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Fly from London (regional connections available) to Havana with Virgin Atlantic. Transfer to the Iberostar Parque Central or similar for 3 nights. (N)Day 2: Havana
Morning walking tour of Old Havana, including the Camera Obscura and a stop at El Floridita, home of the daiquiri cocktail. Afternoon panoramic tour in a classic American car, visiting Revolution Square and a rum museum. (B, L)Day 3: Havana
Day at leisure to stroll along Old Havana’s cobbled streets or take optional visits to the Bellas Artes Museum, Hemingway’s Museum or the Revolution Museum. (B)Day 4: Las Terrazas
In the morning, drive to Las Terrazas in the western province of Pinar del Rio for a stay of 2 nights. Established as a sustainable environmental and development project, Las Terrazas provides an ideal introduction to Cuba’s countryside life and landscapes. Visit the local community and the partially restored 19th-century coffee estate. (B, L, D)Day 5: Viñales
Full-day tour of the beautiful Viñales valley, its tobacco plantations and rounded limestone hills. Visit a cigar factory and take a boat ride through the Indian Cave. (B, L)Day 6: Peninsula de Zapata • Cienfuegos
Travel to Cienfuegos via the Peninsula de Zapata. Take a boat trip through the mangroves and drive past Playa Girón, site of the 1961 invasion. Continue to the small city of Cienfuegos, with its distinct French influence, for 1 night. (B, L, D)Day 7: Cienfuegos • Trinidad
Morning tour of Cienfuegos, known as the ‘Pearl of the South’, and visit the Cienfuegos botanical gardens. Afternoon transfer to Trinidad for a 3-night stay† in a casa particular in the heart of the old town. Dine this evening at a privately run paladar. (B, D)Day 8: Trinidad
Morning walking tour of the town, including the Romantic Museum or Cantero Museum and a visit to Casa de la Musica. Founded in 1514, Trinidad contains well-preserved colonial buildings with hardly a trace of 20th-century architecture. Afternoon at leisure or take optional excursions. (B)Day 9: Valley of the Sugar Mills
Morning tour of the Valley of the Sugar Mills, dotted with ruins of large former sugar plantations. Visit the watchtower of the Manaca Iznaga plantation, a reminder of Cuba’s slave trade and colonisation. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)Day 10: Santa Clara • Havana
Morning drive to Santa Clara, the site of the turning point in the Cuban revolution, and see Che Guevara’s museum and mausoleum. After lunch, continue to Havana for a final night. Optional evening music performance. (B, L)Days 11-12: Fly to London
Transfer to the airport. Fly to London with Virgin Atlantic and arrive the following day. (B)Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Accommodation
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.Travel in Cuba
We recommend an extremely flexible approach to booking a holiday and travel in Cuba. The extended Oriente departures are better suited to the hardier traveller due to longer road drives.† Trinidad
The 31 October 2020 departure includes 2 nights in Trinidad and an overnight stay in Santa Clara.Oriente departures
On selected dates, the tour continues further through the interior to Santiago de Cuba and provides a rare glimpse into eastern Cuba’s history, culture and mountain scenery. Please click here to view.Discovery tour
This tour is best suited to the hardier traveller as it includes some basic accommodation and some rougher road journeys.Single supplement
From £425pp.Private & tailor-made travel
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. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
At the end of your tour, relax on a white sandy cay off Cuba's north coast. Hotel options include the Meliá Cayo Santa Maria, an all-inclusive property with a range of leisure facilities, and the first-class secluded Meliá Buenavista, an adults-only resort set apart from the rest of the hotels.
After visiting Santa Clara, continue to Cayo Santa Maria and stay 4 nights at the Meliá Cayo Santa Maria / Meliá Buenavista. Upgrade to an ocean view room from £105 per person. (B, L, D)
At leisure to relax by the beach and turquoise sea. (B, L, D)
Drive to Havana and stay overnight. (B)
Day at leisure. Evening flight to London with Virgin Atlantic, arriving the following day. (B) (N)
As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Due to airline schedule changes, extensions to 'Splendours of Cuba Oriente' departures from November 2020 to March 2021 will include 3 nights on Cayo Santa Maria and 1 night back in Havana.
Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.
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|On request||CUB2020||Splendours of Cuba||23 Jan 2020 - 3 Feb 2020||£2,395||£0||£425||1/23/2020 12:00:00 AM||2/3/2020 12:00:00 AM||Tour closed – on request||On request||0||On request|
|On request||CUB2020||Splendours of Cuba||6 Feb 2020 - 17 Feb 2020||£2,395||£0||£425||2/6/2020 12:00:00 AM||2/17/2020 12:00:00 AM||Tour closed – on request||On request||0||On request|
|On request||CUB2020||Splendours of Cuba||20 Feb 2020 - 2 Mar 2020||£2,395||£0||£425||2/20/2020 12:00:00 AM||3/2/2020 12:00:00 AM||Tour closed – on request||On request||0||On request|
|Unavailable||CUB2020||Splendours of Cuba||5 Mar 2020 - 16 Mar 2020||£2,395||£0||£425||3/5/2020 12:00:00 AM||3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM||Sold Out||Unavailable||0||Unavailable|
|Unavailable||CUB2020||Splendours of Cuba||26 Mar 2020 - 6 Apr 2020||£2,345||£0||£425||3/26/2020 12:00:00 AM||4/6/2020 12:00:00 AM||Tour Cancelled||Unavailable||0||Unavailable|
|Available||CUB2020||Splendours of Cuba||1 Nov 2020 - 12 Nov 2020||£2,195||£0||£425||11/1/2020 12:00:00 AM||11/12/2020 12:00:00 AM||Reserve||Available||0||Available|
Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or
Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
Discounts cannot be combined with any other current or subsequent Cox & Kings offer. Discounts apply to new bookings only and cannot be applied retrospectively. Offers are subject to availability.
S: Prices marked with an (S) symbol are designated as ‘Super Offers’. These select tour departures have been highlighted to help you recognise the best value offers currently available on our website.