General Tour Information

All three tours included in one ticket

The Original London Sightseeing Tour provides more than just a great way to travel around London. Founded in 1951 at the time of The Festival of Britain and now the largest single sightseeing operator in the world, it has now become established as the essential introduction to London. It is the only sightseeing tour to offer you total choice and flexibility. The Hop-on Hop-off service allows you to board any of our six tour routes at over 90 different stops and you can choose between a live guided tour in English or one of our digitally recorded commentaries, available in a wide choice of different languages. Our Kids' Club provides an educational but fun alternative for 5-12 year olds. Our services are frequent and reliable with tours running daily, every six minutes in the summer. The tour allows you to experience all the magical sights and sounds of London in a comfortable and secure environment. All tours are fully approved by the London Tourist Board


The Original Tour

All three tours included in one ticket

The Original Tour should be the first choice for the English-speaking tourist. It takes you to the best of London's sights with an entertaining commentary presented by one of our fully qualified guides (recorded commentary during November to March)

There is also helpful advice to ensure that you make the most of your visit to the sights of London.  

Main attractions:

Buckingham Palace,
Changing of the Guard,
Fortnum & Mason store,
Royal Academy of Arts,
Piccadilly Circus,
Eros statue,
The National Gallery,
Nelson's Column &
Trafalgar Square,
Downing Street,
Big Ben &
The Houses of Parliament,
London Bridge,
St. Paul's Cathedral,
Tower Bridge,
The Tower of London,
Westminster Abbey.

Commentary: Live English guide
Duration: approx. 2 hours


Free River Cruise

City Cruises Boat

City Cruises is pleased to offer customers of The Original Tour a FREE cruise on the River Thames through London. Simply collect your free pass from a member of The Original Tour staff, present it to the City Cruises ticket office at the boarding pier of your choice and you will be given a River Red Rover hop-on/hop-off river cruise ticket for use on the day. City Cruises depart from Westminster (Big Ben), Waterloo (London Eye), Tower of London and Greenwich Piers. Most cruises are operated by wheelchair-accessible RiverLiners™ with toilet, bar and refreshment service on board and commentary also available in English, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish, though these facilities cannot be guaranteed. See London from a different perspective – from the river with City Cruises and your FREE Original Tour pass.
 Offer strictly subject to availability.


Special Offers...


Free Walking Tours

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From November 01 - February 28 get two days for the price of one.

Two fantastic walking tours available to all of The Original Tour's customers for FREE (sold separately for £5 each). Enjoy 'The Changing of the Guard Walk' plus the 'Classic Walk', a fascinating 40 minute walk exploring the hidden treasures of Trafalgar Square and the central London area. Tours depart daily from our Visitor Centre next to Trafalgar Square.


2012 Interline price $34.00 adult  $19.00 child (5-15 years)


Valid for Airlines Employees, Families and Retirees -

877 SEE BRITAIN (877 733 2748)