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HIGHLIGHTS of the DEEP SOUTH

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  • HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DEEP SOUTH

    9 Days/8 Nights; Aug 26/17 to Sept 3/17


    $2099/p CAD funds minus 5% membership privilege of $104.95
    Based on double occupancy – Single supplement $1209 CAN
    Maximum 13 people – this will be posted to over 10,000 people – space won’t last long
    Deposit $250/p due immediately
    Final Payment: 60 days before departure
    Last day to Block Space: Mon Feb 27/17 (180 days prior to departure)
    Brought to you by G Adventure
    Insurance is required for this trip. Please call me for a quote
    For airline quotes please call me – fly or drive to Charleston and fly home from New Orleans, Louisiana

    There aren’t many places in the US – or the world, frankly – that can match the Deep South for charm, character, and quirkiness. This nine-day trip pulls back the curtain on this unique part of the country by way of groovy Charleston, cosmopolitan Atlanta, sultry Savannah, the Elvis mecca of Memphis, and other hot spots while serving up heaping helpings of colonial estates, Cajun cuisine, country music, whiskey, and fun. It’s different down here. Way different. Come on down and git yer drawl on, y’all.

    Is this tour for me?
    Travel Style: Classic

    All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

    Service Level: Standard
    Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

    Physical Rating: 2 - Light
    Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

    Trip Type: Small Group

    Small group experience; Max 14, avg 10

    Itinerary
    Day 1 Charleston
    Arrive at any time.

    Day 2 Charleston
    Enjoy a morning orientation walk of Charleston. In the afternoon, take part in a "low country" cooking demo with included lunch. Opt to take a historic house tour, visit the Charleston City Market, or Folly Beach.
    Meals included: Lunch

    Day 3 Charleston/Savannah
    Head south to Savannah, Georgia. Enjoy a walk around the Bonaventure Cemetery and historic district of Savannah with the CEO. Opt to try one of the local favourites for dinner.

    Day 4 Savannah/Atlanta
    Drive to Atlanta, the capital of Georgia and home of Coca-Cola. Options include a tour of the factory or visiting some of the Martin Luther King Jr sites. Choose from excellent options for local food here—like The Varsity, a true American diner from the 1920's.

    Day 5 Atlanta/Nashville
    On the way to Nashville, Tennessee, stop in Lynchburg and opt for a tour of the Jack Daniel's Distillery. Later, head out for live music and cowboy nightlife in this country music capital.

    Day 6 Nashville/Memphis
    Travel west to Memphis, home of Graceland, Sun Studios and the National Civil Rights Museum. Opt to tour Elvis' home and enjoy an included Southern barbecue dinner.
    Meals included: Dinner

    Day 7 Memphis/New Orleans


    Cross the border into Louisiana and drive straight to the Bayou. Opt to explore Bourbon St and the French Quarter and try some authentic Cajun food for dinner.

    Day 8 New Orleans
    Enjoy a free day to explore this city and surrounding area. Start the morning with beignets and coffee at Café du Monde before checking out some optional activities like a swamp tour, a ghost tour or a Creole cooking class.
    Meals included: Breakfast

    Day 9 New Orleans
    Depart at any time

    Brought to you by:
    Susan Melvin
    Travel Consultant
    Vellinga’s Travel & Cruise Holidays
    1422 Fanshawe Park Rd West
    London, Ontario Canada
    N6G 0A4
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    TICO #[masked]

    Places visited
    • United States
    What's Included
     Charleston orientation walk
     Southern cooking demonstration with lunch
     Historic district walk (Savannah)
     Atlanta orientation walk
     Southern barbecue dinner (Memphis)
     Breakfast at Café du Monde (New Orleans)
     Daily suggestions for regional cuisine at local hot spots and dives
     All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodations
    Hotels (8 nts).
    Meals
    1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
    Allow USD[masked] for meals not included.
    Transportation
    Air-conditioned private touring van, walking
    Staff & experts
    Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
    Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)
    My Own Room - $[masked]
    If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.
    Brave Women Travel will pare you up with a roommate at no extra charge

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