In the historic streets of Cambridge, a 4-hour adventure awaits, led by a charismatic University of Cambridge graduate or current student. Wander through picturesque streets, capturing Instagram-worthy moments, and uncover hidden gems behind the city’s most famous colleges and landmarks. Punt along the serene River Cam, taking in the majestic views of Kings College and Clare Bridge. With expert commentary, discover the secrets of this ancient university town, from Sir Isaac Newton to Stephen Hawking. As the tour unwinds, get ready to unravel more of Cambridge’s fascinating tales and surprises that lie ahead.

Tour Highlights and Inclusions

Cambridge: Alumni Led Walking & Punting Tour W/Kings College - Tour Highlights and Inclusions

On this comprehensive Cambridge Alumni Tour, you’ll enjoy a rich mix of guided tours, punting excursions, and insightful commentary, all led by a knowledgeable University of Cambridge graduate or current student.

The tour takes you on a journey through Cambridge’s iconic landmarks, including The Eagle, Old Cavendish Laboratory, Queens’ College, and Trinity College.

You’ll stroll along the picturesque River Cam, taking in the sights and sounds of the city.

The tour also includes a self-guided punting excursion, giving you a unique perspective on Cambridge’s colleges and bridges.

With expert commentary and insider knowledge, you’ll unlock the secrets of this historic university town.

Expert-Led Walking Tour Experience

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Guided by a charismatic University of Cambridge graduate or current student, you’ll embark on an immersive walking tour that weaves together fascinating anecdotes, intriguing historical tidbits, and insightful commentary, bringing Cambridge’s iconic landmarks to life.

Discover hidden gems and secrets behind the city’s most famous colleges and landmarks.

Hear about the lives and achievements of Cambridge’s most influential alumni, from Sir Isaac Newton to Stephen Hawking.

Get insider knowledge on student life, from academic traditions to social norms.

Explore the city’s picturesque streets and scenic views, capturing Instagram-worthy moments along the way.

Exploring Cambridge University Colleges

Cambridge: Alumni Led Walking & Punting Tour W/Kings College - Exploring Cambridge University Colleges

Dive into the storied halls of Cambridge University’s esteemed colleges, where centuries of academic excellence and architectural splendor await discovery. As you wander through the colleges, you’ll uncover a treasure trove of history, from the majestic grandeur of Trinity College to the picturesque tranquility of Queens’ College. Get ready to be awestruck by the stunning architecture, scenic quadrangles, and world-class museums.

College Founded Notable Alumni
Trinity College 1546 Sir Isaac Newton, Ernest Rutherford
Queens’ College 1448 Stephen Fry, Ernest Rutherford
Kings College 1441 Alan Turing, Salman Rushdie
Clare College 1326 Samuel Butler, A.A. Milne

As you explore these revered institutions, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the rich history and academic excellence that has shaped Cambridge University into the esteemed institution it is today.

Scenic Punting Cruise on Cam River

Cambridge: Alumni Led Walking & Punting Tour W/Kings College - Scenic Punting Cruise on Cam River

As the chauffeured punt glides effortlessly along the Cam River, the centuries-old colleges and chapels of Cambridge University unfurl like a canvas of architectural mastery, their reflections rippling gently on the water’s surface.

The serene atmosphere is punctuated by the gentle lapping of the water against the punt’s wooden hull, creating a sense of tranquility that’s hard to find in the bustling streets of Cambridge.

Take in the majestic views of Mathematical Bridge, Kings College, and Clare Bridge.

Admire the iconic Wren Library and Bridge of Sighs.

Get a unique perspective on the city’s historic landmarks.

Enjoy the expert commentary of your local guide as you cruise along the river.

Cambridge Alumni Tour Details

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With the expertise of a Cambridge University graduate or current student as your guide, you’ll uncover the rich history and cultural significance of the esteemed institution’s most iconic landmarks.

This 4-hour tour is packed with fascinating insights into student life, famous sites, and colleges. You’ll explore The Eagle, Old Cavendish Laboratory, Queens’ College, The Backs, Trinity College, and Senate House.

Then, take a scenic 45-minute chauffeured punting tour along the River Cam, passing Mathematical Bridge, Kings College, Clare Bridge, Wren Library, and Bridge of Sighs.

Optional, you can admire the vaulted ceiling of Kings College Chapel for an extra fee.

Enjoy this immersive experience, led by a knowledgeable local guide, and discover the magic of Cambridge University.

Important Tour Information

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Before embarking on this Cambridge Alumni Tour, it’s essential to review the following important details to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience.

This tour isn’t suitable for people with mobility impairments or hearing-impaired individuals.

Wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing to ensure you’re ready for the walking and punting parts of the tour.

Pets aren’t permitted on college premises, except for guide dogs.

Provide a functional contact, ideally phone and email, that you can monitor regularly, so you don’t miss any important updates about your tour.

What to Expect and Prepare

Cambridge: Alumni Led Walking & Punting Tour W/Kings College - What to Expect and Prepare

On this immersive Cambridge Alumni Tour, expect to explore the rich history and esteemed traditions of one of the world’s most revered academic institutions.

Prepare to be led by a knowledgeable guide, a University of Cambridge graduate or current student, who’ll regale you with fascinating stories and anecdotes.

Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather, as you’ll be walking and punting through the picturesque streets and scenic rivers of Cambridge.

Don’t forget to bring a functional contact method, like a phone and email, to stay updated on any tour changes.

With a maximum of 4 hours, this tour promises an unforgettable adventure, so be ready to soak up the history, beauty, and charm of Cambridge!

Tour Itinerary and Schedule

Cambridge: Alumni Led Walking & Punting Tour W/Kings College - Tour Itinerary and Schedule

As you embark on this captivating Cambridge Alumni Tour, your 165-minute adventure unfolds across iconic Cambridge landmarks, weaving together a rich tapestry of history, architecture, and academia.

You’ll explore the Eagle, Old Cavendish Laboratory, Queens’ College, and more, with a knowledgeable University of Cambridge graduate or current student as your guide.

Visit Trinity College, Senate House, and take in the breathtaking views of The Backs.

Enjoy a scenic 45-minute punting cruise along the River Cam, passing Mathematical Bridge and the Bridge of Sighs.

Take an optional 1.5-hour guided tour of Kings College Chapel for an extra fee.

Finish your tour at Scudamores Mill Lane Punting Station, with unforgettable memories of Cambridge’s rich heritage.

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Wrap Up

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As she concludes her Alumni Led Walking & Punting Tour, she’s left with an indelible mark of Cambridge’s rich heritage.

With memories of iconic colleges, picturesque bridges, and quaint streets etched in her mind, she’s gained a deeper understanding of this revered institution.

The serene punting cruise has left her in awe of the university’s majestic landmarks.

As she departs, she carries with her the essence of Cambridge – a unique blend of tradition, innovation, and intellectual curiosity.

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