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2-Day New Orleans Tour from Houston

Tour Code: 455-5403   
Available:
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Depart from:
Houston, TX
Duration:
2 Days 1 Night

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Highlights: Visit New Orleans (French Quarter, Oak Alley Plantation, Swamp Boat Tour, The National WWII Museum).

  • Best Value hotels with inclusive breakfasts.
  • Stay in Crowne Plaza Suites, walking distance to French Quarter!
  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded.

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 7:00am 9090 Southwest Fwy - Houston
 7:15am 9999 Bellaire Blvd - Houston
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    • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Child above 2 yrs must take the seat. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses for the infant under 2 yrs.
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    Day 1

    Houston - New Orleans (317 miles)

    Today, we will drive from Houston to New Orleans. Once we are outside of the Big Easy, we will visit the Oak Alley Plantation. We will also go on an adventurous swamp tour to explore the unique ecosystem of the bayou and spot animals like alligators, snakes, turtles, herons and more. Next, we will head to our hotel in the French Quarter before taking the rest of the day to explore the city. Bourbon Street offers countless live jazz clubs, and there is no shortage of great restaurants around Jackson Square.
    • New Orleans, LA

      The city known as the "Big Easy" is most famous for its colorful and exciting Mardi Gras celebration. Visitors will marvel at its distinctive Cajun culture and cuisine that is unlike anything else in the world.

      Oak Alley Plantation

      This historic plantation on the Mississippi River in southeastern Louisiana is a National Historic Landmark. In addition to its function as a museum, the Oak Alley Plantation has served as a set for films and TV shows.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (6-12 yrs) $7; Child (13-18 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm

      Swamp Boat Tour

      Get up close and personal with the bayou! These tours take guests into protected swamps to see some of the South's unique indigenous wildlife. Guests may even meet an alligator! These guided tours are fun and informative.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (3-12 yrs) $16; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27

      French Quarter

      The most famous area of New Orleans is also the oldest. Dating back to the city's founding in 1718, this National Historic Landmark district is known for its nightlife, restaurants, and celebrations. Its most famous locale is Bourbon Street.

      Royal Carriages French Quarter

      Take the Carriage Tour to explore French Quarter.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (2-12 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20

    Standard Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott French Quarter or equivalent
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 2

    New Orleans - Houston (317 miles)

    In the morning, we will visit the National World War II Museum. Around noon, we will take a Mississippi River Steamboat Jazz Cruise that leaves from the heart of the French Quarter and explores the beautiful crescent of the lower Mississippi River. Later we will go back to Houston. You can check "Departure and Return" for pickup and drop-off info.
    • New Orleans, LA

      The city known as the "Big Easy" is most famous for its colorful and exciting Mardi Gras celebration. Visitors will marvel at its distinctive Cajun culture and cuisine that is unlike anything else in the world.

      The National WWII Museum

      The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Andrew Higgins Drive between Camp Street and Magazine Street. The museum focuses on the contribution made by the United States to Allied victory in World War II.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (Under 12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $24

      Jazz Steamboat Mississippi

      The two-hour cruise from the heart of the French Quarter shows you why the city was founded on the beautiful crescent of the lower Mississippi River. New Orleans is well-known as the birthplace of jazz. The live Jazz performance on the steamboat will make you an unforgettable trip.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $46; Child (6-12 yrs) $23; Child (2-5 yrs) $9.50; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $46; including lunch

    Breakfast: Included
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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure
    Houston, TX map link 9090 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77074 (Crowne Plaza Near Sugar Land - Houston) 7:00am
    Houston, TX map link 9999 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77036 (Chinatown Houston - Houston) 7:15am
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    • Free Airport Drop-off at MSY for flights taking off after 15:30.
    • Paid Airport Drop-off: Available for flight taking off after 22:00 at IAH and HOU. $100 for the 1st and 2nd guest, $20 extra per guest starts from the 3rd guest.
    • Price Includes

    • 1 night hotel accomodation and hotel breakfasts
    • Transportation
    • Tour Guide
    • taxes
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      New Orleans, LA
      Jazz Steamboat Mississippi (Optional) $46
      $23 (6-12 yrs)
      $9.50 (2-5 yrs)
      $46 (Over 65 yrs)
      Oak Alley Plantation (Optional) $25
      $7 (6-12 yrs)
      $10 (13-18 yrs)
      $25 (Over 65 yrs)
      Royal Carriages French Quarter (Optional) $20 $20 (2-12 yrs) $20 (Over 65 yrs)
      Swamp Boat Tour (Optional) $27 $16 (3-12 yrs) $27 (Over 65 yrs)
      The National WWII Museum (Optional) $28 $18 (Under 12 yrs) $24 (Over 65 yrs)
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • Meals and drinks unspecified during the trip.
    • A mandatory service fees: Minimum $10 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $10 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $40.
    • Personal room fees: such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
    • Any private expenses
    • Additional Note

    • Guests are required to purchase at least two attractions' admission from the tour leaderin order to qualify for attending the tour (see below for attractions and prices). Those who do not buy two tickets will have to arrange their own transportation. There will be no refunds for the tour fee.
    • Tour route may be changed and reversed; you may contact the vendor 1-2 days prior departure to confirm final itinerary
    • Customers are held solely responsible for their own travel documents and/or visas if required.
    • Luggage: Each customer may bring on board one checked luggage plus one carry-on bag.
    • Bus Arrangement: Usually only passengers in the same order will be arranged in the same bus. If you book the tour separately with your friends and you want to sit in the same bus, you need to inform us before departure . Or you may be arranged in different buses.
    • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
    • This tour does not accept any City Pass or your own tickets for the attraction. Passengers who take this tour need to purchase admission tickets from tour escort on the departure date.
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    Booking changes
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.

    Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
    Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .

    Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.

    Cancellation penalties per person for 1-4 days tours

    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)

    • 15-30 days or more prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    • 7-14 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
    • 4-6 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    • Within 3 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    • Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    • Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
    • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.

    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

    Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

    Tour Cancellation:
    We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

    We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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