Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour

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Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
from AUD $125.39
See the very best of Washington DC in one day! Aboard a state-of-the-art, luxury 30-passenger coach for a narrated 6-hour tour, see the White House, enjoy guided walks around the U.S. Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II Memorial, and more! Enjoy one-hour boat cruise on the Potomac River (Seasonal: March 15 - Oct 15)
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In Brief

Washington, United States
United States
6 hours
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Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2608


Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, First St NE East Plaza of the Capitol Between Constitution and Independence Avenues, Washington DC, DC 20515

Guided Walking Tour of the U.S. Capitol Building (outside only)

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, DC 20500

Guided Walking Tour of the White House (outside only)

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: National World War II Memorial, 1750 Independence Ave. SW Near 7th St. & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024

Guided Walking Tour of WWII Memorial

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Jefferson Memorial, 701 E Basin Dr SW At the south shore of the Tidal Basin, Washington DC, DC 20242

Guided Walking Tour of Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, 1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20242

Guided Walking Tour of FDR Memorial

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, 1850 West Basin Drive SW Near West Basin Drive SW & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024

Guided Walking Tour of MLK Memorial

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial, 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002

Guided Walking Tour of Korean War Veterans Memorial

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037

Guided Walking Tour of Lincoln Memorial

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20002

Guided Walking Tour of Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: L'Enfant Plaza, D St Southwest, Washington DC, DC 20024

Guests have their choice of lunch options at the newly renovated L'Enfant Plaza in Washington, DC (lunch cost not included in the tour price)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Potomac River, Washington DC, DC

Enjoy one-hour boat cruise on the Potomac River (Seasonal: March 15 - Oct 15)

Duration: 1 hour


  • Transport by state-of-the-art luxury coach
  • English-Speaking Live Tour Guide (on and off the bus)
  • On-board narration
  • 1-hr river cruise, seasonal (operates March 15 - October 6)
  • Entry/Admission - Potomac River


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch (available for purchase - approximately $11USD)
  • Entry/Admission - L'Enfant Plaza

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Departure Point

701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Small carry-on bags are allowed, however it is recommended that you ravel lightly. Due to security concerns, the tour operator reserves the right to search any bags or purses you bring on board. Many of the attractions in Washington DC are equipped with metal detectors at the entrances. Traveling without bags or purses is recommended.
  • Due to time restrictions, you cannot go inside any of the monuments, however you can spend about 15-20 minutes at each stop to enjoy up-close views
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Christopher was absolutely worth every penny! Rahelle was our incredibly patient and wonderful driver. We couldn't believe how knowledgeable and professional Christopher was throughout our tour. He was more than willing to answer all of our questions that included anything about DC and the surrounding areas. Water was provided and numerous bathroom stops along the way. We had a safe place to keep our belongings on the bus, so we didn't have to worry about a thing. The only thing we were disappointed on was how short the tour was. We were prepared for a 6 hour tour, but we we were actually done in about 4 hours. We ended up hitting all the spots as expected, so I'm not sure this is necessarily a bad thing. It allowed us to just check out some more museums instead. Overall, great tour and awesome tour guide!
• Submitted 18 Nov 2019
Our tour guide was absolutely amazing! Christopher is terrific asset to your company! His enthusiasm was contagious!!!
• Submitted 11 Nov 2019
We went on a tour of Washington DC. Our tour guide Joey was awesome. She really knew her history. Tony our driver navigated the DC traffic with ease. Highly recommend!! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
• Submitted 08 Oct 2019
Great tour. Learned lots of new info. Josh was a great host. The trivia questions on the bus was entertaining.
• Submitted 07 Oct 2019
We had been on the moonlight tour the day before and thought it would be nice to see during the day with the river tour but the weather decided otherwise.
• Submitted 03 Oct 2019
Excellent tour of DC. Our guide Nick was knowledgeable and personable. We would never seen so many sights on our own. It was well worth the cost.
• Submitted 30 Sep 2019
excellent tour guide and narrator. Was very nice and informative. And lots of water to drink for the hot day.
• Submitted 16 Sep 2019
it was a great way to spend a short stay, only one day, in our capital. the tour guide, Jamal was awesome and his knowledge of the area fantastic. have already told several friends that they should check this out.
• Submitted 11 Sep 2019
It was my first visit to DC and it was a really good tour experience. Driver and guide were excellent and knowledgeable. The guide was very well informed and humorous. They provided bottled water quite a hot day to keep us hydrated. Would recommend this tour as an introduction to the DC.
• Submitted 06 Aug 2019
The tour was exactly what I had hoped for! Our tour guide Jorge was excellent! Extremely knowledgeable and adapted quickly to weather and protesting. Our driver Thomas was also amazing. He made safety his highest priority. Thank you! Troop 177 Oklahoma City.
• Submitted 25 Jul 2019
Tour was really good as was tour guide. Could have done without the boat ride, it was a total waste of time.
• Submitted 24 Jul 2019
Esaw was our guide and was funny and awesome! Great way to see everything in a half day. Even my cranky jaded kids liked it.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Great service and very good guide We loved this sightseeing tour as it was not too long or boring We enjoyed it as much as our kids
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
It was great!!! Chris was our guide. He was friendly and knowledgeable and shared great information about the city and memorials. The only complaint I have is I thought there should be a little more time at the memorials. Even 5 mins.
• Submitted 17 Dec 2018
Great way to get a lay of the land. Edgar was knowledgeable, thoughtful and entertaining. Very passionate about his city, people and culture. Loved every minute, bus was clean but we walked a lot too which I enjoyed. Seeing everything from inside a bus is a lot different than getting out there and immersing yourself in the beauty of the parks that are home to these magnificent monuments. Perfect in every way.
• Submitted 24 Oct 2018
Bella was a fantastic guide and so knowledgeable. Wholly recommend this tour if you are only in Washington for a couple of days.
• Submitted 22 Oct 2018
What a great way to see Washington DC. We especially loved the memorials!! Thank you to our tour guide she did a great job!!
• Submitted 10 Oct 2018
My husband and I had one day to get in the sights of DC. This tour was a excellent way to see the main sites of the city. Our guide, Edgar, was super! And Milton, who graciously drove us through the maze of Washington was terrific too! I would recommend this tour to anyone!
• Submitted 20 Aug 2018
Our tour guide Dion was excellent. Tony was great. Had an awesome experience all around with the entire crew. I could not have asked for any better
• Submitted 09 Jul 2018
This tour was exceptional. I did it was my granddaughter and have booked it again for the summer of 2018 to do it with my grandson on our trip to our Nation's Capitol
• Submitted 29 May 2018
Our guide was a young man who was very knowledgeable about the sights we saw in Washington DC. The tour is an excellent way to get an overview and an idea as to which places to revisit. We saw most of the famous landmarks and given ample time to walk around quite a number of them.
• Submitted 25 Feb 2018
It was a wonderful experience. The tour guide Mr. Josh was particularly very entertaining...Highly recommended for people who have limited time for sight seeing at DC
• Submitted 29 Nov 2017
Tour well done.
• Submitted 21 Nov 2017
The tour was great, our guide (whose name escapes us) was professional, knowledgeable and super friendly. We enjoyed every minute of this tour. Thank you!!
• Submitted 11 Nov 2017

In Brief

Washington, United States
United States
6 hours
See Availability