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Mardis Gras, Mississippi and Memphis – 01 March 2019

Mississippi river cruise

  • Mardis Gras in New Orleans
  • Hotel stays in New Orleans and Memphis
  • Exclusive tours and passes in Memphis

Enjoy sailing on the legendary American Duchess with a voyage along the Mississippi river for a 14-night getaway. Begin with a flight to New Orleans where you will stay for three-nights.

Explore the Big Easy and enjoy a vibrant music scene with jazz and blues, spicy food and an enchanting history.

Transfer to the port and embark American Queen where you will sail for seven-nights to port such as the Nottoway Plantation, St Francisville, Natchez, Vicksburg, Greenville and Memphis.

Disembark in Memphis and transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay, where you can explore the iconic Graceland, Beale Street Historic District and indulge in the influential music of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll. After your stay, transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

1 March 2019Fly from the UK to New Orleans, Louisiana
On arrival, transfer to your hotel for a three-night stay
2 March 2019New Orleans, Louisiana
3 March 2019New Orleans, Louisiana
4 March 2019Transfer to the port and embark American Queen
New Orleans, Louisiana
5 March 2019Nottoway Plantation, Louisiana
6 March 2019St Francisville, Louisiana
7 March 2019Natchez, Mississippi
8 March 2019Vicksburg, Mississippi
9 March 2019Greenville, Mississippi
10 March 2019Cruising the Mississippi
11 March 2019Memphis, Tennessee
Disembark and transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay
12 March 2019Memphis, Tennessee
13 March 2019Memphis, Tennessee
Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK
14 March 2019Arrive in the UK
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AccommodationPrice from (pp)
Outside Stateroom with Open Veranda £4999
Superior Outside Stateroom with Open Veranda £5299
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • 3 night pre-cruise hotel stay in New Orleans
  • 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 Memphis
  • Self-guided iPad tour through Graceland Mansion
  • Graceland VIP extension tour
  • Viking Beale Street Tour
  • Authentic Memphis-style BBQ meal at Blues City Cafe on Beale Street
  • Escorted walking tour of Memphis
  • 3 day Trolley pass for transportation in Downtown Memphis
  • Memphis attraction pass

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