Private London Highlights Black Cab Tour

Zip through London’s captivating streets as you explore the city’s top monuments, historic landmarks

Travel Flexibly · 3.00h · England, United Kingdom

Looking for a comprehensive sightseeing tour of London? During this private tour, you’ll be driven through the city in an iconic black cab, taking in London’s top sights, monuments, and landmarks! Your informative guide will be by your side, as you admire and learn about Buckingham Palace, Covent Garden, Big Ben, and so much more! Since this is your private tour, you’re free to get out, explore, and take photos whenever and however often you’d like. This is the absolute best way to tour London.

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  • Westminster Abbey
  • Hyde Park
  • Tower Bridge and Tower of London
  • Trafalgar Square
  • The Shard
  • London's Top Museums
  • Hotel drop-off

Your captivating journey through London begins right outside your hotel, where your expert guide will be waiting with your iconic, black London cab! If you’re staying further outside of the city center, an easy, designated meeting point will be assigned in advance.

Once you and your group members are ready, it’s time to hit the streets and let the adventure begin! Take in the city’s stunning sights as you cruise to iconic landmarks like Westminster Abbey, Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, and so much more. Your knowledgeable guide will be there to detail the history of each site, as you admire stunning monuments, historic landmarks, and breathtaking buildings.

You’re free to hop out of the cab whenever you’d like to explore and take photos. After all, this is your private tour, so you call the shots.

Private London Highlights Black Cab Tour Description

Your 3-hour tour includes:

  • Expert guide

  • Iconic, private black cab

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Drive to London’s most legendary landmarks, sites, and monuments

  • Opportunity to get out whenever you want to explore and take photos

  • Private tour experience of 6 people max

Ride Through London in Style

Your legendary adventure through London’s most captivating sights begins right at your hotel. Your expert guide will be waiting to whisk you away in a private, black cab—an iconic London staple.

Please keep in mind, hotel pick-up and drop-off are only available for guests staying within central London. If you’re further outside of the city, a convenient meeting point will be selected before the tour.

Once you and the rest of your excited group are comfortable in your sleek black cab, it’s time to buckle your seatbelts and get ready for an unforgettable day of sightseeing. Since this is a private tour, you have the freedom to get out, explore, and take photos whenever you’d like!

Westminster Abbey

Take in the sights as you cruise through the streets of London before arriving at Westminster Abbey. As you admire the building from the outside, your guide will share details about the extensive history of this important church. which has been the site of every coronation for British monarchs since 1066. The world-famous site is also where many other royal events have taken place, including sixteen royal weddings.

Houses of Parliament and Big Ben

Near Westminster Abbey, continue admiring London’s historic landmarks as your guide leads you to the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Located along the River Thames, the palace’s stunning architecture and iconic Clock Tower are sure to mesmerize you. Snap a few photos of this postcard-worthy sight before hopping back in your cab.

Not far from the Houses of Parliament, your guide will lead you to Downing Street, famous for being where the Prime Minister both works and resides.

Hyde Park

For a breath of fresh air, your guide will escort you to Hyde Park, one of the eight Royal Parks in the city. This sprawling, urban park is huge, and beloved by locals and tourists alike. Admire the beautifully curated, verdant space before jetting off to your next stop.

St. Paul’s Cathedral

Zip through London’s busy streets before arriving at St. Paul’s Cathedral, a breathtaking landmark within the city. Listen as your guide details the importance of this immaculate cathedral, including how it is the mother church of the Diocese of London. Be sure to take a few photos of this captivating site before making your way to the next remarkable stop on the tour.

Covent Garden

As you cruise over to the West End of London, your guide will take you to the famous Covent Garden. This popular square is car-free, so hop out of the cab as your guide leads you through this vibrant piazza, where you’ll find dozens of shops, craft stalls, and the Royal Opera House. Pause for photos of this iconic square, or maybe pick up a one-of-a-kind souvenir from one of the artisanal stalls.

Tower Bridge and the Tower of London

Continue immersing yourself in history as you’re driven to the iconic Tower Bridge and Tower of London. The Tower of London is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames. Your guide will explain its fascinating history as you take in its impressive architecture.

