Cienfuegos Tours

*Note: The tour’s price may be subject to changes during holidays or special days. Most tours request a minimum of 2 persons and in some cases could be more.

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Panoramic City Tour in Horse Carriage
Climb aboard a charming horse carriage to explore Cienfuegos most popular attractions. The city highlights include an architecturally noteworthy group of buildings that were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. Stop at the Splendid Central Park, where you will see the only Arch of Triumph in Cuba, interact with local people, learn about their experiences and check the human warmth they are ready to give, visit “Palacio de Valle” museum and Tomas Terry Theater, an architectural gem from the 19th century.
Includes transfers and specialized guides – Appx. 3 hours

$120 USD

(Per person)

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Cienfuegos City Tour
Visit Cienfuegos’s landmarks. The city highlights include an architecturally noteworthy group of buildings that were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. Stop at the Splendid Central Park, where you will see the only Arch of Triumph in Cuba, visit the Valley Palace and Tomas Terry Theater, an architectural gem from the 19th century. Interact with local people, learn about their experiences and way of life.
Includes transfers and specialized guides- Appx. 4 hours

$80 USD

(Per person)

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Art and Craft Shopping Tour
Take a Panoramic Tour of the center of the city.  Contemplate an architecturally noteworthy group of buildings that were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the Cuban artists and their remarkable work. Take your time to find the best treasures to take home.  Stop at the Cuban Fund of Cultural Assets, Artex and Caracol, by the square or in El Boulevard, the primary shopping stretch in Cienfuegos. This will be an excellent opportunity to interact with the local people, talk to them and see how they live in everyday life
Includes transfers and specialized guides – Appx. 4 hours

$60 USD

(Per person)

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Dolphinarium and Shopping
Interacting with dolphins is a fascinating and unique experience. Visit Cienfuegos Dolphinarium located at Rancho Luna Beach, 17 km from the center of the city. Learn about these charismatic and intelligent marine mammals, swim and play with them, meet the specialists and workers, learn about the training and care of dolphins and another species. This is a contact that you will never forget! Enjoy the Lions and dolphins show. On the way back you will get a free hour by the Boulevard, the primary shopping stretch in Cienfuegos. This will be an excellent opportunity to interact with the local people, talk to them and see how they live in everyday life.
Includes transfers and specialized guides – Appx. 4 hours

$120 USD

(Per person)

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Botanical Garden and Shopping
This 97 hectare Botanical Garden, located 14 kilometers from Cienfuegos City Centre, is one of the oldest institutions of its kind on the island, founded in 1901 by Edwin F. Atkins and his wife. Today the garden has a collection of over 2000 species of tropical exotic plants, clustered in 670 genera and 125 botanical families. Among the most complete collections are orchids (400+), palms (230+), ficuses (65+) and bamboos (29).  You could easily spend a day in this amazing botanical heaven, enjoying and learning about these tropical plants. On the way back you will get a free hour by the Boulevard, the primary shopping stretch in Cienfuegos. This will be an excellent opportunity to interact with the local people, talk to them and see how they live in everyday life.
Includes transfers and specialized guides – 4 hours

$100 USD

(Per person)

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Yaguanabo Horseback Riding
Yaguanabo Valley is located at the foot of a beautiful mountain, just 55 km from Cienfuegos. It’s a natural protected area with stunning landscapes and breathtaking views. The Yaguanabo River crosses the valley. Enjoy a horseback riding tour throughout this picturesque area, check the crystal clear waters of Yaguanabo ́s Natures Pools. Learn from the specialists about the preservation works in the park and how the  species of plants and animals are protected. Enjoy a delicious typical Cuban lunch.
Includes transfers, lunch and specialized guides – Appx. 6 hours

$130 USD

(Per person)

