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Iconic Havana

$1,070.00 – $1,420.00 US Per Person

Overview
Experience the best of Havana! Take in everything from its glorious architecture, the fascinating community projects and welcoming people on this 3-night getaway. This program will allow you to interact with locals from all walks of life to truly understand their culture, day-to-day experiences, and interests. You will get a taste of Cuba that will make you want to go back for more!

Tour Highlights
• Various meet-and-greets with private restaurant owners
• American classic car ride
• Cigar factory tour
• Walking tour of Old Havana
• San Jose Craft Market
• Visit to Cojimar (popular fishing town, frequented by Hemingway)
• Hemingway house: Finca Vigia
• Fusterlandia
• Las Terrazas

Cuba Map – Iconic Havana

Overview
Experience the best of Havana from its glorious architecture to its fascinating community projects and welcoming people on this 3-night getaway. This program will allow you to interact with locals from all walks of life to truly understand their culture, day-to-day experiences, and interests. You will get a taste of Cuba that will make you want to go back for more!

Tour Highlights
• Various meet-and-greets with private restaurant owners
• American classic car ride
• Cigar factory tour
• Walking tour of Old Havana
• San Jose Craft Market
• Visit to Cojimar (popular fishing town, frequented by Hemingway)
• Hemingway house: Finca Vigia
• Fusterlandia
• Las Terrazas

Included in your program

• Accommodation: 3 night stay at Hotel Riviera
• Local guide to Cuba and driver for duration of the itinerary
• 1 group transfer from and to airport
• Meals: daily breakfast, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
• Tour Highlights listed above

NOT INCLUDED in your program:

• Visa
• Flight tickets
• Additional arrival and departure transfers for non-group flight arrivals and departures
• Gratuities and donations
• Travel Insurance and Trip Cancellation Waiver (available at an extra charge)

DAY 01

ARRIVAL DAY
You will arrive in Havana and will be transferred to your hotel. You will be met at the airport by your local Cuba guide and driver who will accompany you through the entire program. First day in Havana starts with a panoramic overview of the city that includes a stop at the remarkable Revolution Square where you will see the statue of Cuba’s national hero, Jose Marti, and famous depiction of revolutionary heroes, Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos. Drive around the vibrant Vedado district. Along the way, you will see a wide mixture of architectural styles and testimony of Cuba’s different influences: Spanish, British and American.

After hotel check in the evening, be whisked away by a classic American car! Enjoy the ocean breeze and marvel at the sunset as you drive along the Malecon, Capitol, and Prado promenade. Arrive at a typical paladar, a privately-owned restaurant, for a fusion-style meal well created to commemorate your first night in the iconic Havana.

Che Guevara

DAY 01

ARRIVAL DAY
You will arrive in Havana and will be transported to your hotel. You will be met at the airport by your local guide and driver who will accompany you through the entire program. First day in Havana starts with a panoramic overview of the city that includes a stop at the remarkable Revolution Square where you will see the statue of Cuba’s national hero, Jose Marti, and famous depiction of revolutionary heroes, Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos. Drive around the vibrant Vedado district. Along the way, you will see a wide mixture of architectural styles and testimony of Cuba’s different influences: Spanish, British and American.
After hotel check in the evening, be whisked away by a vintage American car! Enjoy the ocean breeze and marvel at the sunset as you drive along the Malecon, Capitol area and Prado promenade. Arrive at a typical paladar, a privately-owned restaurant, for a fusion-style meal well created to inaugurate your first night in the iconic Havana.

DAY 02

OLD HAVANA & HEMINGWAY
Your first visit will be to a cigar factory where you will have the opportunity to interact with an expert in the field to learn about the process of rolling the famous Habano cigars. Walk through Old Havana to learn about the historical importance of many of its glorious buildings, many dating to Colonial times. Here you will be introduced to the restoration and preservation process of its most elaborate buildings. Discover the history of Havana on foot through four of its main squares: Plaza Vieja, Plaza de Armas, Plaza San Francisco de Asis and Plaza de la Catedral.

Visit the fisherman’s village of Cojimar where Hemingway docked his beloved “Pilar” and where he was inspired to write The Old Man and the Sea novel. Go for lunch at a nearby paladar and then depart for Hemingway’s home Finca Vigia (Lookout Farm) located in the town of San Francisco de Paula, where you will see where he wrote two of his most famous novels. Peer into the windows of the house to admire items left behind by Hemingway when he departed to the United States, including more than 8,000 books, personal relics, and rare collections.

Head back to Old Havana and visit the San Jose Craft Market located along the seaside. Traverse the market at your leisure. Exchange stories with the local artists and vendors to learn about being an entrepreneur in Cuba.

Return to the hotel. Dinner will be on your own tonight, but your guide will be happy to provide some suggestions for Havana night hangouts.

