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Legendary Cuba Tour - 6 Days / 5 Nights - Havana, Vinales Valley

 

Legendary Cuba tour map havana, vinales valley

Steeped in mystique, Cuba creates legends. Discover Cuba for yourself and uncover a history so rich, its legacy is memorialized in its architecture and its people. Learn why icons such as Hemingway, Churchill, and Sinatra felt an affinity for this rare place. Experience the music, which, for generations, produced global superstars who shook the world. Explore Havana, Cuba's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, where breathtaking Spanish-colonial buildings line cobblestone streets, and then the western province of Pinar del Río, where miles of Cuban tobacco awaits its destiny.

NO MORE THAN 12 GUESTS

 

HAVANA
Day 1
flight_arrival

FLIGHT ARRIVAL

ARRIVAL:  José Martí International Airport, Havana*

TOUR START TIME:  6PM with tour orientation 

HOTEL CHECK IN:  3PM

*See designated flight and transfer information in the flights to Cuba section, below.

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DINING - D

Dinner at San Cristobol

HAVANA
Day 2
University lecture

LECTURE BY DAYBEL PANELLAS, PROFESSOR, Ph.D. UNIVERSITY OF HAVANA

Uncover the history of U.S.-Cuba relations with Daybel Pañellas, a social psychology professor at the University of Havana.

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Plaza Vieja Old Havana, Cuba

PRIVATELY GUIDED-WALKING TOUR OF OLD HAVANA

Explore the oldest parts of Havana, as we walk back in time more than 500 years to the city’s founding.

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Artecorte group picture

ARTECORTE

Visit a city street overtaken by odes to a community icon, Papito Valladares, who’s barbershop has gained international notoriety.

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SHREDDED PAPER

CICLO ECOPAPEL PROJECT

Meet Yuyú, a private business owner who’s built an eco-friendly enterprise making small batches of paper from recycled material.

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Smiling girl in classic car Cuba

CRUISING IN PRE-1959 CLASSIC AMERICAN CAR

Hop inside one of Cuba’s iconic vintage cars from 1950s America and cruise along the Malecón in style.

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DINING - B, L

Breakfast at hotel

Lunch at El Figuro

HAVANA | VINALES
Day 3
Organic Farm Cuba

ORGANIC FARM TOUR 

Volunteer at an organic, family farm on the outskirts of Havana to learn about the role of food in Cuba’s culture and economy.

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Cuban chef cooking

CUBAN COOKING CLASS 

Break bread with new-found friends as we take an in-home cooking class from local Cubans.

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DINING - B, L, D

Breakfast at hotel

Lunch (special selection)

Dinner during cooking class

VIÑALES | HAVANA
Day 4
VIÑALES NATIONAL PARK VALLEYS AND MOUNTAINS

VIÑALES NATIONAL PARK

Walk the Cuban equivalent of Yosemite Valley during our visit to Viñales National Park and its landscapes of red soil and rock.

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TOBACCO DRYING HOUSE VIÑALES VALLEY CUBA

TOBACCO DRYING HOUSE

Take in the succulent scent of fresh-cured leaves during our visit to a tobacco drying house.

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DINNER - B, L

Breakfast at hotel

Lunch at Finca Paradiso

HAVANA
Day 5
CIGAR HUMIDOR

BEHIND THE SCENES - CIGAR HUMIDORS 

Cuban Cigar boxes can be as masterful as the cigar itself. We’ll meet a group of renowned artists dedicated to handmade humidors. 

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Clandestina Team Photo

CLANDESTINA 

Visit the retail store of Cuba’s first independent fashion label, Clandestina, which has gained international fame since 2015. 

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SANTA AMALIA DANCE FOUNDER LAZARO

SANTA AMALIA DANCERS 

Join a party in the neighborhood of Reparto de Bahia and take in a performance of the incredible Santa Amalia Dancers.

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DINNER

Breakfast at hotel

Lunch (special selection)

Dinner at Ivan Justo

HAVANA
Day 6
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DINNING - B

Breakfast at hotel

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FLIGHT DEPARTURE

DEPARTURE:   José Martí International Airport, Havana*

TOUR END TIME:  9AM at airport 

*See designated flight and transfer information in the flights to Cuba section, below.

Each departure is custom-curated to provide the best experiences possible and from time-to-time specific experiences and/or restaurants may not be available and will be replaced by an item of equal or greater value. A final list of daily experiences and dining options is provided roughly two weeks prior to departure. Each tour provides a full-time schedule of Educational People-to-People exchange or Support for the Cuban People activities and is fully compliant with U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control regulations regarding travel to Cuba.  

  • Small group size, no more than 12 guests

  • Three nights at the Meliá Cohiba Hotel in Havana

  • Two nights at Los Jazmines in Vinales

  • Expert Cuban guide and private driver

  • Transportation and airport transfers*

  • Exclusive-guided visits and experiences

  • Five breakfasts, four lunches, and three dinners

  • Certification of travel to Cuba under the U.S. Department of the Treasury general license

  • Cuban visa ($99 fee applies)

  • Gratuities for luggage handling and restaurants**

  • 24 hour on-tour customer service

ALSO AVAILABLE:

Allianz trip cancellation insurance | Flight concierge service | Room and suite upgrades

 

*Transfers provided on designated flights only. See flight section below for more information.