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Guama – Full Day Tour
Transfer to Guama Touristic Center in The Province of Matanzas by bus. Once you get to Guama take a tour by motor boat across Laguna del Tesoro (Treasure Lake ) and Hatiguanico river, visit the touristic farm “Fiesta Campesina” and the Crocodile breeding Center to contemplate these fierce animals in their natural habitat and the Aldea Taina, a replica of a Cuban native’s settlement. You will have time to appreciate the beautiful waters of the Caribbean Sea at Punta Perdiz or Caleta Buena. Enjoy a delicious outdoor typical Cuban lunch.
Includes transfers, lunch and specialized guides

$160 USD

(Per person)

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Bird watching Tour in Zapata Peninsula
You will be transferred to “La Salina” –One of the most beautiful places in the area, for bird watching and nature lovers, you will travel 80 miles. Together with a specialized guide, you will visit this protected and well-preserved place. During the tour, you will observe endemic and endangered birds, such as “Gallinuela de Santo Tomas” and Hummingbird, as well as iguanas, flamingos and others. Later you will travel to Caleta Buena, where you will have lunch and time to rest, take a swim and do snorkeling. Open Bar at the beach. (Included in the Program).
IIncludes private transfers, specialized private guide and lunch.

$190 USD

(Per person)

All Day Tour

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Scuba Diving Tour in Bay of Pigs.
Take a transfer to Diving Center “Octopus” in Playa Larga, you will travel 60 miles from Varadero Beach or Cienfuegos City. Together with the diving specialist you will do one dive and you will be able to appreciate the beauty of the underwater world and the transparency of the water. You can perform several dives during the day and in different places. The price of the tour includes only one immersion. You must pay a supplement for each additional immersion of $ 60 per person.
Suggested locations:
• Punta Perdiz.
• Open sea area of the Fish Cave.
• The Fish Cave (Specialized cave diving)
• Caleta Buena.
Then you will arrive at The Fish Cave, where you will have lunch and time to rest.
Includes private transfers, one diving and lunch.

$190 USD

(Per person)

All Day Tour

PRIVATE TOURS

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El Nicho Waterfalls  – Full Day Tour
Visit the majestic El Nicho Waterfall located just outside of Cienfuegos (tour by truck), a perfect example of Cuba’s natural wonders. This picturesque cascade is surrounded by the lush vegetation of  Topes de Collantes Natural Park. Take a dip in the crystal clear waters of the falls. Explore the beautiful surroundings walking along the natural path up to a river’s origin or take an optional horseback ride(not included). View the Hanabanilla Dam. Enjoy a delicious typical Cuban lunch. Contact local people, get to know about the way of life of the Cuban farmer.
Includes transfers, lunch and specialized guides

$150 USD

(Per person, min. 4 persons)

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Cay Iguanas
Take a boat at Marina Marlin and sail towards Macho Bay. On the way, you can see the bay of Casilda, the port and the fishing village. Explore the beautiful coral reef. Have a sailor lunch on the cay (in case the client is a vegetarian, other options are prepared). Free time to enjoy nature and get to know the local flora and fauna (Iguanas), get in touch with the locals, exchange experiences with the workers who protect the place.
Depart: 9 am from Marina Marlin. Ancon Beach, Includes: Transfer to the Marina (round-trip), Duration: 6 hours.

$160 USD

(Per person, min. 4 persons)

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Cay Blanco
Take a boat at Marina Marlin on Playa Ancon and sail towards Cayo Blanco. Explore the beautiful coral reef. Enjoy drinks and a Sailor’s Lunch on the Key. Free time to enjoy nature and explore the beach, get in touch with the locals, exchange experiences with the workers who protect the place.
Duration: 6 hours, Depart: 9 am from Marina Marlin. Ancon Beach

$150 USD

(Per person, min. 4 persons)

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El Alfarero Santander (Potter Santander)
From 2 to 3 hours of pottery classes, where you will learn the basic steps to make a piece and you can create your own. Lunch at a private restaurant (Paladar). Understand this new form of private businesses. Get to know how the current dual currency in Cuba works. Return to the hotel.
Duration: 5 hours, Includes: Transfer by taxi from the hotel to the Oscar Santander potter’s workshop at 10:00 a.m.

