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Guided Tour of Washington DC

  • 3- or 6-hour guided Washington DC tour
  • Stop at top sites during the 3-hour tour with detailed narration from your guide on board the bus and at each stop
  • See more than 30 major monuments on the 6-hour tour
Guided Tour of Washington DC
From USD 64.00
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3 Hour Morning Signature TourMost Popular
Morning signature tour; departs at 10:30am
From USD 64.00
6 Hour Full Day Signature Tour
Full day signature tour; departs at 10:30am
From USD 94.00
3 Hour Night Signature Tour
Night signature tour; departs at 7:30pm
From USD 64.00
Explore the famous landmarks and monuments of Washington, DC on this guided, 3- or 6-hour, walking and riding sightseeing tour. Hop aboard a deluxe motor coach and enjoy an educational and entertaining narrated history of the nation’s capital. Stop at the White House and the United States Capitol, plus the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and much more. The 6-hour tour features more than 30 sites with visits to at least 12. It’s a great way to see many of DC’s popular attractions.
What to Expect
Meet the guide and the rest of the tour group at the National Archives Building to begin this comprehensive 3- or 6-hour tour around and through the nation’s capital, Washington, DC. Travel aboard an air-conditioned motor coach with an expert local guide who knows the city of Washington, DC inside and out.

On the 3-hour morning tour, visit the most popular monuments, memorials and museums in DC. Stops include the United States Capitol, the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Women’s Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the World War II Memorial. Also, drop-offs at the National Museum of Natural History or the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City are offered.

The 3-hour evening tour covers the same itinerary as the morning tour, except each of the landmark locations is illuminated for the evening.

On the full-day tour, see all of the city’s popular monuments and attractions. Drive by 30 of Washington, DC’s top sites with stops at 12 of them, including the United States Capitol, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Marine Corps War Memorial (aka the Iwo Jima Memorial), the World War II Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Women’s Memorial and the United States Air Force Memorial.

Along the way, hear the historic stories and facts that make the city of Washington, DC one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. There will be a lunch break at approximately the halfway point of the day.

This tour also features a scenic, seasonal 1-hour boat cruise along the Potomac River (mid-March to mid-October). Outside of those dates, visit the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.
Reviews (259)
1 - 5 of 10 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best Tour for the price

I just got back from my first visit to DC. Not only did I only have 3 days to explore, I'm not one to follow touristy attractions, but since I really wanted to see ALL of DC, I searched on Trip Advisor and found this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Alice K
Reviewed 8 August 2018
Top notch company! Had to change my tour at the last minute, they were very accomodating.

At the last minute, I called to cancel and see if I could change my tour. They were super accommodating, they went the extra mile to ensure I was happy with the change. They didn't even have to do that. Sally checked in with me...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Ann P
Reviewed 22 July 2018
Great Tour

This was the best-guided tour my husband and I took to sightsee the monuments in Washinton D.C. We did the 3-hour version in a mini deluxe motor coach. Dwayne, our tour guide shared his extensive knowledge of all the monuments we saw and he led...More

Date of experience: June 2018
10  Thank Carmsie
Reviewed 19 May 2018
3 Hours of History

Viator Group picked me up at my hotel, picked up others at different hotels, guide got on the bus and off we went. 3.5 hours of description of various government buildings like the Capitol and the Postal Museum, as we passed them; a quick view...More

Date of experience: May 2018
9  Thank snoopysister
Reviewed 10 April 2018
Great Orientation to the City

If you’re a newbie to DC, or haven’t traveled there in awhile, this tour is an excellent overview of what to see and where the major memorials and museums are located. Our guide was very helpful and knowledgeable, and concerned about everyone’s enjoyment and safety....More

Date of experience: April 2018
10  Thank Donna P
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