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Founded in 1753, the British Museum is London’s largest and most visited museum. Its gigantic permanent collection includes over 8 million historical artifacts, with everything from Egyptian mummies to Roman treasures. Highlights include sculptures from the Parthenon, the Rosetta Stone, and the 12th-century Lewis chessmen.

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London One Day Tour with a Local, Highlights & Off-the-beaten-path, Private

London One Day Tour with a Local, Highlights & Off-the-beaten-path, Private

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Both first-time visitors to London and those who want to dig beneath the surface will love this opportunity to tour London with a local guide. As this is a private tour you can customize it to suits your needs and interests. Visit the must-see attractions, or ask for local insights into the best under-the-radar corners to visit. Whatever you choose, you’ll see it on an intimate level through on this walking tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$188.69
Price varies by group size
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$188.69
Price varies by group size
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British Museum Private Tour

British Museum Private Tour

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Join us for a personalised tour of this Amazing Museum of 8 million objects! Meet 5500 year old Egyptian mummies, learn the secrets of the Rosetta stone, find hidden treasure from the Persian Empire, hear about England's Anglo-saxon past at the Sutton Hoo Helmet, marvel at the Greek Parthenon sculptures, and even see one of the Ancient Seven Wonders of the World! A guide is essential in this museum to navigate the vast collection. I can bring the highlights of the museums collection to life with the stories of their discoveries. Objects seen include: Rosetta Stone, Royal Game of Ur, Egyptian mummies, Oxus Treasure, Cyrus cylinder, Sutton Hoo Helmet, Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, Assyrian Lion Reliefs, the Parthenon Sculptures, Rameses the Second head.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.13
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$129.13
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Private Custom London Tour with a Local: Highlights & Hidden Gems ★★★★★

Private Custom London Tour with a Local: Highlights & Hidden Gems ★★★★★

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Discover the real London with a Local Host, exploring the city on an itinerary totally customised to your interests, needs and wishes! Whether you want to get off the beaten path and discover some quirky local neighbourhoods or tick the famous sights and landmarks off your London bucket list, your Local Host will introduce you to the very best of their city. Discover the best places to see, eat, drink and explore, loved by locals for a totally authentic touch. You'll experience London just as if you were visiting an old friend who lived there, so ditch the guidebook and live like a local for the day!
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.46
Price varies by group size
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$88.46
Price varies by group size
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Private Guided Tour of the British Museum

Private Guided Tour of the British Museum

We provide bespoke, friendly and informative guided visits to suit all clients, ensuring that your tour will be as entertaining as it is informative. We enjoy sharing our experience of the collections and our knowledge of the works of art, bringing to life the history and the highlights of the museum, making your visit very special and memorable. Because the tour will be your private party, you will be free to ask any questions and make requests regarding the direction of the tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$258.74
per group
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$258.74
per group

London 6 Day Tour with English Host Family

London 6 Day Tour with English Host Family

This 6 days London getaway package is a cultural program where you can enjoy most of London by staying in our English host families' homes. This is an excellent choice when your time is limited. From the very first minute until the end of the program, you will be taken great care by our operation team, group leaders and tour guides. London has it all, and we all know that. It will all culminate in your realization of why London is the city where people enshrine the fondest and most heartfelt memories from the very first moments of our London package program that last a lifetime. See the world's most iconic landmarks, and hear their stories and history from a professional tour guide. Our Excursion Tour is designed to present you with the most key facts and places of interest in the short time you have in London. Get a truly traditional English cultural experience in typical English homes in beautiful & scenic Richmond and Kingston areas. Join us!
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  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$3,908.48
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$3,908.48
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Private London Tour - British Museum, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, Downing Street

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

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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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$448.09
Price varies by group size
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$448.09
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

British Museum Highlights Private Guided Tour

British Museum Highlights Private Guided Tour

Described as 'the World's Museum', there simply is no other collection on earth as spectacular as that within the walls of the British Museum. With a dazzling swathe of artifacts from throughout the world and its history, your private expert guide will condense the very best it has to offer. Marvel at Ancient Egyptian statues and carvings, as you hear about the geniuses who cracked the code of hieroglyphics, using the famous Rosetta Stone. Then, be blown away by the craftsmanship and detail that the Parthenon Marbles boast, as you discover the contentious history of these masterpieces. Alongside your private expert guide, you'll also see mummies, Viking treasures, and even the chess set that inspired a magical version of the game in Harry Potter. This highlights tour will show you the best of the British Museum in an hour. If you'd prefer a more in-depth experience, with more of the hidden gems and secrets that the collection has to offer, check out our 3-hour version of this tour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.92
From
$102.92
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The British Museum Small-Group Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket

