Biking Cuba

Active, Havana to Havana

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Leave the resorts of Varadero behind and discover the real Cuba on this eight-day active adventure. Get your blood pumping cycling the hills of the Guaniguanico and El Rosario mountain ranges and marvel at scenic vistas that will take your breath away. Tour a tobacco plantation for a taste of iconic Cuban culture. With its lush scenery, vibrant rhythms, and incredible beaches, this active cycling adventure will have you exploring a side of this island few get to know.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Havana Homestay, Havana
  • Arrival transfer
  • Guided cycling with support vehicle (6 days)
  • Cayo Levisa day trip
  • Traditional cigar factory visit in Pinar del Río
  • Cueva de los Portales visit
  • Las Terrazas visit
  • Havana city tour
  • Fusterlandia visit
  • Informal Spanish lesson
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Cycle through pincushion hills
  • Hear cuban salsa music float through the streets of havana
  • Walk across one of cuba's famed white-sand beaches
  • Gaze out across the crystal-blue caribbean.

Itinerary

Havana Arrive at any time. An arrival transfer is included to the tour's starting point, a "casa particular" (Cuban home used as a bed and breakfast), for an authentic Cuban experience.
Havana/Viñales Depart Havana after breakfast and transfer west to Viñales in Pinar del Río, the “Garden Province” of Cuba. Head out on the first ride – a circular route around Viñales, cycling past the famous mogotes (limestone pincushion hills) of the region.
Viñales Cycle through the hilly terrain of the Pinar del Rio province while heading north. The ride leads to the docks at Palma Rubia to catch a ferry to Cayo Levisa for a day of blissing out on the beach. Enjoy free time to relax before returning to Vinales for the night by ferry and private vehicle.
Viñales Get immersed in Cuba's tobacco growing region while cycling to San Luis, a village famous for producing the world's best tobacco. Enjoy lunch at one of the local vegas (farms), followed by a visit to a tobacco factory in Pinar del Rio, before returning to Viñales.
Viñales/Soroa Cycle to the historic Cueva de los Portales, a cave that was used by Che Guevara as the headquarters of the Cuban Army during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. After, transfer to Soroa in the support vehicle.
Soroa Cycle from Soroa to Las Terrazas, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve known for its lush, green surroundings and thriving art community.
Soroa/Havana Travel back to the capital and enjoy a walking tour of Havana, including a visit to the rum museum and the dreamy Fusterlandia neighbourhood to check out the street art.
Havana Depart at any time.
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