Cuba Complete 11nts fr £1,695

 Direct flights London Gatwick – Havana, Virgin Atlantic included.

 

A tailor made option including Havana, Las Terrazas, Vinales, Soroa, Guama, Bay of Pigs, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Santa Clara, Varadero and more. 

 

Regional daily departures via Paris or Amsterdam to Havana available with Air France or KLM.

Cuba multi centre tailor made holidays 2018.

Immerse yourself in this fully comprehensive tailor made trip, visiting the most scenic and interesting places in Cuba in a stress free way travelling with an English speaking guide. CUBA COMPLETE will allow you to see and experience more than just Havana and Varadero, travelling East to West combining private with shared transfers in a clever way. You will also be spending plenty of time at some of the best beaches in Cuba.

Trip Highlights: HavanaLas TerrazasSan Juan RiverVinales ValleySoroa WaterfallsGuamaBay of PigsCueva de los PecesCienfuegosEscambray MountainsTopes de Collantes National ParkSanta ClaraVaradero.

 

 

 YEAR 2018 Adult price from
   
March- April £1,875
May £1,745
June £1,795
July – 22August £1,895
23Aug – September £1,695
Oct – November £1,695
December £1,695

* Fly Virgin Atlantic London Gatwick to Havana on Mondays & Thursdays * 
* Easter 2018, Half Term October and Christmas: flight supplements apply *

Contact us on sales@allabouttailormadetravel.com or call 0208 469 0516 for a quotation.

PRICE INCLUDES

FLIGHTS

  • Direct return flights London Gatwick – Havana, Virgin Atlantic, economy seats.
  • Upgrade to Premium Economy and Upper Class available on request.

ACCOMMODATION

    • 4 nights in a standard room with private bathroom on Bed and Breakfast basis at Casa Flamboyan, Havana *
    • 2 nights in a Tropical room with Valley views on Bed and Breakfast basis at Los Jazmines Hotel, Vinales Valley.
    • 3 nights in a standard room on All Inclusive basis at the four star Blau Varadero, Varadero ( Adults only Resort ).

      *_Upgrade to Mercure Sevilla Hotel or Hotel Nacional de Cuba from £50 extra per person per night. Upgrade to a luxury guest house in Old Havana from £30 extra per person per night.

TRANSFERS

    • Private transfer Havana airport – Havana hotel ( +/- 25 minutes ).
    • Sightseeing transfer Havana hotel – Vinales hotel (see full details below).
    • Sightseeing transfer Vinales hotel – Trinidad hotel (see full details below).
    • Sightseeing transfer Trinidad hotel – Varadero hotel (see full details below).
    • Shared transfer Varadero hotel – Havana airport (+/- 3 hours).

OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED

    • ATOL Certificate, issued at time of booking for your financial protection.
    • Meet and greet at Havana airport on arrival.
    • Havana airport departure tax.
    • Day 3. Entrance fee to Las Terrazas National Reserve. Guide tour. Welcome cocktail at Las Terrazas.
    • Day 6. Boat ride to Guama’s Indian Taino village, entrance to Crocodile Sanctuary at La Boca Pier, lunch at local restaurant in Playa Larga. Walking tour of Cienfuegos.
    • Day 8. Entrance to the Art Museum and Casa Café (coffee excluded), Che Guevara Museum and Mausoleum and “Tren Blindado” in Santa Clara. Lunch in Santa Clara also included.

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • Travel insurance, compulsory for entry in Cuba. 
  • Cuban Visas: £15 per person. Please ensure your passports are valid at least six months after your return date from Cuba.

CUBA COMPLETE ROUTE MAP

CUBA COMPLETE ITINERARY DESCRIPTION.

Havana-Malecon

Havana’s lighthouse

Day 1 – Welcome to Havana!

Day flight from Gatwick to Havana with Virgin Atlantic.

On arrival at Havana’s Jose Marti International airport, you will be met by our local representatives who will assist you with your private transfer to your chosen hotel in Havana.

3 nights in a standard room on Bed and Breakfast basis at Casa Flamboyan, Havana.

Days 2 / 3 – All About Havana.

Two full days at leisure in Havana.

Day 4 – Havana – Las Terrazas – Coffee Plantation – Vinales Valley.

Local farmer Cuba

Welcome to Pinar del Rio Province

8am. After breakfast, leave Havana behind and you will be heading towards Vinales Valley via Miramar, an exclusive part of Havana where most embassies are located.

Your first stop will be at Las Terrazas, a friendly and rural village located one and a half hours away from Havana. You will have a short introduction and then a visit to a tobacco farm where you will learn about tobacco growing and slaves in Cuba back in the old days. After, you will have some free time in the village of Las Terrazas with the possibility to do zip lining at a small fee.

