Cruise to Cuba

10 nights & 11 days
cruise around cuba tour map

Itinerary

Arrival to Havana International Airport José Martí.

Meet and Greeting at the Airport.

Transfer to Hotel in Havana.

Check In at Hotel.

Accommodation at Hotel H-10 Panorama, or Hotel Memories Havana Miramar or Hotel Quinta Avenida in H & B.

Free evening.

Day 2 Havana - Viñales Valley - Havana

07:30 Breakfast.

08:30 Departing for Tour to Viñales Valley. In the way entrance to Montesino Farm to learn about the process of sown of tobacco Havano, and drying the tobacco leaf as part of the production of the Havano´s cigar. Entrance to the Cigar Factory in Pinar del Río.

Visit the Viewpoint at Los Jazmines.

Entrance to the Indean Caves.

13:45 Lunch at Finca Paraiso family restaurant, learn about the process of organic agricultural production in Cuba.

Visit the town, entrance to Casa de la Musica Polo Montañez.

16:00 Departing back to Hotel in Havana.

20:15 Dinner at Family Restaurant La Moneda Cubana.

21:45 Show with 3 drinks at La Taberna Benny More, Buena Vista Social Club Saga Show.

23:00 Back to the Hotel.

Accommodation at Hotel H-10 Panorama, or Hotel Memories Havana Miramar or Hotel Quinta Avenida in H & B.

Day 3 Havana Cruise at Havana Port

08:30 Breakfast.

09:00 Check Out.

Transfer to the Port to take the Cruise.

Day 4 Havana City Tour

09:30 Tour of the City of Havana declared in 1982 by UNESCO as World Humankind Heritage, particularly the Historical Centre with entrance to Rum Museum. Walking tour of all squares: Plaza de Armas, San Francisco de Asis Square, the Old Square and the Cathedral Square.

14:00 Luncheon at La Mina restaurant.

15:00 1 Hour Drive in Old American Vintage Car through Old and Modern Havana.

16:15 Free.

No accommodation included (it is at the Cruise).

DAY 5 Havana - Varadero - Havana

08:00 Departing for tour to Varadero including Panoramic tour of Matanzas City. City tour of Varadero with visit to al Capone Residence and Dupont Residence with a welcoming drink.

Free time at the Beach.

12:00 Lunch at restaurant in Varadero.

12.45 Leaving back to Havana.

15:00 At the Port of Havana.

Day 6 to 9 (Cruise through the Caribbean, NO services from us)

DAY 10 Havana

Transfer from the Port to Hotel in Havana.

Check In at Hotel.

The rest of the afternoon is at your leisure to further explore on your own. You could easily spend your time wandering the streets and taking in the colours and sounds of this lively city.

21:00 Dinner at Tropicana Cabaret / or Parisien Cabaret with Caribbean Cabaret Show.

Accommodation at Hotel H-10 Panorama, or Hotel Memories Havana Miramar or Hotel Quinta Avenida in B & B

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DAY 11 Havana - Departure

08:30 Breakfast.

12:00 Hotel Check Out.

12:30 Lunch at El Aljibe Restaurant.

Transfer Out to Havana International airport to take flight back to home.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch.


END OF SERVICES

Included:

Accommodation in B & B as indicated in the Program.

Meet and Greeting at the Airport.

Private Transfer In.

Tour Guide in full command of English and/or other foreign language for the whole staying in Cuba.

All the tours as indicate with the Entrances pointed out in the Program, with explanation of Specialist when mention.

Private Transportation for all the tours.

Luncheons and Dinners as indicated.

Transfer Out.

Not included:

Airfare.

Tourist Visa.

Medical Insurance.

Services not mentioned in the Program.

Valle de Viñales

Mogotes en Viñales www.cubatoptravel.com

The Viñales Valley in the Sierra de los Organos near the western end of the island of Cuba is an outstanding karst landscape encircled by mountains and dotted with spectacular dome-like limestone outcrops (mogotes) that rise as high as 300 m. Colonised at the beginning of the 19th century, the valley has fertile soil and a climate conducive to the development of stock-raising and the cultivation of fodder and food crops.Unesco

Vega driying of tobacco in Viñales Valley

drying house of tabacco

The 150 square km constituting the Viñales National Park form a unique cultural landscape, and one that stands out is the cultivation of tabacco, which from its green planted until their gabled houses drying surrounded by famous mogotes.

San Francisco de Asis Square

plaza de san francisco de asis havana www.cubatoptravel.com

Plaza de San Francisco de Asis. It was built parallel to the de Armas, only 100 m away towards the bay of Havana, in a cove, which was filled in 1628 took the name of San Francisco for the establishment of the religious order, which began construction of a humble convent in 1575.

Paseo del Prado Avenue

Paseo del Prado avenue, Havana www.cubatoptravel.com

The Paseo del Prado emerged as a need for growth of the city, beyond the limits they imposed the walls. At that time the public spaces in the area intramural, for recreation and social life outdoors were insufficient. The walk or extramural mall, built by the Colonial Government, was about one kilometer long and spread over the earth wall and between the two doors that counted. It was called "Nuevo Prado" and went on to become the center of social life in Havana at the time. Paseo del Prado avenue

Varadero

Varadero map www.cubatoptravel.com

Is one of the largest resort town in the Caribbean, located in the province of Matanzas, Cuba. It is situated on the Hicacos Peninsula, between the Bay of Cárdenas and the Straits of Florida, where there is a nature reserve with virgin forests and beaches. Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport, situated west of the peninsula, is Varadero's airport. It is the second-most-important airport of the Island.

El Aljibe Restaurant

restaurant el aljibe
 

Attractions Havana-Viñales-Varadero

Attractions Havana

  • ✓ Museum National of Bellas Artes
  • ✓ Museum of the Revolucion
  • ✓ Napoleonic museum
  • ✓ Museum of Chocolate
  • ✓ Museum of the Rum Havana Club
  • ✓ Pharmacy Museum
  • ✓ Museum of the City
  • ✓ Hemingway Museum Finca Vigia
  • ✓ Scale model of Havana
  • ✓ Museum of Guanabacoa
  • ✓ National Museum of Decorative Arts
  • ✓ Wilfredo Lam Center

Attractions Havana

  • ✓ Havana Cathedral
  • ✓ Church and Convent of St. Francis of Asisi
  • ✓ Church of Paula
  • ✓ Church of the Merced
  • ✓ Our Lady of Kazan Orthodox Cathedral
  • ✓ Church of Jesus de Miramar
  • ✓ Holy Spirit Church
  • ✓ St. Christ of Good Trip Church

Attractions Viñales

  • ✓ Santo Tomas Gran Caverna
  • ✓ Indian Cave
  • ✓ Palenque of the Maroons
  • ✓ Mural of Prehistory
  • ✓ Prehistoric park
  • ✓ Palmarito Cave
  • ✓ House Veguero
  • ✓ Viñales Valley Overlook
  • ✓ Botanical Garden
  • ✓ Horse ride through the valley

Attractions Varadero

  • ✓ The Home of the Cigar Maker.
  • ✓ Retiro Josone Park.
  • ✓ Cayo Blanco.
  • ✓ Recreation Park.
  • ✓ Ecological Park.
  • ✓ Santa Catalina Grande Cave.
  • ✓ Carbonera.
  • ✓ Dead Cave.
  • ✓ Bellamar Caves.
  • ✓ Saturno Caves.