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, the perfect way to explore London.

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 to end your tour

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

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Tour Details


1-5 guests:
£410 (total) by public transport
£795 (total) with a premium chauffeured vehicle


6-14 guests:
£460 (total) by public transport
£1180 (total) with a premium chauffeured vehicle


For groups of over 14 guests, please email

£47 per adult/£36 per child to add entrance into the Tower of London

£59 per adult/£49 per child to add London Eye fast track tickets

£30 per adult/£20 per child to add express National Gallery tour


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 email us at



Year-round, every day

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

Not included

Food and Drink (we’ll make a lunch reservation for you), public transport

Languages Available

If you would like this tour in another language please email

Sample 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!

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: £47 per person for the entry for a Tower of London Tour
Enjoy trip inside the famous Tower of London. Learn about one thousand years of history, meet a Beefeater, and see 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(opens in a new tab). We’re always happy to help.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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. Learn about 1,000 years of bloody history, meet a Beefeater, and see the priceless crown jewels. (Optional 1 hour extra for £47 per person.)

The schedule is subject to change by the army, but it usually runs Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday at 10.30 throughout the year. We cannot guarantee that you will be able to see the Changing of the guard on your tour.

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 and we’ll help you craft your ideal trip.

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).

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