Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC

  • 4 Days
  • 5 meals
  • Holiday & Special Events
  • Special Event
  • UNITED STATES
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Program Overview

Explore Washington DC as spring enters the world for the sights and scents that only this season brings to life. Revel in every moment from a tour along Embassy Row to a stop at the White House for the perfect photo backdrop. See the most iconic monuments at the National Mall and honor fallen soldiers on a tour of the memorials. View the impressive architecture at Capitol Hill, the famed home of the U.S. House and Senate. While all the flowers are in bloom, Arlington National Cemetery is a peaceful place to reflect on the history and heroes of America. Experience a once-in-a-lifetime cruise along the Potomac River to see the world-famous cherry blossoms in full bloom.

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Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Travel to Washington DC

Welcome to the Capital

Travel to the historic U.S. capital of Washington DC and meet the Tour Director who provides ongoing guidance for the duration of the trip. Begin with sightseeing along Embassy Row and stop for a photo op in front of the White House. Get to know some of the historical landmarks of the National Mall and take in the grand architecture. Settle in at nearby accommodations and get to know one another in a welcome dinner at a local tavern.

Activities
  • See Embassy Row and stop for photos at the White House
  • Walking orientation at the National Mall
  • Welcome dinner at a local tavern
  • Dinner

Day 2

Washington DC

Memorials and Monuments

Begin the day with a comprehensive memorial tour, including World War II Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Tidal Basin and Washington Monument. Explore the seat of the U.S government on a walking tour of Capitol Hill to see the Library of Congress and climb the steps of the Supreme Court. End the day in Georgetown where there are opportunities for dining or souvenir shopping.

Activities
  • Comprehensive memorial tour
  • Walking orientation of Capitol Hill
  • Evening in Georgetown
  • Breakfast

Day 3

Washington DC and Arlington

Cherry Blossom Cruise

Reflect on the nation’s past on a visit to Arlington National Cemetery. Celebrate the beauty of Potomac River on a Cherry blossom lunch cruise with live entertainment and historic views. Spend the afternoon at the world-class Smithsonian Museums, the funds for which were donated by a man who never set foot in the U.S.

Activities
  • Reflect at Arlington National Cemetery
  • Cherry blossom lunch cruise
  • Afternoon at the Smithsonian Museums
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Day 4

Washington DC, Alexandria to Home

History Comes to Life

During free time this morning, explore Old Town Alexandria where history is kept alive throughout the cobblestone streets. Begin the journey home.

Activities
  • Free time to explore Old Town Alexandria
  • Breakfast

Services Included

Accommodations

Quality, safe hotels with twin occupancy corresponding to the destination.

Meals

Daily breakfast with a mix of lunches and dinners, as stated in the itinerary.

Ground Transportation

All transportation is provided for activities included in the trip itinerary.

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Curated experiences developed by travel experts.

Tours and Activities

Scheduled activities, experiences and guided tours are all included as listed in the itinerary.

Audio Headsets

Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing.

Full-Time Tour Directors

Full-time Tour Directors are on site for the duration of the trip.

Gratuities

Tips for bus drivers, guides, Tour Directors and meals.

24/7 Support

Dedicated 24/7 staff availability, supporting travelers every step of the way.

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Not Included

Porterage services, housekeeping, airport transfers on the first and last day of the trip if not traveling with a group (unless previously arranged).

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