The British Museum Small-Group Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket

The British Museum boasts over 80,000 artefacts, so it's easy to get lost inside. Allow us to take the guess-work out of navigating through this beautiful, sky-lit treasure-trove of a building. Our expert guides have mapped out the best route to see the most important pieces in the museum. We will take you to the most sought-after displays and provide you with a better understanding of each of them so that you can appreciate their historical value. With guaranteed small groups, you are sure to have time to interact with the guide and have all of your questions answered. Following the tour, you are welcome to stay inside the museum for the remainder of the day!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.31
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$70.31
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British Museum In-Depth Private Guided Tour

British Museum In-Depth Private Guided Tour

Described as 'the World's Museum', there simply is no other collection on earth as spectacular as that within the walls of the British Museum. With a dazzling swathe of artifacts from throughout the world and its history, your private expert guide will condense the very best it has to offer. Marvel at Ancient Egyptian statues and carvings, as you hear about the geniuses who cracked the code of hieroglyphics, using the famous Rosetta Stone. Then, be blown away by the craftsmanship and detail that the Parthenon Marbles boast, as you discover the contentious history of these masterpieces. Your private expert guide will also show you mummies, Viking treasures, and even the chess set that inspired a magical version of the game in Harry Potter. Alongside these highlights, you'll also get to discover the hidden gems and secrets of this astounding collection as your private expert guide takes you through this in-depth experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$220.51
From
$220.51
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London 8 Day Private British History English Course and Tour

London 8 Day Private British History English Course and Tour

This British History English Course in London has a great theme of study in the capital of the British Empire. With this course, you will be able to explore all Royal British manners and cultural facts during your stay in London. From Rule Britannia to Cool Britannia, every important venue and facts you wonder about are packed in this programme. London hosts royal traditions and ceremonies over a hundred years. It is the city of royal traditions, palaces, castles, ceremonies, full of history from Roman times to the present, a timeline that you will admire. The inspiring city of all ages and times. Our British History English program will tell you all this and more while improving your English. Here in this programme, you can explore the most iconic and important spots for real British culture and tradition. As you go with the program, you will explore these important Royal sites. Our British History program is specially designed for our students who are interested in British History,
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  • 8 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$5,567.50
Price varies by group size
From
$5,567.50
Price varies by group size
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Private Full Day London Tour with Brazilian Guide

Private Full Day London Tour with Brazilian Guide

We make private and personalized tours with guides and exclusive vehicles to provide a lot of comfort and safety. You will get to know the best of London with a local guide who speaks Portuguese and English, showing every detail with the guarantee of a different, personalized and exclusive tour for you and your group. The tours are made within a historical context in a very comprehensive way, but also in a relaxed way, without haste, in the time of each client, leaving and returning from your hotel / accommodation, with stops for photos or visitation, according to your interests .
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$376.35
Price varies by group size
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$376.35
Price varies by group size
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At Your Convenience: Dive into the history of London's toilets on an audio tour

At Your Convenience: Dive into the history of London's toilets on an audio tour

We take toilets (and most other sanitary fixtures) for granted... but there is nothing pre-ordained or natural about them. They reflect deeply ingrained cultural norms. This self-guided audio walking tour through Bloomsbury dives into the history of toilets and how we came to appreciate them, from the Great Stink of 1858 and London's cholera outbreaks to modern development work... and of course tales of toilet greats, like the eponymous Thomas Crapper. Music by Paul Freeman; Guest voices: Barbara Penner, Tse-Hui Teh, Catalina Pollak, Lucinda Hawksley, Rudi Grace.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
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$6.63
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$6.63

Private International Relations and Politics One Week Program in London

Private International Relations and Politics One Week Program in London

A multicultural city like London requires a program like English + International Relations and Politics Pre-University Program. International students come from more than 200 different countries every year, making London a global, vibrant and diverse city. This is your turn to keep your career moving in the capital of the world. Our English + International Relations and Politics Programme are right for you if you are looking for a similar study programme in London. This course is designed for groups and individuals wishing to enhance their educational opportunities and career by studying International Relations and Politics in English in London’s charming cosmopolitan atmosphere. Our international relations and politics curriculum include grammar, political focused vocabulary in reading, writing, listening and speaking, in an English and international relations as well as politics-oriented academic fields. The program also aims at learning skills and introduce you to student life.
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  • 8 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$5,567.50
Price varies by group size
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$5,567.50
Price varies by group size
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Private Guided Walking Tour of Bloomsbury, London

