Guided tour

Washington DC: Bus Tour to the Highlights of the Capital

4.7 / 5

30 reviews

Washington DC: Bus Tour to the Highlights of the Capital

From US$ 59 per person

See the best of Washington DC by bus and on foot on a 4-hour highlights tour that takes in some of the most iconic monuments of the United States. Pass by the White House, and go to the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials. Remember fallen heroes, and more.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • See the best of Washington DC from on board a modern luxury bus
  • Marvel at iconic monuments, such as the Korean and Vietnam War memorials
  • Get up close to the White House and Capitol Building
  • Learn the history of America and its famous residents from the live guide
  • Enjoy free refreshments along the way
Full description
Take a fully-narrated tour of Washington DC to see the best of the nation’s capital in just 4 hours. Traveling by comfortable, modern air-conditioned coach, you will drive past some of the most iconic monuments, stepping off the bus at strategic points for a closer look. The tour takes a loop from the United States Navy Memorial, stopping at memorable sites, such as the Vietnam Memorial, US Capitol Building and Lincoln Memorial. An experienced guide will explain every significant detail of each monument and memorial, and give you the most comprehensive and intimate tour experience DC has to offer. Marvel at the many Smithsonian museums, National Mall, Freedom Plaza, and much more from on board the bus. Then, learn the history of the White House, Capitol Building, FDR Memorial, and Martin Luther King Memorial during short guided walks.
  • Guided bus tour
  • Live commentary
  • Walking tours of major monuments
  • Transportation by luxury tour bus
  • Complimentary bottled water on the bus
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must bring your own headphones

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    Meeting point

    Meet at the United States Navy Memorial

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Departure time: 10:00 AM
    • Please note that live tour guide narration is provided in English only
    • For Spanish and Mandarin languages, you must download the Tour Buddy App
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 30 reviews

    Review summary

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    We had an amazing experience with Terry the guide and Tony the driver. the guide informed us that they also work out of New York and will be implementing convertible vehicles. we'll be gladly booking one of those once the chance arises. We would definitely recommend this. Great experience and also affordable

    August 22, 2021

    My husband and I loved our tour! Joey was an excellent tour guide who shared numerous fascinating stories about the history of the area, people, and events. She even took photos of us with our camera. Tony was a wonderful driver who made us feel safe as we travelled through the city. We are so glad we chose this tour. Well worth the price!!

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    January 6, 2020

    Enjoyed every highlight on the tour but was not the guide as much.

    The guide was knowledgeable but had an annoying habit of addressing the group as “my friends” repetitively and it was so frequent it became annoying. After about the 20th time in 15 minutes I was irritated with it and actually wanted to say something but didn’t. Just my personal opinion but I would have appreciated a bit more professionalism.

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    July 28, 2018

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