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Private New Orleans 3-Hour Historical and Sightseeing Tour

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USD 800.00
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Pass By: French Quarter, New Orleans, LA

After pickup from your downtown or French Quarter hotel by air-conditioned van, your architecture tour begins in the French Quarter, where you'll learn about the history and design styles of the old Creole city of New Orleans. See the Pontalba Buildings of Jackson Square, admire St Louis Cathedral and enjoy a view of the Mississippi River. Along Esplanade Avenue, you'll pass by the French Market, the old US Mint and some elegant mansions.

Stop At: St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-2902

Next, hop off your van and stretch your legs at the historic St Louis Cemetery #3. During a guided walking tour, see some of its many societal tombs, such as the Hellenic Orthodox community and the Dante Lodge of Masons, which represent the varied backgrounds of New Orleans' former residents.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Bayou St John, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA

Back on your van, travel along peaceful Bayou St John, where you’ll see houses from the late 1700s. Stop for refreshments and rest rooms after a drive through City Park, home to the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and centuries-old live oaks.

Pass By: Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans, LA

You will then reach the 17th St.Canal and see the flood wall breaches and witness the complete destruction Hurricane Katrina caused to the neighborhood of Lakeview as well as the hopeful rebuilding done with the help of private enterprise as well as the new pumping stations.

Make your way along Lake Pontchartrain's shores, where you’ll learn about the levee system and see one of the longest causeway bridges in the world.

Pass By: Garden District, St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968

On the drive back to your hotel, you’ll pass through Uptown and along St Charles Avenue, where the grand colonial mansions of the Garden District are some of the most beautiful in all the South.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Tour departs from downtown New Orleans and French Quarter hotels only. Please specify at time of booking.
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private tour by air-conditioned 14-passenger van for your group of up to 10 guests
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guided tour of St Louis Cemetery #3
  • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 3
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals are permitted. Please advise at time of booking to arrange accommodations
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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