1. United Kingdom
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  4. University of Cambridge

Cambridge: University Punting and Walking Tour

Product ID: 146070
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Discover the beauty of Cambridge on a combined 90-minute walking tour and 50-minute punting cruise along the River Cam. See the highlights of the city and learn about its fascinating history.
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Duration: 3 hours - 1 day
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English, Traditional Chinese

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  • Learn about Cambridge from a Cambridge University graduate guide
  • Enjoy a student guided punting tour
  • Discover famous sites in Cambridge and take a journey through time
Full description
A Cambridge University graduate guide will take you on a 90-minute enthralling journey through time as you recount the colorful story of Cambridge and its famous university. Receive a wonderful insight into student life. You also have the option to book this tour with a professional photographer who will be on-hand to capture the memories and snap exquisite photos of your group.

On this enthralling 90-minute walking tour you will see where famous alumni studied including Prince Charles, Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking, visit famous chapels and libraries, listen to anecdotes and see where the structure of D.N.A was discovered all while taking in views of famous architecture with over 800 years of history.

This public tour will be conducted in English and starts at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM from the local supplier's blue flag at King's College entrance on King's Parade.

The tour will cover sights such as Trinity Hall College, Trinity College, Corpus Christi College, Pembroke College, Queens’ College, King’s College, Clare College, The Senate House, Gonville and Caius College, St Catherine’s College, Great St Mary’s Church, The Eagle Pub, Corpus Christi college, The Round Church and much more.

Your punting tour will begin shortly after your walking tour and will include an experienced local guide who will explain the famous history of 8 colleges and 9 bridges along the River Cam. You are welcome to bring refreshments on board and will be welcomed to a free punting lesson during your tour.
  • Student guides
  • 50-minute punting tour
  • 90-minute walking tour
  • Professional photographer (depending on the option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to King's College Chapel

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• The walking tour part of this ticket is available at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, or 3:00 PM only
• Pembroke College and Trinity College entry depending on availability on the day
• Punting is an open ticket
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Cambridge Alumni Tours

Product ID: 146070