Discover Cuba - 15 day round trip - all of Cuba
Discover Cuba: Our cultural trip Discover Cuba is designed for travelers, who would like to travel and discover the whole island. Together with your guide, you will explore the famous tobacco region in the west as well as the interesting cities in the east. You will also have free days without program for your rest and individual recreational activities! Your guide is pleased to help you!
Cultural trip through Cuba on culturally routes, rich in history and nature...
Cultural trip "Discover Cuba - Culturally routes & Natural riches"
15 days experience- and culture roundtrip through Cuba
Route of the round trip:
Havana- Viñales - Cayo Jutias - Cienfuegos - Trinidad - Camagüey - Sierra Maestra - El Cobre - Santiago de Cuba - Baracoa
1. day: Arrival day at Havana
Arrival at the international airport of Havana. Transfer to the Hotel 4* category in the old city centre of Havana - Habana Vieja (optional).
Overnight-stay at a hotel 4 * category in Havana.
2. day: Havana
Meet your guide at 8:30 am in the hotel lobby. A guided walking tour will bring you through the historical part of Havana, La Habana Vieja. The Old Town was declared a UNESCO world Heritage in 1982. The atmosphere of bygone days is still present in Havana's streets. Later on you will visit the Havana Club Rum Museum for a cocktail before exploring Havana’s Old Town on your own! After lunch (not included) explore "modern" Havana before enjoying dinner at a typical, local restaurant.
Overnight in a hotel in Havana, 4* category, (breakfast, dinner)
3. day: Havana - Viñales
After breakfast you will head to Viñales. This region in Western Cuba is world famous for its tobacco. You will visit a cigar factory and you will learn how the famous Cuban cigars, called puros, are made. On the way to Viñales. you will drive by rolling tobacco plantations and curious Mogote rock formations. You will also visit the stunning natural cave of Cueva del Indio Lunch will be served at the Restaurant Palenque de los Cimarrones.
Overnight-stay in a Casa Particular - private accommodation (breakfast, lunch)
4. day: Cayo Jutías
Today you will go on a day excursion to the tranquil, Cayo Jutías beach, located nearby. Lay on the ivory white sand and spend the day relaxing and swimming. If you’re in the explorative mood, you can choose to take a boat tour of the area. We will have a picnic lunch on the beach before returning.
Overnight in a Casa Particular in Vinales (lunch)
5. day: Viñales - Cienfuegos
One of the most beautiful and lively cities in Cuba awaits you – vibrant Cienfuegos! The Palacio de Valle, with its gothic, venetian and neoclassical architecture, is one of Cienfuegos most beautiful places. After your guided walking tour you will get to enjoy your dinner at the Palacio de Valle.
Overnight in a Casa Particular in Cienfuegos (dinner)
6. day: Cienfuegos - Trinidad
In the morning you will visit the famous botanical garden of Cienfuegos before heading to the fascinating city of Trinidad, a UNESCO world heritage site! In colonial times many of Cuba’s wealthy sugar-barons called this city home so it’s one of the best places in the Caribbean to see some very ostentatious palaces! Spend the afternoon on an informative city tour of colonial Trinidad. The city has some remarkable architecture and offers scenic views of the sea and mountains. The Palacio Brunet is one of the most beautiful palaces in the city and is now home to the Museo Mántico.
Overnight in a Casa Particular in Trinidad.
7. day: Trinidad
Today will start with an excursion to the nature park El Cubano. Enjoy the beautiful nature during a short hike and take a refreshing bath in the waterfall that awaits you at the end of the track. Spend the afternoon as you wish, stroll through Trinidad again or relax at the beach Playa Ancon, about 12 km away from Trinidad. In the evening you will get to listen to some live Cuban music at the Casa de la Trova!
Overnight in a Casa Particular in Trinidad.
8. day: Trinidad - Camagüey
Today you journey to the colonial city of Camagüey. You will be taken on a tour of the city in a bike taxi! This is a great way to see this labyrinthine city, designed to confuse invading pirates in centuries past! There are no activities planned for the evening so you can keep exploring or just relax in your accommodation.
Overnight in a hotel in Camagüey, 2* category.
9. day: Camagüey - Bayamo
After visiting a typical crafts shop in Camagüey the small town of Bayamo with its rich tradition of Cuban national pride and charming centre awaits you. Enjoy the quietness of this authentic town during a guided tour.
