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Cycling Western Cuba

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Overview

For cycling enthusiasts looking to combine rich history, idyllic scenery and lush landscape, Cycling Western Cuba combines the best of all of these. As well as visiting the capital of Cuba, Havana, you can make the most of the cycling routes available.

  • Swim or take a boat tour around Cayo Jutias This picturesque beach provides the perfect opportunity to merge sand and sea.
  • Explore the Cuban tobacco region Tour to Viñales Valley, where the tobacco grows between steep limestone outcroppings and underground caves.
  • Experience true Cuban life Visit Las Terrazas where you can eat in a farm house and learn about the small municipality which has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Day 1 - Havana
Welcome to Cuba! You can be collected from Havana airport on your arrival and taken to your hotel (Optional transfer).

Day 2 - Havana to Pinar del Rio
After breakfast, you will meet your guide and be driven to Pinar del Rio, in the tobacco region in western Cuba. You will visit a tobacco factory and explore the place on a city tour. Then it's on to Viñales Valley. After lunch you will get ready to start your bikes for the tour to Viñales Valley. In this region, the legendary Cuban tobacco grows between steep, towering limestone outcroppings - here the climate and soil are ideal for growing tobacco. In the Viñales Valley you will find unique outcrops - the so-called Mogotes - and numerous cave formations. Including the Cueva del Indio, a 90-meter high underground cave. Lunch is at a local restaurant and dinner at the hotel.

Day 3 - Cayo Jutias
Today you will go by bike westward to the Cayo Jutias headland, through the Sierra de Oreganos that winds past Havana northwest through the western part of the country. You will reach the picturesque beach of Cayo Jutias via a causeway. Here you can swim or take a boat tour. Lunch will be served on the Cayo Jutias, and later you will return either by bus or by bike. Dinner is provided at the hotel.

Day 4 - Viñales - Valle Ancon
You will ride along the Jagua Vieja Road to La Palma in Ancon Valley. Along the way you will pass a forester's house, where Fidel Castro held a secret meeting at the beginning of the Revolution. You will have to option to visit the house. For lunch you will have a picnic in the middle of the beautiful scenery of Ancon Valley. Dinner is at the hotel.

Day 5 - Viñales - Las Terrazas
Today you set off after breakfast to Las Terrazas. This municipality is located in the Sierra Rosario. The 25,000-acre piece of land has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The inhabitants of the small municipality live off the timber industry and from ecotourism. Along the way you will eat in a farm house.

Day 6 - Las Terrazas - Havana
After breakfast, you will take your bus back to Havana. After you have rested a bit at the hotel, you will eat lunch in a restaurant in the old town. The afternoon is free to spend as you wish.

Day 7 - Havana
Today we say goodbye. In the morning you can explore the beautiful old town of Havana again. In the afternoon you can be taken to Havana Airport for your flight home (Optional Transfer) or if you prefer to extend your stay in Cuba you are welcome to book an extension (Optional).

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Cycling Western Cuba

cycling western cuba
  • Day 1Havana
  • Day 2Havana - Pinar Del Rio
  • Day 3Cayo Jutias
  • Day 4Viñales - Valle Ancon
  • Day 5Viñales - Las Terrazas
  • Day 6Las Terrazas - Havana
  • Day 7Havana

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