Our tour guide will greet you at the Baggage Claim waiting area (near the welcome center) at the Dulles Airport and we will take the scheduled shuttle bus to the hotel. (Complimentary pick-up service at Dulles airport is available between 9 AM and 10PM.) You may take advantage of the optional night tour if you arrive at the hotel before 5PM (25$/person, minimum 4 people).
Hotel: Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles Intl Airport, Holiday Inn Chantilly-Dulles Expo or equivalent.
Enjoy the guided tour inside Capitol Hill, the home of the US Congress. The tour will also pass through the White House;we will visit the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War and Viet Nam War Memorials, the Washington Monument and Jefferson’s Memorial.
Then we head for the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institute that displays the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world, in a majestic 161,145 square feet of exhibition space. Next, you will take a cruise on Potomac River and treat your eyes with some exquisite scenery!
Hotel: Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles Intl Airport, Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, Comfort Inn College Park, Metro Point or equivalent.
We start our day with a visit to the Washington Monument which is the highest point in Washington, DC. From here, you can enjoy an amazing view of the city. Then we will go to the President’s Gallery and the Ford Theater. We also will go to Virginia to see the Pentagon, passing by Arlington Cemetery and arriving at the National Cathedral. After that we visit Georgetown University—near the Potomac River and one of the oldest universities in US.
Note: If the Washington Monument inside tour is not available due to either limits of daily visits or other force majeure we will visit the National Archive instead. (This is where the original document for the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution can be seen.)
Note: All schedules are subject to traffic, weather conditions, as well as the number of guests.
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