Classic Car-Roundtrip "The wild West" - 7 days

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Classic Car-Roundtrip "The wild West": 7-day Cuba experience trip through the West for lovers of American classic cars of the 50s…

Cuba Cigars and Rum

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What is Cuba most popular for? Of course for its first-class tobacco, the world-famous cigars and the real rum...

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Through the heart of Cuba

Through the heart of Cuba: The 15-day exclusive trip through the heart of Cuba will show you Havana, the world famous tobacco growing area Vinales, the beauty of the nature park, dream beaches and dream islands - get to know Cuba from its most beautiful sides! 

15-day varied private round trip through the heart of Cuba...

Review

PRTRHK15  „Through the heart of Cuba“ (15 days/ 14 nights)



Havana – Viñales - Cayo Levisa – Soroa/Las Terrazas – Guama – Cienfuegos - Topes de Collantes - Trinidad - Sancti Spiritus - Santa Clara – HAV

Travel Details

Route: 

1st day: Havana

Arrival in Havana at the airport and transfer to your hotel or arrival from another site in Cuba.

Accommodation: Hotel Telegrafo 4* or similar.



2nd day: Havana

Breakfast, welcome cocktail and informative meeting.
Sightseeing tour of Old Havana, „La Habana Vieja“, which was declared as world heritage site by UNESCO and founded in 1515 along with the „first seven villas/cities“ of Cuba. Walk along the Arms Square, „Plaza de las Armas“, the „Templete“, the fort „Castillo de la Real Fuerza“, the „Palace of Cuban Arts“ and the crafts market on the „Plaza de la Catedral“. Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon continuation of the tour in a horse-drawn carriage. (Alternative: En route with „bicitaxi“ to the Capitol, the parks „Parque Central“ and „Parque de la Fraternidad“, „Plaza de la Revolución“ and the world-famous „Colón“ cemetery - to be paid on site!)

Return to the hotel. In the evening „Fiesta Cubana“ with Cuban dinner, cocktails and music.

Accommodation: Hotel Telegrafo 4* or similar.




3rd day: Havana

Breakfast, then trip over Havana’s rooftops - a special experience for unique photographs of Havana! Afterwards lunch at a local restaurant.
In the evening visit of the „Cabaret Tropicana“ show.

Accommodation: Hotel Telegrafo 4* or similar.



4th day: Pinar del Río - Viñales

Breakfast, then departure to Viñales (province Pinar del Rio in Western Cuba), a beautiful landscape where you can find a worldwide famous tobacco plantation. You will visit a cigar factory and a tobacco farm. Then your trip continues to the valley of Viñales past more tobacco fields and farms, where you will learn about the process of cultivation and production of the best tobacco in the world. Lunch at a local restaurant.
You will also stop over at the hotel Los Jazmines to enjoy the beautiful view over the valley, which is located in the heart of the Sierra del Rosario, a protected biosphere reserve, best known for the karstic valley and tropical „mogótes“ (hills with a flat top).

Accommodation: Hotel La Ermita 3* or similar.



5th day: Viñales

Breakfast, then day trip to the valley of Viñales and the surrounding areas with visit of the sites „Palenque de los Cimorrones“ (refuge of fugitive slaves), the great cave of Santo Tomás, the thermal springs of San Vicente and the huge prehistorical mural „Mural de la Prehistória“ on a mogóte. Lunch at a local restaurant.
In continuation visit of the Indian cave „Cueva del Indio“ including a river ride.

Accommodation: Hotel La Ermita 3* or similar.



6th day: Viñales - Cayo Levisa - Soroa

Breakfast, then excursion to the island „Cayo Levisa“ for your first relaxing day of the roundtrip, where you can swim and sunbath on a Caribbean beach.
Onward journey to Soroa in the late afternoon. Dinner in the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Villa Soroa 3*.

7th day: Soroa - Las Terrazas

Breakfast, then walking-tour to the national park of Soroa with descent to natural pools and swimming in the waterfalls of the San Juan river. Visit of an orchid farm and coffee plantation on the way to Las Terrazas. Lunch at a local restaurant and dinner in the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Moka 3*.



8th day: Las Terrazas - Havana

Breakfast, then free time for hikes in the tropical forests and beautiful landscapes of Las Terrazas. Optional „Canopy Tour“ - zip line rides above trees and lakes.
Continuation to Havana.

Accommodation: Hotel Telegrafo 4* or similar.

