ColorTravels - Cuba

Cuba in the 50’s

One week to discover “el alma de Cuba” and its magic atmosphere

11 days -10 nights

Cars 50

Today's Cuba, with a thousand changes in act, but still unique in its traditions, in its music, its people, visited aboard American blazing American cars of the 50’s. Original cars, perfectly refurbished, air - conditioned, for a comfortable , unforgettable trip. You’ll visit the captive Havana, Viñales, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Santa Clara .And we’ll have a extraordinary experience in the Pig’s Bay, where the reef is chasing you out of the water, a special spot for snorkeling and diving .

Day 1- L’Havana

Arrival in Cuba. You will be received in your airport***. Accommodation in your house in the old city centre, Havana Vieja. Free dinner.

*** Airoport can be: Havana, Varadero S.Clara. Pick up can also be done at  your hotel in Varadero or in a Cayo


Cars 50

Day 2 - L’Havana

Breakfast. At 9:00 am, your tour guide (English speaking) will meet you at your house and show you around Havana Vieja. After lunch (non included), guided city tour by bus to visit the other neighbourhoods of Havana (about 2 hours). Free afternoon and dinner  (1).

Vinales

Day 3 - Viñales

Breakfast. At 8:30  departure to  Viñales ,  passing and stopping  at Las Terrazas, in Sierra del Rosario, where you can visit the ancient French coffee- farm, Las Terrazas’ community and Hotel Moka, the first eco-hotel in Cuba  designed by  Camilo Cienfuegos’ brother. Then you will stop at Baños de San Juan, a river in the middle of the forest where you can swim and have a typical “criollo” lunch.* Arrival in Viñales  and accommodation in the house. Dinner at the house.

*Entrance fee to Las Terrazas, lunch at Baños de San Juan included: 10 CUC, to be paid on the site.

Viñales is situated in the very heart of the Parque Nacional de Viñales, UNESCO World Heritage, main centre of Cuban tobacco production, the best in the world. Viñales farmers, the “campesinos”, will tell you about the history of those precious leaves and show you the art of rolling a cigar, which will be offered to you with some coffee of their own production.
Not to be missed: a horse-ride in the Valley

Cayo Levisa

Day 4 - Viñales

Breakfast. At 9:00 am your driver will pick you up and show around the wonders of Valle de Viñales, Cueva del Indio and Mural de la Preistoria.  If you are fond of  speleology or just a little bit athletic, you could go into Cueva de Santo Tomas, the longest caves of Latin America: 45 km on 7 levels  (tour with guide of 2 levels, 10 CUC to be paid on site). Or you could book an excursion with  Emma, biologist and co-founder of Parque Nacional de Viñales, to dive into the history and the traditions of this land and its farmers. Dinner at the house.

Playa Giron

Day 5 - Playa Giron, Pig’s Bay

Breakfast. At 8:30 a.m. departure to Pig’s Bay. As you’ll enter the bay, you will stop at Cueva de los Peces, a “cenote”, where you can dive in semi-salted, crystalline water. Accommodation in your house in  Playa Giron . Dinner at the house.

In this small village of the Bay you can taste the tranquility of one of the few places in the island still  not assailed by mass tourism. Apart from the amazing sea (one of the best diving and snorkeling spot in the whole island), here you will find wonderful, particularly welcoming families who will be able to compensate for the lack of night entertainments with nice chatting in the patio. Great fish food is served by the family.
Not to be missed: snorkeling and diving in Punta Perdiz or Caleta Buena. Fishing on a smal boat with a local fisherman.

