The Lost Symbol Tour
Guides & Transportation



All guides used in the Lost Symbol Tours are experienced Washington, DC tour guides who have been expertly trained and have successfully completed the rigorous DC guide examination with flying colors. The District Government also requires them to pass a health exam and possess a clean police record.


You may be assured that your guide will be not only be historically accurate but possessed of a fund of interesting antidotes guaranteed to amuse and amaze.  Guides undergo constant training and have constant access to all the latest conditions in the city such as street closings and other pertinent information that may affect your tour.


Many of our guides speak other languages, over fifteen in all.


Get ready to delve into the hidden history of Washington, DC with one of these remarkable guides, all of whom entertain an abiding love of the Capitol City and its history and communicate their enthusiasm with verve and style.


Gilt-Edge Luxury Tours and Travel selects from a variety of vehicles supplied by the best and most economical companies in the city.  All vehicles are registered with the Department of Transportation. Drivers must demonstrate an excellent driving record.

We offer a variety of vehicles for your touring needs. Whether you are  a solo , a couple, small or mid-size group, or  have a large group we have the perfect transportation for you.

Our selections include such vehicles as the following:

Lincoln Town Car seats up to 4 with the guide.

Lincoln Town Car limousines for 6, 8 or 10 people. Stretch limousines and Hummers also available.

SUV's such as Cadillac Escalade or the Chevy Suburban Van. Seats up to 6 passengers.

12-14 passenger Vantera tour van.

21 or 24 passenger mini-vans.

57 passenger luxury coach bus.

We also have access to smaller busses such as 37 and 47 passenger busses upon request.


Please note that the fewer number of people touring will automatically result in the price being more expensive since there are less people to share the cost of running the tour. 

But whether you choose a Lincoln Town car or regular tour van or a luxury touring coach, your experience will result from the professionalism, enthusiasim and dedication of your tour professionals. Which is why Gilt-Edge Luxury Tours and Travel  has remained among the premier touring companies in the Washington, DC area since 1997.

Costs associated with the tour include not only the guide and vehicle but also gasoline surcharges and tips. We do not taccept last-minute tours due to the fact that we cannot be assured of the availabilty of either the guide or the vehicle. We prefer a minimum of a week's  advance notice.

We accept credit cards at our primary tour site,, for our retail customers. Corporate and incentive companies are requested to pay by check.

Please ask about our travel agent rate if you are a travel professional.

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