The next time you are intending to visit London, there is a real unique method to see virtually all of the sites within the capital. Duck Tours transports you across the city in vibrant yellow coloured amphibious landing craft and you will begin to see the famous attractions working in london not just in the road as well as in the water! Initially known as DUKWs and built-in 1942, these craft were utilised to create supplies in the ships towards the beaches during world war ii. The very fact these were amphibious saved a lot of amount of time in getting supplies where these were urgently needed and therefore grew to become revered by front line troops. Actually, 21,000 vehicles were utilised throughout the D-Day landings in the mid 1940s. These were also used throughout the Korean War however with the arrival from the helicopter within the 50s, balance loved DUKW vehicles tried a full day approximately we thought. A brand new splash of paint along with a new name – Ducks (to represent their amphibious nature) – and today, they are parading round the roads based in london in great figures, giving the customer an excellent understanding of everything this excellent city provides!
The 75 minute Duck Tour based in london starts from Chicheley Place behind the London Eye and first it’s over Westminster Bridge offering great views from the River Thames, Parliament and large Ben. Round Parliament Square, the tour manages Whitehall, past Downing Street, the place to find both Pm at no. 10 and also the Chancellor from the Exchequer at no .11. Further past Horseguards Parade and also the tour continues onto Trafalgar Square using the imposing Nelsons Column (and countless pigeons!). Up St. James, past St James Palace and also the entire Gentlemen’s clubs in Pall Mall, we travel lower Piccadilly, beyond the famous Ritz Hotel and onto Hyde Park Corner. Then we travel past Buckingham Palace (remember when the Royal flag on the top from the palace is waiving which means the Queen is within residence) and onto Westminster Abbey before splashing onto towards the water at Vauxhall Bridge. We travel across the Thames and back seeing many sights on the way in the river before re-joining dry land and heading to our get point.
If you have been to London before, this tour provides you with a brand new perspective towards the city. There are visited London this tour is only a must and it is ideal for families. There’s action packed commentary through the tour, detailing all of the details about London past and offer in addition to giving us interesting tales concerning the beloved Duck Tours vehicles. Stringent safety criteria happen to be met in gaining the right licenses to function these vehicles, that have also gone through an entire refurbishment and therefore are fitted using the latest eco-friendly 4 litre diesel engines in addition to full PA system regulatory safety equipment.