Cars 50

Day 6 - Playa Giron, Pig’s Bay

Breakfast. Enjoy the these transparent waters and its reef. Your driver will bring you to discover this incredibly crystal-clear sea, from the many blue / green tones. Choose Punta Perdiz or Caleta Buena, both fantastic places, with diving center for your convenience.  Dinner at the house

Trinidad

Day 7 - Trinidad

Breakfast. At 8:30 am departure to Trinidad , with a stop in Cienfuegos to visit the city. Arrival in Trinidad and accommodation in your house. Dinner at the house.
Trinidad, the colonial city with the Latin America’s biggest and best preserved “casco historico”, will capture you with its ancient architecture, wonderful palaces and incredible "movida". Music in the streets and in many bars from dawn ‘til dusk: the real “sabor a Cuba”, the cuban atmosphere that everybody dreams about when thinking of Cuba. The friendliness of its citizens and an unspoiled coast (Peninsula de Ancon) complete the picture of the perfect place to breathe the real Cuba. As a traditional song says, Trinidad is close to the sea and to the mountains too.  
Not to be missed : the excursions in Topes de Collantes, at the Guanayara waterfall, and Playa Maria Aguilar, en Peninsula de Ancon.

We will provide you separately detailed informations about many excursion possibilities,and relevant prices,  along with the phone numbers of our trusted Cuban guides, to book your favourite excursion. Call them from your house or book it in advance through Colortravels (recommended).

Penisola de Ancon

Day 8-9 - Trinidad

Breakfast. Free day to enjoy Trinidad,  either getting around the city or at the seaside. One dinner at the house, one free dinner. (1)

Trinidad, the colonial city with the Latin America’s biggest and best preserved “casco historico”, will capture you with its ancient architecture, wonderful palaces and incredible "movida". Music in the streets and in many bars from dawn ‘til dusk: the real “sabor a Cuba”, the cuban atmosphere that everybody dreams about when thinking of Cuba. The friendliness of its citizens and an unspoiled coast (Peninsula de Ancon) complete the picture of the perfect place to breathe the real Cuba. As a traditional song says, Trinidad is close to the sea and to the mountains too.  
Not to be missed : the excursions in Topes de Collantes, at the Guanayara waterfall, and Playa Maria Aguilar, en Peninsula de Ancon.

We will provide you separately detailed informations about many excursion possibilities,and relevant prices,  along with the phone numbers of our trusted Cuban guides, to book your favourite excursion. Call them from your house or book it in advance through Colortravels (recommended).

Havana

Day 10 - L'Havana

Breakfast, at 8:30 departure to L’Havana, passing through S.Clara to visit Che Guevara’s Mausoleum . Accomodation in your house. Free dinner.

Day 11 - L'Havana

Breakfast. Taxi to the airport* (time to be defined depending on your flight schedule)
*Instead of the airport, your point of release can be your hotel in Varadero or in a Cayo.

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(1) Note: 1) For your free dinners, as well as to enjoy at the utmost your time in each city, we will provide you with an information sheet with advices on restaurants, places to listen to music and have fun, local transportation etc. A sort of Cuban "vademecum", result of our experience on the site.

General note: Excursion and transfer times are indicative and subject to change based on contingent events (weather conditions, unforeseen situations, etc).

IMPORTANT: Prices of entrance to parks, cayos and beaches may vary without notice as well as accessibility to some Cayos and / or beaches due to ongoing works (new roads, hotels, etc) or others incidental  reasons


Cuba Map

Price includes:

  • • 10 nights accommodation in Cuban  B&B “casa particular”, double room with private bathroom and air conditioning
  • • 10  breakfasts
  • • 6 dinners in Cuban  B&B “casa particular”
  • • All door-to-door transfers with private driver
  • Guided visit in Havana Vieja and City tour
  • • Transfers from and to airport (or any other point indicated by client)
  • • Reception at the Airport

Price does not include:

  • • Visa to Cuba ( included with your flight if originated from Canada)
  • • International flight
  • • Insurance;
  • • Beverages at dinners
  • • Entrance to parks and  museums ;
  • • Transfer in the various cities not included in the program
  • • Personal expenses and tips
  • • What else not inclued in “price includes”

Price

  • Price: € 1120 / pax min 2 pax
  • Price: € 850 / pax min 4 pax

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Cuba in the 50’