Washington DC

If America is the most powerful nation in the world, then Washington DC, its purpose-built capital, is its most powerful city. This tour is perfect for students of politics and modern history.

Washington DC

  • 5 days
  • -5
  • America
  • Approx. 6 hrs

Tour Highlights
  • US Capitol Building
  • Memorials
  • White House (exterior)
  • Arlington
  • National Mall

FCDO Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice, including passport and visa information, visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website

Sample itinerary

This sample itinerary is offered as a guideline. The trip focus, length and itinerary/activities can be tailored to meet your learning objectives.

What’s included

Tour support

Full TCBC support from the moment you book until you return home

Total tour customisation

Full itinerary flexibility to ensure the perfect tour for your students

Return flights

We'll source the best available flights based on your school's location

Emergency contact details

You'll have all our necessary contact details to hand should the need arise

Fantastic local guides

Knowledgeable TCBC guide ready to bring your walking tours to life

Full sightseeing programme

Detailed itinerary, with all entrance fees included, no hidden costs


Curriculum Relevance

Whether you teach History, Politics or Art, we can design a US itinerary to suit your curriculum requirements.

Together with our Education Advisor Ruth Tarrant, we have compiled useful links that show how the sights visited on your tour specifically relate to your students' studies. These will be very helpful when you come to submit the tour for approval at school.


The properties we use in Washington DC are used to working with our school groups and meet our high standards

Help with your visa application

We'll help you with the ESTA application process to make things as simple as possible


Reasons to travel with us

We honestly believe we are the best in what we do. We'd love the opportunity to show you.

Excellent guides, superb organisation, good hotels, a great mixture of fun and high-quality learning experiences for the students. A fantastic trip to America, thank you!

Stephen Clark, Head of Politics
The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School