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Original London Sightseeing Tour

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Open Top Bus Tour of London - the original and the best! Ticket includes a free River Cruise and Walking Tours. Live commentary in English, and Audio guides in German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, Mandarin and Arabic.

Original London Sightseeing Tour The Original London Sightseeing Tour provides more than just a great way to travel around London. Founded in 1951 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 tour routes at over 90 different stops with a commentary in English or a wide choice of other 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 15-20 minutes. The Original Tour allows you to experience all the magical sights and sounds of London in a comfortable and secure environment.

The personal recorded commentary tells you all about London and its tourist attractions in your choice of 11 languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Chinese (Mandarin) and Arabic. Complimentary earphones are provided.

FREE Thames River Cruise

City Cruises - Thames River CruiseThe Original Tour is delighted to offer all customers a FREE cruise pass on the River Thames through London. Simply collect your free pass from a member of The Original Tour staff. Cruises depart from Westminster Pier (Big Ben) and the Tower (of London) Pier.

FREE Walking Tours

The Original Tour also operates three different walking tours, included with your ticket . Find out more from your guide.

  • 24 hour ticket includes the river cruise + 1 walking tour
  • 48 hour ticket includes the river cruise + 2 walking tours
  • 72 hour ticket includes the river cruise + 3 walking tours

New for 2020: City Sampler Ticket

The new City Sampler ticket includes the Hop on Hop off tour, valid up until the end of the day on which ticket is exchanged. It does NOT include the river cruise or walking tours.

This tour is booked by Evan Evans Tours and operated by The Original London Tour.

Days of operation:

Daily (except 25 December)

Recommended Start Points: Piccadilly Circus (Coventry Street), Victoria (Grosvenor Gardens), Russell Square (Woburn Place), Marble Arch (subway Exit 3) and Original London Visitor Centre (17-19 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 5BL).

If you choose to do ONE complete circuit this takes approx 2 hours.
You can hop on and hop off as often as you wish. Your ticket is valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours from the time you first board the bus, so if you start in the afternoon, you can use the same ticket again the next morning. Services do not run overnight.
The City Sampler Ticket is valid only up to the end of the current day, so it's best to start in the morning.

Please note, you will require a printed copy of your ticket.

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Evan Evans E-tickets are valid on your nominated date, or on any other date during normal opening hours, for up to 30 days afterward. All dates are subject to availability and the supplier reserves the right to alter its opening times/service at short notice. Tickets can only be used for one visit and will be taken in by the supplier upon exchange.

A full refund or date change will be offered up to 24 hours before travel. Cancellations inside 24 hours will be charged at 100%. Please contact the Evan Evans Reservations Team on UK +44 (0)20 7950 1777.


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