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Private London Tour - British Museum, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, Downing Street

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Bring some travel thrills to your vacation with this historical London tour! It will take you back in time through the halls of the British Museum. Trust your guide and soak into the atmosphere of Albion.Wander among Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.

Fulfill your dreams and watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Take a vivid memorial walk among the breathtaking collection of artefacts in the British Museum with your guide. Get full attention and a chance to create your own root with our private tour.

• Individual historical tour of London including the British Museum
• See a Changing of the Guard ceremony alive
• Add such landmarks as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Trafalgar Square to your root
• Explore the great 8 million collection of the British Museum
• All the attention from the guide is yours on our private tour

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Itinerary
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Stop At: London, London, England

The magic begins in mysterious the Convent Garden where you meet your guide. On your way you will stop to see such landmarks as the Houses of Parliament — home to the famous Big Ben bell — and Churchill’s War Rooms. The trip will be accompanied by your guide’s narrative illustrating London’s 2,000-year-old history. Before arriving at Buckingham Palace stroll along Whitehall towards Trafalgar Square and see 10 Downing Street, the residence of the British Prime Minister. Your enthusiastic guide will lead you to the marvellous façade of Her Majesty the Queen’s official residence where you’ll get an unique chance to witness a Changing of the Guard ceremony - a tradition with over a 180 years of history. On a final note a breathtaking collection of items in the British Museum awaits you. Fill your mind, body and spirit looking at ancient artefacts dated back to Egyptian era. Moreover, you get a chance to bate your curiosity alone after the ending of the tour.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG England

Immerse into the atmosphere of rich British culture during your visit to the British Museum. Enjoy following the 6000 years of human history through the halls of the museum. Get a look at the artefact from all over the world: from a Samurai armour to rare Assyrian lion hunt reliefs. Listen to breathtaking stories about the development of civilizations from your guide. Broaden your horizons with the information about Mummy of Katebet, the Lewis Chessmen, and the Rosetta Stone - see the legendary rock alive. We promise that you’ll get a full recognition of what progress the humanity have made over the ages and feel yourself a part of something great.


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Westminster, Westminster, London, England

Follow your guide through the impressive streets of London to immerse in this special atmosphere. Discover the layers of the city walking along the top attractions in central London like Trafalgar Square and the House of Parliament. Who knows what awaits on your way? Maybe you’ll get a chance to see the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street. The tour will pass through the blossoming green parks, loud crowds, and sublime squares - all London essentials for you to see. Get to know something about the monarchs and leaders, like Queen Elizabeth II and Winston Churchill or hear about the mysterious secrets of London


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London, England

Visit famous Covent Garden, an area with the rich history from the 7th century as a Saxon settlement up to date. It is a must-see destination for anyone who enjoys, shopping, theatre, restaurants, bars, history and culture. A true travel thrill for shopping, theatre, restaurants, bars, history and culture lovers.


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Trafalgar Square / Embankment, Trafalgar Square / Embankment, London, England

See the memorial of the Battle of Trafalgar at the well-known Trafalgar square and learn its history and its connection with British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars. This place is a historical location for different protests and demonstrations.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square, London England

The monument built in memory of Admiral Horatio Nelson, a hero of the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Admiralty Arch The Mall Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH England

Stop at the Admiralty Arch connecting the Mall and Trafalgar Square. The heritage of King Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Whitehall, Government London, London SW1A 2BX England

Walk along the street between Charing Cross and the Houses of Parliament. This name is used for the group of small streets squares and government buildings adjoining the street as well. It became notable after Henry VIII established his court at Whitehall Palace in the 1530s.


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Downing Street, London SW1A 2AL England

Feel the atmosphere of 1680s on Downing Street, see the the official residences and offices of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. You get a chance to have a look at the official location of the Prime Minister’s office. 10 Downing Street.


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. James's Palace, Marlborough Rd, St. James's, London SW1A 1BS England

Get the royal air near the St. James’ Palace. It has been a residence of Kings and Queens of England for over 300 years. And today it remains a busy working place. The offices of Royal Collection Trust, the Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps, the Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood, the Chapel Royal, the Gentlemen at Arms, the Yeomen of the Guard and the Queen's Watermen are all located at St. James's Palace.


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Buckingham Palace, Spur Road, London SW1A 1AA England

In 18th century it was known as a queen’s house, because George III bought it for his wife, Queen Charlotte. This building even has its own unique sort of gin with royal origin and citrus and herbal notes.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Churchill War Rooms, King Charles Street, Clive Steps Westminster, London SW1A 2AQ England

Get to know more about Winston Churchill in his museum called Churchill War Rooms. Discover the stories hidden beneath the streets of Westminster in the underground nerve centre where Winston Churchill and his inner circle directed the Second World War. History was made there.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Abbey, 20 Dean's Yard Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3PA England

Visit the famous Westminster Abbey, a place whose history have been enriching since the times of king Solomon. Feel the air of Gothic architecture and soak into the atmosphere of well-known TV series.


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Houses of Parliament, Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA England

Visit the Palace where Tory and Whigs have been meeting for over 900 years. Renowned Westminster Palace was rebuilt two times since its creating. If you want to count the rooms in it, be sure to prepare enough food, because there are over 1.100 ones there.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Big Ben, Parliament Sqaure Elizabeth Tower - Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA England

The most famous landmark of London is no doubt Big Ben. Did you know that the musical note it makes when struck is E? When the Parliament is in session there is the Ayrton Light illuminated above the clock.


Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation
  • Guided Museum Tour
  • Private walking tour
  • Friendly local guide
  • Must see and off the beaten path


Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Entry/Admission - Buckingham Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Churchill War Rooms


Departure Point
The British Museum, Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG, UK


Departure Time
10:00 AM

Duration
5 hours

Return Details
Westminster, London, UK


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14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.