Immerse yourself in Cuban culture, exploring its architecture, agriculture, arts and dining during intimate, unscripted experiences with locals
Ride in a gloriously restored “Yank Tank” en route to a local paladar (family-run Cuban restaurant)
Discover the historic Habana Vieja neighborhood — a UNESCO World Heritage Site — learning about restoration efforts alongside a resident architect
Visit the fishing village and home of Nobel-Prizewinning author Ernest Hemingway, where he wrote several timeless works
Join a local historian for an educational walk through colonial Trinidad, one of the oldest European settlements in Cuba
Learn firsthand how tobacco leaves are fermented and selected during a visit to a local tobacco farm
Witness intimate, live musical performances in Cienfuegos and Trinidad, followed by one-on-one encounters with the artists.
INCLUDED WITH THIS CONNECTIONS CUBA BOUTIQUE GROUP JOURNEY
- Hand-Selected Boutique Accommodations
- English-Speaking Program Director and Local Guides
- Internet Access (Where Available)
- Airport Meet and Greet with Transfers
- Full Breakfast Daily; Select Lunches and Dinners
- Entrance Fees, Taxes and All Gratuities Except Program Director
- 24/7 A&K On-Call Support
- Guaranteed Departures with Just Two Guests
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|Day 1||Arrive Havana, Cuba||Meliá Cohiba||Dinner||
Arrive Havana, Cuba:
Arrive at Jos� Martí International Airport, where you complete immigration and customs formalities and transfer to your hotel. Meet your Program Director and fellow guests during a special welcome reception and dinner at…
|Day 2||Havana, Cuba||Meliá Cohiba||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner||
After breakfast at your hotel, visit the 18th-century Morro Castle, a hilltop fortress guarding the entrance to Havana Bay. Explore the fascinating Habana Vieja (Old Havana) neighborhood – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – strolling…
|Day 3||Havana, Cuba||Meliá Cohiba||Breakfast, Lunch||
Travel through the Cuban countryside to Vinales in Pinar del Rio, pausing en route at Los Jazmines Hotel for panoramic vistas of the Viñales Valley. Upon arriving at Benito Camejo’s tobacco farm, its farmer shares firsthand…
|Day 4||Havana, Cuba||Meliá Cohiba||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner||
Visit Ernest Hemingway’s former home – Finca La Vigia (“lookout house”) – situated in Havana’s San Francisco de Paula neighborhood. As a specialist shares immersive insight, picture the author’s life during the more than 20…
|Day 5||Cienfuegos, Cuba||Iberostar Grand Hotel Trinidad||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner||
Travel to Cienfuegos, the aptly named “Pearl of the South.” Upon arrival, take an informative, guided walking tour of the scenic town, perhaps seeing a Cuban CUC store and pharmacy en route. Following lunch at a paladar…
|Day 6||Trinidad, Cuba||Iberostar Grand Hotel Trinidad||Breakfast, Lunch||
Take a guided walking tour of historic Trinidad, a 19th-century colonial gem and UNESCO World Heritage Site that’s all-but frozen in time. Stroll the cobblestone streets, seeing the soaring cathedral and elegant Plaza Mayor…
|Day 7||Trinidad, Cuba||Meliá San Carlos||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner||
Depart Trinidad and return to Cienfuegos, where you meet with teachers and students at the Benny Mor� Art School, named in honor of the famous Cuban musician. At Cienfuegos Graphic Workshop, meet young experts who…
|Day 8||DEPART SANTA CLARA||None||Breakfast||
Depart Santa Clara:
After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Santa Clara Airport in Santa Clara, where you board your homebound flight.
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