Washington DC National Mall And Capitol Hill Small-Group Tour - Washington D. C.

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 5 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    10am
  • Departure Details :
    Lafayette Park at 16th St and H St NW
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Experience the best of Washington DC by combining a tour of the National Mall with a visit to Capitol Hill all in one day. This small group 5 to 5.5 hour walking tourwelcomes up to 10 guests and pairs you with one of our enthusiastic guides who will show you the highlights of the United States capital. Expect a lunch break and transport between the two sites.

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Small group ensures personal service

Know More about this tour

Start at the Archives, a neoclassical building that acts as a temple to American history. Once inside. Your expert guide will introduce you to the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution while observing the original documents. These papers, alongside the Bill of Rights and the Federalist Papers, are all signed by the prominent statesmen and founding fathers like Alexander Hamilton. Moving to the Public Vaults Exhibits, youll come face to face with letters from George Washington and John F. Kennedy. Youll even see the Emancipation Proclamation, which, in 1863, led to the abolishment of slavery. Finally, in the Rubenstein Gallery, youll examine more historical documents like the Magna Carta of 1297, written well before the United States was even conceived, yet pivotal in influencing the other documents that youll experience in the Archives. By the end, you will have witnessed firsthand the humble documentation that created the worlds most powerful country.

Aftera lunch break, well talk politics and history as we trace Washington DCs evolution from a swamp to the capital of one of the worlds most influential nations. Explore the City Upon a Hill with a knowledgeable guide who will show you Capitol Hill the place where it all happens in the United States. Learn about the main buildings including the Capitol and the Supreme Court. Visit the magnificent exteriors while popping inside the Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress, as well exploring Thomas Jeffersons library and inspecting a real Gutenberg Bible. The tour may include a visit to a courtroom and tickets may be available for a tour of the Capitols interior.

Inclusions

  • Semi-Private Walking Tour 
  • "Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Available At 10Am Monday - Friday (No Sat. Or Sun.)
  • Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including A Lunch Break)
  • Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine

Exclusions

  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi) 
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional) 
  • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Maximum of 10 people per booking

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 3 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Notes: The tour route may be affected by national celebrations. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an alternative route still being able to see all the highlights on the tour. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. No large bags or suitcases are allowed during this tour. We recommend comfortable shoes, a bottle of water, umbrella in case of rain and hat during summer. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some cant be visited from the inside.