Cuba Tradicional

7 Day Tour

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OVERVIEW

A diversified tour to get to know the Traditional Cuba. The trip includes spectacular nature like: the Viñales Valley with its imposing Mogotes, the Sierra Escambray, as well as the most important towns with its cultural and revolutionary highlights:

Starting from the vibrant capital Havana driving to Cienfuegos, the pearl of the South then on to Trinidad - UNESCO world cultural heritage site with its unique colonial architecture. Continue to the interior of the island to Che Guevara’s Santa Clara and to Remedios, an idyllic colonial town hardly touched by tourism. At the end of the trip you will have the possibility to extend your holiday at a beach resort like Varadero or Cayo Santa Maria...

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN HAVANA

Meet & greet at Havana airport by your English speaking Cuban guide and transfer to your hotel in Old Havana.
Overnight with breakfast: 4* Telegrafo Hotel located in Old Havana.

DAY 2 - HABANA COLONIAL AND THE FLAIR OF THE 1950'S

The morning starts with a walking tour through colonial Old Havana along the most important sights: Capitolio, Obispo Street, Cathedral Square and Hemingway's "Bodeguita". In the afternoon, continue by bus through the Havana of the 1950's, including Revolution Square, Malecón and the legendary Hotel Nacional. (B,L)

DAY 3 - HAVANA – VIÑALES – LAS TERRAZAS/SOROA/HAVANA (350/400 KM)

Early in the morning, drive along the “Tobacco Route" to Pinar del Rio. Enjoy a scenic route through the Mogote valley with its famous limestone rocks to the picturesque village Viñales. Visit the house of a “Veguero" (tobacco farmer). Discover an Indian cave by boat before continuing to the Sierra del Rosario. (B)
Overnight Hotel La Moka (3*)

DAY 4 - LAS TERRAZAS/SOROA/HAVANA – GUAMA - CIENFUEGOS (375/325 KM)

Drive to the Zapata peninsula and stop in Guamá along the way. Cross the mangroves and swamps by boat to reach a "Taino-Village". Continue along the historic "Bay of Pigs" to Cienfuegos. Enjoy French colonial flair on a stroll to Plaza Mayor and the Teatro Terry where Caruso once performed.. (B,D)
Overnight with dinner: Hotel Jagua (4*) by the sea.

DAY 5 - CIENFUEGOS – TRINIDAD - ZUCKERROHRMÜHLENTAL – TRINIDAD (110 KM)

Enjoy a scenic drive along the coast to Trinidad - a town with unique colonial architecture declared a UNESCO world heritage site. Take a city tour to the Plaza Mayor, surrounded by splendid manors. Visit the ethnic Canchancharra bar and a museum. In the afternoon, drive to the "Valley of the Sugarcane Mills" and visit the hacienda of the sugar baron Iznaga with its "slave tower". (B,D) Overnight: Hotel Las Cuevas (3*) in a panoramic location overlooking the town.

DAY 6 - TRINIDAD – SIERRA ESCAMBRAY - SANTA CLARA – REMEDIOS (180 KM)

In the morning, cross the Sierra Escambray and drive via Sancti Spiritus or the Topes Collantes to the historic city Santa Clara, where Che Guevara celebrated his greatest victory and found his last rest. Visit the Che Guevara Monument and continue along a 37 km long causeway over the sea to the natural island paradise Cayo Las Brujas. (B,D)
Overnight accomodation: Encanto Barcelona 3*, Remedios

DAY 7 - REMEDIOS - VARADERO - HAVANA (200/335 KM)

Around noon, continue to Varadero (for beach extension) or Havana airport. In case of beach extension in Cayo Santa Maria/ Cayo Ensenachos, transfer to the beach hotel. (B)

This holiday can be undertaken as a Self Drive option. Please ask us for details.

PRICES ON REQUEST (EXCL. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS)

There are a number of factors which will influence the price of your travel arrangements, including the type of accommodation selected on your holiday from 4 or 5 star, and the season.

Your holiday includes:

  • Tour in air-conditioned bus or minivan
  • Transfer airport Havana - hotel Havana
  • Transfer from Hotel in Remedios to the beach hotel in Cayo Santa Maria in case of beach stay in Cayo Santa Maria after the round trip
  • All entry fees, taxes and service charges
  • Local English speaking tour guide
  • 6 overnight stays in the mentioned hotels or similar ones
  • 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
  • Travel documentation with detailed information

Cuba Tradicional - 7 Days
A diversified tour to get to know the Traditional Cuba. (SOC)