Private Guided Walking Tour of Bloomsbury, London

Bloomsbury sits in the heart of London, and has always attracted the great thinkers, writers, artists, and scientists of the world. Now you can walk in their footsteps, as your private expert guide shows you around this historic and elegant neighbourhood! Discover secrets about royals seeking aid from the great physicians of the time, hear moving stories of charitable work to protect the children of the growing metropolis, and imagine the iconic characters of the area working and playing in these idyllic streets. From Virginia Woolf and Charles Dickens to Vladimir Lenin and Bob Marley, you won't believe the stories that Bloomsbury has to share.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.01
From
$147.01
Taking safety measures

London for 5 Days with Stay in English Families Home

London for 5 Days with Stay in English Families Home

This 5 days London getaway package is a cultural program where you can enjoy most of London by staying in our English host families' homes. This is an excellent choice when your time is limited. From the very first minute until the end of the program, you will be taken great care by our operation team, group leaders and tour guides. London has it all, and we all know that. It will all culminate in your realization of why London is the city where people enshrine the fondest and most heartfelt memories from the very first moments of our London package program that last a lifetime. See the world's most iconic landmarks, and hear their stories and history from a professional tour guide. Our Excursion Tour is designed to present you with the most key facts and places of interest in the short time you have in London. Get a truly traditional English cultural experience in typical English homes in beautiful & scenic Richmond and Kingston areas. Join us!
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$3,317.87
Price varies by group size
From
$3,317.87
Price varies by group size
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Full Day London Pick & Mix Customized Tour

Full Day London Pick & Mix Customized Tour

This is the London tour program that you desire. Your choices with no hassle and no time wasted and simply for the person who is tired of comparing agency tours only to find you always have to give up one thing for something else. Just pick the highlights you wish to see & visit from the list below and we will create your very private and bespoke dream itinerary in London with our APTG qualified blue badge tourist guides. Now you can have it all with "Tour it your way" Tell us what you want to see and we will carefully plan and customize your full-day London dream-tour with everything you can imagine Select from places like the Big Ben, London Eye, the British Museum, the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and many more. Transportation in the city is no problem at all. We will use our massive public transportation for you. No waiting in long lines - No traffic - More time for fun and frolic. Just ask us.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,240.37
per group
From
$1,240.37
per group
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English Culture, Science, Sports, One Week English Language Course in London

English Culture, Science, Sports, One Week English Language Course in London

Our London short term package programs involving science, art, culture, sports, fashion, trade, finance and fun, include 15-hours of active English Training in our language school which received the award for the best language school in London in 2015, and through which we host our students with English host families. In the programs, our students are accompanied for 24 hours, we include a different West End Musical every year; we integrate our students with socio-cultural life of the city. Our program includes visits to the most important attractions of London such as Petticoat Lane, Holborn, Covent Garden, Buckingham Palace, St. James's Park, Downing Street No:10, Trafalgar Square, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Marble Arch, Hyde Park, St.Serpentine Lake, Knightsbridge, Harrods, Thames River, London Eye, Royal Festival Hall, London Dungeon and many many more.
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  • 8 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$5,335.79
Price varies by group size
From
$5,335.79
Price varies by group size
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4 Hour Tour Tower Of London and British Museum (With Private Guide)

4 Hour Tour Tower Of London and British Museum (With Private Guide)

We provide luxury transport with a qualified Blue Badge Tour Guide who knows London better than anyone. We offer tours for every occasion to ensure you have a great experience during your stay in London. If a tour is cancelled 7 days or less before it is scheduled, 50% of the fee is payable. If the tour is cancelled within 48 hours of the scheduled start then the full fee is payable.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$593.09
Price varies by group size
From
$593.09
Price varies by group size

7 Day Private Tour of London with Host Family Accommodation

7 Day Private Tour of London with Host Family Accommodation

This 7 days London getaway package is a cultural program where you can enjoy most of London by staying in our English host families' homes. This is an excellent choice when your time is limited. From the very first minute until the end of the program, you will be taken great care by our operation team, group leaders and tour guides. London has it all, and we all know that. It will all culminate in your realization of why London is the city where people enshrine the fondest and most heartfelt memories from the very first moments of our London package program that last a lifetime. See the world's most iconic landmarks, and hear their stories and history from a professional tour guide. Our Excursion Tour is designed to present you with the most key facts and places of interest in the short time you have in London. Get a truly traditional English cultural experience in typical English homes in beautiful & scenic Richmond and Kingston areas. Join us!
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  • 7 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$5,116.25
Price varies by group size
From
$5,116.25
Price varies by group size
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Agatha Christie London Walking Tour

