Educational trip Flavors of Cuba

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6 nights and 7 days.

Itinerary

Arrival at the Havana International Airport.

Meet and Greeting.

TRF IN.

Check In at the Hotel.

Accommodation at Parkview 3*** (plus) in B & B (buffet breakfast), Hotel Paseo Habana 3*** in B & B or Hotel Occidental Montehabana 3* plus in B & B.

FREE evening.

08:00 Breakfast.

09:00 Meeting with the Tour Leader

Starting the TOUR (clients from other countries may join this Tour).

Leaving for Las Terrazas community.

OPTIONAL canopy.

Luncheon include it in a local restaurant.

Visit the community, the Casa del Campesino.

Optional swimming at San Juan River.

Departing for nearby Soroa, name the Rainbow of Cuba.

Entrance to the Botanical Garden where hundreds of orchids from Cuba and different countries are grown.

Visit the Waterfall of Soroa.

Accommodation at Hotel Soroa 3*** in H & B.

Dinner at the Hotel.

08:00 Breakfast.

09:00 Leaving for Palma Rubia to take a day tour to Cayo Levisa (beautiful key off the north coast), day at the beach, optionals acuatic sports available.

Seafood luncheon include it.

17.30 Back to the main land by boat (Palma Rubia).

TRF by bus to Viñales Valley.

Accommodation at Hotel 3*** in Viñales Valley at H & B.

Dinner at the hotel.

08:00 Breakfast.

Visit the Valley one of the most beautiful areas of Cuba with their rare hill name Mogotes, fertile land where best havano tobacco leaf is grown.

Visit the Prehistorical Wall painting, the Casa del Veguero, optional visit to Indean Caves with a boat ride inside the cave.

Luncheon in a local restaurant.

Departing for Havana in the afternoon.

FREE evening.

Accommodation at the Hotel Monte Habana 3*** (plus) in B & B (buffet breakfast).

OPTIONAL: Tropicana Cabaret, or Parisien Cabaret with dinner (at the famous and prestige Hotel Nacional 5*****), NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE.

07:30 Breakfast.

08:30 Leaving for Peninsula de Zapata entrance to the Crocodile Farm, boat ride through the Treasury Lagoon, visit a reproduction of an Taino indean village.

Back by boat to the Boca de Guama.

Luncheon in a local restaurant.

Continuation of the Trip to Trinidad, declared by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humankind.

Check in at Hotel Ancon or Las Cuevas or Hacienda Maria Dolores or Costasur, all of them 3*** hotels.

Dinner at the hotel.

08:00 Breakfast.

09:00 Tour of the city of Trinidad, visiting the main Square, entrance to the Romantic museum, the main church of Trinidad, entrance to the Canchanchara bar with special welcoming drink, visiting the handcraft factory.

FREE time to walk around the city.

Luncheon in a local restaurant.

Back to the hotel.

FREE evening.

Dinner at the hotel.

It is recommended to visit at evening, after dinner, the Casa de la Trova or Casa de la Música in Trinidad.

08:00 Breakfast.

09:00 Leaving for Habana via Cienfuegos. Panoramic Tour of Cienfuegos City, also declared by the UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humankind, visiting the Central Park José Martí, famous Terry Theater, the houses and mansions built French style; the beautiful harbor; luncheon in a local restaurant.

Continuation of the trip to Habana (if clients wish they can be drop off at Varadero Beach Resort), clients will be drop off at the Hotel of their choice.


END OF SERVICES

INCLUDE:

Accommodation as indicated 6 Nights.

6 Breakfast, 5 Luncheon and 4 Dinners.

All indicated Tours with the entrances.

Private and modern Transportation with A/C.

Tour Guide service until Day 7.

TRF IN.

Meet and Greeting at the Airport.

Assistance 24 hours.

All local hotel taxes.

NOT INCLUDE:

Airfare.

Insurance.

Tourist visa to entry Cuba.

Tips.

TRF OUT to the airport on request, additional charge.

 

Acomodation

1 Night at Hotel 3*** in Havana with Breakfast Buffet.

1 Night at Hotel Soroa or similar with Breakfast Buffet.

1 Night at Hotel 3*** in Viñales Valley with Breakfast Buffet.

1 Night at Hotel 3*** in Havana with Breakfast Buffet.

2 Nights in Trinidad in Hotel 3*** with Breakfast Buffet.

Note: Lodging at homestay is possible.


