• Includes
  • Itinerary
  • Dates & Pricing
  • Download Tour
  • FAQ
  • Visa
  • Lodging at Bed and Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Airport Transfers
  • Daily Classic Car Transport
  • 5 Days English/Spanish Speaking Guide
  • Entrance to Cannon Fire Ceremony
  • Cigar Factory and Colonial Plazas Tour
  • Entrance to Finca Vigia
  • Muraleando & Salsa Class
  • Day Tour to the Viñales Valley with Lunch
  • Day Tour to Varadero with Lunch
  • 3 Lunches (appetizer, main dish, beverage, dessert, coffee)
  • 2 Dinners (appetizer, main dish, beverage, dessert, coffee)

Excludes:

  • Airfare (Will quote, need # of days, departure date, and departure city)

Private Tour - No Fixed Dates

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Itineraries

Day 1

Arrive in Havana, Check in Accommodations, Visit with the Host, Welcome Dinner at El Carbon

Our Letty's Cuba driver and English speaking 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. At the Bed and Breakfast, the host will be waiting with a delicious Cuban coffee. You may visit with the host and learn about owning a Bed and Breakfast in Cuba. Note: Staying at a Bed and Breakfast is a great way to support the Cuban people!

Ivan's El Carbon Restaurant, will pamper our senses with an outstanding, family style welcome dinner. For example, 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!

Conclude the evening by taking a drive to the fairgrounds of Castillo de San Carlos de la Cabaña. An 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.

Day 2

Finca Vigia, Lunch at La Vitrola, Colonial Plazas

After breakfast, we will drive to Hemingway's home in Havana, Finca Vigia, now a museum. The famous American writer wrote a number of popular novels like "The Old Man and the Sea" at this cozy home.

We will enjoy lunch at Antojos Restaurant.

Then we will take our time visiting the four colonial Plazas. First, the 16th-century Plaza Vieja was restored in the 1980's, when Old Havana was listed by UNESCO as a Cultural Heritage site.  The buildings surrounding the plaza are elegant colonial residences, art galleries, shops and restaurants.

Next, Plaza San Francisco de Asís was founded in 1628. Its main attraction is the former Convento de San Francisco de Asís, which is home to classical concerns today. Third, laid out in the 1520's, Plaza de Armas includes El Templete, Castillo de la Fuerza Real, Carlos Manuel de Cespedes park, Museum of the Capitanes Generales, and five stars Hotel Santa Isabel. Lastly, the Cathedral of Havana dominates the La Catedral Square. It is surrounded by colonial residences renovated into restaurants like El Patio and La Moneda Cubana.  Moreover, on El Patio's side street, thousands of tourists visit La Bodeguita del Medio Bar, made famous by writer Ernest Hemingway.

Back to lodging to freshening up.

Dinner at La Cocinita - Cuban and Spanish cuisine is served at this ocean view restaurant. Great “ropa vieja,” pork and fish.

Day 3

Day Tour to Breathtaking Viñales Valley with Lunch Included

The Viñales Valley's landscape is 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.

Suggest dinner on the way back to Havana.

Day 4

History, Culture, Shopping

Almacenes San Jose - Enjoy live music while you shop for souvenirs and art.

Suggest lunch at El Mirador de Acosta Restaurant - Like its name, the restaurant offers great views of Lawton all the way to the coast.

Muraleando - This community project, at the suburb of Lawton, is an enriching artistic and social community project. Guests can delight in local art and music.

Rum Museum - You will learn about the history and process of the Havana Club Rum. At the end of the tour, there is a cozy bar which offer rum tasting ($).

Back to lodging to freshening up.

Suggest a short walk to Hotel Nacional to enjoy the beautiful terrace and have something light for dinner.

Day 5

Fabulous Varadero Beach Day Tour with Lunch

Varadero is one of Cuba's jewels, a charming town known for its powder white sand beaches and laid-back atmosphere. The ride will take about two hours.  On the way to Varadero, we will stop at the impressive Bacunayagua look out point, and take in a panoramic view of the Matanzas province.  Once in Varadero, delight on lunch at a local, private restaurant.  Then, enjoy the Varadero beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.  Last, visit the town and connect with local vendors. Return to Havana in the late afternoon. Suggest dinner on the way back to Havana.

Day 6

Until Next Time, Cuban Friends!

This Best of Havana, Varadero, Viñales 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!

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Letty’s Cuba preset and customized tours are carefully organized to include approved activities. This will maximize your experience to make it unforgettable.

Family visits
Official business of the US Government
Journalistic activities
Professional research and meetings
Religious activities
Public performances
Athletic/Non-athletic Competitions & Exhibitions
Support for the Cuban people
Humanitarian projects
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.