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City of New Orleans and Katrina Recovery Tour

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Overview
This small-group New Orleans tour combines what most individual tours of the city cover separately, including historic cemeteries, the French Quarter, the Garden District, and an inside look into how New Orleans is doing since Hurricane Katrina. Plus, save yourself the hassle of planning transportation around the city because this guided tour comes with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off.
Highlights
  • Explore New Orleans with a guide who knows the way around the city
  • Hear about how the city has recovered since Hurricane Katrina 
  • See more of the French Quarter, Garden District, and beyond in a small van
  • Two tour times to choose from to best fit your schedule
  • Round-trip transportation arranged from your hotel
What to Expect
Your New Orleans tour starts with a pickup from your hotel around 15 minutes before your tour time. Get acquainted with your guide, and then set off for your city exploration. Since this tour is by van, it’s easier for you to access areas of the French Quarter, the 9th Ward, and the Garden District that you wouldn’t be able to on a large tour bus. Pass by Frenchmen Street, Musician’s Village, Esplanade Avenue, Bayou Saint John, 17th Street Canal, Carrollton Avenue, Tulane and Loyola Universities, and the National WWII Museum. See beautiful architecture, city landmarks, and even spooky cemeteries with local legends attached. Your guide tells you stories about the history and culture of each area, and discusses the city’s experience of and recovery from Hurricane Katrina. At the end of your tour, get dropped off at your hotel or in the French Quarter to explore more on your own.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
You will be picked up from your New Orleans Metro Area Downtown/French Quarter/Warehouse District Hotel or Residence.

Please call your local supplier if your hotel or residence is not listed to confirm your pick-up destination and time. We may be able to pick you up from wherever you're staying even though it's not listed.
Duration
3h
Return Details
This is the point of the tour where you are offered some Lagniappe, a little something extra. We would be more than happy to drop you off at any Downtown New Orleans area destination or we can drop you back off from where we picked you up.
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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ozz, our tour guide, made a fun, informative afternoon city tour great. In a few hours we had a good over view of the history and layout of the city. Will recommend this tour to anyone visiting the city for the first time.
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We were amazed at how intriguing this tour was. Also interesting is that this is a great first tour. We were surprised at how much our guide knew about New Orleans. Whether it was the ninth ward (where recovery from Katrina was hardest), or the French Quarter, or the Garden
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The tour was great. Teddie our guide was most informative. Would highly recommend to others. Definitely worth the price.
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The trip was comprehensive, but the vehicle was cramped and only a window seat afforded adequate views. The guide was friendly, but had limited knowledge of the area. Nothing overly negative, just nothing outstanding.
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our guide was interesting and mostly took us around the city as advertised but not to the Katrina recovery side of things particularly. I understand his problem - the city does not want the visitors to see the neighborhoods left unfixed from the damage but since we cannot go see
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