Oak Alley Plantation and 3-Hour New Orleans City Tour
Oak Alley Plantation features picturesque Oak Trees, beautiful landscaping, an elegant 1837 Greek Revival style plantation house, a blacksmith shop, a restaurant, and antique farm equipment. Guests will tour the plantation, then spend an unforgettable 3 hours in a comfortable air conditioned Mini-bus and get an overview of New Orleans. As part of this tour, you will visit the area that was damaged when the levee broke during Hurricane Katrina and swept the residents and their homes away.
per adult from
8 hours 30 minutes
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 3
- Entry/Admission - Oak Alley Plantation
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: French Quarter, New Orleans, LA
You'll spend an unforgettable three hours on our comfortable air conditioned Mini-bus while getting an overview of New Orleans, and experiencing the history and culture of the Creoles with your licensed tour guide. No trip to New Orleans would be complete without seeing the highlights of our city and the some of the areas affected by Katrina’s flood waters. Your tour guide will also give you an overview of the “French Quarter”, pointing out areas of interest, so that you can explore them later, at your own pace.
Pass By: Jackson Square, 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
You will see Jackson Square, the site where the Louisiana Purchase was made.
Pass By: St. Louis Cathedral, 615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291
Pass the oldest Cathedral in North America.
Pass By: Cabildo, 701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130
See the Cabildo, which was the seat of Spanish colonial city hall of New Orleans.
Pass By: French Market, 1008 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3406
Pass this outdoor market spanning 6 blocks.
Pass By: New Orleans City Park, 1 Palm Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124-4608
On the way to the “Dueling Oaks” of New Orleans’ City Park, you will view 100 year old homes along Esplanade Avenue. You'll visit an above ground cemetery, where you will be given a short guided tour. Your tour guide will explain how the people of New Orleans bury their dead above ground in re-usable tombs. This tradition was by necessity, not by choice.
Stop At: St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-2902
Tour the cemetery and learn of New Orleans' unique above ground burial process.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Garden District, St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968
You'll take a drive slowly down St. Charles Avenue, the American side of New Orleans, and see some of the homes of the Garden District. You will pass Ann Rice’s home and Governor Claiborne’s Daughters home, circa 1840.
Stop At: Oak Alley Plantation, 3645 Highway 18, Vacherie, LA 70090-7079
In addition to the city tour, you'll take a drive out to the Oak Alley Plantation. This is one of the most magnificent plantation tours because of the 28, evenly spaced, huge Oak Trees that go from the river road to the Plantation House. Built in 1837 in the style of Greek Revival architecture, this house could to be straight out of the movie “Gone with the Wind”. Along with the antique farm equipment, the grounds also feature a restaurant, blacksmith shop and a souvenir shop. The choice is yours how you would like to use your free hour. It is a comprehensive plantation experience. The tour of the Oak Alley’s house is conducted by guides in authentic plantation style apparel. Walking is required for this tour. The distance from the plantation house to the restaurant and souvenir shop is about 1 block. There are benches along the path, shaded by the Oaks.
The tour will be educational and enlightening, so that you can revisit and explore New Orleans’ attractions and points of interest. This is a must for anyone coming to the city. Your driver is a licensed “City Tour Guide” that will narrate along the way, during the course of the tour. This tour is an overview of New Orleans and the areas affected by Katrina. You will stop at a local cemetery for a short tour. We will have a 20 minute restroom/snack break in the middle of the tour. Tour times may run longer due to parades, traffic or road restrictions. The tour is conducted on a minibus and the guest(s) may stay aboard the vehicle for the duration of the tour. The only stops will be (1) the rest stop (2) the cemetery.
Lunch is not included.
Duration: 2 hours
Pass By: Elms Mansion, 3029 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115-4423
See the Elms Mansion, and much more. You'll witness the diverse Architecture of the American side of New Orleans.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up begins at 8:15 AM, with a 30 minute pick-up window.
Departure Time :8:15 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Folding wheelchairs are allowed, but the driver is not allowed to pick up a person to help them gain entrance. The customer must get into the minibus by themselves or with assistance from family or friends.
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.