Buena Vista Social Club, Hemingway, and Old Havana
WEEKEND 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS
- 3 NIGHTS AT HAVANA CITY
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:The fabulous Buena Vista Social tour performance.
Return to the hotel.
After breakfast, enjoy aspecialUrban AgricultureTours and, Travel to Cojímar Hemingway’s favorite fishing port in Cuba.
Visit a giant farm cooperative producing a range of healthy, organic vegetables
We have a special lunch arranged for you by our friends at Ajiacopaladar [private restaurant]. It’s considered the best in Cuba. It’s a mandatory dining stop located off the beaten path in the romantic coastal fishing village of Cojímar. Ajiaco is noted for fantastic service, atmosphere and scrumptilicious country Cuban cuisine. All their ingredients are fresh and organic,
We’ll visit the village of Cojímar, the setting for Ernest Hemingway’s "The Old Man and the Sea.” Here adoring local fishers cast a bronze bust from old anchors, props and tools. They had no money for new materials.
We’re off to visit Finca la Vigía [Lookout Farm] where North America’s literary titan Ernest Hemingway spent twenty-one of his most important and productive years. His house has been preserved just as it was when he lived in it. You’ll see his eclectic personal objects, thousands of books, manuscripts and photographs, as well as some animal trophies he bagged on his safaris to deepest Africa.
Return to the hotel.
In the evening, transfer to dinner in Paladar's restaurant, with a stop at the Bar El Floridita, to enjoy a cocktail.
After dinner enjoy a Havana Jazz Performances.
After breakfast at the hotel, get ready for city tour Old Havana.
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 places, Art Gallery, Museum of Rum and you will taste in El
Escorial traditional Cuban coffee. You will feel the warmth and friendliness of the Cuban people and will have
the opportunity to learn about themlife and culture during visits this morning.
A delicious lunch in Old Havana before continuing our day at Restaurant Paladar.
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 After the dinner, the clients will be accompanied to an authentic Cuban music show previously selected depending on the client´s interest. (Show at the Cabaret Tropicana, Show at the Cabaret Parisien)
Goodbye Cuba… For now, check-out of your hotel, 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 8 clients
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.