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11 Day New Orleans with 7 Day Western Caribbean Cruise


Independent Tour & Cruise Package Includes

  • Round trip flights NYC-New Orleans
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 10 nights accommodations
  • Cruise porterage
  • Hotel to port transfer
  • 20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners

DAY 1, Wednesday - Arrive in New Orleans
Depart for New Orleans. Arrive and transfer to your hotel on your own. Balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: New Orleans

DAY 2, Thursday - Full Day in New Orleans
Today enjoy a walking tour through the French Quarter and Jackson Square. See the old Quarter come to life as you explore its secrets and begin to understand all it has to offer including the architecture, courtyards, gardens, food, music, and art. Your tour ends at the Cabildo, built under Spanish rule in 1795-1799, and the site of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure
Optional: Ghost & Spirits Walking Tour (PM)
Overnight: New Orleans

DAY 3, Friday - Full Day in New Orleans
Enjoy a second full day at leisure in New Orleans. Perhaps sample some of the local Creole cuisine which has drawn influences from Portuguese, Spanish, African and French cultures. Music lovers must visit one of the many jazz clubs offering everything from Dixieland Jazz to Funk
Optional: Swamp & Bayou Tour (AM)
Optional: Big Easy Jazz Tour (PM)
Overnight: New Orleans

DAY 4, Saturday - Embark Cruise
Spend the morning at leisure before transferring to the port early this afternoon. The ship sets sail at 4:30 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Dinner

DAY 5, Sunday - At Sea
Enjoy a day at sea aboard the ship as you sail south through the sparkling Caribbean Sea. Take the chance to explore the amazing amenities of your ship. Spend the day relaxing at the onboard spa, scale the rock climbing wall, or try your luck at the casino this evening
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6, Monday - At Sea
Enjoy another day at sea as you sail toward Jamaica
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Tuesday - Falmouth, Jamaica
At 9:00 am arrive at Falmouth, Jamaica, once a hub for the sugar, molasses and rum trade. Stroll the city's streets lined with beautiful Georgian architecture dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries, or perhaps join a tour to the island's scenic interior to visit a rum factory. Be sure to visit a local restaurant to taste the island specialty, Jamaican Jerk, a spice mixture and cooking technique used for every kind of meat and seafood. At 6:00 pm set sail for Grand Cayman
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8, Wednesday - George Town, Grand Cayman
At 7:00 am, arrive in George Town, part of the Cayman Islands. Sun lovers will want to kick back and relax on the world famous Seven-Mile Beach, while the more adventurous will not want to miss the once in a lifetime opportunity to visit Stingray City Sandbar. Here visitors will not only have the chance to snorkel with the local Caribbean stingrays, but also to feed and pet these gentle animals. This afternoon set sail at 4:00 pm for Mexico
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9, Thursday - Cozumel, Mexico
Arrive in Cozumel at 9:00 am, and begin a fun filled day of exploration under the Caribbean sun. Water sport enthusiasts will not want to miss the secluded coves of Cozumel's beaches which make for some of the finest snorkeling in the world. If you are looking for a break from the beach, perhaps join a tour to the nearby Mayan ruins of Tulum. Dating back to 600 AD, these ruins are a breathtaking example of the precise architectural skills of this lost civilization. Set sail at 6:00 pm for New Orleans
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10, Friday - At Sea
Enjoy a day at leisure aboard the ship. Challenge your traveling companions to a round of miniature golf, or soak in one of the hot tubs as you take in the amazing ocean views
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11, Saturday - Return Home
This morning, arrive in New Orleans at 7:00 am. Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport independently for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

    Ghosts & Spirits Walking Tour 7:30 PM

    Day #2 01 Jan 2014 - 30 Apr 2014         $24
    You will visit several haunted sites and hear the stories which have been featured on The History Channel and The Discovery Channel. Take an exciting look at the relics of voodoo ceremonies, a vampire slaying kit, and age old tools of the trade used by mystical and mysterious inhabitants of our city. Bring your camera. You never know who will want to pose for a picture!

    Swamp & Bayou Tour 11:00 AM

    Day #3 01 Jan 2014 - 30 Apr 2014         $48
    Experience the timeless beauty of South Louisiana in a custom built swamp boat exploring the Barataria Preserve. Native guides will reveal the mysteries of the swamps and bayous and the Cajun "joie de vivre." Observe the nesting grounds of alligators, egrets, raccoons, nutria, and many species of snakes.

    Big Easy Jazz Tour 7:00 PM

    Day #3 01 Jan 2014 - 30 Apr 2014         $48
    Learn how Bourbon Street has evolved into an international travel destination as well as how this city became the birthplace of Jazz, while enjoying a complimentary cocktail. After a set of foot-stomping music, you'll be enthralled with short stories of jazz and the characters of this famous neighborhood. Bourbon Street will share another jazz set by a local traditional Jazz ("trad Jazz") band viewed from VIP seating in the lush patio of Musical Legends Park. The tour concludes with your choice of either a cocktail or cafe au lait and beignets. You must be 21 years of age or older to take this tour.

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

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    *Not Included:
    Royal Caribbean Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses, arrival & departure transfers, optional tours, shore excursions, and gratuities.

    Royal Caribbean International® reserves the right to impose a fuel supplement on all guests if the price of West Texas Intermediate fuel exceeds $65.00 per barrel. The fuel supplement for 1st and 2nd guests would be no more than $10 per guest per day, to a maximum of $140 per cruise; and for additional guests would be no more than $5 per person per day, to a maximum of $70 per cruise.


    Additional Information:
    Passengers disembarking to the airport should select flights that depart no earlier than 10 am.

    Reservations may only be completed for one cabin. Customers requiring multiple cabins will require one reservation per cabin.

    Shore excursions may be booked in advance online or by phone with Royal Caribbean International®. Alternatively, tours can be purchased onboard and are subject to advance booking restrictions and availability.

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    Accommodation Details:
    Triple rooms consist of two double/queen beds for three persons; where available, a fee may be charged by the hotel for the addition of a cot/rollaway.


    Entry Requirements:
    Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.




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