Classic Cuba - 11 Days - 29th November 2021

Solo Travellers Group Holidays UK
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Whether it’s the white sand beaches, the Spanish colonial architecture or the rum fuelled nightlife that’s drawing you to this Caribbean island, our Cuba tour is perfect for any Solo Traveller. Join us for 10 amazing nights as we travel to the colourful Cuban capital, Havana, experience authenticity in the Cuban city of Santa Clara with its plentiful local music venues, and relax in Trinidad on unspoiled stretches of white sand beaches, perfect for snorkelling and diving. We also visit Cienfuegos, deemed the ‘Pearl of the South’, with the option to partake in some outdoor activities in the culturally rich village of Vinales. Whatever you’re looking for, Cuba has something for all Solo Travellers.

29th November 2021 - Day 1 – Arrive Havana

Today is an arrival day so there are no planned activities. If you arrive in time, you can join your guide and the rest of the group for dinner to get to know your fellow travellers!

Day 2 – Havana

After breakfast you will be taken on a walking tour around the city of Havana with a local guide.

Day 3 – Havana

The third day of this Cuba tour will be spent at your leisure in Havana.

Day 4 – Havana / Santa Clara

After breakfast, you will be heading inland to Santa Clara, a key city in the Cuban revolution. Upon entering Santa Clara, you will see a huge statue of Ernesto Che Guevara, which commemorates his death and those who were murdered with him in Bolivia. There is also a museum here dedicated to his life, which you will have time to visit if you wish. In Santa Clara you will experience a more authentic Cuba, with an abundance of local restaurants and music venues in this small, friendly town.

Day 5 / 6 / 7 – Trinidad

No other colonial city in Cuba is as well preserved as Trinidad. Steeped in religiosity, the local residents are extremely friendly and festive. The thing most people love about this place is the nightlife; there are no less than 10 live music venues all within a short walking distance of each other. Many of these have beautiful outdoor settings in courtyards, and within walls of old colonial ruins. In Trinidad you will also be near the Valle de los Ingenios (Valley of Sugarmills) and Playa Ancón, where you can enjoy long stretches of white sand beaches, and get involved with activities such as scuba diving, snorkelling, waterfall swimming and horse-riding.

Day 8 – Trinidad / Cienfuegos

After breakfast, you will travel to the French-founded city of Cienfuegos, through the densely vegetated Peninsula de Zapata swamp lands, and along the beautiful Bay of Pigs. This is where the landing of counter-revolutionary exile militia occurred in 1961. You will visit a museum here which recounts the events of this conflict. You will have some free time to explore Cienfuegos upon arrival. Overnight in Cienfuegos.

Day 9 – Cienfuegos / Viñales

After breakfast, you will make your way onto Pinar del Rio and the town of Viñales. Surrounded by picturesque limestone hills, Viñales is a small but culturally rich village with friendly and welcoming locals and a wide variety of outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, exploring caves and horseback riding, which you will have the option to partake in. Viñales is one of the cooler parts of Cuba, so an abundance of fresh seasonal fruit and veg is always on offer. Although a small village, the nightlife remains as good as anywhere in Cuba.

Day 10 - Viñales

Free day in beautiful Viñales.

9th December 2021 - Day 11 – Depart Havana

Transfer from Viñales to Havana Airport for international flights.

The price of the above tour is £799.00 for all deposits paid before 1st January 2021 and does not include flights from the UK. We have both ATOL and TTA bonding for all trips for complete financial protection. Any trips that include flights are ATOL bonded whereas tours without flights are TTA bonded. A non refundable deposit of £150.00 via bank transfer will secure you a place, please get in touch for bank details. Reserve your place now and take advantage of the best priced flights by booking in advance. Visas are required to enter Cuba (this is a quick and easy process that can be done online). Please also ensure you have 6 months validity on your passport. Travel insurance is mandatory, so please ensure that you have this too.

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Please note that a check-in time of 14.00 is typical at most home stays. If you are arriving on an early flight, please let us know if you would like the room to be booked from the night before (for an additional cost) to ensure that the room is available for you when you arrive.

It may sometimes be necessary to make small, last-minute changes to our itineraries or hotels for reasons beyond our control. We will ensure that you are kept updated of any changes.

What’s included?

- Sharing twin accommodation in home-stays and guest houses with breakfast (please note accommodation in Cuba is basic but clean and comfortable) (single room supplement is £299.00)
- Walking tour of Old Havana
- Local guide throughout tour
- All local transport
- Airport transfers for those arriving on suggested flights only

What's not included?

- International flights
- Lunches / Dinners
- Excursions on days of leisure

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