For those of you who wouldn’t feel they had done justice to their Cuba visit without venturing further afield from ever popular Havana and Varadero, this tour is for you! It’s a real opportunity to see more of the countryside and to explore some of the historic and unspoiled towns off the beaten track.
Direct Virgin Atlantic flight from Gatwick to Havana. Arrive late afternoon and transfer to the Iberostar Parque Central Hotel for 3 nights.
AAfter breakfast, it’s time to explore your fascinating surroundings. Your full-day tour of Havana includes a trip to the living Rum Museum and takes in famous sights such as San Francisco de Asis Square, the Cathedral, Plaza de Armas and El Morro Fortress. After lunch at a local restaurant, Revolution Square, Malecon and La Rampa Street complete your sightseeing agenda for today. It’s then back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay. (B/L/D)
Venture further afield today with a trip to the city of Pinar del Rio with its Old Spanish architecture. Enjoy a light lunch before heading onwards to view the beautiful landscapes of Vinales Valley, home to La Cueva del Indio - a cave with an underground river and the almost psychedelic Mural de La Prehistoria. Dinner and overnight back at the Havana hotel. (B/L/D)
Depart for Santa Clara, the town where Batista’s troops surrendered to Che Guevara in 1958 (Guevara is buried in the mausoleum here). Your city tour includes a visit to the Ernesto Guevara Square, the Museum and Mausoleum, the Parque Vidal and the Armoured Train. Lunch at a local restaurant before continuing onwards to the Villa of San Juan de Los Remedios. Visit the Sugar Museum, tour around the Park and visit the church. Overnight at Barcelona-Mascotte Hotel. (B/L/D)
Continue your journey to Cienfuegos and visit the Tomas Terry Theatre, one of the highlights. Home to one of the most beautiful bays in Cuba, other popular sights include Prado Promenade, Marti Park and El Bulevar. Lunch is at a local restaurant before visitng Palacio de Valle and enjoy a boat trip around Cienfuegos Bay. Continue to Trinidad for 2 nights at the Iberostar Grand Hotel Trinidad. (B/L/D)
Full day city tour of Trinidad including the Palacio Cantero Museum, La Canchanchara Bar and Plaza Mayor Square. After lunch visit and enjoy the views at Sugar Mills Valley and visit Manaca Iznaga town. (B/L/D)
Travel to Cayo Encenachos visiting Santi Spiritu en-route. The day is at leisure and overnight at the Iberostar Cayo Encenachos. (B/L/D)
After a fascinating week experiencing the many and varied delights that Cuba has to offer, it's time to transfer to Varadero to spend the next week relaxing on the beach and enjoying the crystal-clear waters, or to return to Havana for your Virgin Atlantic flight back to London Gatwick. (B)
Arrive London Gatwick.
Please note the above price is a guide only as the final price is dependent on flight availability at the time of booking. Please call our travel experts on 0844 417 3382 for our latest prices and offers. Prices shown are per person based on 2 people sharing a twin room. Single room and flight upgrade prices available at a supplement. The prices shown includes any applicable saving mentioned.
Group departure dates:
2013: 2 May, 06 Jun, 08 Aug, 05 Sep, 03 Oct, 31 Oct, 07 Nov, 28 Nov, 05 Dec, 19 Dec
2014: 09 Jan, 30 Jan, 06 Feb, 27 Feb, 06 Mar, 27 Mar, 03 Apr, 17 Apr
Please note this tour is subject to minimum numbers. Please call our travel experts on 0844 417 3382 for prices on a specific departure.
If you would like a more tailored itinerary that suits your requirements then please call our travel experts on 0844 417 3382 who can create your own holiday.
We offer the flexibility of extending your stay to suit all tastes and budgets. Choose from one of our many beach hotels in Varadero. How about:
Stay an additional 4 nights at the Breezes Bella Costa hotel on All inclusive basis.
Prices start from £145 for 4 nights stay
Price is per person based on twin share