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Mississippi River Cruise
(Memphis to New Orleans)

8 days with Cruise West  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
Day One: Memphis, TN 
Embark the Spirit of Adventure in the historic Old South city of Memphis. 

Day Two: Helena, AR 
Home to seven Generals of the Confederacy, Helena offers many attractions on the National Register of Historical Places. Bearing historical significance after the Confederates suffered defeat here in 1863, Helena also offers the Confederate Cemetery and Louisiana Purchase State Park, which you will see on your guided tour.

Day Three: River Cruising 
Enjoy a day of enrichment programs and relaxation on the Mississippi River.

Day Four: Vicksburg 
Vicksburg was the site of a crucial 47-day Civil War siege. Explore sprawling Vicksburg National Military Park, with its battlefields, statues and monuments to soldiers from both the North and South.

Day Five: Natchez 
Founded in 1716, this is the oldest city in Mississippi, perched on a bluff 200 feet above the river. Natchez has more then 500 antebellum structures, and its downtown is lined with antique shops and historic buildings. Explore the Frogmore Plantation and cotton gin, where visitors can learn about the history of cotton production. Guests also visit the Delta Music Museum.

Day Six: St. Francisville 
This picturesque old town is in the heart of Louisiana’s plantation country. Here explore “The Myrtles – America’s Most Haunted House,” and the beautiful Greenwood Plantation. St. Francisville is known for charming churches, gift shops, antique shops and historic buildings.

Day Seven: Vacherie/Burnside 
Today visit Oak Alley Plantation, formerly known as The Bon Sejour Plantation, for its rows of 300-year-old live oak trees. Today we will also visit Houmas House Plantation. The mansion, a National Historical Landmark is supported by 28 Doric columns and furnished with 19th-century antiques.

Day Eight: New Orleans, LA 
Disembark the Spirit of Adventure in New Orleans one of the United States’ most colorful cities, owning in part to the various cultures and heritages who have influenced its growth over the last 300 years, including: Cajun, Creole and French.
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All This Included
  • The cost of your cruise-tour includes service charges for land-based personnel and $433 per person which covers taxes/port charges/fees and onboard services.
  • Exploration leaders and interpreters on each cruise.
  • Excursion in every port.
  • Wildlife detours and insider experiences.
  • Meals included as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Onboard gratuities.
Accommodations on this Tour
Category A cabin onboard Spirit of Adventure
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Onboard gratuities are neither required nor expected.
  • Prices are per person, double-occupancy, U.S. dollars.
  • Single/Triple rates available upon request where applicable.
  • Airfare is extra.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.

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