Tower of London skip-the-line tour with Changing of the Guard
Attractions & guided tours

Tower of London skip-the-line tour with Changing of the Guard

5/5
Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
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£59.00
Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy VIP early access to the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London
  • Relax on a scenic river shuttle up the Thames
  • Follow your guide from the Horse Guards Parade to St. James
  • Watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace
What to expect

Discover London's royal side as you spend the morning exploring the capital and some of its most loved sights. Beat the crowds at the infamous Tower of London, rest your feet as you cruise along the River Thames and check out the iconic Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. Joined by an expert guide, this will surely be an experience you won't forget.

You'll kick off your day with an early morning visit to the Tower of London. Without the crowds, you'll get to see the spectacular Crown Jewels and other royal regalia up close. Dive into the history of this priceless collection and explore more of the iconic prison like the White Tower.

Then, it's time to hop onboard a relaxing river shuttle and head up the Thames. You'll have time to admire the sights as your guide points out the capital's most famous landmarks on the way to see the Changing of the Guard.

You'll be in prime position at Buckingham Palace as you enjoy the best views of this world-famous event, while listening to the colorful commentary of your guide. You'll see the King's Foot Guards, dressed in their red tunics and bearskin hats, march to Buckingham Palace and get into position then have time to admire the stunning architecture of the palace.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • What's included
    • VIP early access admission to the Tower of London
    • River Thames boat shuttle
    • Guided walking tour
    • Changing of the Guard (weather permitting)
    • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
    • Headsets where necessary
    • Opening ceremony (if selected)
    Where

    2 Tower Hill, St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4EE, UK

    Meeting point:
    Meet directly in front of the Tower of London ticket office, opposite the main Tower entrance. Please arrive 15 minutes early and ready to go.Arriving by tube: Turn right towards Trinity Square. You should clearly be able to see the tower when you exit the tube station. It is a short walk (around 3 minutes).
    What to remember
    • This tour is unable to accommodate wheelchair or stroller users or any impairments requiring special assistance. I
    • Non-flash photography is permitted in the Tower of London
    • The tour operator reserves the right to refuse any guest under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or anyone whose behavior is disorderly or poses a threat to other guests and staff
    • The Changing of the Guard does not operate in the rain. If it's cancelled, it will be replaced with an extended walking tour
    • This is a tour that involves a reasonable amount of walking, so please wear comfortable shoes
    • Please note, the opening times and itineraries are subject to change. Some locations may be unavoidably busy during standard hours due to the popularity of London's sites
    • Please note that if you book your tour on either Tuesday or Thursday, you’ll experience the change of the Household Cavalry
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

    What people say about this experience

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    5/5

    Based on 4 reviews from verified customers

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    • Anonymous

      From Germany - September 2022

      Excellent

      Overall rated

      5/5

      Besonders der Führer war ausgezeichnet, er informierte und begleitete uns in einzigartiger Weise!

    • Anonymous

      From Germany - September 2022

      Excellent

      Overall rated

      5/5

    • Anonymous

      From Belgium - September 2022

      Excellent

      Overall rated

      5/5

      Kort en krachtig. Kleine groep. Zeer bekwame gids met veel info en achtergrond. Gids ( Richard) geeft ook goeie tips voor beste fotolocaties.

    • Anonymous

      From United States of America - April 2022

      Excellent

      Overall rated

      5/5

      The opening ceremony was amazing and truly the whole experience was fantastic. Our guide Nathan was so enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable. Hig ...

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