Highlights : New Orleans - Atlanta - Natchez - Graceland - Nashville
Other departures: Manchester - £1749, Birmingham - £1749, Bristol - £1849, Norwich - £1899, Newcastle - £1799, Edinburgh - £1799, Glasgow - £1749
Excursions & Activities:
- Visit the vibrant cities of New Orleans and Atlanta
- Enjoy the Antebellum homes in Natchez
- Optional tour of Graceland, Memphis
- Nashville - home of Country Music Itinerary: Day 1: Friday New Orleans Welcome to New Orleans, Louisiana’s most important port city. The city is a unique blend of Spanish, French, Caribbean, African and Anglo-Saxon influences. This is obvious in the food, architecture and of course, the music. Your Tour Director will be available to assist you in the evening to plan your stay in this charming and bustling city. Overnight in New Orleans
Day 2 : Saturday New Orleans The day is yours to immerse yourself in the charm and excitement of one
of America’s most unique cities. Your Tour Director will assist you with planning the day’s activities. Overnight in New Orleans.
Day 3 : Sunday New Orleans - Baton Rouge - Natchez Today we depart for the state of Mississippi
and travel towards Natchez. Every year thousands of people come to Natchez for the pilgrimages that offer visits of the many Antebellum homes in the area. The citizens open their homes, which have been lovingly restored, so that visitors can get a glimpse of the southern prosperous life. The town itself is a great example of late 19th century architecture. Enjoy a
stroll through town and peek into the charming shops.Overnight in Natchez.
Day 4 : Monday Natchez - Mississippi River Valley - Memphis Leave Natchez and drive on to Memphis. Memphis is also known as the “Home of the Blues.” It was here that W.C. Handy first played his Memphis Blues and many other tunes that earned him the reputation of “Father of the Blues”. A brief city tour will take us to the city’s liveliest street, Beale Street, where the Blues and other types of music are played nightly in almost a dozen clubs. Of course, no visit to Memphis would be complete without a visit to Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley (optional). Overnight
Day 5 : Tuesday Memphis - Nashville Today we will continue on to Nashville,the capital of country
music. The renovated Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville, once home of the Grand Ole Opry, the studios near Music Row, and Opryland itself attest to Nashville’s reputation as the most important city in country music.Overnight in Nashville.
Day 6: Wednesday Nashville - Chattanooga -Atlanta Leaving Music City, we head to Chattanooga,
home to the famous Choo Choo. There will be an opportunity for lunch here (optional). Our trails lead us back to Georgia and before we return to the origin of our journey, we will stop in Roswell, GA, home to Bulloch Hall, one of the outstanding plantation homes of the
area (admission included). Then back to Atlanta, for your last night’s stay of the tour.
Day 7 : Thursday Atlanta Departure End of tour.Your Tour Director will be available to assist you in arranging individual transfers to Atlanta International Airport.