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Small groups Viva Cuba encounters

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Day 1: Arrival

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Havana

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Transfer to hotel

Day 2: Havana

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Havana

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City Tour, neighborhood projects "Solar de California" and "Fusterlandia"

Day 3: Viñales

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Viñales , Havana

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"Casa del Veguero", Eco-Finca Paraiso

Day 4: Santa Clara

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Santa Clara

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Tobacco factory, Che Guevara museum, Casa de la Ciudad

Day 6: Topes Collantes

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Hike in the National Park Topes de Collantes, visit of the "Casa del Cafe"

Day 7: Sancti Spiritus - Ca...

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City tour Sancti Spiritus and Camagüey, birthplace of Cuba's national poet

Day 8: Bayamo - Santiago

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Bayamo , Santiago de Cuba

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City tour of Bayamo, sanctuary of El Cobre

Day 9: Santiago

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Santiago de Cuba

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City tour Santiago de Cuba

Day 10: Guantánamo - Baracoa

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Baracoa , Guantánamo

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La Tumba Francesa, Casa del Changüi, city tour Baracoa

Day 11: Humboldt National Park

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Humboldt National Park Excursion with boat tour and visit to the beach

Day 12: Holguín

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Holguín

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city tour Holguín, transfer to Guardalavaca for a beach extension or to the airport Holguin
The classic journey. Experience authentic Cuba during a group tour through Havana and to Cuba's highlights. Later relax at the beach. Duration 12 days.
from $ 1590.00
per person/DBL

Included Services

 

  • 11 x bed & breakfast in middle class hotels (in Trinidad Casas Particulares)
  • Lunch in Paladares (in Viñales on the Eco-Finca)
  • English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Comfortable, air-conditioned minibus

 

Not included services

 

  • Transfer from airport to hotel
  • Visa

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Travel tip & Info

 

 After the round trip you can relax at a beach extension. Find out more at our trip configurator.

Price per Person

1600.00 USD

Total price for ALL Travellers:

3200.00 USD
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Detailed itinerary

 

Day 1: Havana
Upon arrival at Havana International Airport, you will be transferred to the hotel (optional). Depending on the occupancy, the accommodation will be in mid-range hotels of the 3* or 4* category.

 

Accommodation: Hostal Valencia (or similar)

 

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner

 

Day 2: Havana (B, L)
Your guide will take you on your group tour through the colonial Old Havana with the main attractions such as the Plaza de la Catedral, the Plaza de Armas, the Palace of the General Captains and the Castillo de la Real Fuerza. In Hemingway's "Bodeguita del Medio" you will be served with a delicious cocktail. You will have lunch at the Paladar "Solar de California" and then visit the project of the same name. Later in the afternoon, you will stroll through the modern Havana, where you will visit the Capitolio (from the outside), the Plaza de la Revolución and the Malecón. Another highlight of this day is the visit of Fusterlandia, an art project in Jaimanitas. The artist José Fuster was inspired mainly by Gaudí and Picasso and designed his neighborhood with colorful walls, roofs, home decor, sculptures and mosaics. An entire district was included. He financed the project through his own art exhibitions.
In the evening, return to your hotel.

 

Accommodation: Hostal Valencia (Or similar)

 

Day 3: Havana - Viñales - Havana 370 km (B, L)
Today we will travel to the province of Pinar del Río. You will visit the "Casa del Veguero", where you will learn about the different qualities and dryness of the tobacco leaves, and visit the eco-finca "Paraiso" in Viñales You will visit the prehistoric wall painting of Leovigildo González Morillo, a student of Diego Rivera, as well as the Cueva del Indio, then return to the capital on your havana group trip.

 

Accommodation: Hostal Valencia (or similar)

 

Day 4: Havana - Santa Clara 285 km (B, L, D)
You drive to Santa Clara. The region around the city has the best tobaccos of Cuba. The visit of a tobacco factory can not be missed! They eat lunch in a paladar. In the afternoon, visit the cultural center "Casa de la Ciudad", where you can meet the local art scene, which is very active in Santa Clara. Santa Clara is also the main attraction of many of the followers of Che Guevara, whose mortal remains were brought to the "Ernesto Guevara Museum Memorial." You can also visit the museum. In today's industrial and university town, the last battle of the guerrilla warfare under Che Guevara took place in 1958. Your Havana trip will bring you to the place where the end of the Batista dictatorship was ushered. Later you will be taken to your hotel.

 

 

Accommodation: Hotel La Granjita (or similar)

 

 

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Day 5: Santa Clara - Cienfuegos - Trinidad 160 km (B, L)
Your group trip will take you to Cienfuegos, where you will be guided by a guide. The "Palacio del Valle" and the "Teatro Tomas Terry". Notice the French influence in architecture when you look at the playful but also clear buildings. The heart of the old town is the pedestrian zone. In the last 50 years, hardly anything has changed, so you can feel the atmosphere of the 1950s during a walk through the streets. After lunch in a Paladar you drive to Trinidad. The former colonial jewel of the Spaniards emanates from every history of the history of the history of the plague and conveys the feeling that time has stood still. There you will visit the "Palacio Cantero", the "Plaza Mayor" and the "Casa Ortiz".

 

Accommodation: Hotel Costasur or Casa Particular

 

Day 6: Trinidad 30 km (B, L)
Today, a trip to the National Park of Topes de Collantes awaits you. The area is part of the second largest mountain in Cuba, the Sierra del Escambray. The ecosystem includes pine, foliage, and eucalyptus forests. You visit the "Casa del Cafe" and make a hike through the jungle to a waterfall. There, you have the opportunity to jump into the cool water. Today's lunch is held in the National Park. Later in the afternoon, return to your accommodation.