Agatha Christie London Walking Tour

Join this unique Agatha Christie London Walking Tour to see how the capital, its institutions and its people, inspired the Queen of Crime to create the stories that, so many adore. Dame Agatha Christie, is the best-selling novelist of all time with over 2 billion books to her name, and is also the world’s most successful female playwright. Her creations such as Hercule Poirot, and Miss Jane Marple are iconic characters who have captured the hearts and minds of millions of people from across the world.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$21.52
From
$21.52
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Full-Day Tour of London with Private Local Guide

Full-Day Tour of London with Private Local Guide

This private tour will match both who came to London for the first time as well as those who want to uncover some details of the capital. On a private tour with a local guide, you can personalize your journey choosing what you would really like to see and visit. Explore the must-see landmarks or ask your guide to reveal you the most underestimated and hidden sights. No matter what you choose, you can be sure that you’ll get all the attention. • The private tour offers you a personal approach and the full scale of information • The walking tour doesn’t include transportation, but you can add it for a fee • If your hotel is in the center, your guide will meet you there to start the journey at once • Explore the hidden paths of the city with the local guide
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$240.44
From
$240.44
Taking safety measures

Science, Sports, Culture English Language Programme in London

Science, Sports, Culture English Language Programme in London

Our London short term package programs involving science, art, culture, sports, fashion, trade, finance and fun, include 15-hours of active English Training in our language school which received the award for the best language school in London in 2015, and through which we host our students with English host families. In the programs, our students are accompanied for 24 hours, we include a different West End Musical every year; we integrate our students with socio-cultural life of the city. Our program includes visits to the most important attractions of London such as Petticoat Lane, Holborn, Covent Garden, Buckingham Palace, St. James's Park, Downing Street No:10, Trafalgar Square, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Marble Arch, Hyde Park, St.Serpentine Lake, Knightsbridge, Harrods, Thames River, London Eye, Royal Festival Hall, London Dungeon and many many more. This program is a perfect choice to explore London's highlights while studying in English in the heart of the capital.
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  • 8 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$5,567.50
Price varies by group size
From
$5,567.50
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

4 Day London Private Tour with Stay at English Host Family

4 Day London Private Tour with Stay at English Host Family

This 4 days London getaway package is a cultural program where you can enjoy most of London by staying in our English host families' homes. This is an excellent choice when your time is limited. From the very first minute until the end of the program, you will be taken great care by our operation team, group leaders and tour guides. London has it all, and we all know that. It will all culminate in your realization of why London is the city where people enshrine the fondest and most heartfelt memories from the very first moments of our London package program that last a lifetime. See the world's most iconic landmarks, and hear their stories and history from a professional tour guide. Our Excursion Tour is designed to present you with the most key facts and places of interest in the short time you have in London. Get a truly traditional English cultural experience in typical English homes in beautiful & scenic Richmond and Kingston areas. Join us!
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$2,679.41
Price varies by group size
From
$2,679.41
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Full Day London Pick & Mix Customized Tour

Full Day London Pick & Mix Customized Tour

This is the London tour program that you desire. Your choices with no hassle and no time wasted and simply for the person who is tired of comparing agency tours only to find you always have to give up one thing for something else. Just pick the highlights you wish to see & visit from the list below and we will create your very private and bespoke dream itinerary in London with our APTG qualified blue badge tourist guides. Now you can have it all with "Tour it your way" Tell us what you want to see and we will carefully plan and customize your full-day London dream-tour with everything you can imagine Select from places like the Big Ben, London Eye, the British Museum, the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and many more. Transportation in the city is no problem at all. We will use our massive public transportation for you. No waiting in long lines - No traffic - More time for fun and frolic. Just ask us.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,240.37
per group
From
$1,240.37
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What are British Museum hours of operation?
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British Museum hours of operation: Open daily 10am - 5:30pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book British Museum tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since British Museum can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 53 British Museum tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit British Museum 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to British Museum costs USD 246.79. Guided British Museum tours start around USD 246.79 per person. See all 53 British Museum tickets and tours on Viator.
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