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Specialized Cuba Tours | Cuba Travel Packages

Our staff is specialized in preparing people-to-people cultural exchanges for travelers originating their travel from the United States (or, from any other country), and who wish to travel in compliance with current federal regulations relating to travel to Cuba.

We can prepare custom tour packages for a couple, or a group of thirty, and anything in between. We have lodging available in a wide variety of Bed & Breakfasts in Cuba, and we also have access to every hotel on the island. We offer tour packages that include a car and driver, whether it is a modern car or van, or a classic American car with air conditioning.

All of our services include a professional English / Spanish speaking guide who will accompany you for the duration of your stay.

Our goal is to make your dream trip to Cuba a reality, and we guarantee your satisfaction.

Cuba Art & Culture Tour 7 Days ID: CUL-07

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  • $364 - $2547

  • Available: Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn
  • 6 nights

Description

Day 1 “Welcome to Havana”

  • Depart U.S. from Miami, Ft. Lauderdale or Tampa International Airport to Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba.
  • Meet & greet with a professional guide with a deep knowledge and years of experience working with us and American tourism at Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport.
  • Guide will accompany you for duration of stay.
  • Accommodation in B&B in Havana, for 4 nights with breakfast included, through which you will have the chance to learn about Cubans´ daily routine
  • Welcome lunch at private restaurant. (If you are not in Havana at lunch time, then there will be an included welcome dinner.)
  • Driving City Tour of Havana, including a drive along the famous Havana “malecon” seawall, Vedado neighborhood, 5th Avenue in the suburb of Miramar, and stops at the Plaza of the Revolution, Almendares Park, Fusterlandia in the suburbs of Havana, and La Lavanderia, the studio and workshop of Cuban painter and sculptor Rafael Perez Alonso. You will have the opportunity to explore this most unique workplace in the Havana suburb of Miramar, and meet the artist. (2 hours).
  • You may check at www.cubafinearts.com and www.cubartecontemporaneo.com
  • Transfer to B&B.
  • Dinner at restaurant of guest’s choice. (NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE).
  • Live jazz at La Zorra y el Cuervo.

Day 2 “Old Havana, Bellas Artes & Tropicana Cabaret”

  • Breakfast at B&B.
  • 9:00 am Old Havana Encounter, our walking tour through Old Havana, La Habana Vieja, and its five main plazas, Plaza Vieja, Plaza de Armas, Plaza de la Catedral, Plaza de San Francisco, and Plaza del Cristo, with stops at the residence of the colonial era Captain General of the island, the Havana Cathedral, Obispo Street, and the Cuba’s capitol building. You will stop at the L’Antigua Habana book store, right across the street from Sloppy Joe’s, where you just may find a first edition of “The Old Man and the Sea,” or just a simple postcard. Old Havana gives you a taste of the island and will make you feel as if you had travelled back in time. Old Havana has some of the oldest buildings and streets in the Americas, with buildings and structures dating to the 16th century. These ancient buildings still house a significant number of Havana’s inhabitants. Old Havana features the first church built on the island, a street paved with wooden bricks, palatial residences, the hotel where Ernest Hemingway wrote “For Whom the Bell Tolls,” the beautiful Bacardi building, and the Cuba’s former presidential palace. Some of the notable buildings you will see during this tour include the house built by Ponce de Leon’s grandson, a section of Havana’s original colonial era sewer system, and the beautiful Palacio Viena Hotel, which like many structures in Old Havana has been undergoing a never-ending renovation. Our tour of Old Havana includes stops at Ernest Hemingway’s favorite bars, El Floridita and La Bodeguita del Medio. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982, Old Havana is the largest, oldest, and most authentic colonial area in the western hemisphere. This event is directed by your professional, English speaking guide. (4 hours).
  • Lunch at restaurant of guest’s choice. (Not included in the price).
  • 2:00 pm: Museo de Bellas Artes Tour, this is a tour of both the national and international branches of the Cuban National Arts Museums, which are housed in two separate buildings. One building, which houses international artworks, is in what was before the revolution of 1959 the Centro Asturiano of Cuba, the gathering place for the society of Spaniards from the province of Asturias who had emigrated to Cuba. The national branch is housed in a modern looking building, and houses the Coleccion Cubana, while the other museum is known as the Coleccion de Arte Universal. The Coleccion Cubana is housed in a modern looking building across from the Museum of the Revolution, the beautiful building was built before 1959 in a modernistic style, and features works by Victor Manuel Garcia, Wilfredo Lam, Rene Porto Carrero, Zaida del Rio, and many more. This branch displays works which are rarely seen outside of Cuba, of artists which in many cases are little known outside the island. (4 hours).
  • Dinner at restaurant of guest’s choice. (Not included in the price).
  • 9:30 pm Entertainment at the world-famous Tropicana Cabaret, well-known as a “Paradise under the stars” since it was built in a woody outdoors area in 1939. Many national and international stars have made their attractive and beautiful performances. Tropicana`s shows are characterized by the Cuban Folklore, colored and variety of rhythm, the beauty and affability of its dancers and excellence of artist.

