Trekking at Turquino's mountain tour

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Private Tour

9 nights and 10 days

Include climbing highest mountain El Turquino, in Santiago de Cuba, all transfers, assistance 24 hours, all local taxes; meet and greeting at the airport.

Itinerary

Day 1 HAVANA

The starting point is Havana. Transfer airport to hotel. Accommodation in hotel 3*** (Park View or Kohly Hotels).

Day 2 HAVANA-SANTIAGO DE CUBA.

Breakfast. According flight time transfer to the airport to take the domestic flight Habana-Santiago. Arrival and accommodation in 3*** Hotel San Juan, Las Americas, Villa Gaviota Stgo.

B (Breakfast)

Day 3 SANTIAGO DE CUBA.

Breakfast and check out. Departure to Sierra Maestra Natural Park passing by Bayamo on transit. Accommodation in Villa Santo Domingo or Hotel Balcon de la Sierra.

B (Breakfast)

DAY 4 SANTIAGO DE CUBA .

6.30am Departure from Villa Sto Domingo to Alto del Naranjo. Arrival at 9:30am and short rest. Continue the trekking to Palma Mocha. Stop for picnic lunch. Continue to Aguada de Joaquin. Camping and dinner.

B, L, D (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 5 SANTIAGO DE CUBA.

6.00am Breakfast and departure to Pico Joaquin 1360 meters above sea level. Short rest and continue to Alto de Regino located 1680 meters above sea level. Continue climbing and descending through the mountain till reach the Pico Turquino located 1974 meters above sea level. Time to rest and picnic lunch. Start descending to Aguada de Joaquin. Camping and dinner).

B, L, D (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 6 SANTIAGO DE CUBA.

8:30am Breakfast and descend to Alto del Naranjo and then to Villa Sto Domingo. Accommodation for overnight.

B (Breakfast)

DAY 7 SANTIAGO DE CUBA.

Breakfast. Day at leisure to explore some other places of Sierra Maestra. Optional Comandancia La Plata or La Platica. Overnight in hotel..

B(Breakfast)

DAY 8 SANTIAGO DE CUBA

Check out and departure to Santiago de Cuba via Bayamo. Arrival and accommodation in 3*** Hotel San Juan, Las Americas, Villa Gaviota Stgo.(B).

DAY 9 HAVANA

Breakfast and check out. Transfer out to take flight Santiago de Cuba - Havana. Transfer airport to hotel. Accommodation in hotel 3*** (Park View or Kohly Hotels).

B, L, D (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 10 DEPARTURE

Havana day at leisure. Transfer to the airport to get the flight back to home.

 
Hotel San Juan Santiago de Cuba
hotel san juan santiago de cuba

Hotel San Juan offers a comfortable setting when in Santiago de Cuba. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions. The hotel has 111 rooms that are fitted with all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay.To dining are diferents options include a restaurant, which is a convenient place to have a meal. A wide choice of eating options is also found in close proximity to the property

Sierra Maestra Natural Park
sierra maestra national park

Sierra Maestra is a mountain range that runs westward across the south of the old Oriente Province in southeast Cuba, rising abruptly from the coast. The Sierra Maestra itself is located mainly in Santiago de Cuba Province, a small part in Granma Province. Some view it as a series of connecting ranges (Vela, Santa Catalina, Quemado Grande, Daña Mariana, which joins with others extending to the west. The Sierra Maestra is the highest area of Cuba. At 1,974 m (6,476 ft), Pico Turquino is the range's highest point.

Comandancia de la Plata
comandancia de la plata, sierra maestra national park

Now a museum, this was the head-quarters of the revolutionary army for nearly 2 years during the early days of the war against the Batista government. Here is the medical hut where Che Guevara treated farmers and injured revolutionary fighters, as well as the building that was Fidel's private quarters.

 

Highlight Santiago de Cuba

Attractions

  • ✓ El Saltón
  • ✓ Baonao Park
  • ✓ Aquarium Baconao
  • ✓ San Pedro de la Roca del Morro Castle
  • ✓ Santa Ifigenia Cemetery
  • ✓ La Gran Piedra (The Big Rock)
  • ✓ Jardin Ave del Paraiso
  • ✓ Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption

Attractions

  • ✓ Casa de La Trova
  • ✓ Casa de las Tradiciones
  • ✓ Hotel Casa Granda Terrace Bar
  • ✓ Patio de Artex
  • ✓ Patio de Los Dos Abuelos
  • ✓ Santiago Cafe Nightclub
  • ✓ Club 300
  • ✓ La Maison
  • ✓ Cabaret Tropicana
  • ✓ Discoteca La Iris
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Attractions

  • ✓ Museo del Carnaval
  • ✓ Museo de la Lucha Clandestina
  • ✓ The image museum
  • ✓ Emilio Bacardi Moreau museum
  • ✓ Diego Velazquez museum
  • ✓ Galeria Rene Valdes
  • ✓ Memorial Vilma Espin Guillois
  • ✓ Moncada Barracks
  • ✓ Revolution Plaza (Plaza De La Revolucion)

Restaurants

  • ✓ Roy's Terrace Inn
  • ✓ St. Pauli
  • ✓ Restaurante Aurora
  • ✓ Restaurante Setos Cuba
  • ✓ Restaurante Primos Twice
  • ✓ El Palenquito
  • ✓ Compay Gallo