Premier Cuba - City, Country & Beach - 7 Days
Private Tour from $1,285
The Premier Cuba Tour offers an amazing exploration of city, country and beach. The tour complies with the Support for the Cuban People approved travel category to Cuba. It is designed to connect with the Cuban People and support private enterprises. Historic Havana landmarks, UNESCO World Heritage sites, breathtaking views, and clear waters awaits during this Premier Cuba Tour!
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What To Expect - Premier Cuba Tour
To start your Best of Havana Tour, your friendly driver and will pick you up at the airport and show you where to exchange dollars to Cuban CUC’s. 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, enjoy a welcome dinner at Havana’s best restaurant Ivan Chef Justo’s El Carbon (fixed menu of typical Cuban recipes like arroz con pollo, roasted pork or fish 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, Magaly and Lazaro will treat you to Cuban 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.
Just two hours from Havana, the Viñales Valley is a great break from the hectic city. The valley offers tobacco plantations, unique “mogotes,” (giant rock formations), caves and breathtaking views. Next, enjoy a typical lunch at a local restaurant. Last, stop by the Mural de la Prehistoria, before heading back to the city of Havana.
Start your day with a drive to San Francisco de Paula for a Best of Havana tour of Hemingway’s Finca Vigia. Then, continue to the fishing town of Cojimar, which inspired most of his work in Havana. Stop for lunch at authentic Cuban El Ajiaco Restaurant (not included).
Next, drive back to Old Havana and stroll lively Obispo Boulevard. Stop by El Floridita, one of Hemingway’s favorite bar where his life size bronze statue stands at the end of the bar.
Last, visit the Almacenes San Jose for the best art and souvenirs.
Suggest dinner at Rio Mar Restaurant.
After a nice breakfast, enjoy the ride to the Matanzas province to visit Varadero Beach. One of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Varadero’s waters are shallow and crystal clear. An interesting stop is the Bacunayagua look out point, where you can connect with local vendors and enjoy the fantastic view below and the sea in the distance. Next, visit the city center of Varadero and lunch at La Bodeguita del Medio. You will have time to enjoy the beach and mingle with locals. At the end of the tour, driver will transfer you back to Havana. Suggest dinner at Ideas Restaurant (not included).
Free day to explore on your own, following the Support for the Cuban People list of suggestions. You must comply with at least six hours of support activities and keep your receipts in your Best of Havana Tour file.
In the early evening the driver will take you to the fort to dine at El Cañonazo Restaurant. Then, you will walk to the Cannon Fire stage for the traditional ceremony at 9 pm (since the 1700’s).
Your Premier Cuba 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!
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.
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