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The Original Tour London: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour provided by The Original London Sightseeing Tour

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The Original Tour London: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Discover London at your own pace without following the rigid structure of a guided tour on a hop-on hop-off Original London sightseeing tour. Family-friendly and flexible, your pass lets you create a personalized sightseeing itinerary that covers all major London landmarks. Choose from multiple bus routes, and listen to live or audio commentary. Plus, your ticket includes a Thames River cruise and access to a free London walking tour, making it a great value package.
Highlights
  • Discover London with flexibility on the Original London sightseeing bus tour 
  • Create a personalized itinerary with a hop-on hop-off tour
  • Choose from multiple routes that cover top London landmarks 
  • A Thames River cruise and access to a walking tour are included
What to Expect
Redeem your pass at a date convenient to you, and board your sightseeing bus at one of the multiple stops around London. Opt to remain on each bus route for the entire loop, or disembark whenever an attraction captures your attention. Live or prerecorded commentary brings the capital city’s history to life, while the included Thames River cruise and a walking tour reveals a different side to London. Some popular attractions this hop-on hop-off tour stops at are the London Eye, Big Ben, Madame Tussauds London, Kensington Palace, and Piccadilly Circus.
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Important Information
Inclusions
  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off across the routes
  • A Hop-on Hop-off Thames river cruise
  • Audio-commentary in 11 languages
  • Live guided in English
  • Free WIFI onboard
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • Hop-on, Hop-off Thames River cruise ticket is valid for the same period as your bus ticket only
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Adventurelover1990 wrote a review 21 Oct
34 contributions9 helpful votes
We love an open top bus as a way to start our stay in any big city as it offers a flavour of the sights, the opportunity to hop off and visit them and allows us to get a feel for the city. The commentary from all the guides was excellent and very interesting. River cruise was a
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Response from TOTCustomerService, Customer Support Team at The Original Tour London: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
Responded 3 days ago
Thanks so much for your lovely review; it really is great to hear about your experience of our tour. Hope we can welcome you back onto our buses one day! Best wishes from us all at The Original Tour
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Isobel H wrote a review 12 Oct
8 contributions2 helpful votes
We went on the Night Bus Tour on Saturday evening. Our tour guide Jez was brilliant and very informative but also made us laugh. We felt very safe with the Corona situation, would definitely recommend!
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Response from TOTCustomerService, Customer Support Team at The Original Tour London: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Isabel! Thank you very much for such a great review! We have been working really hard to keep offering the best customer service despite of this Corona situation, so I am happy to see that reflected on your last visit. I will make sure that Jez gets the recognition he deserve. We hope to see you again soon! Best wishes from us all at The Original Tour
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Linda W wrote a review Sep 2020
21 contributions5 helpful votes
One of the safest ways to see London, seating was socially distanced and buses received regular sanitising at Leicester Sq. Its also a great way to see the sights from the top of a double decker bus. The tour guides gave fascinating insights into the history of the city and
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from TOTCustomerService, Customer Support Team at The Original Tour London: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello Linda W, Thank you very much for your rating. Indeed, The Original Tour buses are one of the easiest and safest way to travel around London. We work really hard to offer the best service to our customer so I am happy to see that reflected on your visit. We hope to see you again soon! You can try our London Bar Bus! Best wishes from us all at The Original Tour
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Donna S wrote a review Sep 2020
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We had a great trip with you guys...started out with a very helpful guy at westminster checking the boat details for us, we hopped on the boat up to tower of london and then met a nice guy at tower stop who phoned to check where the bus was and how long it would be to reach us
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from TOTCustomerService, Customer Support Team at The Original Tour London: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello donnasX3578YL, Thank you for such a nice review! It is good to hear you and your family enjoyed your time on The Original Tour buses. We are very proud of our team and I will be sure to pass on your praise to the staff who you met on the day. Hope to see you and your family soon! The London Christmas Lights Bus Tour is coming! Greetings from us all at The Original Tour
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Maria G wrote a review Sep 2020
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Covered all important sights and I was lucky to have had a sunny day that made it all the better. Recommend the seats st the front, on the upper deck.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from TOTCustomerService, Customer Support Team at The Original Tour London: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
Responded 12 Sep 2020
Hello, B6703ECmariag Thank you for your positive review! We are glad you enjoyed your time on board of The Original Tour buses in London. Hope we can welcome you back one day! The London Christmas Lights Bus Tour is coming soon! Best wishes from us all at The Original Tour.
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About the operator

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By: The Original London Sightseeing Tour
Valegirl81
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Fun learning.
Fantastic tour for kids. The safety measures were wonderfully reassuring during COVID. Special shout to the peopl
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I3328DGcarolc
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London by night
Spur of moment trip booked with Jez Friday night 18/9/20 an hour later was on the bus, what a fabulous way to see L
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_dragonka3
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No!
Horrible polish driver rafal drgas taking painkillers and antibiotics during his work, in front of our very eyes, s
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dionnet280
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Nice activity
Would recommend to book on line. Tour covered all important landmarks. All important facts giving with humour. Al
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N5415KXjenniferh
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Great London bar bus
The bar bus was a great experience, made even better by the friendliness and knowledge of Peter & Jez. Nothing was
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charsi16
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Not very nice
Not a good team on ground, sparse info provided. Buses are not kept clean. Also the river cruise was only one way a
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LisaSherwood
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Lovely Day!
I headed to London with my little ones with the intention to do a bus top tour! I had tried to book online the big
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catherine B
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Fantastic
We took this tour to celebrate my daughters birthday this week. Absolutely gorgeous! No problems with social distan
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markcleav
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Tour review
Just spent a weekend in London booked a trip on the original tour bus I have to say it was excellent from the ticke
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MariW627
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The Original Tour was a disappointment beyond words
Buying the 48 hour tour tickets was the only positive experience of this day. We selected the Blue line to visit We
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B1467NHjenniferm
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Disappointing and expensive
Tour was disappointing to say the least, we had to change buses as our earphone system wasn’t working, on the next
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oyl2017
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Tour was good, booking company was horrible
So, we booked this tour the night prior with the company the website directed us to (Isango). Everything seemed goo
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MichelleJ3260
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Informative and a great way to see the city highlights
Was a great way to see the city highlights, the Original hop on tour has more stops than some of the other hop on b
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Welshsaxon
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Better than expected
I had hesitated about going with these guys today, as the recent reviews haven’t been great. But it was pretty goo
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Workingmom2boys
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Do not choose this service
leaving another review; the yellow line had more stops, but the recorded commentary still did not work. Later in t
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Key Details
  • Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and 29 more
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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