$140 USD

(Per person, min. 2 persons)

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Visit to Guanayara Park. Topes de Collantes. Escambray.
During the climb to Topes de Collantes, there is a 15-minute stop at the gazebo to enjoy a panoramic view of the city of Trinidad and the Caribbean Sea. Then, for approximately 20 minutes, a visit is made to the coffee house where an explanation about the process of obtaining the coffee is received and you can also taste it which is not included in the price of the tour. Then the transfer to the Guanayara Natural Park. The truck leaves the group in Casa de la Gallega where the trail begins. The trail is approximately 4 km long and during the tour the guide will explain and give information on the existing flora and fauna. There is a stop at El Venado, near the poceta, you can enjoy the beautiful waterfall of the Salto del Rosillo waterfall and you will have free time to walk and take pictures. Lunch in the rustic restaurant of the place. Return to Trinidad.
Note: Proper clothing is recommended. You will walk along paths of stone and dirt road; small rivers will be crossed by trunks with railings. Several of the paths are inclined, it is not recommended to go in flip flops or sandals.
Duration: 6 hours, Departure 9:30 am, Return: 4:00 pm

$150 USD

(Per person, min. 4 persons)

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Trinidad City Tour plus- Full Day
Trinidad is a colonial relic declared World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. The unique colonial architecture, cobblestone streets, colorful houses and friendly people make of Trinidad “a must”. This tour will take you first to the modern part of the city with a visit to the Casa del Alfarero (Potter House) where the best of Trinitarian ceramics is shown, transfer to the historic center, take a walk through the main streets of the city where you can admire the most important buildings and squares, among which are the Plaza Mayor and Plaza Real del Jigüe, visit to a local museum, visit to La Canchánchara with tasting of the typical drink of the city, free time in the craft market to buy or appreciate the pieces and establish contact with artists and learn firsthand about their art, skills and way of life, lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit the Valle de los Ingenios. You will visit The Hacienda de San Isidro (archaeological site of great interest) and the Hacienda ManacaIznaga which belonged to a one of the wealthiest families of the Trinitarian village in colonial times, there you’ll have the option to taste the “guarapo”, a beverage obtained from sugar cane. Visit to the watchtower built in the 19th century, to enjoy a panoramic view of the whole valley, the Escambray mountains and the Caribbean Sea.
Note: Visits to the museums are from Tuesday to Sunday, they are closed to the public on Mondays.
Departure: 9 am, Duration: 3 hours, Includes Transfer, lunch and guide services.

$160USD

(Per person, min. 2 persons)

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Horseback Riding
A horse carriage will pick you up at the place of accomodation to take you to the departure point, In the case that you are staying at any of the hotels in the Ancon peninsula then a taxi will pick you up. Horseback riding through the Valle de losIngenios enjoying a panoramic view of the Sierra del Escambray, local flora and fauna as well as the rural village and small old brick factories (some of them still in operation), making several stops to take photos or enjoy the surroundings. Then a half hour of walking to the natural pond, free time to enjoy nature and take photos. Transfer to a local restaurant for lunch near the Valle de losIngenios. Return to the city.
We recommend wearing appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes to walk along stone and dirt paths, bring a photo camera with you as well.
Departure: 9:00 am, Duration: 4 hours, Includes guide service, transfer and lunch.

$130 USD

(Per person, min. 2 persons)

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Excursion to the Valley
Visit to the viewpoint to enjoy a wonderful view of the Valle de los Ingenios, the Escambray mountains and the Caribbean Sea, visit to the Hacienda de San Isidro (archaeological site of great interest), visit to the Hacienda ManacaIznaga which belonged to a one of the wealthiest families of the Trinitarian village in colonial times, there you’ll have the option to taste the “guarapo”, a beverage obtained from sugar cane. Visit to the watchtower built in the 19th century, to enjoy a panoramic view of the whole valley. Visit the potter’s house to admire one of the oldest traditions of the city in the workshop of the family that founded it.
Departure: 9 :00 am, Duration: 4 hours, Includes transfer and guide services.

