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Washington DC: VIP Tour with US Capitol & National Archives

Product ID: 73185
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Tour Washington DC like a VIP and get up close to two iconic institutions: the U.S. Capitol Building and the National Archives Building. An expert guide will help you explore the best of DC’s monuments and buildings by bus, on foot and by boat.
About this activity
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese

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Experience

Highlights
  • See all the major sites of the US capital on a sightseeing tour of Washington DC
  • Learn the history and significance of the US Capitol Building and National Archives Building
  • Cruise down the Potomac River on a boat and enjoy a boxed lunch as you cruise (Seasonal)
  • Enjoy guided walking tours of the major monuments, including the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and the key War Memorials
  • Be entertained and informed by a personal licensed DC Tour guide who will accompany you throughout the day
Full description
Start your VIP experience at the Neptune Fountain, outside the Library of Congress, where you'll meet your tour guide.

Be escorted across the street, to begin your adventure into the history of the US Capitol Building, home of the Senate and House of Representatives.

Learn from your guide about the history of government in the United States of America, with particular focus on the nation's legislature and the ornate architectural details of the Capitol Building and the National Archives.
Includes
  • Guided walking tours of DC’s main monuments with live tour guided narrative
  • Photo op outside the White House
  • Transportation with luxury tour bus and professional driver.
  • Boat cruise on the Potomac River (March 15 to October 15)
  • Licensed D.C. Tour Guide
  • Bottled water on buses
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuity
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Library of Congress, Jefferson Building at Neptune Fountain: 68 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20004

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• During peak season, security lines are long - as such, please arrive at the meeting point no later than 8:15 AM for check-in
• In off-season, in lieu of boat cruise, guests visit Pentagon City Mall for shopping and lunch (lunch included in the tour price)
• Note that this tour does not include entrance to the US Capitol Building or the National Archives
• Please note that the live tour narration is in English only
• For Spanish and Mandarin languages, you must download our Tour Buddy App

From US$ 125 per person

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Product ID: 73185