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See More Taxi Tours: City Sights from Above and Below

From $558.13 /per group (up to 6)

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Free cancellation
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Safety measures
icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

See London’s iconic sights from a variety of vantage points on a black cab tour that goes above and below ground. With a knowledgeable driver, descend to the city’s subterranean tunnels and climb to vertiginous viewing platforms offering sweeping vistas of the English capital. Climb the spiral stairs of the Monument to the Great Fire of London; gaze at the glittering River Thames as you travel over it on a cable car; and marvel at the elegant dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral, an architectural masterpiece by Sir Christopher Wren. Receive the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour.
  • Private black taxi tour of London, seeing incredible city sights from above and below
  • Explore London’s underground tunnels with your expert guide and see a church crypt
  • Climb the 311-step staircase inside the Monument to the Great Fire of London
  • Enjoy unforgettable views of the dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral from a little-known vantage point
  • Ride on the Thames Cable Car across the River Thames to Greenwich
  • Hotel pickup and drop off from your centrally located London hotel

Additional Details

Private sightseeing tour<br/>Duration: 4 hours<br/>Complimentary water<br/>London Taxi<br/>Option 1<br/>Pickup included
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Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by private black taxi
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Entrance fees to Westminster Cathedral (approximately £2.00 per person)
Entrance fees to London Cable car (approximately £8.60 return per adult)

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your private driver will collect you from your central London hotel.

Greet your courteous driver at your centrally located London hotel and climb aboard a shiny black cab destined for the city’s secretive and subterranean tunnels. Sink into the car’s comfortable seats and receive an intriguing introduction to London’s history from your driver. 

Stop intermittently to explore parts of an underground network of tunnels and visit an eerie subterranean church crypt. Discover the important function of the tunnels during the Victorian era and hear tales of soldiers roaming the underground city during the World Wars. 

Return to sea level to ascend to the vertiginous summit of the Monument to the Great Fire of London, the world’s tallest free-standing column, and climb the 311 steps to the top. On arrival, gasp at incredible views of London and its scenic environs and then head to St. Paul’s colossal cathedral to gaze up at its dramatic white dome.

Opt to purchase a ticket to the top of a tower in Westminster Cathedral and enjoy unrivaled views of iconic monuments like Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Choose to cross the River Thames on a modern cable car for an additional charge, and then return to your hotel after four hours of sightseeing in the city.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Thames River
Arriving in a classic London black taxi, your private driver/Guide will collect you from your central London hotel, and then you’ll be on your way. Relaxing in the black cab’s comfortable seats, with air-conditioning and a glass panoramic roof, sit back and watch the sights of London pass by as your friendly Guide tells you about this fantastic city – from above and below!
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
City of London
While the skyline of London is rightly famous, not so many know about the city’s network of subterranean tunnels – we will stop to explore some of these fascinating tunnels underneath the River Thames, and visit an underground church crypt. Hear about the tunnels’ uses during Victorian times and learn about the secret passageways that were said to be used in the world wars.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
The Monument to the Great Fire of London
After exploring below ground, head back into the daylight to continue your journey around central London. Climb the 311-step staircase inside the Monument to the Great Fire of London (or simply, ‘the Monument,’ as Londoners know it) to get great views of the City and get a certificate to prove you did it as well. Your guide will take you through City of London for an incredible view of the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral.
Duration: 1 minute
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Big Ben
Marvel at Westminster’s skyline from the top of a tower and see top London attractions like Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament from this panoramic vantage point. Your tour can include a tantalizing sight of the River Thames as you cross above it by the new Thames Cable Car (extra charge) that connects London’s Royal Docks to the Royal Borough of Greenwich, on the south side of the river. This is an option to finish the tour here. After four hours of seeing London’s sights from above and below, your tour finishes back in Central London
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Capital Taxi Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during See More Taxi Tours: City Sights from Above and Below?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by See More Taxi Tours: City Sights from Above and Below.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during See More Taxi Tours: City Sights from Above and Below?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by See More Taxi Tours: City Sights from Above and Below.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during See More Taxi Tours: City Sights from Above and Below?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by See More Taxi Tours: City Sights from Above and Below.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during See More Taxi Tours: City Sights from Above and Below?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by See More Taxi Tours: City Sights from Above and Below.

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My tour with Jason was fantastic...
Alex M
, Jul 2017
My tour with Jason was fantastic. Accommodating, engaging, knowledgeable and friendly. Everything you'd want in a tour guide. Highly recommend.
star-5
Wonderful tour. Catered to our wants...
John W
, Nov 2016
Wonderful tour. Catered to our wants including fantastic stops we never would have known about otherwise. Highly recommend
star-5
Tour was amazing our cab driver...
Cindy
, Jul 2016
Tour was amazing our cab driver Steve had a wealth of information and took us to every place we wanted to see and some extras
star-5
What a wonderful morning. Andrew was...
Joanne K
, Jun 2016
What a wonderful morning. Andrew was our driver. He couldn't have been more accommodating or knowledgeable. We did the over and under tour and would not have known about some of the things we saw. One of our party booked a second.
star-5
Very impressive tour and guide...
GinaMarie
, Jun 2016
Very impressive tour and guide. Hotel pick-up and drop-off are definitely a plus. Lots of great photo opportunities with stops not on the usual tours. I would definitely do this again. The company worked with our schedule as there were many road closures the day we had booked due to an early morning race through the city. I was very impressed with the service and the tour.
star-5
We have used the traditional bus...
RICK D
, May 2015
We have used the traditional bus tours in the past...the Black Cab tour was so much more enjoyable!
star-5
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour...
Marjorie R
, Nov 2014
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Our tour guide Gordon was exceptional and gave us a very personalized tour which we really appreciated. Gordon was extremely knowledgeable and personable. Thee was not question that he could not answer. We would recommend this tour to our friends and request Gordon again.
star-5
Easily the best tour we have ever...
Mary G
, Sep 2014
Easily the best tour we have ever had; but not because of the sights. We have been to amazing locations and seen breathtaking things. But this private tour is something we will splurge on in the future! Our wonderful guide, Steve, took us all over London to places we never knew existed and some 'staples.' However, even with the 'staples' he knew where to get the unusual perspectives and absolute best photographs! He wasn't a clock watcher either! He was at our hotel in advance of our official start time and kept the tour going well after the posted end time. He was simply amazing!! Well worth the high price tag (for 2); if you have a few people its a must! It might still be a little higher than a group tour, but OMG - is it worth it!!
star-5
This tour was fabulous. We only had...
MARGARET S
, Sep 2014
This tour was fabulous. We only had about 6 hours in London, so this was a great way to get to see the most. The tour guide was very knowledgeable, helpful, and willing to accommodate special requests. We took the 4-hour tour, then added on 2 more hours because we were having such a great time!
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Excellent. Your company was terrific...
John E
, Jul 2013
Excellent. Your company was terrific as we had a Hotel booking which was sold to other parties, so we Were jet lagged and 24 hour late to take up your booking however your company supplied a Taxi with David, the next day and we were able to visit many things including a Church where my great grandparents were married in 1825 in Mary-Le Bone. We had many things of interest pointed out and were able to get into St Pauls Cathedral easily, with wheelchair and this was all very easy . Thank you for your help and kind attention to make our London trip really enjoyable John and Pamela

Product code: 5269UPUNDER

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