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Colorful Cuba - 11 day round trip - West-& Central Cuba

A great trip through colorful Cuba: A roundtrip for nature-loving travellers. For all those who want to discover the West and the southern part of Central Cuba and who also want to enjoy going swimming in the Caribbean.

Magnifiscent group round trip through West and Central Cuba with a final stop in Cayo Santa Maria...

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Gruppenrundreise Farbiges Kuba

G13CUBFARK   "Colorful Cuba"

11 days / 10 nights

Route: Havana - Vinales – Havana – Cienfuegos – Trinidad – Topes Collantes – Santa Clara – Cayo Santa Maria 

This trip is for nature-loving travellers, who want to get to know the unique landscape in West and Central Cuba with its natural beauty and also spent some time with swimming and relaxing on one of Cuba’s most beautiful islands.

Travel Details

Trip Details

1st day: Havana

Arrive in Havana, relax and get to know the beautiful old town Habana Vieja. Stroll though the alleys with numerous colonial buildings from the baroque and neoclassic era many interesting places and live music. You can also walk along the seaside promenadeMalecon or try culinary highlights in a typical Cuban restaurant. You are free for the evening . Why don’t you try a Mojito in one of the many bars. You can also go to the fortress Fortaleza de la Cabana where the cannon shot ceremony takes place every day to mark the closure Havana’s harbour (optional)

Accomodation: Hotel Comodoro or similar / or private accomodation.

2nd day: Havana

Breakfast. In the morning sightseeing tour through Habana Vieja, founded in 1515. Visit of the fortress Morro Cabana. Walk from Arms Square to Templete, Hotel Ambos Mundos, Fortress Real Force Castle to the palace of the Cuban Arts and the artisan market at the cathedral square and the Bodeguita de Medico. Visit the rum factory Bocoy.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon you continue your sightseeing tour and visit for example the Capitol, Parque Central, Parque de la Fraternidad, Plaza de la Revolution, Malecon, University. Return to the Hotel. (The whole program has no strict order and might be subject to changes)

Accomodation: Hotel Comodoro or similar / or private accomodation. Dinner in the hotel. Free evening.
Suggestion for the evening: Visit the world-famous Cabaret Tropicana (optional). Bookable with your whole booking with us or with your local giude.

3rd day: Havana - Pinar del Río – Viñales - Havana

Breakfast. Departure to the province of Pinar del Rio in West Cuba, a unique landscpape with natural beauty and the world famous tobacco cultivation area. Tour to the Vinales - landscape and on the way a stop at the beautiful farm El Paraiso. This special place is located in the heart of the Rosaria mountain range, which was declared biosphere reserve by the UNESCO. A gigantic lanscape with the remarkable prototype of the Cuban karst valleys in the Sierra de los óreganos opens up to you, which is generally known for its tropic Mogotes - low mountains with flat peaks. On the way you pass wide tobacco fields of the world’s best tobacco. You will have lunch in a local restaurant. Vinales’ surrounding area: visit „Palenque de los Cimorrones“ (place of refuge of escpaged slaves) and a huge prehistoric mural on a Mogote with prehistoric painting imitations. Visit the Indian cave “Cueva del Indio“. You have the possibility to cross the cave on a river which is flowing through. Dinner in the hotel and free evening.
(The whole program has no strict order and might be subject to changes)

Accomodation: Hotel Comodoro or similar / or private accomodation


4th day: Havana – Cienfuegos - Trinidad

Breakfast. Departure to Cienfuegos. Stop at Finca Fiesta Campesina, a typical Cuban farm.
Drive to Cienfuegos and lunch at a local restaurant.
Cienfuegos was founded in 1514 and is situated at a beautiful bay. It’s the most important economic centre of Central Cuba. Look forward to a scenic city tour in this beautiful city.
The Teatro Tomas Terry was opened in 1895 with the sounds of Aida. The splendid building has room for 920 people. You visit the Casa de Bienes Culturales (culture house) and the cathedral La Purísima Concepción. The cathedral features 12 wonderful windows represent the 12 Apostels and was finished in 1870. Another highlight is Palacio del Valle, which was built in the begining of the 20th century, and today houses a museum.
(The whole program has no strict order and might be subject to changes)
You go on to Trinidad.
Accomodation: Hotel La Ronda (or similiar) / or private accommodation. Dinner at the hotel. Half Board.

5th day: Trinidad - catamaran trip

Breakfast. Today you go on a catamaran and can enjoy a wonderful sea safari to small islands located at the south coast. You can go snorkling at wonderful coral reefs. Lunch on board.
In the afternoon return to the hotel, where you can enjoy a beautiful day at the beach.

