Cuba Explorer - 9 days

Explore a side of Cuba that few rarely get to experience on this nine-day adventure. Cruise Havana’s history-infused streets in a classic car and stroll along Trinidad’s cobblestone avenues to the rhythms of music floating from open windows. Tour a tobacco plantation for a taste of iconic Cuban culture and luxuriate in the view of the island’s rolling western hills. Travel by private air-conditioned vehicle is well-paced, so you're refreshed and ready to explore the island’s vibrant culture and tropical airs.

 

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Holiday Highlights

Day 1 Havana arrive at any time. 

Day 2 Havana Enjoy a walking tour of historic Old Havana before hopping in a vintage automobile to cruise through the city. Free time in the afternoon to explore Cuba's capital.

Day 3 Havana Free day to explore Havana and discover the city's rhythm. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant with the group.

Day 4 Havana/Viñales Travel to lush Viñales with a cigar factory tour en route.

Day 5 Viñales Take a walk through the countryside to enjoy the stunning outdoors. Enjoy free time in Viñales in the afternoon.

Day 6 Viñales/Trinidad Travel to Trinidad where we stay in a casa particular, or private Cuban home, an authentic Cuban experience. Tour the city and opt to take a salsa dancing lesson.

Day 7 Trinidad Board a catamaran for an excursion to Cayo Blanco with lunch and snorkelling. Enjoy a free evening in Trinidad to discover this Spanish colonial town that was founded in the 16th century and still preserves a look and feel of the past.

Day 8 Trinidad/Havana Take a guided tour of key historical sites, including the famous Che monument in Santa Clara and the town of Sancti Spiritus, en route back to Havana. Opt to stroll around Plaza Serafin Sánchez for superb people-watching by night.

Day 9 Havana depart at any time.

 

What's Included

  • 8 Breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Arrival transfer. 
  • Havana Homestay
  • Walking tour of Old Havana.
  • Havana City tour in vintage automobiles
  • Revolution Square visit (Havana). Cigar tour in Pinar del Río with demonstrations. Viñales and Trinidad orientation walks. Giron Museum visit (Bay of Pigs).
  • Visits and entry to the Che monument and historical sites in Santa Clara.
  • Guided tour of Santa Clara. Free time in Havana and Viñales.
  • Informal Spanish lesson.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Other Information

Pricing

Tour starts in Havana 25th October 2020 and finishes in Havana 2nd November 2020. Flights to Havana not included. Other dates are available. Prices correct as at 27th September 2019.

Right now is an exciting time in Cuba with rapidly changing legislation and local conditions. Cuba has seen a massive increase in tourism lately, which has put a strain on local tourist infrastructure. While we will strive to operate our tours as closely to published itineraries as possible, conditions often change from one day to the next, and minor tour modifications may be necessary with no advance notice.

Terms & Conditions

The holiday is operated by Escape the Rock. When making a booking you are accepting our Terms & Conditions of Business.

Full payment for your travel arrangements is normally required at the time of bookingOnce booked, the travel costs are entirely non-refundable.

If you need to make changes to your travel arrangements please contact us and we will do our best to assist you. however in many cases changes may not be permitted and any changes which can be made are likely to incur additional costs.

The cost of this break does not include Travel insurance, however comprehensive travel insurance is essential to cover any unforeseen eventualities, such as cancellation.

Please contact us and we will happily arrange travel insurance for you.