Have you ever wondered what this country looked like to its early explorers and pioneers? Travelling on the Mississippi and its tributaries aboard the elegant American Queen, Duchess or Countess, you will be transported back in time to an era of leisurely and romantic travel.
This tailor-made itinerary takes you on a magical voyage from New Orleans to Red Wing journey through the southern states and experience the culture, the music, the food, America’s Civil War and antebellum history along with the true hospitality of the Deep South. Music is the heart and soul of Memphis and is home to many artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, BB King, Otis Redding and, of course, Elvis who has solidified it’s reputation as a musical Mecca – the association is close with Priscilla Presley being Godmother to the American Queen Steamboat!
In between these magnificent cities you will find quaint American towns, traditional plantations, elegant antebellum homes, magnificent gardens and oak trees taking you back to an era of hoop skirts and cotton fields. You will experience the real soul of the Mississippi River..sit in a rocking chair on the American Duchess and watch it unfold before you.
Departure Dates: 2021
- 25 July – Fares from £PLEASE CALL
- 1 August – Fares from £PLEASE CALL
- 28 August – Fares from £PLEASE CALL
Guide Prices are per person based on 2 persons sharing a cabin include:
- Return scheduled flights (Economy Class) from London UK
- Two nights pre-cruise stay a premium hotel including Full American Breakfast
- Seven nights luxury cruise on board including all meals, drinks with dinner (wine and beer), complimentary coffees, bottled water and soft drinks included throughout the voyage
- On board ‘showboat’ entertainment each evening and daily lectures from the resident Riverlorians relevant to the themed cruise and history of the river
- One Premium Excursion and complimentary shore excursions in each Port on the ‘Hop On Hop Off’ coaches
- Transfers to and from airports and shared transfer from hotel to boat
- All Port Charges