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Holiday Jewels of the Lower Mississippi - A Creole Christmas – 23 December 2018

River cruise along the Mississippi

  • Spend Christmas Day cruising the Mississippi
  • Spend New Year in New Orleans

Celebrate the festive season aboard the legendary American Queen for a seven-night river cruise along the iconic Mississippi river. Before sailing, fly from the UK to Memphis, where you will stay overnight before embarking on American Queen the following day.

Cruise the Mississippi during Christmas Day before you stop in the ports of Vicksburg, St Natchez, St Francisville, Nottoway and New Orleans. Enjoy celebrating the holiday season with loved ones and witness how Christmas is enjoyed across Louisiana.

In New Orleans, disembark your river ship and transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay, during which you can explore this wonderful region. While here, spend New Year’s Eve in the Big Easy, enjoying jazz and blues music, spicy cuisine and a melting pot of cultures, before taking a flight back to the UK.

23 December 2018Fly from the UK to Memphis
On arrival, transfer to your hotel for a one-night stay
24 December 2018Transfer to the port and embark American Queen
Memphis, Tennessee
25 December 2018Christmas Day cruising the Mississippi
26 December 2018Vicksburg, Mississippi
27 December 2018Natchez, Mississippi
28 December 2018St Francisville, Louisiana
29 December 2018Nottoway, Louisiana
30 December 2018Nottoway, Louisiana
31 December 2018New Orleans, Louisiana
Disembark and transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay
1 January 2019New Orleans, Louisiana
2 January 2019New Orleans, Louisiana
Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK
3 January 2019Arrive in the UK
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AccommodationPrice from (pp)
Deluxe Outside Stateroom with Bay Window £3999
Outside Stateroom with Open Veranda £4199
Deluxe Outside Stateroom with Private Veranda £4599
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay in Memphis
  • 7 night Mississippi river cruise
  • Selection of included tours during cruise
  • Optional Premium Tours at an additional cost
  • 2 night post-cruise hotel stay in New Orleans

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