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London > Private Tour: Black Taxi Tour of London

Private Tour: Black Taxi Tour of London

169 reviews
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London
| 2 hours
Hotel pickup

Overview

At a glance
Category: Tours
Duration: 2 hours
Highlights
Choice of several departures throughout the day
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Description
Your fully qualified and highly experienced black cab driver is the perfect guide to take you through the streets of London. London's taxi drivers have to sit the toughest taxi exam in the world, and their inside knowledge of London is unsurpassed. They know every alley, street and short cut in London, as well as all the historic sights, palaces, museums, galleries, shops and markets.

Taking a Black Taxi Tour of London offers unrivaled personalized and flexible service. Your taxi collects you from your hotel and drops you off wherever you choose in central London when the two-hour tour is finished.

Ask your driver to take you along a route specially chosen by you. Or let your driver guide you around instead, stopping off at the major sights and stopping on request to take photographs. Your driver also provides a full commentary, packed with anecdotes you won't find in any guidebook!

Design your own itinerary with your driver on the day, or see the following sights on a general tour:
• Tower of London
• Tower Bridge
• Trafalgar Square
• Buckingham Palace
• Westminster Abbey
• St. Paul's Cathedral
• Piccadilly Circus
• Leicester Square
• Soho
• Harrods
• Covent Garden
• Marble Arch
• Houses of Parliament
• Big Ben
• Whitehall
• Downing Street

This tour offers fantastic value for money, comfortably seating up to 5 passengers for one fixed price!
Inclusions
A personalized private tour (2 hours)
Transport by private London Black Taxi
Hotel pickup and drop off (selected hotels only)
Local guide
Gratuities
Food and drinks, unless specified

Location

Meeting point
Tour departs central London hotels (located within "Zone 1" on the London Tube Map

Reviews

Oct 2019

Driver (Stuart) was very knowledgeable and showed us a lot of “secret London” things. Was very good with our kids and overall we had an amazing experience.

Sep 2019

We were picked up right on time and whisked away on a wonderful tour. Our guide was so knowledgeable and knew just where to take us... Buckingham Palace, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, London Bridge, Old London, etc.

Jul 2019

Our driver, Mark, was prompt, kind, fun and just fabulous. I’ve been to London numerous times - but my teen not so much. He ferreted out some fun Harry Potter sites (for me, not her!) and really interesting little neighborhoods I’ve never had the chance to visit. This black cab tour really tied London together for me - I feel like I finally really know the lay of the land. And it was attention grabbing for my young travel partner, too!

Jul 2019

Our family of 5 had a two hour tour with a great guide, Andy. He picked us up at our hotel and took us around the city to see the main sights. We were able to exit the car at times to walk and take pictures. Would highly recommend!

May 2019

Stuart took my wife and I through a tour of the sites that normally tourist does not go to. Behind the scene places that has great history to it. He took us to an American Bar that was hidden in a square that we would have never found or see. His personality is amazing.

Jan 2019

David was our guide and he was great. We told him what we had seen and what we were planning to see so he took us around to places we would have missed

May 2018

professional and safe way in London to be driven to your designated wishes, interests and sights. we visited the homes and locations of the film NottingHill, interesting architural gems, locations concerning james bond and espionage, taxi was clean and our driver/guide had great humour!

Apr 2018

Our 2hour tour with Stuart on 4/5/18 was so delightful we wished we had
Chosen a 4 hour tour. We were whisked around Central London while listening to stories of places, people and Stuart's own take on special places. We saw the Westminster Cathedral which we knew nothing about and saw various gardens and historic sites as well as flats of famous people. Stuart graciously drove us up to Camden Locks which he recommended highly and.........he was so right. We might have missed this vintage, bohemian, pop-scene open air Market!! And the fish and chips were outstanding. We would hire Stuart to take us anywhere around London. He knows his city, how to drive it and to make every place interesting. A five star tour for sure.

Mar 2019

David was our guide and he was great. When you only have a day or two and want to see the outside of key historic sights and get brief history, then this is perfect. London traffic makes it difficult to see too much in two hours, but for us it was just the right amount of time and information. Recommend.

Jul 2018

Well.....we were all booked everything confirned, i called, they agreed on the up location, then called back once at the location driver said he can't come! So we were left stranded in the middle of nowhere, thanks to a good Samaritan, who had a friend that have us a ride to the airoirt. So we had to pay 400£ for the ride. Thanks I won't be back again no time soon! HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE!!!!!!

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