9th day: Havana - Guamá - Playa Larga

Breakfast, then departure towards the „Bay of Pigs“ through the „Zapata“ national park, where you will see the Treasure Lake - „Laguna del Tesoro“ - and Guamá, a small village situated on a small island on the lake. Cuban natives used to have one of their most important sites on the small island, the „Aldea Taina“ village. Sightseeing on the water channels. You will also visit a crocodile farm here, and a small zoo for rare animals. Lunch at the local restaurant „La Boca“.
Onward journey to the beach in Playa Larga and dinner in the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Playa Larga 3* or similar, with All Inclusive.



10th day: Playa Larga - Cienfuegos

Breakfast, then departure to Cienfuegos with stop over at the fresh and salty water cenote in the „Bay of Pigs“ and the beautiful sea pool „Caleta Buena“. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Breakfast, then departure to Cienfuegos with sightseeing tour. The city was founded 1819 by French settlers and has maintained its architectural style until today.
Cienfuegos, also known as the Caribbean „Pearl of the South“, pleases with an architecture of the late neoclassical style. The province capital Cienfuegos offer some of the most famous objects of interest in Cuba, for example the 100-year-old theatre „Tomás Terry“, the colonial city centre, the villa „Palacio del Valle“ or the cemetery. One of Cuba’s most famous singers Benny Morey was also born and lived here, which you will notice by all the memorials in the city.
Continuation to the Faro Luna beach.

Accommodation: Hotel Faro Luna 3* or similar, with All Inclusive.



11th day: Cienfuegos - El Nicho

Breakfast, then visit of the Cienfuegos dolphinarium. Optional swimming with the dolphins. Lunch at a local restaurant, then leisure time.

Accommodation: Hotel Faro Luna 3* or similar, with All Inclusive.

12th day: Cienfuegos - Topes de Collantes - Trinidad

Breakfast, then departure to Topes de Collantes and the beautiful national park „Guanayara“, „Codina“ and „Caburní“.
Optional: Hike in the mountains of Escambray through native flora in tropical forests up to 500m altitude, on the paths of the legendary „Centinelas del Río Melodioso“. You will be in direct contact with rare birds and animals and also the blooming nature. Almost mandatory in the waterfalls and natural pools of the Guanayara river. Lunch at the restaurant „Casa de Gallega“ in 500m height.
Alternative: Excursion in a Russian truck through the tropical forest. Continuation to Trinidad, stroll around the city and dinner in the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Las Cuevas 3* or similar.

13th day: Trinidad - Playa Ancón

Breakfast, then sightseeeing tour of Trinidad, declared as world heritage site by UNESCO. The colonial museum city of Trinidad was founded in the early 16th century and almost didn’t change since then. „Villa de la Santísima Trinidad“ has a medieval air with its arched bridges, timeless plazas and well-preserved buildings with neoclassical and baroque influences. This unique city fascinates not only with its many museums and landmarks, but also with being close to the sea and beach and mountains at the same time. You will also be thrilled by the refreshing cocktail „Canchanchara“ made of lime, honey and ice cream, served in the restaurant with the same name.
Lunch at a local restaurant, then half-day beach trip to the peninsula „Playa Ancón“.
Dinner in the hotel and leisure time.

Accommodation: Hotel Las Cuevas 3* or similar.

14th day: Trinidad - Sancti Spiritus - Santa Clara

Breakfast, then trip to the historical province capital Sancti Spiritus (also world heritage site). On the way you will pass through the „Valle de los Ingenios“ (sugarmill valley) and then you will visit the 45m tall historic building „Manaca Iznaga“ from slave ownership times. Sightseeing tour in Sancti Spiritus, then lunch at a local restaurant.
Short trip to the closeby reservoir „Zaza“, the continuation to Santa Clara with dinner in the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel La Granjita 3* or similar.

15th day: Santa Clara - Havana

Breakfast in Santa Clara, known as the city of Che. The legendary guerilla headman Ernesto „Che“ Guevara put up the battle in Santa Clara which sped up the victory against the tyranny of Fulgencio Batista. He also blew up the steel train bristling with weapons called „Tren Blindado“ in 1958, which can be visited as a revolution memorial today. There is no way around the museum of Cuba’s most famous hero, whose bones rest in the crypt closeby, along with the bones of his companions killed in action in Bolivia. Also, visit of the „Ernesto Che Guevara Plaza“ in Santa Clara.

Departure to Havana and end of roundtrip.

Free time before international flight or transfer to beach vacation.

Tip: Sturdy shoes for the hikes and excursions and also bathing suit/shorts are a must!

