Center of Cuba

Itinerary

  • 3 NIGHTS AT HAVANA
  • 2 NIGHTS AT TRINIDAD
  • 2 NIGHTS AT VARADERO

Program

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN HAVANA

Arrival in Jose Marti International Airport in Havana. Meet and Greet by CubaforGroups staff and Speaking local guide. Private transfer in A/C bus.
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, 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 Oldl Square, the magnificent Arms Square and Visit the Statue of General Carlos Mialowski, visit 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 – VINALES EXCURSION

After having breakfast at hotel buffet restaurant, departure to Pinar del Rio city which is located in the western part of the country where we can find the best tobbaco plantation 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 Jasmines” 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 - FROM HAVANA TO GUAMA – CIENFUEGOS - TRINIDAD

Breakfast. Hotel check out. Departure to Trinidad stopping in National Park Montemar for boat tour in the “Lagoon of Treasure” and sightseeing tour of a replica of an Indian Village. Visit to Guama’s Crocodile breeding Farm. FREE LUNCH in GUAMA.
Continuation to Cienfuegos city for sightseeing the beauty of its historic centre which has earned Cienfuegos the name “pearl of the south”. Visit, the main square lined with buildings representing the finest examples of the city’s architecture dating from 19th and 20th centuries, the Tomas Terry theatre, the Palacio Ferrer and the Palacio de Valle, remarkable building built between 1912 and 1917.
Continuation to Trinidad. Arrival in hotel, private express check in & welcome cocktail
Accommodation.

DAY 5 - FULL DAY TRINIDAD CITY TOUR

Breakfast in hotel & depart to F/D 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.

DAY 6 - FROM TRINIDAD TO 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

DAY 7 - DAY AT LEISURE IN VARADERO / OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

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

DAY 8 - DEPARTURE FROM VARADERO TO 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 Varadero or Havana airport to take the flight back.