$100 USD

(Per person, min. 2 persons)

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Excursion to the Natural Park “El Cubano”
Pick up at the place of accommodation and transfer, accompanied by a guide, to the natural park The Cuban, skirting the river Guarabo. During the journey, you will enjoy a panoramic view of the Escambray mountains. Walk along the path of Cimarrones de Javira where you can see some endemic species of flora and fauna. Free time next to a natural pond to enjoy the lush surroundings and take photos. Return to the city and lunch at a local restaurant.
We recommend wearing appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes to walk along stone and dirt paths, bring a photo camera with you as well.
Duration: 4 hours, Departure: 9:00 am, Includes guide service, transfer and lunch.

$150 USD

(Per person, min. 4 persons)


GROUP TOURS

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Trinidad City Tour
Clients must arrive on their own to the Plaza de Jigue, starting point of the Tour. Specialized tour in the company of a tour guide around Trinidad, a city detained in time, a colonial relic declared World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. The unique colonial architecture, cobblestone streets, colorful houses and friendly people make of Trinidad “a must”. Visit La Canchánchara tavern, enjoy a typical welcome cocktail and some traditional Cuban music. Visit  the Plaza Mayor and the Parish Major of the Holy Trinity. Tour the Plaza de Segarte. Visit the House of the Trova, the Palenque of the Royal Congos, the staircase of the House of Music and the Art and Craft Plaza.

Includes transfers and specialized guides

$60 USD

(Per person, min. 2 persons)

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Nicho Jeep Safari
Pick up at the hotel and transfer to Topes de Collantes with stops at the Topes viewpoint and at the Coffee House, then continue the trip to the Natural Park. For about 40 minutes you will enjoy a walk along the El Paso de las Mariposas (Butterflies crossing) trail. During the walk the clients are shown the wonders of the local flora and fauna. 1 hour of free time to appreciate the beauties of the place and contact the locals and finally you can enjoy lunch in the restaurant El Nicho. Return to Trinidad at 3:30 pm.
Duration: 6 hours, Includes: Guide service, park entrance and lunch

$175 USD

(Per person, min. 4 persons)

4 persons per jeep

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Tope de Collantes Tour- Trinitopes
Tour to Tope de Collantes that requires an arduous walk of 6 km to reach Salto Caburní with 62 m of height. Ideal for people who are physically fit and enjoy hiking. Pick up at Plaza Céspedes (transfer by truck). Specialized guide service. Stop at the center of the Natural Park to get an explanation of the history and importance of the place. Transfer to a coffee house, where you will learn about the process of obtaining the coffee. After you will take a walk till the Caburní Fall and will get free time for a refreshing swim. Lunch at Mi Retiro Restaurant. Return to the city.
Note: It is recommended to wear the appropriate clothing. You will walk along paths of stone and dirt.
Depart: 9:00 am, Duration 6 hours, Includes: guide service, lunch at local restaurant and taxi transfers

$140 USD, CHILDS 2-12 $100 USD

(Per person)

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Visit to Salto Caburní or to Vegas Grandes
The excursion is done in daily basis. Every day except Tuesdays and Fridays the Salto del Caburní is visited. On Tuesdays and Fridays, the visit is to Vegas Grandes.
Includes: Guide service, park entrance and lunch.
On the trip, up to Topes de Collantes, stops are made at the viewpoint and at the Casa del Café and then continue towards the Caburní or Vegas Grandes. The Vegas Grandes Trail is the easiest, the round-trip lasts approximately 2 hours, while the Salto del Caburní trail is more complex and lasts approximately 3 hours and a half.
At the place of destination, you will enjoy 1 hour of free time to enjoy nature and meet the local peasants, then have lunch in the restaurant Mi Retiro. Return to the city of Trinidad.
Note: Proper clothing is recommended. You will walk on dirt paths with rocks.
Depart: From Cespedes Park at 9:00 am, Duration: 6 hours

$150 USD

(Per person)

Min. 6 persons

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Excursion by Train
Train ride through the Valle de losIngenios (Sugar Mill Valley), visit to the Sugar Museum (1 hour), transfer to ManacaIznaga (1 hour) and visit the Iznaga Tower from where you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the valley then Visit to the farm of Manaca Iznaga.
Departure: 9:00 am, Duration: approx. 5 hours, Includes: Guide, lunch and transfers to the trains station and to the hotel.

