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  • Learn about Cuban culture and history Explore key sights of the revolution, including Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Camagüey, Bayamo, Santiago De Cuba, Holguín.
  • Take time out to simply unwind upon Caribbean beaches Soak up the sun upon Cayo Jutías and Cayo Granma.
  • Be at one with nature Marvel at the stunning landscapes of Viñales valley and tobacco fields, as well as the elevated views from Sierra Maestra Mountains.

Embark on an 18 day coach tour through Cuba and discover the stunning nature, colonial architecture and charming culture for which Cuba is so famous for. You will relish mountain-top views, tobacco fields, beaches and charming urban areas along the way.

Please note that this tour is not suitable for those with walking difficulties.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
 
• Havana city tour
• Viñales valley and tobacco fields
• Cayo Jutías 
• Cienfuegos
• Trinidad
• Camagüey
• Bayamo
• Sierra Maestra
• Santiago De Cuba
• Cayo Granma
• Holguín

 

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Havana 
Welcome to lively Havana! We can transfer you to your accommodation or you can arrange your own transportation. You will stay at a Hotel in Havana, 4* Standard
  
    
Day 2 - Havana 
Meet your guide at 8:30 am in the hotel lobby. A guided walking tour will bring you through the historical part of Havana, La Habana Vieja. The Old Town was declared a UNESCO world Heritage in 1982. The atmosphere of bygone days is still present in Havana's streets. Later on you will visit the Havana Club Rum Museum for a cocktail before exploring Havana’s Old Town on your own! After lunch (not included) explore "modern" Havana before enjoying dinner at a typical, local restaurant. You will stay at a Hotel in Havana, 4* Standard. Breakfast and dinner are included.
 
     
Day 3 Havana - Viñales 
After breakfast you will head to Viñales. This region in Western Cuba is world famous for its tobacco amd you will drive by rolling tobacco plantations and curious Mogote rock formations. You will visit the "Casa del Veguero" (tobacco farm) and see how the famous Cuban cigars, called puros, are made. Afterwards visit the stunning natural cave of Cueva del Indio and have lunch at the Restaurant Palenque de los Cimarrones. You will stay at a Casa Particular in Viñales. Breakfast and lunch are included.
      

Day 4 - Cayo Jutías 
Today you will go on a day excursion to the tranquil, Cayo Jutías beach, located nearby. Lay on the ivory white sand and spend the day relaxing and swimming. If you’re in the explorative mood, you can choose to take a boat tour of the area. You will have lunch right at the beach. You will stay at a Casa Particular in Viñales. Lunch is included.
      

Day 5 - Viñales - Cienfuegos 
One of the most beautiful and lively cities in Cuba awaits you – vibrant Cienfuegos! The Palacio de Valle, with its gothic, venetian and neoclassical architecture, is one of Cienfuegos most beautiful places. After your guided walking tour you will get to enjoy your dinner at the Palacio de Valle. You will stay at a Casa Particular in Cienfuegos. Dinner is included.
      

Day 6 - Cienfuegos - Trinidad 
In the morning you will visit the famous botanical garden of Cienfuegos before heading to the fascinating city of Trinidad, a UNESCO world heritage site! In colonial times many of Cuba’s wealthy sugar-barons called this city home so it’s one of the best places in the Caribbean to see some very ostentatious palaces! Spend the afternoon on an informative city tour of colonial Trinidad. The city has some remarkable architecture and offers scenic views of the sea and mountains. The Palacio Brunet is one of the most beautiful palaces in the city and is now home to the Museo Mántico. You will stay at a Casa Particular in Trinidad
 
     
Day 7 - Trinidad 
Today will start with an excursion to the nature park El Cubano. Enjoy the beautiful nature during a short hike and take a refreshing bath in the waterfall that awaits you at the end of the track. Spend the afternoon as you wish, stroll through Trinidad again or relax at the beach Playa Ancon, about 12 km away from Trinidad. In the evening you will get to listen to some live Cuban music at the Casa de la Trova! You will stay at a Casa Particular in Trinidad 

