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New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour provided by Cajun Encounters Tour

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New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 21/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 21/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
St Louis Cemetery is one of New Orleans’ most important sites but it can only be visited as part of a guided tour. On this tour, explore the historic cemetery and see the mausoleum of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, as well as taking in other highlights of New Orleans. Visit the atmospheric French Quarter, enjoy views from the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, and admire the lavish mansions of the Garden District.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans
    300 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Please be outside of the Doubletree Hotel (Tchoupitoulas St. Entrance) at the beginning of the pickup window. Please see pickup time below. Your shuttle departs promptly. 9:00AM Tour (Picks up at 8:30AM) 11:45AM Tour (Picks up at 11:15AM) 3:00PM Tour (Picks up at 2:30PM)
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  • 1
    French Quarter
    Stop: 90 minutes
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    Pass by
    Jackson Square
    Garden District
  • 2
    St. Louis Cemetery No. 3
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans
    300 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Please be outside of the Doubletree Hotel (Tchoupitoulas St. Entrance) at the beginning of the pickup window. Please see pickup time below. Your shuttle departs promptly. 9:00AM Tour (Picks up at 8:30AM) 11:45AM Tour (Picks up at 11:15AM) 3:00PM Tour (Picks up at 2:30PM)
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Explore New Orleans’ Garden District and French Quarter
  • Guided walking tour of St Louis Cemetery No. 3
  • Multiple departure times available throughout the day
  • Comfortable transport by air-conditioned mini-coach
Important Information
Departure Point
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans, 300 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned mini-coach
  • Pickup and drop off outside of Doubletree Hotel (300 Canal St.) ONLY
  • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 3
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • During warmer months, we recommend that you wear lightly colored clothing; caps/hats and umbrellas are also suggested
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Angie wrote a review 7 May
Crown Point, Indiana30 contributions12 helpful votes
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Did this tour on a gorgeous day and Butch was our guide. Butch was great with nonstop stories all through the tour. He knew all about the architecture, neighborhoods and the famous occupants of some houses. Also he gave a history of the cemetaries, and burials and we got to walk
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Ann M wrote a review 7 May
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Rene, our bus driver, was very knowledgeable and so friendly, and we learned SO much about NOLA. It was well worth it.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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rtrdpat wrote a review 2 May
Largo26 contributions30 helpful votes
Traveling through the Upper and Lower 9th ward and viewing the part of the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina. The city has so much history and while I have been to New Orleans a few times I have never seen much of the city. The tour guide (I cannot remember his name) but
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Date of experience: April 2021
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MaMoGe wrote a review 1 May
Kentucky10 contributions
Our tour guide Renee was very professional and courteous. Very informative, kept us engaged and entertained. Tour is about 2.5 hours with 2 stops. Would definitely recommend !!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Amy B wrote a review Apr 2021
Greenwood, Indiana80 contributions13 helpful votes
Karen, our bus driver was great! She was full of knowledge. We learned a lot about New Orleans. After, the tour she dropped several of us off near our next destination. In the days following the tour, we went back to City Park, the garden sculptures park, garden district and
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