Havana and Varadero Tour - 5 Days
Anytime From $799!
Support for the Cuban People Trips - Viajes a Cuba
Visa, lodging, breakfast, transportation, and guided tours
This Havana and Varadero Tour offers the best of Havana, Old World charm, classic cars and visits to World Heritage sites. The Varadero beach is famous for its crystal, shallow waters and powdered white sand. Visiting Varadero is a must while in Cuba. Connect with the people and nature at this great tour of city Havana and Varadero.
Havana and Varadero Tour Includes:
Havana and Varadero Tour - What To Expect
This day’s Itinerary may change based on flight arrival times.
Your friendly driver during your Havana and Varadero Tour will wait for you at the airport. He will show you where to exchange you dollars to Cuban CUC’s. Start your experience with a panoramic view of Plaza de la Revolución, Vedado, and Malecon. Guide will give you an overview of Havana’s neighborhoods and its people. Next, savor lunch at oceanfront Castropol Restaurant (not included). After lunch, your Bed & Breakfast will be ready for check in. Indeed, a great way to support private enterprise in Cuba. After taking a rest, visit the heart of Old Havana. First, walk Parque Central. Then, Gran Teatro de la Habana and Capitolio. Last, stroll Paseo Prado towards the Habana Malecon, where you may connect with artists, musicians and vendors.
Finish the evening by driving to the fort grounds to view the Cannon Fire Ceremony. Perhaps you might want to dine at El Cañonazo Restaurant (not included).
A favorite of many visitors, start your tour with a visit to a Cuban family in Barrio Lawton. First, Magaly and Lazaro will treat you to Cuban coffee and a chat about their daily lives. Next, they will show you the neighborhood and a local market. Finally, the guide will explain Cuban’s challenges and the dual money system.
Start the afternoon with delicious Cuban cuisine at Chef Justo’s El Carbon Restaurant (not included). Then, stroll Old Havana’s colonial Plazas starting with the beautiful Cathedral Plaza. Stop by one of Hemingway’s favorite, La Bodeguita del Medio. Continue to Plaza de Armas and Plaza San Francisco de Asis where you can take in the beautiful architecture of the domed Lonja del Comercio. Next, visit the Museum of Rum (not included). Finish the tour by visiting Plaza Vieja. Around the square, there are a number of art galleries, shops and restaurants. Maybe, you might enjoy dinner or at drink at Azucar’s Restaurant.
Varadero Beach town is one of the most visited sites in Cuba. The Bacunayagua look-out point provides a fantastic view of the valley bellow and the sea in the distance. Next, the driver will take you on a panoramic view of the Matanzas Bay. Once you arrive in Varadero, you can enjoy time and the beach, interact with locals and shop from private vendors. Perhaps, you might want to visit Josone National park. We will provide you with lunch at La Bodeguita del Medio Restaurant. Last, it will be time to check in at lodging.
Start your morning with a tour of the majestic Capitol building in Havana, available at 10 am or 11 am. Then, drive to the lively Obispo Boulevard and enjoy lunch at Hemingway’s favorite, El Floridita (not included). Next, walk shops and bars along the boulevard while connecting with people and salsa music. Finally, stop at Almacenes San Jose for the best selection of souvenirs, art and crafts. After a brief rest back at lodging, visit the iconic Hotel Nacional’s. Spend time at the Hall of Fame bar, a favorite of many visitors. For a casual dinner, the hotel offers La Barraca Restaurant (not included). Most exciting, the Cabaret Parisien’s dinner and show is an excellent option for $89.
This awesome Havana and Varadero trip has ended. Thanks for traveling with Letty’s Cuba Travel and Tours. We hope that your experience was amazing! Our friendly driver will transfer you to Jose Marti airport. Please be aware that check in is two and a half hours prior to departure time. Until next time!
Tour Terms & Conditions
- The tour may be reserved with a non-refundable $50 deposit.
- Full cost of airfare is due at time of reservation (non-refundable, credit may be used based on airline policies).
- The full balance is due thirty days prior to travel date.
- No refunds will be issued after 30 days prior to travel date.
- Medical insurance is included in airfare, but additional travel Insurance is available from Alpha Travel Assist.