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New Orleans, LA 70115
+1 504-899-1277
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Best. Tour. Ever!!!

My daughter, buddy and I went on a magical journey through New Orleans yesterday. It was So... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stacy W
Seattle, Washington
via mobile
Best of the Garden District tours!

I've been on many, many walking tours. This tour is in my top five! My husband & I like our tours... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
New York
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Racontours, New Orleans is a walking tour company dedicated to sharing stories in an immersive Southern experience. Our tours are for story lovers and history buffs alike whose curiosity goes beyond mere linear dates and facts. While we offer 2 tours, we can only provide 1 tour a day on a first come first served basis. Reservations must be made with a minimum 24 hours advance notice. Our Garden District tour is a 6 hour experience that includes a 4 course lunch at the world renowned Commanders Palace! Our Voodoo tour is a 4-5 hour experience which takes place in the French Quarter. It is a fun and touching examination of how this often misunderstood ancient African faith evolved with the residents of the Vieux Carre, into what is now known as New Orleans Voodoo. Each walking tour concludes in an above ground cemetery. Join Racontours and discover the passions, loves, deceits and betrayals, that took place in our garden, below the sea. Thank you for your interest..and get ready to slow your roll!
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+1 504-899-1277

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter, buddy and I went on a magical journey through New Orleans yesterday. It was So exciting! My daughter, who's 9 said it was one of her most favorite experiences of all time. Tree, our guide was brilliant! He knew so much history. He...More

Thank Stacy W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I've been on many, many walking tours. This tour is in my top five! My husband & I like our tours to be both educational & entertaining. Rancontours more than met our criteria. Tree was an amazing guide. He packed the tour with historic facts...More

Thank Teacher323
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This was our first tour with him and we liked him so much that we want to take another on our next visit. About once a year we like to stop in NOLA for a couple of days on our way to Houston, and we...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I've visited New Orleans two different times for extended periods and took four or five different tours. This was the best by far. Tree is very knowledgeable (and incredibly entertaining!). He debunked many of the myths I'd heard and provided indepth historical context. While Tree...More

1  Thank Julie D
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Might be the most real tour in Orleans. All the history you want to learn about as well as the most entertaining tour I've been on. This was well worth it to the point where I want to go again!! Thanks to the realistic entertainer:...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We recently did the Garden District tour and it was fabulous. Tree is amazingly knowledgeable. We were curious about some of the details he gave and everything he said was 100% correct. We peppered him with questions and he had thoughtful answers to everything. Tree...More

1  Thank Alicia G
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our fourth tour with Tree and we continue to learn new things about New Orleans and its history and culture. No matter what the subject, Tree has an amazing depth of information and he presents it with enthusiasm and energy. His tours are the best...More

3  Thank tarinala
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Tree is AMAZING! I'm a teacher, my husband is a professor/MD- we LOVE learning new things and Tree definitely brought the knowledge, and then some! He is a master storyteller who will capture your attention from the moment he greets you. I've taken at least...More

1  Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 17 December 2016

If you are looking for an unusual tour experience, you can't go wrong with the Hotel History Tour. But, be prepared! Tree provides a background and detailed perspective on not only the basic history of a few hotels, but also reveals some info that would...More

1  Thank katiechemist
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Had an amazing day with Tree. Amazing. He gave an in-depth tour of the Garden District that was also a detailed overview of the history of NOLA. Wonderful spirit. Great energy. A beautiful lunch at Commander's Palace with an insider's look at the restaurant. Felt...More

Thank larryelman
Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New
Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking
streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions,
picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded
down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful
churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a
brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the
Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give
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How do we book a tour with Tree? We'll be in NOLA April 27-28
20 April 2017|
Response from Julie D | Reviewed this property |
You have to call him at 504 899 1277 to arrange the tour. I know it may seem odd when it's reserve everything by internet, but it's painless and quick!
How do I find information on the voodoo tour. Will be in NOLA in Oct.
26 August 2015|
Response from Pyebwa | Property representative |
Well good morning! And thank You for Your interest in our tours. You may find all pertinent information regarding our Voodoo tour on our web site. You may find the link to our web site on the Trip Advisor listing for our... More
Christine H
We are going to New Orleans in December. Is everything still open? Steamboat Cruise, City Tour? any other ideas will be appreciated. we are staying in the French Quarters.
1 August 2015|
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Response from Pyebwa | Property representative |
Well Good Day To You Miss Christine! December Is A Wonderful Time To Visit New Orleans And Yes, Everything Will Be Open, Including The Steamboat Natchez. In Fact, They Are Offering A Christmas Eve Cruise With A Dinner... More