Perfect day trip to Vinales aimed for those who are staying in Havana or Varadero and want to see the beauties of this particular region of Cuba. For this Tour, we have prepared a visit to the most important places in the Valley. Find out everything about how to roll a Cuban cigar and how to smoke it meanwhile you enjoy one of the most wonderful landscapes of the entire country.
Vinales Tour Departing
Departing from Varadero: 6:30am (4 hrs drive to Vinales). Departing from Havana: 7:00 am (2 hrs drive to Vinales). Spectacular views and unique landscapes will escort you as you go.
Comfort break along the way.
Visit the Lookout “Los Jazmines”, which has a breathtaking view over the entire Valley and the “Mogotes”.
Have the opportunity of learning the traditions and customs of a traditional tobacco farm (not touristy place), discover everything about the cultivation of tobacco and how to manufacture the leaves in order to make the cigars.
Visit a tobacco sorting place and be a witness of the fermentation and drying process of tobacco leaves, discover also how Cuban women classified the laves depending on the size and quality.
Visit the Indian´s cave, with its ride in a boat inside the cave and around where we can see the geology of this area, the flora, and fauna.
Visit to the Botanical Garden.
Some other activities can be added and suggested by you or your tour guide.
Drive back to your Accommodation
Things to Know
- We recommend to wear Light Clothes
- Bring Water, it could be hot specially in summer
- Don’t forget to come with a Camera!
- Transportation available in Classic or Modern Cars
- Distance from Havana to Vinales: 187km (1hr 47min)
- Distance from Varadero to Vinales: 331km (3hr 23min)
Pricing & Booking
Can I choose between a Vinage or Modern Car?
Yes, you can decide between a Vintage or Modern Car.
If I'm American citizen can I use your services?
Yes, we offer our services to us citizen on a daily basis, all of our tours/transfers fall under the “Support for the Cuban People” Visa Category to meet US regulations, each traveler is engaged in a full schedule of local education and cultural activities.
Does your tour qualify for People-To-People US rules?
Yes, it will fall under the “Support for the Cuban People” Visa Category to meet US regulations, each traveler is engaged in a full schedule of local education and cultural activities.
Can I change the date of my tour/transfer?
You can cancel or change your tour and/or transfer FREE of charge by sending us an email as soon as possible. Less than 48 hrs notice, we will do our best to reschedule your tour and/or transfer, all depending on availability.
How do i recognize my tour guide after I get off the ship?
Your Guide will be waiting for you at the Fountain of St Francisco of Assisi Square, which is located just in front of the Cruise Terminal, he/she will be holding a sign displaying your name.
Are you going to pick me up at the lobby of my hotel?
Yes, all our Classic and Modern Cars are taxis of Cubataxi agency, so we can always pick you up right at the lobby of your accommodation either in Havana, Varadero and any other in all Cuba.
What if disembarking of the ship is taking longer than anticipated?
Worry free! Your tour guide will still wait for you at the meeting point “St Francisco of Assisi Fountain”
Can I pay in any other currency but CUC?
Although we always prefer that you pay to us in CUC, you can also pay the equivalent in USD, EUR or GBP.
How do I exchange currency?
As soon as you arrive to Cuba you will be able to exchange your currency to CUC everywhere, at any bank on the streets, at the airport or even at the hotel’s reception. Anyway if you are in a Tour and you decide to exchange your money, our driver and guide can help you, by bringing you to a bank.
We are more than 4 people, do we need a second car?
Yes, you will need a second car, our Classic Cars hold a maximum of 4 passengers plus your private guide. In case you prefer to travel all together we can arrange a Minivan Modern Car as well.
Do I need to make reservations in advance?
YES, since our tours do sell out, we recommend making reservations in advance so that you will have the greatest selection of tours and times available.
Do I have to pay for booking a Tour/Transfer?
NO, You don’t need to pay nothing in order to book or cancel a Tour/Transfer. Anyway we would like to mention that we trust in the company-customer mutual respect policy and we hope you let us know as soon as possible in case of any cancellation once you have booked.
Are the Tours/Transfers Private?
Yes, all out Tours/Transfers are privates. You will be accompanied just for our driver and one of our tour guides.
Can I cutomize a Tour to fit my needs?
Yes. All our Tours follows a specific program, but is always customizable to what our clients wants to do. Basically you are the owner of the car, driver and tour guide for the period of time that the Tour last, so you can decide where to stop and when to keep moving.
We can I find more information about the Botanical Garden?
You can check what people are saying about it here: Vinales Botanical Garden