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Exploring Cuba

  • Cuba

    Havana, Vinales, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, multiple (map)

    23.054070 -82.345192

  • Price: $3,100.00 /per person

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  • This itinerary has been designed to meet requirements set by the United States Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to provide those who register as participants in our programs to visit Cuba legally for educational people-to-people interactions. Our itineraries provide a full-time schedule of people-to-people educational exchange activities designed to result in meaningful interactions between our travelers and individuals in Cuba. United States law requires that all participants in our programs adhere to the full-time schedule of people-to-people activities. You should be aware that you are not traveling to Cuba as a “tourist.” You will be traveling as part of a people-to-people educational exchange program and must participate in all activities of the program.  

    Come with us and explore Cuba! Cuba’s rich history and culture will come to life over two magical weeks, and we are quite sure that you won’t want to leave. From Havana’s historical streets, travel east to Santiago de Cuba and Baracoa and encounter the birthplace of Cuban rhythms and revolutionary fervor. Imagine yourself walking along the pristine shores of the Caribbean, strolling through World Heritage sites, learning sultry salsa dance moves, and walking along the cobblestone streets of gorgeous Trinidad. Explore one of the most biologically diverse places on earth in Alejandro de Humboldt National Park and cruise the streets of Havana in the back of a classic car. On this 15-day tour, we’ll relive a fascinating colonial history and experience the rich heritage of music and dance that Cuba is known for.

    Join Adventure People from all over the US on an exciting trip to Cuba from July 1-15, 2017.  This 15-Day, small group tour is a fantastic way to experience this country with other like-minded adventurers. 

    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Rest your weary head at a Cuban Bed and Breakfast, known as a Casa Particular. Experience the warmth of Cuban hospitality by staying with a Cuban family, who will make you feel right at home.

    • Drive along the picturesque Playa Giron, also known as the Bay of Pigs, the infamous site where the landing of US sponsored counter-revolutionary exile militia occurred in 1961.

    • Take in the final resting place of the iconic Che Guevara.Visit Cienfuegos, also known as the ‘Pearl of the Caribbean,’ which stands out for its rich French-influenced architecture.

    • Try out some sultry salsa steps and dance the night away at Casa de la Musica in Trinidad.

    • Explore the beautiful colonial city of Trinidad, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988.Buy some pottery to take home from the Casa Chichi pottery house of the Santander family, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    • Watch a performance from the dancers of Camaguey’s world-renowned ballet company.Learn about the Afro-Cuban religion at the Temple of Yemaya.

    • Hiking in Alejandro de Humboldt National Park, recognized by UNESCO as one of the most biologically diverse tropical island sites on earth.

    • Explore Havana on foot and in a classic car and attend the famous cannon ceremony at the La Cabana Fortress.

    • Visit the oldest cigar factory in Havana and learn about the cigar making process.

    • Enjoy a live performance by Cuba’s most famous musicians, Buena Vista Social Club!

    Pricing and Booking

    NOTE: This trip is cross posted and RSVP's here do not reflect the number of people who have RSVP'd from other groups. You must signup at www.adventurepeople.net. A deposit is required upon signup and the balance is due by April 2, 2017. For prices, details and to book your space on this tour, please follow this link: http://adventurepeople.net/tour/exploring-cuba/ 

    Price: $3100 (Single Supplement $520)

    CLICK HERE to book your spot.

    TRIP LENGTH: 14 nights/ 15 days 
    DATES: July 1-15, 2017 
    GROUP SIZE: 6-12 people 
    TRAVEL STYLE: Basic 
    PHYSICAL RATING: Easy 
    PLACES VISITED: Havana, Cienfuegos, Bay of Pigs, Trinidad, Santa Clara, Camaguey, Santiago de Cuba, Baracoa 

    Want to see what other travelers are saying? Check out the Adventure People Testimonials Page.

    CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS AND BOOKING

    What’s Included?

    Local, English and Spanish speaking guide 
    14 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners 
    Accommodations (14-nights Casa Particulars) 
    Private transportation between destinations 
    Domestic flight from Baracoa to Havana (1.5 hours) 
    Airport transfers for arrival and departure (Note: Complimentary transfers are only applicable if you arrive on Day 1 of the tour) 
    Entrance at Bay of Pigs and the local museum 
    Snorkeling at the Bay of Pigs 
    Cienfuegos Walking Tour & visit the Palacia del Valle 
    Entrance at Che Guevara Memorial in Santa Clara 
    Walking tour of Trinidad 
    Salsa Dance Lesson & entry into Casa de la Musica 
    Hiking or Horseback Riding in the Escambray Mountains 
    Transportation to Playa Ancon 
    Casa Chichi Pottery House of the Santender Family (UNESCO World Heritage Site) 
    Afro-Cuban Temple of Yemaya 
    Private bus transportation from to Trinidad to Camaguey (6 hours) 
    Camaguey Walking Tour 
    Bici-Taxi Tour 
    Visit a local ballet school 
    Camaguey Ballet Performance 
    Private bus transportation from Camaguey to Santiago de Cuba (7 hours) 
    Visit Casa de la Trova (entry fee and 1x drink) 
    Santiago de Cuba Walking Tour 
    Snorkeling at Spanish Warship Cristobal Colon 
    Baracoa Walking Tour 
    Yumuri River Tour 
    BBQ at the River 
    Hiking in Alejandro de Humboldt National Park 
    Classic Car Havana Tour 
    Canon Ceremony at La Cabana Fortress 
    Old Havana Walking Tour 
    Visit Partagas Cigar Factory 
    Final Dinner & Buena Vista Social Club Show

    What’s Not Included?

    International airfare to Havana + airfare to gateway city (if required) 
    Beverages & Meals not specified 
    Gratuities 
    Personal Expenses 
    Travel Insurance 
    Airport taxes and excess baggage fees 
    Cuba Tourist Card (Visa)

    To learn more about Adventure People, please visit http://adventurepeople.net/about-us/.

    Partner with us by referring your friends and family and earn money, become a group coordinator and travel for free, and earn discounts just by being a frequent traveler.

    Cancellations and Refunds: Your deposit is non-refundable unless canceled within 72 hours of booking. Should a tour be canceled by Adventure People for any reason, you will receive a full refund or you many choose to transfer your deposit to another tour. Should you have to cancel within 90 days of departure, please be aware that there will be additional cancellation fees. 

    By signing up for this trip, you agree to the Terms and Conditions.


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  • Delia

    Stacey, the link to the complete details is broken. Can you provide the day-by-day schedule? Thanks!

    2 days ago

  • Delia

    It is 8 nights from July 1-15?

    October 25

  • Ray R.

    What's the price?[masked] or[masked]?

    October 24

    • Stacey

      Typo, sorry. It's $3100.

      October 24

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