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Experience one of the world’s most famous universities on a walking tour of the prestigious Cambridge University. Follow your guide, a University of Cambridge student, around architectural highlights like Trinity College, King’s College, and Corpus Christi College; see the halls where alumni like Sir Isaac Newton, C.S. Lewis, and John Harvard once walked; and peek into student haunts like The Eagle Pub. This small-group tour is limited to 20 people for a personal experience.
  • Visit one of the world’s most prestigious universities, where Prince Charles, Sir Isaac Newton, and Stephen Hawking studied
  • Learn about student life from a Cambridge graduate guide
  • Pick-up from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small-group tour limited to 20 people ensures a personalized experience
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Enjoy a 90-minute College Walking Tour led by University of Cambridge Alumni/Students
Ask questions about the Oxbridge application process & student life
Enter King's College & King's College Chapel (when you book this ticket option)
See famous landmarks like the Cavendish Laboratory where over 20 Nobel Prizes were awarded
See where the 'Secret of Life' was announced by Watson & Crick
Enter inside College grounds (when they are open)
Marvel at the vaulted ceiling of King's College Chapel and the beautiful college grounds & meadows
Entry to colleges not on the itinerary
King's College, Cambridge , King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, UK

Meet your tour guide wearing a royal blue uniform (cap, beanie hat or polo) at the entrance of King's College on King's Parade 5 minutes before your tour is due to start.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Cambridge Alumni Tours - Pandemic Health and Safety Policy Your health is our top priority, and we have put special measures in place to keep all guests safe both during and after your activity. Stringent Cleaning - We’ve increased the frequency of disinfecting surfaces and high traffic areas between each tour, and hand sanitizer will be available to all of our guests at our starting points. Social Distancing – We have reduced maximum capacity of our tours. Guests will stay at a safe distance during all points of our walking tour and guests will be seated further apart on our punting tours. We also ensure that all staff members will be wearing the necessary PPE and sanitise between each tour. Wellness Checks - Employees receive daily wellness checks to ensure they are healthy and symptom-free. If you or anyone in your group is experiencing symptoms, we will work directly with you to cancel or reschedule your tour. Please refer to our cancellation terms.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Cambridge Alumni Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Shared | Cambridge University Tour With King's College Led By University Alumni ?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Shared | Cambridge University Tour With King's College Led By University Alumni ?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • "This tour was the highlight of our getaway trip and we highly recommend taking the time to do this." See review
  • "Cambridge looks nice, but having a guide gives the visit an extra dimension." See review


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a terrible experience
, May 2022
what is memorable was that it will be remembered as a BAD experience. i have had tons of walking tours. it is what i do every time i go to a new city. many of these are free tours. i have never had a tour where there was mostly walking with barely any talking. for a tour that was quiet high priced having a guide who had barely no knowledge about what we were seeing is a sad sad thing. we walked around - did not go into a single college ... had one sentence at most about the places we stopped at. we heard other tours near us and i learnt more those over hearing those guides than ours. extremely disappointing. you say it includes a visit to kings chapel but basically all it included was an entrance to it, for which we could have simply bought tickets. this was one of the most rip-off tours i have ever had.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Hello Rohini, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We do apologise that your experience was not up to our usual standard and we would love the chance to make it right. Our management team will reach out to you this week. Your feedback is important and much appreciated and we promise to improve. Kind regards, Alumni Tours Management
Memorable, filled with fun facts
, May 2022
Noah shared a lot of fun facts along the way, it was great to hear from an insider about what makes Cambridge University unique. Memorable tour, highly recommended.
One of the best cities to visit
, May 2022
Cambridge as a city itself is a beautiful place to visit. The history, great atmosphere, architecture is breathtaking. Place worth to visit without hesitation:)
, May 2022
Noah is a great guide. We learned a lot and had a wonderful time. Was exactly what we had hoped for.
, May 2022
Well worth doing. Enjoyable. Informative Interesting Knowledgeable guide Time went quick Good duration Learnt a lot
Clare our guide is great!...
, Apr 2022
Clare our guide is great! I had a great time in Cambridge. She's very knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
Very good, but I expected a guided tour around Kings College. Paying an additional £14 for mere entry is outrageous!
, Apr 2022
The stories Emily told. My disappointment at not being given a tour around Kings College and the Chapel. We felt cheated. Admission to Kings is normally £10, and we paid an additional £14. Not happy at all. (No reflection on our tour guide for the rest).
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Dear Mary, Thank you for your review. We have set up our tour to accommodate entry to King's College & King's College chapel at the end of our classic tour route. This enables you to roam the grounds & chapel at your own pace at the end of the tour. Our guide will always give you a thorough explanation of King's College history before the tour has ended. You are then given a self guided tour brochure which compliments the guided tour. The cost for King's College entry is £10 however there are additional processing/admin fees incurred when we handle this for you. So this mean there is only a £4 difference compared to buying the ticket yourself, which we make nothing out of. We arrange this for your convenience and to enhance your experience of Cambridge. I hope this clears up the matter. We are very pleased you enjoyed your tour with Emily and we wish you the best in your future travels. Best wishes, Alumni Tours
Great tour!
, Apr 2022
Francesco was wonderful. Great informative tour about the city and University. Good pace, didn’t feel rushed, enjoyed everything.
Lovely walking tour
, Apr 2022
A good summary of the growth of the University of Cambridge and its colleges. Very friendly, knowledgeable guide.
Fun and educational tour
, Apr 2022
We have been to Cambridge before and enjoyed the beautiful city but got a lot more out of our stay with the tour. Really lovely and entertaining guide. Highly recommend

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