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Traverse Cuba from west to east, passing through colonial towns, mountain scenery and verdant countryside. Along the way, 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 to Havana for a 2-night stay and explore
old Havana. (B)
Travel west to the Viñales valley, a traditional
tobacco-growing area with beautiful
limestone formations. Stay for 2 nights. (B, L)
Drive to Santa Clara for an overnight stay.
Visit Che Guevara’s museum. Continue to
Cienfuegos for a city tour and on to Trinidad.
Stay for 2 nights and tour one of the oldest
cities in Cuba. (B, L, D)
Visit ruined former sugar plantations and
drive to Camagüey. Short city tour and
overnight stay. (B)
Full-day drive via Bayamo to Santiago de
Cuba, the island’s first capital and birthplace
of Afro-Cuban culture and music. Stay
2 nights and explore the city and the
mountainous surroundings. (B)
Drive to Holguin and fly to London via Miami.
Option to extend to Esmeralda Beach. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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 breakfaststyle 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 documents.
We recommend an extremely flexible approach to booking a holiday and travel in Cuba.
This tour features a combination of simple and good standard hotels and casas particulares, which are simple 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 documents.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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Havana was founded in 1519 as an assembly point for ships taking silver to...
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Trinidad was founded in 1518 by Diego Velazquez as a base for expeditions...