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Iconic Mardi Gras New Orleans

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, you're a quick walk from the French Quarter where all the action takes place, including watching the parade with a company of G Adventure revellers, the absolutely thrilling sounds (and sights) of Bourbon Street, coffee and beignets at the iconic Caf du Monde, and time in some of America's most beautiful neighbourhoods. Don't let another year go by without getting to this iconic event.

North America

Duration: 6 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: Easy
Accommodation standard:   Budget% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 165828
Starts: New Orleans, USA Finishes: New Orleans, USA
You will visit
  • New Orleans
  • New Orleans

Itinerary

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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 swamp tour, or get lost in the city. Later, grab a coffee and try a beignet at the famous Café du Monde.

Included Activities:
Café du Monde Visit

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Day 6: New Orleans (1B)

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Meals Included
    • 5 breakfasts
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