**Customary end-of-tour gratuities for the Cuban guide and driver are left to the guest’s discretion and should be based on your satisfaction with the level of service received. 

NO MORE THAN 12 GUESTS ON ANY DEPARTURE

WANT TO EXPERIENCE THIS TOUR PRIVATELY?  CALL A TRAVEL SPECIALIST AT 800-450-2822

DateDouble Occupancy
(per person)
Single Occupancy
Jul 20 – Jul 25, 2019$3,295$3,890  
Aug 24 – Aug 29, 2019$3,295$3,890  
Sep 21 – Sep 26, 2019$3,295$3,890  
Oct 12 – Oct 17, 2019$3,295$3,890  
Nov 9 – Nov 15, 2019$3,895$4,390 Special7 Day Tour
Dec 28, 2019 – Jan 2, 2020$3,795$4,390  
Jan 4 – Jan 9, 2020$3,695$4,190  
Jan 18 – Jan 23, 2020$3,695$4,190  
Feb 15 – Feb 20, 2020$3,695$4,190  
Feb 29 – Mar 5, 2020$3,695$4,190  
Mar 14 – Mar 19, 2020$3,695$4,190  
Mar 21 – Mar 26, 2020$3,695$4,190  
Apr 11 – Apr 16, 2020$3,595$4,090  
May 2 – May 7, 2020$3,395$3,890  
May 23 – May 28, 2020$3,395$3,890  
Jun 13 – Jun 18, 2020$3,395$3,890  
Jul 4 – Jul 9, 2020$3,395$3,890  
Aug 1 – Aug 6, 2020$3,395$3,890  
Aug 22 – Aug 27, 2020$3,395$3,890  
Sep 19 – Sep 24, 2020$3,395$3,890  
Oct 3 – Oct 8, 2020$3,195$3,690  
Oct 31 – Nov 5, 2020$3,395$3,890  
Nov 14 – Nov 19, 2020$3,695$4,190  
Nov 21 – Nov 26, 2020$3,695$4,190  
Dec 19 – Dec 24, 2020$3,695$4,190  
Dec 23 – Dec 28, 2020$3,795$4,290  
Dec 30, 2020 – Jan 4, 2021$3,895$4,390  

PREPAYMENT DISCOUNT: Pay in full at the time of booking and receive $200 OFF the full price! Must book 120 days in advance of the departure date. This may not be combined with any other promotions. Normal terms and conditions apply. Discount automatically applied upon booking.

GROUP RATES: 5% off land for groups of 5 - 9 guests, and 10% off land for groups of 10 or more guests booked on an already scheduled Small Group tour listed above (not inclusive of private or custom-made tours). Not combinable with any other offer. Will be applied at final payment.

 

TRAVEL PRIVATELY: Choose your own departure date, and keep the same hotels, inclusions, and daily experiences outlined below. Add $200 per person for a private group of 2-5 guests. For groups of 6 or more guests, the price is the same as the tour price listed above for the month you wish to travel (no group discounts apply). Please note that prices are higher over Christmas and New Year’s. Please call a travel specialist at 800-450-2822 to book your own private tour.

Legendary Cuba Tour

Once you have booked your tour, our flight concierge will gladly assist you with all your flight needs. Call us at 914-380-8303 or click here for an air quote. Please note that domestic and international flight costs are not included in your tour or travel package.  

The recommended flights* for all guests on this tour are: 

American        1447    MIAMI-HAVANA (MIA-HAV) 

American        1345    MIAMI-HAVANA (MIA-HAV)  

American        2705    MIAMI-HAVANA (MIA-HAV) 

JetBlue            1499    FT. LAUDERDALE-HAVANA (FLL-HAV)

JetBlue            243      NEW YORK-HAVANA (JFK-HAV)

 

American        1334    HAVANA-MIAMI (HAV-MIA) 

American        2607    HAVANA-MIAMI (HAV-MIA) 

JetBlue            800      HAVANA-FT. LAUDERDALE (HAV-FLL)

JetBlue            242      HAVANA-NEW YORK (HAV-JFK)

Flight times may vary, please consult the airline's website for the most up to date flight information on your dates of travel.  

*Group airport transfers are included for recommended flights only.

PURCHASING AIR ON YOUR OWN: You are welcome to book on your own, however please keep the following in mind:

Recommended flight and group airport transfers - Group airport transfers in Cuba are provided for recommended flights only. If you require a transfer from the airport to the hotel, please either book the recommended flight above, or call our flight concierge team to assist you

Non-Recommended Flights without group airport transfer - You may book a flight other than the recommended flight, however, group airport transfers are not included. Taking a taxi from the airport to the hotel is very simple and will cost you only CUC$25 (US$30) each way.

Authorized airlines - Not all airlines are authorized by the U.S. Department of Transportation to fly to and from Cuba. While this information may change, the currently authorized airlines are: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines. Please contact the carrier for up to date flight schedules and routes.

Correct Airport - Please note that flights for this tour are round trip to Havana, Cuba. If you purchase air on your own, please make sure to book the proper airport or destination. Booking the wrong airport can result in expensive ticket change fees, or airport transfer.

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