 

Capital Building in Havana, Cuba

DAY 02

Havana – The Old City
Your first visit will be to a Cigar Factory where you will have the opportunity to interact with an expert in the field to learn about the process of rolling the famous Habano cigars. Walk through Old Havana to learn about the historical importance of many of its glorious buildings, many dating to Colonial times; be introduced to the restoration and preservation process of its most elaborate buildings. Discover the history of Havana on foot through four of its main squares: Plaza Vieja, Plaza de Armas, Plaza San Francisco de Asis and Plaza de la Catedral.

Visit to the fisherman’s village of Cojimar where Hemingway docked his beloved “Pilar” and where he was inspired to write The Old Man and the Sea novel. Go for lunch at a nearby paladar and then depart for Hemingway’s home Finca Vigia (Lookout Farm) located in the town of San Francisco de Paula, where you will see where he wrote two of his most famous novels. Peer into the windows to admire items left by Hemingway in the house when he departed to the United States, including more than 8,000 books, personal relics and rare collections.

Head back to Old Havana and visit the San Jose craft market located along the seaside of town. You will be provided free time to purchase souvenirs at the market while exchanging stories with the local artists and vendors to learn about the current opportunities in Cuba to setting a privately-owned enterprise. Return back to the hotel. Dinner will be at your liesure tonight, but your guide will be happy to provide some suggestions to enjoy Havana night hangouts.

DAY 03

FUSTERLANDIA & LAS TERRAZAS
Visit Fusterlandia, a community project started by renowned Cuban artist Jose Fuster, “the Picasso of the Caribbean”, who transformed his entire neighborhood into a colorful mosaic and artistic mecca.

Escape the city and explore beyond Havana on this journey to a magical natural reserve. Just an hour drive west of the capital is an intriguing place where you’ll encounter majestic nature, art studios, natural river pools, and coffee plantation ruins: Las Terraza. You will have a walk around the region with a naturalist who will provide you with information on the local flora and fauna. Enjoy a typical Cuban lunch at a local restaurant and interact with the community residents.

Return to your hotel and get ready to enjoy your farewell dinner at one of the most popular paladars in town.

Las Terrazas in Pinar del Rio Province, Cuba

DAY 03

HAVANA
Visit Fusterlandia, a community project started by renowned Cuban artist Jose Fuster, “the Picasso of the Caribbean”, who transformed his entire neighborhood into a colorful mosaic and artistic mecca.
Escape the city and explore beyond Havana on this journey to a magical natural reserve. Just a short hour drive west of the capital is an intriguing place where you’ll encounter majestic nature, art studios, natural river pools, and coffee plantation ruins: Las Terrazas site. You will have a walk around the region with a naturalist who will provide you with information on the local flora and fauna. Enjoy a typical Cuban lunch at a local restaurant (old farmers’ house) and interact with the community residents.
Return to Havana City hotel and get ready to enjoy your farewell dinner at one of the most popular “Paladars” in town.

DAY 04

DEPARTURE DAY
Enjoy your last Havana breakfast before you are taken to the Havana airport. We hope you take home some amazing memories from this Iconic Havana getaway! 
Adios and safe travels!

 

Want to explore more of Cuba? Extend your Cuba experience and book this trip back-to-back with 2 nights in Varadero.

Bicicleta

DAY 04

Departure Day
Enjoy your last Havana breakfast before you are taken to the Havana airport. We hope you take away from this Iconic Havana Getaway, the best memories. Adios and safe travels!

Want to explore more of Cuba? Extend your Cuba experience and book this trip back-to-back with 2 nights in Varadero.

Dates & Prices
Travel DatesStandard Room (Single Occupancy) Standard Room (Double Occupancy)Standard Elite (Single Occupancy)Standard Elite (Double Occupancy)Junior Suite (Single Occupancy)Junior Suite (Double Occupancy)
Feb 14, 2019 - Feb 17, 2019 $ 1,362 US
$ 1,187 US $ 1,499 US
$ 1,323 US
$ 1,538 US
$ 1,362 US
Mar 14, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019 $ 1,362 US
$ 1,187 US $ 1,499 US
$ 1,323 US
$ 1,538 US
$ 1,362 US
Mar 21, 2019 - Mar 24, 2019 $ 1,362 US
$ 1,187 US $ 1,499 US
$ 1,323 US
$ 1,538 US
$ 1,362 US
Apr 11, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019 $ 1,303 US
$ 1,129 US $ 1,440 US
$ 1,264 US
$ 1,480 US
$ 1,303 US
Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019 $ 1,303 US
$ 1,129 US
$ 1,440 US
$ 1,264 US
$ 1,480 US
$ 1,303 US
May 09, 2019 - May 12, 2019 $ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
May 23, 2019 - May 26, 2019 $ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
Jun 06, 2019 - Jun 09, 2019
$ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
Jun 20, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019 $ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
Jul 04, 2019 - Jul 07, 2019 $ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
Jul 18, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019 $ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
Aug 15, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019 $ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
Aug 29, 2019 - Sep 01, 2019 $ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019 $ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
Sep 26, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019 $ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
Oct 10, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019 $ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
Oct 24, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 $ 1,246 US $ 1,070 US
$ 1,381 US $ 1,207 US
$ 1,420 US
$ 1,246 US
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