London's Magical Christmas Lights Tour - 90 minutes
A special open-top bus tour for the festive season - capture the magic of Christmas and the famous lights that decorate the iconic streets of London with The Original Tour double decker buses. Experience and explore London and its iconic Christmas lights on this 90 minute tour. View the legendary lights that line Knightsbridge as well as the incredibly decorated Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores. Our live guide will entertain you with fascinating stories and facts such as why we set our Christmas pudding on fire! Included with every ticket are a complimentary Santa hat and a glass of Mulled Wine (or a non-alcoholic alternative) available from Planet Hollywood to really get you in that festive mood.
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This 90 minute tour departs every evening from Leicester Square (next to the M&Ms World store) and takes you past Trafalgar Square and its huge Christmas tree, onto the Victoria Embankment where you will see the majestic London Eye lit up at night and look out for the stunning shop windows of Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores in upmarket Knightsbridge. We will then make a stop off at Winter Wonderland for passengers wanting to visit before continuing along the world famous Oxford Street and Regent Street – prepare for spectacular 360 degree views of the lights shining right above your head as you sit back, relax and enjoy the ride!
Launching on 17th November 2018 (Thursday - Sunday until 6th December when tours run daily) and running until 29th December 2018*, the tour departs at the following times:
Day Departure times Monday 18:45 19:15 Tuesday 18:45 19:15 Wednesday 18:45 19:15 Thursday 18:45 19:15 Friday 18:45 19:15 Saturday 18:45 19:15 Sunday 18:45 19:15
*Please note that this tour will not run on Christmas Eve (24th December 2018) or Christmas Day (25th December 2018)
Plan your trip
Once purchased online, vouchers will be delivered directly by email and can either be printed or downloaded to your mobile phone.
Your tickets are date and time specific. Please ensure you check before booking as tickets are non-exchangeable once purchased.
This tour is a panoramic tour which allows passengers hop-off only at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park.
- London's Magical Christmas Lights Tour departs from the Coventry St, Leicester Square (outside M&M World) on Leicester Square.
- Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your scheduled departure time.
- Seats are unallocated and on a first-come first-served basis.
- Remember to wrap up warm – London is not known for warm December nights!
- Free WiFi on-board the bus so you can share your Christmassy snaps with friends and family.
See the best of London’s Christmas lights
- Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree
- Victoria Embankment
- Winter Wonderland
- Oxford Street
- Regent Street
- Piccadilly Circus
Avoid the crowds whilst still enjoying the atmosphere of central London at Christmas time
Learn about Christmas past and present, and get an insight into quirky British traditions from the history of the pantomime to the time when Christmas was cancelled!
Amazing views of the capital from the top-deck
Fascinating and entertaining live guided commentary in English
Children: 5-15 years
Family: 2 adults and 2 children
Children under 5 years travel for free, sitting on a lap
Interested in an exclusive private hire Christmas Lights Tour?
A great choice for your office Christmas party or gathering your family and friends for some festive fun!
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