Day 3 “Studio And Gallery Day”

  • Breakfast at B&B.
  • 9:00 am Visit the studios and galleries of Cuban painters Eduardo Abela Torras, Ivan & Yoan Capote, Rene Francisco, and more. (4 hours).
  • Lunch at private restaurant. (Not included in the price).
  • 2:00cpm Visit the studios and galleries of Cuban painters K’cho, Ernesto Rancano, Jorge Perugorria, and more.
  • Dinner at restaurant of guest’s choice. (Not included in the price)
    10:00pm Live music featuring the Buena Vista Social Club.

Day 4 “Havana Art & Artists”

  • Breakfast at B&B
  • 9:00 am Hemingway encounter, visit the places Ernest Hemingway regularly frequented, including La Finca Vigia, and La Terraza de Cojimar Restaurant. Includes the Gregorio Fuentes walking tour of the town of Cojimar, which was the inspiration for the novel “The Old Man and the Sea.” This event also includes visits to room 511 at the Ambos Mundos Hotel, where Hemingway stayed and wrote, and a stop at La Bodeguita del Medio and the Floridita bars.
    This encounter is a must for any Hemingway fan, and covers some of the most productive and interesting years of the famous writer’s life. (5 hours).
  • Lunch at private restaurant. (Not included in the price).
  • 2:00 pm This afternoon is available for follow up visits to any of the studios or galleries that you have seen in the past few days, this is a great time to obtain that piece you must have!.
  • Dinner at private restaurant. (Not included in the price).
  • 9:00 Live music at la Casa de la Musica.

Day 5 "Hello Trinidad"

  • Breakfast at B&B.
  • 8:00 am Transfer to Trinidad.
  • Lunch at private restaurant. (Not included in the price).
  • 2:00 pm Walking city tour of Trinidad, which was founded in 1514, and has some of Latin America's best-preserved colonial era houses. Trinidad is considered the jewel of Cuba, and is the island best preserved colonial era town. Its wonderful people and beautiful surroundings set it apart from any other destination in the Caribbean. Many of its narrow streets are paved with the original bricks that are hundreds of years old. Tour includes stops at the Plaza Mayor, the Church of the Holy Trinity, the Plaza Santa Ana and Tres Cruces, and the Palace of Count Brunet which currently houses the Museo Romantico, the lookout that with sweeping views of the city, and more. A unique experience in a special town that visitors to Cuba should not miss. (4 hours).
  • Transfer to your B&B in Cienfuegos.
  • Accommodation in B&B in Cienfuegos, for 1 night with breakfast included.
  • Dinner at private restaurant. (Not included in the price).
  • Night free to enjoy on your own.

DAY 6 "CIENFUEGOS & CUBAN REALITY"

  • Breakfast at B&B.
  • 9:00 am City tour of Cienfuegos, with stops at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Conception, the Paseo del Prado, the Provincial Museum, the Terry Theatre, the Palacio del Valle, and more. (3 hours).
  • Lunch at restaurant of guest's choice. (Not included in the price).
  • Transfer to Havana.
  • Accommodation in B&B in Havana, for 1 night with breakfast included.
  • 3:00 pm RESOLVIENDO Workshop, through this workshop we attempt to give our guests a peek into the life of a regular Cuban citizen. You will see an actual tarjeta de abastecimiento, which roughly translates to provisions card. These are the small notebooks that every Cuban citizen is given at birth, and which entitles them to five chicken eggs, a quarter chicken, coffee, cooking oil, and other items every month. The provision card also entitles its' bearer to purchase select items that are deemed to be necessities at discounted prices. You will visit what is known in Cuba as an agricultural market, agro, and is basically the produce section of a supermarket, where most people buy their fresh produce. You will visit a bread distribution point, where bread is distributed through the provision card at discounted prices. Depending on schedule and other factors you may also visit a grocery store, meat market, and other markets where meats are sold. This workshop will show visitors some of the daily rituals most Cubans deal with, it will be presented by your guide, and sometimes we have invited guests who are experts in certain areas of the food distribution chain in Cuba. The history of the provisions card will also be covered. (4 hours).
  • Dinner at restaurant of guest's choice. (Not included in the price).
  • Live music at el Diablo Tun Tun or Sarao.

Day 7 “Goodbye Cuba!”

  • Breakfast at B&B.
  • FREE TIME to enjoy on your own.
  • Farewell lunch at private restaurant.
  • Transfer to Jose Marti International Airport for return flight to the U.S., schedule to be determined.

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Accommodation in B&B
  • Guide for duration of stay
  • Breakfast included
  • Transfer In (Airport to B&B)
  • All visits tickets
  • Transfer Out (B&B to Airport)
  • Chofer at disposal

Availability & Prices

Package From To Price
Double Occupancy. 01-09-2018 31-12-2018 $ 1740 per person
Single Occupancy. 01-09-2018 31-12-2018 $ 2547 per person
Infants (child in arms), One per Two adults. 01-09-2018 31-12-2018 $ 364 per person
One Child aged 2-10 Accompanying Two Adults. 01-09-2018 31-12-2018 $ 782 per person

Policies & Fees

  • Policies

    Price includes:
    - all listed activities,
    - Cuban entry visa(s),
    - full time English-speaking professional guide,
    - all transfers & transportation*,
    - 6 breakfasts and 2 lunches.

    * One of our guides will accompany you on your flight to Cuba (if you travel from U.S.).
    * Price only valid for groups of 2 to 12 guests and does NOT include roundtrip airfare.
    * Car & driver at...

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