Discover Southern culture and charm
Immerse yourself in history and heritage on this journey from Memphis to New Orleans. Be inspired by the stories of famed musicians and civil rights heroes, and soak up the rich French and Acadian cultures that infuse the Lower Mississippi. Savor Memphis's famous BBQ, as well as delicious Cajun and Creole cuisine. And stir your soul with the rhythms of gospel, Delta blues and Dixieland jazz.
Viking Inclusive Value
WE INCLUDE MORE FEATURES & SERVICES THAN OTHERS:One complimentary shore excursion in every port of callFree Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)Enrichment lectures & Destination PerformancesBeer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled waterPort taxes & feesGround transfers with Viking Air purchase
YOUR STATEROOM INCLUDES:River-view stateroomHotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows42" flat-screen, interactive LCD TV with intuitive remote & complimentary Movies On Demand110/120 volt US-standard outlets with USB portsMini-bar; security safe; hair dryerSpacious glass-enclosed showerHeated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirrorPremium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippersStateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
Day by Day
Day 1 - Memphis, Tennessee (USA)
Memphis is the celebrated birthplace of Memphis blues, a center of civil rights history and the final home of Elvis Presley.
Day 2 - Scenic Cruising: Lower Mississippi
The serpentine route of the Lower Mississippi showcases an astonishing array of picturesque landscapes.
Day 3 - Vicksburg, Mississippi (USA)
Located where the Yazoo River flows into the Mississippi, Vicksburg is the epitome of Southern heritage and charm.
Day 4 - Natchez, Mississippi (USA)
Elegant Natchez boasts one of the highest concentrations of historic Southern mansions in the country.
Day 5 - St. Francisville, Louisiana (USA)
Set along a historic bluff of the Mississippi, St. Francisville boasts more than 140 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places.
Day 6 - Baton Rouge, Louisiana (USA)
Baton Rouge paints a historic picture on the eastern bank of the Mississippi.
Day 7 - Darrow, Louisiana (USA)
Home to National Historic Landmarks renowned for their architecture, the Lower Mississippi is a scenic treasure.
Day 8 - New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)
New Orleans is celebrated for the soulful rhythms that spill onto Bourbon Street from French Quarter jazz houses.