If you wish to explore Cuba, but large resort hotels and major multi-national chains are not what you are looking for, then this tour will give you the peace of mind to know that everywhere you stay, your money is going straight back to the local economy. Casas particulares can be found all over Cuba and these houses, some old colonial mansions and former homes of wealthy sugar plantation owners, offer a different kind of holiday. Home-cooked delicious food is served daily, and the owners are delightful hosts who will assist you in making your time in Cuba an enjoyable experience. Find some quiet time for yourself, or engage in conversation with your new found friends while sipping on a Mojito or two, the choice is yours.
- Explore a UNESCO world heritage site at your own pace, through winding cobbled streets and colonial architecture.
- Visit the Mongotes rock formations at Viñales and explore the stunning scenery where an abundance of wildlife can be found.
- Delightful hospitality with home cooked food come as standard.
- Explore the amazing city of Trinidad, with a morning tour of the most important sites as well as time to venture out at your own pace.
- Relax on the stunning beaches at Varadero before visiting the Che Mausoleum.
DAY 1: HAVANA - Arrive at Jose Marti International Airport and transfer to Casa Alina y Pepe (or similar).
DAY 2: HAVANA - After breakfast, depart for a tour of this historic city, followed by lunch. The rest of the day is at leisure allowing you to explore this UNESCO world heritage site at your own pace, winding through cobbled streets which lead to stunning squares with magnificent colonial architecture.
DAY 3 & 4: HAVANA - VIÃALES. Transfer to Viñales where Mongotes rock formations rise above the tropical green foliage and an abundance of wildlife can be found. This area's stunning scenery is an ideal place to get back to nature and explore one of the wonders of Cuba. Over night stay in Casa Jorge y Ana (or Similar).
DAY 5: VIÃALES - TRINIDAD. After breakfast you will begin your next step of your Cuban adventure. Trinidad awaits, a true gem in Cuba's crown where life seems to have stood still for centuries and its brightly painted houses give a true feeling of the atmosphere of the Caribbean. Over night stay at Casa Vivian y Pablo (or similar).
DAY 6 & 7: TRINIDAD - The morning will help you get your bearings, and the most out of your time in Trinidad, with a morning tour of the most important sites. The afternoon is free to barter for a Panama hat or a fancy fan to cool yourself as you wander the streets and quickly fall in love with this amazing city.
DAY 8: TRINIDAD - VARADERO via SANTA CLARA. Journey back across Cuba to the stunning beach resort of Varadero. Before you can lay back on the Golden sands a panoramic tour of Santa Clara breaks up your journey and you will be able to enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. The Che Mausoleum is worth a visit. Over night Blau Marina Varadero.
DAY 9 & 10: VARADERO - Enjoy two nights at this stunning beach resort before your transfer to the airport and your flight home.
Tour available in 7, 10 and 14 nights.
Flight + Transfer
Fly from Gatwick to Havana on Air Europa
Private Car Transfer to Mi Casa Es Tu Casa
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Havana–Arrive at Jose Marti International airport and transfer to Casa Blue Colonial or similar.
Havana–Tour of the historic city before lunch, then spend the rest of the day exploring the UNESCO world heritage site at your own pace.
Havana - Viñales–Transfer to Viñales
Viñales–Visit the Mongotes rock formations and explore the wonders of Cuba with an over-night stay at casa Villa Los Crotons or similar.
Viñales - Trinidad–After breakfast the next step in your Cuban adventure is Trinidad.
Trinidad–A morning tour of the important sites in Trinidad. Over-night stay at Casa Colonial Félix or similar.
Trinidad–Explore this amazing city at your own pace.
Trinidad - Varadero Via Santa Clara–Break up your journey to Varadero with a tour of Santa Clara and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
Varadero–Enjoy four nights at the stunning beach resort of Blau Marina Varadero
Varadero–Enjoy your last day in Cuba on Varadero beach, before your transfer to the airport and your flight home on day 12
Transfer + Flight
Private Car Transfer from Mi Casa Es Tu Casa
Fly from Havana to Gatwick on Air Europa