Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Trips may include activities like hiking, biking, rafting or kayaking. No sweat, rights
Group Size: The G staff to traveller ratio of a small group, but its a G party! The more the merrier.
Meals Included: 5 breakfasts
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Celebrate at the Bacchus Parade and take in the local vibe, wander Bourbon Street, enjoy a G Adventures Purple Party on Fat Tuesday, savour a snack at the famous CafE du Monde
Mardi Gras in New Orleans is, hands down, one of the most colourfully mind-blowing festivals in the entire world. This limited edition itinerary in the Big Easy is a quick (and indulgent) six days for all the senses. From your centrally located hotel, youre a quick walk from the French Quarter where all the action takes place, including watching a parade in the company of G Adventures revellers, the absolutely thrilling sounds (and sights) of Bourbon Street, coffee and beignets at the iconic CafE du Monde, and time in some of Americas most beautiful neighbourhoods. Dont let another year go by without getting to this iconic event.
Call (520) 445-6812 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13650089
- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 12/31/2017
- 6 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||New Orleans||Day 1 New Orleans|
Welcome to the Big Easy! Spend some time checking out the early Mardi Gras festivities before joining the group for a welcome meeting and optional dinner. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||New Orleans||Day 2 New Orleans (1B)|
Enjoy an orientation walk of New Orleans before free time to enjoy the festivities. Join the locals in the evening and celebrate the Bacchus Parade, taking in elaborately decorated floats, intricate costumes, and an amazing local vibe. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Bacchus Parade
|Day 3||New Orleans||Day 3 New Orleans (1B)|
Get out and explore New Orleans on the second biggest day of festivities during Mardi Gras. Check out a parade or opt to spend the day wandering Bourbon Street. Enjoy the revelry and music wafting through the packed Mardi Gras streets.
|Day 4||New Orleans||Day 4 New Orleans (1B)|
Mardi Gras in French translates to Fat Tuesday and traditionally represented the last day of eating rich, fatty, indulgent food before fasting during Lent. Today, Fat Tuesday is also the culmination of Mardi Gras celebrations and events. Enjoy the pulse of the city and join locals and visitors celebrating throughout the streets! As the clock strikes midnight, prepare for the city to shut down with the official start of Lent. Included Activities: Mardi Gras Purple Party
|Day 5||New Orleans||Day 5 New Orleans (1B)|
Enjoy a free day for optional activities in and around New Orleans. Opt to take a cooking class, go on a ghost tour, or get lost in the city. Later, grab a coffee and try a beignet at the famous CafE du Monde. Included Activities: CafE du Monde Visit
|Day 6||New Orleans||Day 6 New Orleans (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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