Experience Cuba

8 Day Tour

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OVERVIEW

A private tour to the most important "highlights" of Cuba: from nostalgic Havana to the tobacco landscape of Pinar del Rio, the biosphere reserve Las Terrazas and peninsula Zapata with unique flora and fauna to Santa Clara and the colonial Trinidad – UNESCO world heritage.

DAY 1 - ARRIVE HAVANA

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel with your English-speaking guide. Remainder of the day at leisure.
Included meals: none
Overnight accomodation: Telegrafo 4*, Oldtown (Habana Vieja) or similar

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

In the morning, walking tour through colonial Old Havana including the most important sites: Capitolio, Obispo Street, Cathedral Square and Hemingways „Bodeguita. Visit of the Rum Museum "Fundación Habana Club" and panoramic tour through the Havana of the 1950's including Revolution Square, Malecón and the legendary Hotel Nacional.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Overnight accomodation: Telegrafo 4*

DAY 3 - THE HAUNTS OF HEMINGWAY

Drive to Finca Vigia, Hemingway´s former residence and to the fisherman´s village Cojimar, background for Hemingway’s Nobel prize winning novel, The Old Man and the Sea”. On the way back to Old Havana stop at fortress El Morro with panoramic view. After lunch, by Classic car to Hemingway´s Bodeguita.
Included meals: breakfast and lunch
Overnight accomodation: Telegrafo 4*

DAY 4 - HAVANNA TO PINAR DEL RIO & VIÑALES (200 KM)

Drive to Pinar del Rio along the „Tobacco Route“. Visit of a tobacco factory. Continue to Viñales with its famous limestone rocks and visit at the house of a „Veguero“ (tobacco farmer). Visit the “Prehistoric Wall” and discover an Indian cave by boat.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Overnight accomodation: La Ermita 3*, Viñales or similar

DAY 5 - VIÑALES TO LAS TERRAZAS (132 KM)

In the morning, to the gardens of Soroa where you can see more than 350 species of Orchids. Continue to the UNESCO biosphere reserve Las Terrazas with nostalgic French coffee plantation. Visit of the artists´ community and enjoy the beautiful nature and walk to San Juan waterfalls.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Overnight accomodation: La Moka 3.5*, Las Terrazas or similar

DAY 6 - LAS TERRAZAS TO GUAMA & CIENFUEGOS (290 KM)

A morning drive through a plain landscape leads to Central Cuba and the Peninsula Zapata. Visit of the crocodile farm and reach the Taino-Village on the Laguna del Tesoro by boat. Continue to Cienfuegos, a city inspired by French architecture. City tour including Teatro Terry, which attracted famous artists and singers like Caruso, Sara Bernhardt and Ana Pavlova in the 19th century
Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Overnight accomodation: La Union 4*, Cienfuegos or similar

DAY 7 - CIENFUEGOS TO SANTA CLARA & TRINIDAD (255 KM)

Drive to the historic Santa Clara and visit the Che-Guevara-Monument and the „Tren Blindado“ from the revolutionary war. Further on to the colonial town of Sancti Spiritus with the picturesque Yayabo bridge. Continue through the Sugarmill Valley to Trinidad – UNESCO World Heritage with unique colonial architecture.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Overnight accomodation: Las Cuevas 3*, Trinidad or similar

DAY 8 - TRINIDAD TO HAVANA OR VARADERO (335 OR 265 KM)

In the morning, walk over the Plaza Mayor surrounded by splendid manors. Visit the ethnic Canchancharra bar and the Romantic Museum. Afterwards drive along the panoramic coast road to Havana or Varadero. Arrival in Havana or Varadero in the late afternoon.
Included meals: breakfast and lunch

Remarks
This tour can also be booked as selfdrive tour please ask us for details and costing.

PRICES ON REQUEST (EXC. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS)

There are a number of factors which will influence the price of your travel arrangements, including the standard of hotel (we offer a variety of standards from three-star (medium) to First Class), the season, the duration of your trip, the level of private guiding and the complexity of the itinerary.

Prices are for private arrangements and are per person based on two people travelling together and sharing a room.

Experience Cuba - 8 Days
Enjoy the fascinating highlights of Havana on this excellent week long break in Cuba,