Cuban Highlights Holiday

Cuban Highlights Holiday

This is an exclusive 11 day tour for the more discerning premium traveller. It is an opportunity to experience the island’s highlights, staying at quality hotels and with your own personal driver and tour guide service to make this a holiday to remember. If you are looking for something a little different, we can always adapt this tour to suit your needs. There are so many options to choose from in Cuba, that we are sure to find exactly the right itinerary and accommodation to suit you.

ACTIVITIES

  • Culture

  • Beach

  • Photography

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1
Your Virgin flight from London will arrive in Havana that same afternoon, where you will be met by your tour guide and escorted to your hotel in the Old City.
Accommodation at Hotel Sevilla or similar
Tour guide/driver service

Day 2
You will be met at your hotel after breakfast for a guided tour of Havana, which will include a transfer through the colonial part of the city by horse-drawn carriage, a visit to a famous cigar factory and a walking tour of the main sights of the old town with visits to a few of Ernest Hemingway’s favourite haunts. Lunch will be at La Bodeguita del Medio restaurant, which was Hemingway’s favourite, followed in the afternoon by a panoramic city tour of modern Havana in a classic American car with stops at the Revolutionary Square, the University of Havana and the Malecon Seafront Avenue.
Accommodation at Hotel Sevilla or similar
Tour guide/driver service
B/L

Day 3
This is a free day to further explore the city and perhaps take in some nightlife.
Accommodation at Hotel Sevilla or similar
B

Day 4
Your tour proceeds on from Havana south to the magical city of Trinidad, which has been relatively unchanged since Spanish colonial times. The journey will take you via the French-influenced port of Cienfuegos, like Havana and Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will stop for a short city tour and lunch at a local restaurant. There will be a further stop at the wonderful Botanical Gardens should you wish, before continuing on to Trinidad.
Accommodation at Hotel Iberostar Grand Trinidad
Tour guide/driver service
B/L

Day 5
Today you will have the opportunity to experience something of the beautiful Cuban countryside with a day trip to the Parque Natural Topes de Collantes, a beautiful forested hilly area containing many species of flora and fauna, rivers and waterfalls. If you like, you may walk the forest trails, horse ride or visit local farms.
Accommodation at Hotel Iberostar Grand Trinidad
Tour guide/driver service
B/L

Day 6
A short guided tour of the lovely historic city of Trinidad, with its cobbled streets plied by horseback riders and multi-coloured pastel shaded houses.
Accommodation at Hotel Iberostar Grand Trinidad
Tour guide/driver service
B

Day 7
After leaving Trinidad, you will travel on to Santa Clara to visit the Che Guevara Museum, memorial and armoured train and to have lunch at a local restaurant. Then continue on to your stunning all-inclusive beach resort on the unspoiled Cayo Ensenachos on the north coast. The resort is set in an area of great natural beauty and boasts two of the most beautiful secluded beaches in the whole of Cuba with powder white sands and shallow turquoise tranquil waters.
Accommodation at Royal Hideaway Resort Hotel
Tour guide/driver service
B/L/D

Day 8
Day at leisure at your resort.
Accommodation at Royal Hideaway Resort Hotel
B/L/D

Day 9
Day at leisure at your resort.
Accommodation at Royal Hideaway Resort Hotel
B/L/D

Day 10
Final transfer back to Havana and check in to your hotel for your last night in Cuba.
Accommodation at Hotel Sevilla or similar
Tour guide/driver service
B/L

Day 11
You will have most of the day at leisure in Havana to take in anything missed initially and perhaps do some shopping, before being transferred to the airport for your evening Virgin flight back to London.
B

Day 12
Arrive back in UK.