Guided tour

New Orleans: 2.5-Hour City & Cemetery Tour by Bus

4.8 / 5

47 reviews

New Orleans: 2.5-Hour City & Cemetery Tour by Bus

From US$ 45 per person

Climb aboard an air-conditioned bus and join your licensed guide for a 2-hour tour including a visit to one of New Orleans' famous above-ground cemeteries (cities of the dead). See the most historic neighborhoods through the eyes of a native.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
At your accommodation in downtown New Orleans. If your accommodation is on a street that prohibits buses the pickup will be nearby. Please call or text VIP City Tours with your hotel location 1-504-329-2489 If you do not have a hotel, pickup will be from the visitor center at 613 Decatur Street. Please contact VIP City Tours to arrange pickup.


  • Enjoy a scenic, comfortable ride through the most historic neighborhoods in New Orleans
  • Tour through 300 years of history
  • See one of the famous Cities of the Dead cemeteries up close and personal
  • Learn about unique burial procedures
  • See one of the largest, most scenic parks in America
Full description
There’s so much to see, so much history to soak in. You’re probably worried you won’t have time to see it all. That’s where this tour can help. For two hours, you will go on an air-conditioned ride throughout some of the most famous neighborhoods in New Orleans. You will see the landmarks you don’t want to miss, as your guide shares stories you’ll love to hear. You will go from the Treme to the Garden District, the 9th Ward to the back streets of The French Quarter. Your guide will tell you where the best crawfish are, or where to get the coldest beer. t’s your guide's mission to make sure that when you step off the bus you’re in love with this great city as well. Come experience the best two hours of your vacation today.
  • Pick up and drop-off at your hotel (or alternatively from 613 Decatur Street)
  • 2-hour bus tour
  • Refreshments
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Please note that the tour operates rain or shine
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes as some walking and standing is involved
  • Tours are offered at 9:00 AM, 12:00 PM, and 3:00 PM daily
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 47 reviews

Review summary

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January 9, 2022

The driver picks you up and drops you off at your hotel. He even called to say he was 5 minutes out for pick up. The city tour was very informative in a comfortable setting. The best thing was the driver Jared. He was so informative and interesting.

January 5, 2022

Chris was a great driver…personable and very knowledgeable. I would have liked more time at the park!

January 2, 2022

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