Cuba Adventure - Active Tour
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On your holiday to Cuba you'll get an authentic experience while participating in fun, physical activities such as dancing, cycling, and hiking! At SC Travel Adventures we have our own tour guides, bicycles, a private dance academy, and a private language school. Take advantage of our expertise and many options in order to make the most of your Cuban experience!
Your trip begins in Havana. From there you'll travel through the central and western regions of beautiful Cuba. During your trip you'll visit the splendid colonial city of Trinidad and the breath-taking Topes de Collantes National Park. Spend the last part of your tour relaxing on white sandy beaches and swimming in the turquoise waters of Maria La Gorda.
This trip is ideal for those who aren’t content with seeing a country from a bus. Visit Cuba’s most famous cities and spend time exploring smaller, more remote villages, where you will get a real sense for the Cuban way of life. Spend your vacation hiking, biking, dancing, swimming, and horseback riding, and make this holiday an adventure!
Below you’ll find the day-by-day breakdown for our Cuban Flair by Bike tour.
Cuba Adventure - Active Tour Itinerary
Welcome to Cuba! Today you will arrive at Havana international airport. We can pick you up and drive you to the hotel for you (optional) or you can organise transportation yourself.
3* Hotel in Havana
Your tour guide will meet you in reception at 8:30am. In the morning you will explore La Habana Vieja – the picturesque old town on a guided walking tour before going to your dancing lesson where you will learn how to dance the famous Cuban salsa.
3* Hotel in Havana Breakfast
Your journey today will bring you from Havana to Santa Clara. In Santa Clara you will visit the historic Che Guevara Museum and Memorial. The enormous Che statue is visible from everywhere in the city. Later on you will go to the magnificent Sierra del Escambray Mountains. You will hike a distance of around 5 km.
3* Hotel in Topes de Collantes Breakfast
Today you will hike to the beautiful Salto de Caburni waterfalls. Enjoy a refreshing swim in a natural pool before heading back to the hotel.
3* Hotel in Topes de Collantes Breakfast
Spend today hiking in the Parque Guanayara. Explore the beauty of this resplendent natural park. In the evening we will take you to the vibrant city of Trinidad.
Casa Particular Trinidad Breakfast
Today you will hike through the nature park of El Cubano. Numerous birds and extraordinary plants call this area their home. You will be able to refresh yourself under an azure waterfall which we will pass during the hike. This is generally an easy hike so you will have plenty of energy for your guided city tour in Trinidad in the afternoon.
Casa Particular Trinidad
Before you leave for Cienfuegos today you will get the chance to enjoy and discover the countryside surrounding Trinidad from a new perspective - horseback! After this riding excursion which will last around 1 hour you will make your way to sunny Cienfuegos where you will be given a guided walking tour of the vibrant city. Cienfuegos is known for its neoclassical architecture. The Palacio de Valle is a particularly striking building with gothic, Venetian and neoclassical influences.
Casa Particular Cienfuegos
The first destination of the day is the Laguna del Tesoro on the peninsula Zapata. You will go on a boat tour on the so called "Treasure Lake" before heading further west to Soroa, located in the majestic Sierra del Rosario mountain range.
3* Hotel in Soroa Breakfast
Today you can explore the island by bike! The cycle route will take you through dreamlike landscapes as you ride from Soroa to San Diego de los Baños. You will cycle for approximately 3 hours over a distance of 10-15 km.
3* Hotel in San Diego de los Banos Breakfast
The spectacular Mogote hills await you! Today you'll ride through the verdant Viñales Valley. Enjoy riding past rolling tobacco fields and sugar cane plantations. Along the way we'll stop and visit the fascinating Cueva de los Indios.
Casa Particular (Homestay) Breakfast
Today you will enjoy a hiking tour in the famous tobacco region in Western Cuba, the Viñales Valley, one of the most attractive natural landscapes on the island. Here, the legendary Cuban tobacco grows between the crags and rocks of the steep cliffs. You will also tour a tobacco factory.
Casa Particular in Vinales
Today we will drive westward, past the tobacco fields and sugar cane plantations, to the most western point of the island - Maria La Gorda. The beach paradise of Maria La Gorda offers you the opportunity to relax and forget about everything beyond your Caribbean paradise.
Hotel Maria La Gorda
Enjoy a free day at the beach. Relax, read a good book, sunbathe or take part in activities Maria La Gorda is a great spot for people interested in underwater exploration and is home to numerous fascinating corals and sea creatures.
Hotel Maria la Gorda Breakfast
Today you are heading back to Havana. Enjoy the lively capital of the island at your own pace and wander around the colourful alleys of this old city. Take the chance to pick up some last souvenirs and enjoy the evening dancing to Cuban rhythms (optional).
3* Hotel in Havana Breakfast
We can drive you to the airport if you would like (optional) or you can arrange your own transportation. We would be delighted to help you extend your stay in Cuba and book more nights for you with one of our add-ons if you’re still not quite ready to head home. See you next time!
We recommend that you read this information carefully before booking or departure. Here you will find important information about our Cuba Adventure tour. Be aware that you may need to get some vaccinations in advance. This trip includes several excursions, but there is also allocated time for optional activities. Let one of our friendly tour guides help you book any additional adventures.
Important advice regarding entry and exit, necessary vaccinations and general information about the country and people can be found here. If you have any further questions one of our staff members would be more than happy to help.
- 9 nights in hotels
- 5 nights in Casa Particulares
- 9 breakfasts
- Transfers during the tour in air-conditioned vehicles
- Professional English-speaking guide
What's not included?
- International flights to/from Cuba
- Transfers between airport and accommodation
- Cuba Entry Card (tourist visa): booking available on request
- Optional offers/activities and services
- Departure Tax
- Travel Insurance
- Tips and gratuities
Prices & Dates
Prices and Dates for the Cuba Adventure - Active Tour
* prices listed are per person
- Transfer IN/OUT optional:
- Havana Airport - Havana Hotel
- ONE WAY Price per person in connection with the tour: £12 GBP
- Cuba Entry card (tourist visa)
- £20 GBP
- If a hotel mentioned in the itinerary is fully booked we'll ensure that you're accommodated in a hotel of equivalent standard.
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