Day 1 | Highlights: Welcome Dinner
This is a journey that will allow you to unravel the wonders of America’s vibrant southern states. You’ll arrive in Atlanta for your overnight stay at Grand Hyatt. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 5pm. Tonight join your Tour Director and travel companions in celebrating your impending adventures over a ‘welcome to the USA’ dinner.
Day 2 | Atlanta > Nashville Highlights: Enrich - Record a song at Studio B
Travel to Nashville, the home of country music.
Day 3 | Nashville Highlights: Enrich - Country Music Hall of Fame performance and Grand Ole Opry
Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum and learn of the fascinating country music culture in Tennessee, with an exclusive performance by one of Nashville’s acclaimed musicians.
Day 4 | Nashville > Memphis Highlights: Elvis Presley’s Graceland
Make the ultimate Rock ‘n’ Roll pilgrimage and delight in a tour of Graceland, the famous home of Elvis Presley, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Later, dine in the original B.B. King’s Blues Club and revel in live blues tunes. Tonight you’ll get to stay at the Westin Memphis.
Day 5 | Memphis > Natchez Highlights: Antebellum estates
Today, travel deeper south to Natchez where you can learn of the antebellum era, where grand estates maintained by enslaved servants turned into desperate ruins following the Civil War. The Monmouth Plantation is typical of the type and today has been restored and transformed into an opulent hotel. Enjoy your Special Stay, it’s your opportunity to immerse yourself in the plantation experience.
Day 6 | Natchez > Lafayette Highlights: Cruise Louisiana’s bayous, Enrich - Bal de Maison
Cruise through one of Louisiana’s bayous, natural habitat of the alligator.
Day 7 | Lafayette > New Orleans Highlights: New Orleans city tour, Freechoice Dining
You’ll be amazed by the culture of New Orleans. Explore this vibrant city and witness how the magic of the annual grand spectacular, the famous Mardi Gras, is created. Also, see the ongoing recovery since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
Day 8 | New Orleans Highlights: Mississippi River steamboat cruise
To truly round off your New Orleans experience, enjoy soulful sounds while cruising down the Mississippi River on a nostalgic paddle boat cruise.
Day 9 | New Orleans Highlights: Scenic Freechoice
Choose from a range of diverse activities on offer. Take a Cajun cooking class, a New Orleans movie tour, or a quaint horse and carriage ride. Alternatively visit the National World War II Museum.
Day 10 | New Orleans Highlights: Farewell
Your journey concludes today and you will transfer to the airport for your onward or homebound flight.