Discover Cuba Group Tour
This popular group tour of Cuba will take you to see all of the countries highlights; beaches, natural wonders, as well as cultural and historic sites.
- Max. 18 participants
- Accommodation in standard hotels and casas particulares
- English-speaking tour guide
- Guaranteed departures
- Most activities and excursions included
Enjoy getting to know the fascinating and breathtaking island of Cuba? Throughout this tour you’ll stay in state owned hotels and private houses, also known as ‘casas particulares’. This will truly let you experience the Cuban way of life. On this tour, most of the travelling around Cuba will be via coach, but there will also be an internal flight to save some journey time.
Discover Cuba Group Tour Itinerary
This 14-day tour of Cuba is made more convenient by a domestic flight across the island. Since you won't be spending hours on a bus you can spend your time seeing even more of this enchanting Caribbean paradise. Your informed and qualified tour guide will also be there to help you with any tourist information you may need.
See Cuba’s most spectacular sights with the comfort and convenience of a professionally guided group tour. On this tour you'll get to explore Cuba’s official capital, vibrant Havana, as well as its so called ‘secret capital’, exciting Santiago de Cuba. Both towns will delight you with their Cuban charm and colonial architecture. Scenic Viñales and Trinidad also have their own exciting attractions and unique atmospheres.
Below you’ll find the day-by-day breakdown for our Discover Cuba tour.
Welcome to lively Havana! We can transfer you to your accommodation or you can arrange your own transportation.
4* Hotel in Havana
A guided walking tour will bring you through the historical part of Havana, La Habana Vieja. The Old Town was declared a UNESCO world Heritage in 1982. The atmosphere of bygone days is still present in Havana's streets. Later on you will visit the Havana Club Rum Museum for a cocktail before exploring Havana’s Old Town on your own! After lunch explore "modern" Havana before enjoying dinner at a typical, local restaurant.
4* Hotel in Havana Breakfast, Dinner
After breakfast you will head to Viñales. This region in Western Cuba is world famous for its tobacco. You will visit a cigar factory and you will learn how the famous Cuban cigars, called puros, are made. On the way to Viñales. you will drive by rolling tobacco plantations and curious Mogote rock formations. You will also visit the stunning natural cave of Cueva del Indio Lunch will be served at the Restaurant Palenque de los Cimarrones.
Casa Particular in Viñales Breakfast, Lunch
Today you will go on a day excursion to the tranquil, Cayo Jutías beach, located nearby. Lay on the ivory white sand and spend the day relaxing and swimming. If you’re in the explorative mood, you can choose to take a boat tour of the area. We will have a picnic lunch on the beach before returning.
Casa Particular in Viñales Lunch
One of the most beautiful and lively cities in Cuba awaits you – vibrant Cienfuegos! The Palacio de Valle, with its gothic, venetian and neoclassical architecture, is one of Cienfuegos most beautiful places. After your guided walking tour you will get to enjoy your dinner at the Palacio de Valle.
Casa Particular in Cienfuegos Dinner
In the morning you will visit the famous botanical garden of Cienfuegos before heading to the fascinating city of Trinidad, a UNESCO world heritage site! In colonial times many of Cuba’s wealthy sugar-barons called this city home so it’s one of the best places in the Caribbean to see some very ostentatious palaces! Spend the afternoon exploring as you like before spending the night at a casa particular. If you would like a there are many optional excursions that you can choose to book!
Casa Particular in Trinidad
Today will start with an excursion to the nature park El Cubano. Enjoy the beautiful nature during a short hike and take a refreshing bath in the waterfall that awaits you at the end of the track. Spend the afternoon as you wish, stroll through Trinidad again or relax at the beach Playa Ancon, about 12 km away from Trinidad. In the evening you will get to listen to some live Cuban music at the Casa de la Trova!
Casa Particular in Trinidad
Today your journey to the colonial city of Camagüey. You will be taken on a tour of the city in a bike taxi! This is a great way to see this labyrinthine city, designed to confuse invading pirates in centuries past! There are no activities planned for the evening so you can keep exploring or just relax in your accommodation.
2* Hotel in Camagüey
After visiting a typical crafts shop in Camagüey the small town of Bayamo with its rich tradition of Cuban national pride and charming centre awaits you. Enjoy the quietness of this authentic town during a guided tour.
2* Hotel in Bayamo Breakfast
In the morning drive to the Sierra Maestra and go for a hiking-tour in the mountains where you can admire the spectacular Cuban landscape and learn about the interesting history. Then head to the famous El Cobre, an important shrine for the Cuban people which is located on a mountain overlooking the valley close to Santiago de Cuba. Todays journey ends in Santiago de Cuba – one of Cuba's liveliest cities, with a strong Afro-Caribbean influence.
Casa Particular in Santiago de Cuba Breakfast
Today you will get to know Santiago de Cuba - also known as the second capital of Cuba. You will visit the Castillo El Morro, a stunning 16th century citadel, and the fascinating cemetery of Santa Ifigenia. Finish off your tour in the Plaza de la Revolucion and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant.
Casa Particular in Santiago de Cuba Lunch
After a short boat ride you will today reach Cayo Granma, a very small populated island near the bay, here you will see red-roofed wooden houses – many of them on stilts above the water. Afterwards you will visit the beautiful beach of Playa Verraco.
Casa Particular in Santiago de Cuba
From Santiago de Cuba you will drive along the wild and romantic Cuban coastline, along the famous Pass La Farola, to the sleepy little coastal town of Baracoa. You will walk through the centre of the town and
3* Hotel in Baracoa
We visit the National park Humboldt for a hiking tour. Afterwards we visit the cacao Finca Duaba and go for a boat tour on the River Toa.
3* Hotel in Baracoa Breakfast
Today is the last day of your tour, we will transfer you to Holguin Airport or a hotel in Guardalavaca (included, arrival aprox. in the afternoon). We will be happy to organize your beach extension or other individual services.
We recommend that you read this information carefully before booking or departure. Here you will find important information about our Discover Cuba 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.
- 6 nights in hotels, 8 nights in Casa Particulares
- 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
- Professional English-speaking guide
- Transfer to Guardalavaca / Holguin Airport
What's not included?
- International flights to/from Cuba
- Cuba Entry Card (tourist visa): booking available on request
- Optional offers/activities and services
- Transfer from airport to accommodation
- Departure Tax
- Travel Insurance
- Tips and gratuities
Prices and Dates for the Discover Cuba 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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