Best of Havana - 5 Days
Private Tour - From $659
The Best of Havana Tour complies with the Support for the Cuban People approved travel category to Cuba. This Cuba vacation is designed to connect with the Cuban People and support private enterprises. In addition, you will experience historic Havana landmarks and UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Best of Havana Tour is the vacation for you!
Itinerary - Best of Havana Tour
To start your Best of Havana Tour, your friendly driver and guide will pick you up at the airport. Start this Havana city tour with a panoramic view of Plaza de la Revolucion, Vedado, and Malecon. If you arrive in the morning, then savor lunch at oceanfront Castropol Restaurant (not included). After lunch, your Bed & Breakfast will be ready for check in. Indeed, this is a great way to support the Cuban people. In the evening, drive to the fort grounds to view the Cannon Fire Ceremony. Perhaps, you might want to dine at El Cañonazo Restaurant (not included). Keep in mind, this day itinerary may change based on arrival times.
The Best of Havana day starts with a tour of the majestic Capitol Building. Next, a favorite of many visitors, a Cuban family will treat you to coffee and a chat about their daily lives in their own home. Then, explore the Lawton neighborhood and a local market. Drive to Old Havana and have lunch at the delicious La Vitrola Restaurant(not included).
Enjoy a tour of the Old World charm of Old Havana’s colonial plazas starting with Plaza Vieja, then San Francisco de Asis, Plaza de Armas and then Plaza La Catedral. Next, stop by one of Hemingway’s favorite, La Bodeguita del Medio. Last, stop at Almacenes San Jose for best art and souvenirs and to connect with private Cuban vendors.
In the early evening, visit Hotel Nacional’s Hall of Fame Bar & terrace. You may choose to have dinner at La Barranca or experience our optional, fantastic Dinner/Show at Cabaret Parisien at the hotel, the perfect add on to your Best of Havana Tour experience. (pre-reservations required). Driver will drop you off, so you will need to take a taxi at hotel back to lodging.
Drive to San Francisco de Paula for a tour of Finca Vigia, Hemingway’s country home in the 1940’s. He wrote some of his famous work at this home, including “The Old Man and the Sea.” Next, drive to the the fishing town of Cojimar. Enjoy lunch at El Ajiaco Restaurant (not included). Drive to Old Havana to take a stroll on Obispo Boulevard. Stop by El Floridita, one of Hemingway’s favorite bar.
This day, you are free to explore on your own and connect with the Cuban People. You may add experiences from our Additional Services list. Transportation in Havana is included this day.
A beach break in Santa Maria for relaxation or a visit to the Almacenes San Jose for souvenirs and art are great choices at no additional cost.
For a fantastic finish, add the best Cuban cuisine in Havana at Ivan & Chef Justo’s El Carbon Restaurant!
Your Best of Havana Tour 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.
- Airfare is due in full (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.
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