West by Cuba Tour (7 nights/ 8 days)

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Day 1: Havana

Upon arrival in Havana, your Cuban vacation and experience will kickoff with pick up at the airport and an optional lunch. You will be able to soak in some of the best views of the city before checking-in to your hotel.

Pick up at the airport

Lunch (optional)

Panoramic tour (Includes Plaza de la Revolución)

Check-in Hotel

Panoramic Tour on the Malecon in Old Cars

Welcome dinner in local Restaurant

Tropicana Show, Parisien, Havana Coffee or Jazz Club // Cañonazo Ceremony

Day 2: Hemingway Day

Start your day walking through one of the most important and historic cemeteries in Latin America only to make your way that afternoon to arguably the most notable restaurant on the island: La Bodeguita del Medio. Then a visit to Hemingway’s room at Ambos Mundos before a dinner in a local restaurant.

Breakfast at the Hotel

Visit to the Colón Cemetery

Visit to Finca Vigía

Visit to the community of Cojímar

Cocktail at the Bar Las Terrazas

Lunch at Bodega Las Brisas or El Ajiaco.

Tour of Old Havana (Cathedral Square, Plaza de Armas, Old Square, Plaza de San Francisco de Asís)

Visit to the Bar - Restaurant El Floridita

Visit to the Bodeguita del Medio

Visit Hemingway's Room at Ambos Mundos.

Back to the hotel

Dinner at local restaurant

Day 3: Viñales

An early departure from Havana will end you up in the city of Viñales. In 1999, the Viñales Valley was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site and is home to some very interesting sites in Cuba. Your tour today will consist of all things Viñales has to offer. Most notably: The Cave of the Indian, tobacco factories and a dispalillo, and even the Mural of Prehistory. A visit to Viñales wouldn’t be complete without ending the trip on a horseback ride!

Breakfast at the Hotel

Departure to Viñales.

Visit to the Francisco Donatien Tobacco Factory

Visit to the tobacco plantation

Visit to Despalillo

Lunch (Agroecological Farm El Paraíso, Mural of the Prehistory or Cave of the Indio)

Boat trip in the Cave of the Indio

Visit to the Mural of Prehistory. Optional Activities:

  • Horseback riding
  • Horseback riding with / without picnic
  • Canopy

Return to Havana. Stop in the Mirador of Hotel Los Jazmines + cocktail.

Visit to the San José Warehouses (optional)

Dinner at local restaurant

Day 4: Matanzas

Every day begins with a rich breakfast at the hotel and then today you will depart to Matanzas and later to Varadero. Matanzas is known for its culture and Afro-Cuban history. You will be able to see that history through the elegant architecture as you explore the city. You’ll even see a castle from 1734!

Breakfast at the Hotel

Departure to Matanzas.

Stop at the Bacunayagua Bridge.

Enjoy a cocktail.

In Matanzas by choice:
Visit to San Severino Castle: First and most important building of the city of Matanzas since its foundation. (1734). One of the Marvels of Matanzas Architecture. Typical Renaissance military construction.

Day 5: Varadero

You journey in Varadero will be stunning from beginning to end. After your breakfast, you will visit the Caves of Saturn where you can get up close and personal with nature. You’ll be able to swim and snorkel and really experience all parts of life in Cuba. Your cave adventure will continue all day, so get ready to go even deeper into Cuba.

Breakfast at the Hotel

Visit to the Caves of Saturn.

Activities:
Swimming with snorkeling
Swimming in the natural pool

Visit to the park of the Caves

Visit to the caves of Bellamar. Down to the cave with 3D projection

Lunch (optional)

Return to the Hotel in Varadero

Day 6: Cienfuego

On your way to Cienfuego you will be able to visit the site of an important piece of the Cuba-USA relationship: the Bay of Pigs, as well as visit the museum in Playa Girón. After a beautiful panoramic tour and checking into your hotel, you’ll get to enjoy an unforgettable dinner at the Palacio de Valle restaurant.

Breakfast at the Hotel

Departure to Cienfuegos

Visit to Bay of Pigs, Guamá, Cave of the Fishes, Museum of the Battle of Playa Girón

Lunch at Enrique's House

Continuation of the trip to Cienfuegos.

Panoramic Tour

Check in at Hotel or Casa Particular

Dinner at "Palacio de Valle" Restaurant.

Free night

Day 7: Trinidad

Trinidad is a beautiful city. You’re time here will leave your camera’s memory full and your eyes bright with all of the beauty. Another UNESCO cultural site, you will visit an important part of Cuban history: the Manaca-Iznaga Tower and museum. It is the Valley of the Sugar Mills and the Manaca-Iznaga tower that still stands, once played a part in directing slave workers.

Breakfast at the Hotel

Departure to Trinidad

City tour

Visit to Museums (Palacio Cantero, Romantic, Architecture)

Visit to the Valley of the Wits

Lunch

Visit to the Torre Manaca-Iznaga Museum

Return to Cienfuegos

Dinner at the Lizard

Day 8: Cienfuegos

It’s your final day in Cuba, but there’s still time to catch a little more history. The Parque Martí is home to many historic buildings and bears the name of an important Cuban: Jose Martí. Then, the Catedral de la Purísima Concepción which was completed in the year 1869! Keep your mind and eyes open to squeeze in as much as you can before you depart from the beautiful island of Cuba.

Breakfast at the Hotel

Visit to the Tomas Terry Theater

Tour of Parque Marti, House of the Fondo de Bienes Culturales, Cathedral of La Purísima Concepción.

Check out of hotel

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