Until the middle of the 20th century, Americans puddle-jumped to Cuba for quick getaways. Now, the door is ajar again. But this time it opens to deep, warm and fun interactions with Cubanos on our one-of-a-kind people-to-people explorations. In the company of expert local guides, you’ll meet a remarkable cross-section of society: school students and cigar-makers, singers and white-magic priests, farmers and chefs. On the streets of Havana, in the scenic Viñales Valley, and in Cienfuegos and Trinidad on the Caribbean shore, every moment is eye-opening. Each of our four itineraries includes meaningful time to explore on your own. And whether you’re snorkeling on the Bay of Pigs or discovering your inner salsa dancer, you’ll get a close-up look at the how’s and why’s of life in Cuba today. Join us now for adventures that National Geographic Traveler included in their 50 Trips of a Lifetime.