New Orleans & Cajun Country

From: $2449

per person dbl*

CLASSIC TOURS

• 3 Nights in French Quarter
French Quarter Tour
• Steamboat Natchez Cruise
• Café du Monde
• Court of Two Sisters Dinner
• New Orleans School of Cooking  
New Orleans City Tour
• Longue Vue Gardens & House  
Garden District
• Baton Rouge
• Natchez Area Tour
• Dinner at Antebellum Mansion  
Two Antebellum Mansions
• Bayou Cruise
• Martin Accordions
• Jean Lafitte Cultural Center
Tabasco Factory, Avery Island

6 Nights First Class Hotels, 10 Meals: 6-Breakfasts & 4-Dinners, Tour Director,  Motorcoach Transportation, Sightseeing per Itinerary, Baggage Handling at Hotels

February 25
$2449 dbl**
March 17 April 21 October 20
November 3
$2549 dbl**

3 Night(s) – Maison Dupuy, Bienville House or Wyndham French Quarter, New Orleans
1 Night(s) – Hotel Vue or Natchez Grand Hotel Natchez, Mississippi
2 Night(s) – Doubletree Lafayette, Lafayette

BOOKING DISCOUNT SAVINGS* – UP TO $200 PER COUPLE/$100 PER PERSON

New Orleans & Cajun Country

7-DAYS

DAY 1: ARRIVE NEW ORLEANS 
Today arrive in New Orleans for a three night stay in the exciting French Quarter.  Tonight be sure to enjoy the “The Quarter” filled with fabulous restaurants and jazz clubs.
Overnight: New Orleans 

DAY 2: NEW ORLEANS – FRENCH QUARTER
This morning enjoy a French Quarter Walking Tour featuring the St. Louis Cathedral with adjoining Cabildo and rectory, Bourbon Street, Pirates Alley and the French Marketplace. Next visit the famous Café du Monde to enjoy café au lait and beignets. Later board the Steamboat Natchez for a relaxing Mississippi River Cruise.  Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner at the Court of Two Sisters, one of the French Quarter’s most famous restaurants.
(B,D)   Overnight: New Orleans  

DAY 3: NEW ORLEANS CITY TOUR
Today enjoy a New Orleans City Tour. Visit the Garden District which features one of the best preserved collections of historic southern mansions in the United States.  Visit the Longue Vue Gardens & House, a National Historic Landmark. The ever-changing gardens provide an inspiring destination year-round to learn about native plants and flowers.  Also stop to view an Above Ground Cemetery which are both historic & hauntingly beautiful.  This afternoon an optional excursion will be available to the Oak Alley Plantation, one of the state’s most visited antebellum homes. This evening enjoy dinner with your fellow travelers at the famous New Orleans School of Cooking.
(B,D) Overnight: New Orleans

DAY 4: NEW ORLEANS – BATON ROUGE – NATCHEZ 
This morning travel to the capital of Louisiana, Baton Rouge. Stop at the New State Capitol Building to view the Art Deco architecture and hear stories about the state’s most famous politician Huey Long. Then visit the Louisiana State Museum featuring thematic exhibits on the diverse aspects of Louisiana history, industry and culture. Later motorcoach into Mississippi and arrive in Natchez, a beautiful town that captures the charm and elegance of the historic south with its Antebellum Mansions. Tonight enjoy a southern experience with an Antebellum Mansion Dinner & Tour in the Natchez area.
(B,D) Overnight: Natchez   

DAY 5: NATCHEZ – LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA
This morning enjoy a Natchez Area Tour to learn about the area’s amazing pre-Civil War history. Then visit another beautiful Natchez Antebellum Mansion. Later cross into Louisiana to explore fascinating Cajun Country, founded in the 18th century by French-speaking exiles from Canada. Today, the region features a unique blend of French, Creole and Caribbean influences. This afternoon enjoy an eerie Bayou Cruise, a true Louisiana experience. 
(B)   Overnight: Lafayette

DAY 6: CAJUN COUNTRY TOURING
Today discover Cajun Country.  First visit the Jean Lafitte Cultural Center to learn about the life of the famous pirate & unlikely patriot, and about the area’s Acadian heritage and the natural resources of Louisiana’s Mississippi Delta region. Later visit Martin Accordions, the famous shop that has been building hand-made accordions for Cajun & Zydeco musicians from around the world for over 30 years.  Enjoy a shop tour and demonstration to learn more about Cajun culture & music.  Then travel to Avery Island for a Tabasco Factory Tour, home the world-famous Louisiana hot sauce. Tonight enjoy a fun-filled Farewell Dinner with Cajun cuisine & sounds.
(B,D) Overnight: Lafayette

DAY 7: LAFAYETTE – NEW ORLEANS – HOME
Today depart Lafayette and transfer to the New Orleans Airport for your flight home.
(B)

Single Room Supplement + ($750) Triple Room Reduction  – ($30) per person **Rates are Land only, per person double

Call for Roundtrip Air Package Rates and details

Land only rates do not include hotel transfers.
Roundtrip air package includes hotel transfers
On some dates alternate hotels may be used

* Booking Discount Details –  Make your Final Payment by check & receive $200 per couple/$100 per person savings on Air Inclusive Bookings. Land Only/Own Air Bookings receive $100 per couple/$50 per person savings.