7 Day | Highlights of Cuba

7 Day | Cultural Visit

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Day 1: Arrival to Havana

Transfer to the airport. 2 transfers X 2 pax each. Accommodation in Havana by Tor/Jose

Overnight in Havana

Day 2: Tour Modern Havana

Visit Vedado, Miramar and Siboney area. Visit Casa Fuster, the "Cuban Picasso" in his studio and visit the community project around his neighborhood. Meet locals and discuss the importance of the art in the area.

Lunch in a paladar (El Mediterraneo) and continue to visit the Plaza de la Revolucion and surrounding areas. Visit Hemingway's house, la Finca de Vigia, where the famous writer lived.

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Visit Cementerio Colon, the largest cemetery in the Caribbean with great architectural value. The local guide will explain the history of the most known tombs. Return to the house. In the evening dinner at El California. Transfer by Classic American cars. Accommodation in Havana

Overnight in Havana

Day 3: Old Havana city tour

Visit La Habana Vieja and its fort, part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Visit an urban gardening community project and see how locals in the center of the city grow ornamental plants and discuss their future and challenges. Lunch at El Rum de la Habana. After lunch continue the tour with art studio visits. Meet local artists. In the evening private visit to the Fabrica de Arte Cubano. Dinner at El Cocinero, then after we return to the FAC party.

Evening, we take Havana by night, Listen to Jazz and Blues at The Art Factory in Verdado, or take in a show in Tropicana.

Visit the Buena Vista Social Club and other places with entertainment and learn about freedom to operate such private clubs.

Overnight at your Hotel/Overnight in Havana | Accommodation in Havana 

Day 4: Havana – Bay of pigs – Cienfuegos

Visit the Bay of Pigs where the US intervention took place. Visit a Crocodile breeding farm and Aboriginal village. Lunch at a Paladar. Meet the owner and learn about private entrepreneurship in Cuba and the challenges in the rural areas. City tour Cienfuegos. Accommodation in Cienfuegos by MT (Hotel Jagua 4*)

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Spend night in a hotel in Cienfuegos

Day 5: Cienfuegos – Trinidad

Visit Trinidad. Visit the Romantic Museum. Visit the Santander family's studio to learn about the pottery making history and tradition of the family. Meet Oscar Santander and discuss the artists' possibilities about distributing and selling their products. Lunch at the Cubita paladar. In the afternoon free time to explore the city. Accommodation in Trinidad by MT (Casa Tuti)

Day 6: Excursion to Topes de Collantes

Meet your local guide and learn about the local flora and fauna. Trekking in the Mountains (3 km trek) and observe endemic birds and plants. Learn about the "green medicine" and how locals use them in the rural areas. Lunch at Casa de Gallega. In the afternoon return to Trinidad. Free time. Accommodation in Trinidad by MT. (Casa Tuti)

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Day 7: Transfer to Havana airport

Prices will include:

  • Program according to description with entrances and indicated meals
  • 3 nights accommodations in Casa Particular in Varadero - Havana
  • 1-night accommodation in Cienfuegos in DBL standard room with breakfast included
  • 1-night accommodation in Trinidad in DBL standard room with breakfast included
  • Exclusive transfers in air-conditioned coaches
  • English speaking tour guide during the program
  • Meet & Greet at the airport
  • 24 hours assistance in Cuba
  • Prices will not include:
  • International flight ticket
  • Cuban visa, travel insurance
  • Optional tours, other consumption, tips
  • Transaction fee

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