New Orleans Mardi Gras Walking Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    2pm, 4pm, 7pm Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    1200 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Mardi Gras is an experience that you do not want to miss! During this tour, learn about New orleans Mardi Gras traditions. This tour includes everything from history, ghosts, vampires, & voodoo, all while carnival is taking place all along the tour route. This is not scripted, this is a once in a lifetime experience.....during Carnival & Mardi Gras anything goes!!
Guests are allowed to stop at bars and grab to go drinks along the tour route!

Highlights

  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Seasonal Offer

Know More about this tour

Enjoy this 2-hour walking tour of New orleans French quarter during the most famous time of year, Mardi Gras!

Visit more than 15 locations to see historic architecture and hear stories of hauntings, traditional burial rituals, the mysteries of voodoo, vampires, and ghosts. Learn about the traditions that still take place in New orleans for the carnival season! This tour will visit the location where the kick off to Mardi Gras takes place!

Starting in the heart of the world-famous French quarter, this tour will begin exploring Louisiana's complex culture along with its unique architecture. Encounter beautiful buildings and see where Hollywood stars have set up their homes. Learn what pirates, prostitutes, and convicted felons have in common with the founding of New Orleans and hear why locals walk down to Jackson square when it rains!

Listen to stories about documented sightings of vampires and ghosts. Discover how the traditional burial practices of New Orleans differ from elsewhere, and why the above ground cemeteries recycle their vaults again and again. During this tour, your guide will use an EMF Meter and a Ghost/Paranormal Detector for those who would like to know if there is any paranormal activity taking place around them.

Visit location sites from famous movies, stopping at some of the National Historic Landmarks along the way. In total, see over 15 different attractions, such as St. louis cathedral, the reconstruction monuments of The Cabildo and Presbytere, the Old Ursuline Convent, and much more.

Inclusions

Professional guide

Exclusions

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Food and drinks (available to purchase)

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

This is a seasonal tour only operating during Mardi Gras.

Wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Traveler Reviews

  • 04-Mar-2021

    Excellent tour! We learned loads of history and had tons of fun. We recommend this tour for anyone interested In learning the culture and history of New Orleans while still having tons of fun. We went to beautiful locations and stopped at the best bars! We will be recommending to all of our friends!

  • 03-Mar-2021

    So! We booked multiple tours with this company bc after research (the research was right!) we learned this company is the most personable helpful considerate patient and very attentive to their guests The owner treated me like we were friends immediately, yet she knew how to also be professional. I texted Ashli (the owner and she is a tour guide too) on her personable number which is available publicly and she was spot on with all the information she provided and provided consistent assistance 24/7. She was the sweetest! She helped with information that didn’t even pertain to the tours we booked with them she helped me with everything down to dinner reservations which were all amazing btw. 😂 this tour was great fun even with covid 19 restrictions we enjoyed ourselves! I felt very lucky to have the guide and the perks with this tour bc most travellers at the time of Mardi Gras weekend weren’t even allowed to get drinks from bars. This tour provided us the perks that those other travellers didn’t receive and it made us feel like VIP’s! The tours were small which also made it more fun bc we felt important and had all the information that the tour contained plus on top of that we were able to ask questions easily. I highly recommend this company. Small businesses are always the way to go especially when you get the special attentive treatment that this company provides. Call or text Ashli and tell her Ashleigh sent you! She will be amazing I promise and provide you a tour or multiple tours if you choose to go on multiple tours that you will consider your favorite part of your trip. Thanks Ashli for making our trip so memorable. You are the best.

  • 29-Apr-2019

    About an hour or so before our tour, we got notification via text that it was supposedly cancelled but listed a different time than that of the booking. So, we reached out for clarification to no avail and waited at the spot at the time but nobody ever called/messaged us back nor showed. We were interested in a rescheduled tour but like I said, no response back from anyone. A few days later and we still haven't received our refund even though it shows "Completed" on Viator.

  • 13-Aug-2018

    Good experience. My family have fun dressing up the MADRI GRAS style. I only wish that they give us more time to dress up and take pictures. 15 minutes is not enough. And also to make more selection, separate the guys from ladies. So that it’s easier to pick up your choice to wear