Guided tour

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

4.8 / 5

75 reviews

Activity provider:Vip City Tours
Guided tour

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

Activity provider:Vip City Tours

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.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Please wait outside your hotel at least 30 minutes prior to tour time. There is a 30-minute window for pickup. If your accommodation is on a street that prohibits buses, the pickup will be from the nearest accessible point. If you are not staying in a hotel, pickup will be from either The Drury Inn 820 Poydras Street, Sheraton Hotel 500 Canal Street, or French Market Inn 509 Decatur Street. Please contact the activity provider to confirm the 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 the Sheraton Hotel 500 Canal Street )
  • 2 - 2 1/2 -hour bus tour
  • Refreshments
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

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
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 75 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

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Super comfortable, excellent transportation. You get to know some of the city, not only historical, but local info as well. Plus of course a cemetery stop. Worth it for those that like exploring and seeing a city. Justine was great!

May 15, 2023

Jared was fabulous! I highly recommend the your snd try to get Jared as your guide. You won’t be disappointed.

May 6, 2023

Christopher was a fantastic host and guide! He was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic! He made the tour a great joy and success! I would highly recommend the tour, but specifically, Christopher as your tour guide! Great job! Great experience!!!

April 21, 2023

Product ID: 196475