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Day 6 – Monday, January 14, 2019 — New Orleans 

By this time you will feel like a local and you are free to choose how you want to spend the day in this remarkable city. Savour a warm beignet and sip a hot coffee or use this time to stop and step into whatever catches your fancy. Consider strolling down the streets to see small but mighty art galleries, uncommon souvenirs or if your taste buds have been awakened, enjoy some delicious Louisiana cuisine in any of the multitude of restaurants lining the narrow streets.  The Quarter is a great place to just window shop your way around the district without too much of an agenda in mind. Who knows what you might find?

Today’s breakfast is included ​ ​


Day 1 – Wednesday, January 9, 2019 — Victoria to Seattle  Airport

We leave Victoria today with BC Ferries for a relaxing overnight stay near the Seattle airport.  This evening is an opportune time to get to know your fellow travellers and establish a sense of camaraderie which will contribute to an unforgettable travel experience. 

Today’s dinner is included 

Day 8 – Wednesday, January 16, 2019 — Nottoway to Victoria

After breakfast, we depart the Nottoway Resort to visit Baton Rouge, the state capital of Louisiana.  We are joined by a local guide to tour the historic city that is home to numerous landmarks and many refurbished buildings dating back to the 18th and 19thCentury.  Visit the State Capitol building, which is the tallest capitol building in the United States, and the Capitol Park Museum which will regale you with the colorful history of the state; from the earliest Native Americans, French colonists, the era of slavery to Louis Armstrong and more. This afternoon we arrive at the airport for our return flight back to Victoria.  Arrive back in Victoria late this evening where a transfer will be waiting to take you back home with lasting memories of the unique culture of New Orleans and Louisiana.

Today’s breakfast is included 


New Orleans - Southern Style
 8 Days: January 9 - 16, 2019

Day 5 — Sunday, January 15, 2019 — New Orleans

“You knows dat in New Orleans is not morning 'til dee sun come up”, and today we board an authentic paddle wheel steamship - the Steamboat Natchez, to journey along the Mississippi River.  While onboard enjoy traditional live jazz and a delicious New Orleans Brunch.  Disembark at Mardi Gras World where you will be given a behind-the-scenes look into one of the world’s most famous festivals -Mardi Gras with its parades, floats and marching bands.   

Today’s breakfast, lunch and dinner are included   

Full Itinerary


✓ New Orleans Jazz Museum 
✓ Swamp Tour with experienced guide​

✓ Cruise along the Mississippi River on the Steamboat Natchez 
✓ Laura & Oak Alley Plantation Tours 

✓ Baton Rouge 

✓ State Capitol Building 



✓ All ground transportation on deluxe charter vehicle  
✓ Luggage handling at hotels

✓ All mandatory fees and taxes

✓ Gratuities on included meals

✓ Services of a professional tour director 

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$3899 Per Person

Price Includes all Taxes & Fees

Land only deduct: $700

Single add: $600

Triple deduct: $150

Hotels

Day 1: Radisson Hotel
SeaTac, WA
Day 2- 6: Astor Crowne Plaza
New Orleans, LA
Day 7: Nottoway Plantation Resort
White Castle, LA

Day 2 – Thursday, January 10, 2019 – Seattle to New Orleans

This morning we fly non-stop from Seattle to New Orleans arriving in Louisiana in the early evening.  Upon arrival we transfer to our downtown hotel located just moments away from the excitement of the historic French Quarter and near an assortment of unique restaurants, nightlife and shopping. As the locals say, “laissez les bons temps rouler” - let the good times roll!

Today’s breakfast is included 

✓ Pick up at your door (Greater Victoria)

✓ Roundtrip Airfare

✓ Airline baggage fees for one checked bag

✓ Breakfast each morning 

✓ 14 meals

✓ Nights in the French Quarter of New Orleans ✓ 1 Night in a Historic Plantation Resort

✓ City tour of New Orleans including St. Louis Cathedral and La Fayette Cemetery 


Day 4 – Saturday, January 12, 2019 – New Orleans 

Today we navigate into the murky waters of Louisiana swamps with a trained navigator to meander along bayous and view moss-draped cypress tress, exotic plant life and the creatures who live here. Alligators, snakes, egrets, white-tailed deer, mink and nutria all make their home in the Louisiana swamplands.  Your Cajun guide will share with you the legends and lore of Louisiana's still untamed wilderness. Bring your camera to capture this incredible swampland journey!  Later this afternoon we return to the city where the rest of the evening is yours to enjoy. 

Today’s breakfast and lunch are included 

Day 3 – Friday, January 11, 2019 – New Orleans 

After breakfast, we are joined by a local guide for a fascinating city tour that highlights the original city of New Orleans, the stunning St. Louis Cathedral, La Fayette Cemetery with its above-ground mausoleums and crypts, the 1300 acre City Park which has enchanted New Orleanians since 1854 and the Ninth Ward, a neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Katrina.  After lunch, visit The New Orleans Jazz Museum housed inside the Old U.S. Mint.  The museum promotes the global understanding of jazz as one of the most innovative, historically pivotal musical art forms in the world.  Enjoy an included dinner tonight at a popular local restaurant.   

Today’s breakfast and dinner are included  


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What's Included

Walking Note:

The narrow streets of New Orleans French Quarter are best navigated on foot.  While this tour does  make use of private tour coaches for many portions it should be noted that there is a fair amount of walking  involved and guests should be prepared to walk (at a leisurely pace) from 1 to 3 KM on several days.   

Complimentary home pickup/return - travel that starts at your door!


Day 7 – Tuesday, January 15, 2019 — New Orleans to Nottoway 

Today we leave the city to visit the beautiful Laura Plantation where you will be immersed in Louisiana’s rich, Créole culture & history. A guided tour of the plantation will take you beyond the myths of the Old South to focus on the complex relationships of four generations of one Créole family, both free and enslaved.  Next, visit the extraordinary Oak Alley Plantation, a designated National Historic Landmark.  This spectacular setting is decorated by the canopied path created by a double row of twenty-eight giant oak trees leading to the “big house”.  You will hear many fascinating tales from the property’s 200 year history.  Continue on to the magnificent Nottoway Plantation Resort, the largest existing antebellum mansion in the South and our home for the night.  Tonight we enjoy a fantastic dinner at the resort.     

Today’s breakfast, lunch and dinner are included 

Tour Policies:

Early Booking: A $250 discount is offered off the first 10 seats booked and $100 off the next 10 until October 8, 2018

Deposit and Payment: A $400 deposit per person is required within 72 hours of booking or booking may be cancelled.  Full payment is required by November 5, 2018.

Airfare:  Airfare has been included at our preferred group rate.  For airfare, space should be reserved by Oct 8.  After that date airfare at this rate may be limited or tour price with air may be higher.  Should you wish to book your own flights, price will be reduced by $700. 

Price Changes: In the event of significant changes in taxes or surcharges by suppliers or local government Mile Zero Tours reserves the right to increase price up until the time of departure.   

Cancellation policy: Full refund less $50 per person admin fee if cancelled before October 8, 2018 from October 8 to November 5, 2018 non-refundable amount increases to $150.  After November 5, 2018 only 50% is refundable and after December 7, 2018 only 15% is refundable.  There are no refunds offered after December 26, 2018.  We strongly recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance as Mile Zero Tours cannot issue refunds, no matter the reason, beyond the scope of the above-mentioned policy. 
Terms of Travel: 
Please review the full Terms of Travel before booking.