Accommodation: Hotel La Ronda (or similar) / or private accommodation. Dinner at the hotel. Half Board.
Tip for the evening: You can go out in Trinidad and enjoy a night out with lots of Salsa.


6th day: Trinidad – Topes del Collantes

Breakfast. Departure. Today you experience Trinidad de Cuba, another highlight of your trip, which is one of the best preserved colonial cities of America. The city was founded in 1514 and an important centre of slave trade, the sugar industry and a cultural centre. Go on a tour through a city where the city seems to have stopped. The city of Trinidad de Cuba is part of the UNESCO world heritage. You visit the Plaza Mayor, which is surrounded by numerous historic buildings and the church Parroquial Mayor de la Santisíma Trinidad where you can find a famous statue of Christ. Also on your agenda are the Museo Romántico and the typical Cuban bar La Canchanchara. You will have lunch in a local restaurant before you continue your trip through the historic Valle de los Ingenios (sugar mill valley)
(The whole program has no strict order and might be subject to changes)
Onward journey to Topes de Collantes in the Escambray tropic mountain range.

Accommodation: Hotel 3* Los Helechos (or similiar) / or private accommodation. Dinner at the hotel.



7th day: Topes del Collantes

Breakfast. Excursion to the beautiful nature park Guanayara and hike in the Escambray mountains. You experience one of Cuba’s most spectacular sceneries with amazing views. Walk on the legendary path of Centinelas del Rio Melodioso through the overwhelming tropic vegetation and dive into one of the waterfalls or cool ponds after the hike. (If there is enough time). Lunch in a local restaurant.
Return to the hotel. Please bring sturdy shoes and a daypack for your personal belongings that you can use for the hike.

Accommodation: Hotel 3* Los Helechos (or similiar) / or private accommodation. Dinner at the hotel.

8th day: Topes Collantes – Santa Clara – Remedios – Cayo Santa Maria

Breakfast. First stop today is Santa Clara, the capital of the province Villa Clara, which is also known as Che’s city. That’s where legendary guerilla leader Che Guevara won the battle which sped up his victory against Fulgencio Batistas tyranny. There is no way to avoid the Che Guevara museum where you can also find his and his fellow fighters’mortal remains.
Lunch in a local restaurant.
On you onward journey to Cayo Santa Maria you visit the well preserved colonial city San Jose de los Remedios
You drive over a 48km long stone dam through the sea to the island Cayo Las Brujas and Cayo Santa Maria with its beautiful and untouched white beaches.

Accomodation: Hotel Starfish in Cayo Santa Maria / or private accommodation. Dinner at the hotel. All inclusive. 



9th-11th day: Cayo Santa Maria
Hotel Starfish Cayo Santa Maria All Inclusive. 


End of the round trip

If you want to continue your trip, transfer (optional) to your city hotel in Havanna.

Annotation: Changes may occur during the program. Excursions and its order are subject to weather conditions and unpredictable changing technical conditions and may be cancelled or changed. We ask for your understanding.

Services&Price

Colorful Cuba                                                       

(9 day Cuba round trip with 2 additional beach days on Cayo Santa Maria)

Small group trip - maximum of participants: 14

Start: Havana (on thursdays)

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Dates and prices per person in a double room (DBL) / single room (SGL) 

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Dates and prices for accommodation in 3-4* hotels: 

28.09.2017,12.10.2016 and 26.10.2017

DBL: 1.431,- €

SGL: 1.825,- €

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16.11.2017, 30.11.2017

DBL: 1.406,- €

SGL: 1.590,- €

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14.12.2017

DBL: 1.543,- €

SGL: 1.728,- €

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28.12.2017

DBL: 1.611,- €

SGL: 1.799,- €

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11.01.2018, 25.01.2018, 12.04.2018, 26.04.2018

DBL: 1.418,- €

SGL: 1.617,- €

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08.02.2018, 22.02.2018, 15.03.2018, 29.03.2018

DBL: 1.486,- €

SGL: 1.676,- €

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Dates and Prices for overnights in private accommodation:

28.09.2017,12.10.2016 und 26.10.2017

DBL: 1.285,- €

SGL: 1.490,- €

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16.11.2017, 30.11.2017, 12.04.2018, 26.04.2018

DBL: 1.160,- €

SGL: 1.313,- €

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14.12.2017, 28.12.2018

DBL: 1.309,- €

SGL: 1.462,- €

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11.01.2018, 25.01.2018

DBL: 1.205,- €

SGL: 1.358,- €

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08.02.2018, 22.02.2018, 15.03.2018, 29.03.2018

DBL: 1.227,- €

SGL: 1.380,- €

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Transfer In/Out optional:
Havanna/airport - Hotel Havanna - Hotel Havanna-airport/Havanna. To all other destinations.

