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Mississippi River Cruise – New Orleans and Southern Charms

Celebrate the soulful rhythms of New Orleans, the birthplace of American Jazz on this 7 night Southern Charms Cruise. Discover the historic architectural treasures of the Lower Mississippi visiting St. Francisville, home to over 140 sites on the National Register of Historic Places.

Mississippi River Cruise – New Orleans and Southern Charms

DEPARTURE DATE: December 9, 2023
Countries Visited: United States
Departure Port:New Orleans, Louisiana

OVERVIEW

Sample the flavours of the Old South. The Lower Mississippi overflows with charm, history and hospitality. Explore historic estates, and visit notable Civil War sites. Sample the bustling French-flavored port cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Sway to the tempos of Dixieland jazz, gospel and blues. Savor gourmet Cajun and Creole cuisine, as well as traditional Southern fare. Join us, and see why local Cajuns say, “Laissez les bons temps rouler” (Let the good times roll).

Travel Dates & Pricing

TRAVEL DATEPRICETYPE
December 9, 2023from $5,599 CADPer Person

What's Included

  • 7 night cruise round trip from New Orleans in French Balcony Stateroom
  • Meals including regional specialties
  • Welcome cocktails and farewell dinner
  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary) Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Visits to UNESCO Sites Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances
  • Taxes and port charges

ALL STATEROOMS INCLUDE:

  • Outside staterooms with river view Bottled water replenished daily
  • Private bathroom with shower; heated floor & anti-fog mirror; premium Freyja toiletries; robes & slippers (upon request)
  • 40" or 42" flat-screen Sony® TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, FOX & more Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control

Itinerary

DAYDATEPLACE
1Sat Dec 9New Orleans, Louisiana - Celebrate the soulful rhythms of New Orleans, the birthplace of American Jazz
2Sun Dec 10New Orleans, Louisiana - the city’s French, African and other influences flavour not only its vibrant culture, but also its tantalizing Creole cuisine.
3Mon Dec 11Darrow, Louisiana - discover the historic architectural treasures of the Lower Mississippi.
4Tue Dec 12St. Francisville, Louisiana - home to over 140 sites on the National Register of Historic Places.
5Wed Dec 13Natchez, Mississippi - Explore the oldest city with over 200 historic Southern estates.
6Thu Dec 14Vicksburg, Mississippi - honour the memory of a pivotal Civil War battle at the Vicksburg National Military Park.
7Fri Dec 15Baton Rouge, Louisiana - take a panoramic city tour of the area and hear about the fun-loving Cajun people and their contributions to Louisiana’s history and culture.
8Sat Dec 16New Orleans, Louisiana - your cruise comes to an end today

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