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

By: DC Trails
  • 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 
Washington DC Essential Hop-On Hop-Off plus Bonus Tour
From US$42.00
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Tour options (2)
2 Day Hop-On Hop-Off + Night
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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
1 Day Hop-On Hop-Off
1 Day Hop-On, Hop-Off City Tour
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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 1-day pass or a 48-hour pass (including a night tour) to suit your budget and schedule.

What to Expect

Make your way to L'Enfant Plaza to activate your 1- or 2-day 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 2-day ticket comes with a bonus night tour, too.

Reviews (216)
1 - 5 of 138 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Incredible bad attitude, disappointing !!!

I bought tickets for december 10 & 11 through DC trails website for 48 hours+twilight. My family and I showed up at L’enfant plaza and nobody was around, then I called to find out that they were having christmas celebration and after calling twice, they...More

Thank victord780
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Got a 48 hour with a night tour

Ok going to start with the good we took a night tour on 11/10 our tour guide was amazing. She knew lots of fun facts about DC. Even made a few jokes. The bus was nice and warm as it was a very cold night....More

1  Thank Hawaiianmom91
Reviewed 7 November 2018
Convenient but not as exciting as London

The stops are a little long and your not told if it is a long stop. If they told you , you could get off for a drink or the bathroom. If you get a good knowledgeable guide great. If you get a dud it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pedr009
Reviewed 19 September 2018
Disappointing and a Horrific "Visitor Experience" for Any visitor to this great city

Choose Big Bus Tours. Choose A Segueway, Choose a Scooter. Do Not Choose Hop On Hop Off. We clambered aboard - after looking for a bus for over 45 minutes. Apparently there was an event on - so buses started late, and there were NO...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Simon C
Reviewed 19 September 2018
Amazing Customer Service!

I was SO impressed with the degree of care and service with every one of our tour guides, assistants, and drivers. One was especially accommodating and helpful— Tamara— she took the time to text me a pdf of another convenient way to get around after...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank laurap0wers
Liliana T, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for the kind review! We are so glad you had a great experience with Tamara and we hope to see you again in the near future. Best, DC Trails

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Susan C
27 October 2018|
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Response from Jewell P | Reviewed this property |
I imagine it would be tough, to find parking. I rode the metro in from Maryland. It was an easy process with my phones GPS to navigate me through the tunnels and the trains I needed to take. HIGHLY recommend.
21 August 2018|
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Response from Nicola H | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe that the buses have ramps that can be used to assist access.
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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