Multi-Day Tour

Iconic Mardi Gras New Orleans (6 days)

G Adventures Inc.

New Orleans, LA, United States To New Orleans, LA, United States

Valid for Departures: 02 Mar 2019 - 07 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
02 Mar 2019
New Orleans, LA United States
None None
Day 1 New Orleans: Welcome to the Big Easy! Spend some time checking out the early Mardi Gras festivities before joining the group for a welcome meeting and optional dinner. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
03 Mar 2019
New Orleans, LA United States
None Breakfast
Day 2 New Orleans: Enjoy an orientation walk of New Orleans before free time to enjoy the festivities. Join the locals in the evening and celebrate the Bacchus Parade, taking in elaborately decorated floats, intricate costumes, and an amazing local vibe. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Bacchus Parade
Day 3
04 Mar 2019
New Orleans, LA United States
None Breakfast
Day 3 New Orleans: Get out and explore New Orleans on the second biggest day of festivities during Mardi Gras. Check out a parade or opt to spend the day wandering Bourbon Street. Enjoy the revelry and music wafting through the packed Mardi Gras streets.
Day 4
05 Mar 2019
New Orleans, LA United States
None Breakfast
Day 4 New Orleans: Mardi Gras in French translates to 'Fat Tuesday' and traditionally represented the last day of eating rich, fatty, indulgent food before fasting during Lent. Today, Fat Tuesday is also the culmination of Mardi Gras celebrations and events. Enjoy the pulse of the city and join locals and visitors celebrating throughout the streets! As the clock strikes midnight, prepare for the city to shut down with the official start of Lent. Included Activities: Mardi Gras Purple Party
Day 5
06 Mar 2019
New Orleans, LA United States
None Breakfast
Day 5 New Orleans: Enjoy a free day for optional activities in and around New Orleans. Opt to take a cooking class, go on a ghost tour, or get lost in the city. Later, grab a coffee and try a beignet at the famous Café du Monde. Included Activities: Café du Monde Visit
Day 6
07 Mar 2019
New Orleans, LA United States
None Breakfast
Day 6 New Orleans: Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Mardi Gras in New Orleans is, hands down, one of the most colourfully mind-blowing festivals in the entire world. This limited edition itinerary in the Big Easy is a quick (and indulgent) six days for all the senses. From your centrally located hotel, you're a quick walk from the French Quarter where all the action takes place, including watching a parade in the company of G Adventures revellers, the absolutely thrilling sounds (and sights) of Bourbon Street, coffee and beignets at the iconic...

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G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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