Guided tour

Washington, DC: Open Top Bus Tour By Night

Washington, DC: Open Top Bus Tour By Night

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From US$ 54 per person

Discover DC's most famous landmarks from the open-air top of a double-decker bus. See the nation's capital spectacularly illuminated at night with a 2-hour panoramic night tour.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Audio guide included
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible


  • Experience a feast for the eyes as you see Washington from an open-air bus
  • See iconic monuments illuminated at night, including the White House and Capitol
  • Learn the history of the most significant memorials through digital commentary
  • Capture stunning photos as you travel through the famous streets of the city
Full description

Experience the beauty of Washington, DC on an open-top bus tour at night Discover the grandeur of the nation's monuments and memorials dramatically illuminated by the city lights. Climb aboard a double-decker bus for a journey down the dramatic National Mall, flanked by the White House and Jefferson Memorial. From the dome of the US Capitol Building to the World War II Memorial, you'll see Washington, DC at its most enchanting. Sit back and relax as you learn the history of Washington from the entertaining and expert digital commentary.

  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: Bus / coach

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    Meeting point

    Exchange your voucher at L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    •  This tour takes place in all weather conditions
    •  Note that there are no night tours on 4th July, 24th December and 31st December
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.1 /5

    based on 180 reviews

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    It was a lovely evening and great to be outside. It was nice that everyone got to be outside who wanted to be. The lights and the city are magical at night. It was fun to stop at the Lincoln Memorial but I wish it would have been less rushed. Didn’t love staying in line for 45 minutes. A bathroom option at that point would be helpful.

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    July 1, 2022

    It was good, I guess I expected to see more and some attractions were too dark to even see. Would have thought there would be more lighted attractions and Was attacked by a tree branch once and then almost a couple other times , but overall it was still interesting the parts we could hear. The sound kept going in and out and I don’t think it was totally worth the $72.

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    October 6, 2019

    Guide was exceptional

    The guide for our tour was friendly and entertaining, though I suspect that some of the more humorous tales are more urban legend or myth than fact. However, the guide was clearly passionate, knowledgeable and presented very well throughout the tour. Would recommend for an easy 2-hour jaunt around town (bring some bug spray in the summer).

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    August 27, 2019

    Product ID: 61880