One of the 12 categories of authorized travel to Cuba by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is Educational Activities including People to People activities. Americans have been participating in People to People Trips to Cuba since 2000. These People to People Travel Programs offer you a unique and convenient opportunity to get to know the Cuban people. You will get to see the real Cuba and will interact with the locals in a way that tourists almost never get to experience. The programs are intended to enhance contact with the Cuban people and support the civil society in Cuba. You can join one of our scheduled Small Groups, with an average of 12 people, or you can form your own Family and Friends Group. Family and Friends Groups can be customized to your like.


For Non-Americans we also offer a large number of programs that you can choose from.

Weekend Getaways

Escape to Havana (People to People Program)

4 Days / 3 Nights

Includes: 3 nights acc. in Havana, all private transfers with experienced drivers, all private tours with specialized guides.

Description: Discover Havana, the capital of Cuba. Learn firsthand about the life, history and rich culture of the Cuban people. Enjoy the distinctive island cuisine and stunning scenery. Discover Havana and follow Ernest Hemingway footsteps. Understand why the famous writer and journalist choose to spend almost 22 years of his life in Cuba. Understand the new forms of private businesses in the island. Learn how the current dual currency works. All tours are in Private.

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Getaway to Heritage Sites of Western Cuba (People to People Program)

4 Days / 3 Nights

Includes: 3 nights acc. in Old Havana, all group tours with specialized guides, all transfers with experienced drivers.

Description: Visit the captivating island of Cuba. Get to know some of the Heritage Sites in Western Cuba. Meet the Cuban people and learn about their unique way of life. Discover Havana and follow Ernest Hemingway footsteps. Enjoy the island’s nature visiting Viñales National Park, where the famous Cuban tobacco is grown and harvested. Learn about the Cubans trying to create new private businesses and how the current dual currency works. All tours are in Group.

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Escape to Varadero (People to People Program)

5 Days / 4 Nights

Includes: 4 nights acc. in Varadero, all transfers with experienced drivers, all tours with specialized guides.

Description: Travel to Matanzas in the west side of the island of Cuba. Connect with the Cuban people, their culture and rich traditions. Get to see places of cultural and historical interest. Meet some artists, whose work personifies their culture and strength of heart. Explore Varadero and Bay of Pigs or the Yumuri Valley, true natural wonders. Visit Havana and many of its sites of cultural and historical importance. Get to see Jaimanitas neighborhood, which is the place where Jose Fuster lives. He is known as the “Picasso of the Caribbean”. Learn about the Cubans trying to create new private businesses and how the current dual currency works.

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Escape to the Beautiful East (People to People Program)

4 Days / 3 Nights

Includes: 3 nights acc. in Holguín, all tours with specialized guides, all transfers with experienced drivers.

Description: Escape to the picturesque eastern part of Cuba. Here is where Christopher Columbus landed in the Island of Cuba in 1492. Amazed by the splendor of its beaches and exotic vegetation he pronounced the famous phrase “This is the most beautiful land that human eyes have ever seen”. Holguin is considered the third most important touristic center in Cuba and it’s called the City of Parks. Get to know how Cubans live, their history, culture and breathtaking scenery. Understand the new forms of private businesses in the island. Learn how the current dual currency works. All tours are in private.

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Note:

– The cost of the Visa is 60 USD (shipping included).
– Travel packages with return flight to US from the city of Cienfuegos will be adjusted becuse AA will suspend this operation starting on January 8 of 2018


Western Cuba

Cuba, History and Nature (People to People Program)

5 days / 4 nights

Includes: 2 nights acc. in Havana, 2 nights acc. in Varadero, all transfers with experienced drivers, all tours with specialized guides.

Description: Travel to the captivating island of Cuba. Connect with the people, their culture and rich traditions. Enjoy the stunning sceneries and distinctive island cuisine. Discover the sites declared by UNESCO as World Heritage: The Historic Center and System of Fortifications of Old Havana and the Viñales Valley. Travel to Varadero, a true natural wonder. Learn about the Cubans trying to create new private businesses and how the current dual currency works.

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Heritage, History and Culture of the Cuban West (People to People Program)

7 days / 6 nights>

Includes: 2 nights acc. in Viñales Valley, 2 nights acc. in Havana, 1 night acc. in Cienfuegos, 1 night acc. in Trinidad, all tours with specialized guides, all transfers with experienced drivers.

