Cuba with Car

A thirteen-day driving experience!
Tour Dates: On request
13 Days / 12 Nights
Cuba with Car
DESTINATIONS
HAVANA – VIÑALES – CIENFUEGOS - TRINIDAD - CAMAGUEY - SANTIAGO DE CUBA – GUARDALAVACA – HOLGUIN
Duration
13 Days / 12 Nights
› 1 day of discovering the capital city, 8 days of driving around Cuba, 2 days of beach relaxation
Special Interest
Real Cuban Life Experience
ACCOMMODATION
City and beach hotels, Private house accommodation
Meals included
12 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinner
Entrance
1 Entrance fee
Tour Staff
Local guide in Havana
Highlights
Old Havana, Viñales Valley, Cienfuegos city, Trinidad, Camaguey city, Santiago de Cuba city, Guardalavaca beach
Transport
Private transfers, Rental car
Summary
A unique opportunity to discover Cuba by yourself. Be your own guide and discover each city while you take the most out of your driving experience! Walk around the four squares in Old Havana and ride along the modern quarters. Visit the Mural de la Prehistoria in Viñales and admire its mogotes. Visit Palacio del Valle in Cienfuegos and take yourself a picture with the statue of Benny More, a famous Cuban musician. Fall in love with the architecture of Trinidad and improve your driving skills at the maze-style streets of Camaguey. End your holidays with a two-day deserved rest at a 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 (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. Get ready to collect your rental car at the car rental office with the assistance of one of our staff members.

DAY 3 » MOVING FROM HAVANA TO WESTERN GREEN LANDS
After an early breakfast, you will be ready to start your trip to Viñales in search of the first adventures by yourself. You may explore the Viñales Valley area with its haystack hills and take a look at some tobacco plantations. Accommodation is at a local hotel.

DAY 4 » MOVING ON TO THE CENTRAL PART
On your fourth day, after breakfast you may depart to continue your trip to Cienfuegos city where French style architecture and eclectic buildings will amaze your eyes. Make sure you have taken your road map provided during the rental process. Accommodation will be at a private house.

DAY 5-6 » CONTINUING YOUR TRIP TO ANOTHER BOUTIQUE CITY
After seeing the wonders of Cienfuegos you will think it will be difficult to surpass the experience. This day your wheels with the assistance of the roads map will take you a small boutique city. Houses with the tall barred windows typical of the 18th- and 19th-century and the cobbled-stoned streets will captivate you. Accommodation will be at a private house with dinner included on your first night.

DAY 7 » VISITING THE LAND OF TINAJONES
On day 7th, continue your adventure to the rich colonial-style UNESCO heritage centre of Camaguey city. Discover its irregular, intricate street network while admiring the architectural beauty of San Juan de Dios Square, Ignacio Agramonte Park and the Worker’s Square among other local attractions. Accommodation will be at a local hotel.

DAY 8-9 » LOOKING FOR MORE FUN AT THE LAND OF FIRE
Wake up as early as possible to travel to the so-called Land of Fire, also known as the Heroic city for its crucial role on Cuba revolutionary process. Drive around the streets of Santiago and discover the warm and hospitable people and how the spirit of history is felt everywhere. You will love places such as La Loma de San Juan, the Revolution Square, the exterior of Santa Ifigenia graveyard and the Moncada Barracks. Accommodation will be at a local hotel on a Bed & Breakfast basis.

DAY 10-11 » RELAXING AT A BEACH RESORT
Once you arrive to Guardalavaca, you will drop-off your rental car as you won´t need it anymore. Now it´s time to relax and enjoy at your hotel with all meals included as well as other services.

DAY 12 » FLYING BACK TO HAVANA
After enjoying another day at the swimming pool or at the beach, you will be privately transferred at 19:00 hrs to the Holguin Airport to take your flight back to Havana.

DAY 13 » SAYING GOODBYE TO CUBA
On your last day in Cuba, a private vehicle will transfer you to the Jose Marti International Airport for your outbound flight. You may use your time in between to buy some nice souvenirs at the craft market or to visit to that restaurant that looked so nice but didn´t have the chance to try before!