Havana Unique

Cuba: Western Jewels

Habana, Pinar Del Rio and Varadero
Escorted Tour
Cuba: Western Jewels
From
1853 CAD
Period
8 Days tour / 7 Nights
Destinations
Habana, Pinar Del Rio and Varadero

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 » Arrival to Havana

Arrival: Welcome by English speaking guide

Escorted private transfer to your hotel (approx. 30 min)
3-night accommodation at hotel Boutique in Old Havana, B&B

Evening

7.00 PM-Dinner at restaurant la Moneda Cubana by cathedral square 9.00 PM - Traditional Cuban music concert at Café Taberna Beni More in Plaza Vieja Return to the hotel

Meals: D

Day 2 » Havana City tours / excursions

Havana was founded in 1519 as an assembly point for ships taking silver to Spain and had a great strategic and commercial importance. The Old City (Havana Vieja), a Unesco World Heritage Site, is currently being restored to its former glory with beautiful baroque churches, palaces and convents lining its cobbled streets and squares. Classic American cars, glamorous cabaret shows, intoxicating Cuban music and even the state of decay of some of the colonial buildings, battling against the corrosive effects of the sea air, all add to the charm and character of this enigmatic city.

Morning
9.00-Morning Walking Tour of Old Havana, visiting the main streets and squares of the Historical Centre. Visit to some artists’ galleries: Carmen Montilla, Nelson Dominguez, Ernesto Rancaño, Flora Fong, Angel Ramirez, etc (visits are subject to availability). 12.00 Lunch a la carte in the nice local restaurant Doña Eutimia (2 drinks included).
Afternoon
At leisure
Evening
5.30 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
7.30 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 » Tours in Havana

Morning
9.30 AM Panoramic tour of the modern part of Havana by coach with brief visits to Havana City Model, The Revolution Square and Hotel Nacional (National monument) 12. 30- Lunch at chicken and Cuban food restaurant El Aljibe, in Miramar (western Havana)
Afternoon

2-00 PM Visit to Fusteria, communitarian projects in the neighborhood of Santa Fe headed by Cuban artist Jose Fuster.

Return to the hotel.

Evening

At leisure to enjoy Havana own your own

Meals: B, L

Day 4 » Departure to Pinar Del Rio - Vinales

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.

Morning
  • 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 Mural of Prehistory
Afternoon

Visit to the Indian cave

Evening

Dinner in the host’s house.

Meals: B, L, D

1 night accommodation in family run guesthouse in Viñales town.

Day 5 » Varadero beach via Soroa - Las Terrazas Park

Morning
  • 9.00 - Departure to national Park Sierra del Rosario
  • Visit Soroa orchid garden and water fall.
  • lunch at Casa del Campesino restaurant.
  • Café de María (taste local coffee)
  • Visit of community Las Terrazas
Continue to Varadero beach

3 nights accommodation at 4*hotel Blau Varadero. All Inclusive

Meals: B, L, D

Day 6 » Day on Varadero beach

Accommodation at 4* hotel Blau Varadero on the beach. All Inclusive.

Day 7 » Day on Varadero beach

Accommodation at 4* hotel Blau Varadero on the beach. All Inclusive.

Day 8 » Day on Varadero beach

Accommodation at 4* hotel Blau Varadero on the beach. All Inclusive.

Transfer out to Havana international airport.

Your program includes

  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure
  • Specialized tour guide escort for transfers and tours.
  • Rep service (24/7 on call) throughout your stay in Cuba
  • Private air-conditioned transport.

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