Best of DC: VIP full-day tour
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Best of DC: VIP full-day tour

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Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Delight in reserved, priority entry into the U.S. Capitol and the National Archives building
  • Experience DC's greatest monuments with professional guided tour and incredible photo ops
  • Relax on a boat cruise on Potomac River with lunch included
What to expect

Your VIP Tour begins at the Capitol Visitors Center. Beat the long entrance lines and experience Washington, DC like a true insider.

Enjoy reserved entry into the U.S. Capitol Building for a guided walking tour of this historic building – home to the Senate and the House of Representatives. Watch a film on the history of government in the U.S.and then continue touring the building to learn about the country’s legislature. Along the way, you'll see the Crypt, the Rotunda, and National Statuary Hall.

Next, board the comfortable shuttle and take a guided sightseeing tour of DC’s most famous landmarks and monuments, including views of the White House, the Washington Monument, World War II Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Iwo Jima Statue, Korean War Veterans Memorial and U.S. Navy Memorial. You'll have the chance to spend 10 to 15-minutes at each stop with your guide shadowing you to share interesting facts along the way.

On this VIP Tour, you'll experience a relaxing boat cruise (with your guide) on the Potomac River (lunch included). Note: Off-season, in lieu of boat cruise, visit Pentagon City Mall for shopping and lunch (lunch not included in off-season)

After the sightseeing tour, you’ll gain priority entrance into the National Archives Building for an up close and personal look at the original Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.

Itinerary:

  • Starting point: Neptune Fountain in front of Library Of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building)
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • U.S. Capitol Building (inside Tour)
  • FDR Memorial
  • World War II Memorial
  • Vietnam Memorial
  • Martin Luther King Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • White House
  • Korean War Memorial
  • Ending point: National Archives Building
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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Cruise on the Potomic River (March-October)
    • Box lunch on the cruise
    • Free refreshments
    • Smaller groups
    • Luxury buses
    Where

    Neptune Fountain, 68 First St SE, Washington, DC 20004, USA

    Meeting point:

    Please meet your guide 30 minutes prior to departure time at Neptune Fountain in front of Library Of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building).

    What to remember
    • Please arrive at meeting point no later than 8.00am for check-in
    • Tour departure times are subject to change due to locat traffic conditions
    • One hour boat cruise on the Potomac River runs from March to October and is included
    • Off-season (October 17 - March 14th), in lieu of boat cruise, visit Pentagon City Mall for shopping and lunch (price of lunch not included)
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    When
    • Availability subject to change, please see calendar for availability 8.30am-5.00pm
    • Cruise on the Potomac River: 15 March - 16 October
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    Provider
    USA Guided Tours DC
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.
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