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Autentica Cuba
8 days / 7 nights

Day 1.                                                                      Arrival/Accommodation: Havana

Arrival to Cuba in the afternoon. Meet & Greet at the airport, meeting the local tour guide and transfer to the hotel. Check in. Evening at leisure.

Meal plan: Dinner is optional, price excluded.

Day 2.                                                                                  Accommodation: Havana

Havana – Museum of Rum - Hemingway

After breakfast we start a full day sightseeing tour of Havana, one of the most beautiful cities of Latin America. Havana captivates everybody, this real Caribbean metropolis has a unique atmosphere, where a time travel tempt us, where the Colonial era, the mark of the ‘50s US mob’s mark and the retro, socialist present is simultaneously existing. We start a panoramic city tour of modern Havana, we cross Havana's famous seaside promenade, the Malecon which is a favourite meeting place for locals, we can admire the mansions of the Paseo, then stop at the Revolution Square where the Jose Marti Memorial is located. On the way back to we drive next to the world-famous Colon cemetery that is one of the world’s richest graveyards with more than 500 statues, and arrive to the old town. We visit the Havana Club Rum Museum where  we get acquainted with the making of the world famous Cuban rum, the growing and processing steps of sugar cane to follow through the process until it has matured, barrel filling, bottling, and we close the visit with a tasting. We can purchase the original Havana Club memorabilia, as well as can taste the typical Cuban drink called Guarapo made from fresh sugar cane and the excellent Cuban cocktail, Guarabana. After it we start to explore the old town on foot with its rich cultural and historical attractions, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988. Visit the Plaza de Armas, the "Arms’ Square", the Governor's palace, while we can hunt local antiques at the authentic antique market, walk through the Plaza San Francisco where we look at the old Stock Exchange Palace and St. Francis of Assis Church and the Cathedral Square. Then we visit La Plaza Vieja, the "Old Square". Our optional lunch will be served in a typical local restaurant. After lunch we join in Hemingway's footsteps: we visit the famous Hotel Ambos Mundos where the "For Whom the Bell Tolls" was born. We visit the hotel room and the thematic exhibition. Then stop at Hemingway's favourite places, La Bodeguita del Medio and La Floridita bars, where the world famous "Mojito" and "Daiquiri" cocktails began their journey of conquest. Then visit the outdoor exhibition of the Revolutionary Museum, where the famous ship Granma is exhibited, we can see the boat, which Fidel and the other revolutionaries landed to launch the revolution. In the afternoon return to the hotel. Evening at leisure. Meal plan: breakfast at the hotel, optional lunch and dinner

Evening optional Tropicana Show with drink package and Old Timer transfer, price not included

Day 3.                                                                                 Accommodation: Havana

Havana – Viñales Valley - Havana

After breakfast we start a full day excursion to the western part of the country, the province of Pinar del Rio, 170 km from Havana, the picturesque Viñales Valley, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999. Pinar del Rio province is also called the country's "green" part. Our way leads along the lush tobacco plantations. This excellent climate is the secret to  the excellent Cuban tobacco, the raw material of the famous Cuban cigars. Today we will learn about the making of cigars, the tobacco production and processing through to wrapping cigars. We turn into the house of an authentic Cuban tobacco producer family, who lead us through the plantation, a tobacco drying barn and we can look at the process of tobacco step by step. We learn how we can recognize high-quality tobacco leafs; learn the art of wrapping cigars as one of the famous Cuban cigars is made before our eyes. Next stop on our way is the exquisite Valley of Viñales, stopping at a lookout point where we can enjoy the breath-taking panorama with the remote scenery of "Mogotes" and mountains make this place deservedly a World Heritage site. Then optional lunch at a local family owned restaurant. After lunch we start hiking the Indian cave, and river boating inside the cave. Closing the program we visit the famous wall painting, the "Mural de la Prehistoria" that fascinates us with its unique technology of gigantic size. Late afternoon return to Havana. Evening at leisure. Meal plan: breakfast at the hotel, optional lunch and dinner.

