Cycling Cuba Overview

Experience the cities, beaches and rural charms of the captivating island of Cuba from the seat of a bicycle. Visit Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Santiago de Cuba and the site of the Bay of Pigs invasion.

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  • 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Cycle through the highlights of Cuba to Trinidad, Santiago de Cuba and Havana

Discover the culture, history and beauty of Cuba on a laidback cycling trip around this captivating island. Setting off from Havana, ride along rural roads, over city streets and beside ocean paths while visiting the electric cities of Trinidad, Cienfuegos, Santiago de Cuba and many more. Cycle past coffee and cocoa plantations, stay with local families, enjoy the azure waters of the Caribbean and get an in-depth taste of all things Cuba on this 15-day sojourn into one of the world’s more unique cultures.

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Havana, Cuba
  • Finish:

    Havana, Cuba
  • Group size:

    Min 5 , Max 18
  • Ages:

    Min 16
  • Meals:

    14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (14 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bicycle, Support vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Havana - Walking tour of Old Havana, Museo Giron, Santa Clara - Visit to Che Guevara Mausoleum and Museum

  • Notes:

    1. You may bring your own bike, or hire one at additional cost. Your sales consultant will be able to advise the cost for bike hire. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for details. 2. Please note a complimentary arrival and departure transfer is included with this trip. Please advise flight details at time of booking.

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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 Matanzas

Known as the 'Athens of Cuba' for its poets and once-thriving cultural scene, Matanzas has fallen into neglect but it's still a fascinating place to experience real cultural traditions.

Day 3 Bay of Pigs

The site of a failed invasion by CIA-backed Cuban Americans during the 1960s, today the Bay of Pigs is a peaceful area with plenty of beaches for snorkelling and swimming.

Day 4 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 5-6 Trinidad

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

Day 7 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.

Day 8 Bayamo

One of the island's most important regions, the charming city of Bayamo has a pleasant, relaxed ambience full of poignant monuments and revolutionary atmosphere.

Day 9 Sierra Maestra

An area of stunning natural beauty rarely visited by tourists, the Sierra Maestra mountains provided a refuge for Fidel Castro and his men during the Cuban Revolution.

Day 10 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.

Day 11 Gibara

Spend the day sightseeing in Santiago de Cuba, before heading to Gibara.

Day 12 Camaguey

Camaguey's twisting labyrinth of narrow streets contains a wealth of parks, squares, colonial buildings and the large earthenware jars which are the symbol of the city.

Day 13 Mayajigua

A rural town in central Cuba, Mayajigua is located near a picturesque lake which is known for its relaxing thermal water treatments.

Days 14-15 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.
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