Explore London for a full day (9hrs) with your very own Mandarin-speaking native British travel buddy. Great for couples, groups of friends or families looking for a fun, relaxed and local London experience with an element of flexibility.
Choose 2 of the following 6 London areas to explore:
1) Westminster & around Central London
2) St Paul’s & around the City of London
3) Shoreditch & around East London
4) London Food Experience
5) London Pub Experience
6) London Shopping Experience
Westminster & around Central London – Great for first-time visitors to London.
Your travel buddy will take you to see London’s most iconic Westminster landmarks including Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square and Covent Garden to name a few!
St Paul’s & around the City of London – Great for visitors interested in the history of London.
Your travel buddy will take you to see the oldest parts of London including St Paul’s Cathedral, churches bombed during the Blitz and old Roman remains – above and below ground!
Shoreditch & around East London – Great for hipsters or visitors who would like to see the coolest, most up-and-coming part of London!
Your travel buddy will take you to see London’s most multi-cultural, creative and diverse areas including London’s best graffiti walls, best independent cafes and snack stores, as well as famous haunted streets, trendy boutique shops and buzzing markets.
London Food Experience – Great for foodies!
Your travel buddy will take you to some of London’s most delicious and local London food spots including cream tea cafes, riverside pubs, street food vendors, as well as the seafood and farm produce sellers at Borough Market. There’ll be landmarks along the way, but this experience is mostly about the food!
London Pub Experience – Great for keen drinkers and visitors looking for one of the most authentic British experiences.
Your travel buddy will take you to some of London’s most historic, famous and pretty pubs along the river Thames. For Brits, the pub is not just a place to drink beer (although you will have lots of opportunity to sample that!) Pubs are also social centres and popular meeting points for friends. Some offer great food too, with typical English dishes on the menu. This is a fun and very local experience for any new or frequent visitor to London.
London Shopping Experience – Great for those who love to shop!
Your travel buddy will take you to one of London’s shopping areas. Choose from: 1) Oxford Street & Regent Street, 2) Harrods & Sloane Street, 3) Portobello Market or 4) Camden Market. This is a great chance to spend half a day shopping for clothes, antiques, souvenirs, local products or luxury brands with the personal recommendations and assistance of your travel buddy.
Native British Mandarin-speaking travel buddy to show you around your chosen London areas for a full day (9hrs)
Half a day in each of your chosen 2 London areas
Central London hotel meet & drop off
Travel buddy’s transport costs (public transport only)
All guide tips
Transport for customers
Meals for customers and travel buddy
Attraction entrance fees for customers and travel buddy
Overtime (additional charge of £40 per hour if required)
NOTE: Price includes 9hrs travel buddy service with central London hotel meet at the start of the day and drop off at the end of the day. Your travel buddy’s transport costs are included in the price but no other costs are included so as to allow a more flexible travel experience. Guests and travel buddy’s meals are to be paid by guests on the day – your travel buddy can make local recommendations for great places to eat. Guests and travel buddy’s attraction entrance fees are also to be paid by guests on the day should you wish to enter any attractions – your travel buddy can make local recommendations. Guests are to pay for their own transport for the day. If you require assistance purchasing public transport tickets or arranging private vehicle and driver for the day, simply let us know upon enquiry and we’d be happy to help (additional fee).
Our travel buddies are native British locals with a good knowledge of the areas listed above. While our guides are well-trained and knowledgeable, they are not Blue Badge guides with an in-depth knowledge of London. For guests looking for a fun, relaxed and local experience in London, our native British travel buddies are a great choice for you!
Travel buddies are trained to take guests around the locations listed above only. While areas are fixed, customers will still have a lot of flexibility on the day to spend their time as they prefer within their chosen locations.
Maximum 8 customers per travel buddy.
9hrs private service. Start and end time flexible.
Your travel buddy will meet and drop off your group from any Central London hotel
You will spend about half a day in each chosen location with your travel buddy. Don’t worry, if you wish to spend more or less time in an area this is flexible and can be arranged by your travel buddy on the day.
A travel buddy will be assigned upon receipt of payment subject to availability. We cannot always promise a specific travel buddy, but we always do our best to meet specific requests where possible.
To enquire for a travel buddy please use the form on this page. Please note bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the start time. For last minute reservations please call 020 3095 6205.
Any overtime will be charged at £40 per hour.