Classic Travel

8 Night - Americas Music Cities with Jazz Festival Package

Package Details

Overview

Fly Package Tour Transfers

From $5,499* per person

Package Provider: Collette
Package Type: Tour Package
Region: North America
Duration: 8 Nights


Description

 Competitor Price: $5680pp

 

 Your Tour package includes: 

·      Economy class flights from Sydney to New Orleans, returning from Nashville

·      8 day America’s Music Cities including Jazz Festival tour with Collette

-      Includes 7 nights accommodation, 11 meals, airport transfers + much more

·      Airline taxes and fees

 

Tour Itinerary 

Day 1: New Orleans, Louisiana - Tour Begins

Step back in time on a cultural getaway that opens in the “Jazz Capital of the World” – New Orleans! This soulful city abounds with rich history, mouthwatering Cajun and Creole cuisine, and an incomparable soundtrack.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel

 

Day 2: Choose French Quarter Walking Tour or Motorcoach Tour of New Orleans

The choice is yours! Take a walking tour of New Orleans’ famous French Quarter where you’ll see the majestic St. Louis Cathedral, one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks; continue to the bustling French Marketplace where you’ll explore Pirates Alley, the Cabildo, the Presbytere and the Pontalba. Or, set out on a panoramic motorcoach tour of New Orleans with a local guide; begin along historic Esplanade Avenue; see St. Louis Cemetery #3 which opened in 1854 and holds some of the most elaborate crypts found in the city’s cemeteries; then, relax during a drive along the shoreline of Lake Pontchartrain; this romantic road eventually leads to St. Charles Avenue, whisking you past gorgeous mansions as well as Tulane and Loyola, two world-famous universities. Whichever you choose, stop to taste a true New Orleans favorite – beignets at Café Du Monde. This afternoon, experience a music lover’s dream with included tickets to New Orleans’ famous Jazz Fest. See some of the biggest names in music perform. Tonight, roll up your sleeves and prepare to discover how to cook New Orleans-style! During a unique cooking demonstration at the New Orleans School of Cooking, your chef will indulge you in everything that Louisiana cuisine has to offer.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 3: New Orleans

Journey through Louisiana’s swamp on a cruise* narrated by your captain. Learn about the history and ecology of this fascinating ecosystem while keeping an eye out for wildlife including bald eagles, herons, turtles and alligators! This afternoon, head back to Jazz Fest for more music, culture and fun with your included tickets.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 4: New Orleans - Memphis, Tennessee

Travel north to Memphis, the birthplace of the Blues, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Soul. This evening, enjoy delectable Southern cuisine along with some of the best live music in town. Your dinner truly captures the essence of Memphis’ music and culinary scene.

Accommodation: The Guest House at Graceland

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 5: Memphis

This morning, embark on a one-of-a-kind tour of the city of Memphis. Local musicians board the coach and tell the story of Memphis’ musical heritage and history as you view the city’s many highlights…you may even be tempted to sing along! Then, don your blue suede shoes when you visit Graceland, the palatial home of Elvis Presley. Enter Elvis’ 14-acre estate and visit his home, original business office, trophy building with exhibits depicting Elvis’ life at Graceland, racquetball building, and the Meditation Garden, where Elvis and members of his family have been laid to rest. The rest of your day is free to enjoy this city’s vast musical offerings. Spend more time at Graceland** or join an optional Memphis Musical History Tour with dinner. Tonight, dance to the live music or spend the evening exploring Beale Street’s vibrant musical clubs!

Accommodation: The Guest House at Graceland

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 6: Memphis - Nashville

Journey to the “Music Capital of the World” – Nashville. Relive days gone by during a tour of the sprawling Belle Meade Plantation and indulge in a culinary and wine tasting experience featuring southern delicacies.*** This evening, take your reserved seat at the renowned Grand Ole Opry.**** What began as a building where a local radio broadcast show aired once a week in 1925 has grown to become an entertainment complex that attracts music fans from all over the world.

Accommodation: Gaylord Opryland Resort

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 7: Nashville

Your day begins with a local guide who will share the history and lore of Music City during a sightseeing tour where you will view the State Capitol, Music Row and the Parthenon — a full replica of the Athenian original! Next, explore the Country Music Hall of Fame, the largest museum of popular music in the world. The museum’s vast collections of memorabilia, costumes, recordings and instruments are artfully presented in cutting-edge exhibits relaying the colorful histories of country music and its artists. Then, visit the old Ryman Auditorium***** and the historic RCA Studio B for an up-close look at Nashville’s oldest remaining recording studio where Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton and Charlie Pride once recorded some of their classic hits. Learn the secrets of how each artist recorded their chart-topping music in this famous studio where you may even have the opportunity to record your own hit!

Accommodation: Gaylord Opryland Resort

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 8: Nashville - Tour Ends

Your musical journey comes to a close today.

Meals: Breakfast

Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in $AUD. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

Terms and conditions apply.  Prices are per person twin share in Australian dollars. Prices correct as of 22 January 2019. Other dates are available however prices on tour and flights will vary. Subject to avaiablity at the time of booking. FLights are economy class ex Sydney including all taxes and surcharges. For other departure cities please speak to your travel consultant. Advertised prices are for payment with cash, credit card payments will incur a surcharge

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