• Jacqlyne Mba-Jonas

London Itinerary - Tours and Activities

Updated: Sep 7

The capital city of England and the United Kingdom, London is a city rich with history dating back to the Roman times. It is full of iconic landmarks like Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge, world-class museums and lots more. There's no shortage of things to do, so check out my collection of things to do while in London. If multiple things catch your eye, you may want to consider getting The London Pass for extra savings.


Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed are when booking for a single adult and are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Windsor Castle

Explore Windsor Castle, the favorite weekend home of Queen Elizabeth II. During your visit you’ll learn about the Castle’s history, explore the State Apartments, and marvel at treasures from the royal collection. You’ll see St. George's Chapel as well.



Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Thursday - Monday from 10am - 3:30pm

Price

$19 per person

Alternative


Westminster Abbey

Visit one of London's most iconic buildings. Explore over a thousand years of history and marvel at breathtaking gothic architecture.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday from 9am - 3pm

Price

$29 per person

Alternative

St Paul's Cathedral - $21 per person


Changing of the Guard Walking Tour

The Changing of the Guard is the changeover of the Queen's guard and, on this London walking tour, you'll stand in the best spots to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, march next to the Buckingham Palace guards and get the best Changing of the Guard photos!



Duration

2 - 3 hours

Availability

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10am

Price

$12 per person

Alternative

Stonehenge, Windsor, and Roman Bath Day Trip

Head out of London to uncover the charms of the English countryside on a full-day tour that takes you to several famous, historical sites. See picturesque Windsor; marvel at ancient Stonehenge, and stop off at the Roman baths for a drink at the Pump Room.


Duration

11 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8am

Price

  • $75 per person - Without Entrance

  • $120 per person - With Stonehenge & Windsor Castle Entrance

  • $148 per person - With Stonehenge, Windsor Castle & Roman Baths Entrance

Alternative


London Cable Car

On this experience, you'll have the chance to take a ride on the British capital's cable car and enjoy a ride in a cabin hanging 300 feet above London's ground. Today it's one of the city's best moving viewpoints and runs for over a kilometer between the Royal Docks and the Greenwich Peninsula.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 7am to 11pm

Price

$12 per person

Alternative


Ultimate London Sightseeing Walking Tour

See the top sightseeing spots in London on this exciting small group walking tour. Starting in the City of London you’ll explore over 2000 years of London's history with sights including the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral, Bank of England, Royal Exchange, Mansion House and the Monument to the Great Fire of London.


Duration

4-5 hours

Availability

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10am

Price

$18 per person

Alternative

Jack The Ripper Walking Tour

Set out on foot and find out stories about one of London's most notorious serial killers—Jack the Ripper. Going on a walking tour takes you down cobbled alleyways and secret spots that are inaccessible by car or bus. Listen to insights about the shocking unsolved crimes from 1888, who the main suspects were, and go to the spots where the crimes occurred in Spitalfields and Brick Lane.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 7pm

Price

$16 per person

Alternative


007 James Bond Bus Tour

Discover the London of James Bond on a fascinating tour visiting film locations, real spy stories, and places familiar to the author - Ian Fleming. Discuss some of the classic James Bond London settings and take part in trivia about the actors.


Duration

2.5 hours

Availability

Saturdays at 9:30am

Price

$40 per person

Alternative


Harry Potter Warner Bros Studio Tour

This Harry Potter studio tour is where you can discover the original film sets, special effects, authentic props and costumes from the eight-film series. The ideal place to visit for muggles and witches alike!


Duration

7.5 hours

Availability

Everyday from 8am - 2pm

Price

$97 per person

Alternative

Madame Tussauds

Step into the spotlight at Madame Tussauds London, the home of famous fun in the capital. Star in immersive experiences and get up close with more than 250 lifelike figures of your favorite celebrities. Enjoy plenty of fun new additions.


Duration

2.5hrs

Availability

Everyday from 10am - 2:45pm

Price

Starting at $39 per person

Alternative


Wicked the Musical Theater Show

Book your seat for the spectacular ‘Wicked The Musical’ London production at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. This big-hearted musical tells the story of the two polar-opposite witches of L. Frank Baum's tale, ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,’ bringing their unlikely friendship alive with jaw-dropping technical wizardry and unforgettable songs.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Tuesday - Sunday at 3pm

Price

Starting at $53 per person

Alternative


Shakespeare's Globe Tour

Visit Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, one of the most famous theatres in the world. You'll explore every corner of the theatre which hosted some of William Shakespeare's most important plays.


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Tuesday - Sunday from 10am - 4pm

Price

$20 per person

Alternative

River Thames Cruise

Climb aboard a sightseeing boat and cruise through the heart of London, admiring the many sights along the River Thames along the way.


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Everyday from 10am - 4pm

Price

Alternative


Royal Museums Greenwich

Make the most out of your day with a Royal Museums Greenwich Day Pass, which includes the Royal Observatory and Cutty Sark.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday at 10am - 6pm

Price

$29 per person

Alternative


Tottenham Hotspur Stadium: The Dare Skywalk Experience

Challenge yourself and waken your inner adventure-seeker by scaling the height of one of the newest landmarks in London. Step out onto a glass walkway 46.8 meters above the football pitch.