ITINERARY

Cuba 2019

Join us in Cuba!

Since the US opened the boarders to Cuba in 2016, we have been taking trips each year and brining groups of people with us to get a taste of what everyone has been talking about. Are you ready to explore Cuba? Immerse in the colorful streets and take a ride in a vintage car to explore all the hotspots in Havana. Venture off on several day trips to Viñales to learn all about the Cuban cigar culture. Go back in time to stroll the colonial old town and cobblestone streets of Trinidad. Explore pristine beaches and bask in the sunshine of Cienfuegos! Activities will run from the evening of May 23 through the afternoon on May 28. Attendees should plan to arrive in Havana Cuba (HAV) on the morning of May 23rd and depart on afternoon of May 28th from (HAV).

BREAKFAST

LUNCH

DINNER

Accommodations

Day 1- Thursday, May 23

Welcome to Cuba!

Feel free to check in and get settled by 2pm local time.

Check into your penthouse accommodation and prepare for a night out dining and enjoying Cuban cuisine, drinks and music (not included)

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Day 2- Friday, May 24

Viñales Valley Day Trip

  • Explore the Western region of Cuba, known for very high quality tobacco fields and breathtaking landscapes.

  • Learn how tobacco is grown and taste hand-rolled, organic Cuban cigars.

  • Immerse in the culture as you are guided through the Indian and African caves.  You will gain knowledge about the forms of civilization by their means of subsistence, types of livelihood, literacy and other cultural traits.

  • Embrace for lunch at a traditional Paladar, then enjoy some free time to wander and shop in the markets. 

Day 3: Saturday, May 25

Classic Car Havana City Tour

  • Visit many sights located in 5 districts and see the longest cigar ever rolled!

  • Embrace and mix it up with the locals as you visit the top Havana attractions. You will have a about 3 hours of free time before indulging in some Cuban yummies. Get dropped off in town or back at the villa.

Eat in the Streets of Old Havana

Start near Obispo street, a bustling pedestrian thoroughfare, where you'll try new and unexpected flavors. These are places that you might miss on your own, a fruit juice stand, a hole-in-the wall hamburger place, and other surprises. You'll eat like the locals do, sometimes it's good and sometimes it's strange but its always 100% authentic. You'll learn all about ethnic influences and history behind some of Cuba's favorite street foods and the difference between state and private owned establishments (dinner included).

 

Day 4: Sunday, May 26

Cienfuegos & Trinidad

  • Sit back and relax as you ride to Cienfuegos through farm villages and valleys.

  • Visit the heart of Cienfuegos. Take some free time to walk along the Boulevard.

  • Transport to Trinidad bordering the Caribbean Sea with an exclusive panoramic view of the Guamuaya Mountain Range.

  • Relax on the white sand beaches and lunch at a local restaurant (not included).

  • Take a guided walking tour around Trinidad and have the famous Cuban cocktail “Canchanchara”.

  • Adore the beautiful views and free time at a local flea market.

  • Ride back to Havana for live music and dinner at local restaurant (not included). 

 

Day 5: Monday, May 27

Happy Memorial Day!

Free day to to relax in one of the rooftop pools or head out, if looking to get in touch with the Cuban art scene and do a photo shoot in the some of Havana's most scenic areas.

  • Visit the Almacenes San José Artisans' Market. This is the best place to shop for art, souvenirs and support local talent.

  • Explore Old Town and Havana via bike, walking or carriage. 

  • Meet back at villa for group activity and dinner (included). 

Day 6: Tuesday, May 28 

  • Group activity to embrace with the youth

  • Donate school supplies and personal hygiene products

  • Lunch and depart for airport

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