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Escape to Cuba on an exotic getaway through the sizzling streets of sultry Havana, soak up the Caribbean vibe and discover Cuba's fascinating history.

    • 15
    • QUSH
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,775
      CAD $1,795
      AUD $1,870
      EUR €1,375
      GBP £1,120
      NZD $2,215
      ZAR R17,020
      CHF FR1,690
      *
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    • Explorer, German Bilingual
    • Original
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Best of Cuba.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Travel to Cuba to experience the spirit of Havana and the rhythmic Caribbean vibe.

From Cuba's historical streets of Havana to the pristine shores of the Caribbean, stroll through World Heritage cities, relive a fascinating colonial history and experience the rich heritage of music and dance that Cuba is renowned for. Prepare to be wowed as you discover Baracoa’s mountainous surrounds, visit the birthplace of salsa and admire Trinidad’s unrivalled ambience on this two-week adventure. From historic cars to fragrant cigars and with plenty of rum and rumba in between, this adventure will take you into the heart of all things Cuban.

  • Stroll the streets of elegant Havana
  • Discover Cuba's pirate past in Baracoa
  • Get lost in the streets of colonial Camaguey
  • Experience Trinidad's unspoilt beaches
  • Learn how to move like a local in Santiago de Cuba
  • Visit Cuba's Che Guevara museum
  • Get acquainted with Havana's neighbourhoods during a city walk

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Havana, Cuba
  • Finish:

    Havana, Cuba
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    3 breakfasts, 0 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Homestay (12 nts), Hotel (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bus, Minibus, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Baracoa - Orientation walk, Camaguey - Bicycle taxi city tour, Half-day city tour, Informal Salsa lesson, Informal Spanish lesson, Santa Clara - Visit to Che Guevara Mausoleum and Museum, Trinidad - Orientation walk

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    563kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. 2. Following a change from the airline operating the flight from Baracoa to Havana, we have had to change the itinerary slightly from what was brochured for 2014. The trip will now spend 1 night in Camaguey and 3 nights in Havana rather than 2 nights in each location.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,775
    CAD $1,795
    AUD $1,870
    EUR €1,375
    GBP £1,120
    NZD $2,215
    ZAR R17,020
    CHF FR1,690
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $118
    CAD $119
    AUD $124
    EUR €91
    GBP £74
    NZD $147
    ZAR R1,134
    CHF FR112
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Day 1 Havana

With music in the air, crumbling colonial buildings, iconic 50s cars and a unique and often chequered history, Havana always rolls to its own fabulous beat.

Day 2 Cienfuegos

A delightful city referred to as the 'Pearl of the South', Cienfuegos was designed beautifully by the French but emits a definite Caribbean vibe.

Days 3-5 Trinidad

Colourful houses, cobblestone streets, wonderful people, great food and breathtaking vistas over cerulean seas make Trinidad a firm favourite among visitors.

Day 6 Camaguey

Built to stop ongoing raids by pirates, the maze-like streets of Camaguey are slightly confusing, but nevertheless an amazing place of colour, culture and discovery.

Days 7-8 Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba has a revolutionary history and an exciting mix of cultures, which results in a vibrancy in the air and an artistic flair in the streets.

Days 9-11 Baracoa

Remote, unique and arguably one of the most beautiful places in Cuba, Baracoa has a wealth of natural gems to discover and swoon over.

Days 12-15 Havana

Havana has a tenacity that has seen it through 500 years of ups and downs, along with an infectious love of music, food and life in general.
    • 15
    • QUSH
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,775
      CAD $1,795
      AUD $1,870
      EUR €1,375
      GBP £1,120
      NZD $2,215
      ZAR R17,020
      CHF FR1,690
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer, German Bilingual
    • Original
Book