The New Orleans Cultural Tour

New Orleans, LA, USA

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Haitian Nomad
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Sep 19 - 23, 2019
Group size: 1 - 7
The New Orleans Cultural Tour
New Orleans, LA, USA

Haitian Nomad
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  • Email address verified
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32 reviews

$1450
Deposit: $500
Sep 19 - 23, 2019
Group size: 1 - 7

About this trip

Join the Haitian Nomad on a cultural tour of French New Orleans exploring the roots of the creole people, their food, music, and festive spirit. New Orleans and Haiti are linked by culture, food , and history so it's only right that you explore the "Big Easy" with the Haitian Nomad.  After the Haitian Revolution, around 1809, there was a mass migration from Haiti to New Orleans of about 10,000 Haitians.  They’re these similarities in heritage and homelands, and there’s also the architecture, religion, music, dance, food, carnival, and vulnerability to natural disaster.  


This trip will allow you to explore one of the most unique cities in the US known as the top city in the US for foodies. We will learn about the creole history which is comprised of French, Spanish, and African influence and dive into everything New Orleans. On top of having amazing food, this city prides itself on being the birthplace of Jazz. 


Our itinerary will touch all of New Orleans with a cooking class of New Orleans dishes, a tour through the French Quarter learning about Afro Creole culture,  a visit to the Laura and Whitney Plantation, a visit to the only Haitian restaurant in New Orleans, museum and art exhibits, visits to black owned restaurants, plus some other surprises and if we're lucky, we'll get to catch a second line parade Sunday afternoon. 


Second Line Parades are a historical tradition and are the descendants of the city’s famous jazz funerals and, apart from a casket, mourners and a cemetery visit, they carry many of the same traditions with them as they march down the streets. Second line started in Haiti and came to New Orleans at the beginning of the 19th century.  


Added bonus: Enjoy New Orleans nightlife every night in the French Quarter and on Frenchmen St. 


 (ITINERARY SUBJECT TO CHANGE ) 

What’s included

  • Airport Transfers
  • NOLA style lodging
    Double occupancy accomodation
  • All meals
    4 dinners, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 brunch
  • Transportation to tours
  • Tours and Entrance fees
    For tours/visits included on itinerary
  • Knowledgeable guide
  • Private FB concierge
  • Cooking class
  • Round trip NOLA flight
    Fly in to MSY by 3pm 9/19
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Credit Card fees
  • Tips
    Tips at restaurants and for tour guides
  • Optional activities

Available options

Voo Doo Tour
$10
Single Occupancy
$700

Itinerary

Welcome to the Big Easy!
Check into New Orleans style lodging

September 19, 2019


Check into Airbnb 3pm


5pm Explore French Quarter + dinner

Your Organizer


HN
Haitian Nomad
32 reviews
We are a travel company specializing in creating authentic experiences around the world in beautiful exotics destinations through the lens of locals. We are experts on less travelled places like Haiti, Cuba, Egypt and more --making sure you leave with an experience of a lifetime from our top-notch​ customer-service driven team.

Reviews

This was definitely a trip of a lifetime for our family! We have been to Cap-Haitien with the Haitian Nomad before but this trip was special because we brought our family who included a 77 y/o amputee and a 70 y/o traveler who has never left the US to experience the beauty of Haiti!! Richard went above and beyond to make sure they could enjoy Haiti just as we have in the past! There were challenges that he conquered including securing an ATV to safely get both of them to the top of La Citadelle (no easy feat in Haiti)!! Then he was able to give us all the gift of seeing our dad swim in the ocean after not being in the water in over 3 years when he was an avid swimmer in the past!! This trip was nothing short of a miracle and we truly appreciate all the hard work that went into making it perfect!! We will continue to refer everyone to the Haitian Nomad for a true Haitian cultural experience!!
MJ
If you're looking for effortless travel, look no further than Haitian Nomad. Richard and his team's detailed approach to customer experience ensure an unforgettable experience. Haitian Nomad Trips are curated to include cultural experiences to provide travelers with a better understanding and appreciation of your destination. As a Diner En Blan alum, this experience is a planning feat, but in trueHaitian Nomad from everything from tablescape to transportation were handled to allow us the rare opportunity of attending the event without lifting a finger. Thanks for another memorable experience!
We had a blast in Haiti. Richard was an awesome host.
By Catherine Lewis for Diner En Blanc Haiti on Aug 20, 2019
Great trip! Well organized with fun activities and a good group of people. I appreciate that the group was relatively small so that you could get to know each other. Everything we needed was taken care of. I really had a great time.
CH
I had great time . Enjoyed meeting wonderful people , delicious food and comfortable accommodations. Thank you this fantastic experience!
By Cheryl Harden for The Luxurious Escape on Jul 17, 2019
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Short Version: Book with him ASAP I cannot recommend the Haitian Nomad enough!! My first trip, we'd returned from Cuba and after the experience, I was thoroughly impressed with Richard's trip. His trips are extremely well planned and a lot of thought and effort was put into ensuring everyone is having the time of their life. Richard pays attention to all the little details, is very organized, and adds a personal touch to the experience that you're not likely to get anywhere else. During our trip to Cuba, Richard organized a wonderful home-cooked rooftop dinner in the city of Trinidad and it was such a fun, unique experience. He made sure to take us around to the sights and helped us if we needed anything while on the trip. Prior to the trip, Richard provided us with all the necessary information leading up to the trip and gave us tips and suggestions on what to expect and other things to do as well. He is also open to feedback on how his service can be improved so he gets an A in customer service from me. Overall, it was the perfect trip and I couldn't have asked for more. So far I've been on about 5 or 6 trips (maybe more) and it exceeds expectations every time!
By Jessica Williams on Jul 16, 2019