Route: Habana -Viñales-Guama-Cienfuegos-Trinidad- Santa Clara
Departure days: M T W T F S S
Arrival at the airport of Havana, received by our staff and transfer to the city. Accommodation in our Bed and Breakfast colonial house. If you prefer accommodation in 4 or 5 stars hotel please advise in order to change quotation.
Briefing. Route through the city with a visit to the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit of the squares of the capital Plaza de la Catedral, Plaza de Armas, Plaza de San Francisco de Asis, Plaza Vieja.
Sightseeing tour of Capitolio, Central Park, the Park of the fraternity, the Revolution Square . Return to Bed and Breakfast.
HAVANA-VINALES- HAVANA.Departure at 08.00 o'clock by grand tour Bus with tour guide to Pinar del Rio valley, the northernmost province of Cuba known for its tobacco plantations and protected areas by UNESCO as a "biosphere reserve." It is 180 km from Havana.
Arriving in Vinales you visit the area that was declared a UNESCO protected Biosphere Heritage with stop at the tobacco plantation "Veguero's House". Visit the panoramic point "Mirador de Los Jasmines" from which you can enjoy breathtaking views of the valley, palm trees, plantations and typical rock formations "The mogotes" that arise as monoliths throughout the valley.
You will enter by boat at the Indio’s Cave with a karst formation with a river flowing inside. Lunch included with typical Creole cuisine. Visit the Murales of Prehistory, a gigantic fresco painted on one of the Mogotes of the valley by the students of anthropology at the University of Havana. Return to the city .
LA HAVANA-GUAMA - CIENFUEGOS. Departure with driver at about 8.00 for the town of Guama, located in the Zapata Peninsula in the province of Matanzas. Within the Zapata Peninsula there are over 900 native species of plants, 175 species of birds, 31 species of reptiles and more than 1000 species of invertebrates. Zapata is also known for the Cuban endemic local Crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer). Within the peninsula there are numerous areas designated for environmental conservation, and Las Salinas wildlife sanctuary. OPTIONAL visit to the reconstruction of a typical village that at the origins of Cuba was inhabited by the Indians Tainos, built on stilts that can be reached after a short navigation in the lagoon. OPTIONAL visit to the breeding of crocodiles or stop for a swim in the natural pools of Caleta Buena (admission fee). Continue to Cienfuegos. Arrival and accommodation in the casa particular. Evening available.
TRINIDAD : Breakfast at hotel. Walking tour through the historic city of Trinidad for its state of preservation faithfully reproduces the atmosphere of the colonial era . One of the most beautiful colonial cities of Cuba , was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988 . Trinidad was founded by Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar in 1514 with the name of Villa de la Santisima Trinidad. It is one of the best-preserved cities in the Caribbean , from the time when sugar was the main trade in these places. The remnants of the colonial period and slavery , which flourished in Trinidad, are the main attraction for visitors all over the world.
Walking tour among the streets, optional visit to the city museum , the church of the Santissima Trinidad, stop at la Canchánchara bar where you can enjoy a typical drink whose recipe comes from the customs of the Spanish settlers who used the typical local ingredient , lime juice , brown sugar and rum . Optional Stop at the workshop of ceramic , which is one of the artistic and cultural resources of the area are typical of Trinidad.
Rest of the afternoon at leisure. Night in Trinidad.
TRINIDAD - SANTA CLARA - ending in HAVANA or CAYO SANTA MARIA or VARADERO: Breakfast and departure for Santa Clara, stop at the mausoleum where lie the remains of the hero of the Cuban revolution, Ernesto Che Guevara. Continuation of the journey to Cayo Santa Maria or Varadero for a relaxing beach stay or return to Havana. END OF TOUR