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Overview

The popular 7 night ’Pearl of the Caribbean’ tour encompasses Old Havana, Santa Clara, Trinidad, Cienfuegos, Pinar del Rio - Cuba’s main tobacco growing region, Guama, Vinales Valley and Las Terraza’s. Prices based on varying meal plans

Details

Two nights accommodation at the Sevilla Hotel on a bed & breakfast basis
Two nights accommodation at the Grand Hotel Iberostar one night full board and one night half board basis.
Three nights accommodation at the Moka hotel. One night half board and two nights bed & breakfast basis.
All transportation as required in the below intinerary using fully air-conditioned transportation
The services of an English speaking guide througout the itinerary
Day Two - Lunch at El Patio Restaurant, Havana
Day Two - Dinner at El Aljibe Restaurant, Havana
Day Three - Lunch at Hotel Los Caneyes, Santa Clara
Day Five - Lunch at La Boca restaurant, Guama
Day Six - Lunch at Buena Vista Coffee Plantation
Day Seven - Lunch at Ranchon San Vincente restaurant, Vinales
Entrance Fees - The Museum of Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Havana Club Rum Factory and Partagas Cigar Factory in Havana, Che Guevara’s Museum and Mausoleum in Santa Clara, Romantic Musuem and La Canchanchara, Trinidad, Taino Indian Village in Guama, Orchid Farm, El Indio Limestone Cave System in Vinales as well as a river trip in Guama.

Day 1

You will be welcomed at Jose Marti Airport where you will be transferred to Old Havana for a two night stay at the historic Sevilla Hotel which is situated in an excellent position within a very short walk of Old Havana.

Day 2

After breakfast you will depart for a detailed guided sightseeing tour of Havana. A unique experience, the tour will visit all the major sights of the city including the historic Plaza de Armas and Cathedral Square. You can absorb the atmosphere of the narrow cobblestone streets of Old Havana, flanked by old colonial buildings dating back as far as the 16th Century.
You’ll visit the delightful Museum of Palacio de los Capitanes Generales which provides visitors with rich and vibrant exhibitions housing centuries of Cuban history and artifacts. Stop at the Havana Club Rum factory where there may be the chance to sample the different rums.

Lunch will be taken at the famous El Patio restaurant situated in a beautiful location overlooking the historic Cathedral Square in the heart of Old Havana, before continuing to the impressive Revolution Square overlooked by the mural of Ernesto “Che” Guevara with the tour ending with a drive along the “Malecon”, Havana’s seafront promenade.

The remainder of the day will be at leisure to enjoy exploring Old Havana or relax by the hotel pool!

In the evening dinner will be taken at El Aljibe restaurant specialising in traditional Cuban cuisine.
 

Day 3

After breakfast you will journey east through the sugar plantations for the city of Santa Clara the final resting place of “Che Guevara”. On arrival we will visit the mausoleum and the museum dedicated to his extraordinary life, followed by a short orientation tour of the city including the train “Tren Blindado” that was attacked in the decisive moments of the Cuban Revolution.

After lunch in a local hotel you will continue through the Escambray Mountains to Trinidad a UNESCO heritage site and one of the best-preserved colonial cities in the world. Overnight and dinner will be at the Iberostar Grand Hotel located in the town centre.

Day 4

After a leisurely breakfast, you will explore Trinidad visiting the Romantic Museum, which depicts the lifestyle and architectural design of Trinidad’s colonial past. Enjoy traditional Cuban music at the Casa de la Trova, followed by a visit to La Canchanchara, an old house dating back to the 18th Century, where we can try the unique Trinidad rum and sugar cane juice cocktail. Lunch will be taken at the Grand Hotel Trinidad and there will also be some time to explore the historic city independently.

Dinner this evening will be taken in the hotel restaurant.

Day 5

After an early breakfast, you will enjoy a tour of Cienfuegos before departing for Pinar Del Rio province, an area known throughout the world as Cuba’s main tobacco growing region, where steep sided “Mogote” mountains stand guard over fertile valleys. En route you will stop at Guama where you will take a boat through the mangrove swamps to a replica stilted Taino Indian village on the shores of Treasure Lake. Lunch will be taken in a local countryside restaurant, before continuing to the Moka hotel, situated deep in the Sierra Del Rosario Nature Reserve.

On arrival dinner will be served in the hotel restaurant and the remainder of the evening will be free to relax.

Day 6

Today you will visit Soroa’s prize attraction, the Orchid garden, which covers three hectares and claims to be the world’s second largest, with over 20,000 plants representing over 700 species, 250 of them indigenous to Cuba.

A walk will then be taken to the waterfall ‘Cascadas el Salto’ which descends through fragrant woodlands to the bottom of the falls, which tumbles into pools, good for bathing, these waters are also said to have medicinal properties.

Lunch will be taken at the Buena Vista coffee plantation restaurant after which a visit will be made to the local community of Las Terrazas, maybe buy a locally produced coffee and cake at Maria’s coffee shop on a hill overlooking the village followed by a cooling swim in the San Juan River.

Dinner will be served in a farmer’s restaurant specialising in Cuban cuisine and set in a peaceful rural setting where you dine at the farmer’s house on his terrace!

Day 7

Today you will depart for the famous Vinales Valley, with stops for absorbing the beauty of the area. There will be a subterranean boat ride through the El Indio limestone cave system followed by lunch in the Ranchon San Vicente countryside restaurant. In the late afternoon, you will return to the Moka Hotel, and dinner will be taken in Cuban’s only restaurant specializing in organic vegetarian cuisine with all ingredients produced within the Las Terrazas community!!!, Many previous visitors have said this is the best restaurant in Cuba, an excellent end to the day.

Day 8

After breakfast, you have free time to enjoy the additional activities on offer at the Moka Hotel and Las Terrazas. After lunch overlooking the lake you will transfer back to Havana for your return flights or onwards to Varadero where the tour ends.

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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