Cuba Highlights

An amazing trip to get acquainted with the best of Cuba!
Tour Dates: On request
13 Days / 12 Nights
Cuba Highlights
DESTINATIONS
HAVANA – VIÑALES – TRINIDAD – VARADERO
Duration
13 Days / 12 Nights
› 4 days of beach relaxation, 2 days of city tours, 2 days of nature tours
Special Interest
Nature, Relaxation and Real Cuban Life Experience
ACCOMMODATION
Private house accommodation & Beach hotel
Meals included
12 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
Entrance
3 Entrance fees
Tour Staff
Local guides on tours. Private transfers are with driver only
Highlights
Old Havana, Viñales Valley, Trinidad city, Varadero beach
Transport
Private transfers, SIC transfers, boat
Summary
Get acquainted with the island´s highlights from west to center. Walk the streets of Old Havana and be driven along the modern quarters to learn the differences between the two sides of the city. Appreciate Viñales haystack hills and the Prehistoric Mural as well as learn about the process to make a wonderful Cuban cigar. Stroll around the cobblestoned streets of Trinidad to admire its architectural wonders depicting a bygone era. Relax and tan your skin at an all-inclusive beach resort.

PROGRAMME

DAY 1 » LANDING ON HAVANA
You will be welcomed in Havana at the Jose Marti International Airport and privately transferred to a private accommodation in the old part of the city. Accommodation is on a Bed & Breakfast basis.

DAY 2 » EXPLORING THE CAPITAL CITY
Enjoy a nice breakfast and get ready for your first guided tour. Take your camera and your bottle of water (included!) and start exploring the old part of the city through its World Heritage’s colonial architecture, its Plazas and cobblestoned streets. Wander through the small gift shops selling handmade souvenirs and photograph the magnificent buildings. Then, you will ride on a vintage car ride across the modern side of the city. Beautiful 20th century mansions, state buildings, the Revolution square, the University of Havana and the fine coastline populated by amateur anglers will be a magnet for all types of cameras. For lunch, you will try the flavours of Cuban and international cuisine at one of Havana’s restaurants. Meals are served on a set menu with one drink included.

DAY 3 » MAXIMIZING YOUR TIME IN HAVANA
Your third day would be at leisure. After breakfast, you will have a full day to discover all the secrets of this wonderful destination. You could ask your guide on Day 2 for some advice to make the most out of your day.

DAY 4 » MOVING TO THE LAND OF TOBACCO
Early in the morning you will have to catch your coach transfer heading to Viñales area. Accommodation will be at a private place where hosts will prepare a nice dinner for you (included!).

DAY 5 » DISCOVERING THE GREEN LANDS OF TOBACCO
The singing of the birds will announce breakfast time and the beginning of your Pinar del Rio quest. There you’ll have the chance to visit stunning natural and man-made sites such as the Prehistoric Mural (entrance fee included), Palenque de los Cimarrones, Los Jazmines lookout and the Indian cave (boat trip included). You will also taste the local liquor known as “Guayabita del Pinar” and you will learn about the process of making cigars at a local factory. Lunch is at a typical Cuban restaurant.

DAY 6 » IN SEARCH OF MORE ADVENTURES
On your 6th day, you´ll need to wake up very early to take your collective transfer to the central part of the island. Once in Trinidad you will be lodged at a private accommodation with dinner included this first night. You could rest for a while or walk around to familiarize with this wonderful destination before your guided tours.

DAY 7 » A TRUE PIECE OF JEWLERY
On day seven, you will discover the beauties of this boutique town. Once you had your breakfast, you will be guided through the historical centre of Trinidad, a city full of remarkable colonial architecture classified as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour around Plaza Mayor and Museo Romántico. Stop at La Canchánchara bar to taste a Cuban cocktail made with rum, lemon and honey. The afternoon is free for you to do the activities of your choice.

DAY 8 » RELAXING IN TRINIDAD
After a delicious breakfast prepared by your hosts, you will have an entire day to continue to explore the city, or could you venture on a trip to the beach. There will be plenty of options; you just need to pick what you prefer the most.

DAY 9-10-11-12 » FROM A BOUTIQUE TOWN TO A BEACH RESORT
After an early breakfast, you will be privately transferred to the VIAZUL bus station for your coach transfer to your next destination where you will just relax on the beach or the swimming pool and enjoy with all meals included for the rest of your stay.

DAY 13 » DEPARTING FROM CUBA
With breakfast and lunch included in your hotel, you will ready to leave this island full of surprises. A private vehicle will take you from Varadero to the Jose Marti International Airport for your outbound flight. You may use your time in between to start writing your memories or texting your friends about this wonderful trip!