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New Orleans

New Orleans

Explore The Big Easy

Along with Masala Expeditions, we're excited to present an intimate, behind-the-scenes 

exploration of music, food, and culture of one of the more beloved cities in the world, New Orleans.


Next New Orleans excursion March 20-25, 2019


The popular record label Putumayo World Music and Masala Expeditions (a division of insightCuba) invite you to explore Putumayo's home base of New Orleans, one of the world's most vibrant musical hotspots. Putumayo's founder and CEO, Dan Storper, and in-house ethnomusicologist, Jacob Edgar, will lead you on an exclusive, behind-the-scenes adventure through The Big Easy.

The birthplace of jazz and the home to countless musical legends that have influenced and inspired popular music everywhere, this intimate and unique trip offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to discover the best New Orleans has to offer. Putumayo has used its local expertise and inside connections to curate an unforgettable overview of the city's cuisine, architecture, history, art, and, of course, music. 

Putumayo InsightCuba New Orleans St Loui

For more information,

please call 800-450-2822.

What's Included

  • 5-nights at the historic Hotel Monteleone in the heart of the French Quarter

  • Tour accompanied by Jacob Edgar, Putumayo's primary music researcher and renowned ethnomusicologist

  • Exclusively escorted sightseeing

  • Exclusive meet-and-greets and performances with musicians

  • 13 meals, including 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners

  • Small group size, not more than 25 guests

  • All entrance fees to scheduled activities and events (pub crawls and nightly concerts on own, are additional)

  • Ground transportation where needed as much of our touring is by foot (Airport transfers not included)

  • Gratuities for luggage handling, restaurant service, and programmed activities throughout tour*

  • 24-hour emergency customer service hotline

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