The Deep South: Mardi Gras

Mardis Gras, New OrleansNashville

A must for music fans, this exhilarating journey through America’s deep south clocks up visits to places graced by the likes of Johnny Cash, BB King and Elvis. The snaking Mississippi River, the atmospheric French Quarter in New Orleans and a paddle steamer trip are also among the highlights.

This fabulous special departure follows the same itinerary as our Deep South tour, and also includes a ticket to the Mardi Gras parade in the company of a Tour Manager.

Included excursions and visits

  • Atlanta City tour & Martin Luther King Museum (half day)
  • Chattanooga orientation tour
  • Nashville city tour
  • Memphis city tour
  • New Orleans sightseeing
  • Exclusive private Johnny Cash themed performance in Nashville
  • BB King Museum
  • Jack Daniel's Distillery
  • Atlanta’s Cyclorama
  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Studio B

Optional excursions

  • Incline Railway and Rock City (half day)
  • Graceland & Sun Studios (full day)
  • Tupelo – home of Elvis (full day)
  • Louisiana swamps and plantation tour (half day)
  • New Orleans Paddle Steamer

Your holiday includes

  • Scheduled flights
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • 12 nights’ accommodation including 4 breakfasts
  • Mardi Gras parade ticket on "Fat Tuesday" in New Orleans
  • The services of a Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guides
  • Hotel porterage (one bag per person)
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • UK Airline Passenger Duty
  • All state and local taxes, plus ATOL protection fee
  • Touring holidays
  • Holidays by air
  • Festivals & events

Jan 2016 departures

14 days from £2349

Was from £2499

Save up to £150

Alternatively, if you'd prefer to book by phone, please call our sales team on 0800 112 3331 and quote tour code UTDSM.


  • Mardis Gras parade
  • New Orleans
  • BB King Museum & Vicksburg

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