8 days New Orleans to Nashville
8 Day Deep South Group Tour
Savour the rich culture of America's Deep South on this 8-day tour through four fascinating and beautiful states. Start in New Orleans and absorb Creole cooking, cruising on the Mississippi and discovering the beguiling mystery of the natural wonders nearby. Immerse yourself in the history of the region with visits to Montgomery and Atlanta before stepping into the musical Mecca of Nashville.
This Deep South group tour takes in the incredible variety of these stunning states. Whether you are marvelling at the swamp-lands, sipping whiskies on Bourbon Street or mastering the art of country line dancing- you’ll be surrounded by a wonderfully rich culture. The southern states are a treasure trove of culinary delights and absorbing history all against the backdrop of warm weather and even warmer welcomes.
Including hostels and hotels
Local Adventure Leaders across the whole trip
All transport on this trip- including buses, street cars and river cruises!
Deep South Group Tour Stops
Deep South USA Group Tour
Meet the group at midday day at our accommodation in the heart of New Orleans. What better way to start your Deep South Tour by sampling a killer po’boy for lunch! We’ll then step into the French Quarter and discover more about this aspect of the city. This action-packed day continues with a Steamboat Jazz Cruise on the Mississippi before bar-hopping your way down Bourbon Street.
A classic New Orleans experience awaits with a fresh beignet followed by riding in style on an antique street car! We’ll then explore the enchanting Garden district before visiting our favourite Creole spot: Joey K’s. That evening, enjoy the musical delights of Frenchmen Street!
A full day out today at the Swamp and Plantation tour. Experience the magic of the surroundings with an expert guide and learn about the rich history of the local communities and how the natural splendour is preserved.
Hop on the bus to Montgomery and enjoy some Southern vistas as you watch the world go by outside the window. Arrive in the afternoon and enjoy a free evening in the capital of Alabama.
Focus on the fascinating history of this town with a stroll through key historical sites on the “capital of contradictions” walking tour. It’s then time to check out the Legacy Museum before sampling some delicious Soul Food at Pannie-George’s. Bid farewell to Alabama and then get Georgia on your mind with a trip to Atlanta.
Start the day with the “Steps of Giants” Tour where we’ll visit the grave of Martin Luther King as well as a whole host of other key spots in the fight for civil rights. Chill out in Centennial Park before making our way to Music City! It’s time to enjoy the delights of the iconic city of Nashville.
Discover the city on a food and art tour before cutting a rug with a Country Line Dance class. Line your stomach in the best possible way at Hattie B’s Hot Chicken before hitting the Honky Tonk Highway. This centre for music lovers plays host to a range of bar pumping out classic tunes all day and all night long!
Deep South Group Tour ends
Included Activities on our Deep South Group Tour
- French Quarter Adventure
- Steamboat Jazz Cruise
- Beignet tasting
- Garden District tour
- Frenchmen Street live music pub crawl
- Swamp and Plantation tour
- “Capital of Contradictions” History tour
- Legacy Museum
- Steps of Giants Tour
- Nashville food and art tour
- Country line dance class
A deposit is required to make a reservation on our Deep South USA group tour, with the balance due 70 days prior to departure (unless booking with one of our promotions, for which specific balance due dates may apply).
The deposit is 10% of the group tour price (unless stated otherwise). If you book on to our tours less than 70 days prior to departure, the full balance will be due within 3 days of booking.
The price of a single room upgrade for the Deep South USA Group Tour is £950. The price of a twin/double room upgrade is £155 per person. We can arrange any pre nights of accommodation in New Orleans and any post nights in Nashville. Please let us know at least 5 working days before the trip starts if you would like any of these extras adding onto your booking.
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