Note: Changes and mistakes in the program, the offer, changes in due to unpredictable Euro-/Dollar-fluctuation, hotel accomodation and price are subject to change! Excursions and program sequence are subject to the weather conditions and the daylight, as well as to technical conditions.

Services&Price

EX06CUBDDHK Through the heart of Cuba                    

(15 day Cuba Exclusive-Round Trip with chauffeur and own guide)

Begin of the round trip ex Havana daily possible

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Price per person in Euro from: 
 

Private round trip

01.11.15-30.11.15  07.01.16-31.03.16

01.12. -21.12.2015    01.04. - 30.04.2016

 
Double
Single
Double
Single
2 Persons
 from 2863
from 3359
from 2758
from 3190
 
 
Price per person in Euro:  
 

Private round trip

 

22.12.15 - 06.01.2016 

n.a.
 
Double
Single
Double
Single
2 Persons
3025
3640
 
 
 
 Extra charge for the hotel 24./25./31.12. : in EURO
 
Soroa  15
Playa Larga  15
Faro Luna  28
Las Cuevas  15
La Granjita  15
 
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Included in the price: 

- Service: 15 day Cuba exclusive roundtrip
- Ride in an air-conditioned bus (maybe mini-bus)
- Own chauffeur and English speaking guide
- Qualified own guide and assistance
- Accomodation as desribed in the program 
- 14 overnight-stays as described in the program
- Lunch as described in the program (without drinks)
- Excursions and visitations as described in the roundtrip-program
- Risk coverage certificate for the travel price

Not included in the price:

- Flight to Cuba
- Transfer ex/to the airport (please check with us)
- Overnight-stays additional to the roundtrip program
- Extra-charges
- Costs for services not mentioned in the program
- Optional excursions
- Tip
- Drinks in hotel restaurants or at other places.
- Tourist Tax Cuba and Handing Fee (p.P. 35 EUR)
- Visum: 25 Euro - available from us
- Airport Departure Tax (p.P. 25 CUC)

Note: Changes and mistakes in the program, the offer, changes in due to unpredictable Euro-/Dollar-fluctuation, hotel accomodation and price are subject to change! Excursions and program sequence are subject to the weather conditions and the daylight, as well as to technical conditions.

Please ask for our hotel offers for Guardalavaca, Playa Esmeralda und Playa Pesquero, Santiago Strand, Playa Ancon/Trinidad, Playa del Este/Havana, Playa Jibacoa, Varadero, Cayo Levisa, Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Largo, Cayo Coco, Cayo Guillermo and other destinations in Cuba!

Book an additional diving or salsa course. 

Accommodation

All hotel overnight-stays and accomodations like written in the program of the roundtrip.

1./2./3. day:  Hotel Telegrafo 4* ot equivalent. Oldest hotel of Cuba with perfect position in Havana and a good restaurant. Standard room with air condition, shower/toilet, TV. 

4./5. day: Hotel La Ermita 3* or equivalent. Hotel with a beautiful position and a nice view. Standard room with air condition, shower/toilet, TV.

6. day: Hotel Villa Soroa 3*. Older hotel in the middle of nature. Standard room with air condition, shower/toilet, TV.

7. day: Hotel Moka 3*. Hotel which was integrated in the middle of the tropical forest. Standard room with air condition, shower/toilet, TV.

8. day: Hotel Telegrafo 4* ot equivalent. Oldest hotel of Cuba with perfect position in Havana and a good restaurant. Standard room with air condition, shower/toilet, TV.

9. day: Hotel Playa Larga is new renovated and has 50 bungalows with 44 rooms, equipped with air-conditioning, WC and shower, satellite television. The equipment has bicycle 2 restaurants, 2 bars, 2 cafes, grill, pool, mini bar, motorcycle, horse and car rental stores, money exchange bureau and Faxleistungen tourism office taxis tennis and soccer ground, playing field for Strandvolleyball, society room, and parking place.

10./11. day: Beach hotel bungalow complex Faro Luna 3*. At the south coast of Cuba, approximately 20km from the city centre of Cienfuegos. Situated directly a the beach of Rancho Luna. 42 rooms with balcony and sea view.   Standard room with air condition, shower/toilet, TV.

12./13. day: Trinidad City hotel Las Cuevas 3*. The hotel is situated on top of the hill above the city Trinidad. Standard room with air condition, shower/toilet, TV.

14. day: Country hotel La Granjita 3* or equivalent. La Granjita is situated 5km outside of Santa Clara and a nice bungalow complex for lovers of nature and silence. Standard room with air condition, shower/toilet, TV.

 

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 01.11.2054 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.

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