London: Full-Day Private Personalized Tour w/ a Local

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Key Details
Duration
7 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
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Live Guide
Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian

Pick-up service

Please make known if you would like to be picked up from your accommodation, depending on how far it is from the tour area, there may be no additional costs.

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What You'll Do
  • Focus on the things that locals do and enjoy every week
  • Choose from a variety of expertise in shopping (vintage, British designers), food & drink, art, child-friendly things to do, music and nightlife
  • See the city unlike the picture postcard patter of tourist guides
  • Have a friend in the city so that the city becomes your friend
Overview
Imagine you get to know a city through the eyes of a friend who lives there. A friend who knows what you love – who knows where to go and what to do so that you get to experience what you really want. Book a half or full-day tour personalized tour.
What to Expect
Local guides from all over London have a wide range of interests and experiences that can cater for any kind of private group (including child-friendly). Ranging from recent graduates to the retired, from designers to musicians to professionals. What these local guides have in common is that they are all friendly, extremely knowledgeable and love to share their city.

See below example of what a central London itinerary might look like:

- 9:00-10:00am: Meet at your accommodation or wherever is convenient for you
- 10:00am: Explore Borough Market’s huge selection of gastronomic delights- superb food and drinks, especially the coffee
- 11:00am: Take a short walk to the Southbank, the finest riverside walk in central London and pass by or visit Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and the Tate Gallery, head across the wonderfully photogenic Millenium Bridge and take some photos of St. Paul’s Cathedral
- 12:00pm: Walk up to Fleet St., historically home to the English press now more of a home to the legal profession. Arrange to view a case in the Royal Courts of Justice argued by barristers (lawyers) who still wear their famous white wigs. If this doesn’t appeal to you, see the Silver Vaults, finely crafted objets d’art in an underground vault.
- 1:00pm: Pause for a picnic in the oasis calm of Lincoln’s Inn Fields or if the weather is not good enough, try the Field’s Bar & Kitchen for a relaxing and delicious casual lunch.
- 2:30pm: Move on to Covent Garden and the quirky streets and squares around it. It is fantastic for shopping, people watching and street entertainment.
- 3:30pm: Continue your walk through Chinatown and into Soho, an intoxicating mix of quirky shops, cafes and some of the best nightlife in town. Diversity in spades, you can never tire of this area. There are also a large number of galleries as well as world-class shopping nearby.
- 6:00pm: A quick pre-dinner drink or two in a beloved pub, the Punchbowl in Mayfair.
- 7:30pm: There’s a huge selection of fantastic places to eat in and around Mayfair from fine dining to the casual. Your guide will help you find the perfect place. For example, Le Gavroche is hard to beat if you are looking to splash out.
What's Included
  • Half or full-day private and personalized tour
  • Working together to build the perfect itinerary for you
  • Booking of tickets, attractions and venues as required
  • Local guide
  • Tour can begin from your accommodation (if reasonable within reasonable distance)
  • Walking tour (other transport can be arranged at additional cost)
What's Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Any tickets into attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Transportation to/ from attractions 
Meeting Point

Either at your accommodation or an agreed on starting point that best suits you and makes the most of your time with the local guide. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Tours are fully personalized so any additional requirements like tickets, transportation and food & drinks can be arranged for an additional cost
• Private groups are normally no larger than 6 people (if your group is larger, please make this known so that accommodations can be made)
• Please book at least 24-hours in advance so the best experience can be built for you

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