DAY 1. City tour with five destination stops: Old Havana History Center (World Heritange). Exploring the Plazas of Old Havana: Plaza de la Catedral, Plaza de Armas, Plaza de San Francisco de Asís and Plaza Vieja. Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon ANTIQUE CUBAN CARS panoramic visit to the National Capitol Building, Parque Central, Parque de la Fraternidad, Plaza de la Revolución. Yo will return to the hotel. (Hotel in Varadero is not included in the tour, you can request it by TTOO or by your own)
HAVANA - LAS TERRAZAS - HAVANA
DAY 2. Departure to Las Terrazas, a sustainable community in the mountains of Sierra del Rosario, Pinar del Río. This area is a natural Paradise declared by UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. It is known for its stunning flora y fauna. You will visit Moka Hotel, raised on a small hill, combining the wild charm of the virgin forest with all the conforts of a modern hotel. About 3.5 km west of the Moka Hotel, will make a stop by Hacienda La Unión, another partially reconstructed coffee-estate ruin that features a country-style restaurant, a small flower garden known as the Jardin Union. We´ll keep moving to Cafetal Buenavista, Cuba´s oldest (now partially restored) coffee plantation, built in 1801 by French refugees from Haiti. We´ll be informed about the coffee benefits in those times, and we´ll get in touch with the community while visiting Plaza del Pueblo and its sociocultural facilities. You will have the amazing opportunity of tasting Cuban coffee at Maria´s house (not included). Next stop will be at Taller de Serigrafía. You´ll be in touch with local crafts, with the option of purchase. Lunch will be around that place, and swimming in San Juan River is optional. After this, you will return to the hotel. (Hotel in Varadero is not included in the tour, you can request it by TTOO or by your own)
HAVANA – CIENFUEGOS
DAY 3. Departure to Cienfuegos, known as “La Perla del Sur” (The Pearl of the South). You will walk and appreciate the majestic architecture and the stunning beaty of its bay. It was founded by French colonists. Visit to Tomas Terry Theater and Palacio del Valle, where you will be able to learn more about the legend associated to the construction of the place. Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit and enjoy one of the most singular ecosystems in our country. Located in the southeast of the beautiful Bay of Cienfuegos. You would also enjoy the colonies of pink flamingos, Florida ducks, and others migratory species. It is also the biggest shrimp farm in Ciefuegos. Boat ride in the natural lagoon or seaside promenade to enjoy the place. Accomodation and dinner at the selected hotel. Free night at leisure to enjoy optional activities.
CIENFUEGOS – TRINIDAD – SANCTI SPÍRITUS.
DAY 4. Breakfast. Departure to Sancti Spiritus, in transit, visit to Trinidad. This city has a complete and preserved architectural complex that it seems frozen in time, around XVIII and XIX centuries. In 1988 declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage. Visit to the Romantic Museum and Canchánchara Bar (welcome drink). Lunch at the local restaurant. Trip continues. Accomodation and dinner at the selected hotel. Free night at leisure to enjoy optional activities.
SANCTI SPÍRITUS - SANTA CLARA
DAY 5. Breakfast. Panoramic tour of The Escambray Mountains, one of the most important mountain range in the country. Passing by Manicaragua, a settlement of the famous Cuban tobacco and delicious coffee growing communities. In transit, you will watch tobacco plantations in the area. Walk by Lago Hanabanilla, the only mountain lake in Cuba. Lunch in a local restaurant. Continue your trip to Santa Clara. Accomodations and dinner at the local hotel.
SANTA CLARA – VARADERO AND/OR HAVANA.
DAY 6 Breakfast. City tour of Santa Clara, capital of the central region of Cuba. Tour of the patrimonial route of the city, including Parque del Carmen, where the village was founded in 1685, and Parque Leoncio Vidal. Visit to Plaza Ernesto Che Guevara, where will take place the encounter with one of the most prominent and carismatic personalities of the world contemporary history, and where are also located the Museum and the Memorial that action against the Armed Train. Lunch in a local restaurant. Continue your trip to Varadero or Havana. Accomodations in the selected hotel. (Hotel in Havana / Varadero are not included in this tour, you can request it through your TTOO or by your own)
Standard option: Pasacaballo, Rancho Luna, Faro Luna /Rancho Hatuey, Los Laureles / Caneyes, Granjita, Santa Clara Libre / or similar hotels.
Superior Option:Jagua, Meliá San Carlos, La Union Hotel / Rijo – Plaza / or similar hotel.