Havana is a sight to behold: crumbling spanish-colonial palacios and vintage cars, men and women rolling cigars in wide-brimmed hats, markets with tropical produce and beautiful flowers, restaurants serving classic dishes and fresh cocktails, the city vibrating with the pulse of art, music, and dance...and the best way to see it is on foot!
Join EEAbroad for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience Havana and run a marathon in one of the world’s most iconic cities. With us, you’ll get off the beaten tourist track and experience the true beauty and magic of La Vida Cubana.
Get introduced to the city on an architectural walking tour of Old Havana. Visit the Museo de la Revolucion and learn the history of Cuba’s famous revolution. Cook up beloved Cuban dishes with a favorite local chef and take a salsa class with professional dancers. 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. Learn about the vital role sports play in Cuban life and culture. You’ll attend a meeting of local sports lovers, learn about US-Cuba relations through the lens of sports, and meet a representative from Cuba’s sports ministry.
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.
Ready to start your adventure? Enroll today!
Dates: November 14-19, 2018
• Run the beautiful Havana marathon, half or full
• Explore Old Havana on a guided architectural tour
• Learn about Cuban sports culture and US-Cuba athletic relations
• Take a salsa lesson with professional dancers
• Cook classic Cuban dishes with a popular local chef
• Tour a classic car co-op and take a ride down the Malecón
6-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.
Marathon registration fee; 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.