We've got a treat in store for you on this little gem of an itinerary. Combining the birthplace of rock and roll with the birthplace of jazz PLUS a Gulf of Mexico cruise is just plain holiday magic. Walk in the footsteps of Elvis in Memphis and enjoy vibrant Beale Street before immersing yourself in the culture and fascinating history of New Orleans. It's then time to set sail for a relaxing week cruising the turquoise seas of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Perched above the Mississippi River, Memphis is the Birthplace of rock 'n’ roll, home of the blues and the starting point of soul. We've included a Musical Passport as part of your holiday which includes entrance to Graceland, Sun Studios, Rock 'N' Soul Museum and the Stax Museum.
For a truly moving experience, visit the Lorraine Motel and the National Civil Rights Museum where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Spend your evenings strolling along famous Beale Street filling up on delicious Memphis style BBQ and listening to incredible blues bands.
Leave Memphis behind you as you board The City of New Orleans train to New Orleans - The Big Easy. You'll travel through the Mississippi Delta region past the historic town of Jackson before arriving early afternoon.
New Orleans is America’s most sensual city. Steeped in history with influences from Europe, the Caribbean, and Africa. It’s a brilliant mosaic of culture, architecture, food and music. The roots of jazz are all over this city and the entertainment like nowhere else on Earth. During your three nights we've included a half-day New Orleans city tour and a Mississippi River paddle steamer cruise.
Use this relaxing day at sea to fully explore your ship. Sun-bathe by one of the two pools, get active in the fitness centre, try you luck in the casino or pamper yourself in the spa. Or, enjoy time on your cabin balcony watching the world go by - the day is yours to do as little or a much as you desire.
Belize is an eco-tourist’s dream, so be sure to get out and explore parks, nature reserves and the world’s second longest barrier. Trek or zip-line through rainforests, go inner tubing down an underground river through fantastic caves or enjoy a leisurely horse ride through the lush jungle.
Costa Maya, a lively Mexican port was built for fun! Here you'll be spoilt for choice on what to do. Shops, bars, restaurants, entertainment and gorgeous beaches with gin-clear water await you. Looking for a spot of culture? Check out the magnificent Kohunlich Mayan site. Built before 500 AD, this is home to a sunken palace, pyramid temple and unique sculpted masks of the Mayan sun god..