African American Experience

6 days/ 4 nights

From only £709pp

Overview

6 days/ 4 nights From only £709pp

With its monuments and memorials, Washington is a place unlike any other.  Your students will discover America’s History, the African American culture, stories, cultures and how they are shaped and informed by global influences. Our tour explores what it means to be an American and how American values like resiliency, optimism and spirituality are reflected in African American history and culture.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Departure from UK. Transfer to accommodation. Night tour.

  • Day 2

    Capitol Hill neighbourhood walking tour. Lunch with “Hill” interns. Newsroom & WWII Veterans Memorial. 

  • Day 3

    Memorials.  Georgetown University.  Georgetown tour and free time. 

  • Day 4

    River Potomac cruise. George Washington Mount.  White House.  Ben’s Chilli Bowl and tour Smithsonian Institution.  Observation Deck at CEB tower.

  • Day 5

    National Cathedral. Embassy row.  Free afternoon.  Departure to UK.

  • Day 6

    Arrive in UK.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Be sure to also visit the lower level museum which displays interesting exhibits about President Lincoln’s life and times - along with the many protests that have taken place here.
  • National Mall is home to iconic monuments including the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. At the eastern end is the domed U.S. Capitol, and the White House is to the north.
  • The World War II Memorial is a memorial of national significance dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II.
  • The National Museum of American History documents the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific, and military history. mong the items on display is the original Star-Spangled Banner.
  • The African American History Museum is a museum that seeks to understand American history through the lens of the African American experience.
  • Watch major league sports - football, baseball, hockey, soccer and basketball.