Small Group Tour of DC with Reserved US Capitol and National Archives Entry

Small Group Tour of DC with Reserved US Capitol and National Archives Entry

15min (approx)

Explore the best of Washington, DC on this small-group 8-hour tour including a reserved entrance to the U.S. Capitol Building and the National Archives Building! After an in-depth tour of the U.S. Capitol, you'll continue through the city to discover some of DC's most famous landmarks and attractions. We'll also stop at the Georgetown Waterfront for lunch and then proceed to take a 1- hour boat cruise of the Potomac River. With fully guided walks and plenty of photo opportunities, you'll see the best of DC on this VIP day tour. This tour is conducted in our customized glass-top or open-top convertible Mercedes Sprinter bus - offering unique panoramic views of Washington, DC!

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The tour starts at the Library of Congress, in front of the Neptune Fountain at 68 First St SE, Washington, DC 20004 The tour ends at the National Archives Building at 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20408 Security lines may be lengthy- please arrive at least 15 minutes early check-in. You will not have access to the tour bus prior to entering the Capitol Building. As such, please do not bring any items on the restricted items list below. Food, drinks, and liquids are not allowed. Backpacks, purses, and cameras are allowed. The following items are not allowed within the US Capitol Building: • Liquid, including water • Food or beverages of any kind, including fruit and unopened packaged food • Aerosol containers • Non-aerosol spray (Prescriptions for medical needs are permitted.) • Any pointed object, e.g. knitting needles and letter openers (Pens and pencils are permitted.) • Any bag larger than 18" wide x 14" high x 8.5" deep • Electric stun guns, martial arts weapons or devices • Guns, replica guns, ammunition, and fireworks • Knives of any size • Mace and pepper spray • Razors and box cutters

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  • Reserved Entry to the U.S. Capitol Building
  • Bottled water
  • One Hour Boat cruise
  • Reserved Entry to the National Archives Building
  • English-Speaking Live Tour Guide (on and off the bus)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Involves a moderate amount of walking
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels are welcome as long as someone accompanying the passenger using it can assist them board and disembark
  • Entrance to the U.S. Capitol Building requires a security scan/check similar to TSA (airport-style security)
  • Please let us know if you or anyone in your party has titanium body parts so that we can alert Capitol Police prior to entering security screening
  • Capitol Hill parking is very limited; taking a taxi/car service or public transportation to the start of the tour is advised
  • Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to tour departure for check in and security
  • No food allowed on buses (snacks are fine!)
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons



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