Washington -- Introductory Tour (6-Hour) PrivateTour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

15716


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Kid Friendly: Yes. Of course, but we might want to abbreviate the distances and number of sites, depending on age and interest level.

Friendly: Yes.
This is possible but will limit the itinerary, simply because of the distances to cover.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

The Capitol, National Mall and the White House with private guide


See the Most Famous Places -- the Capitol, the White House, the Lincoln/Jefferson/World War II Memorials, the Smithsonian Museums -- and the smaller monuments between them. Take those photos you need to show all your relatives back home that you really came here! We'll use a combination of walking, Metro (subway) and perhaps taxi if you become tired.

This is a shorter (or longer) version of the other Introductory Tours; six hours has proven to be a comfortable walking time for many travellers and allows us to get inside some places.

Itinerary

Typically: (most outside, some enter) US Capitol, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, National Mall and Smithsonian museums, White House, Washington Monument, World War II/Vietnam War/Korean War Memorials, Lincoln/Jefferson Memorials; if time permits, walk through The Castle (the original Smithsonian building) and visit the beautiful Peacock Room. Some sites we will visit, some see from a distance, depending on time and energy.

We will be sure that when you are done you have a good idea of the layout of the city, where the museums or other places you plan to visit later are, and how to use the DC transportation system. And I'll give you a map!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel or Union Station (or other convenient location). Will describe my dress at the time of arrangement.

End location: Depending on the tour, your hotel or near one of the downtown Metro stops or taxi stands -- convenient for relaxing with dinner or drinks before going back to the hotel.

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

Walking, subway, perahps taxi

What’s Included

Other: Guide service (history of sites, activities within the buildings, etc; managing transport)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 US$ - Lunch/snacks/Metro fee/possible taxi

What’s Extra

Other: You will need money for snacks/lunches, any transportation (metro/taxi), entry tickets if required, and souvenirs.

Restrictions

Don't provide private transportation, but can help arrange this with local companies if desired.

A Recent Review of this tour

It was a good tour, hot but the guide was very knowledgable.
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