Evening optional Buena Vista Social Club Concert with drink package and Old Timer transfer, price not included.

Day 4.                                                                      Accommodation: Trinidad

Havana – Santa Clara – Sancti Spiritus - Trinidad

Breakfast at the hotel and we start our trip to Santa Clara. The City that achieved its significance during the Cuban revolution and located in the middle of the country. The fate of the revolution was decided here in December 1958, when the Che Guevara led division took the armoured train carrying supplies. Visit the famous armoured train, and the Che Guevara Mausoleum where the famous military leader and several companion rest. Optional lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch we continue our trip to Sancti Spiritus, a small colonial town founded 500 year ago in 1514, preserved in almost original state. Cuba's oldest stone bridge, the bridge Yayabo. We continue our trip to the famous Valley of Sugar Mills that is also a

UNESCO World Heritage Site, and later the Manaca Iznaga estate. It is possible to climb the seven stories tower that offers a beautiful panorama. Then continue our trip to Trinidad, a small colonial town founded 500 years ago that was once

attributed by the abundance of its sugar cane plantations. Here, we discover another face of Cuba. Discover the small colonial city’s nightlife! Not to be missed opportunity to visit the famous Casa de la Trova, where a real, authentic salsa party takes place and we can dance the night away with locals and can peep how to dance the Cuban salsa from the locals while the local Cuban band plays the Caribbean melodies. Evening at leisure.

Meal plan: breakfast at the hotel, optional lunch. All inclusive dinner in the hotel

Day 5.                                                                           Accommodation: Trinidad


Breakfast at the hotel. City tour of Trinidad. Our journey is made not only on ground but in time, too. Trinidad preserves the unique atmosphere of the colonial era. While walking along the small winding streets we have the feeling as if we would have flown back in time. Sightseeing in the UNESCO World Heritage city; visit the Plaza Mayor, The Tower of Contrabandido, the Cathedral, La Santissima Trinidad Square and the exhibition of the Romantic Museum. The museum is located in the palace of the town's richest family with balustrade yard, marble floors, and neoclassical decoration; walking among the frescoes of the city's wealthiest merchant family we can enjoy the assembled exhibition of articles. Later we walk in the old town and stop at the famous Canchanchara bar where you can sample the authentic drink of Trinidad, special cocktail still made from the original recipe of Aguardiente and honey, called Canchanchara. Lunch at the hotel and in the afternoon free time to continue discovering the city or enjoying the Caribbean sea at the hotel’s white sandy beach.

Meal plan: all inclusive breakfast, lunch and dinner at the hotel.

Day 6.                                                                              Accommodation: Varadero

Cienfuegos – Bay of Pigs - Guama - Varadero

Breakfast at the hotel. We continue our trip to Cienfuegos, also a World Heritage Site city. Panoramic sightseeing tour of the famous Malecon, passing by the beautiful seaside villas, stop at the Palacio del Valle, a unique palace with architectural richness. Then we head towards downtown Cienfuegos, where we continue a walking tour of the city of former aristocrats. Cienfuegos, founded by French settlers, has European-style architecture. Walk down the Boulevard of the city  via the Prado; visit the Jose Marti Square, the Governor's palace, the Thomas Terry Theatre famous for the excellent acoustics and the Cathedral. Departure to one of Cuba's most important nature reserves, the world famous Zapata Peninsula, a bird and animal sanctuary which is located in the Montemar National Park. The first stop is the famous Bay of Pigs where the famous US disembarkation took place. The rich historical past of the Bay of Pigs is still vivid while now the area is famous for its beaches and diving sites. Here you have an optional lunch in a seaside restaurant, while there is opportunity for swimming and snorkelling in the Caribbean Sea. Then continue to Guama, the main attraction of the National Park. Speedboat tour (subject to availability) of the natural lagoon, the Laguna de Tresoro, where the unspoiled nature can be observed, migrating and endemic birds and can be seen. Then visit the Aldea Taino, the reconstructed Taino Aboriginal Village where we learn about the customs of the ancient indigenous inhabitants. We arrive back to port by motor boat and visit the country’s largest crocodile breeding farm, where we can observe hundreds of these reptiles in their natural habitat. We visit the crocodile nursery; here the braves may hold the yet harmless infants in their hands. Departure to Varadero, arrival in the late afternoon. End of tour guide services.

