Havana, the island’s iconic capital city. Walk the streets of Old Havana with a guide and learn about the city’s famous spanish-colonial architecture. Visit the studios of Cuba’s up-and-coming artists, and learn about the island’s thriving art scene. Cook up beloved Cuban dishes with a favorite local chef and enjoy the city’s top restaurants. Take a salsa class and explore Havana’s nightlife. Tour a classic car co-op to learn how the island’s mechanics keep those old-school cars running...and take a ride down the Malecon in a vintage convertible.
While we love Havana, there’s so much else to discover! We’ll travel to the beautiful preserved colonial cities of Cienfuegos and Trinidad, and step back into Cuba’s past. Walk the cobblestone streets and see the vibrant colors of centuries-old homes, monuments, and markets. Visit artist studios and historical sites, and learn about the fusion of Afro-Cuban traditions that shaped the soul of the region. This area also offers stunning natural vistas: from white beaches to lush mountains, you’ll have the chance to choose your adventure.
Logistics? We’ll take care of every detail, so you can focus on taking it all in. With years of experience leading travelers across the island, we ensure that every journey is an extraordinary one.
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Dates: November 19-25, 2018
• Take a salsa lesson with professional dancers
• Cook classic Cuban dishes with a popular local chef
• Explore the architecture and sights of Cuba’s best preserved colonial cities
• Learn about the region’s Afro-Cuban roots, identity, and artistic heritage
• Take a guided nature hike in the mountains or enjoy anat the beach
• Visit an artist’s studio and learn about the rich artistic history of the area
• Tour a classic car co-op, meet the mechanics and take a ride down the Malecón
7-Day Itinerary at a glance
In Havana, you’ll stay in a beautiful newly restored Republican colonial-style guest house with modern artistic touches. Each room includes a private bath, A/C, TV, wi-fi access, minibars, and new furniture, it’s the perfect home away from home. Located in the heart of Old Havana, a central location and an easy walk to the city’s key sights.
All accommodations are based on double room occupancy. Single rooms are available at an additional cost of $350.
Breakfast and accommodations at centrally-located guesthouses; meals as indicated in the itinerary; excursions and transfers; Cuban entry visa; relevant museum and park entrance fees; services of local guides; accommodation taxes, the applicable Tourism Levies and all relevant Value Added Tax (VAT) or Government Sales Tax (GST); staff gratuities; full-time support of EEAbroad Trip Leader, local translator, and driver; 24/7 emergency support of EEAbroad Country Director.