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Cuba on a shoestring  - Intrepid Travel
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Start and end in Havana! With the discovery tour Cuba on a shoestring , you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Havana, Cuba and 7 other destinations in Cuba. Cuba on a shoestring includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
15 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Guesthouse
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Private Vehicle

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  • MJ
    Written on February 11, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Cuba on a Shoestring - The tour was generally great and was all I expected and more. A few points I would suggest to improve things, longer stop in Cienfuegos as 30 mins is not enough. On the way to this town the guide gave a really good account of the bay of pigs invasion and outcome, the museum was then a waste of time and better to spend in a really pretty town. Lunch stops in more village/small town places, we seemed to use main road service areas and waited for 30 mins for a sandwich and these were expensive 4-5cuc. The guide was ok and gave lots of info, she could have been a little more friendly as I felt she was just doing her job and didn't add any personality/personal points to the tour. Great mix of people and the Casa's used were very well equipped and great to have breakfast included. I would recommend the tour to first time visitors.
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Itinerary

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  1. Day 1: Havana
  2. Day 2: Vinales
  3. Day 3: Vinales
  4. Day 4: Bay of Pigs / Playa larga
  5. Day 5: Trinidad
  6. Day 6: Trinidad
  7. Day 7: Havana
  8. Day 8: Havana

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Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • December 1, 2016

      Are transfers included on this tour?

      Arrival transfers are included,however departure transfers are with extra cost per vehicle.

    • October 1, 2016

      What type of accomodation is included in this tour?

      The accommodation in the Casas is indeed in a twin share with private bathroom. Below you can find some more information about the Casas.
      GUESTHOUSES:
      Cuban Guesthouses (known locally as Casa Particulares) are more similar in style to B&Bs than they are our homestays. Guests are served their meals separate to the family, and, while some guesthouse owners speak English, interaction

    • October 1, 2016

      Is it allowed to eat outside the Hotels?

      You are indeed not obliged to eat breakfast (the only included meals) in the Casa however you would have to find other options on your own. The tour leader will be able to give you some tips but you would have to take care for this meals yourself.

      You would also not be refunded for the breakfasts you didn't take.

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      I was able to sort through the various trips until I found a couple I wanted to take. After I booked I misjudged the travel time between when one tour ended and when I had to get to the next one (I didn't realize there were no evening flights where I was). TourRadar was great in connecting me with the tour operator and they were in turn great with helping me change the itinerary so I could do both trips without any extra hassle.

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    Vaccinations

    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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    Location
    Start and end in Havana.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 July 2018 the full payment of $876 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $876 for Cuba on a shoestring , but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 994 km.
    • Havana (Cuba)
    • 148 km
    • Vinales (Cuba)
    • 148 km
    • Havana (Cuba)
    • 181 km
    • Playa Giron (Cuba)
    • 30 km
    • Playa Larga (Cuba)
    • 80 km
    • Cienfuegos (Cuba)
    • 62 km
    • Trinidad (Cuba)
    • 9 km
    • Playa Ancon (Cuba)
    • 76 km
    • Santa Clara (Cuba)
    • 260 km
    • Havana (Cuba)

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