All Around Cuba


Itinerary

  • 4 NIGHTS AT HAVANA CITY
  • 2 NIGHTS AT SANTIAGO DE CUBA CITY
  • 2 NIGHTS AT TRINIDAD
  • 1 NIGHT AT CAMAGUEY
  • 3 NIGHTS AT VARADERO

Program

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN HAVANA

Arrival in Jose Marti International Airport. Meet and Greet by CubaforGroups staff and local guide.
Private transfer in A/C coach to the selected hotel. Arrival in hotel / Welcome cocktail and express check in.
Accommodation in HB (dinner at buffet restaurant – drinks not included). Night at leisure.

DAY 2 - FULL DAY HAVANA CITY TOUR

Breakfast and depart to Havana city tour to visit and see the metropolitan and modern areas of the city, including The University of Havana, Colon Cemetery and The Revolution Square, Nacional hotel and the famous “Malecón” seawall promenade.
We will stop at the colonial part of the city passing by The National Capitol Building, The Great Theatre of Havana, “El Prado” Avenue, the former Presidential Palace, and The Central Park.
The tour will go on by foot through the historical and colonial part of The Old Havana, declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1982 where we will visit HAVANA CLUB RUM Museum and will also see The Cathedral Square, The San Francisco de Asis Square, The Old Square, the magnificent Arms Square and Visit the Statue of General Carlos Mialowski. Visit to Ambos Mundos Hotel, Floridita and Bodeguita del Medio bars.
FREE LUNCH in Old Havana area.
After lunch, the group will have some time off to do some shopping at the handicraft market. Finishing the city tour we will return to the hotel.
Accommodation in HB (dinner at buffet restaurant – drinks not included). Night at leisure

DAY 3 - FULL DAY PINAR DEL RIO – VIÑALES EXCURSION

After having breakfast at hotel buffet restaurant, departure to Pinar del Rio city which is located in the westernmost part of the country where we can find the best tobbaco plantations in the world. In this city we will visit a Cigar Factory (closed in weekends) where we will see all the tobacco production process; continuation to VIÑALES Valley, Once there, we will stop at the lookout point of “Los Jazmines” to admire the unique and picturesque landscape of the valley as its “Mogotes”, rocky summit formations capriciously placed by the nature.
The tour continues by bus to “La Cueva del Indio” where we will have an undeniably exciting experience to sail in traditional boats along an underground river that passes through the interior of some of the Haystack Hillock Mountains.
FREE LUNCH at local restaurant.
After lunch, we will visit the Mural of the Prehistory. Return to Havana.
Accommodation in HB (dinner at buffet restaurant – drinks not included). Night at leisure.

DAY 4 - HALF DAY HEMINGWAY EXCURSION / time at leisure

Depart to Ernest Hemingway Museum at “La Vigia Country House,” last residence where he lived during his stay in Cuba. Then a panoramic sightseeing of Cojimar town, favorite’s Hemingway fish town with a brief stop at the square built in his honor.
FREE LUNCH in Old Havana / FREE TIME
16.00 hrs: 1 hours tour in Old American Cars thought modern Havana.
Accommodation in H/B (dinner at hotel buffet Restaurant – drinks not included). Night at leisure.

DAY 5 - DOMESTIC FLIGHT HAVANA - SANTIAGO DE CUBA

Breakfast & check out. Transfer to Havana Airport to take the domestic flight to Santiago de Cuba in the morning. Arrival and transfer to the city to start discovering Santiago, the second most important city of the country, craddle of the Cuban music and the Revolution. It is also one of the most marked places by the African influence in the island. Visit of the house-museum of Diego Velázquez (dating 1515, one of the most ancient colonial homes of America) and museum of the 26 of Julio (Cuartel Moncada, setting of the attack of 1953).
LUNCH AT EL MORRO local restaurant. Visit of the Castillo del Morro on the Bay of Santiago with its Museum of the Piracy.
Transfer to hotel / check in express & welcome cocktail.
Accommodation in H/B (dinner at hotel buffet Restaurant – drinks not included. Night at leisure.

