CUBA: OVERVIEW


PRICE 

$2295 EARLY SIGN UP 

$2495 LATE SIGN UP

LENGTH 

4 NIGHTS AND 5 DAYS

CITIES 

HAVANA AND VIÑALES

PHOTOGRAPHER 

INCLUDED


ITINERARY PREVIEW

  ARRIVE:  At any time to Havana, Cuba’s bustling epicenter of creativity, history and passion.   EVENING:  Get to know other travelers over a private performance from a vivacious local band with a setlist of traditional Salsa tunes and contemporary Reggaeton beats. Take in the unforgettable Cuban sunset while sipping mojitos at a tucked away bar operated from a local’s rooftop. Then, enjoy a family style Cuban meal from the hidden back room of one of our favorite hole-in-the-wall  paladares  (restaurant operated within a private residence).   Meals included: Welcome Drinks + Dinner

ARRIVE: At any time to Havana, Cuba’s bustling epicenter of creativity, history and passion.

EVENING: Get to know other travelers over a private performance from a vivacious local band with a setlist of traditional Salsa tunes and contemporary Reggaeton beats. Take in the unforgettable Cuban sunset while sipping mojitos at a tucked away bar operated from a local’s rooftop. Then, enjoy a family style Cuban meal from the hidden back room of one of our favorite hole-in-the-wall paladares (restaurant operated within a private residence).

Meals included: Welcome Drinks + Dinner

  MORNING:  Cruise Havana in style as you ride through the city, top-down, in an old-school convertible. Feast your eyes on Havana’s extraordinary color palette and architectural design as you marvel at the whimsical cityscape that surrounds you. Feel the wind through your hair and the salt on your skin as you drive along the parameter of the Malecón, the island’s picturesque seawall that comes alive at sunset.   AFTERNOON:  Have lunch at one of Havana’s up and coming restaurants working to preserve Cuba’s culinary traditions. Then, uncover Havana’s majestic allure as you take a guided walking tour of Centro Habana that will take you through private residences and architectural marvels alike. End the tour with an energetic surprise that will be sure to have you on your feet.   EVENING:  Wander Havana's modern and multi-purpose cultural art factory while viewing varied exhibits ranging from flat canvas to live performance. Then, sit down for a bite at the gallery's exclusive restaurant that offers a wide range of multicultural dishes. Finish the night off with VIP access to the venue’s dance space and let loose with your new travel companions.   Meals included: Breakfast

MORNING: Cruise Havana in style as you ride through the city, top-down, in an old-school convertible. Feast your eyes on Havana’s extraordinary color palette and architectural design as you marvel at the whimsical cityscape that surrounds you. Feel the wind through your hair and the salt on your skin as you drive along the parameter of the Malecón, the island’s picturesque seawall that comes alive at sunset.

AFTERNOON: Have lunch at one of Havana’s up and coming restaurants working to preserve Cuba’s culinary traditions. Then, uncover Havana’s majestic allure as you take a guided walking tour of Centro Habana that will take you through private residences and architectural marvels alike. End the tour with an energetic surprise that will be sure to have you on your feet.

EVENING: Wander Havana's modern and multi-purpose cultural art factory while viewing varied exhibits ranging from flat canvas to live performance. Then, sit down for a bite at the gallery's exclusive restaurant that offers a wide range of multicultural dishes. Finish the night off with VIP access to the venue’s dance space and let loose with your new travel companions.

Meals included: Breakfast

  MORNING:  Get out of the city and adventure into  el campo  (the countryside) of Cuba. Enjoy a scenic ride through rural Cuba as you make your way into tobacco country.   AFTERNOON:  Arrive at a small, family-operated farm for a traditional Cuban pig roast with a scenic view. Then, get a lesson in Cuba's most lucrative form of agriculture, tobacco, as you learn everything from tending to the crops to learning how to properly smoke the end product. Close out the day with a ride through the farmland on an ox drawn carriage, complete with conversation and coffee with  abuelita .   EVENING:  Free night to get to know Havana’s more sultry side that comes alive in the nighttime. Refer to your highly curated Travel Guide for our top recommendations of where to eat, drink, and dance once the sun goes down.   Meals included: Breakfast + Lunch

MORNING: Get out of the city and adventure into el campo (the countryside) of Cuba. Enjoy a scenic ride through rural Cuba as you make your way into tobacco country.

AFTERNOON: Arrive at a small, family-operated farm for a traditional Cuban pig roast with a scenic view. Then, get a lesson in Cuba's most lucrative form of agriculture, tobacco, as you learn everything from tending to the crops to learning how to properly smoke the end product. Close out the day with a ride through the farmland on an ox drawn carriage, complete with conversation and coffee with abuelita.

EVENING: Free night to get to know Havana’s more sultry side that comes alive in the nighttime. Refer to your highly curated Travel Guide for our top recommendations of where to eat, drink, and dance once the sun goes down.

Meals included: Breakfast + Lunch


NOW IS THE TIME TO VISIT CUBA 

It’s official, Cuba is this year’s cool kid on the block. And while it may be on the brink of a new era, there’s an energy and atmosphere right now in Cuba that just can’t be beat. Whether we like it or not, the changes in Cuba are happening RIGHT NOW, and with all that development going on, there’s never been a better time to experience Cuba’s fascinating mix of old and new. Let El Camino Travel introduce you to the movers and shakers behind Havana’s pulse: the artists, the musicians, the young entrepreneurs. Make new friends, get to know the city, dine with local families and immerse yourself in this warm and welcoming culture. If Cuba’s colorful colonial architecture, rum-filled cocktails, warm summer evenings, and postcard-perfect streets lined with vintage cars don’t get you dancing salsa on the street, then nothing else will!

We are Cuban travel experts and make it easy to have a trip of a lifetime. We stay on top of all the trends so you do not have to spend countless hours online doing research in a country you've never been to, all the while not knowing if you are getting sucked into impersonal and generic activities. With us, you do not have to plan a single detail. You know as soon as you arrive, you'll be greeted by a local, who immediately feels like a friend. Someone who'll show you the best places to explore, to eat, drink and play! You'll experience every magical moment, with new friends and your own professional photographer taking care of all the photos. And at the end of your trip, you'll have memories no selfie stick could ever capture. That's the #elcaminotravel way.

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