Rum, Rhythm & Revolution - 3 stars

Day 1:
Havana. Arrival to Havana's "José Martí" International Airport. Transfer by air-conditioned coach to the selected hotel in Havana's old historical area. Accommodation. Dinner. Leisure time.

Day 2:
Havana. Breakfast at the hotel. Walking tour through the main streets and squares of the historical centre (Plaza de Armas, Plaza de San Francisco de Asís, Plaza Vieja and Plaza de la Catedral). Visit to the workshop-houses of the famous painters Nelson Dominguez, Zaida del Rio, Fabelo, Pedro Pablo, Ernesto Rancaño and Carmen Montilla. Tour on horse carriage in the Historical Centre (Havana's port, fragments of the former city wall, Central Train Station, José Martí's birthplace, National Capitol building and Presidential Palace). Visit to El Gran Teatro de la Habana (Havana's Grand Theatre). Lunch at El Patio. Return to the hotel. Leisure time for the rest of the afternoon. Dinner. Departure to San Carlos de La Cabaña Fortress to visit the weapons museum as well as Ernesto Che Guevara's Commander's Office. Enjoy the legendary Cannon Firing Ceremony at 9:00pm. Return to the hotel. Leisure time.

Day 3:
Havana. Breakfast at the hotel. Visit La Fábrica de Tabacos (Cigar Factory), El Museo del Tabaco (Cigar Museum) and to El Hostal del Fumador (Smoker House or Habano Hotel) meeting with the cigar roller and tasting a Cuban cigar. Lunch at Meson de la Flota. Visit to Havana Club Foundation and its Rum Museum. Tasting of a Havana Club rum drink. Cocktail-making lessons where the barman will show you how to prepare your own Cuban cocktail. Tour along the most famous bars in town and tasting of the house's cocktail in one of them. Return to the hotel. Dinner. Leisure time.

Day 4:
Vinales Valley. Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Pinar del Rio City. Tour through the city with visits to the local cigar factory and rum factory (Guayabita del Pinar). Departure to Viñales Valley (UNESCO's Cultural Heritage Landscape). Drive through the valley with stops at Los Jazmines Hotel View-Point to absorb the beauty of the area and El Indio limestone cave system to take a subterranean boat ride through the river that flows through this system. Lunch in a countryside restaurant. Return to the hotel in Havana. Dinner. Leisure time.

Day 5:
Cienfuegos. Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Cienfuegos City, also known as "La Perla del Sur" (Pearl of the South) and the only city founded in 1819 by French settlers. Visit the main square Jose Marti (National Monument) and the most interesting places and buildings in the city (Teatro Tomas Terry, The Cathedral, Palacio de Valle). Lunch at Club Cienfuegos Yacht Club. Accommodation at "La Unión" boutique hotel. Dinner. Visit to the Night Centre Benny More with welcome cocktail and live Cuban music performed by a local band.

Day 6:
Trinidad. Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Villa de La Santísima Trinidad founded by Don Diego Velázquez in 1514 and declared cultural world heritage by UNESCO. Tour around the historical centre of the city: Museo Romántico (Romantic Museum), La Canchánchara (name due to the unique drink they make), Museo Palacio de Cantero (Cantero Palace Museum), Casa del Alfarero (Pottery House). Lunch in Don Antonio Restaurant. Visit to El Mirador del Valle de los Ingenios (Sugar Mills Valley View-Point) and Torre de Iznaga (Iznaga Tower). Return to the hotel in Cienfuegos. Dinner. Leisure time.

Day 7:
Varadero - Havana. Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Varadero. Panoramic tour through Península de Hicacos. Lunch at Esquina Cuba Restaurant. Option 1: Extend your stay on beautiful Varadero Beach at one of our preferred hotels. Option 2: Transfer to your selected accommodation in Old Havana.

Day 8:
Havana Or last day in Havana. Breakfast at the hotel. Leisure time. Transfer Out: Hotel-"José Martí" Havana's International Airport.

  • Tour can commence any day to suit your arrival into Havana.
  • From $1690 per person twin share.
  • Accommodation in Havana based on any of the hotels below.
  • Hotel Raquel
  • Hotel O'Farrill
  • Hotel Florida
  • Hotel Telegrafo
  • Hotel Ambos Mundos

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