London in a Day

Full-Day tour

London's Most Iconic Sights

Perfect for First Time Visitors

Are you a first-time visitor, busy family, or someone who simply wants to maximize their precious time here in London? If so, then look no further than Totally Tailored. Say goodbye to large crowds and being herded through the city. Our Best of London tour is tailored to your pace and interests

This private tour includes:

Meeting your private dynamic guide at your hotel or apartment

The “Changing of the Guard” from the best position that most miss (military schedule permitting)

Exterior views of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace

Lunch recommendation and reservation to suit you (food at your own cost)

A journey to the medieval city of London with skyscrapers, cathedrals, and ancient alleyways

The option to enter the Tower of London for an interior tour with your guide

The choice to travel by public transport (most authentic) or to select a chauffeured vehicle on booking for maximum comfort

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Trip Details

Price

1-5 guests:
£370 by public transport
£755 with a premium chauffeured vehicle

6-14 guests:
£420 by public transport
£1140 with a premium chauffeured vehicle

For groups of over 14 guests, please email requests@totallytailored.com.


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£40 per adult/£30 per child to add entrance interior tour at the Tower of London

£50 per adult/£40 per child to add London Eye fast track tickets

£25 per adult/£20 per child to add express National Gallery tour


Time

9AM – 3PM (or 4PM with the Tower of London extension)


Meeting point

Your professional local tour guide will meet you at your hotel, apartment, or central London location. Airport transfers can be arranged for an additional charge — just let us know upon booking.


Availability

Year-round, every day

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This tour doesn’t run 24th-26th December.
If you would like a tour on these days, please email our team at requests@totallytailored.com


Not included

Lunch, public transport


Languages Available
Itinerary

Experience the Royal Heart of London
Marvel at the exteriors of Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and St James’s Park.

March with the Queen’s Guards
See the guards, hear the band, and march with them to Buckingham Palace. We’ll show you the best viewpoints that most people miss!

Travel Through Theatreland on a Double Decker
See the West End (London’s equivalent of Broadway) from the top of London’s iconic red bus.

Cross the Wobbly Bridge
Take in St. Paul’s Cathedral, Christopher Wren’s masterpiece that took 40 years to build. You’ll stroll over Millennium Bridge (the Harry Potter/wibbly wobbly bridge) to take in Shakespeare’s Globe and the stunning views from the South Bank.

Visit a World-Class Food Market
Take in the sights and smells of London’s oldest and best food market (note: food is at your own expense).

Get the Best Photos with London Bridge and Tower Bridge
Learn which is which, and what makes them unique. After you’re satisfied, your guide will be happy to direct you back to your hotel or other preferred ending location.

Optional Tower of London Extension:
Optional 1 hour extra: £40 per person for the entry for a Tower of London Tour
Enjoy trip inside the famous Tower of London with your guide. Hear about one thousand years of history, meet a Beefeater, and finish your visit by seeing the priceless Crown Jewels.

Advice and Support for the Rest of Your Trip
We like to stay in touch, so if there are any questions, big or small, for the rest of your trip, we welcome you to message us. We’re always happy to help.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are your tours private?

Yes, all our tours are private and can be customized to our guests’ interests.


What are the optional add-ons available?

For the Best of London in a Day tour, there is an optional Tower of London extension. This add-on includes entry where you can explore inside the famous Tower of London with your guide. Hear about 1,000 years of bloody history, meet a Beefeater, and finish your visit by seeing the priceless crown jewels. (Optional 1 hour extra for £40 per person.)


When is the guard change?

The schedule is subject to change by the army, but it usually runs Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday throughout the year.


Do you accommodate large groups?

Our tours are designed for groups of 1-14 people. However, we can certainly cater to larger groups. For groups of over 14 guests, please email us at requests@totallytailored.com and we’ll help you craft your ideal trip.


Should I tip my tour guide?

Tips for your guide are never expected, but they do show you think your guide did a brilliant job! If you would like to tip your guide, please do so directly during the tour (10 – 15% is customary).


Have More Questions?

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