ColorTravels - Cuba

Son de Cuba

A plunge in the “real” Cuba
8 days - 7 nights

Son de Cuba

The history of Cuba, in a short trip into tradition: Gibara, nice and quiet fishermen city overlooking a beautiful bay; Bayamo, patriotic city; Santiago , the first Cuban capital, starting point of the Revolution, heart of the Cuban music, marvellous after its restoration; the first founded city, Baracoa, surrounded by a gorgeous nature

Day 1- Holguin - Gibara

Arrival in Cuba. You will be received at airport in Holguin*** . Your personal driver will bring you to Gibara. Accommodation in your “casa particular” . Dinner at the house.
*** Airport can also be Santiago. Pick up can also be done at your hotel or any other location nearby.  Itinerary will be adjusted  accordingly

gibara

Day 2 - Gibara-Bayamo-Santiago

Breakfast. You will have time to walk in the streets of Gibara and appreciate this typical fishermen town overlooking a wonderful bay and surrounded by green hills. You’ll breath an unexpected, unconventional Cuba, smelling of “old times”. At 11:30 am departure to Bayamo.

Historic town ,founded in 1513, it played a key role in the Independence War from Spanish Colonialism. Bayamo deserves a visit for its historic centre and its ancient cathedral.

After your lunch (free) you will be heading to Santiago. Accommodation in the house. Dinner at the house.

 

Santiago

Day 3 - Santiago

Breakfast. Free day to stroll around and enjoy the beautiful city, called “ la cuna del son”, starting point of the Cuban Revolution . We would recommend to visit  the Cuartel Moncada Museum*. Your personal driver will be available to get around the city . Dinner at the house.
* Except on Monday, closing day of Cuban museums.

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Santiago

Day 4 - Santiago

Breakfast. At 9 a.m. your driver will take you to the Virgen del Cobre Santuary, the Cuba patron saint,  and to the majestic Morro Fortification. Free afternoon . Free dinner . (1).

Baracoa

Day 5 - Baracoa

Breakfast. At 8:00 a.m. departure to Baracoa , where you will arrive late in the morning/early in the afternoon. On your way there, through  Paso de la Farola, you will admire an amazing landscape transforming under your eyes, until you’ll reach Baracoa, characterized by an unique microclimate in the whole island. Accommodation and dinner in your Baracoa house.


Baracoa, “the most beautiful land human eyes have ever seen”: this is how Christopher Colombus described it when he touched the first strip of Cuban land. The first established city in Cuba still carries within itself the legacy of the native populations. Its name in Tainos language means “surrounded by waters”. Baracoa is surrounded by the sea and it is crossed by more than 20 rivers, among which are Rio  Duaba , Toa and Yumurì, that offer fresh water in the immense coconut and cocoa palm forests surrounding  the city.
Not to be missed: a relaxing plunge into the Duaba river, a sacred river.

Baracoa

Day 6-7 - Baracoa

Breakfast. At 9:00 a.m. a local driver will pick you up to discover the fascinating  surroundings of Baracoa. One dinner at the house, one free dinner (1).

In our information sheet you will find tips for choosing the best excursions to do, to deep yourself in the magic nature of Baracoa. Your local driver will be your guide in this adventure.

Day 8 Holguin airport

Breakfast. At 8:30 a.m.departure to Holguin airport* , passing through the magnificent forest of Baracoa and reaching Holguin via Moa. ( Departure time to be defined depending on your flight schedule).
*Instead of Holguin  airport, your point of release can be another airport or any other location/hotel nearby.

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.

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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).n, local transportation etc. A sort of Cuban "vademecum", result of our experience on the site.
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:

  • • 7 nights accomodation in Cuban B&B “casa particular”, double room with private bathroom and air conditioning
    • 7 breakfasts
    • 4 dinners in Cuban B&B “casa particular”
    • All door-to-door transfers with private driver
    • Transfers from and to airoport (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”

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Prices


  • Price: € 920,00/ pax min 2 pax:
  • Price: € 735,00/ pax min 4 pax


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Son de Cuba