Alabama History

School tours

Follow the Alabama Civil Rights Trail to understand the struggle and protests for racial equality which led to voting rights and the end of segregation for African-Americans.


  • Cross the iconic Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma in the footsteps of Martin Luther King
  • Meet a Civil Rights Activist
  • Learn about Rosa Parks act of defiance in Montgomery
  • The Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta

What's included: 

  • Return flights UK to Atlanta
  • Coach transportation for the featured itinerary
  • Accommodation, bed and breakfast
  • Insurance
  • 1 teacher place for every 10 students
  • Entrance fees for featured excursions and guides as detailed are included

Suggested itinerary for School groups

Day 1

Flight to Atlanta. Flight time approximately 9 hours
Airport transfer to your accommodation
Arrive at accommodation. Evening meal own arrangements. Overnight Atlanta

Day 2

Breakfast included
Center for Human and Civil Rights & King Center (Atlanta)
Transfer by coach Atlanta to Birmingham
Evening meal own arrangements. Overnight Birmingham

Day 3

Breakfast included
Meet guide for morning city tour of Birmingham. Visit 16th Street Baptist Church
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Shopping at Five Points
Evening meal own arrangements. Optional Regions Field of Baseball game. Overnight Birmingham

Day 4

Breakfast included
Transfer by coach from Birmingham to Selma. Guided half day tour of Selma Brown Chapel and First Baptist Church. Cross Edmund Pettus Bridge
Transfer to Montgomery via the Selma to Montgomery Trail Interpretive Center
Evening meal own arrangements. Overnight Montgomery

Day 5

Breakfast included
Guided tour of Montgomery. Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church. Rosa Parks Museum
Freedom Ride Museum
Evening meal own arrangements. Overnight Montgomery

Day 6

Depart for Atlanta with stop at Tuskegee Airmen museum included or optional World of Coca Cola Museum
Overnight flight to the UK

Day 7

Arrive UK

This tour is best completed in spring and autumn as temperatures soar in the summer. We can pre-book restaurants for evening meals throughout your stay.

Lucy Poole-McKenzie
Tours Manager

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