Tour FAQ - Pick up from hotels and drop off
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FAQ

FAQ

Where can we pick up the tour if you don’t pick up from our hotel?

801 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

 

Can we tip the driver?

Yes gratuity is highly recommended.

 

Do your tour guides walk with the group?

Not on our group tours only on our private tours. The driver guide stays with the vehicle.

 

Are your tours narrated?

Yes we have a live tour guided who explains the sites.

 

What’s the difference between the congressional tour and presidential tour?

The presidential has 6 stops and the congressional has 8 stop, the presidential is an 3 hour tour and the congressional is an 6 hour tour that has tickets included for the Washington monument and the (engraving and printing).

What’s the difference between the presidential night tour and the dc deluxe night tour?

The presidential night tour only covers downtown around the national mall. The dc deluxe covers downtown uptown and part of Arlington Virginia. It’s mainly a riding tour that covers 32 miles; there are stops on the tour that stops for about 10 minutes only, both tours last 3 hours.

 

 I never been to Washington DC, what would you recommend me to see?

It depends on your time. If you came for a conference and don’t have much time i would say the Presidential tour, if you’re on vacation and want to get the most out of it, I will say the Congressional tour. Now if you want to see DC at night and 100 viewpoints i would say DC Deluxe the best night tour in dc.

 

On the private tour can we choose the time we want to be picked up and the sights we would like to see?

Yes, the time will start when your picked up and will end when your dropped off. If you go over by 15 minutes you will be charged for one hour.

 

On your private tours which sites are a must see?

Most people like to see the things they seen on television first like: White House, U.S. Capitol, Lincoln Memorial then Smithsonian Museums.

 

Do you pick up from hotels and drop off, if yes, then what time is the pickup?

If we have enough people we will pick up from downtown Washington DC, Arlington and Alexandria Virginia. If not meet the tour at 801 F st  NW Washington DC in front of the National Portrait Gallery of Art 15 minutes before the tour time. If you are late follow the timeline to know the drivers location.

We do not pickup from other locations other than downtown Washington DC, Arlington and Alexandria Virginia.

Call to find out how many people we have for the 3 different locations because a pickup is not guaranteed.

Pickup:

Alexandria VA: 1 hour before the tour time.

Arlington VA: 40 minutes before the tour time.

Washington DC downtown: 25 minutes before the tour time.

 

After the tour on the presidential can we be dropped off downtown?

Yes.

 

How long are the stops on the Presidential Tour?

Most stops are 20 minutes except the Lincoln Memorial it’s 40 minutes.

You can see how long the stops are on the timeline page.

 

On the Presidential Tour do we get off the bus for pictures?

Yes 6 stops all check marked

 

Are there any stops on the DC Deluxe night tour?

Yes, 5 stops: White house, Lincoln, Iwo Jima, National Cathedral, Air Force.

 

Where is the stop for lunch on the Congressional Tour?

The lunch stop is at the Pentagon city mall sometimes.

Sometimes in Washington DC if time is tight.