New Orleans 3 Hours Private Tour: Citywide, Garden District & Katrina Hurricane Sites

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Tour Number

Activity Level

337229


Categories

City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Favorite of tourist, experience the highlights of the city via a comfortable vehicle


Although New Orleans is famous for the French Quarter and Bourbon Street, if you miss seeing the Garden District, you have only seen half of New Orleans. We will explore the American Sector which was established after the Louisiana Purchase of 1803.
We will see some the most elegant southern mansions built in the early 1800's as well as the cemetery of the "Americans. " I'll explain why New Orleans is known as the "Crescent City. "

The Citywide tour also includes the section of the city most affected by Hurricane Katrina, the lower night ward, where you will see the home of Fats Domino.

Also included is this tour is a stop for lunch at the historical restaurant, Willie Mae's, to enjoy her famous Red Beans and Rice and the delicious Fried Chicken. ( Restaurant not available on Sunday). I will provide substitute restaurant on Sunday Tours.

Itinerary

We will travel to the lower ninth ward to view some of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina along with other notable attractions. From the lower ninth ward we will travel through parts of Treme with a stop at Louis Armstrong Park and Congo Square. Our travels will proceed to the Garden District for a tour of what was commonly known as the "American Sector" after the Purchase of the Louisiana Territory. Some of the most beautiful southern mansions will be seen on this tour. The former home of Anne Rice is located in the area. Also included, is a brief stop at the Lafayette Cemetery.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Address or Intersection, Suggested by Guide: 411 N. Rampart St. In front of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.

Duration: 3 hours

Wear comfortable shoes

Transportation

This is a citywide tour via a SUV or private chartered vehicle.

What’s Included

Other: Included in the tour is transportation, water and snacks.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 USD - Lunch at Willie Mae's Restaurant (St. Charles or Treme location)

What’s Extra

Other: Lunch is not included in the price of the tour. I can provide recommendations.

A Recent Review of this tour

Muriel was very professional, well prepared and she could give us a complete frame of the city during this tour. She paid attention also to our two girls in involving them showing them some children hightlights even if it was not part of the tour program. She gave also us a lot of interesting tips with regard to Restaurants and other things to do and see in the city. We recommend her to everyone.
Barbara Manganaro

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    337229


    Categories

    City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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