Travelling through verdant countryside
and captivating mountain scenery, this
comprehensive journey traverses Cuba
from west to east. Explore historic cities
and colonial towns, learn about the
Cuban revolution and its legacy, and soak
up Afro-Cuban culture and music. The
long but rewarding drives through the
interior provide a rare glimpse into the
everyday life of this unique destination.
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Fly from London (regional connections
available) to Havana with Virgin Atlantic.
Transfer to your hotel for 2 nights. (N)
Morning walking tour of the old town including
the Plaza de Armas, the oldest square in Havana
and the Revolution Museum. (B)
Full-day visit to the Viñales valley, a traditional
tobacco-growing area with beautiful limestone
formations and stay for 2 nights. (B, L)
Day at leisure to enjoy the views or take walks in
the surrounding countryside. (B)
Drive to the town of Santa Clara, whose historic revolutionary attack led to the surrender of the
dictatorship. Take a panoramic city tour and
stay overnight. (B)
Morning visit to Che Guevara’s Museum
before driving to the French-colonial town of
Cienfuegos for a city tour. Continue to Trinidad,
one of the oldest cities in Cuba and stay for
2 nights at a casa particular for a unique
experience of Cuban culture. (B, L, D)
Morning walking tour of the colonial centre
including a visit to La Canchanchara to hear live
Cuban music. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Visit the ruins of former sugar plantations in
the Valley of the Sugar Mills and drive on to
Camagüey (5-6 hours). Take a short tour of its
winding streets, built to deter pirate attacks, and
stay overnight. (B)
Full-day journey east to Santiago de Cuba for a
2-night stay, visiting Bayamo and El Cobre
church, Cuba’s most important shrine, en route.
Santiago de Cuba is the island’s first capital and
birthplace of Afro-Cuban culture and music. (B, L)
Morning tour of the historical centre, El Morro
fortress and the Moncada barracks. In the
afternoon, visit the Gran Piedra and see the
spectacular scenery of the Sierra Maestra
mountains. Optional evening visit to Casa de la
Trova. (B, L)
Transfer to the airport and fly back to Havana.
Stay overnight in Havana. Optional
evening music performance. (B)
Morning at leisure or optional panoramic ride in
a classic American car. Afternoon transfer to the
airport and fly to London with Virgin Atlantic. (B)
Early morning arrival. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is fully escorted
throughout by a local tour manager from arrival
This tour is better suited to
the hardier traveller as it includes longer road
journeys and a combination of simple hotels
and casas particulares, which are private bed
and breakfast-style accommodations that allow
for an authentic insight into the Cuban way of
life. Cuba combines increasing popularity with
very limited good quality hotel options and
the properties we use may vary from departure
to departure. The specific accommodation for
each departure as well as the exact order of
your itinerary will be confirmed in the final travel
We recommend an extremely
flexible approach to booking a holiday and
travel in Cuba.
This itinerary can
be taken privately on a date that suits you, for
which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively,
it can be tailored to your exact requirements.
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Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
Extend your holiday to relax on a beautiful
white sandy beach, protected by extensive
coral reefs. The Paradisus Rio del Oro, one of
Cuba’s best all-inclusive resorts, is set on the
beachfront amid tropical gardens.
Travel by road to Esmeralda beach on the north
coast (approximately 4 hours) and stay for 3
nights at the Paradisus Rio del Oro. (B, L, D)
At leisure by the beach. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Holguín and fly to Havana. Stay
overnight in Havana. (B)
Fly to London with Virgin Atlantic. (B)
Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
JCU2017: 11 Nights
Havana was founded in 1519 as an assembly point for ships taking silver to...
Santiago de Cuba
Santiago is Cuba's second city, and the birthplace of Afro-Cuban...
Trinidad was founded in 1518 by Diego Velazquez as a base for expeditions...