Description: Travel to Western Cuba. Learn about their people, history, culture and way of life. Discover the World Heritage Sites of Humanity declared by UNESCO in the Western Region of of the island: Valley of Viñales, Old Havana and its Fortifications, Trinidad and Valley de los Ingenios and The Urban Historic Center of Cienfuegos. Enjoy Cuban’s stunning landscape. Learn about the Cubans trying to create new private businesses and how the current dual currency works.

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Two Sides of the Coin (People to People Program)

6 days / 5 nights

Includes: 2 nights acc in Miami, 3 nights acc. in Havana, all private tours with specialized guides, all private transfers with experienced drivers.

Description: Immerse yourself in the life of the fascinating Cuban people. Learn about their history, culture and unparalleled traditions. You will live unforgettable days interacting with different generations of Cubans. Share experiences with the ones in Miami and the ones in the Island. Get to understand their way of life and how after so many years their hearts are still in the same place. Enjoy the stunning sceneries and the flavors of the traditional and distinctive Cuban cuisine. Visit Viñales, the Land of Tobacco, this National Park has been declared a Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Get to know the new form of private business in the island and understand how the the current dual currency works. All tours are in private.

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 Note:

– The cost of the Visa is 60 USD (shipping included).
– Travel packages with return flight to US from the city of Cienfuegos will be adjusted becuse AA will suspend this operation starting on January 8 of 2018
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Eastern Cuba

Wild Life Adventure in the East (People to People Program)

6 Days / 5 Nights

Includes: 2 nights acc. in .Pinares de Mayari, 3 nights acc. in Holguín, all private tours with specialized guides, all transfers with experienced drivers.

Description: Visit the Atlantic coast of Eastern Cuba where you will find one of the main natural reservoirs of the country and preserved virgin area. Stroll through the city of Holguin and learn about its people, history and culture. Tour the countryside on 4x4 jeeps. Explore Cayo Saetia, an authentic Natural Park, a paradise of wildlife that harbors endemic animals and species from other latitudes. Discover “La Mensura” National Park, one of the most important sites in the Western Hemisphere for its endemic flora and one of the most biologically diverse tropical island sites on Earth. Get to know how Cubans live, their nature, history and culture.

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Heritage, History and Culture of Cuban East (People to People Program)

9 days / 8 nights

Includes: 3 nights acc. in Santiago de Cuba, 2 nights acc. in Pinares de Mayarí, 3 nights acc. in Holguín, all private tours with specialized guides, all transfers with experienced drivers.

Description: Discover the eastern side of Cuba.  Travel to the historic city of Santiago de Cuba, the second most important city in the island. Visit places of cultural and historical interests such as Morro Fortress, Santa Ifigenia Cemetery and Bacardi Museum. Admire the verdant of La Gran Piedra – The Big Rock.  Explore “La Mensura” National Park, one of the most important sites in the Western Hemisphere for its flora and biological diversity. Visit Holguin, the place where Christopher Columbus landed in Cuba in 1492. Interact with the locals and learn about their traditions and way of life. You will get to see how the Cubans are trying to create new private businesses in the island and understand how the Cuban dual currency works. All tours are in private.

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A Journey through Heritage Villages and National Park (People to People Program)

8 days / 7 nights

Includes: 1 night acc. in Camagüey, 3 nights acc. at Pesquero Hotel (5*), 2 nights acc. in Baracoa, 1 night acc. in Holguin, all tours with specialized guides, all transfers with experienced drivers.

Description: Discover the cultural heritage sites of Humanity declared by UNESCO in the Eastern region of Cuba. Visit the Historic Center of Camaguey founded in 1515 as a villa called Santa Maria del Puerto del Príncipe. It was the sixth Villa founded during the Spanish colonization. Visit Holguin, the place where Christopher Columbus landed in Cuba in 1492. Explore Humboldt National Park, one of the most important sites in the Western Hemisphere for its endemic flora and one of the most biologically diverse tropical island sites on Earth. Travel to Baracoa, the first villa founded on the island by Diego Velazquez in 1511. Learn about the Cubans trying to create new private businesses and how the current dual currency works.

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Note:

– The cost of the Visa is 60 USD (shipping included).
– Travel packages with return flight to US from the city of Cienfuegos will be adjusted becuse AA will suspend this operation starting on January 8 of 2018

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