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People to People/ CUBA AGRICULTURAL TOUR

 

A PEOPLE TO PEOPLE PROGRAM
OF 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

An Special Tour for traveler interested in the development of the Agricultural Sector in Cuba, the organic farm production being implemented by the emergent Cuban private sector and the Cuban entrepreneurs in the agricultural production.

 
   
  • Arrival at Havana International Airport Jose Martí.
  • Meet and Greeting at the Airport by your tour guide.
  • Transfer In to Hotel, Check In.
  • Dinner at the Hotel´s restaurant.
  • Accommodation in H & B at any of the following 4* Hotel in Havana: Memories Miramar, ROC Presidente, H-10 Panorama, Comodoro or Quinta Avenida.
  • Free evening.
D (dinner included)
  • 07:30 Breakfast.
  • 08:30 Departing the Hotel for Tour of Old Havana, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • Starting the walking tour of Old Havana from the Templete, where Havana villa was founded in 1519. Walking through the Plaza de Armas and all other Squares of Old Havana: San Francisco de Asís Square, then to Old Square, visit the Cathedral Square. Seeing the monuments, the Palacio del Segundo Cabo, the Cathedral; entrance to the Rum Museum, and to the Capitanes Generales Museum (City Museum).
  • 13:00 Departing for the outskirts of Havana , and visit the Yoandra´s Farm which produce healthy food and organic food for the many private family Restaurants in Havana, interacting with the Cuban workers.
  • At 14:00 lunch at the Private Family Restaurant/Paladar Il Divino, where we will have an exquisite lunch with many of the products that are produce in the Farm.
  • 15:00 After lunch driving to town Alamar where you will learn about the Organopónico of Alamar and the development of the Urban Agricultural Production in the cities, and its importance in the daily dietary of the population of the Cuban cities.
  • 17:30 Entrance to the external area of Morro Cabaña to appreciate Havana from the other side of the Bay.
  • 18:45 Back to the Hotel.
  • Accommodation in B & B at any of the following 4* Hotel in Havana: Memories Miramar 4*, ROC Presidente, H-10 Panorama, Comodoro or Quinta Avenida.
  • Free evening.
B, L (breakfast and lunch included)
  • 08:00 Breakfast.
  • 09:00 Departure for Tour to the western region of Cuba Pinar del Río to do the Tour "The Secrets of Tobacco".
  • This tour allows us to know some of the secrets that make of our tobacco, the best in the world. We will visit all the stages and processes possible to see depending of the season (seedbed, plantation, harvest, drying), besides the visits to the despalillo and the cigar factory. We use the car or taxi to go to the different places to visit: cigar factory (place where the cigars are made by hand), the visit to a despalillo (stage between the farmer and the cigar factory, this is an unknown process for you and very important, were the leaves are fermented and selected), Visit to the Vueltabajo region, considered the best place of the world for the cultivation of the aromatic leaves, mainly covered tobacco, used for the wrappers that will cover the most famous cigars in the world. Live the unique experience of visiting Héctor Luis Prieto, the youngest Hombre Habano (Havana cigar man) in the world and his farm, where top quality leaves are produced; discover the true secrets of the tobacco among the smoke and the plantations. During the visit to the tobacco farm where we can taste a handmade cigar made by the farmer, learning about his costumes, cultures and traditions, as well as their work methods, we´ll also visit the farms where the wrappers (capas) are cultivated the finest leaves used to cover the cigar.
  • At the end of the tour have lunch in an organic farm “Finca Paraiso”, place unique by its beauty and quality of the food, where they grow, ecologically, all the vegetables, fruits and roots that they offer.
  • Departing back to Havana.
  • Accommodation in B & B at any of the following 4* Hotel in Havana: Memories Miramar 4*, ROC Presidente, H-10 Panorama, Comodoro or Quinta Avenida.
  • Free evening.
B, L (breakfast and lunch included)
  • 07:30 Breakfast.
  • 08:30 Check Out and departure.
