Guided tour

Washington DC: Bus Tour to the Highlights of the Capital

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Activity provider: USA GUIDED TOURS

Washington DC: Bus Tour to the Highlights of the Capital

Activity provider: USA GUIDED TOURS
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From US$ 59 per person

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Discover the highlights and landmarks of Washington DC on a guided bus tour. Join your guide on walking visits to major public monuments as you learn about their history.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • See all the crucial sights of the capital in four hours
  • Discover the significant stories that form the fabric of USA society
  • Walk to see the White House and its poignant memorials
  • Take in the beautiful views from comfortable, cutting-edge tour buses
Full description

Capitalize on your time in the capital with this whistle-stop city tour of Washington DC. Board one of the luxury buses at the U.S. Navy Memorial before cruising past the National Archives to the U.S. Capitol Building.

Let your guide give you the lowdown, from the original Declaration of Independence to the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Take in incredible views of the two-mile-long Smithsonian Museum and imposing Washington Monument, which is the tallest freestanding stone structure in the world.

You’ll have the chance to stretch your legs with stops at the White House and Lincoln Memorial, where you can climb the stairs to see the famous statue of America’s 16th President. Then, take an informative guided walk around the beautiful WW2 Memorial. 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 onboard the bus. Then, learn the history of the White House, Capitol Building, FDR Memorial, and Martin Luther King Memorial during short guided walks.

  • Entry tickets & places visited
    • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial visit

    • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial visit

    • World War II Memorial, Washington DC visit

  • Who you’ll be with
    • Live tour guide: English

  • Transport
    • Transport by bus / coach

  • Food & drink
    • Lunch

    • Water

    • Not included: alcoholic drinks

Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the United States Navy Memorial to begin your tour

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  • Departure time: 10:00 AM
  • Please note that live tour guide narration is provided in English only
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4.7 /5

based on 43 reviews

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It was a great trip but I think that the guide should do more research on the life of Thomas Jefferson and sally Hemings. He stated that she had a child with Thomas but there was more than one child. There is a lot of controversy about this relationship so a little more research would be great! The guide was most entertaining and really held your attention.

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November 29, 2022

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

Product ID: 44715