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2-Day New Orleans Tour From Houston
Product Code: 82-335397
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • Officially Recommended by Visitors Bureau
  • • Oak Alley Plantation
  • • French Quarter
  • • National World War II Museum
  • • Mississippi Steamed Jazz Cruise
Tour Code
82-335397
Duration
2 days
Departure City
Houston
End City
Houston
Tour Type:
Bus/Coach
Language:
Chinese, English
Itinerary
Day 01
New Orleans

Houston - New Orleans

Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott French Quarter / Hotel 504 French Quarter (Only before Jan 22, 2018) or similar

We will depart in the morning and start our New Orleans tour from Houston!

First we'll visit Oak Alley Plantation (admission not included), a U.S. National Historic Landmark located at the west suburban of New Orleans. Our attention, right away, would be attracted to the astonishing beauty that the plantation presents. Visitors may even feel that they were taken into the scene of “Gone with Wind”.

The slaveowner's big house is contrasting with the slave quarter nearby. Two rows of 300-years-old oak trees are not only concealing the amazing quarter-mile-long garden road, but also the bitterness of the south had borne after Civil War. The natural environment of New Orleans is as distinctive as its local culture.

Afterwards we'll join a New Orleans swamp tour (admission not included), a fun adventurous yet safe boat ride that showcases the unique eco system of New Orleans region. You’ll have opportunities to see alligators, snakes, turtles, egrets, herons, ibis and many other species as well as many strange looking plants living in the swamp. It is like entering a land of unknown. The natural disaster remains of Hurricane Katrina of ten years ago can still be seen. It is so fascinating of the untouched swamp wildness of the pristine beauty.

Next we will head to our hotel for the night located at French Quarter district in New Orleans. Then you can enjoy the rest of your day exploring the area. You can find a live jazz performance bar around Bourbon Street; enjoy a cup of coffee and beignets at the famous Café De Monde; or have some Cajun craw fish and fresh oyster for dinner. Visiting Jackson Square seems like a good idea too. It was built to commemorate General Andrew Jackson. Many festivals are going on there simultaneously. (Departures from Jan 23, 2018: You may also take the Carriage Tour (admission not included) to explore French Quarter.) The night is long, and the nightlife is on.

Main Attraction Visiting Duration before Jan 22, 2018
Oak Alley Plantation 75 minutes
Swamp Tour 100 minutes

Main Attraction Visiting Duration from Jan 23, 2018
Oak Alley Plantation 60 minutes
Swamp Tour 90 minutes

The times mentioned above are approximate and for reference only.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
New Orleans Swamp Tour $27.00/Adult; $16.00/Child(3-12); $27.00/Senior(65+)
Oak Alley Plantation $22.00/Adult; $5.00/Child(6-12); $8.00/Child(13-18); $22.00/Senior(65+)
Royal Carriages French Quarter(Departures from Jan 23, 2018) $20.00/Adult; $20.00/Child(2-12); $20.00/Senior(65+)
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 02
New Orleans

New Orleans - Houston

Enjoy your breakfast before we start our New Orleans tour of the day!

First thing in the morning we'll visit the National World War II Museum (admission not included), formerly known as the D-Day Museum, a military history museum emphasizes the American experience in World War II.

Around noon we will take you to the Mississippi Steamed Jazz Cruise (admission not included). Your two-hour cruise from the heart of the French Quarter shows you why the city was founded on the beautiful crescent of the lower Mississippi River.New Orleans is an important historical city in South US and one of the major ports, also well-known as the birthplace of jazz. The live Jazz performance on the steamboat will make you an unforgettable trip.

Then we'll return to Houston.

Main Attraction Visiting Duration before Jan 22, 2018
National World War II Museum 2 hours
Mississippi Steamed Jazz Cruise 2 hours including lunch

Main Attraction Visiting Duration from Jan 23, 2018
National World War II Museum 90 minutes
Mississippi Steamed Jazz Cruise 2 hours including lunch

The times mentioned above are approximate and for reference only.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
The National WWII Museum $26.00/Adult; $16.50/Child(12-); $22.50/Senior(65+)
Jazz Steamboat Mississippi including lunch $44.00/Adult; $22.00/Child(6-12), $9.00/Child(2-5); $44.00/Senior(65+)
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Meeting Point
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Time Region Location Full Address
8:00AM Houston Crowne Plaza Near Sugar Land 9090 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77074
8:15AM Houston HSBC Bank(will be Chinatown Houston in 2018) 9999 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77036
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • Roundtrip ground transportation in air-conditioned motorcoach, van or minibus, depending on the number of passengers
  • 1-night hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast on day 2
  • Professional bilingual tour guide

Package Excludes

  • Airfare and the cost of other transportation between your home and meet points
  • All personal expenses and meals
  • Service Fee for tour guide (minimum $8.00/day per person for departures before 1/22/2018, minimum $10.00/day per person for departures from 1/23/2018)
  • Optional tours and activities (prices and availability subject to change) (All optional tours that include a service fee must be paid for in cash before joining the tour.):
Special Notes
  • Itinerary will be subject to traffic and weather. The sequence of the attractions might be changed according to actual and practical situation for better service.
  • In case of attraction closures (due to holidays or construction, etc.), tour guide may make some necessary changes to the itinerary accordingly.
  • Tour guides and drivers rely upon the service fees charged on the tour to supplement their income. The wages of tour guides and drivers are determined factoring in that they will receive service fees to augment their earnings. Please pay at least the recommended service fee because the tour guides and drivers work hard to accommodate many people on the tour.
  • Please Note:
    1. Guests are not allowed to use a CITY PASS and admission ticket purchased by themselves to join the sightseeing attractions included in this tour.
    2. Guests who do use a CITY PASS or admission ticket purchased by themselves, will not be offered the transportation service for that day, and will possible need to pay a penalty fee. Please consult your tour guide for details.
  • Language: This tour is escorted by a professional bilingual tour guide and/or driver guide (English/Chinese). Tours and/or languages may be combined to operate this tour depending on the number of passengers who have booked a particular departure.
  • Bus Arrangement: Passengers on the same reservation will be arranged on the same bus unless stated otherwise. If you wish to be on the same bus as another party /an existing reservation, please note your request with the reservation number in the comment section on the checkout page or notify us at least 24 hours prior to tour departure.
  • Tours4Fun cooperates with top local area tour operators and ensures the best quality of services to all travelers. We provide tour coaches that all are insured with a liability insurance coverage from $5,000,000 to $10,000,000 to make sure that your trips are safer and more enjoyable.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

*Price for single occupancy applies when one person stays in a standard hotel room.
*Price for double, triple, and quad occupancy applies when two, three, and four people stay in one standard hotel room, respectively. Each room may be equipped with two full size beds or one large bed with a double sofa-bed.
*Triple and quad price does not guarantee a third and fourth bed in the room, but may be requested at check-in.
*Maximum room capacity: 4 people including adults and children/infants.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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