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New Orleans & Mississippi

Private tour
2
5 days
1 city
4nights

usNew Orleans, United States

New Orleans is a Louisiana city on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. Nicknamed the "Big Easy," it's known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures. Embodying its festive spirit is Mardi Gras, the late-winter carnival famed for raucous costumed parades and street parties....
  • Day By Day

    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.

  • Included in your trip
    Royal Sonesta New Orleans
    4-star hotel
    , 300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, 70130
    Royal Sonesta New Orleans
    Deluxe Double Breakfast included
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    1 room / 4 nights
    Included Experiences
    • New Orleans Jazz Walking Tour
      Delve deeper into the one-of-a-kind history of the city and jazz while on a comprehensive New Orleans Jazz Walking Tour. Visit some of the most renowned sites in the area, listen to authentic stories about the city and the importance of music in its life, and get acquainted with New Orleans from a different perspective.
    • French Quarter and Cemetery Tour
      Set off on a comprehensive French Quarter Walking Tour to explore one of the most exceptional areas in New Orleans. The vibrant quarter boasts authentic architecture, unique jazz clubs, cafes, restaurants, and many more sites to discover, including Jackson Square and the Pirates Alley. Enjoy the company of a professional guide and get better acquainted with the unparalleled history of the French Quarter. Also visit the Leafy Lafayette Cemetery, featuring unique tombs dating back to the 19th century.
    • Garden District Tour
      While exploring New Orleans, don't miss the chance to go on a Garden District to get better acquainted with the city's unique sites and stories. The picturesque garden district is fitted with authentic architectural heritage, including mansions, cottages, and manicured gardens.
    • Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner
      Set off on an amazing cruise ride paired with live jazz music and mouth-watering dinner. The evening jazz cruise provides the opportunity to marvel at the city from a different perspective and enjoy not only the picturesque views but splendid music as well.
    • Oak Alley & Whitney Plantations Tour
      Set off on an Oak Alley & Whitney Plantation Tour and visit at some of the most exceptional sites in the city. Lined with imposing oak trees, dating back to hundreds of years ago, the Oak Alley provides insight into the authentic history of the area and boasts an unparalleled ambiance coming from the unique surroundings. Continue then to the Whitney Plantation, which tells the story of slavery, providing hundreds of first-person slave narratives, as well as exhibitions, buildings, and memorial artwork.
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

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.

Trip Assurance If you need our assistance during your trip, you can call our support line available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CET) on weekdays and weekends.

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