Voyage on the Mississippi
A cruise from New Orleans to Memphis
Departing: Thursday 2 May 2019
Returning: Monday 13 May 2019
Duration: 12 days
Special offer: Book by Monday 17 December 2018 to take advantage of the Early Bird offer of £150 per person off the listed price.
From fascinating historical landmarks to the birthplace of jazz to delectable Southern cuisine, together we will discover the legendary Mississippi and the region’s most desirable facets on a 10-night journey. Cruise for seven nights aboard a state-of-the-art ship, plus enjoy stays in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Memphis, Tennessee, before and after your cruise.
Begin in New Orleans, a melting pot of French, African, and American cultures. Then immerse yourself in the unique essence of each port-of-call while cruising upriver. In Oak Alley and Natchez, gain an insiders’ perspective of classic antebellum homes and renowned plantations. Delve deep into Civil War history in Vicksburg, experience Baton Rouge with a local, and conclude your voyage in Memphis, famous for Blues and barbecue.
Along the way, enjoy entertainment and attentive service aboard your first-class riverboat. Relax in well-appointed, spacious staterooms and savour an extensive meal program, featuring locally sourced and regionally inspired cuisine.
- Explore Longwood Plantation with an expert local guide
- Private tour of Vicksburg National Military Park
- Discover the musical heritage deep within the soul of Memphis
HISTORY AND CULTURE/CRUISE/LAND
ACTIVITY LEVEL: MEDIUM
Price per person, not including international flights. Single supplement on request.
$6,945 - please note that this US Dollar price is based on the exchange rate in May 2018. Contact the relevant operator for the most up-to-date price information