Cuban History & Culture
Explore a side of Cuba that few rarely get to experience on this 9-day adventure. Cruise Havana’s history-infused streets in a classic car and stroll along Trinidad’s cobblestone avenues to the rhythms of music floating from open windows. Tour a tobacco plantation for a taste of iconic Cuban culture and luxuriate in the view of the island’s rolling western hills. Travel by private air-conditioned van is well-paced, so you're refreshed and ready to explore the island’s vibrant culture and incredible Caribbean beaches.
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Day 1 Havana
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2-3 Viñales (2B,1L)
Travel to lush Viñales with a cigar factory tour en route. Option to explore the region by horseback or by foot.
Day 4 Havana (1B,1L)
Return to Havana where we take a city tour in vintage automobiles.
Day 5 Santa Clara/Sancti Spiritus (1B,1L,1D)
Guided tour of key historical sites, including the famous Che monument in Santa Clara and tour of Sancti Spiritus. Option to visit a Casa de la Trova for live music or stroll around Plaza Serafin Sánchez for superb people-watching by night.
Day 6-7 Trinidad/area (2B,1L,2D)Guided tour of Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Option to take a salsa dancing lesson, hike the nearby hills or relax at the hotel on the beach, just outside the city.
Day 8 Havana (1B)
Walking tour of historic Old Havana before one final evening with the group.
Day 9 Havana (1B)
Depart at any time.
Travel Style — Comfort
Great adventures with a few extra frills along the way.Looking for a little extra from your adventure but don’t want to skip out on all the genuine experiences? Comfort is your ticket. These trips offer upgraded accommodations and more inclusions while still delivering plenty of freedom to pursue spontaneous situations on your own.
Physical Grading — 2
There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
2015- 6/7, 7/5, 7/19, 8/2, 8/16, 9/13, 10/11, 11/8, 12/13, 12/20
2016- 1/3, 1/17, 2/7, 2/21, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 5/8, 6/5, 7/3, 7/17, 8/14, 9/11, 10/9, 11/6, 12/11