ColorTravels - Cuba

Sabor a Cuba

A brief "juicy" holiday in the very heart of the island

11 days - 10 nights

Beach in Cuba

A brief but intense itinerary to appreciate the multiple aspects of Cuba. From the capital, L’Havana, you will get to visit the Che Guevara Mausoleum in Santa Clara; then the nice colonial town of Remedios from where you’ll get to the historic Camaguey and then to the charming Trinidad, passing through Sancti Spiritu and the Valle de Los Ingenios; from Trinidad , stopping by in the elegant Cienfuegos, you’ll reach the Jurassic Valley of Viñales, rich of caves and heart of the world’s best tobacco production. A last plunge into Cuban nature at Las Terrazas before going back to Havana.

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


L'Havana

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).

Remedios

Day 3 - S.Clara – Remedios

Breakfast. At 8:30 am departure to Santa Clara and visit to the Che Guevara Mausoleum* and to the “tren blindado”. From S.Clara your driver you will bring you to  Remedios , where we suggest you to visit the ancient cathedral on the main square. Accommodation in your house. Dinner at the house.

* Except on Monday, closing day of Cuban museums.

Camaguey

Day 4 - Camaguey

Breakfast. At 8:30 departure to Camaguey. Accommodation in your Camaguey house. Free afternoon to visit the beautiful ancient city. Dinner at the house.

Peninsula de Ancon

Day 5 - Trinidad

Breakfast. At 8:00 a.m. departure to Trinidad , with a stop to visit Sancti Spiritu and Manaca Iznaga in the Valle de los Ingenios. Arrival in Trinidad and accommodation in your house. Dinner at the house.(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).

Trinidad

Day 6 - 7 - Trinidad

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

Piante di caffè

Day 8 - Viñales

Breakfast. At 8:30 departure to Viñales , with a stop in the French-style Cienfuegos to visit the city Arrival in Viñales  . Accomodation and dinner in the house.
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

Viñales

Day 9 - 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.

Havana

Day 10 - L'Havana

Breakfast. At 8:30  departure to  L’Havana ,  passing and stopping  at Las Terrazas, in Sierra del Rosario, where you can visit the ancient French coffe farms, Las Terrazas’ community and Hotel Moka, the first eco-hotel inCuba  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 Havana and accommodation in the house. Free dinner.(1)

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

Day 11 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.

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 accomodation 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 airoport (or any other point indicated by client)
  • • Reception at the Airport
  • ;

Price does not include:

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

PRICES


  • Price: € 1135 / pax min 2 pax
    Price: € 999 /  pax  min 4 pax


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Sabor a Cuba