Private tour

DC: Private Day Trip to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Estate

Activity provider: USA GUIDED TOURS

DC: Private Day Trip to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Estate

Activity provider: USA GUIDED TOURS

From US$ 1,078.80 per group up to 5

Travel from Washington DC to the Virginia countryside for a private tour of the Monticello estate, the UNESCO-listed former residence of America’s third president, Thomas Jefferson.

About this activity

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian
Pickup included
Pickup from your accommodation within a 20-Mile radius from 701 Pennsyvania Ave, NW Washington, DC. Please be ready for pickup 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Walk through the estate of America’s third president
  • Enjoy a scenic road trip to and from Charlottesville
  • Savor a delicious lunch at the historic Michie Tavern (not included in the tour price)
Full description
Enjoy a private full-day tour from Washington DC to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the beautiful estate and plantation of America’s founding father with a knowledgeable guide. Situated on a hill overlooking the nearby town of Charlottesville, Monticello radiates Jefferson’s personality. Walk through the home, designed by Jefferson himself, taking in the views of fruit and vegetable gardens and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. Following your visit to the Monticello estate, enjoy lunch at the historic Michie Tavern (meal not included with purchase). Relax on the return journey to Washington DC, where you'll be dropped off back at your hotel.
  • Private guided tour
  • Round-trip transportation by luxury air-conditioned vehicle
  • Driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • All visitors must pass through an airport-style security
  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

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It was rushed.

May 17, 2021

Fantastic day out! Our guide to Monticello was Dion who was helpful, knowledgeable, very funny and told great stories.  We had a great day with Dion at Monticello.

September 11, 2022

Product ID: 241252