7 days Round Trip

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7 days Round Trip

Departure Date

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Duration

7 days

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Tour Overview

Havana 60’s 7 days ROUND TRIP journeys through the most authentic colonial, historical & natural sites of Western and Central Cuba. We aim to give you an approach to the heart of our culture, our roots and ordinary life, a unique perspective and understanding of this intriguing island and its people. Be a local for a week; experience the diversity of Cuba through food and drinks and learn about locals’ ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit. Enjoy this adventurous week-long trip while a local private tour guide helps you navigate along vibrant cities, rural sites and charming villages’ atmosphere.

All prices are expressed in Cuban Convertible Pesos (CUC). They are subject to changes and can fluctuate in relation to number of guests, and high or low season.

Fifty percent of the round trip payment is required on day 1 (cash only) upon arrival, and the rest will be collected at the end of the tour.

All accommodations we arrange are in privately owned Bed & Breakfast (homestays or Casas Particulares) but not in Hotels. Otherwise, we will appreciate you book your own. All B&B meet the required amenities for your stay such as comfort, safety, location, and owner’s reliability.

All optional activities mentioned in our program such as museums, shows, clubbing, and factory tours, etc. which are subject to admission fees are not included in our base price. Booking any of them is not required in advance and prices are listed below the Itinerary.

Please note that we have built a custom-made program embracing the most Authentic Western & Central Cuba, but our flexibility allows you to change in our sample itinerary the number of days for your stay and add, remove or stay longer at any city.

Gratuities at the end of the Round Trip for the tour guide/driver are left to the guest’s discretion.

Itineraries can and do change during the course of the year due to unforeseen circumstances. We are not always able to advise you in advance of these changes. We ask for your understanding and flexibility in these cases.

Welcome pre Round Trip briefing upon arrival. However, every morning you will debrief with your tour guide about everyday program.

Transfer in.  Arrival at the airport. You will be welcomed by your driver/tour guide at the airport with a Havana 60’s sign and will be transferred to your accommodation. As a courtesy, we will present you with a bottle of Aged Cuban Rum and a personalized postcard.

Six nights of accommodations in B&B Homestays. Six breakfasts included. Four nights in Havana (day 1, 2, 3, 6), two nights in Trinidad (day 4, 5).

Seven days of transport in a modern or classic, comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and local tour guide service by a professional member of our staff.

Visit to breathtaking natural, historical and colonial sites (Havana, Viñales, Zapata Swamp, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Santa Clara, Varadero and Matanzas) covering 1650 km.

A memorable ride in a vintage convertible car for 1 hour in Havana. You will enjoy a breathtaking ride in a vintage convertible car for 1 hour and be able to travel back in time to the 50’s. Live it up and do it your way like Frankie!!!!

HAVANA

Havana Club Rum Musseum: 7CUC per person

Cigar Factory: 10CUC per person

Christopher Colombus Cementery: 5CUC per person

Hotel Ambos Mundos: Hemingway’s romm 511: 2CUC per person

Hemingway’s farm La Vigia: 5CUC per person

Museum of the Revolution: 6CUC per person

9 O’Clock Cannon Shot Ceremony: 8CUC per person

Buena Vista Social Club: 30CUC per person

Tropicana Show (depending on Location): 75UC – 85CUC – 95CUC per person

 

VIÑALES

Indian Cave: 5CUC per person

Pre-history Mural: 3CUC per person

Horse ride (3 hrs): 20CUC per person

Walking tour through the Valley (3 hrs): 10CUC per person

 

ZAPATA SWAMP

Speedboat (visit replica of a pre Colombian aboriginal village): 12CUC per person

Crocodile Farm: 5CUC per person

Fish Cave Snorkeling: 5CUC per person

Diving at Punta Perdiz (1 tank): 25CUC per person

 

TRINIDAD

Romantic Museum: 2CUC per person

Municipal Museum: 2CUC per person

Museum of Battle against Bandits (former Saint Francis of Assisi’s Basilica): 1CUC per person

Excursion to a natural park by horse ride: 25CUC per person

Excursion to a natural park by jeep (lunch and admission included): 50CUC per person

 

SANTA CLARA

Armored Train Monument: 5CUC per person

Che Guevara’s Mausoleum & Museum: Free

Itinerary

Day 1

Transfer in from the airport

Pick up at the airport (Havana or Varadero).
Accommodation in a (B&B). Free time upon arrival.
Day 2

Havana Colonial Tour

Founded on 1519 as San Cristobal of Havana, it is simply a lively and colorful city plenty of bustle and entertainment, with some splendid architectural gems from the Colonial period and beyond, and several other sights. Everything, from the beauty of buildings architecture to the treasure of museums, invites you to get deeper within the street maze. UNESCO declared its old section along with the defensive system a World Heritage Site in 1982. Time seems to stand still there!

  • 10:00 am - Panoramic tour along "Malecón" Seawall, the Revolution Square, Central Park, Opera House, Capitol building, former Bacardi Building, Museum of the Revolution-former Presidential Palace and the surroundings of the Morro-Cabaña fortresses complex. Stop at sites for pictures.

  • Lunch at a local restaurant.

  • Walking tour in Old Havana. Visit to Saint Francis of Assisi Square, Arms Square, the Old Square and Cathedral Square, El Floridita bar, La Bodeguita del Medio bar, Hotel Ambos Mundos (Ernest Hemingway's regular bars and hotel in Old Havana).

