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Trekking-Trip on the trails of Che Guevara "The Path of the Revolution"

Trekking-Trip on the trails of Che Guevara "The Path of the Revolution": Discover per pedes on a 15-day trekking trip the heights of the Pico Turquino and the jungle of the Sierra Escambray. 

Hiking in the most beautiful regions of Cuba...

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Trekking-Trip on the trails of Che Guevara "The Path of Revolution"

This hiking tour will allow you to explore the heights of the Pico Turquino and the jungle of the Sierra Escambray. You will enjoy these scenic and original parts of the country while camping in tents for 5 nights. This trip is perfect for those looking for an adventure and ready to give up comfortable hotels and luxurious restaurants for some nights to experience the beautiful and untouched Cuba.

Travel Details

Day 1: Arrival Holguín
Welcome to Cuba! You will arrive in Holguin airport. We can arrange your transfer to your accommodation (optional) for you or you can organise transport yourself. 

Overnight at Hotel in Holguin, 3* Standard.

(no board)

Day 2: Holguín - Niquero
Your tour guide will meet you in reception at 8:30am. Today will start with an informative city-tour of Cubas fourth largest city, Holguin, here you will see the real Cuba away from tourism and resorts. Afterwards you will transfer to the peaceful fishing port and sugar town of Niquero via the quiet town of Manzanillo famous for its hand-operated street organs.

Hotel in Niquero, 2* Standard.

(breakfast, dinner)

Day 3: "Desembarco del Granma" National Park
Today you will go on your first hike of the trip in Desembarco del Granma National Park, the name of the area is reminiscent of the name of the yard Granma where Fidel Castro and the other revolutionaries arrived in 1956. 

Hotel in Niquero, 2* Standard.

Trekking distance: approx. 3-4 hours (Medium)

(breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 4: Desembarco del Granma National Park - Bayamo

Today you will again hike in the Desembarco del Granma National Park, this UNESCO world heritage site protects the biggest Marine terrace system in all of Cuba. Enjoy discovering the unique coastline of this dramatic natural area! Later on you will travel to beautiful Bayamo by bus. Bayamo is the capital city of Granma Province of Cuba and one of the largest cities in the orient region of the Cuban nation. 

Hotel in Bayamo, 3* Standard.

Trekking distance: approx. 2,5 hours (Medium)

(breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 5: Turquino National Park

Today you will transfer intot he Turquino National Park. You will go by bus to Santo Domingo, where you start climbing the highest mountain in Cuba - Pico Turquino. We will guide you on a hike through the lush rainforest of Turquino National Park. Today’s final destination is Aguada de Joaquin (1.360m) a very basic mountain campsite on the Pico Joaquin. Here you will pitch your camp for the night.

Overnight in tents.

Trekking distance: approx. 4-5 hours (Medium-hard)

(breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 6: National Park Turquino
The most demanding, but most beautiful, portion of your hiking trip awaits you today: the climb of the top of Pico Turquino - the highest mountain of the island and in the Turquino national park (1.974m). The hike will bring you through spectacularly varied landscapes. Once you have arrived at the summit you will enjoy a well-deserved break. After a rest you will hike back down and head for Las Cuevas. At the end of the day, the bus will bring you to Santiago de Cuba, also known as the second capital of Cuba.

Hotel in Santiago de Cuba, 3* Standard.

Trekking distance: approx. 6-7 hours (hard)

(breakfast, lunch)

Day 7: Santiago de Cuba
Enjoy a guided walking tour of Santiago de 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. In the evening you will listen to some Cuban music in Casa de la Trova.

Hotel in Santiago, 3* Standard.

(breakfast)

Day 8: Santiago de Cuba - Camagüey
Continue westward along the path of the revolutionaries! Today you will drive to colourful Camagüey. Walk around the beautiful preserved old town on a huided tour and discover one of Camagüey's highlights: big clay jugs decorating gates all around the city.

Hotel in Camagüey, 2* Standard.

(breakfast)

Day 9: Camagüey - Trinidad
This morning you will head 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!

Casa Particular in Trinidad.

(breakfast)

Day 10: Trinidad
Today will start with 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.

Casa Particular in Trinidad.

(no board)

Day 11: Topes de Collantes National Park
In the morning we will take you to the Topes de Collantes national park, located in the middle of the Sierra de Escambray mountain range. At the end of the hike you can go for a swim and stand in the refreshing spray of the Salto de Caburni waterfalls.

Overnight in tents.

Trekking distance: approx. 3 hours (Medium)

(lunch, dinner)

Day 12: Topes de Collantes - Santa Clara
This will be your second day in the splendid Topes de Collantes National Park. Hike through the forest characterized by rivers, underground cave systems, lakes and waterfalls. Tonight you will once again stay in tents.

Trekking distance: approx. 5 hours (Medium-hard)

(breakfast, lunch, dinner)

 

Day 13: Topes de Collantes - Santa Clara
Leave Topes de Collantes behind you and head towards Santa Clara. Santa Clara is the place where the last, big revolutionary battle against the governmental army took place.

Hotel in Santa Clara, 3* Standard.

(breakfast)

Day 14: Santa Clara - Havana
Today you will have the chance to reflect on the impact of the revolution during your visit to the famous Che Guevara Memorial and the Tren Blindado. Later on we will drive you to the capital of the island - Havana where you will have a guided tour seeing everything this vibrant city has to offer. The old town 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.

Hotel in Havana, 4* Standard.

(breakfast)

END OF THE ROUNDTRIP

Services&Price

15 day trekking trip "The Path of Revolution" 

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Dates and Prices per person:

31.05.2017 1.590 Euro (fully booked)
28.06.2017 1.590 Euro (fully booked)
26.07.2017 1.680 Euro (fully booked)
23.08.2017 1.680 Euro (fully booked)
11.10.2017 1.590 Euro

Single room extra charge: 210 Euro

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Services included in the price: 
- Overnights as described 
- Board as described
- Excursions as described
- Qualified tour guide
- All transfers during the roundtrip

Not included in the price: 
- Flight from/to Cuba
- Tourist Card (visa) can be arranged by us, including recorded delivery
- Additional drinks and meals.
- Tips
- Optional excursions
- Sleeping bag, thermal mat, hiking shoes
- Departure tax (included in the flight ticket)
- Handling Fee / Tourist Tax 40 Euro per person
- Travel insurance
- Transfer from/to the airportTransfer IN/OUT optional:

Airport Holguín – Hotel Holguín
Hotel Havana – Airport Havana

Transfers In/out are not included in our package prices, but can be booked additionally for 15 euros (one way).

Accommodation: 
On some nights you will sleep in a tent or a finca. Please note, that the equipment of the camping sites/fincas/forest stations is very simple. We can not always guarantee to have warm running water. Besides a single accommodation, like a single room in a hotel, is not possible in a tent. The extra charge for single room is only valid for overnight-stays in hotels. Please bring a sleeping bag for the overnight-stays in tents. 

Important information: Should your hotel be fully booked we reserve the right to accommodate you in another hotel of the same standard

Accommodation

All hotel overnight-stays and accomodations like written in the program of the roundtrip. On some nights you will sleep in tents in the national park.

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 tips:

- We recommend good sports- and hiking wear. 

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

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