New Orleans 2-Hour Afro Creole Music Freedom Walking Tour

Mardi Gras Tours

What You'll Get

Meet your 6th generation New Orleanian Creole guide at 9am in Congo Square, which is known as a historic gathering place for the native Indians of this area and later the slaves during the colonial times.

Learn about Voodoo and gain insight about this ancient tribal religion that is still practiced in New Orleans today. Enter the oldest above ground cemetery, St. Louis Cemetery #1 and visit the tombs of Marie Laveau, Homer Plessy, and many more. Afterwards, walk to St. Louis Cemetery #2 to see the tombs of musicians Ernie K-Doe and the Barbarin family.

 With the help of your guide, learn how to properly dance at a second line parade, explore the history of the Creole ancestors, and gain a new appreciation for this special city. You will conclude your tour at approximately 11am on Basin Street.  

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Departure Point
Louis Armstrong Park, Congo Square

Departure Time

2 hours

Return Details
Basin Street Station at 501 Basin Street

Voucher Info
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