The best choice for those staying in Varadero who want to experience the all the Havana highlights in a day. This day-tour includes visits to Revolution Square, the Capitol, Old Havana and all the most important sightings of our capital. On your way to Havana, we will make stops at the Bacunayagua Bridge’s lookout point and at the fishermen town of Cojímar to visit the historic Hemingway Museum.
In just a day, you’ll get to visit Havana in all its glory, immerse yourself in its rich culture, astonishing architecture and fascinating history. We will pick you up from your Varadero hotel in a coach bus and start the drive west towards our capital, with a brief stop at the Bacunayagua Bridge lookout point, where you’ll witness a breathtaking view from one of the seven wonders of Cuban civil engineering. Once closer to Havana, we’ll stop at Ernest Hemingway’s loved fisherman town of Cojimar, where you’ll visit The Terrazas Restaurant and the historic Hemingway Museum. Then we’ll cross the Havana harbor tunnel towards Old and Modern Havana to see the most interesting places in the city including the ancient Presidential Palace, the amazing Central Square, the empowering Revolution Square, the University of Havana, and the National Capitol Building. We will visit El Floridita bar, the birthplace of the daiquiri, and stop for lunch at a traditional Cuban restaurant. After lunch, you’ll get to stroll around Old Havana for more sightseeing including visits to the Old Square, Arms Square, Cathedral Square, San Francisco de Assis Square, Museum “Palacio de Los Capitanes Generales”, the Ambos Mundos Hotel, and visit to the famous restaurant La Bodeguita del Medio, known for serving Hemingway’s favorite mojitos. You’ll have time to visit an arts and crafts market to shop for souvenirs. After a stop to change clothes (no shorts and casual wear allowed!) you’ll enjoy dinner and delight in a spectacle under the stars at the Tropicana Cabaret, where you’ll have Cuba Libre cocktails included. After a night of fun in Havana, our driver will take you back to your Varadero hotel in coach service.
Please note: Men in shorts are not allowed into Tropicana Cabaret and this is strictly enforced. Also, no minors under 18 are allowed at the cabaret.
Transfers as described by shared air-conditioned bus. Brief stop at the Mirador Bacunayagua Bridge. Visit to the restaurant Las Terrazas. Revolution Square visit. Lunch at a local restaurant in Havana. Entrance fee to Museum of the City. Visit the craft market. Cloth changing room. Dinner. Tropicana Show (includes welcome drink, 1/4 bottle of rum Havana Club, a mixing cola and a snack).
Tips, medical insurance or any other service non mentioned in the description.
Meeting point and meeting time:
Pick up from 7.15AM
physical activity level:
Standard : Standard Accommodation
20 hours from pick-up time
private option available:
Payment accepted via credit card or wire transfer. Prices in US Dollar and subject to change. All hotels and servicies will be in specified or similar category. Itinerary subject to change or modifications based on weather conditions, changes in transportation schedule or any other situation beyond our control.
Cancellation policy: Cancellations made up to 14 days before the vacation or tour starting day will be subject to a 30% cancellation fee. Cancellations made within 14 days of the starting day will be subject to a 30% cancellation fee. Cancellations made within 48 hours of vacation or tour date can't be refunded and might only quality to be re-scheduled on an individual case basis, subject to availability and vendor penalty fees.