  • Optional visit to Havana Club Rum Museum (price: 7 CUC/per person), a cigar factory (price: 10 CUC/per person) or Columbus Cemetery (price: 5 CUC/per person).

  • Free time at a flea market is optional.

  • Drive back to your accommodation around 5:30 pm.

  • Free time for nightlife:

Take the pulse of Havana's nights by attending a great concert where legends perform. The "Buena Vista Social Club" groups 90 percent of musicians who have been Grammy awarded or nominees. It is a two hour show (9:00pm to 11:00pm) where you watch stars shine on stage. Fees are 30.00 CUC/person including the show and 3 drinks or 50.00 CUC/person including show + three drinks + supper. Jazz Clubs (La Zorra y el Cuervo or the Jazz Café) are also recommended to taste Havana's nightlife.

Day 3

Viñales Tour

The Western region of Cuba is known for very high quality tobacco fields and breathtaking landscapes. Viñales valley with its gigantic "mogotes", unusual limestone formations, which resemble a huge church organ, therefore the name Sierra de los Organos, invites visitors to explore the most scenic natural parks of Cuba. It was declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site in the category of Cultural landscape and houses 17 botanical species and 47 archeological sites, most of them related to aboriginal communities and runaway African slaves. 8:00 am - Drive to Viñales Town (the most overwhelming and scenic valley in Cuba).

  • Tour across Viñales Town and valley, visiting the Indian Cave, Pre-history Mural, Hotel Los Jazmines' lookout. Stop at sites for pictures.

  • Lunch at a local restaurant.

  • Visit to an authentic veguero (tobacco grower) 's farm, his house, plantations and Tobacco shed.

  • Drive back to accommodation in Havana.

  • Dinner.

  • Free time for nightlife. Tour guide will take the night off, as next day will be a long drive. We can help you arrange a local taxi.
Day 4

Zapata Swamp – Cienfuegos – Trinidad

Zapata swamp, the biggest swamp of the Caribbean. Zapata is one of the most complete wildlife reserves in the Caribbean, rich in birds and animals and it was declared a Biosphere Reserve. The area around the Treasure Lagoon has been designated a national park, the Gran Parque Natural de Montemar.

  • 8:00 am Drive to Zapata Swamp.

  • Optional visit on a speed boat to Guamá (a replica of a typical pre-Columbian Indian village. (admission fee:12 CUC/per person) and to a Crocodile breeding (admission fee: 5 CUC/per person).

  • Lunch at a local restaurant.

  • Visit to Playa Larga (a beach at the Bay of Pigs), to the fascinating Cave of Fish (a 70 m deep and crystalline water pool, ideal for scuba diving and snorkeling. Snorkeling gears: 5CUC/per person).

  • Drive to Cienfuegos city. Founded by French in 1819, is a maritime town with well-preserved historic buildings and one of the most captivating bays in the Caribbean Sea. UNESCO declared its historic center World's Heritage Site in 2005. It's known as The Pearl of the South.

  • Visit to the Heart of Cienfuegos (Tomas Terry Theater, Purísima Concepcion Cathedral, Ferrer's Palace, former City Hall, Marti Park, the triumphal arch, the Prado Promenade). Free time to walk along the Boulevard.

  • Visit to Punta Gorda (the aristocratic quarter of the city in the early 1900s), Valle's Palace and Hotel Jagua).

  • Drive to Trinidad along a lovely panoramic view of the Guamuaya Mountain Range and bordering the Caribbean Sea.

  • Dinner.

  • Free time to feel the city's rhythm. Casa de la Trova, Casa de la Cultura are some of the choices for refreshing mojitos and live traditional music.
Day 5

Trinidad

Trinidad (1514), one of the first seven villages founded in Cuba which still seems slept in time, was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988. Its architectural wealth makes you travel back in time thanks to conservation and restoration of buildings.

  • 9:00 am Walking tour of the Central Square or Plaza Mayor of Trinidad.

  • Visit to The Cathedral Santísima Trinidad, the former Basilica Saint Francis of Assisi, Cantero's, Brunet's and Iznaga's Palaces, visit to a local family's house and try a local drink at la Canchánchara Tavern.

  • Optional visit to the Romantic Museum (price: 1 CUC/per person) or the Municipal Museum (price: 1 CUC/per person).

  • Free time at a local flea market.

  • Lunch at a local restaurant.

  • Dinner.

  • Free time to feel the city's rhythm at night. Casa de la Trova, Casa de la Cultura are some of the choices for refreshing mojitos and live traditional music.
Day 6

Santa Clara – Varadero or Havana

Drive to Santa Clara city, which was founded in the 17th century and was of great significance witnessing some of the most decisive episodes of the final stage in 1958 for the final triumph of the Revolution.

  • Visit to the Armored Train Monument. Admission fee ranges from 2 to 5 cuc.

  • Visit to Leoncio Vidal's Park. Teatro de la Caridad, Santa Clara Libre Hotel, etc.

  • Visit to Che's Mausoleum and Museum. Free admission.

  • Lunch at a local restaurant.

  • Drive to (Varadero or Havana).

  • Free time.
Day 7

Good Bye, Cuba!

Transfer out to the airport.

Pricing

PaxPrice
2 passangers$160 per day
3 passangers$160 per day
4 passangers$160 per day
5 passangers or moreContact-Us
PaxPrice
2 passangers$160 per day
3 passangers$160 per day
4 passangers$160 per day
5 passangers or moreContact-Us

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