Day 1: Arrival and Jazz Tour
Welcome to New Orleans, one of the most colorful cities in United States! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the hotel for the check-in.
In the evening you meet your guide and embark on a walking tour to explore New Orleans Jazz culture. Your guide will show you the districts which saw the birth of Jazz and will tell you about the history of this musical genre. You'll visit several Jazz venues, each with its own style and character. Jazz comes in many forms and each venue offers a different take on what is called traditional Jazz.
Depending on your arrival time Jazz Tour might be moved to next day.
Day 2: French Quarter and Cemetery Tour
In the morning after breakfast, you meet your guide and set on a walking tour to explore the highlights of New Orleans.
You visit St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, the city's oldest above ground cemetery dating back to 1789, where you'll encounter plenty of crypts etched with the names of The Big Easy's most celebrated and notorious citizens
Then you proceed to the French Quarter, the heart of New Orleans itself and the legendary district defining the original city. You will experience this delightful neighborhood full of eccentric, fun-loving people, that spans three centuries of history.
After the tour, your guide takes you back to the hotel and you have the evening at leisure.
Day 3: Garden District & Jazz Dinner Cruise
After breakfast, meet your private guide in the hotel lobby.
Today we take you to a Garden District, which is considered to be one of the most uniques neighborhoods in all of America.
The Garden District survives as a showcase of magnificent houses and gardens. Hear the stories of the cotton brokers and commission merchants who made their home in the Garden District.
The Garden District became a fashionable enclave of New Orleans’ most successful American citizens. Moving “Uptown” to the prestigious Garden District was considered the culmination of one’s achievements.
After the tour, you return to your hotel and have free time before you proceed with a scenic New Orleans cruise in the evening.
You will depart from the heart of the French Quarter and learn much of the history of origination of the city and its transportation lines. Enjoy more Jazz and Creole dinner on board.
Day 4: Oak Alley & Whitney Plantations Tour
Today is reserved to discover Louisiana’s most famous plantations, Oak Alley and Whitney.
Start off at Oak Alley, with its beautiful 28-oak tree tunnel, and then head to Whitney, a memorial to southern slave labor. Learn about what life was like for slaves on these plantations as you visit the memorials, slave quarters, and the ‘Big House’ to really get an idea of what the Old South was like.
Later in the afternoon we take you back to your hotel. Rest of a day is free for you to enjoy the city.
Day 5: Departure
Today is the last day of your stay in New Orleans. Your driver will meet you in the hotel lobby and take you to the airport.
Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.
1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.
2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.
Stress-free Booking Book your journey without stress and at convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before start date. In event if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.
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