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Cycling Eastern Cuba

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For cycling enthusiasts looking to combine rich history, idyllic scenery and lush landscape, Cycling Eastern Cuba combines the best of all of these. As well as visiting the second largest city, Santiago de Cuba, travel through Holguin, Baracoa, Playa Maguana and Boca De Yumuri.

  • Take in the passion of Santiago de Cuba The African cultural influences are just part of the story for Cuba's second largest city.
  • Perfect for the cycling enthusiast Cycle through mountains, to the beach at Verraco and through cities across Eastern Cuba.
  • Beautiful natural landscapes The Boca de Yumuri estuary is home to spectacular plants and animals, as well as a rural fishing village.

Day 1 - Holguin
Arrive at Holguin Airport, Cuba. You can arrange your transfer to the elegant Hotel Villa El Bosque in Holguin with us, or you can arrange you own transportation.

Day 2 - Holguin to Santiago de Cuba
After breakfast you will head to beautiful Bayamo. You will enjoy a guided walking tour through Bayamo. Afterwards, head to Santiago de Cuba, the secret capital of Cuba. Your first cycling route will take you to the pilgrimage church of El Cobre. Once you have arrived in Santiago de Cuba you will go on a discovery tour through one of Cuba's most passionate cities. There are strong African cultural influences in this part of the country. The rest of the afternoon is free. Tonight you will stay at the bright and spacious Hotel Versalles.

Day 3 - Playa Verraco
You will start the day by biking to the beach of Varraco. After a relaxing break in the sand, the bus will take you back to Santiago where you can spend the rest of the day exploring as you see fit. Spend another night at the charming Hotel Versalles.

Day 4 - Santiago de Cuba to Baracoa
Today you continue your way eastward. The bus will take you to your starting point from which you will begin your cycling route through the picturesque town. Continue your bike tour to Baracoa after a break and a bus transfer through the majestic mountains. Tonight your accommodation will be at the comfortable Hotel Porto Santo.

Day 5 - Playa Maguana
After breakfast you will you cycle to the beautiful beach of Playa Maguana. After a relaxing afternoon of swimming and enjoying the Cuban scenery, the bus will take you back to Baracoa. You will spend a second night at Hotel Porto Santo.

Day 6 - Boca De Yumuri
Today you will go on a thrilling bike ride to the Boca de Yumuri estuary. This gorgeous natural area is at the mouth of a river and home to many spectacular plants and animals. You will also get to sample the rural Cuban experience during your visit to the fishing village of Boca de Yumuri. Here you will have the chance to enjoy an optional boat tour. After you have had a relaxing swim we will drive you back to Baracoa. This is your last night in the very pleasant Hotel Porto Santo.

Day 7 - Baracoa to Holguin
Optional transportation for you back to Holguin airport if you would like. Alternatively, you are welcome to continue your trip and we can transport you to your next hotel in Guardalavaca for an extra few days on the beautiful island.

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Cycling Eastern Cuba

cycling eastern cuba
  • Day 1Holguin
  • Day 2Holguin - Santiago De Cuba
  • Day 3Playa Verraco
  • Day 4Santiago De Cuba - Baracoa
  • Day 5Playa Maguana
  • Day 6Boca De Yumuri
  • Day 7Baracoa - Holguin

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