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Uncover the wonders of both Cuba and Mexico during this 2 week tour covering some of the most interesting and fulfilling sights both countries have to offer. In Cuba, visit the famous tobacco plantations of the Viñales Valley, the historic towns of Trinidad and Cienfuegos and the world famous Havana Old Town. In Mexico, take the chance to visit Chichen Itza, the ancient cities of Tulum, Merida and Valladolid and end with a relaxing stay on the beach at Playa del Carmen.

  • From the hustle of Havana, Cuba to the shores of Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Relish the best of both worlds - vibrant cityscapes and the fresh sea air.
  • Experience one of Cuba's most iconic landscapes The Viñales Valley offers up impressive limestone rock formations and picturesque tobacco plantations
  • Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World Chichen Itza was built by the Mayan people and is perhaps the most momentous archaeological site on the Yucatan Peninsula.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
• Havana - Guided city tour
• Viñales - Casa del Veguero
• Cienfuegos - Boat tour of the Laguna del Tresoro
• Trinidad - El Cubano Park

Day 1 - Havana
Today you will arrive at Havana's international airport. Transfer from the airport to the hotel (optional) Check-in at the hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring the picturesque old town of Havana or enjoying a cocktail in one of Havana's typical cuban bars.

Day 2 - Havana
Today you will a guided walking tour through Havana's Old Town. The Old Town of Havana was declared UNESCO world cultural heritage site in 1982. While strolling through the vibrant streets of the Cuban capital you can reminisce about days gone by. Look forward to visiting the Havana Club Rum Museum and driving through the "modern" part of Havana in the back of a classic car.

Day 3 - Havana - Viñales
After breakfast you will head westward. You will stop and visit a "Casa del Veguero" (house of a tobacco farmer) surrounded by lush tobacco fields in the famous Viñales Valley. You will also visit the "Cueva del Indio". Today's overnight accommodation is located in Viñales, a small town situated between green tobacco fields and monumental limestone formations called 'Mogotes'.

Day 4 - Viñales - Cienfuegos
Today you will head to sunny Cienfuegos. Cienfuegos is one of the liveliest and most beautiful cities in Cuba. On your way, you will stop at the Bay of Pigs where you will go on a boat tour of the Laguna del Tresoro. This so-called 'Treasure Lake' is located amid numerous canals, mangrove forests and palm trees. Once you have arrived in Cienfuegos you can spend the rest of the day as you wish.

Day 5 - Cienfuegos - Trinidad
Todays journey will bring you to Trinidad. A colonial city which was founded in 1514 and declared world heritage site by the UNESCO. On your way to Trinidad you will go on an enjoyable excursion to El Cubano Park, which is located in the National Park of Topes de Collantes. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant.

Day 6 - Trinidad
Start your day with a guided walking tour of exciting Trinidad. There is lots to see in the colonial old town of Trinidad, including the Palacio Brunet, one of the most beautiful palaces of the city. Today, the Palacio Brunet is home of the Museo Romantico. In the afternoon you will go on an excursion to the beach where you can enjoy the Caribbean sea and relax under palm trees.

Day 7 - Trinidad - Havana
After breakfast you will head back to Havana. On the way, you will stop in Santa Clara, where you will visit the Che Guevara Mausoleum. Here rest the remains of the famous revolutionist, which were only found a few years ago. Enjoy your last evening in Havana as you see fit.

Day 8 - Havana - Cancun - Chichen Itza
It's time to bid farewell to beautiful Cuba. You will be driven to the airport where you will board your flight to Cancun. Somebody will be waiting for you at Cancun airport and when you arrive he/she will bring you to Chichen Itza. Unwind after your flight as you go on a sightseeing tour.

Day 9 - Chichen Itza - Izamal - Merida
Today you will get to experience an informative tour of the amazing archaeological site of Chichen Itza. After touring this remarkable ancient Mayan city you will continue to Izamal, a colonial city, which was declared "Pueblo Magico" (magical place). This is in honour of the city's authenticity and beauty. Once you have arrived in Merida you are free to go and discover the city.

Day 10 - Merida
Spend the day as you wish. There's lots to do, but we recommend visiting the Uxmal ruins, one of the most visited Maya heritage sites, exploring the famous Cuzuma Cenotes, or going on an excursion to the Celestun National Park.

Day 11 - Merida - Valladolid
Today you will drive to Valladolid, a colonial city, which is also classified as a "Pueblo Magico". During a guided city tour of this extraordinary city you will be shown the most important highlights. Valladolid is sure to enchant you.

Day 12 - Valladolid - Tulum
Today you will go to the beautiful cliffside Maya city of Tulum. There is a spectacular view of the ocean from this archaeological site. Take this opportunity to relax and enjoy the idyllic Caribbean coast.

Day 13 - Tulum - Playa Del Carmen
Today's destination is Playa del Carmen. Spend the whole day at the beach if you like, swimming or relaxing in the shade. You can enjoy the evening in one of the town's various bars and enjoy a typical Mexican drink.

Day 14 - Playa Del Carmen
Spend your last day entirely as you wish. Relax at the beach, go shopping or pickup some final souvenirs for friends and family at home. In the evening you will enjoy a delicious Mexican dinner and one of the town's many delicious restaurants.

Day 15 - Playa del Carmen - UK
Today your Cuba -Mexico Round-trip tour ends. Spend the morning at your leisure before being transferred to Cancun international airport, or to your next hotel (optional). 

 

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

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Caribbean Treasures

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  • Day 1Havana
  • Day 2Havana
  • Day 3Havana-Viñales
  • Day 4Viñales - Cienfuegos
  • Day 5Cienfuegos - Trinidad
  • Day 6Trinidad
  • Day 7Trinidad - Havana
  • Day 8Havana - Cancun - Chichen Itza
  • Day 9Chichen Itza - Izamal - Merida
  • Day 10Merida
  • Day 11Merida - Valladolid
  • Day 12Valladolid - Tulum
  • Day 13Tulum - Playa Del Carmen
  • Day 14Playa Del Carmen
  • Day 15Departure

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