Spotlight on New Orleans

Start: Southern USA Finish: Southern USA

Visiting: New Orleans, LA, French Quarter, LA


Duration: 4 Nights

Physical rating: 2

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Please contact Collette with any specific dietary requirements

Tour code: 13346

Tour operator: Collette, Inc.

Tour operated in: English


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Tour Overview

Step into “The Big Easy,” a soulful city abound with rich history, mouth-watering Cajun and Creole cuisine, and an incomparable soundtrack. Discover its unique flavors during a cooking class featuring the popular dishes of the city as well as dinner at The Court of Two Sisters. Spend time at either the poignant National World War II Museum or the festive Mardi Gras World. Learn the secrets of the city’s famous French Quarter on a walking tour featuring St. Louis Cathedral and the French Marketplace or explore the Historic New Orleans Collection and the Bevolo Gaslight Museum and Workshop. Head out to the swamp for a cruise tour of the bayous and learn about the history and ecology of this fascinating ecosystem. Come to know the city’s music when taking in a spirited jazz revue at a French Quarter jazz club. Enjoy a single-hotel stay in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter amidst jazz, streetcars, and an unmistakable joie de vivre.

Highlights

  • iconLearn to cook New Orleans-style at the New Orleans School of Cooking.
  • iconEnjoy dinner at The Court of Two Sisters.
  • iconIndulge in a taste of a New Orleans favorite — beignets at Café Du Monde.
  • iconExperience a spirited jazz revue at a jazz club in the French Quarter.
  • iconEnjoy a panoramic tour of New Orleans featuring St. Louis Cemetery, opened in 1853.
  • iconJourney through Louisiana's swamp country on a narrated cruise.
  • iconSoak in the ambiance of the old South with a drive along St. Charles Avenue.

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

icon Day 1 : New Orleans, Louisiana - Tour Begins

Location: New Orleans, LA

Accommodation: Royal Sonesta Hotel

Step into a cultural melting pot in the “Jazz Capital of the World,” New Orleans! Experience this soulful city abound with rich history, mouth-watering Cajun and Creole cuisine, and of course, an incomparable soundtrack.

icon Day 2 : French Quarter

Location: French Quarter, LA

Accommodation: Royal Sonesta Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning, enjoy a panoramic city tour with a local guide. Start by seeing St. Louis Cemetery #3; opened in 1854, it holds some of the most elaborate crypts found in the city’s cemeteries. Relax during a drive along the shoreline of Lake Pontchartrain. This road eventually leads to St. Charles Avenue, whisking you past gorgeous mansions and two world-famous universities, Tulane and Loyola. This afternoon, it’s your choice! Take a walk through history at the National World War II Museum and learn about the American experience in the war -OR- celebrate the festive side of New Orleans at Mardi Gras World. Come to know the history of this tradition while touring a working warehouse where artisans create spectacular floats for the famous parades. Tonight, learn how to cook New Orleans-style! During a cooking demonstration at the New Orleans School of Cooking, your chef will indulge you in everything Louisiana cuisine has to offer.

icon Day 3 : French Quarter

Location: French Quarter, LA

Accommodation: Royal Sonesta Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

It’s your choice! Introduce yourself to the city’s famous French Quarter on a walking tour that features such sights as the majestic St. Louis Cathedral and the bustling French Marketplace, where you’ll explore Pirates Alley and view the Pontalba -OR- explore the exhibitions and galleries at the Historic New Orleans Collection followed by a visit to the Bevolo Gaslight Museum and Workshop. Then, head to Café Du Monde for a taste of a true New Orleans favorite – beignets! This afternoon, explore more of New Orleans on your own, or you may choose an optional excursion to Oak Alley Plantation to explore the rich history of the Antebellum South.

icon Day 4 : New Orleans

Location: New Orleans, LA

Accommodation: Royal Sonesta Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Set out on a drive along New Orleans’ historic Esplanade Avenue. Then, journey through the Louisiana swamp on a cruise* narrated by your captain. Learn about the ecosystem’s history and ecology while keeping an eye out for wildlife, from bald eagles to herons, turtles and alligators. Return to the city and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to discover more of New Orleans your way. You may opt to take a riverboat cruise on the mighty Mississippi. Tonight, immerse yourself in the flavors of traditional New Orleans during dinner at The Court of Two Sisters in the French Quarter. After dinner, discover for yourself why New Orleans is the “Birthplace of Jazz” during a roaring jazz revue at a local club in the French Quarter.

icon Day 5 : New Orleans - Tour Ends

Location: New Orleans, LA

Meals: Breakfast

Your tour of this captivating city comes to a close today.

Experiences

  • Experience a spirited jazz revue at a jazz club in the French Quarter.
  • Soak in the ambiance of the old South with a drive along St. Charles Avenue.

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    Collette, Inc. requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 56 days before departure..

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