Curated by Capital City Events
for Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.Excursions

Excursions

 

Jefferson Memorial

There are so many ways for you to make the most of your visit to Washington, which is why Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC has partnered with Capital City Events to bring you unique tours and activities specially curated for our guests.

The professionals at Capital City Events have created a collection of one-of-a-kind experiences that can be tailored to your preferences. Excursions by Capital City Events and curated for Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC offers the opportunity to experience the nation’s capital like a local with Master Tour Guides on a private trip. Explore the famous monuments, go back in time and tour George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, or become a beltway insider and eat, shop, and visit sites that only Washingtonians know about. All with a knowledgeable guide per your customized itinerary.

Enjoy peace of mind knowing that all activities and tours follow COVID-19 safety practices. All excursions are also exclusive to just you and your immediate party.

Explore all of these exceptional experiences by visiting Capital City Events. Discover a few of our favorite tours below.

Excursion Spotlight

Monuments by Moonlight

Enchanting evening tour of the monuments with private vehicle and tour guide

Enjoy an enchanting, moonlight experience of Washington D.C. within the safety of your private chauffeured vehicle. As the sun sets, the sky glows with the sights of Washington’s most famous monuments and landmarks, lit with thousands of lights against the night’s sky. Capital City Event’s Master Tour Guide will entertain you with stories of the city’s rich history, commemorative statues, and famous buildings.

The History and Architecture of the United States Capitol

Private exterior tour led by the Chief Guide of the United States Capitol Historical Society

While the Visitors Center is currently closed, this private exterior tour, led by the Chief Guide of the United States Capitol Historical Society, introduces you to the architectural significance of the United States Capitol Building. The Chief Guide will lead guests around the exterior of the building, telling of the history of its placement and construction, the expansion, famous incidents, and crucial events that took place inside.

“I Have A Dream”

Explore the history and culture of African Americans with a private tour guide

You will be escorted through Washington D.C. exploring the history and heritage of African Americans. Led by your private tour guide Andrew Davenport, currently completing his PhD in African American history at Georgetown University, this inspiring and information packed tour begins at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial followed by a scenic walk to the Lincoln Memorial and reflecting pool. The itinerary proceeds to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in which you are professionally guided through its world-famous exhibits. To conclude the day, guests will explore Black Lives Matter Plaza and the surrounding neighborhood, the center of protests in the summer of 2020 and remaining a living testament to First Amendment freedoms. Private transportation is provided.