The Original Tour
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About The Original Tour, London
Overview of The Original Tour
The Original Tour is a place in London in the country of United Kingdom. Although listed here, The Original Tour is not one of the most visited sightseeing places in London.
Attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London, National Gallery and Madame Tussauds Museum are the usual crowd pullers of London and you might easily miss out The Original Tour amidst these top things to do in London.
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See London on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city, led by a guide. Hear the history of top London attractions like Westminster Abbey and Big Ben, and receive fast-track entry and a guided tour of St Paulâs Cathedral. After the sightseeing tour, watch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at Buckingham Palace and tour the Tower of London. As a bonus, this experience also includes a one-way River Thames sightseeing cruise, which can be used on the day or another time. Upgrade to include a flexible London Eye ticket to be used on any day you wish.
Visit Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and medieval Warwick Castle on this action-packed, full-day trip from London. From the comfort of a first-class, luxury coach, make your way out of the capital to three of Englandâs most-visited places. Enjoy a walking tour of Oxford, home to one of the worldâs most prestigious universities. Pass through the idyllic Cotswolds, a region officially designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Visit Stratford-upon-Avon, the charming birthplace of William Shakespeare. Then, travel back to the Middle Ages with a trip to magnificent Warwick Castle.
Discover the London sightseeing with the London Pass including hop on hop off Bus Tour, and get free entry to 60 top attrctions like Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London. Save time with skip the line access from long queues with fast-track entry at countless attractions, and take advantage of special offers at quality London restaurants and shops.
Even better, why not upgrade and include transport with your London Pass? Choose from a 1-, 2-, 3- , 6-or 10-day sightseeing pass with transport included and see the highlights of England’s cosmopolitan capital with ease.
Enjoy faster entrance to the UNESCO-listed Tower of London, one of London's most popular attractions. Bypass the long lines at the main ticket office, and explore this mighty complex, established in 1066. Check out the White Tower, TraitorsâÂÂ Gate and Tower Green, where Anne Boleyn was beheaded in 1536; visit the awe-inspiring Crown Jewels; and see the legendary ravens. Once inside, explore independently, or take a complimentary Yeoman Warder âÂÂBeefeaterâÂÂ tour or audio-guided tour (own expense). Upgrade to include admission to two other London palaces: Hampton Court and Kensington Palace.
Getting around The Original Tour, London
The most preferred mode of transport is Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square. The transit will take around 3 minutes, covering a distance of 0.56 Kilometre. The trip will cost you roughly GBP 2.Public Transport : Subway
Take a Subway. The total distance will be 2.04 Kilometre costing GBP 2 and the duration of the trip will be 4 minutes.Taxi
It is recommended to take Taxi which will cost you roughly GBP 10, taking around 4 minutes. The distance between the two points is 2.51 Kilometre.Walk
By walking for 18 minutes for a distance of 1.47 Kilometre.Cycle
Suggested transit method is Cycle. The distance between the points being 2.5 Kilometre, the time taken for the journey is 11 minutes. The expense of the trip is GBP 2.
The most preferred mode of transport is Subway. The transit will take around 1 minutes, covering a distance of 0.52 Kilometre. The trip will cost you roughly GBP 2.Public Transport : Bus
Take a Bus from Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown. The total distance will be 0.24 Kilometre costing GBP 2 and the duration of the trip will be 2 minutes.Taxi
It is recommended to take Taxi which will cost you roughly GBP 8, taking around 3 minutes. The distance between the two points is 1.82 Kilometre.Walk
By walking for 14 minutes for a distance of 1.19 Kilometre.Cycle
Suggested transit method is Cycle. The distance between the points being 1.57 Kilometre, the time taken for the journey is 7 minutes. The expense of the trip is GBP 2.
