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A Day in Washington DC - Tour from New York

US$ 159.00 Price per person from View price guide

Highlights

  • See the very best of Washington DC with this comprehensive tour
  • Stops at Capitol Hill, the White House and the Lincoln Memorial are included
  • Round trip transport is included by luxury motorcoach and the tour is led by an expert guide

Overview

Enjoy the best of Washington DC on this comprehensive sightseeing tour from New York City.

Start the day with a visit to Madame Tussauds Washington DC where you can have your picture taken with “Barrack Obama” in the “Oval Office!”

This is followed by a great introductory sightseeing tour which will take you to Capitol Hill, the White House and the Air and Space Museum. You will also have a chance to pay your respects to America’s fallen heroes at the Vietnam and Korea Memorials.

You’ll also see the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Supreme Court and much, much more on this great day in Washington DC.

Itinerary

The sightseeing tour in Washington DC from New York begins from 777 8th Ave – Between 47th & 48th street.

You will board a deluxe air conditioned motorcoach or van and depart New York, accompanied by a professional bilingual tour guide. Travel south passing through the states of New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland before arriving at Madame Tussauds.

Stop and visit:

Madame Tussauds: Visit Madame Tussauds for a photo with the President, Barack Obama in the replica of the Oval Office at the Madame Tussauds wax museum.

Capitol Hill: One of America’s most historic and famous neighbourhoods. The Capitol is located on top of a hill, now known as the Capitol Hill, on the east side of the National Mall.

Senate and White House.: The White House is possibly the most photographed building in the world and the greatest symbol of power. Every president but George Washington has lived in this Executive Mansion.

Air and Space Museum: The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum maintains the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world. The collection includes more than 30,000 aviation-related and more than 9,000 space-related artifacts.

Lincoln Memorial: An enduring symbol of American freedom, the Lincoln memorial is a monument honoring the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. The pristine white building is modeled on a Greek temple. Inside is a large sculpture of Abraham Lincoln seated in a chair.

Vietnam Memorial: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served in the Vietnam War. Its main monument, known as 'The Wall' is the most visited memorial in Washington.

Washington Monument: This obelisk is dedicated to the founder of America, George Washington and is the centrepiece of the National Mall. It is the tallest free standing masonry structure in the world. The 178 foot Doric column has a museum on the ground floor where you can find information about Washington as well as construction of the monument.

Korean Memorial: In the form of a triangle intersecting a circle, this memorial honors those Americans who fought in the Korean wars.

Late afternoon embark on a panoramic city tour that takes you past all the major government buildings such as the Supreme Court, Congress Library, Foggy Bottom, Watergate Hotel and much more.

Head back towards New York, arriving early in the evening.

The tour ends at the starting point.

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Reviews

We had a really wonderful trip to Washington DC from New York City. The trip was very well organised and was comfortable and accommodating. Our guide and the drivers were... Daniella Doherty

Wonderful trip. Thoroughly recommend.... Ronald E Delaney

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Approx. 13 hours

Start time

Start time: 07:00am
Duration: Approx. 13 hours

Meeting point

The tour departs from 777 8th Ave – Between 47th & 48th street.
Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time.

Ending point

Same as meeting point.

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Inclusions

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned van or bus
  • Languages available English, Italian, Spanish, French and German (guide will speak maximum 2 languages)
  • Entrance to Madame Tussauds wax museum

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Do/Dont's

Don’t forget your camera

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
Seat rotation occurs at least once during the day
We regret that if any site featured in the description cannot be covered due to a reason beyond control we are unable to offer a refund for those services.
Smoking is not permitted on the coach.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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  • "Wonderful Trip to Washington DC" We had a really wonderful trip to Washington DC from New York City. The trip was very well organised and was comfortable and accommodating. Our guide and the drivers were...
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