Community Las Terrazas
community las terrazas pinar del rio cuba

Las Terrazas is considered the first Eco-Museum of Cuba, national and international reference for other development zones with similar characteristics. Also holds the Conservation Award granted by UNESCO. Villagers have facilities that undoubtedly foster an increase in their quality of life, constituting one of the basic tenets of sustainable development model. Its population is 1014 inhabitants grouped in 253 households. The life expectancy of its inhabitants is 79 years and infant mortality has been zero over the last 10 years. 45% of the economically active population works in tourism.

community las terrazas pinar del rio cuba
Orchard Botanical Garden
Orchard Botanical Garden Soroa pinar del rio www.cubatoptravel.com

Site near the tourist center Soroa, the orchard hosts 540 species of orchids, the largest collection of these flowers in Cuba, while its construction is framed between the years 1943-1952, and the founder was the lawyer Tomas Felipe Camacho, who he dedicated to his deceased daughter Pilar.

Valle de Viñales
Mogotes en Viñales

The Viñales Valley in the Sierra de los Organos near the western end of the island of Cuba is an outstanding karst landscape encircled by mountains and dotted with spectacular dome-like limestone outcrops (mogotes) that rise as high as 300 m. Colonised at the beginning of the 19th century, the valley has fertile soil and a climate conducive to the development of stock-raising and the cultivation of fodder and food crops.Unesco

Cultivation of tobaco
House to dry tobacco in Vinales Valley, Pinar del Rio, Cuba

The harmonious action of man in the cultivation of tobaco, whose traditional methods of cultivation and production, achieve universal recognition of Habanos as one of the best quality in the world, besides being one of the tourist attractions in the Valley

Cienaga de Zapata
peninsula de zapata map cuba

Cienaga de Zapata is one of Cuba’s most diverse ecosystems. Crowded into this vast wetland (essentially two swamps divided by a rocky central tract) are 14 different vegetation formations including mangroves, wood, dry wood, cactus, savannah, selva and semideciduous. There are also extensive salt pans. The marshes support more than 190 bird species, 31 types of reptiles, 12 species of mammals, plus countless amphibians, fish and insects (including the insatiable mosquito).

Trinidad
trinidad

Trinidad, officially founded as Villa of the Holy Trinity was the third village founded by the Spanish crown in Cuba in early 1514. In 1988 UNESCO inscribed on the World Heritage List the historic center of Trinidad near the Valley of the Sugar Mills

Manaca-Iznaga Tower, Trinidad
manaca-iznaga tower trinidad

Manaca-Iznaga. It is a bell tower and watchtower type is among the ancient monuments of the Valley of the Sugar Mills in Trinidad. This architectural work was built in the nineteenth century and declared by the National Commission of Monuments of Cuba as a National Monument of the nation on October 10, 1978, when he was also awarded this distinction to neighboring historical center of Trinidad.

 

Attractions Havana-Viñales-Soroa-Trinidad

Attractions Havana

  • ✓ Museum National of Bellas Artes
  • ✓ Museum of the Revolucion
  • ✓ Napoleonic museum
  • ✓ Museum of Chocolate
  • ✓ Museum of the Rum Havana Club
  • ✓ Pharmacy Museum
  • ✓ Museum of the City
  • ✓ Hemingway Museum Finca Vigia
  • ✓ Scale model of Havana
  • ✓ Museum of Guanabacoa
  • ✓ National Museum of Decorative Arts
  • ✓ Wilfredo Lam Center

Attractions Viñales

  • ✓ Santo Tomas Gran Caverna
  • ✓ Indian Cave
  • ✓ Palenque of the Maroons
  • ✓ Mural of Prehistory
  • ✓ Prehistoric park
  • ✓ Palmarito Cave
  • ✓ House Veguero
  • ✓ Viñales Valley Overlook
  • ✓ Botanical Garden
  • ✓ Horse ride through the valley

Attractions Soroa

  • ✓ Explore the Sierra del Rosario, Biosphere Reserve.
  • ✓ Nature Tourism: mountain climbing, horseback riding, mountaineering, bike riding.
  • ✓ The Orchad Botanical Gardens.
  • ✓ Agua Pozo del Amor Waterfall.
  • ✓ Ruins of former French coffee plantations.
  • ✓ Bayate and Manatiales.

Attractions Trinidad

  • ✓ Plaza Mayor.
  • ✓ Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo
  • ✓ Romance Museum
  • ✓ Convento de San Francisco de Asis
  • ✓ Parque Central Cespedes
  • ✓ Museo de Historia Municipal
  • ✓ Trinidad Architecture Museum
  • ✓ Yudit Vidal Faife Gallery
  • ✓ Basso Art & Souvenir Gallery.
  • ✓ Santeria Israel
  • ✓ Guamuahaya Archaeology Museum
  • ✓ Iglesia de Santa Ana