Explore the bluegrass roots of the deep south

MEMPHIS - NEW ORLEANS

Memphis & New Orleans

INDEPENDENT RAIL TOUR

MEMPHIS | NEW ORLEANS

It’s all about the music. From the home of Blues and Rock ‘n Roll in Memphis to the home of Jazz in the Big Easy, this is a music lover’s delight. Explore the iconic treasures in Memphis, including the famous Sun Studios and the home of the King himself at Graceland. Then head for the dizzy atmosphere of New Orleans to explore the jazz clubs and enjoy the amazing creole cuisine.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Memphis, home of the Blues and Elvis’s Graceland mansion
  • New Orleans, the throbbing heart of America’s deep south and jazz music
INCLUDES FLIGHTS
9 Days
From £1629 per person

Includes international flights from London Heathrow on 7 November 2022. Manchester flight options from £1,719.

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Memphis & New Orleans
From £1629 per person

Your Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2-3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5-7
  • Day 8-9

Day 1 : UK - Memphis

Make your way to your hotel after your arrival into Memphis. The rest of the day and evening are free to explore the city that the King of Rock ‘n Roll made home.

Day 2-3 : Memphis

Memphis is all about the music and you’ve two days to explore the home of Blues and Rock ‘n Roll. Don’t miss Sun Studios, or the chance to take in some live music on Beale Street and be sure to see the “Mountain Top”, a sculpture honouring Dr Martin Luther King. The highlight for many will be an included visit to Graceland to explore Elvis’ home, Graceland Mansion. Fully-immerse yourself in his life and career at the all-new Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment complex. Stroll through a rotating pop culture exhibit at the Graceland Exhibition Centre. Take in a Graceland Live concert at the Soundstage at Graceland. At Graceland, there are more attractions, more great stories – and more to see, hear, taste and explore than ever before. Your Elvis Experience Tour includes a Graceland Mansion Audio-Guided Tour with New Orientation Film, access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis, Elvis’ two Custom Airplanes, Presley Motors Car Museum, Elvis: The Entertainer Career Showcase Museum and Elvis Discovery Exhibits.

Day 4 : Memphis – New Orleans

Ride the rails to New Orleans and admire the architectural treasures in the French Quarter.

Day 5-7 : New Orleans

Three days to explore this marvellous city which still retains the flavour of French and Spanish culture which founded it. An included 24 hr ticket for the Hop on, Hop off city tour will showcase the highlights but be sure to explore to the full on your own. See Jackson Square, Royal Street, perhaps take a cruise on the Mississippi and be sure to try the Cajun and Creole cuisine. The “Big Easy” is home to jazz and Bourbon Street, where the party never stops – don’t miss it.

Day 8-9 : New Orleans - UK

Your deep south music adventure comes to an end today.

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