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1-Day Washington DC Highlight Tour

Tour Code: 955-3183   
From USD  $65 
Available:
Tue, Fri
Depart from:
Washington, DC
Duration:
1 Day

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Highlights: Visit Washington, DC (Arlington National Cemetery, Georgetown University, The Pentagon, Washington Monument).

  • Guaranteed 100% tour confirmation; Refund 120% of the price if cancelled

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2 Number of People:
Adult Child
3 Departure: Find Closest Pickup
 8:00am 610 F St NW - Washington, D.C.
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    • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 years old. Child above 2 years must take the seat. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses for the infant under 2 years.

    Itinerary

    In the morning, we will visit the Pentagon and the 9/11 Memorial, passing Arlington National Cemetery on the way. After that, we will head to George Washington's home at Mount Vernon. Then, we will stop at the National Cathedral before visiting the International Spy Museum in the afternoon.

    New Itinerary valid from 1/1/2020: We will visit Georgetown University, National 911 Pentagon Memorial, George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Old Town Alexandria, Mount Vernon Plantation and Artech House.

    • Washington, DC

      The capital of the United States of America sits on the scenic Potomac River. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city, which is located in the District of Columbia between the states of Maryland and Virginia.

      The Pentagon

      This building gets its name from the geometric shape that it resembles. It is the headquarters for the United States Department of Defense. Though it looks austere, it is nonetheless impressive given its immense size and design.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 3:00pm

      Pentagon Memorial

      (Outside Visit) This memorial outside the Pentagon was built for all the victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. One of the hijacked planes crashed into the Pentagon, killing several government employees.

      Opening Hours: 10:00am - 11:00pm|Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

      Arlington National Cemetery

      This military cemetery spans more than 600 acres in northern Virginia on the border with Washington, DC. It contains the graves of Presidents Taft and Kennedy as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

      Opening Hours: The guard is changed every half hour from April 1 through Sept 30.

      International Spy Museum

      Dedicated to all things espionage, the International Spy Museum houses exhibits and collections that detail the history of spying. It features many informative films and interactive activities, like Spy in the City, an GPS-based scavenger hunt.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $26.45; Child (7-12 yrs) $15.85; Senior (Over 64 yrs) $21.15|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm

      Georgetown

      Located along the Potomac River, this historic neighborhood in Washington, D.C. is home to the university of the same name. The port area predates the foundation of Washington by 40 years.

      Georgetown University

      (Outside Visit) This university in Washington, D.C. is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit institution of higher education in the United States, founded in 1789. The beautiful campus features many buildings designed in Romanesque and Gothic styles.

      Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

      Washington Monument

      This iconic obelisk is a memorial to the commander-in-chief of the American revolutionary army and eventual the first president of the United States of America, George Washington. The massive stone structure began construction in 1848.

      George Washington Masonic National Memorial

      (Outside Visit) A Masonic building and memorial dedicated to the memory of George Washington, the first President of the United States. The 333-foot tall memorial sits atop Shooter's Hill.

      Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

      Artech House

      An American innovative art space and destination for immersive and interactive art exhibitions. Dedicated to showcasing works by groundbreaking new media artists who are experimenting with new technology and new forms of creative expression, Artech House presents exhibitions that support its mission to inspire, educate and empower.

      Artech House will be a 10-day transition period for each theme exhibitions change, during which this attraction will not be visited.

    • Mount Vernon, VA

      A census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. both public and private. It was the home of George Washington, the first president of the United States.

      Mount Vernon Plantation

      Mount Vernon is the former home of George Washington. Washington was a revolutionary war hero, Founding Father, and the first president of the United States. His former estate has been turned into a museum that examines his life.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (6-11 yrs) $12; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure
    Washington, DC map link 610 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004 8:00am
    • Drop off location will be the same as pick up location (some locations may not have drop off service).
    • The timetable above is subject to change. We reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary without prior notice.
    • Please arrive at pick up locations 15 min earlier.
    • Price Includes

    • Transportation
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Mount Vernon, VA
      Mount Vernon Plantation (Optional) $20 $12 (6-11 yrs) $19 (Over 65 yrs)
      Washington, DC
      International Spy Museum (Optional) $26.45 $15.85 (7-12 yrs) $21.15 (Over 64 yrs)
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • All meals and drinks during the trip, but the tour guide will arrange for.
    • A mandatory service fees (Minimum $10.00/day per passenger ). This should be paid in cash.
    • Any private expenses
    • Additional Note

    • City passes are not accepted during an escorted tour due to the fact that they do not correspond into the tour schedule. The group entrance tickets provided by tour guides have fast lane and tour guides accompany passengers for activities.
    • Itineraries are subject to change due to the weather, transportation and other conditions, in order to provide the best experience for you.
    • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
    • Bus Arrangement: Usually only passengers in the same order will be arranged in the same bus. If you book the tour separately with your friends and you want to sit in the same bus, you need to inform us before departure . Or you may be arranged in different buses.
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    • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

      Terms & Condition

    • Booking changes
      A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.
    • Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
      Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .
      Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.
    • Cancellation penalties per person for tours
      (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
      15-30 days or more prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
      7-14 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
      4-6 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
      Within 3 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
      Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
      Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
      Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
      There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
      NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.
    • Itinerary Variations
      We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
    • Tour Cancellation:
      We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
      We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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