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Colorful Cuba

January 17, 2021, 7:00 pm - January 25, 2021, 9:00 pm

Colorful Cuba
January 17th – 25th 2021

* 8N/9D throughout the best of Cuba with amazing off the path experiences!
* One-of-a-kind “casa particulares” (small converted homes & guesthouses!)
* Privately guided adventures and local experts throughout
* Breakfast every day
* 3 Dinners, 4 Lunches INCLUDED
* Legal, licensed & permitted program with all USA compliance requirements met under the SCP Program

Havana

* Old Havana: Privately guided walking tour including many of the historical sites

* “Fusterlandia” & Jaimanitas Fishing Village: Colorful fishing village made famous by local artist, Jose Fuster, outside Havana

Soroa

* Unesco Biosphere Reserve

* Callejon de Hamel: Street art project where resident Salvador Gonzáles Escalona has decorated and painted in vibrant colors a pedestrian alleyway with scrap objects

* Las Terrazas: Mountain community was built as a reforestation project in the 1960s and is now part of the same Unesco Biosphere Reserve.

* Orchid Garden: Specialized botanical garden, with a collection of 20,000 specimens and more than 350 species of orchids

Viñales

* Sustainable Farm Discovery: Cuban farmer and his family who’ll show us around their organic farm and explain the methods they use to grow their produce without pesticides or artificial fertilizers

* Valley Walking Tour & Tobacco Plantation: A beautiful walk through the valley to a local tobacco farm to learn about the making of Cuba’s famous cigars

* Cuban Cooking Class: Learn to cook Cuban-style with a cooking demonstration of ‘platos tipicos’.

Cienfuegos

* Bay of Pigs: Scenic drive along the site where the Bay of Pigs occurred in 1961.

* Sinkhole or Ocean Snorkel: Stop for a swim and snorkel in the ocean or by a sinkhole which resembles a huge natural tropical fish tank.

* Guided Orientation Walk & Palacio de Valle : A short walk to see and learn the local landmarks followed by a visit to the Palacio de Valle, an “Arabian Nights” like aspiring restaurant with a fantastic terrace bar.

Trinidad

* Guided Trinidad Walk: Cultural tour of numerous churches, museums, and many colonial buildings

* Learn to Bartend: Bartending demonstration and discussion of the history behind Cuba’s most popular cocktails.

* Salsa Lesson: Visit a local dance school for a demonstration and lesson in the dances of Cuba

* Salto de Javira Waterfall: An easy hike to this beautiful waterfall, perfect for photos and a dip to cool off.

* Dinner on the Beach: Weather permitting, we’ll celebrate this amazing journey together with a feast on the beach!

E-mail us at [email protected] for the daily itinerary!

Price: $1995.00
Single Supplement: $595.00

Hidden Cuba (Optional Extension)
January 25th – 31st 2021

* 6N/7D throughout southeast Cuba
* One-of-a-kind “casa particulares” (small converted homes & guesthouses!)
* Round Trip Domestic Flight INCLUDED
* Privately guided adventures and local experts throughout
* Breakfast every day
* 1 Dinner, 4 Lunches included

Santiago de Cuba

* Guided City Exploration: Visit Santiago’s museums, colonial churches, and buildings of historical importance, like the Moncada Barracks, site of Fidel Castro’s armed attack during the revolution.

* Santiagueros Music Venue: Learn and hear Cuban street rumba danced during Santiago’s famous Carnaval

Baracoa

* Epic Road Trip: A spectacular drive through Eastern Cuba’s hugely varied landscape brings us to Cuba’s first capital. On the way we pass by the city of Guantanamo and its infamous bay nearby.

* Yumuri River Canyon: Float down the Yumuri River and enjoy meeting the colorful locals who live and work on the water

* Chocolate: Visit family-owned cacao farm to learn how this magical fruit is cultivated

E-mail us at [email protected] for the daily itinerary!

Price: $1695.00
Single Supplement: $350.00

Details

Start:
January 17, 2021, 7:00 pm
End:
January 25, 2021, 9:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Last-Minute-Backpackers/events/270953711/

Venue

Havana
Havana, cu + Google Map