Spotlight on New Orleans
DAY 1 - New Orleans, Louisiana - Tour Begins
Step into a cultural melting pot in the "Jazz Capital of the World" - New Orleans! This soulful city abounds with rich history, mouth-watering Cajun and Creole cuisine, and an incomparable soundtrack.
DAY 2 - French Quarter
Get to know the city's famous French Quarter on a walking tour featuring the majestic St. Louis Cathedral, one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. Continue on to the bustling French Marketplace where you'll explore Pirates Alley, the Cabildo, the Presbytere and the Pontalba. Stop to taste a true New Orleans favorite - beignets at Cafe Du Monde. Tonight, roll up your sleeves and prepare to discover how to cook New Orleans-style! During a unique cooking demonstration at the New Orleans School of Cooking your chef will indulge you in everything that Louisiana cuisine has to offer. Following dinner, discover why New Orleans is known as the "Birthplace of Jazz" when you take in a spirited jazz revue at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse.
Breakfast & Dinner
Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
DAY 3 - French Quarter
Set out on a drive along New Orleans' historic Esplanade Avenue. Then, journey through Louisiana's swamp on a cruise* narrated by your captain. Learn about the history and ecology of this fascinating ecosystem while keeping an eye out for wildlife including bald eagles, herons, turtles and alligators! You'll also see houses of the local Cajuns who have made their homes here in the bayous, which are accessible only by boat. Return to New Orleans and spend the remainder of the afternoon at leisure to discover this great city your way.
DAY 4 - New Orleans
This morning, enjoy a panoramic tour of New Orleans with a local guide. Begin along historic Esplanade Avenue. See St. Louis Cemetery #3 which opened in 1854 and holds some of the most elaborate crypts found in the city's cemeteries. Then, relax during a drive along the shoreline of Lake Pontchartrain. This romantic road eventually leads to St. Charles Avenue, whisking you past gorgeous mansions as well as Tulane and Loyola, two world-famous universities. Return to the French Quarter this afternoon. Tonight, enjoy an elegant dinner at the Court of Two Sisters, one of New Orleans' most famous restaurants.
Breakfast & Dinner
DAY 5 - New Orleans - Tour Ends
Your tour of this captivating city comes to a close today.
What's Always Included
- Enjoy an elegant dinner at the Court of Two Sisters, one of New Orleans’ most famous restaurants.
- Indulge in a taste of a New Orleans favorite – beignets at Café Du Monde.
- Journey through Louisiana’s swamp country on a narrated cruise.
- 4 Breakfasts.
- 2 Dinners.
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