  • 09:00 Leaving for Finca El Retiro an organic research farm located on the edge of Cardenas. The farm features a careful integration of live-stock, field crops, intensive vegetable production, tree crops, on-farm biogas production and small scale food preserving and processing. The farm provides food to numerous seniors centres and daycares in the Cardenas area and is a teaching centre for farmers in the region.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant or will be prepared at the same Farm.
  • Continuation to Jovellanos where you will visit the farm name Héctor Correa - his farm, Finca Coincidencia Visit the family farm of Hector and Odalis Correa. This highly integrated farm employs so much thought in design, function, beauty and production that one could stay here for a week.
  • Hector and Odalis have also developed a high-end pottery business on site (you may buy pottery here) and the family succession plan is worth asking about!
  • 16:00 Continuation to Cienfuegos City declared by UNESCO as Worldwide Heritage.
  • City Tour of Cienfuegos, visit the Palacio del Valle with a welcoming drink, the Nautical Club, the Alameda, the Marti Park, the Terry Theater.
  • 19:30 Continuation to Trinidad.
  • 21:00 Check In at the Hostals and Premium Guesthouse in the historical Center of the City, accommodation in H & B.
  • 21:35 Dinner at the Family Restaurant in the historical Center like the Restaurant Museo 1514, or Solananda or Sol y Son or La Cubita.
B, L, D (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
  • 08:00 Breakfast.
  • 09:00 City Tour of Trinidad, the quintessential of Cuba Colonial City, best preserved historical Center in all the America´s, visit the Santa Ana and the Major Square, entrance to Romantic Museum, visit the Cantero Palace, entrance to the Canchanchara Bar with a welcoming drink, visit the Handcraft Fair.
  • 13:30 Lunch at Plaza Mayor Restaurant.
  • After lunch, visit the Manaca Iznaga community and Towers, enjoy the local community and the experience of the sugar cane juice.
  • Visit the Sugar Mills Valley.
  • After that visit the private Farm where vegetables and fruits are produced for the private restaurants in Trinidad.
  • Back to Trinidad.
  • Free evening to enjoy the nightlife in Trinidad.
  • Accommodation at Hostals and Guesthouses in the historical Center of Trinidad, breakfast included.
B, L (breakfast and lunch included)
  • 08:00 Breakfast.
  • Departing to Topes de Collantes´s Natural Park in the Sierra del Escambray in Trinidad (highest hill chain in the center of Cuba) visiting the coffee trail with the degustation some cup of coffee also a Codina trail to enjoy the Flora and Fauna of the region with a Cuban luncheon organized by the campesinos (countrymen).
  • Lunch at a local creole food restaurant.
  • 15:00 Visit the 2 of the Farms in the area of Trinidad, with cattle raising as well as horses, also with the production of beans and vegetable to learn about organic and sustainable farming small scale farming and how they contribute to the state’s economy. Local community events.
  • Back to Trinidad.
  • Free evening to enjoy the nightlife in Trinidad.
  • Accommodation at Hostals and Guesthouses in the historical Center of Trinidad, breakfast included.
B, L (breakfast and lunch included)
  • 08:00 Breakfast.
  • 09:00 Departure to Santa Clara City going through Manicaragua town.
  • 11:00 Visit the City Center at Vidal Park.
  • If of interest visit the Memorial Che, and the Square Che Guevara as well as the Monument to the Derail Armored Train.
  • 14:00 Optional Lunch.
  • 15:00 Continuation to Havana.
  • 18:00 Accommodation in B & B at any of the following 4* Hotel in Havana: Memories Miramar 4*, ROC Presidente, H-10 Panorama, Comodoro or Quinta Avenida.
  • 21:00 Farewell dinner at El Cocinero with after dinner entrance to the FAC (The Cuban Fabric of Arts).
B, D (breakfast and dinner included)
  • Breakfast.
  • At leisure.
  • On time, transfer out to Havana International airport to to take flight out of Cuba
B (breakfast)

END OF SERVICES

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  • Domestic flights.
  • Rental cars, micro and buses.
  • Guided tours.
  • Guide assistants and drivers.
  • Conferences.
  • Halls and saloons rental.
  • Telecommunications rental.
  • Seminars.
  • Meeting with difference sectors of the society.
  • Special visits.
  • Hotel accommodation.
  • Casas particulares accommodation.
  • Reservations in paladares or restaurants.
  • Special events.
  • Flowers service.
  • Banquet / dinner services.
  • Theaters.
  • Shows.
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