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Lonely Planet Experiences – New Orleans Cocktail Tour

Adult (21+)
$89

Enjoy some classy cocktail samples in New Orleans’ famous French Quarter and get to grips with the city’s outstanding cocktail culture. Avoid the tourist traps and visit a heady mix of famous spots, historic haunts and hidden gems with us. You’ll learn about cocktail folklore and hear stories about the ‘The Big Easy,’ both old and new, as you sip away at our favorite local concoctions. By the end of this thirst-quenching tour, Urban Adventures is sure to provide you with all the information you need to know about New Orleans drinking culture!

Highlights

  • Go beyond Bourbon Street and visit historic bars once frequented by pirates, military generals and famous writers
  • Understand how folklore and cocktails collide as you try one of the city’s most famous drinks
  • Sample the Sazerac cocktail, a classic concoction invented here almost 200 years ago
  • Drink like a local and wander through the picturesque French Quarter with a drink in hand
  • Witness the beauty and skill that goes into making one of the city’s most delicious libations — the Ramos Gin Fizz — and then get a taste of this magical drink
  • Each Lonely Planet Experience comes with six-months free access to Lonely Planet’s Guides App which includes over 8,000 destinations guides and unbeatable discounts to Lonely Planet Guidebooks

 

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Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this city adventure hand-picked by the world’s leading travel publisher. Lonely Planet Experiences powered by Urban Adventures bring stories to life in the best-loved cities around the globe.

 
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, cocktail samples and a small snack. Cocktail portions vary throughout the tour.

Exclusions: Additional food and drink, souvenirs, tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Meeting point: Jackson Square (next to Andrew Jackson statue), 700 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116. View on Google Maps.
  • Starting time: 2:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m.
  • Ending point: The end point is in a central location, close to Jackson Square.