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Travel to the captivating island of Cuba. Learn firsthand about the life, history and rich culture of the Cuban people. Enjoy the distinctive island cuisine and stunning scenery. Discover the sites declared by UNESCO as World Heritage: The historic center and system of fortifications of Havana and the Viñales Valley. Understand why the famous writer and journalist Ernest Hemingway choose to spend almost 22 years of his life in Cuba. Visit Varadero, a true natural wonder.

Program Duration: 11 days / 10 nights.

Program Includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation at 4-star Hotel in Havana, breakfast included.
  • 7 nights accommodation at 4-star Hotel in Varadero, all inclusive.
  • 1 night accommodation at a Private House in Cienfuegos, breakfast included.
  • All tours with specialized guides.
  • All transfers included with local and experienced drivers.

Program does not Includes:

  • Round trip Air Transportation (United States-Havana) (Cienfuegos-United States) paid separately. If you wish, Vemares can assist you.
  • Tourist Visa. Vemares can get it for you for an additional cost.

*NOTE:
– Price is based on double ocupancy, for single ocupancy a supplement must be paid.
– The program can be customized and adjusted to satisfy client needs.

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ITINERARY

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Flight to Havana

  • Arrival at Jose Marti International Airport in Havana.
  • Welcome by a Representative of Vemares and transfer to Hotel 4* in Havana.
  • Hotel check in.
  • Afternoon and night free
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Havana City Tour.

  • After breakfast, will be picked up by tourist buses and will go on a panoramic tour of Modern Havana with a stop at Plaza de la Revolución (Revolution Square) where you can take pictures. Here, you will see the Monument to José Martí, one of the most important figures of Cuban history and leader in the independence war against Spain
  • You will also pass the historic University of Havana, the “Hotel Habana Libre” and the “Hotel Nacional de Cuba”.
  • Then continue towards tour the Historical Center of Old Havana, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Enjoy a scenic drive that will take you around the National Capitol (monumental work of the Twentieth Century and former home of the legislature in Cuba before 1959), the Grand Theater of Havana (a baroque architectural wonder that serves as the main house for the world-famous Cuban National Ballet), Parque Central, the Central Park and the Paseo del Prado (first walk outside the walls of the old city, which opened in the late eighteenth century and it is considered to be a true Cuban architectural jewel).
  • Visit the main plazas (squares): Plaza Vieja, Plaza de San Francisco de Asis, Plaza de Armas and Plaza de la Catedral. Enjoy a coffee tasting at El Escorial and visit the Engraving Workshop “La Catedral” and the studio of painter Nelson Dominguez. You will have the opportunity to meet some artists and learn about their projects.
  • Lunch at Divina Pastora restaurant.
  • After lunch return to Hotel.
  • Afternoon free.
  • Optional night, Tropicana Cabaret with dinner – not included in the package. Tropicana is a world-known Cabaret, the most spectacular of the cabarets to open sky. It’s a unique place to enjoy the music and the Cuban folklore in all their color, musicality and rhythm, an art extravaganza to multiply the Cuban happiness of a true tropical night. Marlon Brando, Ernest Hemingway, Rita Hayworth, and J.F.K., to name a few, frequently visited this famous place. After the show the dancers engage with the audience members and invite them to the stage for dancing
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Viñales, the land of tobacco – All day.

  • 7:45 am approx. Pick up at the Hotel.
  • Departure to the Valley of Viñales, 120 miles from Havana. Viñales National Park has been declared a Natural Heritage Site. The area has very fertile lands, it’s where the famous Cuban tobacco is grown and harvested. Upon arriving, you will make a stop at Los Jazmines observation point, where one can take in the impressive views of the natural environment.
  • Visit to a tobacco factory, get to know their staff, learn about their lifestyle, work and about the process of the tobacco production in Cuba.
  • Stop in the valley “Dos Hermanas, with time for photos in the Mural of Prehistoric, painted by contemporary artists and farmers on the side of a “mogote,” the rock formation typical of this Valley–a wooded hill 120 meters high.
  • Lunch at the restaurant Paladar Campestre
  • Then visit La Cueva del Indio, a cave complex where you will tour interesting geological formations and an underground gallery, with a stretch of subterraneous river that we navigate on powerboats.
  • Return to Havana.
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Let’s go to Varadero!!!!

  • After breakfast, hotel check out.
    9:40 am Hotel departure. Before traveling to Varadero you will visit the Art and Craft Market of Havana, where you will interact with the talented Cuban artists and will learn about their amazing and unique work
  • 11:30 am Transfer to Varadero.
    On the way to Varadero, stop at the Bacunayagua Bridge.
  • Accommodation at 4-Star Hotel in Varadero, all inclusive. Lunch on arrival at the Hotel.
  • Afternoon free.
  • Night – Live music and Artistic show at the hotel
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Day to rest and to enjoy the Caribbean.

  • Night – Live music and Artistic show at the hotel.
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Jeep Discovery – Full Day Tour.

  • This is a venture of more than 150 km tour along walkways, roads, quarries, palm tree stands and country villages. Snorkeling at Playa Coral (gear included). Visit to Cueva del Saturno (Saturn´s Cave). Free time for swimming. Panoramic tour of the city of Matanzas. Tour in Valle del Yumurí with stop at Rancho Gaviota that includes: welcome cocktail, visit to a farmer´s home, typical Cuban lunch, guided visit to crops and animal raising areas. Free time for horseback riding (not included in the tour price). An approximately 30 min. tour on a fast boat along the Canímar river, a protected area that offers the beauty and natural attractions of this place.
    Includes transfers, lunch and specialized guides
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Beach party to enjoy the beach and the Cuban cocktails.

  • Night – Live music and Artistic show at the hotel.
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Cuban salsa dance classes & Cuban Cocktail Classes (optional).

  • Morning: The hotel’s dance instructors will teach the main steps of Cuban salsa
  • Afternoon: The hotel’s bartenders will teach how to prepare the main Cuban cocktails
  • Night — Live music and Artistic show at the hotel.
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“Crucero del Sol”, the Beauty of our Seas – All day

  • Visit Cay Blanco, lunch buffet incluiding seafood and other options. Non-motorized water sports equipment included.
  • Pickup at the Hotel and transfer to Marina Gaviota.
  • Interactive swimming with dolphins, snorkeling in the most beautiful northern central region of Cuba’s coral reef. Open bar with beer, soft drinks, Cuban cocktails and snacks on Marina.
  • Transfer Marina Gaviota – Hotel. Experience the beauty of the turquoise waters surrounding the Varadero’s peninsula and the pearly-white sand and virgin beach of Cayo Blanco.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch with several options: lobster, fish, shrimp, squid, chicken, etc.
  • Free night.
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Days to rest and to enjoy the Caribbean.

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Return trip to home.

  • After breakfast, hotel check out.
  • Transfer to Havana International Airport, 105 miles (appx 2 hours and 40 min).
  • Flight to return.


Contact Us

Email: info@vemares.com
www.vemares.com
Phone : 1 (800) 308-7023

Please, send all the correspondence to:
VEMARES, PO BOX 141660, MIAMI, FL 33134-1660

Main Office: Suite 2100, 1055 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 3P3, Canada

Miami branch: 801 Monterey St, Suite 202

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