5 Days Tour - Around Western and Central Cuba
Around Western and Central Cuba: Together with your guide, you will explore the famous tobacco region in the west as well as the interesting cities in the centre of Cuba. Highlights are: Havana - Pinar del Río & Viñales - Varadero - Trinidad - Cienfuegos
Guided trip of 5 days through Western and Central Cuba...
Around Western and Central Cuba - 5 days roundtrip through the heart of Cuba and the West - with a vintage car or van - plus driver and guide.
Route of the round trip: Havana - Pinar del Río & Viñales - Varadero - Trinidad - Cienfuegos
Day 1: The day before the roundtrip is the arrival day in Havana
Transfer from the airport to the hotel. You spend the evening at your disposal. Relax in the hotel or stroll along the streets of the historical centre of Havana with its fascinating mix of baroque and neoclassic architecture. Walk along the seaside promenade and have a dinner at a little Cuban restaurant. You have to try a Mojito in one of Cuba’s most famous bars and enjoy the Caribbean flair of Cuba.
Accommodation in Havana: Hotel 5*, Parque Central, Saratoga or Santa Isabell or similar
Day 2: Pinar del Río & Viñales
After breakfast and check-out you will be taken to the region Pinar del Río. There you will visit the West Cuban city of the correspondent name. During your guided tour through the tobacco factory you will witness the process of manifacturing the cigars – so called puros. After a short panorama tour you will be lead to Vuelta Abajo, which is famous for the best tobacco in the world. At first you will see the local places of importance, tobacco plantations and old famous tobacco farms.
Lunch at the tobacco farm of Luis Prieto. Afterwards the tour continues to Viñales on the old route of “Panamericana”. Cruising the country of tabacco plantations, passing breathless photo stops, going over vintage iron bridges to Viñales and the characteristic hilly landscape (magotes). We visit the Cueva del Indio and the prehistoric wall. After the tour will end in the hotel Los Jazmines, where you can enjoy the peaceful and harmonious atmosphere of the country-side and take a swim in the hotel's pool.
Accommodation in Viñales: Hotel 3* Los Jazmines or similar
Day 3: Viñales – Varadero
After breakfast we continue our journey to the most famous beach area of Cuba – Varadero. On the way it goes through beautiful landscape of tropic mountains with fantastic photo stops, we stop at the natural monument Cueva de los Portales, the cave of Che, where he stayed with his armed group during the revolution. After lunch we will bring you to Varadero where you can spend a relaxing afternoon at the beach.
Accommodation in Varadero: Hotel 5*, Paradisus, Iberostar Varadero, Melia Varadero or similar
Day 4: Varadero – Trinidad – Cienfuegos
After breakfast you will set off to Trinidad. Trinidad was built in the 18th century and just walking through its streets can feel as if time stands still there. Lunch in Trinidad.
After lunch the trip goes on to Cienfuegos, which is often referred to as the ‘Pearl of the South’. Cienfuegos is situated at the beautiful Cienfuegos bay. You can admire the neo-classical architecture of the city and visit Teatro Terry and Palacio del Valle.
Accomodation in Cienfuegos: Hotel 4*, Jagua or La Union or similar
Day 5: Cienfuegos – Havana
After breakfast you will we brought back to Havana. This last day of your trip belongs to the discovery of the metropolis. Start with sightseeing in Old Havana – the historical centre of the city, where you can see wonderful squares, museums and streets like the Plaza de la Cathedral with its baroque Cathedral, Cafés and lively shopping alleys like Calle Obispo. After an initial orientation in the city you can visit the Rum Museum of Havana Club and take a lovely walk to Plaza Vieja, one of the oldest squares in Latin America. For lunch you may indulge in a meal of delicious local dishes at one of the characteristic restaurants in the city centre.
End of roundtrip
(5 day group cultural trip with 4 nights from Havana)
Prices per person in a double room:
|2 pax||4 pax||6pax||8 pax||10 pax|
|1.553 €||1.533 €||1.341 €||1.338 €||1.336 €|
Included in the price:
- Service: 5 day roundtrip/4nights exclusive trip
- Ride in an air-conditioned vehicle or vintage car
- With chauffeur and tour guide
- Qualified guide and assistance
- Accommodation in hotels with breakfast and dinner
- 4 overnight-stays as described in the program
- Lunch as described in the program
- 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 outside the 4 day round trip program
- Costs for services not mentioned in the program
- Optional excursions
- Alcoholic and drinks in hotel, restaurants or at other places.
- Tourist Tax Cuba and Handing Fee (p.P. 35 EUR)
- Tourist Card: 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 accommodation and price are subject to change!
Please note: If you want to travel longer, you can always book additional nights in a hotel (at a beach) with us. Please ask for our special offers for the dream beaches!
Tip: Book an additional island-beach-hotel, a dive package or a diving course!
Important information: If the mentioned hotels are booked out we reserve our right to accomodate you in equivalent hotels.
All nights and accomodations like mentioned in the trip details. Please notice that you might be booked into other, but equivalent hotels during high season!
1st day: Hotel 5*, Parque Central, Saratoga, or Santa Isabel in Havana. Standard room with A/C, shower/WC, TV
2nd day: Hotel 3* Los Jazmines or similar in Vinales. Standard room with A/C, shower/WC, TV
3rd day: Hotel 5*, Paradisus, Iberostar Varadero or Melia Varadero. Standard room with A/C, shower/WC, TV
4th day: Hotel 4*, Jagua or La Union in Cienfuegos. Standard room with A/C, shower/WC, TV
Arrival: For this journey we recommend flights with Aeroflot from Shanghai to Havana. For example arrival in Havana at 18:45h and departure from Havana at 20:45h with one stop in Moscow.
-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.