New Year’s Eve in Havana, Cuba Trip

Posted on Posted in Uncategorized
There’s no better city to ring in the new year than the classic, colorful, vibrant, music and art centered capital of Cuba – HAVANA! We’ll be on a legal “people-to-people” tour with our private local guide, complying with all the new requirements for Americans to travel to Cuba.
December 30  (lunch included)
⦁ Our guide will greet us at Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport
⦁ Visit to Revolution Square, the epicenter of political and governmental buildings of the Cuban government, and it is the site where millions listened to speeches given by Fidel Castro.
⦁ Visit to Jose Fuster’s house in the eclectic Jaimanitas neighborhood of Havana and learn about his unique artwork and vision for his all mosaic community
⦁ Visit to a successful workshop rebuilding American classic cars and have an opportunity to tour the facility before enjoying a leisurely tour of Havana in a beautifully remodeled car
⦁ Check into accommodations at a private bed and breakfasts
December 31  (Breakfast and lunch included)
⦁ Walking tour of Old Havana with local expert guide, with stops specified to the interests of group-artists workshops and galleries, thriving private enterprises, or architecture-to name a few options.
⦁ Lunch at a charming private paladar (restaurant) in Old Havana
⦁ Enjoy a rum and cigar tasting, learning how the flavors “marry” together. Learn from a rum sommelier about how the age of the rum will change the flavors and smells of the rum.
⦁ Free time in the afternoon to either wander in Old Havana or explore the modern Havana area
⦁ Special New Year’s Eve Party in Havana with live music!
January 1  (Breakfast and lunch included)
⦁ Participate in a Cuban cooking class at a local paladar. Walk to a nearby organoponico to interact with local farmers and tour their organic farm. Back at the restaurant learn how to cook Cuban specialties such as el ajiaco and ropa vieja
⦁ After lunch, head to Finca Vigia, Ernest Hemingway’s home when he lived in Cuba. Tour the house with a local expert
⦁ Head to Cojimar, a picturesque fishing village that was Hemingway’s inspiration for the Old Man and the Sea
⦁ In the afternoon enjoy time at the beautiful beaches in Eastern Havana
⦁ Enjoy a visit to the historic Hotel Nacional learning about the history of this fascinating hotel, from American Mafia, to heads of State and International Celebrities
January 2 (Breakfast included)
⦁ After breakfast explore more of Havana and/or depart for flights back to the USA
Price per person: $1,800 (double occupancy) for group of 6-15 people
Single supplement: $350
⦁ Experienced local professional tour guide
⦁ Legal travel for Americans compliant
⦁ Meals outlined in the itinerary
⦁ Accommodations outlined in the itinerary in charming private casas particulares
⦁ All entrance fees for activities in itinerary
⦁ Air-conditioned transportation while in Cuba
⦁ Airport transfers to/from Havana airport
Not Included:
⦁ Airfare to/from Cuba and Tourist Visa/Travel card  ($75-$100)
⦁ Travel and medical insurance ($1,000 required Cuba medical insurance is included in flights)
⦁ Meals not specified in itinerary
⦁ Gratuities for guide and driver
⦁ Items of personal nature-laundry, internet, etc.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *