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Cuba Culture & Heritage – Legal People to People trip for US citizens Itinerary
Day 1 Miami
Arrive in Miami. In the evening meet your expedition leader as well as your fellow travelers as you prepare for your Cuban adventure.
Day 2 Havana
Take an early flight to Havana. Be seduced by the vivacious streetlife and eclectic local scenes. Satisfy your literary tastebuds with a visit to Finca Vigia, the old home of Ernest Hemingway in San Francisco de Paula. Enjoy dinner at Cathedral Square in Old Havana, and take a stroll along Obispo Street to the Floridita – Hemingway’s favorite bar – to soak up the bustling nighttime atmosphere.
Day 3 Havana/Cienfuegos/Trinidad
Journey to the southern coast to Cienfuegos, a nautical city with glittering waterside beauty, for lunch on the peninsula. Then take a drive into the mountains to your hotel for the night.
Day 4 Topes de Collantes
Hike to El Rocio waterfall in the Topes de Collantes National Park, which is nestled in the Escamray Mountains. After a cool swim, stop at a coffee house to learn about traditional coffee cultivation from the locals. Then visit a museum of Cuban modern art housed in the former home of a Batista supporter, and meet a local farmer to learn more about the land.
Day 5 Bay of Pigs
On the way to Playa Giron, visit some rice farmers and take a walk to spot the rare bee hummingbird. At the Bay of Pigs Museum learn about the history of the area from a Cuban local.
Day 6 Playa Larga/Boca de Guama/Havana
Enjoy an early morning walk in search of wildlife. Visit the Korimacao Project to learn about the artists, musicians, and dancers from all over Cuba who are supported by the project. Make a brief stop to a crocodile farm and take a boat across Treasure Lake for lunch on Guama Island. In the evening, return to Havana for another dose of the city’s sultry night-life.
Day 7 Havana
Continue to discover the charms of Havana, from vintage cars and rumba drumbeats to the clear Caribbean waters. Visit Our Lady of Belen Convent, the Rum Museum, art galleries, and the Museum of the Revolution and discover Old Havana.
Day 8 Havana
Depart Cuba in the morning and return to Miami.
How to Book
Step 1: Call Intrepid for more information: 1-800-970-7299. Please note, this trip is not available for online booking.
Step 2: We will send you a participant profile form to complete. Upon receipt of this form and your $600 deposit, we will confirm your trip with our partner, International Expeditions (license CT-19235)
Step 3: International Expeditions will send you simple but required forms for your visa and other logistics of your trip
Step 4: Final payment due by 60 days prior to your departure
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