A land rich with history, culture and delicious local flavor. Our private tour will be based in the famed city of Havana for 4 nights and you will experience the best that this magical island has to offer. We work exclusively with private partners for our tours and accommodation, unaffiliated with the Cuban government, so you can rest assured you’re supporting small business in the local economy.
During this carefully crafted trip, you’ll spend your days exploring Cuba and will be accompanied the entire time by a trusted, local guide. This trip is perfect if you want to get off the beaten path in Cuba but do so with the security and peace of mind that comes with having all the details taken care of on this guided tour.
We are traveling under the category of Support for the Cuban People.
A traveler is required to provide support for the Cuban people and promote independent activity intended to strengthen civil society in Cuba.
A traveler is required to engage in "Support for the Cuban People" activities consistent with a full-time schedule. These types of activities include:
Meeting with local businessmen, artists, tobacco manufacturers and people who own their own business
Explore independent museums (there are some very interesting ones in Havana)
Dance classes (popular and folkloric dances)
Meeting and engaging with musicians at a show
Discuss Cuban society with locals
You must retain records, like receipts and itineraries, and keep them on hand for five years.
A traveler must avoid all transactions with a GAESA-owned (military-owned) business.
What's included in this trip:
- 5-day & 4 nights’ accommodation in a ‘Casa Particular’ (Local Bed & Breakfast) in Havana
- Excursions, visits, and entrance fees according to the program
- 4 Breakfasts
- 3 Lunches
- 3 Dinners
- Transfers in air-conditioned vehicle (US) of local standard quality with driver
- Fully guided experience in English with professional local guides
§ Flights to Havana, Cuba
§ [You will need to book flights that arrive before midday on day 1. On the final day, please book flights that depart after midday.]
§ Tourist Card / Entry Fee ($50 - $150). You can find more information through this link her
§ Travel Insurance (STRONGLY Recommended) Click this link to here to review the best plan to suit your needs.
Day 1 Tuesday - Welcome!:
Reception and welcome at the airport and transfer to Casa Particular.
Day 2 Wednesday - Havana - Colonial & Modern:
In 1982, the UNESCO declared Havana’s historic city center as a world cultural heritage site. There is no city in whole Latin America with a larger colonial center. Enjoy a walking tour exploring the old city centre through the alleys and over the squares of Old-Havana: Plaza de Armas, Templete, Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Plaza de la Catedral, Plaza Vieja, Hemingway’s “Bodeguita“… Also enjoy a panoramic tour passing by the Malecón, Hotel Nacional, Avenida de los Presidentes, Plaza de la Revolución, Quinta Avenida and much more.
Day 3 Thursday - Pinar del Río - Viñales - Havana (450 km)
Early in the morning along the tobacco road to Pinar del Río. On the way, visit of a cigar factory in Pinar del Rio. Afterwards, 45 minutes drive on a mountain road to Viñales and short “compulsory” foto-break at the amazing view point at Los Jazmínes. Afterwards panorama tour through the mogotes (lime stone hills) and the picturesque town, where it would appear the time has stopped. In the late afternoon heading back to Havana.
Day 4 Friday - Havana Music & Art:
The world knows about the rich musical culture of Cuba...did you know that there is even a lively art scene? There is no doubt that beside music and dance also art is an elemental factor in Cuban Culture! This tour gives you an impression about the numerous creations of Cuban Musicians and Artists.
Day 5 Saturday - Farewell - Havana - Havana Airport:
Time at leisure (depending on time of departure) and drive to the airport Havana.
Passport is REQUIRED: Reservations must be made in your FULL NAME as it appears on your passport. Traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond the travel dates.
Travelers with Disabilities: In order to fully enjoy your Love 2 Travel Vacations Tour, please note the tour participant must be accompanied by an individual responsible for providing your assistance. Tour managers, guides and drivers or other client's are not able to provide such assistance. Escorted tours are fast paced, often requiring lengthy walks over uneven terrain. In the interests of group harmony, clients should be able to maintain the pace of the tour. International tours are not required to comply with the ADA requirement as the US. Please notify Love 2 Travel Vacations if you have any questions on the physical capabilities of this tour.
All prices are based on the rates of exchange in effect at the time of price quotation. In the event that the US dollar devalues, our Supplier reserves the right to increase prices accordingly. Your final invoice will reflect increases resulting from currency devaluation.
Due to contractual obligations, the initial deposit and additional payments for this travel event is non-refundable and non-transferable to any other Love 2 Travel Vacations event.
Forms of Payment: Checks, Money Orders or Zelle.
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