 

Accommodation: Casa Particular Trinidad or Costasur

 

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Day 7: Trinidad - Sancti Spiritus - Camagüey 280 km (B, L)
We continue to Sancti Spiritus. There you will get a guided tour of the city, which radiates a special flair. You will visit the "Parque Serafín Sánchez" and the "Plaza Honorato". Afterwards drive to Camagüey and have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch, you will meet Camagüey at a guided tour. They see, inter alia, The "Parque Ignacio Agramonte", the cemetery "Cementerio Raul Lamar" and the "Plaza del Carmen".

 

Accommodation: Gran Hotel Camagüey (or similar)

 

Day 8. Camagüey - Bayamo - Santiago 340 km (B, L, D)
Your journey continues to Santiago de Cuba. On the way you will stop and visit the city of Bayamo, a provincial capital on the east bank of the river Idyl. You will eat in a local restaurant and then continue to the pilgrimage church of El Cobre, which is located in the foothills of the Sierra Maestra. The Basilica was built in honor of the "Virgin of Copper". Overnight in Santiago de Cuba.

 

Accommodation: Casagranda Santiago (or similar)

 

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Day 9: Santiago de Cuba (B, L)
Today, a discovery tour through Santiago de Cuba awaits you. You visit the cemetery of Santa Efigenia, founded in 1868, and one of the most important monuments of Latin America and the Caribbean. Numerous national heroes have found their last rest here. Among the most important are José Martí (with his own circular mausoleum), Carlos M. Céspedes and Antonio Maceo. The "Plaza Antonio Maceo" and the "26 de Julio" museum are located in the historical Moncada barracks (or other, currently under renovation). From the "Parque Céspedes" you will see the Cathedral "Santa Iglesia Basilica", built in 1524, consecrated in 1528 and rebuilt for the 4th time after several severe earthquakes. Other places of interest on your tour of Santiago de Cuba are the "Calle Heredia" (named after the famous Cuban lyricist of the 19th century), the Calle Padre Pico (from where you have a wonderful view of the harbor) and the " Plaza Dolores ". Afterwards, go to the "Castillo de Morro" fortress and have lunch. Enjoy the magnificent view over the Bay of Santiago. The evening is at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

 

Accommodation: Casagranda Santiago (or similar)

 

Day 10: Santiago de Cuba - Guantánamo - Baracoa 245 km (B, L, D)
The aim of today  is  to get to know Baracoa. You drive a longer distance, today you need a bit more patience. You will experience one of the most beautiful parts of Cuba. You drive through fantastic, hilly landscapes over the famous Panorama road along the wild romantic coast up to Baracoa. On the way you will be guided by the so-called "Farola" mountain range. It is so called because of the different climatic zones and altitude with constantly changing flora. They also drive through several villages in which small farmers sell their tropical fruits and their cocoa products right on the street. On the way, stop in Guantánamo and visit "La Tumba Francesa" and "Casa del Changüi". You will have lunch at a local restaurant and continue to Baracoa. The city is surrounded by the mountain range "Sierra del Purial", which isolates the small Caribbean town largely through the breathtaking rainforest. There you will take a small sightseeing tour on foot and will then take you to your hotel.

 

Accommodation: Castillo Gaviota Baracoa (or similar)

 

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Day 11: Humboldt National Park (B, L)
Today you can visit the National Park "Alejandro de Humboldt". The National Park is a nature reserve in eastern Cuba. He was named after the German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, who visited the island in 1800 and 1801. In 2001, the biologically unique area was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site by the World Heritage Committee. The aim of the park is to preserve the flora and fauna of eastern Cuba. Afterwards we continue on a boat trip through the "Bahia de Taco" surrounded by mangroves. You will have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon we continue to Playa Maguana beach. The next day is at leisure. Enjoy the blue wet and the white beach. Later in the evening, return to Baracoa.

 

Accommodation: Castillo Gaviota Baracoa (or similar)

 

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Day 12: Baracoa - (Santiago de Cuba) - Holguín 345 km (B, L, D)
Today is the last day of the Havana group tour. She is expecting a long drive over Santiago de Cuba to Holguín. The province of Holguín is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country because of the breathtaking beaches along the north coast of Cuba. In Holguin you will have lunch in a local restaurant and take a short tour of the charming city. Afterwards you will be transferred to Guardalavaca for an optional beach holiday.

 

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Options for beach extension for your cuba travel

 

 You should definately combine your Cuba travel with a beach extension in the caribbean in Cuba It´s self , you will find the most beautiful beaches in Varadero and Holguin. See our options for Beachhotels in Cuba

 

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However, Cubatrotter also offers you alternative extensions and combinations: in Mexico (Yucatan). In terms of flight technology, Cuba can be combined with Yucatan very simply and, above all, cost-effectively. Why not get to know two countries when you've been flying so long? See our options for Beachhotels in Yucatan (Riviera Maya).

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21.10.2017 (Sat.) 01.11.2017 (Wed.) - tour-guide 6 3200.00 USD
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Alternative beach extension in Yucatan
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Flight Havanna - Cancun for 150 EUR per person. Fly back home directly from Cancun (if possible). This makes the Mexican Caribbean an interesting option for stays longer than 5 nights. Here our beach hotels on Yucatan.

 

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