4.6
3 reviews
Classic Cuba - Explore!
15 days

Classic Cuba

From Havana to Havana
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
18
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124496
From
US $2,497
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Highlights

  • Experience the colonial splendour of vibrant Havana
  • Admire the spectacular limestone of the Vinales Valley
  • Learn how Cuba's famous cigars are made
  • Witness the laidback atmosphere of Trinidad
  • Dance at Casa de la Musica or sip a rum cocktail
  • Enjoy the pristine beach setting of Cayo Ensenachos

Itinerary

Start and end in Havana! With the discovery tour Classic Cuba, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Havana, Cuba and 9 other destinations in Cuba. Classic Cuba includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip in Havana
    Start point Hotel Nacional, Hotel Reception, y O, Vedado, Postal Code: 10400, Cuba, Calle 21, La Habana, Cuba 19:00
  2. Day 2: Tour of Havana's highlights, free afternoon
  3. Day 3: Full day trip to the picturesque Vinales countryside
  4. Day 4: Travel to Trinidad via the Bay of Pigs Museum
  5. Day 5: Explore Trinidad; optional excursion to Playa Ancon
  6. Day 6: Stop in Camaguey en route to Bayamo
  7. Day 7: Visit La Comandancia de la Plata, drive to Santiago
  8. Day 8: See the sights of Santiago de Cuba, free afternoon
  9. Day 9: Drive to Sancti Spiritus, free time to explore
  10. Day 10: Head to Cayo Ensenachos on the Sabana archipelago
  11. Day 11: Free in Cayo Ensenachos to relax on the beach
  12. Day 12: In Cayo Ensenachos, optional water based activities
  13. Day 13: Return to Havana via Santa Clara
  14. Day 14: To Las Terrazas; walks and birdwatching
  15. Day 15: Trip ends Havana
    End point Hotel Nacional, Hotel reception, y O, Vedado, Postal Code: 10400, Cuba, Calle 21, La Habana, Cuba 09:00
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • Food
    Good
    4.0
  • 4.5
  • A
    · March 04, 2020
    Classic Cuba is the perfect guided small group tour for those wishing to discover the country and see its highlights from Cuban Cigar farming in Vinales in the west to visiting Fidel's mountain hideout in the East and everything in between. As this is a... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    It's so good to hear your comments on our trip, and accompanied by some fantastic photos! Thanks for sharing these. We're glad that you enjoyed the trip - the three nights on Cayo Ensenachos are definitely worthwhile to break up the long days.
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    Trip date: February 2020
  • A
    · February 07, 2020
    Don't expect high quality accommodation or fine dining, or smooth highways or high speed travel. Do expect a fascinating experience of towns and countryside in a 50 year old time warp where horse and cart and old vehicles are the Cubans' main means of... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thank you Anthony for a great review that really gets to the heart of what Cuba is all about and you are so right about getting there sooner rather than later before it loses some of the charm that you experienced. Ciaran Explore
    Trip date: January 2020
  • A
    · December 23, 2019
    I would recommend this trip which although I didn’t quite know what to expect, exceeded my expectations, which I put down to our fabulous guide.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks so much for your comments, it's great to hear that our Tour Leader showed you the best of Cuba. The Explore Team.
    Trip date: May 2019
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Dates & Availability

15 days
Classic Cuba
From Havana to Havana
No credit card fees
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    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Cuba. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Cuba. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Cuba. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Cuba. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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    • For any tour departing before 7 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 7 June 2020, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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