Visiting a new city is always an exciting adventure, especially if it’s a culturally rich city like London that has so much to offer. Whether it’s a historical expedition, a shopping trip, a thrill-seeking adventure or an art escapade- whatever it is that you seek, London has it. To get the most out of your trip it’s recommended that you put up in accommodations that are situated in a location best suited for your needs. For instance, want to shop your heart out? Stay in hotels near Oxford Street. Want to soak in the historical landmarks? The City of Westminster is where you want to be.
However, you may want to maximize your time and get to all of the landmarks and all of the attractions in your short stay. London’s got a solution for that as well. For the ultimate city sightseeing in London, hop aboard one of the many bus tours in the city. Some of the top bus touring companies include Big Bus Tours, Golden Tours,City Sightseeing and Tootbus.
- Hop-on Hop Off Tours
Experience London at your own pace by opting for one of the many hop-on hop-off tours available in the city. Tours start from GBP 27.90 (Tootbus) and there are a whole variety of purchasing options available from various vendors. You can purchase tickets valid for 1 day or multiple consecutive days. The tours also offer a variety of routes, so you can get the most for your buck when purchasing multiple day tickets. Most buses on the hop-off hop-off tours have excellent frequency and you can hop back on in 10 minutes or less!
- London by Night
London is a city that is always alive – there’s something that’s always happening, some excitement always round the corner for you to discover. You can spend the whole day out on the streets of London and still have plenty to explore once the sun goes down. In fact, London takes on a whole new vibe at night and it’s worth discovering London by Night through one of the evening tours. Experience the cool night breeze in your hair as you whiz past iconic landmarks of the city – now throwing off a special glow in the night lights. If you’re a paranormal thrill chaser, you won’t be disappointed – there are some famous ‘Ghost Tours’ you can sign up for as well!
- Package Deals
For those who want to go beyond the sightseeing and actually indulge in the numerous entertainment experiences London has to offer, you can find some amazing package deals. Pair your hop-on hop off tickets with entry passes for some of London’s top attractions such as the London Eye, Madame Tussauds or Tower of London. Choosing a package deal will likely get you a discount on the entry tickets as well as sort out your transport to and from your accommodation.
Bonus: TfL Themed Itineraries!
Make the most of your Oyster card by choosing one (or more) of the many themed itineraries to experience the city aboard the iconic red bus of London. The TfL offers multiple leisure routes including Classic London, Museums and Palaces, Heritage & Pubs and London Markets.