Havana Unique

Havana Long Weekend

Havana - Vinales (Pinar del Rio)
Escorted Tour
Havana Long Weekend
From
1105 CAD
Period
5 Days tour / 4 Nights
Destinations
Havana - Vinales (Pinar del Rio)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 » Arrival in Havana

Escorted arrival transfer to your hotel by private taxi (approx. 30 min).
3-night accommodation at boutique Hostel in Old Havana, B&B

Evening

7.00 PM – Dinner at restaurant La Moneda Cubana and Traditional Cuban music concert at Café Taberna Beni More in Plaza Vieja.
0.0 Return to the hotel.

Meals: D

Day 2 » Havana City tours / excursions

Morning

9.00 AM - Walking Tour of Old Havana, visiting the main streets and squares of the Historical Centre.
Visit to some artists` galleries.

Noon

12. 30 PM -Lunch a la carte in the nice local restaurant Doña Eutimia in the Cathedral square (2 drinks included).
2.00 PM -Transfer back to the hotel.

Afternoon & evening

5.00 PM-Panoramic Tour of the modern part of Havana by Old American Cars and brief stop at the Morro Castle to enjoy sunset and city view.
7.00 PM-Dinner at famous restaurant La Guarida (3-course menu with 2 drinks included).
9.30 PM– Latín Jazz at La Zorra y el Cuervo (La casa del Jazz Cubano).
1.00 AM -Return to the hotel.

Meals: B, L, D

Day 3 » Havana City excursions

Morning

9.30 AM-Visit to Hemingway’s farm La Vigia, Hotel Ambos Mundos, Fishermen town of Cojimar and Bar Floridita.

This tour invites to visit the places where the famous American writer Ernest Hemingway lived: The Hotel Ambos Mundos and Finca Vigia, the haunts where many of his most renowned works were later set.

You will also visit the fishermen Village of Cojimar, where Hemingway first heard about the story of Santiago( the old man), and where lived and died his captain and friend Gregorio Fuentes. The bars Las Terrazas, La Bodeguita and El Florida (his favourite) are also visited.

The tour includes:

  • Visit to La Vigía Farmhouse,in San Francisco de Paula , former residence of the renowned writer.
  • Walking tour of the fishermen`s village of Cojimar.
  • Visit to Hemingway`s monument.
  • Visit to Las Terrazas de Cojimar Restaurant, temple of the author and the late Captain of his boat Gregorio Fuentes.
  • Visit to room 511 at Ambos Mundos Hotel where Hemingway used to stay in the 1930`s.
  • Visit to “La Bodeguita del Medio” and the “El Floridita” bars.
  • Havana Unique`s surprise
Afternoon

1.00 PM- Lunch in nice private restaurant in Old Havana.

2.30 AM-The “Rum & Cigars” tour:

  • Drive to the Habana Club Rum Museum by Taxi.
  • Visit to the Rum Museum with rum tasting.
  • Visit to the Habano Cigar hotel “Conde de Villanueva”, rolling demonstration by the house roller and cigar & coffee tasting.
Evening

Enjoy world known Tropicana Cabaret Show, including:

  • Taxi transfers (approx. 20 min)
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs

Meals: B, L

Day 4 » Pinar del Rio - Vinales excursion

Morning

This morning, drive out of the city towards the western tip of the island through unusual landscapes of mogotes, caves, mountains and tobacco plantations.

Visit Pinar del Rio, a lively small provincial town with neo-classical houses. Local vendors often gather under the pillars of these houses, selling a range of goods and snacks. At a small cigar factory, you will see the different processes involved in making the world famous Cuban cigars.

Continue to the Viñales Valley.

Viñales is a charming old town in a valley in the Sierra de los Organos surrounded by the limestone hills called mogotes. After lunch, visit the Indian Cave, including a short boat ride past the beautiful rock formations.

8.30- Departure to Pinar del Rio-Viñales.

  • Visit to the Cigar Factory Francisco Donatien in Pinar Del Rio City
  • Stop for photos at the lookout Los Jazmines over the beautiful Valley of Viñales
  • Visit the Village of Viñales and tobacco plantations.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Return to Havana
Evening
At leisure.

Meals: B, L

Day 5 » Departure

Private transfer out to Havana airport (approx. 0.30 hours)

Meals: B

For those arriving to Cuba in a night flight, first day dinner and concert will be rescheduled for day 4.

Not Included:
  • Tips, meals and activities not stated in the program description.

Escorted Tour