Your journey will continue to Vinales Valley, where your estimated arrival time will be in the early afternoon.

Two nights in a Tropical room with Valley views on Bed and Breakfast basis at Los Jazmines Hotel, Vinales Valley.

Day 5 – All About Vinales Valley.

Full day free at leisure to relax and absorb the natural beauty of the area.  Daily optional excursions from Vinales include horse riding through the most scenic Valley in Cuba or a day trip to nearby Cayo Levisa Island.

Day 6 – Vinales – Soroa Waterfalls – Sierra del Rosario Mountains – Zapata National Park – Guama Indian Reserve – Bay of Pigs – Cueva de los Peces – Cienfuegos – Trinidad.

Soroa

Soroa Waterfalls

7.30am. Early morning departure from your hotel in Vinales.

Enjoy the scenic drive through the valley and admire rural Cuba and its sugar plantations and tobacco fields.

You will be stopping at Guama in the Zapata Peninsula and here you will enjoy the first guided visit of the day. Your transfer vehicle will be stopping at La Boca Pier and from this point you will embark a speed boat that will take you though the canals and mangroves ending at Treasure Lake ( also known as “Laguna del Tesoro”). At the other side of Treasure Lake you will find a replica of a Taino Indian Village and your guide will explain the history of this part of Cuba and when the Taino Indians lived here on the 12th Century.

Guama Lodge bungalow Bay of Pigs

Guama in Bay of Pigs

There’s also a crocodile sanctuary in the area that you will be visiting.

Next stop: Bay of Pigs, place where Fidel Castro, Ernesto Che Guevara and their revolutionaries won their battle against the CIA invasion. You will be visiting the Museum where you will learn about one of the biggest victories of the 1960’s in Cuba’s history.

Cueva de los Peces is another place included in today’s sightseeing transfer. This is a natural pool formed by rocks by the shore, in Bay of Pigs. You can enjoy an afternoon swim and some relaxation time. Please keen your swimming costume and towel handy!

Cienfuegos is next on the list on this day full of travel experiences in Cuba! Cienfuegos is also known as “The Pearl of the South” and this is a beautiful Cuban city with glorious colonial architecture and a stunning bay. You will have a guided tour and explore on foot the old pebbled streets around Cienfuegos city centre, before terminating at your final destination of the day, Trinidad.

Two nights accommodation in a double room on B&B basis at Casa Buri y Nesti, Trinidad Old Town.

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All About Trinidad, Sancti Spiritus

Day 7 – All About Trinidad.

Spend a full day enjoying Trinidad, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 8 – Trinidad – Topes de Collantes – Escambray Mountains – Santa Clara – Varadero.

8am departure from Trinidad. Today you will be driven along the Escambray Mountains, enjoying the mountains and valleys of this part of Cuba, considered as one of the main scenic drives in the country. There will be a stop at a scenic point where you can take pictures of Trinidad and the sea in the background. You will be driving pass lots of small villages until getting to the Contemporary Art Museum where we have organised a short visit. There are over 800 paintings from Cuba’s most popular artists.

Then, Casa Del Cafe will be hosting you for a coffee stop. You will learn about Cuba and its coffee and of course, Cuban Rum too! The journey will take you further inland passing by more local villages and mountains until arriving in Santa Clara, a city where you will feel you are the only tourist in town!

Here you will be visiting “Tren Blindado” which is the train that got attacked by Che Guevara, major turning point in Cuban Revolution and also, a visit to Che’s Museum and Mausoleum, a place dedicated to Ernesto Che Guevara’s life in Cuba and his resting place…

Today’s road trip will terminate at your hotel in Varadero in the early evening hours, before dinner time…

Three nights accommodation in a standard room on All Inclusive basis at the four star Blau Varadero, Varadero beach.

Days 9 / 10 – All About Varadero.

Relax and enjoy two days at one of the best beaches in Cuba!

Day 11 – Last day.

Morning free at leisure on the beach. After lunch, your shared transfer will take you back to Havana airport.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT CUBA COMPLETE:

The above itinerary is based on a Monday departure from London Gatwick, flying direct to Havana with Virgin Atlantic. If you were departing on a Thursday, you would then be spending a total of 1 nights in Cuba and we could perhaps add an extra night in Vinales Valley, at Hotel Los Jazmines, allowing you one extra day that perhaps you could use to visit the stunning Cayo Levisa Island. Full day excursions to Cayo Levisa Island take place daily from Hotel Los Jazmines, for approximately £35 per person for the full day excursion, including all transfers and lunch as well!

Please note this is only a suggested itinerary and the number of nights on each location can be adjusted to your requirements. We can also upgrade your accommodation to alternative accommodation if you wished?

       

 

 

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