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Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour

  • See Washington DC’s most popular monuments illuminated at night
  • Sunset views from the double-decker bus
  • Commentary on board provides entertaining historical context
Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour
From US$39.00
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Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour
Washington DC transforms at night when its national monuments and memorials are illuminated. Avoid the hassle of navigating the city in the dark with this convenient 2-hour bus tour. The top deck will provide sweeping views that you wouldn’t be able to see on foot, and on-board commentary will give you context as you pass each landmark.
What to Expect

Start your evening at one of two convenient pickup locations—the Willard Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue, or Union Station. Climb aboard and settle into your seat on the top or bottom deck. Seats are first come, first served, so get there early to secure your preference.

Depart at sunset, just as the national monuments begin to glow in the evening light. A guide will provide live commentary in English as you pass each point of interest, but recorded commentary is available in a range of other languages.

Gain a new perspective on the city as you pass the Capitol Building, Washington Monument, various war memorials, and the White House.

Weather permitting, step off the bus at the Lincoln Memorial. The nighttime tour gives you the opportunity to see its striking illuminated pillars reflected in the water opposite the memorial. End the evening back at your pick-up location.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great tour!

Very good tour and our guide Taye and driver Yonathan were great. Taye was very knowledgeable and funny.

Thank Shevonne K
Reviewed yesterday
Loved the tour!

The tour was great - tons of history and information. Also our bus driver, Maria, and the tour guide were great. Very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend Big Bus Tours. I wish I had time to take the hop-on/hop-off daytime tour as well, but...More

Thank shealafemme
Reviewed 3 days ago
Dc at night

Wonderful tour with plenty of information and time for pictures, I would highly recommend this tour to friends and family.

Thank rudysuz1
Reviewed 1 week ago
Must see!

I suggest boarding at the Willard Hotel location if possible. We were there at 6:30 and were 2nd in line. Our tour guide Alicia and driver Anna were great! Both were so friendly and made sure we got to see everything possible. This night tour...More

Thank Toni Z
KaneekaR, Customer Service Rep at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for contacting us regarding your recent trip to Our Nation's Capital. I am excited to hear that our staff was able to provide you with a very informative and enjoyable evening while on our Panoramic Night Tour. I will be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

WE WERE SOLD A TICKET AND NO BUS WAS AVAILABLE. REQUEST FOR REFUND WAS DENIED. My family and I brought a taxi in from the house we are staying this evening for the sole purpose of taking the DC night tour. We had 5 adult...More

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Michael-Ann H, Customer Service Representative 2 at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for contacting us. At this time I would like to assist you with your issue please feel free to contact me directly at InfoDC@BigBusTours.com. Regards, Michael-Ann Henderson

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14 September 2018|
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Response from SrijanMalhotra | Reviewed this property |
I believe if it's your first trip to DC then you should go for a night tour as that covers almost every part of DC, but yes you could still consult one of the travel guides there. Secondly, depending on where you're staying... More
Gina G
31 May 2018|
Response from MsJennO | Reviewed this property |
Yes! That is what we did. If you buy through the sightseers pass you must check in at Union Terminal for the night tour.
Diane N
17 April 2018|
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Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
Everything is online but our bus left at 7pm, 2 hour tour.