Day 8 - Trinidad - Camagüey 
Today you journey to the colonial city of Camagüey. You will be taken on a tour of the city in a bike taxi! This is a great way to see this labyrinthine city, designed to confuse invading pirates in centuries past! There are no activities planned for the evening so you can keep exploring or just relax in your accommodation. You will stay at a Hotel in Camagüey, 2* Standard
      

Day 9 - Camagüey - Bayamo 
After visiting a typical crafts shop in Camagüey the small town of Bayamo with its rich tradition of Cuban national pride and charming centre awaits you. Enjoy the quietness of this authentic town during a guided tour. You will stay at a Hotel in Bayamo, 2* Standard. Breakfast is included.

     
Day 10 - Bayamo - Sierra Maestra - Santiago de Cuba 
In the morning drive to the Sierra Maestra and go for a hiking-tour in the mountains where you can admire the spectacular Cuban landscape and learn about the interesting history. Then head to the famous El Cobre, an important shrine for the Cuban people which is located on a mountain overlooking the valley close to Santiago de Cuba.  Todays journey ends in Santiago de Cuba – one of Cuba's liveliest cities, with a strong Afro-Caribbean influence. You will stay at a Casa Particular in Santiago de Cuba. Breakfast is included.
      

Day 11 - Santiago de Cuba 
Today you will get to know Santiago de Cuba - also known as the second capital of Cuba. You will visit the Castillo El Morro, a stunning 16th century citadel, and the fascinating cemetery of Santa Ifigenia. Finish off your tour in the Plaza de la Revolucion and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. You will stay at a Casa Particular in Santiago de Cuba. Lunch is included.
       

Day 12 - Santiago de Cuba 
After a short boat ride you will today reach Cayo Granma, a very small populated island near the bay, here you will see red-roofed wooden houses – many of them on stilts above the water. Afterwards you will visit the beautiful beach of Playa Verraco. You will stay at a Casa Particular in Santiago de Cuba
 
     
Day 13 – Santiago de Cuba - Baracoa 
From Santiago de Cuba you will drive along the wild and romantic Cuban coastline, along the famous Pass La Farola, to the sleepy little coastal town of Baracoa. You will walk through the centre of the town. You will stay at a Hotel in Baracoa, 3* Standard

      
Day 14 - Baracoa 
We visit the National park Humboldt for a hiking tour. Afterwards we visit the cacao Finca Duaba and go for a boat tour on the River Toa. You will stay at a Hotel in Baracoa, 3* Standard. Breakfast is included.
       

Day 15 - Baracoa – Guardalavaca / Holguin Airport 
Today is the last day of your group tour, we will transfer you to Holguin Airport for a domestic flight back to Havana. However we will be happy to organize a beach extension or other individual services if you would prefer. You will stay at a Comodoro Hotel in Havana. Breakfast is included.
   

Day 16 – Havana
Enjoy free time in Havana. You will stay at a Comodoro Hotel in Havana.

Day 17 – Havana
Enjoy free time in Havana. You will stay at a Comodoro Hotel in Havana.

Day 18 – Havana
Take a transfer to Havana airport and take an overnight flight back to the UK

 

END OF TOUR

 

Please note that tour itineraries are not suitable for those with walking difficulties. Please call us for more information.  

Please call us for tours that depart before NOV 2017 as the itinerary may vary slightly.

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  • Day 1Havana
  • Day 2Havana
  • Day 3Havana - Viñales
  • Day 4Cayo Jutías
  • Day 5Viñales - Cienfuegos
  • Day 6Cienfuegos - Trinidad
  • Day 7Trinidad
  • Day 8Trinidad - Camagüey
  • Day 9Camagüey - Bayamo
  • Day 10Bayamo - Sierra Maestra - Santiago De Cuba
  • Day 11Santiago De Cuba
  • Day 12Santiago De Cuba
  • Day 13Santiago De Cuba - Baracoa
  • Day 14Baracoa
  • Day 15Baracoa – Guardalavaca / Holguin Airport
  • Day 16Havana
  • Day 17Havana
  • Day 18Havana - UK

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