School Trip to Washington DC

  • 4 Nights
  • From 975 Per Person
  • Flights available
  • United States
The history and political life of the USA take centre stage for students on this fantastic School Trip to Washington DC, the country’s capital and home to iconic government buildings.

Washington DC was established as the US capital in 1790 for its strategic location between North and South, and is named after the US first president: George Washington.

On this School Trip to Washington DC, students will explore and discover the country’s history through the city’s many museums, buildings, monuments and memorials such as the White House and the US Capitol.

They will walk and learn about historic events, presidents and important political figures at the many Washington Memorials including the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King Junior Memorial, National World War II Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

At the Washington Monument they will take the elevator to the very top to enjoy superb views of the city on the four sides of the obelisk. The group will also enjoy a guided visit of the US Capitol Building, including entry to the Crypt, the Rotunda and National Statuary Hall, known as the Old Hall of the House.

Another must-see is the US Holocaust Memorial Museum which hosts a permanent exhibition about the history and personal stories of the Holocaust. It also focus on education and foreign policy, through the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and the Academy for Genocide Prevention.

Founded in 1889 and stretching over 163 acres in Rock Creek Park, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute is home to 2,700 animals and 200 species; as well as being a centre for scientific research and conservation.

Talk to our experienced travel experts for advice and start planning a memorable school trip to Washington DC.

School Trip to Washington DC

The history and political life of the USA take centre stage for students on this fantastic School Trip to Washington DC, the country’s capital and home to iconic government buildings.

Washington DC was established as the US capital in 1790 for its strategic location between North and South, and is named after the US first president: George Washington.

On this School Trip to Washington DC, students will explore and discover the country’s history through the city’s many museums, buildings, monuments and memorials such as the White House and the US Capitol.

They will walk and learn about historic events, presidents and important political figures at the many Washington Memorials including the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King Junior Memorial, National World War II Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

At the Washington Monument they will take the elevator to the very top to enjoy superb views of the city on the four sides of the obelisk. The group will also enjoy a guided visit of the US Capitol Building, including entry to the Crypt, the Rotunda and National Statuary Hall, known as the Old Hall of the House.

Another must-see is the US Holocaust Memorial Museum which hosts a permanent exhibition about the history and personal stories of the Holocaust. It also focus on education and foreign policy, through the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and the Academy for Genocide Prevention.

Founded in 1889 and stretching over 163 acres in Rock Creek Park, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute is home to 2,700 animals and 200 species; as well as being a centre for scientific research and conservation.

Talk to our experienced travel experts for advice and start planning a memorable school trip to Washington DC.

Itinerary

Our School trip to Washington DC generally includes the following:

  • Return flights to Washington DC
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in Washington DC
  • One checked in bag (23kg) and one carry on bag (8kg) per person
  • Transport from the airport to the hotel and back
  • Activities, tours and visits as detailed in the itinerary
  • Meals: breakfast each morning and optional dinner each day
  • Support from the JWT Schools travel team and local representatives

OPTIONAL

  • Evening meal
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional activities
SCHOOL TRIP TO WASHINGTON DC ITINERARY
DAY 1
  • Flight to Washington DC where you will be greeted by your driver at arrivals
  • Private transport to the hotel to check in
DAY 2
  • Breakfast
  • Visit to the Washington Memorials
  • In the afternoon, visit to the Washington Monument, taking the elevator to the very top
DAY 3
  • Guided visit of the US Capitol Building in the morning
  • In the afternoon, the group will visit the Smithsonian Institutional Office and National Zoo
DAY 4
DAY 5
  • Return flight

The School Trip to Washington DC itinerary is flexible and can be adapted to your students’ needs and preferences, prolonging the stay, including additional activities, etc… Talk to our travel experts for advice.

  • ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation) is required to enter the USA
  • A non-refundable deposit is required to confirm booking
  • Price quoted per student on a shared room basis
  • Free places for adults/teachers/group leaders included
  • Adult single room supplement applies
  • Please note this is a guideline price that will vary depending on travel dates and group size
  • Itinerary may be subject to change

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