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New Orleans Getaway

April 11-15, 2020

Short Getaway

Join us on this fabulous girls getaway to the Big Easy. Centuries old architecture is the backdrop for this fun and authentic city. This outstanding tour offers a little of everything this amazing destination has to offer.

Signature Moments

  • Experience and learn first hand the unique world class cuisine in a chef's cooking class
  • Step back in time on a majestic plantation tour
  • See the flora and fauna up close on a guided bayou tour
  • Stroll the leafy streets of the historic garden district full of story and legends
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Inclusions & Highlights
  • 4 Nights in superior first class accommodation
  • 4 full breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner
  • French Quarter Culinary History & Tasting Tour
  • Walking Garden Tour
  • Plantation Tours
  • Swamp Tour
  • Louisiana Cooking Class
  • Haunted History Tour
  • Women's Travel Club Tour leader
Itinerary
Day 1 - Arrive New Orleans

Welcome to New Orleans!
Arrive at your leisure to this fascinating city. This afternoon we will head out on a Food & History Tour through the French Quarter. We will learn how this unique cuisine evolved and taste some famous dishes. It is the perfect way to get acquainted with this fabulous city and the food that makes it famous.
Accommodations - Hotel Provincial

Day 2 - Plantation & Swamp Tours

We will board our luxury tour bus this morning and head out four our plantation tours. Step back in time as we tour Laura, A Creole Plantation. Learn about life for a wealthily, southerner or the past. Now onto to Oak Alley Plantation on the west bank of the Mississippi. Enjoy a comprehensive tour of this majestic and historic plantation.
Now we journey to the other side of New Orleans for a completely different type of tour. We will get up close and personal with the Honey Island Swamp of New Orleans. Our private boat tour will take us through the swamp to experience the unique flora and fauna of this area.
Accommodations - Hotel Provincial

Day 3 - New Orleans School of Cooking

New Orleans is famous for it's food and today we will today we will taste and learn all about this exceptional cuisine. We will start the day at the New Orleans School of Cooking for our private, hands on cooking class. In small groups we will be guided through cooking a multi-course Louisiana lunch. Fun is the primary ingredient in this cooking class. Lunch will included beer and wine and we will each get a New Orleans Cooking School apron to bring home.
Enjoy some free time this afternoon to explore and shop. We will meet for dinner at the famous Tujaques restaurant.
After dinner we will enjoy a haunted history tour. The spirits of the city’s past inhabitants are just ‘dying’ to be discovered on this extraordinary New Orleans experience. This is a great way to learn the Creole history of the Big Easy in the creepiest and scariest manner possible!
Accommodations - Hotel Provincial

Day 4 - French Quarter & Garden Tour

Now that we are starting to get to know this amazing city lets take a close look at the French Quarter. Our culinary history and tasting tour will take us down historic streets and alleys of the Old District, passing by the street theater, peeking into historic churches, discovering hidden courtyards, all while entertaining you with stories of authors, artists, priests and pirates. After a break for lunch we will head out to the garden district. Just a short streetcar ride from the French Quarter, it feels worlds apart. We will stroll the leafy, magnolia shaded streets of the Garden District and a city of the dead, Lafayette Cemetery #1. This walking tour is not just mansions and manicured gardens, but stories of legends, tragedy, epidemics, lost causes, movie stars, celebrity chefs, and haunted spirits.
Tonight will be a fantastic farewell dinner with excellent food and entertainment.
Accommodations - Hotel Provincial

Day 5 - Depart

Time to say good-bye to fabulous New Orleans and amazing new friends. Depart for airport as need for flight home

**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.

Important Details & Pricing
Rates

Double Occupancy - $2899 CAD per person (sharing a room)

Single Occupancy - $3599 CAD per person (your own room)

If you would like the double occupancy rate but don't have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy very limited.

Deposit of $350 per person due at time of booking.

Final Payment due - February 1, 2020

*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions.

Booking Deadline

October 1, 2019
Book Now! Tour may fill up at any time.
Please do not book flights until after October 1, 2019 unless instructed to do so by the Women's Travel Club. If not enough ladies are booked by the release date then this tour may be cancelled. If the Women's Travel Club cancels the tour all payments made will be refunded.

Activity Level

Moderate Activity
This is a fairly relaxed tour. There are some longer walking tours, you should be able to walk on a flat surface for a few hours at a relaxed pace with stops.

Group Size

Minimum - 10 ladies
Maximum - 14 ladies

Exclusions
  • International Airfare (can be arranged by WTC)
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuity
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel

Tour Leader

Debbie Groulx
Besides being an excellent tour leader, Debbie is our office manager. She will often be the person helping you with the all the details of your tour. Debbie is equally as organized on tour as she is in the office and will make sure everything is well taken care of. She loves photography and you will often find her off taking pictures of all the amazing sights you will see.

Flight Information

Once your flights are booked please forward a copy of your itinerary to info@womens-travel-club.com.
A Women's Travel Club agent is available to help you book your flights. Please do not book any flights until tour is confirmed. Follow this link to a form to request flight options and quotes. A Women's Travel Club agent will send you back the recommended flight option that best suits you. We are pleased to offer a flight booking service for your tour. As quoting of flights can be a time-consuming endeavor, a service fee of $113 ($100 plus HST) will apply.

Arrive to New Orleans
Depart from New Orleans

Flight Quote

Travel Insurance:

Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
Use this link to request an insurance quote.
Insurance Quote

Accommodations
Women's Travel Club New Orleans Getaway
Hotel Provincial

The Hotel Provincial, although conveniently located near all the desirable historic and tourist attractions of downtown New Orleans, also offers its visitors the serenity and unique style reserved for the private, residential section of the French Quarter.

Extra Hotel Nights

Often ladies will book a night at the first hotel prior to the tour. This gives them a chance to relax after a long flight and settle in before the tour starts. Let us know if you would like pricing and information on the hotel.
Follow this link to request pre or post tour hotel nights.

Hotel Request