Cuba Holiday with Varadero

TCUB07: 8 Days Private Tour of Havana - Vinales - Havana - Bay of Pigs - Cienfuegos - Trinidad - Santa Clara - Varadero - Havana
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide: English-speaking guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Driver: Private driver with a spacious air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4-star handpicked hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
From $1909 per person Free Inquiry
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Day 1 Arrival in Havana, Airport pick-up
Welcome to Havana and join our Cuba beach holidays! Upon your arrival at Havana Jose Marti International Airport (HAV), you will see our English-speaking guide waiting for you with your name board at Arrival Hall. Then we will transfer you to the hotel and you can arrange your time freely in the rest of the day.

Accommodation: Hotel NH Capri La Habana
Day 2 Enjoy Havana city tour
The driver and the tour guide will pick you up on time from hotel and drive to Old Havana. We will start the morning walking tour from the oldest square in Havana, Plaza de Armas and visit its surrounding colonial spots like Palace of Segundo Cabo. Then go to the most representative Baroque architecture in Havana, Capitanes Generales Palace. The next stop is the second oldest square in Havana, Plaza de San Francisco, where you can see San Francisco de Asis Convento, Lonja del Comercio, etc from outside. When we reach the Old Square (Plaza Vieja), you can admire nearby famous buildings. The last square we are going to visit is Cathedral Square. You can watch Havana Cathedral there. Afterwards, we will walk for several minutes to La Bodeguita del Medio restaurant to taste Mojito, which is Ernest Miller Hemingway's favorite restaurant when he lived in Havana. Walking by Obispo Boulevard, you can watch Grand Theater of Havana and the Capitol of Havana from outside. 

In the afternoon, we will take an old American vintage car to travel around Modern Havana. We will stop at Malecon to take pictures and the guide will leave you some time to watch Morro Castle from outside. Next we will drive to University of Havana for a short break and take pictures from outside. In the end of day, reach Colombus Cemetery for photos from outside and Revolution Square for a visit. Finally, send you back to the hotel.   

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel NH Capri La Habana
Day 3 Day trip to Vinales from Havana
After breakfast, we will head to Vinales Valley to enjoy today's Cuba holiday packages, which will take around 3 hours (184 km) on the way. The valley has fertile soil and breeds some of Cuba's finest tobacco. After arriving at our destination, we will first go to a tobacco farm to learn about how tobacco is grown, cultivated and dried. Lunch will be served at organic farm Finca Agro-Ecological El Paraiso, where you can also enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Vinales Valley.  

After lunch, we will arrive at the Indian Caves and take a boat to visit the stalactites in the caves. Later, we will come to Mural de la Prehistoria to see the giant murals on the cliffs. Finally, stop at the town of Vinales for a visit before going back to Havana by car.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel NH Capri La Habana
Day 4 Drive to Cienfuegos through Bay of Pigs
Today we will head to Cienfuegos by car, with around 4 hours' drive (275 km). When passing by the Bay of Pigs, we will get off and visit a local museum to learn the history about this place. You will also be left some free time to wander around the scenic beach. 

After arriving in Cienfuegos, check into the hotel. In the afternoon, the guide will lead you to visit Plaza Jose Marti, Terry Theater, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Ferrer's Palace, and Palacio Del Valle. Afterwards, go to Malecon to admire coastal views. 

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel Melia San Carlos
Day 5 Transfer to Trinidad, Visit Trinidad city
We will drive about an hour to Trinidad this morning. Then visit the local Cantero Palace, which is now called Museo de Historia Municipal. Standing in its tower, we can overlook the whole city. Then we will taste a typical welcoming drink at Canchanchara Bar. Afterwards, visit the Romantic Museum, Plaza Mayor, and a Pottery workshop. Finally, send you to your hotel for check in and hotel buffet Lunch. You can move freely in the rest of the day, like walking on the cobblestone streets and take photos of local colorful houses. A delicious buffet dinner is arranged in the hotel in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Memories Trinidad Del Mar
Day 6 Transfer to Varadero via Santa Clara
At appointed time, the guide and the driver will pick you up and head to Valley of the Sugar Mills. It was once the center of Cuba's sugar industry, and you can see some of the buildings still preserving its original structure. You can climb the Manaca Iznaga Tower for a better view of the valley. Next we will drive about 4 hours (268 km) to Varadero. On the way, stopover in Santa Clara and visit the Che Guevara Mausoleum and Vidal Park to see the local people's lives. Check into the hotel after arrival at Varadero, one of Cuba's most popular and famous beaches. After using dinner at the hotel, you can have a good rest for tomorrow's Cuba holiday packages.  

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Blau Varadero Hotel
Day 7 Free day in Varadero
Today you can enjoy a free day in Varadero. With 20 kilometers of white sand beaches, pale blue waters and a colorful underwater world, it is the largest seaside resort in the entire Caribbean region. You can also visit one of the most important archaeological sites, Ambrosio Cave, whose walls are still covered in hieroglyphs. Or go to Montmarr Natural Park at Parque Nacional Cienaga de Zapata, where you can watch all kinds of birds, or take part in hunting, snorkeling, and other marine sports, to relax both physically and mentally. Remember backing to the hotel for lunch and dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Blau Varadero Hotel
Day 8 Transfer back to Havana, Airport see-off
Today we will send you to Havana International Airport on time according to your flight timetable. It will take around 2 hours (165 km) on the way. May you have a pleasant trip home and have had a great time with us during the Cuba beach holidays. 

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
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Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings
10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before
Travelers2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Jan-Apr, Nov-Dec$2349 $2114$2109 $1898
May-Oct$2159 $1943$1909 $1718
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Service of English speaking guide
  • Service of private driver and air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Price Excludes
  • International flights into and out Cuba
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Cuba visa fees
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