DAY 6 - FULL DAY EXCURSION TO "LA GRAN PIEDRA"

Breakfast. Departure to La Gran Piedra (enormous rock of 1221 m. of altitude). Visit the museum of La Isabelica that was one of the most important plantations of coffee in its time, founded by French colonists coming from Haiti. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Visit of the cemetery Santa Ifigenia, where some of the most important personalities of the Cuban history rests.
Return to Santiago hotel. Accommodation in H/B (dinner at hotel buffet Restaurant – drinks not included). Night at leisure.

DAY 7 - FROM SANTIAGO TO HOLGUIN - CAMAGUEY

Breakfast / hotel check out. Departure to Holguin city via the "Basilica de la Caridad del Cobre", place of most famous pilgrimage of the island. Arrival to Holguin and panoramic tour of the "city of parks" including la "Loma of the Cruz", "Calixto Garcia Park" and "La Periquera". Lunch in the "Mirador de Mayabe" restaurant.
Continuation to Camaguey, founded in 1515 by Diego Velazquez.
Accommodation in H/B (dinner at hotel buffet Restaurant – drinks not included). Night at leisure.

DAY 8 - CAMAGUEY / SANCTI SPIRITUS / TRINIDAD

Breakfast & Check out. Departure to Trinidad stopping in Sancti Spiritus to visit the colonial downtown and the museum of colonial arts, Plaza Mayor and the old Yayabo Bridge.
Lunch at "LAS CAMPANAS DE TOLEDO" local restaurant. In the afternoon, continuation to Trinidad stopping at The Valley of the Sugar Mills to see sugar cane plantations and Iznaga Tower. This historical valley, like Trinidad, is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Arrive to Trinidad.
Accommodation in H/B (dinner at hotel buffet Restaurant – drinks not included). Night at leisure.

DAY 9 - FULL DAY TRINIDAD CITY TOUR

Breakfast in hotel & depart to city tour in Trinidad city, declared by UNESCO a world heritage site in 1988. The tour will include visits to Valley of the Sugar Mills with old sugar plantations and Iznaga Tower, The Romantic Museum, which depicts the lifestyle and architectural design of Trinidad’s colonial past and "La Canchanchara", an old house dating back to the 18th Century, where we can taste a unique Trinidad rum cocktail, made with sugar cane juice.
LUNCH in Plaza Mayor Restaurant / Time at leisure / Return to hotel.
Accommodation in H/B (dinner at hotel buffet Restaurant – drinks not included). Night at leisure.

DAY 10 - TRINIDAD - SANTA CLARA - VARADERO

Breakfast. Depart to Santa Clara passing by the Valley of the Sugar Mills with old sugar plantations and Iznaga Tower. This historical valley, like Trinidad, is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Continue to Santa Clara, the final resting place of “Che” Guevara. On arrival visiting the mausoleum and museum dedicated to his extraordinary life (Mausoleum close at 16H00). Following this there will be a short orientation tour of the city including the armoured train that was attacked in the decisive moments of the Cuban Revolution.
Lunch at Santa Rosalia local restautant / Continuation to Varadero beach.
Accommodation in All Inclusive.

DAY 11 - DAY AT LEISURE IN VARADERO / OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

Day at leisure in hotel / Optional Excursions.
Accommodation in All Inclusive.

DAY 12 - DAY AT LEISURE IN VARADERO / OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

Day at leisure in hotel / Optional Excursions.
Accommodation in All Inclusive.

DAY 13 - DEPARTURE VARADERO / HAVANA AIRPORT

Morning at leisure.
12.00: Hotel check-out. Time at leisure in hotel / LUNCH at hotel buffet restaurant.
15.00 hrs: Depart to Havana International Airport.