Essential Cuba Tour & Beach Extension

Essential Cuba Tour & Beach Extension

  • Begin with a fully escorted tour, specially created for small groups, to discover the real Cuba 
  • Cruise the streets of Havana in a chauffeur-driven old American car 
  • Dinner at the art deco La Fontana in Havana 
  • Memorable performance by the world famous Buena Vista Social Club 
  • Experience Trinidad at the weekend when the music scene is at its best 
  • Visit Las Terrazas National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty, with former coffee plantation houses and farmer's house restaurants 
  • Have a few days afterwards at a premium all-inclusive hotel at the island's premier beach resort

Experience a seven night fully escorted tour designed for small groups followed by a few days relaxation by the beach

Cuba remains one of the most unique destinations in the world. Take in lush terrain, revolutionary insights and an incredible music scene. Cruise through Havana in a chauffeur-driven old American car and spend a weekend in colonial Trinidad, before heading to an All Inclusive beach resort to enjoy some tropical downtime.


Day 1 The Adventure Begins in Havana

Arrive in Havana

Arrive in Havana from the UK; meet and greet and transfer to your hotel, situated in the very heart of Old Havana. Depending on the time of your arrival you may have chance to take a little wander through the local area and sample the atmosphere. Overnight accommodation at a Casa Particulars.

Day 2 Unique Tour of Havana

Unique Tour of Havana

Following breakfast meet your experienced guide and fellow group members for your unique tour of Havana. First stop is a visit to the Museum of the Revolution, housed in the former Presidential Palace. Then a guided stroll within the narrow bustling streets of Old Havana. After lunch in this fascinating area enjoy a fun rum cocktail making lesson before exploring the impressive Revolution Square and 'Malecon' seafront promenade by chauffeur-driven old American cars. There may be some time later to further explore Havana independently before joining the group for dinner and music at La Fontana. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 3 Las Terrazas National Park

Las Terrazas National Park

After breakfast leave Havana for Las Terrazas National Park. Visit a former coffee plantation and wander through a lakeside village (with the option to take an exhilarating zip wire ride through the treetops!) Lunch, in an ideal setting, is at the Farmers House at Las Terrazas, set within the National Reserve. There is some free time in the afternoon. Dinner will be served at an authentic restaurant within the local community.  Stay overnight at the Moka Hotel.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Vinales Valley

Vinales Valley

Following breakfast the tour will visit a small working cigar factory before travelling to the picturesque and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Vinales Valley famed for its unusual limestone mountain formations called Mogotes. The area is home to the island's tobacco plantations; you'll visit a typical tobacco drying house to see how the tobacco crops are turned in to the world's best cigars. Take a leisurely guided walk through the valley stopping off at a farmer's house for coffee and explore Vinales Village. Lunch will be served at a local organic farm. Returning to Las Terrazas there should be some time for a quick dip in the pool before a special dining experience at a restaurant in the nearby village. Stay overnight at the Moka Hotel.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Cienfuegos - Trinidad

Cienfuegos - Trinidad

Following breakfast the tour heads to the south coast reaching Cienfuegos, a colonial city overlooking a beautiful bay. After lunch stroll through the colonial centre and along the seafront 'Malecon' promenade. This is followed by a scenic drive along the coast to the UNESCO preserved site of Trinidad. Expect a traditional meal at a specially selected Casa Particular restaurant. Stay overnight at a Casa Particular in central Trinidad.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Trinidad


After breakfast the group enjoys a comprehensive tour of the centre of Trinidad, exploring the famous cobblestone streets, visiting the Romantic Museum (depicting Trinidad's colonial past) and the Museum of the Fight Against the Bandits (covering the revolutionary battles in the nearby Escambray Mountains). There will be some free time later to either continue exploring Trinidad or perhaps take a taxi to a nearby beach. Dinner will be at a local private restaurant in Trinidad, the town will have a lively weekend atmosphere. Stay overnight at a Casa Particular in central Trinidad.

Day 7 Che Guevara Mausoleum & Evening in Havana

Che Guevara Mausoleum & Evening in Havana

After a visit to the spooky Manaca Iznaga Tower in Sugar Mill Valley you'll head to Santa Clara with a visit to Che Guevara's mausoleum. After lunch return to Havana and look forward to the evening ahead which includes dinner at a carefully selected private restaurant, followed by a stroll through Old Havana and possibly a daiquiri drink at the Floridita Bar (famed for it's links with Ernest Hemingway). Then take your seats for a performance by the world famous Buena Vista Social Club, guaranteed to be one of the highlights of the trip! Stay overnight at a Casa Particulars.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Explore Havana & transfer to Varadero

Explore Havana Independently - Varadero

The morning is free for you to explore Havana independently before transferring after lunchtime to the beach resort Varadero, approx. 1 1/2 hours drive. Check in to your premium all-inclusive beach resort and unwind in the tropical surroundings.

Day 9 - 10 Varadero Beach Time

Varadero, Cuba's Premier Beach Destination

The next few days are all about relaxing and enjoying the amenities of your All Inclusive hotel, with a choice of restaurants and bars, enjoy the setting beside a large stretch of white sandy beach and turquoise Caribbean Sea.

INCLUDES : All-Inclusive

Day 11 Departure to UK

Departure From Havana Airport

Enjoy a steady morning at the hotel before the transfer to Havana Airport for your early evening flight back to the UK (flights arrive the following morning back into UK)

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch



10th September 2018 - 8th October 2018

Important Info

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