Further highlights of this NEW and EXCLUSIVE five-day extravaganza, which puts guests at the very heart of this grand global event, includes grandstand passes to view the ‘Fat Tuesday’ Parade, Mardi Gras Balls, police escorts across parade routes closed to the public and balcony seats at the Royal Sonesta Hotel to view the 5th February carnival.
Guests also meet the ‘godfather’ of the Mardi Gras Parade - Blaine Kern - and enjoy dining at exclusive locations including dinner at Antoine’s fine French Creole restaurant, a jazz brunch at Muriel’s Jackson Square, dinner at Luke’s seafood brasserie along with jambalaya, jazz and jitterbugging at Cafe Sbisa.
Departing on 4th February 2016, the twin share price of £13,595 per person includes return Heathrow BA Club World flights to New Orleans, VIP return transfers, six nights’ room-only accommodation in the French Quarter at the Boutique Hotel Mazarin and all of the above events. Guests also enjoy the services of an historian/tour guide throughout their stay.
One way to kick those winter blues
For a once in a lifetime opportunity check out Bon Voyage’s Ultimate Mardi Gras Experience, which includes riding in the Mardi Gras parade on 8th February on an ornate and beautiful Mystic Krewe of Orpheus float in an elaborate costume and mask.