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Fri, Feb 03


2712 Blodgett St, Houston, TX 77004, USA

Afro-Louisiana Heritage Tour

Do you enjoy the taste of gumbo and the sounds of zydeco? Well, this tour is for you!

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Afro-Louisiana Heritage Tour
Afro-Louisiana Heritage Tour

Time & Location

Feb 03, 2023, 3:00 PM CST – Feb 04, 2023, 11:30 PM CST

2712 Blodgett St, Houston, TX 77004, USA

About the event

Do you enjoy the taste of gumbo and the sounds of zydeco? Well, this tour is for you! You’ll explore the African roots of these cultural customs and their connections to both Louisiana and Texas. You’ll visit some of southwest Louisiana’s best Black-owned restaurants, its most important cultural and historical sites, and lodge at a beautiful Black-owned hotel.

Join Sawari Tours on our exciting bus tours which highlight the nation's Black cultural and historical sites, and Black-owned businesses! Our tours are fun, engaging, educational, and family-friendly! They are led by expert tour guides and are held on comfortable, air-conditioned buses!

 Open to all ages! 

Tour departs from Houston at 3 p.m. on Friday, February 10th at This Is It Soul Food Restaurant (Houston, Texas) and travels to Lafayette, Louisiana and various stops along the way. Tour returns to Houston, Texas February 12th at 8:30 p.m. (This Is Is Soul Food Restaurant)

Tour attendees may park in the This Is It parking lot and load the tour bus.

 Tour highlights include: 

  • Zydeco Dinner Party
  • Maison Freetown African American Museum
  • Freetown Historic Community Tour
  • Horseback Trail-Riding
  • St. Martinville African American Museum
  • Bayou Teche
  • "Who Yo' People?" Documentary Film Screening
  • Louisiana Creole Language Workshop
  • Vermilionville Village Tour
  • Casino Stop in Lake Charles
  • Delicious Meals at Black-owned Restaurants
  • Hotel Stay at Black-owned Hotel (Clarion)

Futher details on the intinerary will be provided to registered attendees.

Payment Information (Please Read Carefully): 

FULL Tour Price: $650 (includes the price of all 8 meals, tour bus, tour guides, and all entry and activity fees)

OR Pay in increments

Payment #1: Non-refundable deposit of $390 DUE January 21

Payment #2: Non-refundable payment of $260 DUE January 28

*Lodging at Clarion Pointe Hotel is not included in the ticket price. Registered guests will be given a group rate and discount code link to book the hotel room once the deposit & registration is received.*  Rooms range from $80-95/night.

Masks are required and you will be asked to complete a release form before the tour begins.

Release form link:

Please dress comfortably for light walking and appropriately for the weather. Bottled water will be provided.

There are no refunds for this tour unless it is cancelled.

Tours with low registrations will be cancelled and guests will be refunded.



    Tax: +$53.63 State Tax+$17.59 service fee
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  • Deposit

    Payment #1: Non-refundable deposit of $390 (This payment should be submitted through to confirm your spot on the tour.) Due 1/21

    Tax: +$32.17 State Tax+$10.55 service fee
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  • Payment #2

    Payment #2: Non-refundable payment of $260

    Tax: +$21.45 State Tax+$7.04 service fee
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