Discover the energy of Havana and the hospitality of its people. The Viñales Valley offers a breathtaking ecological experience.
- Dates & Pricing
- Download Tour
- Lodging at well located Bed & Breakfast
- Transfers to/from Airport
- Daily Classic Car Transport
- 4 Days English/Spanish Speaking Guide
- Entrance to Cannon Fire Ceremony
- Entrance to Former Presidential Palace (Today Museum of Revolution)
- Entrance to Finca Vigia
- Tobacco Factory & Colonial Plazas Tour
- Day Tour to the Viñales Valley with Lunch at Local Restaurant
- Lunch at La Vitrola (appetizer, main dish, beverage, dessert, coffee)
- 3 Lunches (appetizer, main dish, beverage, dessert, coffee)
- 3 Dinners (appetizer, main dish, beverage, dessert, coffee)
- Airfare (Will quote, need # of days, departure date, and departure city)
To register by phone, please call: 954-368-0546.
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We will contact you as soon as we receive your registration.
Arrival, Check In; Visit with Host, Welcome Dinner, Cannon Fire
Our Letty's Cuba driver and guide will welcome you at Jose Marti International Airport. On your way to your accommodations, you will enjoy a panoramic view of Plaza of the Revolution, Old Havana and Vedado.
Check In at Bed and Breakfast, the host will be waiting with refreshments.
Early Welcome Dinner at Chef Ivan’s El Carbon Restaurant (Included) - Pamper your senses with an outstanding, family style welcome dinner. The menu includes typical Cuban dishes like "arroz con pollo" and "masitas de cerdo." Chef Ivan uses new recipe ideas from his travels around the world to create his flavorful "Cuban fusion" cuisine. Join the list of many happy clients including the King of Spain, Will Smith, Ben Affleck, Penelope Cruz and others!
Cannon Fire Ceremony - Around 7 pm, take a drive to the fairgrounds of Castillo de San Carlos de la Cabaña. A spectacular sunset and view of the city awaits you. Meet tourists and locals who visit the fort to witness the unique tradition of the Cannon Fire Ceremony. Since the 1700's, this event takes place at 9 pm, signifying the closing of the city doors. Furthermore, you may shop for souvenirs at the end of the event.
Cigar Factory and Old Havana Tour
Visit the Partagas Cigar Factory (if weekday) and learn the process of selecting, rolling, cutting, and packaging the famous Cuban cigars.
The eclectic Plaza Vieja is surrounded by colorful colonial buildings. The oversized Carrara dominates the center of the plaza. Great place for photos!
Lunch at La Vitrola Restaurant (Included) - Rest and delight in a “al fresco” lunch. The restaurant offers a great view of the energy of the plaza.
The San Francisco de Asis plaza features the Basilica Menor San Francisco de Asis, the boutique Hotel del Marques de San Felipe and Santiago de Bejucal, and the Chamber of Commerce.
Plaza De Armas houses the Hotel Santa Isabel, the Templete Monument and the Castillo de la Fuerza Real.
The Cathedral dominates Plaza La Catedral, but you can also discover restaurants and small museums within the square. Hemingway’s Bodeguita del Medio is a “most stop,” for a mojito and to leave your name on one of the street walls.
Stroll Obispo Boulevard, a lively street full of cafes with live music. You will have a look, from the outside, of the Hotel Ambos Mundos, where Hemingway wrote “As the Bell Tolls.” Next stop, the famous Floridita. Hemingway's life size statue at the bar and enjoy the best mojitos. You may have something to eat at one of the many bars and restaurants (if you are not doing the Cabaret).
Back to lodging to freshening up.
Cabaret Parisien (Optional $79 pp – Doors open at 9:30 pm) - Dress up time for the Cabaret Parisien Dinner/Show! Beautifully staged, the show represents the development of the Cuban “mulato,” a fusion of Indian, African, and Spanish roots.
Day 3, All Day
Hemingway Finca Vigia, Old Presidential Palace, Almacenes San Jose
Hemingway’s Finca Vigia (Closed on Sundays) - Today, we will 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, the most famous, "The Old Man and the Sea."
Lunch at El Mirador de Acosta Restaurant in Lawton (Included) - Like its name, the restaurant offers great views of Lawton all the way to the coast.
Former Presidential Palace (Today, Museum of Revolution - Learn of Cuba’s main historical events. Once the Presidential Palace, this magnificent building was the home of President Fulgencio Batista. You can walk in the ballroom where great parties were given, and discover the secret passage that Batista used to escape Cuba. You can also enjoy many war artifacts, including the famous Yacht Gramma.
Almacenes San Jose - Enjoy live music while you shop for souvenirs and art.
Dinner at La Cocinita (Included) - Cuban and Spanish cuisine is served at this ocean view restaurant. Great “ropa vieja,” pork and fish.
Viñales Valley Tour with Lunch Included
Early in the morning, we will go to the Siboney International Clinic to take the required 24 hours antigen Covid test.
We will continue to The Viñales Valley, an impressive ecological site. For instance, the valley is dotted with stand alone rock formations called "mogotes." Also, the Viñales area is one of Cuba’s most fertile areas, where some of the world’s best tobacco is grown. Learn how tobacco is grown at a plantation. Discover the Indian Cave and the Prehistoric Mural. And, savor a "criollo" lunch at one of Viñales private restaurant.
The driver can stop when back to the city so that you can have dinner (not included).
Until Next Time, Cuba Friends!
This Havana and Viñales Adventure has reached its end. 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!
Letty’s Cuba preset and customized tours are carefully organized to include approved activities. This will maximize your experience to make it unforgettable.
Official business of the US Government
Professional research and meetings
Athletic/Non-athletic Competitions & Exhibitions
Support for the Cuban people
Activities of private foundations/research/educational institutes
Exportation/Importation/Transmission of information material
Yes, you can still travel to Cuba under the “Support for the Cuban People category.”
Yes! Under one of the 11 categories approved by OFAC. The most popular are Support for the Cuban People, Family Visits, Business Research, Religious Reasons.
Absolutely! The crime rate is less than
1% and people are very friendly.
Support for the Cuban People. Once you are approved for the visa, we will send you a certification form stating the reason of your trip.
Yes, Cuba requires a Visa (tourist card) to enter the country. You can apply for it on our website under Cuba Visa
American Airlines, Jetblue, Southwest.
No. The US government only allows American citizens or residents to fly into Havana from the US.
No. So, don't run out of cash!
Depends in your traveling habits, a good guidance is about 100 euros per person per day. Our packages cover as many travel expenses as possible, including activities and meals, so that our clients don't need to keep the need of Euros down.
No. Please drink bottled water.
Yes, your airfare includes the medical insurance. You can go to the hospital Cira Garcia in Havana for all emergencies. All you need is your airfare ticket stub.
Yes, we will hold your booking for 1 week, then a 10 % deposit is needed to reserve services in Cuba.
10% of the tour amount. Only $35 per person is not refundable.
Yes, airfares are due in full. Airlines set the policies about refundable or credited airfares.
Balance is due 30 days prior to departure day. Refunds will not be issued after balance is paid. However, we will consider refunding part of the payment under extraneous circumstances.
For adults and children over 12, vaccination is required. In addition, a negative PCR within 72 hours is required.
A negative antigen result from the day prior to departure from Cuba.
Yes, at the package page, go to Booking, choose a date, fill out the booking info. Once you hit Book Now, it will take you to the Traveler's Info page and Cart. If not ready to make a deposit yet, just choose, Book Without Payment.