Annotation to Accomodation:
Our accomodations are usually 2-4* hotels following local standards. The hotels are usually centtrally located, but this may differ from city to city. All rooms have their own toilet and bathroom and are usually double-rooms. If single travellers want to book a single room a surcharge is applied. Otherwise they will share a double room with a fellow traveller of the same sex. The breakfast is usually included, but differences can occur. Please note the points “included in the price“ and “not included in the price“ , which you can find in the trip information on our website.
If the mentioned hotels are booked out we reserve our right to accomodate you in equivalent hotels

children discount: 0-1 year 100%, 2-12 years 50%, additional bed
(requirement: booking if 2 adults)

drop in prices: In case of unpredicablly strong EUR/ Dollar changes we reserve the right to maybe calculate the prize again.

Included with accommodation in hotels:
7 nights with half board, 3 nights with all inclusive, 7 lunches during the round trip.

Included with accommodation in casas particulares: 
7 nights with breakfast, 3 nights with all inclusive, 7 lunches and 4 dinners during the round trip. 

Service: 9 day round trip plus 2 days beach holidays on Cayo Santa Maria
- support through a tour guide at the airport
- drive in a bus with A/C (maybe Van)
- no max. or min. number of participants
- tour guide
- accomodation in hotels or private accommodation as mentioned
- 10n like mentioned in the program
- lunch, dinner and All inclusive as indicated in the program. (meals with 1 drink in round trip restaurants, except AI)
- entry fees
- cover note

Not included:
- international flight (price on demand)
- tourist card (visa): 25 Euro, (available with us)
- additional meals and drinks
- tips
- additional excusions or nights
- departure tax
- travel insurance
- transfer IN/OUT

Annotation: Changes may occur during the program. Excursions and its order are subject to weather conditions and unpredictable changing technical conditions and may be cancelled or changed. We ask for your understanding.

Accommodation

All overnight-stays and accomodations like written in the program of the roundtrip - either in hotels or private accommodations.

Note: In the high/peak season it can be possible, that we have to switch to other equivalent hotels.

Flight

For flights to Cuba please search via a search engine in your country.  

We are pleased to book you a Domestic Flight:

Domestic Flight:

RATES IN EUROS PER PAX WITH TAX INCLUDED

VALIDITY FROM 01.11.2015 to 31.10.2016


CHARTER FLIGHTS

Route

One way

Round Trip

from/to Havana

Cayo Largo (airport transfer included)

90

134

Cayo Coco

129

235

Cayo Santa Maria

100

176

from / to Varadero

Cayo Largo (airport transfer included)

106

190


SCHEDULED FLIGHTS

Route

One way

Round Trip

from/to Havana

Santiago de Cuba

166

310

Holguín

153

285

Guantanamo

168

311

Nueva Gerona

56

112

Camagüey

124

225

Baracoa

195

369

Manzanillo

145

264

Las Tunas

140

258

Bayamo

144

266


IMPORTANT NOTE:
(Please consider rebooking and cancellation conditions for domestic flights in the trade terms)
Prices are subject to currency fluctuations
In case of a booking the information of nationality, passport number and date of birth are required.
Depending on the route, customers receive electronic tickets or vouchers from Cuba4Travel that 
must be exchanged at Havanatur in Havana against tickets.
In any case, a reconfirmation of the charter domestic flights is required upon arrival in 
Cuba.
Children up to 2 years 90% discount (with no claim to occupy a seat, without free allowance). 
Children 2-11 years 25% discount.
Passengers must be 2 hours before departure at the airport
SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

NOTES:
* on flight route without remark no land transfer is included
* the YQ tax may lead to changes by the airline
* bookings must be made by mail using the model with the following data:
1 Name of the tour operator
2 Name of the traveler
3 flight number
4 departure / arrival
5 Date and Time
6 Hotel for pick up at the departure
7 Hotel at the destination
8 passport number
9 other comments

* the hotel pick-up takes place two hours before departure
* the average flight time to the Cayos is 55 minutes
* the child discount is available under the respective airlines

CANCELLATION POLICY 
* up to 30 days before the flight 10%
* 15-29 days before the flight 30%
* 14 - 7 days before the flight 60%
* 6-4 days before the flight 80%
* less than 3 days before the flight 100%

Tips

Our Tip:
- Please bring good footwear for trips and swimwear for the beach.

Baden in der Karibik

Travel Request

 

Watersport

There is the possibility to go diving during or in connection with your trip. Please let us know in advance, if you would like to go snorkeling or diving and we will be pleased to assist you in finding the right choice.

Further information you can find at www.cuba-diving.de/DIVE-CUBA/dive_cuba.html