Enjoy the fragrant, fluffy blooms of the famous Washington cherry blossom with this short springtime tour, which includes a guided walk around the Tidal Basin!
Our cheerful cherry blossom tour, Washington DC, starts at the U.S. Navy Memorial and is available between March 18 and April 31. You’ll start with a ride in one of our comfortable, climate-controlled minibuses to take in some crucial sights of the city. Meanwhile, your entertaining guide will tell fruity tales of the Washington cherry blossom trees. First planted over 100 years ago, these trees served as a special gift to unite the Empire of Japan and the USA, and they have featured regularly in the city’s storied past ever since.
After passing by the Japanese Internment Memorial and President Taft Memorial, you’ll reach the peaceful scenery of Hains Point. You’ll then take a stroll in the early spring sunshine underneath clouds of candyfloss pink, as you are guided around the Tidal Basin underneath the iconic trees themselves. Finally, you’ll reach the Japanese Lantern Shrine, where DC’s oldest and most prized blossom can be found.
+ Hear the fascinating backstory of the Washington cherry blossom
+ Take a springtime stroll around the Tidal Basin
+ Enjoy unfettered views and photo opportunities
+ Comfortable, climate-controlled buses, ideal for sightseeing
7 days a week, rain or shine
Jan 1 New Year’s Day – Night Tours Closed
Jan 29 March For Life – Day Tours Closed
Mar 14 NYC Half Day Marathon – All Tours Closed
Mar 27 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon – Day Tours Closed
Apr 10 National Cherry Blossom Parade® – Day Tours Closed
Apr 11 Cherry Blossom Ten Miler – Day Tours Closed
Apr 19 Patriots’ Day – All Tours Closed
May 2 National Women’s Half Marathon – Day Tours Closed
May 24 Memorial Day – All Tours Closed
May 30 AMVETS’ “Rolling to Remember” – Day Tours Closed
Jun 12 Boston Pride Parade – All Tours Closed
Jun 13 Bunker Hill Day Parade – All Tours Closed
July 4 Independence Day – All Tours Closed
Aug 28 The Commitment March – Day Tours Closed
Oct 11 Army Ten Miler – Day Tours Closed
Oct 24 Marine Corp Marathon – Day Tours Closed
Oct 31 Halloween – All Tours Closed
Nov 25 Thanksgiving Day – All Tours Closed
Dec 24 Christmas Eve – Night Tours Closed
Dec 25 Christmas Day – All Tours Closed
Dec 31 New Year’s Eve – All Tours Closed
If you’re driving in, please be prepared to park your vehicle in one of the paid indoor parking garages close to the tour departure location
We use luxury tour buses that are climate-controlled and offer comfortable and pleasant touring experience, as well as protection from weather elements. The maximum bus capacity is 33 passengers; however, for the sake of making our tours more intimate, the average group size is less than 30 guests.
We do our best to keep large, same-party groups together on the same bus, but please remember that the seating is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Once you claim your seats – they’re reserved only for you for the duration of the tour.
Unfortunately, our shuttles are not wheelchair accessible, nor is there storage for baby strollers. If you have a wheelchair, please call us to make special vehicle arrangements for your tour. Some of our tours involve longer walks so if you like, you may stay on board the shuttle, near the landmark, without exiting the shuttle bus every time.
Free Cancellation up to 24 Hours in Advance > if you cancel your booking 24 hours in advance of your tour departure time – a full refund will be issued
Free Cancellation up to 1 Hour in Advance With Tour Booking Insurance > if you purchase Tour Booking Insurance at $5.99 per booking, booking cancellations may be made up to 1 hour in advance of your tour departure time for a full refund
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