The most preferred mode of transport is Train. The transit will take around 7 minutes, covering a distance of 2.91 Kilometre. The trip will cost you roughly GBP 5.Public Transport : Subway
Take a Subway. The total distance will be 3.46 Kilometre costing GBP 2 and the duration of the trip will be 9 minutes.Public Transport : Bus
It is recommended to take Bus from Embankment, which will cost you roughly GBP 6, taking around 10 minutes. The distance between the two points is 3.87 Kilometre.Public Transport : Bus
Best transit method is Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The distance is 4.23 Kilometre, costing around GBP 2. The duration of the trip is 13 minutes.Ferry
Suggested transit method is Ferry. The distance between the points being 3.29 Kilometre, the time taken for the journey is 20 minutes. The expense of the trip is GBP 6.Public Transport : Bus
The most preferred mode of transport is Bus from Embankment. The transit will take around 23 minutes, covering a distance of 3.24 Kilometre. The trip will cost you roughly GBP 2.Taxi
Take a Taxi. The total distance will be 4.84 Kilometre costing GBP 16 and the duration of the trip will be 6 minutes.Towncar
It is recommended to take Towncar which will cost you roughly GBP 8, taking around 6 minutes. The distance between the two points is 4.84 Kilometre.Walk
By walking for 53 minutes for a distance of 4.46 Kilometre.Cycle
Suggested transit method is Cycle. The distance between the points being 4.87 Kilometre, the time taken for the journey is 23 minutes. The expense of the trip is GBP 2.
Share your experience - Rate The Original Tour, London
Don't waste your time & money on this! Terrible service, we spent more time waiting at bus stops than anything else! Would have rather spent my money on a taxi to take me round London...
Recorded commentary is OK, but I agree with other reviews, we spent much more time waiting for the bus than on the bus itself. One bus stop had a sign advising it was out of service, and after 20 minutes waiting in Embankment someone turned up and said to us "oh, I have been the whole time (clearly not visible, as I had tried to find them) and the buses are not stopping here today, you have to cross the river (even though Big Bus and Golden Tours had apparently no problem to stop there)". Quite a poor service, go for the other companies, at least those have frequent buses.
I seem to have found their token unfriendly driver on the last section of the trip, but aside from him all staff were friendly, knowledgable and exceedingly accommodating of the stereotypical tourist mix. My only recommendation to improve service would be to give location arrival estimates eg how long from point x to point y
Can only relate my experience - purchased tix. at hotel, upon representation bus came along every 20 min. - took taxi to bus stop - clearly standing under bus stop sign for Original Tour bus - after 40 mins. passed, tele.-called office - told bus would arrive in 20 mins. - next call in 20 mins., told there was a brake in scheduled service, bus would surely come at 5:15 PM - @ 5:35 PM, when no bus had come, tele. calls to office went unanswered - result so far, 1 hour 35 mins. on bus stop, no bus, despite TWO telephone assurances - cab back to hotel, enlist hotel's help in securing refund - no instant refunds, my credit card account would be credited within 10 days - no receipt of acknowledgement refund would be paid - it was only upon my suggestion to the hotel that an e-mail be sent, that I received ANYTHING to hold onto regarding refund - result to this point: vacation disappointment, 95 mins. on a bus stop, 2 cab fares' cost, a promise of a refund, & Original Tour gets the float on my $$$ for 10 days or so (I hope !!). Absolutely no offer of any attempt to make up to us for any of the bother and expense of this, caused by Original's failure to send a bus/adhere to it's published promise of service. I hope to find some agency that regulates these consessions that I can lodge a complaint with; Original should not be allowed to operate this way. I've read someone commented it's a shame Google won't provide for the awarding of ZERO stars - this is a zero star situation, in my estimation. I AM NOT A SHILL FOR ANY SERVICE - I noted, during the time I and my 83 yr. old mother stood on the bus stop, at least 3 Golden Tours Hop on Hop off busses passed.
Waisted £32 which is $53AUD on a horrible service when we bought the tickets we were waiting for 40 minutes to get on our first bus. Then we were finally picked up by a bus that was out of service and had to make a special trip just to take us to another stop to get on a connecting bus. We also seemed to have picked up another group who were also stranded. Long story short, terrible service, horrible scheduling, lots of waiting and just bad.
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