Old and Modern Havana

Old and Modern Havana, Architecture, History and Art

WEEKEND 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS


Itinerary

  • 3 NIGHTS AT HAVANA CITY

Program

DAY 1

Welcome at the International Airport and exclusive transfer to the selected hotel, Check-in to hotelaccommodation and welcome cocktail. Clients will find in their room some typical Cuban gifts for letting them feel from the beginning a little taste of Cuba.
In the late afternoon a presentation of the Havana will take place from the Moro castle esplanadeto show the beautiful view of the city and explain its emergence. Old convertibles cars will take the clients to have a sightseeing tour of the city until they arrive to a restaurant para for having a welcome dinner. After the dinner, the clients will be accompanied to an authentic Cuban music show previously selected depending on the client´s interest. Suggested optionThe fabulous Buena Vista Social tour performance.

DAY 2

After breakfast, enjoy aspecial walking city tours: Old Havana, architecture, and history.
You will witness the greatest wealth of Spanish colonial architecture in the Western Hemisphere.
The Tour begins with the visit of the city from the historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.
We stop at the most interesting sites, visiting four squaresand you will taste in El Escorial a traditional Cuban coffee.
You will feel the warmth and friendliness of the Cuban people and will have the opportunity to learn about their life and culture during visits this morning andvisit at least two famed Cuban artists in their private studios.
A delicious lunch in Old Havana at a Paladar (private restaurant).
Once finished lunch, continue the ride where a panoramic view seen from: Fine Arts Museumthe Capitol building, the Grand Theatre, Central Park, Prado promenade.
Visit a well know cultural center “AntiguosAlmacenes de San José”. It is a marvelous restored old dock used as warehouse. This is a gorgeous market fair exhibiting the wares of hundreds of Cuban artists and crafts workers. It’s an amazing shopping opportunity for memorable Cuban gifts and souvenirs.
The tour ends at the Terrace of the Hotel Nacional in their gardens to enjoy a typical Cuban cocktail.
Return to your hotel and freshen up.

In the evening, transfer to dinner in Paladar’s restaurant and enjoy a Cuban night show at the Cabaret Tropicana, founded in 1939 known as "a paradise under the stars”, this performance shows the merger of the American Indian, Hispanic and African cultures, which led to the Cuban culture.Return to hotel.

DAY 3

After breakfast at the hotel,get ready for city tour in 1950s American vintage cars.Modern Havana and ART.
We’ll see many of Havana’s most important sites as Revolution Square, Coppelia Ice Cream Park, Plaza José Martí (in front of US Embassy), Malecón seawall, Monument to the Battleship Maine, Hotel Nacional, University of Havana, Cementerio de Cristóbal Colón, Vedado neighborhoods.Walk through Forest of Havana until the area of Miramar, the 5th Avenue until Jaimanitas.
Seafood lunch at the private studio of acclaimed Cuban muralist and ceramist José Fúster one of the most important ceramist and painter located in Jaimanitas. He is described as the Picasso of the Caribbean.
Return to hotel.
Farewell dinner at Havana’s private restaurant ElCocinero.
Night to explore Havana’s nightlife. Visit to Art Factory.... all the arts in the same space. The Perfect Combination of Art, Music
and Nightlife. Our team in Havana will keep you informed on evening entertainment options.

DAY 4

Goodbye Cuba… For now, check-out of yourhotel, clients will be transferred to the Havana International airport for the international flight
This short program will allow the client to taste a little bit of Cuba becoming an invitation to their next visit.
Rates of the program: minimum of 8clients.
Prices may change at the time of booking depending on the availability of Hotel’s room at the date of travel.

Important remark: The program includes a full supervision of the services confirmed.An expert English speaking guide throughout the program. Supplements may apply depending on the final program and the topics covered. Once the design is finished, prices will be adjusted as per the final services included.Drinks are not included;the customer must pay directly to the restaurant and venues.Includes lunch as previously detailed and cover fees for the shows, drinks are not included.