Tour Cubabien

DEPARTURE: Saturday - RETURN: Saturday

8 days - 7 nights

Summary of the program


This wonderful tour will guide travelers through several of the wonders offered by the western and central part of the Island. During their stay, travelers will visit historical facilities, restaurants, nightclubs, nature reserves, and you will become a part of the Cuban culture.

Highlights: Live Music Show - Old Havana walking tour - Art Craft Market - Cienfuegos City - Jobero Verde community project - Colonial architecture of Trinidad - Artisan´s workshop Santander - Remedio’ s town - Cayo Santa Maria Key - Visit to a sugar mill.

Itinerary

The itinerary is subjected to change according to local conditions, such as traffic, weather or availability of the cultural project.

Activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only. Final itineraries are sent to guest one or two weeks prior to departure.

Check in begins roughly at 3:00 pm (Eastern Time). The tour star time will vary slightly depending on flight arrivals. 

Airlines recommend that you arrive at the airport at least 3 hours prior to departure

  • 1

    A representative of Cuba Bien travel agency will meet you at Miami International Airport to help you check-in your flight to Havana.After a 45 min flight you will be at Havana International Airport ‘José Martí’. Upon arrival you will clear immigration and proceed to pick up your luggage. It might be a slow process. The terminal has only 2 carousels.

    Outside the terminal you will be welcome by a Cuba Bien staff member and your local guide.

    Picked up from the airport in a comfortable bus, first stop for lunch at a local restaurant.

    Second stop to visit ‘Plaza de la Revolucion’, the most important political center of the Island, decorated with midcentury old classic American cars, a living proof of the contradiction of a social system and the ingenuity of the Cuban people to overcome the existing economic crisis.

    Transfer to casa particular / hotel in a nice neighborhood in Havana.

    Welcome dinner at a paladar, the name Cubans give to private restaurants. After dinner traveler will attend an evening show called Legendarios del Guajirito with live music from new and old members of the famous Buena Vista Social Club.

    A bus will take you back to casa particular / hotel.If you wish to stay a little longer your guide will let you know how to get a taxi back on your own.

    All meals included


  • 2

    Breakfast at casa particular / hotel.

    Departure to a guided tour in Old Havana, a World Heritage Site, where you will have the opportunity to learn about the history and importance of the 4 mains plazas.Lunch at a local paladar.

    After lunch you will visit The Art Craft Market Almacenes San José, the artisan's market in Old Havana. This is a space created for local artists and sellers of handicrafts to display and offer visitors some of the most beautiful souvenirs in Cuba.

    On the way to return to casa particular / hotel you will enjoy a panoramic tour around Paseo del Prado, Parque Central and El Capitolio.

    Dinner at a local paladar.

    Visit to San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress for the 9 pm ceremony of the cannon shot that it will sound in all the main city of Havana. 

    All meals included

  • 3

    Breakfast at casa particular / hoteland check out.Departure to the City of Cienfuegos, the called Pearl of the South one of Cuba´s quaintest cities because of the beautiful architecture inherited from the Cienfuegos French roots. It has also an attractive port where in one local paladar lunch will be served.

    After lunch a guided tour of the city.

    Visit to a community project of Jobero Verde, at the country side, where you will have the chance tolearn more about de Cuban Music.

    Back to the bus and the tour continues to the colonial architecture city of Trinidad, declared as world heritage city of Trinidad.

    Check in at the casa particular / hotel.

    Dinner at a local paladar.

    If you wish you can participate in the traditional dance party near Plaza Mayor.

    All meals included

  • 4

    Breakfast at casa particular / hotel and check out.

    Guided visit of Trinidad and visit to the Artisan´s workshop Santander where traditional ceramics are made.

    Lunch at a local paladar.

    After lunch departure to the city of Santa Clara.

    Visit to Santa Clara's Central Plaza, the heart of the city since colonial times and timeto admire centuries old buildings, including the Central Theater.

    Check in to casa particular / hotel / hotelin a nice neighborhood in Santa Clara.

    Dinner at a local paladar.

    All meals included

  • 5

    Breakfast at casa particular / hotel.

    Visit to the Armored Train, the site of the most important battle commanded by Ernesto Che Guevara. Here you will hear the story of the battle from one of the curators of the site. The people of Santa Clara are very proud of their participation during the revolution and this is an opportunity for witness how they love to talk about the heroic moments of their beloved Ernesto Che Guevara.

    Visit the statue of Che Guevara in front of the Regional Communist Party Headquarters. Guide will explain about the symbolism in the statue and also get an introduction to the importance and meaning of the Communist Party in Santa Clara.

    Lunch at a local paladar.

    After lunch, a short hike to Capiro Hill, the best view of the city of Santa Clara and scenery of one of the most important battles during the Revolutionary War.

    Return to casa particular / hotel.

    Dinner at a local paladar.

    After dinner a visit to El Mejunje, the most open-minded club in all Cuba. Since 1985, everyone from rockers to LGBTs, from poets to stand-up comedians has found a safe place at El Mejunje where they can express themselves.

    All meals included

  • 6

    Breakfast at casa particular / hoteland check out.Departure to Remedios’s town. Culturally rich and remarkably well preserved, famous for its Festival of Parrandas.

    Visit to Las Parrandas Museum.

    Lunch at a local paladar.

    After lunch departure to Cayo Santa María.

    Check in at the All Inclusive hotel 4 stars. Dinner at the hotel.

    All meals included


  • 7

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Visit to the sugar mill Marcelo Salado to see all the process of the traditional most important resource of the country the sugar.

    Lunch and dinner at the hotel.

    All meals  included

  • 8

    Breakfast at the hotel and check out.

    After breakfast check out of the hotel and travel heading to the Santa Clara Airport for return flight home. Airlines recommend arriving at the airport at least 3 hours prior to departure.

    All meals included


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