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Discover the beauties and charm of the island of Cuba.

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Discover the beauties and charm of the island of Cuba.

A 7-nights tour to discover the beauties of the North of the island. Starting from Havana we will visit Pinar del Rio, Cinfuegos, Trinidad and end our week in Varadero where it is possible to extend the holiday with some relaxing days at sea.

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  • 1
    Havana
    Day 1
    Havana

    Meeting with our referent at Havana airport and transfer to the selected hotel.

    Accommodation in the selected rooms and dinner (according to the time of arrival at the hotel).

    Evening at leisure.

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  • 2
    Havana
    Day 2
    Havana

    Breakfast at the hotel. After the briefing, tour of the city.

    Colonial area: walking route to the historic center, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Visit to the Plaza de San Francisco de Asis, Plaza Vieja, Plaza de Armas, Plaza de la Catedral, Bodeguita del Medio, the Craft & Souvenir Market and the Palace of Cuban Arts & Crafts.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.

    After lunch, visit of the classical and modern part: Former Presidential Palace, Parque Central, Capitol, rum factory Bocoy and tasting, Revolution Square, the famous Rampa and Malecon.

    Back to hotel and dinner.

    Evening at leisure for optional activities, we suggest you: the Cabaret Tropicana, the most famous local in Cuba, the Copa Room of the Riviera, the Casa de la Musicao or just a walk on the seafront: the Malecon.

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  • 3
    Havana
    Day 3
    Havana

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Departure to Pinar del Rio, the westernmost province of Cuba, where it is grown the best tobacco in the world. Visit to a cigar factory, made by hand and the House of Veguero to learn about the process of growing tobacco.

    Lunch on site.

    The tour continues to Viñales, a beautiful valley surrounded by the "Mogotes", rocks with vertical walls and rounded peaks. They are considered as the oldest rock formations in Cuba. Visit to the Mural of Prehistory, a mural designed by a famous Cuban artist on the wall of a local mountain. It represents the geological and biological evolution of man and species.

    Return to Havana and dinner. Evening at leisure.

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  • 4
    Havana - Cienfuegos
    Day 4
    Havana - Cienfuegos

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Departure to Cienfuegos.

    During the trip, visit to Guamà within the Natural Park Montemar, in the heart of Treasure Lagoon (Laguna del Tesoro). Visit of the breeding of the crocodiles and boat ride to the Aldea Taína, an accurate life-size reconstruction of an aboriginal village "Taino".

    Lunch in a typical restaurant. Free time at the beach.

    Then, we will continue to Cienfuegos.

    Once arrived, accommodation and dinner at the hotel. Evening at leisure.

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  • 5
    Cienfuegos - Trinidad
    Day 5
    Cienfuegos - Trinidad

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Visit to the center of Cienfuegos to admire its beautiful neoclassical architecture.

    The tour will continue to Trinidad, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, we will discover its old town, the Museum "Palacio Cantero", the House "The Canchanchara" where we will taste its typical drink.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.

    Then, visit to the Casa del Alfarero, local pottery workshop, the Mirador Valle de Los Ingenios and Torre Manaca Iznaga.

    Return to the hotel in Trinidad and dinner.

    After dinner, we suggest you to visit the House of the Trova or Casa de la Musica, the most famous on the island, to listen to a good Cuban live music or just have a drink.

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  • 6
    Trinidad
    Day 6
    Trinidad

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Departure for the Safari to discover the Caribbean Sea, full day excursion to the sea. During the sailing, stop for snorkeling in the reef.

    Transfer to Cayo Macho de Afuera and lunch on site.

    Free time on the beach to relax.

    Return to Trinidad and dinner. Evening at leisure.

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  • 7
    Trinidad - Santa Clara
    Day 7
    Trinidad - Santa Clara

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Departure to the Grand Park Topes de Collantes, 800 meters, in the heart of the mountains, of the Sierra del Escambray.

    Once arrived we will start a suggestive excursion on board of a characteristic 6x6 truck to one of its parks, the "Guanayara". Here we will visit the mountain community "Cuatro Vientos" and trek to the waterfall "El Rocio". If the weather allows, here we have the possibility to take a bath in the natural pool "El Venando".

    Lunch in a typical local restaurant.

    Bus transfer to Santa Clara.

    Arrival, accommodation and dinner at the hotel. Evening at leisure.

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  • 8
    Santa Clara - Varadero
    Day 8
    Santa Clara - Varadero

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Visit to the city of Santa Clara: Revolution Square, where The Che Guevara Mausoleum is located and the Armored Train Museum.

    Free time in the Parque Vidal. Then, we will continue the tour visiting The Finca Fiesta Campesina, lunch on site and free time.

    After lunch transfer to Varadero for customers who continue their holidays in this town.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Transfer airport / hotel / ariport
    • Accommodation at selected hotel according to the reported treatment
    • Visits, excursions with guide according to the program
    • Baggage, medical and cancellation insurance

    Price does not include

    • Tips
    • Extras
    • Optional excursions
    • Flights
    • Everything not included in "the price includes" and / or in additional options and mandatory services