Amazing Cuba Tour

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This 11 day / 9 night group tour is the perfect way to experience Cuba. Cuba is changing fast, so this is a great time to visit while its exotic and distinctive style remains. Discover faded colonial grandeur in Havana and Trinidad, delightful rolling countryside, tobacco and coffee plantations, the historical sites of the revolution and the ever-present rhythms of the son and mambo styles of music.

Itinerary 

Day 1: Fly to Havana

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Havana with Virgin Atlantic. Transfer to the Iberostar Parque Central (or similar) for 2 nights. (N

Day 2: Havana

Morning walking tour of Old Havana with a stop at El Floridita, home of the daiquiri cocktail. Afternoon panoramic tour in a classic American car, visiting Revolution Square and a rum museum. (B, L)

Day 3: Las Terrazas

In the morning, drive to Las Terrazas in the western province of Pinar del Rio for a stay of 2 nights. Established as a sustainable environmental and development project, Las Terrazas provides an ideal introduction to Cuba’s countryside life and landscapes. Visit the local community and the partially restored 19th-century coffee estate. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Viñales

Full-day tour of the beautiful Viñales valley, its tobacco plantations and rounded limestone hills. Visit a cigar factory and take a boat ride through the Indian Cave. (B, L)

Day 5: Peninsula de Zapata • Cienfuegos

Travel to Cienfuegos via the Peninsula de Zapata. Take a boat trip through the mangroves and drive past Playa Girón, site of the 1961 invasion. Continue to the small city of Cienfuegos, with its distinct French influence, for 1 night. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Cienfuegos • Trinidad

Morning tour of Cienfuegos, known as the ‘Pearl of the South’, and visit the Cienfuegos botanical gardens. Afternoon transfer to Trinidad for a 2-night stay in a casa particular in the heart of the old town. Dine this evening at a privately run paladar. (B, D)

Day 7: Trinidad

Morning walking tour of the town, including the Romantic Museum or Cantero Museum and a visit to Casa de la Musica. Founded in 1514, Trinidad contains well-preserved colonial buildings with hardly a trace of 20th-century architecture. In the afternoon, drive to the Valley of the Sugar Mills, dotted with ruins of large former sugar plantations and visit the Manaca Iznaga watchtower, a reminder of Cuba’s slave trade and colonisation. (B, L)

Day 8: Santa Clara • Havana

Morning drive to Santa Clara, the site of the turning point in the Cuban revolution, and see Che Guevara’s museum and mausoleum. After lunch, continue to Havana for 2 nights at the Iberostar Parque Central (or similar). Optional evening music performance. (B, L)

Day 9: Havana

Day at leisure to stroll along Old Havana’s cobbled streets or take optional visits to the Bellas Artes Museum, Hemingway’s Museum or the Revolution Museum. (B)

Days 10-11: Fly to London

Transfer to the airport. Fly to London with Virgin Atlantic and arrive the following day. (B)

Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information

Single supplement
From £295pp.

Travel in Cuba
We recommend an extremely flexible approach to booking a holiday and travel in Cuba.

Tour Information
This tour features a combination of simple and good standard hotels and casas particulares, which are simple private bed and breakfast-style accommodations that allow for an authentic insight into the Cuban way of life. Cuba combines increasing popularity with very limited good quality hotel options and the properties we use may vary from departure to departure. The specific accommodation for each departure as well as the exact order of your itinerary will be confirmed in the final travel documents.

*** Special Offer*** Save up to £100 per person on specific dates

Departure dates & costs per person

31 Oct 2021: £2,195  £2,095
23 Jan 2022: £2,195  £2,095
13 Feb 2022: £2,295
27 Feb 2022: £2,245
13 Mar 2022: £2,195
27 Mar 2022: £2,145

If the date you can travel is not listed please contact us to discuss other options.

Private Tour option: from £2,595 per person