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24/48-Hour Washington, D.C. Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Product ID: 4399
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Tour Washington, D.C. at your own pace on an open-top double-decker sightseeing bus. You can hop on and off as often as you like, on 4 different routes, taking in the best that the U.S. capital has to offer! Choose from a 24-hour or 48-hour ticket.
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Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration: 2 hours - 2 days
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Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Travel around the world-famous National Mall
  • See the U.S. Capitol Building
  • Visit some or all of the Smithsonian’s 15 museums
  • Stop at the White House and the Washington Monument
  • Enjoy a stunning night tour (if option selected)
Full description
The Washington open-top sightseeing tour has the option of 4 exciting routes.

All Loops ticket which includes The Patriot Tour and The Freedom Tour. Take the Patriot Tour (Red and Blue Loop), the official tour of the National Mall, including a bus ride across the Potomac to Arlington Cemetery and the Pentagon; The Freedom Tour (Yellow and Green Loops) gives you the opportunity to explore Georgetown and visit the National Cathedral on a traditional trolley.

Add the Night Tour to your itinerary to enjoy a stunning panoramic tour of the city's key landmarks once the sun has gone down. This is the perfect way to experience Washington's atmosphere and vibrancy.

The Red Loop takes in all the places that are synonymous with the nation’s capital. The White House, U.S. Capitol, Air and Space Museum, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial are just some of the iconic landmarks.

The Blue Loop takes you across the Potomac River to the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery. Of special note is the journey across the Potomac which provides some fantastic views and photo opportunities.

The Yellow Loop also travels through the City's historic center, passing the famous Ford Theatre before heading out to discover the old world charm of Georgetown.

The Green Loop takes you on a traditional trolley ride up the winding slope to the National Cathedral. Remember: all 4 loops are included with the All Loops ticket. Cruise along the Potomac: 48-hour All Loops ticket holders only.

The 48 hour All Loops ticket includes a free, 50 minute cruise along the Potomac River. Enjoy the fantastic views of the Jefferson Memorial and the Washington Monument as you float serenely by. The river cruise complements the open-top bus tour by providing a different perspective on the city.
  • 1 day all loops ticket includes access to 3 bus routes
  • 2 day all loops ticket includes access to 3 bus routes and Madame Tussauds DC entrance fee (subject to change without notice)
  • Night Tour (if option selected)

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Important information
Know before you go
• Red Route operates 9 AM-5 PM every 25 minutes; full loop lasts 1 hour 45 minutes; start point is Union Station
• Yellow Route operates 9 AM-5 PM every hour; full loop lasts 1 hour; start point is Washington Hilton
• Blue Route operates 9:15 AM-5:15 PM every 30 minutes; full loop lasts 1.5 hours; start point is Washington Monument East
• You can hop on to the tour at any bus stop across the 3 routes
• The Night Tour departs daily at 6:30 PM and last approximately 2 hours
• Night Tour is not a hop-on service; but, you’ll have the chance to get off the bus at the FDR Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Iwo Jima Memorial with the tour guide
• Please note that a paper voucher is required for this tour
• All vouchers must be redeemed at the local partner's desk in Union Station
• With your voucher, enjoy flexible access for up to 12 months from the travel date you select at check-out

From £37.57 per person

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Product ID: 4399