$120 USD

(Per person)

GROUP TOURS

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Santa Clara / Remedios, Tuesdays and Thursdays – Full Day Tour

Hotel pick-up at 07:30 am (1st hotel) -Visit to the Museum of Sugar Agroindustry in Caibarién. Travel in a steam train from the early twentieth century to the colonial “San Juan de los Remedios”, 8th villa founded by the colonizers in Cuba. Visit the central park and the ” Church Parroquial Mayor” with its baroque mahogany altar laminated in gold. Get to see a tobacco factory and learn about the production of some recognized brands of Cuban Habano. Once in Santa Clara, take a brief stop in an establishment that sells tobacco and rum. After lunch visit Plaza de la Revolución “Ernesto Che Guevara”, which pays tribute to the immortal hero and his fellow combatants. Free time in central park and boulevard) Panoramic tour by “El Tren Blindado”. Return to hotel.

Includes transfers, lunch and specialized guide

$150 USD

(Per person)

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Jeep Safari, Wednesdays and Sundays – Full Day Tour

Departure by bus to Caibarién at 08:00 (1st hotel). Drive through rural roads in jeeps, enjoying panoramic views of the Cuban countryside. Exhibition of a cockfight. Visit to a farm, to enjoy activities of the Cuban country such as the milking of cows, feeding of poultry, cavalcades, etc. Typical Cuban lunch in a country restaurant with roasted pork and Creole food. Time to enjoy nature and for a refreshing swim in a river in the area. Return to Caibarién. Transfer by bus back to the hotels.
Note: * 4 people per jeep. If you are less than 4 and want the jeep for yourself must pay for all.
Includes lunch, jeep for 4 people, transfers and specialized guide

$160 USD

(Per person, 4 person per jeep)

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Sugar Mill Tour, Saturdays, Half Day Tour

Pick-up at the hotel by bus at 9.00 am (1st hotel). Visits an old sugar mill converted into a Museum of Sugar Agroindustry, which summarizes the history of the sugar industry of Caibarién from 1850 to 1998. When you arrive you will get to taste a refreshing guarapo, a drink obtained from the juice of the sugar cane. After the tour you will receive, as a souvenir, a bottle of Cuban Ron Mulata.
Includes transfers and specialized guides

$100 USD

(Per person)

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Crucero del Sol / Sun Cruise, daily – Full Day Tour
Hotel pick-up by bus at 8:00 am (1st hotel). Transfer to Cayo Las Brujas, to set sail aboard a catamaran traveling along beautiful small cays. Interactive contact and show with dolphins.  Time for snorkeling in the warm and transparent Cuban waters, inhabited by complex and colored life forms. Seafood lunch (with lobster shrimp and fish)
Time for swimming. Open bar and music during the cruise. Return to the hotels.
Children 0 to 6 are free.
Includes transfers, lunch and specialized guide

$180 USD

(Per person)

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 Mountain Adventure, Mondays and Thursdays – Full Day Tour

Hotel pick-up by bus at 7:30 am (1st hotel). Transfer to “Guanayara”, one of the beautiful natural parks that form the Protected Natural Landscape “Topes de Collantes”.  Descend the mountain by truck to the natural trail “Sentinels of the Melodious River” that begins in the impressive “El Rocío” waterfall, with the option of doing it walking or through the river, the latter more difficult but more attractive and enjoyed.
Includes transfers, lunch and specialized guide

$150 USD

(Per person)


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