Los Angeles Times
Cajun country tour
Explore the bayous and byways of southern Louisiana on a new fourday tour offered by Gondwana EcoTours. Guided activities include a swamp boat tour of the Lake Martin wildlife refuge, home to numerous alligators and more than 200 species of birds, a walking tour of Whitney Plantation and its slavery museum, and a kayak tour of Bayou Teche. Other highlights include a tour of the Tabasco factory, a Cajun cooking lesson and a seafood boil with a private chef. Day trips to New Orleans and the surrounding area also available for an additional fee.
Dates: Offered year-round with a minimum of two participants
Price: From $1,499 per person. Includes accommodations, all meals, pick-up, drop-off and transportation between activities, and local driver/guide.
Info: Gondwana EcoTours, (877) 587-8479, www.lat.ms/cajun countrytour