Early Access Tower of London Tour: Opening Ceremony, Crown Jewels & River Cruise

London, England (100)


The Tower of London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and it is no wonder why! The Opening Ceremony, Crown Jewels, and River Cruise are all must-dos for any visitor to the Tower.


Tour Duration: 165 min

Early Access Tower of London Tour: Opening Ceremony, Crown Jewels & River Cruise

Begin your VIP tour with early, skip-the-line access, and see the tower’s storied opening ceremony. With just a small group for company, you’ll explore the landmark’s highlights. You’ll also be among the first visitors to enter the Tower of London’s world-famous Jewel House, where the glittering Crown Jewels await. At the end, you’ll receive a flexible one-way pass for London’s best sightseeing river cruise.

What's included

Below are items that the provider has stated are included with Early Access Tower of London Tour: Opening Ceremony, Crown Jewels & River Cruise at no additional cost

  • Local English-speaking guide
  • First entrance ticket for Jewel House
  • Flexible one-way ticket for London river cruise
  • First entrance ticket for Tower of London
  • Expertly guided walking tour

What's NOT included

Below are items that the tour provider of Early Access Tower of London Tour: Opening Ceremony, Crown Jewels & River Cruise has stated that may cost an additional fee if desired.

  • Hotel Pick-Up / Drop-Off
  • Gratuities

Points Of Interest

  • 35 minutes: Begin your VIP-level experience by witnessing the Opening Ceremony, a storied military ritual that officially opens one of the most famous monuments in London.
  • 20 minutes: After a quick introduction from the Yeoman Warders who guard the palace, you’ll stroll straight into the Jewel House and be among the first people to see the Crown Jewels. There are no crowds, so after you guide tells you what to look out for, you can take your time and soak in one of the most dazzling collections of riches in the world.
  • 110 minutes: Stroll along the famous Tower Walls, peek inside the refurbished bedroom of Edward I, and say hello to the tower’s resident ravens. Your experience ends on a high note as you step into the White Tower for a full tour of a refurbished medieval castle. Before parting ways, you’ll receive access to a boat pass for a flexible one-way trip on the best sightseeing river cruises in London. Choose the day and time of your trip and depart from either Tower, London Eye, Westminster, or Greenwich piers.

Additional Information

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Our group tour utilizes multiple areas that are not wheelchair accessible/mobility friendly. Those with wheelchairs and mobility issues should contact us so we can arrange your visit.
  • Sites on this tour are subject to occasional closures. If modifications are needed and time permits, we will reach out to you prior to your tour. For last-minute closures, modifications may be communicated at the tour start time.
  • Walks comply with all local government regulations. You may need to wear a mask or provide proof of vaccination to enter certain venues. Please refer to London government guidelines for the most up to date information
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff