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A Taste of the South

11 days/10 nights from $1779 per person share twin
Flights are additional

11 days/10 nights from
per person share twinFlights are additional

A Taste of the South

Taking this journey through Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee will have you learning about some significant US history, experiencing amazing live music, feasting on superb local cuisine and retracing the steps of some of your musical heroes.

10 nights accommodation
6 day intermediate Hertz rental car hire
6 breakfasts

Note: Road tolls, fuel, meals, hotel parking fees, one way fees, admission fees and surcharges are not included.

11 days / 10 nights
From $1779 per person share twin
Flights are additional

Tour Highlights
• The creole style Laura Plantation with a fascinating family history.
• Frogmore Plantation which provides a fascinating history of cotton in the region
• Mississippi Blues Highway – Along the highway there are many blue markers where you can read about famous musicians who have an association to this area.
• Delta Blues Museum, Clarksdale – This local museum gives you a good understanding on how blues was shaped in this area.
• Ground Zero Blues Club, Clarksdale is a great spot to grab a bite and a beer and listen to some great local blues musicians.
• BB King Blues Museum in Indianola

Suggested Itinerary
Day 1-4: New Orleans
Home to scores of jazz music, a plethora of history and piles of mouth-watering treats. New Orleans is a true melting pot of cultures and has an enchanting atmosphere that you’ll enjoy discovering over the new few days.

Day 5: New Orleans – Natchez (315km)
Head along the Great River Road, alongside the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge to see a number of plantation homes such as Oak Alley and Laura Plantation. Spend time exploring Natchez that is perched on a high bluff above the Mississippi River and has over 430 antebellum homes.

Day 6: Natchez – Clarksdale (348km)
Leave Natchez and get onto the beginning of Highway 61, or the Blues Highway, which takes you through the Mississippi Delta, the birthplace of the blues. Detour via Indianola to visit the BB King Museum before arriving in Clarksdale, in the Mississippi Delta, a great place to see the blues!

Day 7: Clarksdale – Memphis (125km)
Stop at the Gateway to the Blues Museum, housed in an old train depot, which gives a great overview of the history of the blues.

Day 8: Memphis
Check out the attractions such as the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Graceland and the Civil Rights Museum as well as enjoying live music on Beale Street.

Day 9: Memphis – Nashville (340km)

Day 10-11: Nashville
From the home of the blues to the home of country music you’ll enjoy checking out the County Music Hall of Fame, RCA Studio B, Grand Ole Opry and of course the honky tonks on Lower Broadway.

01-14 Sep 19 
from $1789 per person share twin

15-28 Sep 19 
From $1985 per person share twin

01-19 Oct 19 
From $1875 per person share twin

20-31 Oct 19 
From $1869 per person share twin

01 Nov-18 Dec 19 & 01-31 Jan 20 
From $1785 per person share twin

01-29 Feb 20 
From $1779 per person share twin

01-31 Mar 20 
From $1889 per person share twin

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Terms and Conditions

Sale ends 29 Nov 19 • Pricing has been based on dynamic hotel pricing and is correct as at 08 Aug 19 • Prices are thereafter subject to change without notice until time of confirmation. Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability • Prices are per person in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Full payment is required no later than 4.59 pm 29 Jul 19 • Prices are per person in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Bedding configurations may vary on twin share option • Accommodation is subject to availability • Valid for travel commenced and completed as specified • Some surcharges and closeouts may apply • Group prices are not applicable on these packages • Amendment and cancellation fees apply – please ask your House of Travel consultant • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost • Hertz rental car is inclusive of Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), Liability Insurance Supplement (LIS), taxes, local surcharges, airport fees, unlimited mileage and Vehicle Licence fee (VLF). Accommodation is based on Standard Grade Accommodation - Please ask us about the Upgraded Accommodation Program • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details.


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