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Best of DC – VIP Guided DC Bus Tour

by USA Guided Tours
per adult Price is $125
Duration: 7h 10m Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • PRIORITY ENTRANCE INTO THE U.S. CAPITOL BUILDING

  • RESERVED ENTRANCE INTO THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES BUILDING

  • WALK THE GROUNDS OF DC’S FAMOUS ATTRACTIONS & MONUMENTS

  • Film about the founding of the U.S. government & its history

  • LUNCH INCLUDED

Highlights

  • PRIORITY ENTRANCE INTO THE U.S. CAPITOL BUILDING

  • RESERVED ENTRANCE INTO THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES BUILDING

  • WALK THE GROUNDS OF DC’S FAMOUS ATTRACTIONS & MONUMENTS

  • Film about the founding of the U.S. government & its history

  • LUNCH INCLUDED

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8:30 AM, Tour in English

Duration 7h 10m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
$125

Total price is $125, taxes included

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Best of DC – VIP Guided DC Bus Tour

Activity Location

Washington D.C. 20540

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Neptune Fountain in front of Library Of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building)

    68 First Street Southeast

    Washington 20004


Description

Explore the halls of our nation’s history and see the memorials that pay tribute to early presidents, fallen soldiers, and inspired citizens. Your all-encompassing tour of the capital puts you face-to-face with the documents and buildings that symbolize our patriotic past.

Your VIP experience begins at the Neptune Fountain, outside the Library of Congress, where you'll meet your tour guide. You will be escorted across the street, to begin your reserved entry into the U.S. Capitol Building for a 45-minute tour of one of the most symbolically important and architecturally impressive buildings in the nation.

On your guided walking tour of the Capitol, you will see the Crypt, the Rotunda, and National Statuary Hall, and also spend time at the U.S. Capitol's Visitor Center. On your way to the next stop (the White House), you will pass the Newseum, the Canadian Embassy, and the National Gallery of Art. When arriving at the White House, you will see the Executive Residence of the President and his family, as well as the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. This stop also includes a walk past Lafayette Park, honoring the Marquis de Lafayette, leader of French revolutionary forces.

Your next stop is the National World War II Memorial. Along the way, you will see the headquarters of the American Red Cross, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Organization of American States (OAS) - representing the U.S., Canada, and 35 Latin American countries. Onward, to the Jefferson Memorial.

Once you have marveled at the Jefferson Memorial and have taken photos, we will visit the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial – dedicated in 2011 – just across the Tidal Basin.

On the walking part of the tour, you will visit the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and via a nice stroll along the tree line, you will emerge in front of the Lincoln Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For a unique experience, this tour offers a leisurely cruise on the Potomac River (Seasonal: March 24 to October 16) with your guide, who will answer any questions you might have. Lunch will be provided onboard (cost included in the tour price). In the winter months, we forego the cruise and visit a local indoor market, for lunch.

The second to the last stop is the Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Memorial, which will transport you back in time to the years of 1933-1945.

For our last stop, we arrange reserved entrance into the National Archives Building.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Washington, DC government buildings & memorials

  • Priority-access entrance to U.S. Capitol Building & National Archives Building

  • Transportation between sites

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary provided they sit on a parent's lap.

  • Cruise on the Potomac includes lunch and is available for tours from March 24 – October 16

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Best of DC – VIP Guided DC Bus Tour ratings based on 24 Verified Reviews

4.6 out of 5

4/5 Oct 23, 2019

It was a pretty good tour in that it covered quite a bit during the day. Lunch choices were good as well. The description was a little misleading in where we got to tour, but overall a good day and the tour guide was knowledgeable and kept things light with trivia and humor.

Patricia U

United States

5/5 Oct 10, 2019

It was a well rounded tour. Christopher was our guide and was very informative and helpful. I recommend this tour for anyone wanting to see Washington DC in 1 day. Best part you don't have to drive in DC traffic.

Janette B

United States