Your Holiday Itinerary - Tastes and Sounds of the South - Tour Code DTSS

Day 1: Howdy Nashville

The beating heart of America's Music City will chart your pace as you prepare to embark on a leisurely pilgrimage to discover the tastes and sounds of the South. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Reception. 

Included Meals - Welcome Reception | Hotel: Sheraton Nashville

Day 2: Hear The Rhythm Of Nashville

The famous Nashville Sound comes alive this morning as RCA Studio B reveals the legends of Elvis Presley, Jim Reeves and Roy Orbison. Dive Into Culture and gain insights into the life and music of Johnny Cash during a private performance of original Cash tunes with one of Johnny's family members. Our acoustic journey continues with a visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to see Elvis' Solid Gold Cadillac limousine and Jim Reeves' tuxedo jacket. Then, you will have the opportunity to watch the Grand Ole Opry.

Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 3: Discover The History Of The Nashville Sound

Continue our discovery of Nashville on a Your Choice sightseeing experience, exploring either the Johnny Cash Museum or the Ryman Auditorium. With an afternoon on your own, amble through Broadway's honky-tonk scene or perhaps enjoy the gut-busting flavours of homegrown hot chicken or biscuits.

Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 4:

Sway To The Blues Of Memphis

Head to Memphis' famous Beale Street, the birthplace of Blues, Soul, and Rock 'n' Roll, for a tour where we'll meet a musician and Local Specialist to learn about the musical heritage of Memphis. Continue your Memphis sightseeing with a visit to the Lorraine Motel where civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was tragically assassinated and one of the most significant locations of the Civil Rights Movement. Then explore one of the most significant sites in town and one of the premier heritage and cultural museums, the National Civil Rights Museum. “Walk through history” in interactive exhibits that show how the heroes and lessons from the civil rights movement continue to impact equality all over the world. Enjoy a Regional Dinner of Southern cuisine this evening, capping off your tour of Memphis, past and present.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Regional Dinner | Hotel: Hotel Hu

Day 5: Visit The Home Of The King

Worship at the altar of the King, Elvis Presley, and head to Graceland, paying tribute to the man who changed the face of American popular music and culture. Then, pay a visit to Sun Studios, which sought to immortalize the raw energy of Beale Street, recording the first Rock 'n' Roll single in 1951. This evening is free.

Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 6: Taste Southern Charm In Natchez

Kick off the day’s sightseeing with a musical morning at the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum exploring the blues, country, and gospel of the rural South before leaving for Natchez, Mississippi. Follow the path of the famous Natchez Trace scenic road, originally established as a footpath by Native Americans and later used by explorers, traders and travelers. You’ll arrive in Natchez on the banks of the Mississippi, surrounded by the antebellum homes. The best way to experience Natchez is with a taste of Southern hospitality and you’ll experience all this and more at tonight’s memorable Be My Guest experience at one of the region’s beautiful historic, private homes for a meal. Connect With Locals as hosts who have lived in the area for generations open their doors and share their stories as you enjoy backyard cocktails like Planter’s Punch paired with elevated Southern fare.  

Included Meals - Breakfast, Be My Guest | Hotel: Magnolia Bluffs

Day 7: Sample The Flavours Of New Orleans

Today your travels take you deeper into an important part of Southern history. On this morning’s visit to a working cotton plantation, Frogmore Plantation and Gins, learn about Natchez planters and slavery in the South. Tour the property boasting 19 restored antebellum structures and equipment dating from the early 1800's including a Smithsonian quality steam gin listed on the National Register. You’ll learn how cotton was made and most importantly gain a better understanding of slavery in the South. Your tour brings you back into the present with a stop at its currently operating 900 bales-per-day cotton gin. Next up: The Big Easy, where we will be stopping for the evening.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Regional Dinner | Hotel: Sheraton New Orleans

Day 8: Venture Into New Orleans

Let the good times roll in New Orleans today, tracing the cosmopolitan history of one of America's oldest cities with a Local Specialist, stopping at City Park and one of the ornate above-ground cemeteries. Spend the afternoon soaking up the laid-back vibes of The Big Easy. The afternoon is yours to explore on your own.

Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 9: Entice Your Senses In New Orleans

Enjoy a leisurely day to explore this vibrant city. If you’re feeling adventurous, head out to the bayou for a guided tour deep into the swamps. Look out for alligators! Or stay downtown and stroll Magazine Street, visit Marie Laveau’s Historic Voodoo Museum or catch a little jazz piano while cooling off and watching the world go by. This evening, join your Travel Director and travelling companions for a Farewell Dinner at the famed Court of Two Sisters.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 10: Until Next Time New Orleans

For now, it's ‘Au Revoir' New Orleans, but not ‘Adieu'. Take a transfer to New Orleans International Airport or extend your stay in New Orleans at the Sheraton New Orleans.

Included Meals - Breakfast

Departure dates & prices 2022 Tastes and Sounds of the South - 7% discount on all dates

Land only prices flights not include - Call Trafalgar for latest and most competitive flight rates

Trafalgar Brochure Price in Black from £2675

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red from £2488

Tel Trafalgar Reservations on 0800 533 5616 and quote the Travel ref: TT55

These prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and Trafalgar want to ensure they offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to their Travel Experts now for more details. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code TT55 to receive your 7% discount. Tel Trafalgar reservations on  0800 533 5616. Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room.

This tour starts in Nashville and ends in New Orleans

Dates Prices from Dates Prices from


March 4

£3225
£3000

June 10

£3275
£3046
March 11
£2718
£2528
June 17

£2882
£2681

April 8 £2993
£2784
September 2

£2675
£2488

April 15

£3019
£2808

September 9
£3095
£2879
May 6 £2718
£2528

September 16, 23

£2875
£2674

May 13

£3019
£2808

October 7, 14, 21

£2875
£2674

May 19

£2875
£2674

November 11 £2675
£2488
May 20, 27

£2933
£2728

December 9 £2675
£2488

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Trafalgar Tours
Tastes and Sounds of the South

Touring Holidays 10 Days - 7% Discount

2022 discount prices from only £2488

Immerse yourself in the soothing sounds of soulful music as you tour through America’s south. Pay tribute to Elvis Presley at his estate in Graceland, discover the secrets of Creole cuisine in New Orleans and visit a selection of beautiful southern mansions and historic plantations on this sense-awakening tour. This trip gives you time to enjoy the South’s music and food – from Elvis’s Graceland to Creole cooking in New Orleans and grand antebellum hospitality in Natchez..

This great escorted Tastes and Sounds of the South  tour comes with a 7% discount saving. To book call Trafalgar Tours direct on 0800 5335616 and quote Travel ref: TT55 plus the tour code.

To receive your 7% discount call Trafalgar direct on 0800 533 5616 and guote the code: TT55.

What's Included:

9 Nights Accommodation

  • 14 Meals:
  • 1 Be My Guest, 1 Farewell Dinner, 1 Welcome Reception, 2 Regional Dinners, 9 Breakfasts

On-Trip Transport

All transport shown. VIP private door-to-door UK airport transfers included. *This service is excluded from UK-based trips.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Discover Nashville
  • Visit Graceland, Frogmore Plantation, Rock 'n' Soul Museum, Studio B, Sun Studio, Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Explore Memphis and New Orleans

Nashville

Travel highlights

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

New Orleans

The Trafalgar difference

DIVE INTO CULTURE

Delve into the life and foot-tapping tunes of Johnny Cash with members of his family

CONNECT WITH LOCALS

Join a pianist and a chef for an evening of true southern  hospitality and an opportunity to explore the sights and sounds of two beautiful Natchez homes.

VIP Door to Door Transfers

We’ve taken care of every detail in our guided holidays, including how you’ll get to and from the airport.

We’ll pick you up from your home in a private car for a stress-free journey to the airport – so your holiday starts the moment you leave your front door. And when you arrive back in the UK, your driver will be waiting for you at the terminal to take you home.

  • We’ll arrange a convenient pick-up time
  • All cars are first-class saloon vehicles
  • Available for journeys within 150 miles of your departure airport

Of course, you can make your own transfer arrangements too. Just advise your travel agent at the time of booking and your invoice will be reduced by £100 per person.

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