Meal plan: Breakfast at hotel, optional lunch during the program, all inclusive dinner at the Varadero hotel.

Day 7.                                                                              Accommodation: Varadero

Free time at Varadero; relax on the beach, use of All inclusive hotel services. The water sports of the hotel are free for your use: Hobie-Cat, Kayak, surf. Daily animation programs and night shows ensure your entertainment in the resort. Option for optional excursions from the hotel.

Meal plan: All inclusive

Day 8.                                                                                                              Farewell

Free time in the morning. Check out until noon. You can use the hotel facilities until the transfer. For extra cost, you can buy

„Late check-out” services on site. In the afternoon transfer to the airport (6 hours prior to departure time), leaving to home country. End of services


Package includes:

3 nights accommodation in Havana in selected local hotels/casa particular in DBL or SGL standard rooms.

2 nights in Trinidad in selected local hotels/casa particular in DBL or SGL standard rooms.Because of the lack of hotel capacity in the countryside, we cannot guarantee exact hotel or star rating in Trinidad; the accommodation is in typical “tourist” class hotels that can be changed according to capacity.

2 nights in Varadero in selected local hotels/casa particular in DBL or SGL standard rooms.  Guesthouse package in Varadero offers 3* hotel. Guesthouse means private room at homestay.


All inclusive in Trinidad and in Varadero.

All transfers with air conditioned vehicle.

Programs according to the descriptions with entrances included.

Specialized local guides. Languages available: English/Spanish/German/Portuguese/Italian/French. (Russian, Czech, Rumanian, etc. speaking guide upon request). Each language group departs separately with their own language guide!

Meat & Greet upon arrival at the airport.

Local assistance and representation in Havana and Varadero

24 hours emergency phone assistance in English/Spanish.


Package does not include:

Insurance, Tourist Card (Visa), Optional excursions, other programs not described in the offer, tips and hotel credentials.

Lunch and full board option can be booked separately.

Full board option from €222/pax!

Extra nights available in each hotel in Varadero!


Homestay Havana

Hotel St.John’s 3* Hav / Eco

Vedado 500 3*** Hav / Stand.

Memories Miramar 4* Hav./ Superior

Melia Cohiba 5* Hav/ Premium




3* hotel VRA



Standard package

3***/4* hotels HAV/VRA

Superior package

4*** hotels HAV/VRA

Premium package

5* hotels HAV/VRA

Departure dates









Feb.03.,10.,17., 24., Mar.03.,10.,17.,24.









Mar 31.; Apr.07.,14.,21.,28.









01 May – 30 October 2022 every Thrusday





















* Dates are arrival dates that are always Thursday. First program day Friday! The base price can be extended with extra nights in Havana and in Varadero for a surcharge. Prices are NET prices; a transaction fee will be added to the invoice. Minimum pax: 2 pax! Triple rooming means third person on extra bed. Child prices are not available for the round trip. Hotel descriptions and photos




Additional Information:

The basic program can be extended with extra nights if you want more time to spend relaxing on the beach!

The program can be extended with extra night in Havana before the package in case the flight ticket is more convenient the day before.

The Havana and Varadero hotels can be changed by your choice, depending on the capacity with a surcharge!

The round trip departs guaranteed every week with a minimum of 2 pax on Tuesdays with English/Spanish speaking guide

Booking: Latest 28 days before arrival. Requested data: travellers’ name, passport number, flight details!

Payment: Latest 28 days before arrival. Invoice will be issued in EUR and the payment should be done in EUR!

Cancelation: Over 28 days without penalty. 20-15 days 50% of the package will be charged as penalty with €40 administration cost. Within 18 days or No Show the entire package will be charged as penalty. With all confirmed bookings a €40 administration fee will be charged in case of modification.