5 Days Tour - Colonial Cuba
Colonial Cuba: Experience the heart of Cuba in only 5 days! Highlights of this trip are: Havana - Cienfuegos - Trinidad – Sancti Spiritus - Remedios - Santa Clara – Varadero. This roundtrip takes you to the most famous places of Colonial Cuba.
Guided trip of 5 days through Central Cuba...
Colonial Cuba - 5 days roundtrip through the heart of Cuba - with a vintage car or van - plus driver and guide.
Route of the trip: Havana - Cienfuegos - Trinidad – Sancti Spiritus - Remedios - Santa Clara – Varadero
Day 01: Havana
Evening Arrival in Havana at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Welcome cocktail and informative meeting.
In the evening „Fiesta Cubana“ with Cuban dinner, cocktails and music.
Accommodation: Hotel 5*, Parque Central, Saratoga, Santa Isabel or similar.
Day 02: Havana - Cienfuegos
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 Cathedral“.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon continuation of the tour with American Oldtimer cars.
En route to the Capitol, the parks „Parque Central“ and „Parque de la Fraternidad“, „Plaza de la Revolución“ and the world-famous „Colón“ cemetery!
After Havana the tour heads to Cienfuegos .
Dinner at a restaurant on the way or in Cienfuegos
Accommodation: Hotel 4*, Jagua, La Union or similar.
Day 3: Cienfuegos – Trinidad – Sancti Spiritus - Remedios
After breakfast panorama Tour through Cienfuegos, which is often referred to as the ‘Pearl of the South’. Cienfuegos is situated at a beautiful bay. You can admire the neo-classical architecture of the city and visit Teatro Terry and Palacio del Valle.
After Cienfuegos set off in the direction 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 we will pass through the „Valle de los Ingenios“ (sugarmill valley). Afterwards visit the 45m tall historic building „Manaca Iznaga“ from slave ownership times. The trip goes further to the historical province capital Sancti Spiritus. (also world heritage site). Sightseeing tour in Sancti Spiritus, then the tour continues to Remedios.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*, Encanto Barcelona or Hotel Mascotte.
Day 4: Remedios – Santa Clara – Varadero
Breakfast, then city tour in Remedios: this old colonial town is famous for its big celebration of Christmas on December 24th.
Continuation of the tour to 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.
Lunch in Santa Clara, then the bus will bring you to Varadero, where you can spend a relaxing afternoon at the beach.
Accommodation: Hotel 5*, Paradisus, Iberostar Varadero or Melia Varadero.
Day 5: Varadero – Havana Airport
After breakfast and some leisure time transfer to the airport Havana via Matanzas and along the famous beaches of Playas del Este.
End of tour
(5 day group culture trip with 4 nights from Havanna)
Price per person in a double room:
|2 persons||4 persons||6 persons||8 persons||10 persons|
|1.685 €||1.665 €||1.475 €||1.470 €||1.468 €|
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!
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 4*, Jagua or La Union in Cienfuegos. Standard room with A/C, shower/WC, TV
3rd day: Hotel 3*, Encanto Barcelona or Hotel Mascotte in Remedios. Standard room with A/C, shower/WC, TV
4th day: Hotel 5*, Paradisus, Iberostar Varadero or Melia Varadero. 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.
Our advice: Please bring sturdy shoes and swimming gear for the excursions.
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.