The Rhythm of Cuba

  

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Day 1: Malta to Havana

Depart Malta on your scheduled flight to Havana where, on arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included) Havana
Begin with a full day city tour of this fabulous capital, starting at one of the city’s top cigar factories to witness local craftsmen at work. Wander around the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Havana to learn about the origins of Cuba’s most famous beverage at the Havana Club Museum of Rum. Venture to Ernest Hemingway’s former home to gain a fascinating insight into the life of one of America’s most famous authors. Following lunch, return to Havana and visit the fortress of El Morro Castle, whose elevated position enjoys breathtaking views of the city skyline. This evening, experience live music performed by the famous Buena Vista Social Club’s saga at La Taberna Benny More.

Day 3: (Breakfast, Lunch Included) Havana
This morning visit the modern portion of Havana to the magnificent José Mari Memorial within Revolution Square. Later take a scenic drive south-west of Havana to the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Las Terrazas, here you will learn about the reforestation project and how the pioneering eco-community has developed. Before lunch, visit the ruins of the French coffee plantation. The afternoon is at leisure before returning to Havana.

Day 4: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included) Havana to Trinidad
Journey south to the elegant coastal city of Cienfuegos. Enjoy a late lunch before starting a short city tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, visit Palacio de Valle and Paseo del Prado, Cuba’s longest boulevard lined with neo-classical buildings and colourful colonial houses. Continue along the coastline to the island’s historic heart, Trinidad.

Days 5-6: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included) Trinidad
After breakfast, tour the beautiful UNESCO listed town of Trinidad. Sample a  ‘canchanchara’ at a local bar, a beverage made from honey, lime juice and rum. On day six journey to the surrounding Valley of the Sugar Mills, for a tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here the valley landscapes are scattered with ruins of the once prosperous sugar industry. Stopping at a viewpoint, observe the baroque-style tower of Manaca Iznaga that overlooks a plantation once owned by one of the region’s wealthiest families. This afternoon will be at leisure to explore Trinidad.

Day 7: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included) Trinidad to Varadero
Leaving Trinidad, stop at the nearby city of Santa Clara, synonymous with the famous revolutionary Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. Tour the city’s highlights including the Che Guevara Monument and Mausoleum, depart Santa Clara and continue to Varadero — which boasts a magnificent stretch of white sandy beaches. Arrive early afternoon to relax in the beautiful surroundings.

Day 8: (Breakfast Included) Varadero to Malta
This morning will be at leisure before your afternoon transfer to Havana in time to catch your flight back to Malta.



TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tours of the UNESCO-listed cities of Old Havana, Trinidad and Cienfuegos

  • Visit Ernest Hemingway’s former home

  • Explore the beautiful Las Terrazas community

  • Tour of the Sugar Mills Valley

  • Visit the Memorial of Che Guevara in Santa Clara

  • Relax on the white sandy beaches of Varadero 

  

YOUR HOTELS

Havana 3 nights
4* Copacabana Hotel
Trinidad 3 nights
4* Brisas del Mar
Varadero 1 night
4*Memories Varadero


EXTENSIONS

Vistas of Viñales*
4 nights from €839 Delve deep into the Viñales Valley to  experience the true heart of Cuba.

Varadero Beach Stay
4* Iberostar Tainos Hotel  3 nights All-Inclusive from just €439 



DEPARTURES & PRICES

 

OUR PACKAGES INCLUDE
7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
Fully escorted tour with local English speaking guides throughout
Return flights from Malta to Cuba
All internal travel including flights and air-conditioned/heated transportation
Accommodation, 6 excursions and entry fees to all sights



2017FROM
03 APR €3239
15 MAY €2729
05 JUN €2729
04 SEP €2589
18 SEP €2549
16 OCT €2729

  

Single Travellers: Single supplement for the main tour starts from just €379


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