Explore a side of Cuba that few rarely get to experience on this nine-day adventure. Cruise Havana’s history-infused streets in a classic car and stroll along Trinidad’s cobblestone avenues to the rhythms of music floating from open windows. Tour a tobacco plantation for a taste of iconic Cuban culture and luxuriate in the view of the island’s rolling western hills. Travel by private air-conditioned vehicle is well-paced, so you’re refreshed and ready to explore the island’s vibrant culture and tropical breezes.
Day 1 Havana
Arrive at any time. An arrival transfer is included to the tour’s starting point, a “casa particular” (Cuban home used as a bed and breakfast), for an authentic Cuban experience.
Day 2 Havana
Enjoy a walking tour of historic Old Havana before hopping in a vintage automobile to cruise through the city. Enjoy free time in the afternoon to explore Cuba’s capital. (B, L)
Day 3 Viñales
Travel to lush Viñales with a cigar tour en route. Enjoy lunch at a local tobacco farm. (B, L)
Day 4 Viñales
Take a walk through the countryside to enjoy the stunning outdoors. Enjoy free time in Viñales in the afternoon. (B)
Settle in for a travel day to Cienfuegos. Along the way, stop off at the Giron Museum at the Bay of Pigs to learn more about the US military involvement with Cuba. Opt to go for a swim in the beautiful waters before continuing on to the seaside town of Cienfuegos. (B, L)
Day 6 Cienfuegos/Trinidad
Travel to Trinidad, tour the city, and opt to take a salsa dancing lesson. (B)
Day 7 Trinidad
Enjoy a free day in Trinidad to discover this Spanish colonial town that was founded in the 16th century and still preserves a look and feel of the past. (B, D)
Day 8 Trinidad/Havana
Start the day with a visit to the Manaca Iznaga community, where G Adventures and Planeterra helped create a textiles centre that enables local women to sell traditional textiles. Take a guided tour of key historical sites, including the famous Che monument in Santa Clara, en route back to Havana. (B, D)
Day 9 Havana
Depart at any time after breakfast (B)
- Accommodations: Casas particulares (homestays) (8 nts).
- Meals: 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
- Transportation: Private vehicle, vintage automobiles, walking.
My Own Room – From $859.00
If you’re travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip.