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Grand Cuba

From £1995 for 21 days
Trip Overview
Discover the old and new faces of Cuba on an adventure through the country’s vibrant towns, vast plantations, myriad waterfalls and idyllic beaches. From the elegant streets of Havana to the colourful clubs of Trinidad, sip rum with the locals, practice your best salsa moves and discover the welcoming spirit of this island nation. With opportunities to explore the twisting colonial streets of Camaguey, immerse yourself in the legend of Che Guevara, and experience local life on a farm in Vinales, this adventure is sure to leave you captivated by Cuba’s beauty, rhythm and spirit.
Essential Info
Starts: Havana
Ends: Havana
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IQUSZC
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Cuba
What's Included

Meals

20 Breakfasts included
2 Lunches included

Transport

Private vehicle,Plane,Local transport

Accommodation

Guesthouse (20 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Old-world charm, rich history, exciting nightlife - evocative Havana is like nowhere else on earth. See the difference between city and country or coastal life on a guided walking tour of the old capital

•   Take inspiration from the locals and mix things up with a bicycle-taxi tour of the colonial city of Camaguey

•   Enjoy over two free days in Trinidad. Practice your Spanish in a language class, loll about on an unspoilt Caribbean beach or peddle through sugar plantations on a charmingly rickety bicycle

•   After an informal salsa lesson, you'll be ready to hit the dance floor with the locals. With its vibrant music scene and Afro-Cuban roots, sultry Santiago de Cuba is a great place to practice your moves

•   There's a lot more to the life of Che Guevara than what you'll learn from watching 'The Motorcycle Diaries'. Pay your respects to the famous revolutionary during an included visit to his mausoleum

•   The lush Soroa valley is known as the 'Rainbow of Cuba'. Explore an orchid garden and learn how Cubans develop their own medications at a medicinal herb farm

•   Make like Castro and roll a cigar with a tobacco farmer in Pinar del Rio Province. The newly harvested tobacco will be used to produce some of the most prestigious and expensive cigars in the world

Dates & Availability
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Availability
Departing: 27th Oct 2019
Returning: 16th Nov 2019
£2,265pp
£2,038pp

* Plus $10 CUC
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Availability: Good
Departing: 24th Nov 2019
Returning: 14th Dec 2019
£2,320pp

* Plus $10 CUC
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Fully Booked
Departing: 8th Dec 2019
Returning: 28th Dec 2019
£2,500pp

* Plus $10 CUC
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Availability: Good
Departing: 15th Dec 2019
Returning: 4th Jan 2020
£2,500pp

* Plus $10 CUC
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Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 5th Jan 2020
Returning: 24th Jan 2020
£2,155pp
£2,090pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 26th Jan 2020
Returning: 14th Feb 2020
£2,305pp
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Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 9th Feb 2020
Returning: 28th Feb 2020
£2,305pp
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Limited Availability
2 spaces
Departing: 16th Feb 2020
Returning: 6th Mar 2020
£2,200pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 1st Mar 2020
Returning: 20th Mar 2020
£2,200pp
G
Fully Booked
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Itinerary & Notes
Bienvenido a Cuba! Welcome to Cuba! Set to the soundtrack and backdrop of the 1950s, tumbledown Havana is a capital unlike any other. A complimentary arrival transfer is included with your trip. There will be a welcome meeting at approximately 6pm this evening. Please expect a letter from your leader in the afternoon of Day 1 to confirm the place of your meeting (if by 5pm you cannot locate this letter then please ask your guesthouse owner if one has been delivered, or ask to call our assistance line listed in the "Problems and emergency contact information" section of this document). We'll be collecting your insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so ensure you have all these details to provide to your leader. The tour briefing is generally followed by an optional group dinner. If you arrive early, please note most activities in Cuba can only be booked through the tourist desk in the lobbies of the larger hotels or direct with the venue. Otherwise, there are plenty of good museums to check out, including the Museo de la Revolucion and the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.
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