National Mall and National Gallery of Art Small-Group Tour
One of the most beautiful and the most abundant type of mall is called the National Mall and the best way to enjoy this venue is planning one of your full day tours to visit this excellent place. It is wide area together with the Lincoln Memorial that has been linked together with some of the best and impressive trees. The city is one of the places that you can have that chance to see and takes some excellent photos of some of the constructions that were being done during the independent time.
These buildings are known as the independent avenues. The best thing about the mall is that it is being situated in an area that attracts most of the tourist coming here with friends and the families from different parts of the world. The most presentable thing about the activities here is that there are some of the best and magnificent monuments here and besides this place, there is a national museum near this area.
The museum presents some of the histories that do concern the Vietnam soldiers, and their memories are being kept in this museum. To those who are much passionate about the matters of the past, this is one of the best places to be and learn more about the American history and culture.
The best thing that people are offered with here is the personal tour guide who comes and take them through this fantastic museum by even introducing them to some of the greatest historians who are here together with the professors. It is possible for you to spend the whole day in this mall studying some of the treasures that are here.
Begin outdoors by discovering Washington, D.C.'s vast collection of outdoor monuments. This tour is the best way to visit D.C.'s iconic sites, including the White House. We'll explore the history of the nation's capital as well as the monuments and memorials of the National Mall that feature figures like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Your engaging guide will share the stories about the major players and events in American history that have earned memorials on the Mall, including the Korean War, World War II, and Vietnam. They'll even divulge the intricate symbolism woven into these structures.
After a break for lunch (lunch cost not included in price of tour), move to the National Gallery of Art and follow your guide through one of America's best collections of artwork produced by Renaissance artists, French Impressionists, and great American painters. See works from Claude Monet, Raphael, Gilbert Stuart, Vincent Van Gough, and Edgar Degas, as well as more modern artists like Picasso, Pollock, Warhol, and O'Keefe, as you learn what's really behind the creation of some of these pieces. Your private guide leads the way through the halls of the museum, telling stories, and stopping at famous works of art. Some pieces you'll see on this tour include Ginevra de' Benci by Leonardo da Vinci, Self Portrait by Vincent Van Gogh, and Woman with a Parasol by Claude Monet. Listen as your guide fills you in on the techniques behind some of the paintings, as well as some of the history and scandals that happened because of them.
Highlights Generally Include:
· Lincoln Memorial
· Washington Monument
· Ginevra de' Benci by Leonardo da Vinci
· The White House
· Venus with a Mirror by Titian
· World War II Memorial
· Self Portrait by Vincent Van Gogh
Pickup & Return:
Departure Times: 10am
- Small-group tour
- Transport by private vehicle from walking tour to museum
- Lunch break
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
Notes: National Gallery and other attractions or museums in DC may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.