The Cuban itinerary for outdoor lovers who like to travel off the beaten path. Experience the island’s tropical ecosystems, breathtaking landscapes, wildlife and nature reserves. Travel by bike, trek through the valleys, snorkel in pristine caves and go horseback riding on the Sierra. Leave with an intimate connection to these green rich lands.
Visit: Escambray, Havana, Santa Clara, Trinidad, Varadero, Viñales, Zapata
7 Days / 6 Nights
Arrival to Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, and check-in at the hotel. After some time to rest and settling in, you’ll have a night tour of Havana City and enjoy a traditional Cuban dinner at a “paladar,” an independently owned restaurant.
Start the day with an early breakfast at the hotel, check out and departure to Viñales on the west of Havana for a day of trekking, biking and horseback riding. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant, and visit the caves of the “prehistoric mural.” Return to Havana. Enjoy the evening to rest, or explore other parts Viñales at your own pace.
After breakfast, leave to the Natural Park Montemar in Ciénaga de Zapata where you partake in the morning activity of your choice: bird-watching, trekking or snorkelling. After lunch at a traditional restaurant., you’ll have the option to scuba-dive in Playa Girón, Playa Larga or Cenote. Then you’ll check-in at a local home stay, and enjoy the evening at your own leisure, with many dinner options at the local town.
After breakfast at your homestay, transfer to Trinidad, the beautiful colonial city in the Caribbean. Check-in at a homestay and take the afternoon free to rest or explore the city. In the evening, you’ll be picked up in a classic American car to enjoy a lobster dinner at a traditional Cuban restaurant. If you have the energy, we suggest to join locals at the central plaza for live salsa music and dancing.
Early breakfast at your homestay, check-out and departure to Escambray. Stop for lunch and hiking at Topes de Collantes. Check-in at the Escambray hotel and take the evening off to rest before enjoying a local traditional dinner.
Early breakfast and departure to the beach town of Varadero, with a stop for lunch and city tour of Santa Clara, where you’ll visit the Che Guevara memorial site and museum before continuing the drive to Varadero on the north coast of the island. In Varadero you’ll check-in at an all-inclusive hotel and have the evening free to enjoy recreational water activities, take a walk on the beach, or visit to the local crafts market.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel the morning at leisure to enjoy the hotel amenities. Transfer to Havana 5 hours before your flight’s departure time.
A program for those who seek the thrill of outdoor activities and recreation, this itinerary will take you to Cuba’s most breathtaking natural parks, with stops in Havana, Playa Larga, Girón, Trinidad, Topes de Collantes and Varadero. Live a different adventure every day: bike riding, snorkeling, horseback riding, scuba diving, trekking and hiking. The visit is not complete with a visit to historic sites in Havana, Trinidad and Santa Clara. Along the way you’ll get a taste of Cuban cuisine, music and dance.
6 nights of accommodation in: Havana, Playa Larga, Girón. Trinidad, Topes de Collantes, Varadero. Daily breakfast and meals as indicated above. Transfer to and from International Airport Jose Marti in Havana. Coach bus transportation to every city. English/Spanish speaking guide. Add-on tours are available at extra cost.
Air tickets to and from Havana, tips, medical insurance, visas, optional tours and meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
physical activity level:
Active: Good for active travelers
Standard: Comfortable accomodations
private option available:
This is an 18+ group
Prices in US Dollar and subject to change. All hotels will be in especified 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 30 days before the vacation starting date will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. Cancellations made between the 30 days and 48 hours to the vacation starting date will be subject to a 30% cancellation fee. Cancellations made within the 48 hours before starting day will be subject to a 60% cancellation fee.