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New Orleans Two Day Private Itinerary

For those visitors who want someone to do the planning for them, handle the details and help visitors avoid unintended consequences, this is the tour for you.
In addition to the tour as outlined, we will help you make a good hotel choice, make restaurant reservations, provide insight on local attractions, and efficiently use your time over a two-day period.

per adult from




2 days


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 1x Dinner
    • 1x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Private transportation
    • Parking Fees
    • Licensed and insured guide
    • Approved, inspected and insured tour vehicle on driving segments.
    • Admissions to urban plantation, cruise, and sugar plantations.
    • Entry/Admission - Steamboat NATCHEZ
    • Entry/Admission - Honey Island Swamp Tours
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks during lunch and dinner, and Jazz tour.
    • Food and drinks during Food Tasting Tour, estimated to be $50 per person.
    • Refreshments during breaks, souvenirs, personal items and admissions to additional attractions.
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from New Orleans, airport transfers and local public transportation.
    • Accommodations
    • Entry/Admission - Jackson Square
    • Entry/Admission - French Quarter
    • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Street Mall
    • Entry/Admission - Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights
    • Entry/Admission - Cafe Maspero
    • Entry/Admission - Napoleon House
    • Entry/Admission - New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Gumbo Shop
    • Entry/Admission - Faubourg Marigny
    • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 3
    • Entry/Admission - City Park
    • Entry/Admission - The University of New Orleans
    • Entry/Admission - Audubon Park
    • Entry/Admission - Garden District
    • Entry/Admission - Lafayette Square
    • Entry/Admission - Superior Seafood
    • Entry/Admission - Pontalba Buildings
    • Entry/Admission - Fritzel's European Jazz Bar
    • Entry/Admission - Maison Bourbon Jazz Club
    • Entry/Admission - The Jazz Playhouse

  • Day 1: French Quarter

    Stop At: Jackson Square, 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
    We will visit the Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, the Presbytre, and the Pontalba Apartments and discuss the founding of the city and the who were influential in its development and preservation.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: French Quarter, New Orleans, LA
    We will visit the place D'Arms Hotel courtyard to discuss the transfer of New Orleans to Spain, architecture and cultural diversity.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: St. Louis Cathedral, 615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291
    St. Anthony's Garden is behind the church; there we discuss everything from the social system of placage, to the Battle of New Orleans, Voudoo and cultural traditions.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Royal Street Mall, New Orleans, LA
    Here we discuss the royal governors who lived here, antiques, the
    Louisiana Purchase, visit the Louisiana Supreme Court and discuss the preservation efforts that saved New Orleans from modern "progress".
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights, 318 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    We will visit one of the surviving factories in the French Quarter and watch artisans hand-make gas light fixtures as they did 100 years ago.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Cafe Maspero, 601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    He will we visit the largest slave auction in the US and discuss slavery and defense plans for the Battle of New Orleans.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Napoleon House, 500 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Here we discuss Napoleon Bonapart, the history of the building, Pims Cup drinks and local food favorites.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, 514 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2110
    Here we discuss the history of Pharmacy in New Orleans, both before and after standardized licensing of pharmacists.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Gumbo Shop, 630 St Peter, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Here we will have lunch and try some local favorites.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Steamboat NATCHEZ, 400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Here we will take a Jazz cruise on the Mississippi River and discuss the reasons for the founding of New Orleans and the development of New Orleans as a major world port.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: French Quarter, New Orleans, LA
    We will conduct a food tasting tour in lieu of dinner. We will make two stops to sample local food and dessert favorites. We usually stop at Tableau Restaurant and Napoleon House depending on availability.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: Lunch and dinner are not provided
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: New Orleans, LA

    Stop At: Faubourg Marigny, New Orleans, LA
    We visit the first suburb of New Orleans, Frenchmen Street and discuss the social system of Placage, slavery, and music.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-2902
    Here we visit a cemetery and discuss the practical reasons for above-ground burials that make New Orleans cemeteries so unique.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: City Park, 1 Palm Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    We visit City Park, a park twice the size of Centra Park in New York. We discuss the topography of the region, flooding, hurricanes, major family donations to the city by local citizens and the manufacturing efforts in New Orleans during World War II.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: City Park, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    We stop for Cafe' A Lait and beignets at Cafe DuMonde in City Park.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70148, USA
    Here we visit Lake Pontchartrain where Hurricane Katrina breached the levee system. We discuss the causes of the destruction during Hurricane Katrina and explain what has been done to prevent another tragedy.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Audubon Park, 6500 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118-4848
    Here we visit the park where the process of granulating white sugar was developed, Audubon Zoo,Tulane and Loyola Universities in Uptown New Orleans along St. Charles Avenue.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Garden District, St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968
    We enter the American Sector, the area built by northeastern Americans after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Depending on the size of our tour vehicle, we will either walk or drive through the Garden District to view the historic antebellum homes in what many people say is the nicest neighborhod of New Orleans.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Lafayette Square, St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA
    Here we visit the central business district of New Orleans, to include the World War II museum, Superdome Warehouse DIstrict and Gallier Hall.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Superior Seafood, 1312 Milan St, New Orleans, LA 70115, USA
    We will have lunch here or another restaurant depending on availability and food preferences.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Honey Island Swamp Tours, 41490 Crawford Landing Rd, Slidell, LA 70461, USA
    Here we will take a swamp cruise to see the swamp itself in addition to wildlife such as alligators, eagles, pigs, deer, turtles, snakes, raccoons and other wildlife.

    We will return to the city around 5pm. You will be encouraged to rest from 5-7pm.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Pontalba Buildings, 700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3372
    We will have dinner here or elsewhere depending on what you want to eat.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Fritzel's European Jazz Bar, 733 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3145
    This is our first stop of three to listen to music, usually Jazz. Keep in mind that there are many forms of Jazz and the goal here is to expose you to three different styles of music and venues that are common in New Orleans.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Maison Bourbon Jazz Club, 641 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2107
    This is our second stop to listen to music. There is no cover charge, but they require one drink per person, per set. Drinks prices are reasonable unless you choose something more expensive.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: The Jazz Playhouse, 300 Bourbon St Royal Sonesta New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70130-2213
    Here we visit or third music venue of the evening. This usually is the most progressive of the three styles and the only one that serves food. As with the other venues, there is no cover charge, but one drink is required per set, per person.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Lunch and dinner are not provided
    Accommodation included: No accommodations are provided.
  • Departure Point :
    701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Traveler pickup is offered
    New Orleans Lakefront Airport transfers are available.Ports
    • 1350 Port of New Orleans Pl, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • We welcome visitors with limited mobility.
    • We can transport folding wheelchairs, both manual and motorized.
    • Our tour vehicle is not ADA equipped.
    • Discuss any limitations prior to boooking
    • You are the best judge of your capabilities. Our tours do not require strenuous activity.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • As of 6/16/2020, the City of New Orleans only allows walking tours to help maintain social distance. Once driving tours again, many measures have been taken to sanitize an already clean, late model vehicle. Contact me for details; too many measures to list here
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by New Orleans Private Tours

Activity ID: V-19830P16

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