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Washington DC Essential Hop-On Hop-Off plus Bonus Tour

By: DC Trails
Highlights
  • Guided commentary adds context to each stop at top DC attractions
  • Easily connect to the web and social media sites with free Wi-Fi
  • No need to search for public restrooms with a bathroom on every bus 
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Washington DC Essential Hop-On Hop-Off plus Bonus Tour
From US$42.00
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1 Day Hop-On Hop-Off
1 Day Hop-On, Hop-Off City Tour
From US$42.00
2 Day Hop-On Hop-Off + Night
2 Day Hop-On, Hop-Off with Free Night Tour Included. Call to reserve date for complimentary night tour after booking. Bonus night tour is reserved based on availability.
From US$59.00
Overview

Get a comprehensive overview of Washington DC's highlights on your own time with this hop-on hop-off bus tour. While riding, listen to engaging commentary on the sights, and then hop off at any of the 20 stops to explore independently. Choose from a 24-hour ticket (including a bonus night tour) or 48-hour ticket (including a night tour or cruise) to suit your budget and schedule.

What to Expect

Make your way to L'Enfant Plaza to activate your 24- or 48-hour pass and begin your hop-on hop-off bus tour, with buses arriving about every 30 minutes. Step aboard a bus and find a comfortable seat either in the open-air top deck or in the climate-controlled area below.

Begin your tour focusing on the most important Washington DC highlights and landmarks. Listen to engaging commentary from your driver and disembark at any of the 20 stops to explore on your own. This flexible tour allows you to create your own itinerary. Route highlights include the US Capitol Building, Jefferson Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, National Archives, and the White House.

The 24-hour ticket includes a bonus nighttime tour, and the 48-hour ticket allows you to choose between a night tour or a harbor cruise.

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1 - 5 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great Tours and Service for Two Large Groups

We utilized DC Trails for two large student groups (~260) on June 26. From the initial contact through the last person exiting the bus at the end of the twilight tour, it was a great experience. We had DC Trail buses pick up our groups...More

Thank CBCruisin
Reviewed 4 days ago
Take Twilight tour, daytime use different company

We purchased 3 two day hop on, hop off which included the Twilight Tour. That night tour was excellent and Henry was both inspirational and highly informative. Definitely recommended and while the daytime guides were fine, the frequency of the busses was awful. For each...More

Thank Sharon W
Liliana T, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, Sharon. We are so glad you enjoyed our Twilight Tour and we hope to see you again in the near future. Best, DC Trails

Reviewed 1 week ago
Depends who you get as the tour guide

We were a family of four touring Washington DC during the July 4th weekend. The bus service itself was good. I called dispatch from stop number 5, was given a 10-15 minutes wait time. And it turned out to be fairly accurate. The family also...More

1  Thank nadanath
Liliana T, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you again the next time you visit DC. Best, DC Trails

Reviewed 1 week ago
Try another Tour Service

I will just give you the facts and let you decide if you want to try this Bus Tour. We bought the two day tour plus the night tour in one package and had to prepay so we were locked in. I had a family...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Time!

Did the DC Trails twilight tour with wife and 2 boys (13,15) and we all had a great time. Yes even the teenagers learned something and enjoyed our guide, Henry and how he made everything relateable for everyone. Great to see such passion at work....More

Thank Neal R
Liliana T, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind review, Neal! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you again in the future. Best, DC Trails

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jryan856
9 July 2018|
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Response from DSTGRL21 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the bus takes you back to the L'Enfant Plaza
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jryan856
9 July 2018|
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Response from luvs2cook76 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on the number of buses that are running but the wait time between buses was longer than indicated by the company indicating that the company did not have a lot of buses running that day. We noticed buses from other... More
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beakhorns
9 April 2018|
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Response from Dctrailsontour | Property representative |
The tour start every day at 9:00am from 478 L'Enfont Plaza, SW, Washington, DC 20024, stop #1 and then departs every 30 minutes till 5:00pm which is the last loop.
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