Overnight in a hotel in Bayamo, 2* category (breakfast).
10. day: Bayamo - Sierra Maestra - Santiago de Cuba
In the morning drive to the Sierra Maestra and go for a hiking-tour in the mountains where you can admire the spectacular Cuban landscape and learn about the interesting history. Then head to the famous El Cobre, an important shrine for the Cuban people which is located on a mountain overlooking the valley close to Santiago de Cuba. Todays journey ends in Santiago de Cuba – one of Cuba's liveliest cities, with a strong Afro-Caribbean influence.
Overnight-stay in Casas Particulares in Santiago de Cuba - private accommodation. (breakfast)
11. day: Santiago de Cuba
Today you will get to know Santiago de Cuba - also known as the second capital of Cuba. You will visit the Castillo El Morro, a stunning 16th century citadel, and the fascinating cemetery of Santa Ifigenia. Finish off your tour in the Plaza de la Revolucion and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant.
Overnight-stay in Casas Particulares - private accommodation. (lunch)
12. day: Santiago de Cuba
After a short boat ride you will today reach Cayo Granma, a very small populated island near the bay, here you will see red-roofed wooden houses – many of them on stilts above the water. Afterwards you will visit the beautiful beach of Playa Verraco.
Overnight-stay in Casas Particulares - private accommodation.
13. day: Santiago de Cuba - Baracoa
From Santiago de Cuba you will drive along the wild and romantic Cuban coastline, along the famous Pass La Farola, to the sleepy little coastal town of Baracoa. You will walk through the centre of the town.
Overnight-stay in a Hotel in Baracoa, 3* category.
14. day: Baracoa
We visit the National park Humboldt for a hiking tour. Afterwards we visit the cacao Finca Duaba and go for a boat tour on the River Toa.
Overnight-stay in a Hotel in Baracoa, 3* category. (breakfast)
15. day: Baracoa - Guardalavaca/Holguin Airport
Today is the last day fo your tour, we will transfer you to Holguin Airport or a hotel in Guardalavaca (included) if you are continuing your stay in Cuba. Arrival approximately in the afternoon.
End of the round trip.
(15 days group cultural trip with 14 overnight-stays ex Havana)
Prices per person in a double and dates:
05/02/2018 - 19/02/2018, 15 days: 2045 EUR
19/02/2018 - 05/03/2018, 15 days: 2045 EUR
05/03/2018 - 19/03/2018, 15 days: 2045 EUR
19/03/2018 - 02/04/2018, 15 days: 2045 EUR
02/04/2018 - 16/04/2018, 15 days: 2045 EUR
07/05/2018 - 21/05/2018, 15 days: 1690 EUR
11/06/2018 - 25/06/2018, 15 days: 1690 EUR
16/07/2018 - 30/07/2018, 15 days: 1775 EUR
06/08/2018 - 20/08/2018, 15 days: 1775 EUR
03/09/2018 - 17/09/2018, 15 days: 1690 EUR
01/10/2018 - 15/10/2018, 15 days: 1690 EUR
Single-room extra charge: 360 Euro
Included in the price:
Meals as written in the program
Qualified English speaking guide
Transfer with an air-conditioned minibus
Transfer out to Guardalavaca/airport Holguin
Excursions as mentioned
Not included in the price:
Flight ex/to Germany (prices on demand)
Visum: 25 Euro - available from us
Other meals and drinks
Departure Tax (25 CUC p.p.)
Transfer ex/to the airport (25 Euro p.p. one way)
Handling fee/Tourist tax (40 Euro p.p.)
Our standard accomodations are 2-4 star hotels - rating is country specific. The hotels are normally situated in the centre, but it´s dependent on the city of accomodation. All rooms have a seperate toilet and bath room. Normally the rooms are double bed rooms, but single travelers can always book a single room on extra charge. Otherwise, single travelers are accomodated together with another same-gender traveler in a double room. Breakfast is included, but differences are possible. Please see our information about "included" and "not included in the price".
Changes of program and hotels are under reserve.
Please note: If you travel for 3 oder 4 weeks, you can always book additional nights in a hotel (at a beach) with us. Please ask for our special offers for the dream beaches!
All hotels and accomodations like written in the program - but you can also choose the hotels according to your preferences.
Booking of your flight:
We recommend to search for flights via flight search machines of your country.
But if you need help, we will assist you at any time.
-Please bring good footwear for trips and swimwear for the beach.
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.