Get to the heart of this amazing capital city in our half-day highlights tour.
Things to know
3 hrs 30 mins
Couples, Culture Vulture, Family, History Buffs
You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive
No tickets required
Type of tour:
Walking tour – no transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day.
Meeting points: In front of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, by the flagpole
What makes this tour special
Are you a first timer in DC but not quite ready to commit to a full day touring the nation’s Capital or are you short for time but still want to see the best of what the city has to offer? Either way don’t sweat it—the half day highlights tour was designed with you in mind.
Hear about the fascinating politics and presidents of the past
Snap photos of the Washington Monument from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial as you learn how DC’s monuments became a cornerstone of the city
Visit the evocative Korean War Veterans Memorial and learn about The Forgotten War
Hear the story of Dr. King’s I Have a Dream Speech at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial , learn about the numerous marches that have taken place in the capital, and the changes inspired by these movements
Finish your tour at the Vietnam Memorial, where you can honor the men and women who fought in this controversial war
Your tour will begin at the most famous house in the country. You will have the chance to snap your own iconic photo outside the White House and learn more about the fascinating politics of the most powerful country in the world. Your friendly guide will then lead you to the famous seat of Congress - the US Capitol Building.
Be sure to have your cameras at the ready as you visit the city’s most famous memorials, monuments and landmarks. Make a stop at the Lincoln Memorial, visit the beautiful Korean War Veterans Memorial, and explore the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial.
QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.
Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <email@example.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.
For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.
Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.
To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <firstname.lastname@example.org> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Touriocity, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.
Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <email@example.com> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <firstname.lastname@example.org> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).