Cuba Libre

Classic, Havana to Havana
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Tour description

Walk through the pincushion hills and wander amongst orchids and lush mountain coffee plantations – see another side of the island on this week-long tour through the "Garden Province" of Cuba. Tour a tobacco plantation, snorkel crystal-clear waters full of colourful coral and search for the pirates of lore along the Guanahacabibes Peninsula. Soak up local culture in a homestay for an immersive experience that travellers rarely get to know. Let our experienced CEO lead you off the beaten path and discover the cultural treasures of Cuba.

What's included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Havana Homestay, Havana
  • Arrival transfer
  • Cigar factory tour (Pinar del Rio)
  • Viñales orientation walk
  • Guanahacabibes Peninsula Biosphere Reserve and Cabo San Antonio excursion including Roncalí Lighthouse
  • Beach time (María La Gorda)
  • Las Terrazas biosphere reserve visit
  • Walk through Old Havana with the CEO
  • Revolution Square visit (Havana)
  • Free time in Viñales
  • Informal Spanish lesson
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Relax on the beautiful caribbean beaches
  • Experience cuban hospitality during a homestay
  • Visit a factory that produces world-famous cuban cigars

Itinerary

Day 1: 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.

Day 2: Havana/Viñales Travel to Viñales. Get familiar with surrounds on an orientation walk, then spend time exploring the beautiful valley.

Day 3: Viñales Enjoy a free day in the area. Opt to go caving, hiking, biking, or just relax and enjoy the beautiful views of the valley.

Day 4: Viñales/María la Gorda Travel to María la Gorda, a UNESCO beach town, visiting a cigar factory en route. Opt to go on a sunset boat ride, go snorkelling, or relax on the beach.

Day 5: María la Gorda Enjoy an excursion to Cabo San Antonio with a stop at the Roncalí lighthouse.

Day 6: María la Gorda/Las Terrazas Travel to Las Terrazas and enjoy the stunning scenery in this UNESCO biosphere reserve known for its flora and fauna.

Day 7: Las Terrazas/Havana Travel back to Havana, and walk through Old Havana wth the CEO. Enjoy a final night in the city with the group.

Day 8: Havana Depart at any time.