The Tower Bridge is an absolutely breathtaking bridge that runs over the river and is perhaps one of London’s most iconic sites. Take in the bridge’s mesmerizing, Neo-Gothic architecture as your guide explains more about this prominent, London landmark.

Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery

Next, your guide will escort you to Trafalgar Square, a hugely popular square in the city center. The lively square is always brimming with both tourists and locals, making it great for people-watching.

Most notably, Trafalgar Square is where you’ll find The National Gallery, a breathtaking art museum. Containing a collection of more than 2,300 paintings from the mid-13th century to 1900, both history and art lovers flock to see this stunning collection of masterpieces. While there won’t be time to peruse the impressive collection during this tour, the stunning exterior of the building is certainly worth marveling at.

The London Eye & Shakespeare’s Globe

Take in the beauty of the scenic River Thames as you’re driven to The London Eye, a famous observation wheel and iconic structure in London’s skyline. There won’t be time to hop on and take in a birds-eye-view of the city, however, as Europe’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel, the towering site is well worth admiring from below.

Not too far down the road, your guide will point out the world-renowned Shakespeare’s Globe. This acclaimed theater along the River Thames was originally built in 1599, though it was destroyed by a fire in 1613. The theater you see today is a realistic reconstruction of the original structure.

Buckingham Palace

For a taste of royalty, drive to the enchanting Buckingham Palace. This internationally famous royal residence is a must on any London sightseeing tour. As you marvel at the exquisite landmark, your guide will tell tales of its regal history.

The Shard and The Tate Modern

The breathtaking views continue as your guide leads you to The Shard, London’s famous, 72-story skyscraper. Marvel at the towering building before taking in the Tate Modern, the city’s iconic art gallery. Take note of the building’s unique structure, as your guide explains that it contains the UK’s national collection of international modern and contemporary art.

Tour London’s Top Museums

A proper tour of London wouldn’t be complete without visiting some of the city’s most notable museums. Admire the architecture of the famous British Museum, celebrated for containing two million years of human history, art and culture.

Next, marvel at the intricate architecture of the Natural History Museum, which is especially renowned for its collection of dinosaur skeletons.

Finally, your guide will lead you to the Victoria and Albert Museum, the world’s biggest museum of applied arts, decorative arts and design. You won’t head inside, but the expansive museum’s exterior is stunning, so you’ll surely want to grab the camera for this one.

Enjoy a Convenient Hotel Drop-Off

Now that you’ve come to the end of your tour, it’s time for your driver to make their way back to where your adventure started. Once you’re dropped off at your hotel or original meeting point, you’re free to head back to any of your favorite sites from the day for a deeper exploration!

What you get with this tour
Expert, local guide
Ride around London in an iconic black cab
Hotel pick up and drop off in central London
Opportunities to get out and take photos
See Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and Houses of Parliament from the outside
Explore beautiful Hyde Park and Covent Garden
View Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, and Buckingham Palace!
Private tour experience of 6 people max
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

All you'll need is a camera!

What to bring?

All you'll need is a camera!

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

No, this tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in London.

What if I have concerns about my mobility on this tour?

If you have any doubts about your mobility, no need to worry! Since this is a private tour, we can design the tour around your needs, including if you want minimal or no walking at all. Please just let us know in advance so we can best accommodate your needs.

What happens if it rains?

We run our Private London Highlights Black Cab Tour rain or shine.

Is lunch included in the price of the tour?

No, but You guide would be happy to recommend one of their favorite local spots.

Can I bring my kids and do I have to pay for them?

Kids are welcome on this tour, and we can provide a free booster seat for small children. Please just give us advanced notice if that is the case. As the pricing is for the full cab, not number of people, the age of the children does not affect the price of the tour.

Why do I have to pay for my child who's under 6 years old?

This tour is charged for the full taxi, not the number of people. So, it is the same cost, regardless of the number or age of participants.

Where does this tour end?

This tour ends back at your hotel or original meeting point, where you will be dropped off.

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