Introduction
Traveling in Cuba will change the way your family sees—and lives in—the world. In just seven days, you trace 500 years of momentous history, have person-to-person interactions with everyday Cubans, and experience the country in exciting and unexpected ways. There’s 16th century Trinidad, where you see the relics of colonialism, slavery and the sugar trade and go for a rainforest walk to a family-owned coffee plantation. A local guides you through the pastel Caribbean streetscape of Cienfuegos, founded by immigrants from France and Louisiana in the 1800s. On the Bay of Pigs, you return to the mid-century Revolution and the perils of the Cold War (and snorkel in the warm waters over an amazing coral reef). And all of those centuries compete for attention in Havana where you cruise in restored 1950s tail-finned cars, shop in a local market, meet cigar-rollers and dancers, visit the home of Ernest Hemingway, and more. Beginning to end, you will all see and share moments that spark your curiosity and alter your perceptions.

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Itinerary at a glance
DAYS 1-4 - HAVANA AND THE BAY OF PIGS
For a real-life look at everyday Cuban life, chat with the locals as they shop farmers’ stalls at an organic market. You’ll be welcomed into a traditional cigar-making factory where a friend who is an aficionado fills you in on the role of the trade in Cuban life. Explore Cuba-U.S. history with a former Cuban diplomat. Meet the husband-and-wife team whose independent small business specializes in restoring classic cars. Then their craftsmen take you for a tail-finned spin through the streets of Havana. You also have chances to chat with a photojournalist who documented Castro’s life and cook in a chef’s private home followed by lunch in the family dining room. Your time in Havana is capped with a visit to Finca Vigia, Ernest Hemingway’s Cuban home.

En route to Trinidad, you’ll stop at the Bay of Pigs for a chance to snorkel on the pristine coral reef that saw the failed 1961 invasion; a naturalist will introduce you to the rich habitat of the Zapata peninsula.

DAYS 5-7 - TRINIDAD AND CIENFUEGOS
In the Valley of the Sugar Mills, meander amid the ruins of 19th-century sugar plantations. A local leads you on a visit of 500-year-old Trinidad, and you'll get a rumba lesson at a private dance studio. In the Escambray Mountains near Trinidad, the next generation of a family of coffee-growers welcomes you to their plantation to see how coffee is grown and processed and to share a tasting with you.

On your final morning, join a local historian for a personal look at Cienfuegos, the pastel city known as the “Pearl of the South.” Late afternoon, you will reach Havana for your homebound flight.
Picture yourself...
  • Cruising Havana in classic 1950's cars
  • Snorkeling over a pristine reef in the Bay of Pigs
  • Exploring 19th-century sugar and coffee plantations
Cuba for Families
Family
7 Days / 6 Nights
Starting Point: Havana, Cuba - 10:00am - Lobby of first night's accommodation

Ending Point: Havana, Cuba - 4:00pm - José Martí Airport


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Cuba for Families
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Tour Dates & Prices
Tour prices are per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement is only applicable if you are traveling solo and/or have a room to yourself.
TOUR DATES
TOUR PRICES
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
March 8-14, 2020$4695.00$695.00
March 22-28, 2020$4695.00$695.00
May 17-23, 2020$4695.00$695.00
June 21-27, 2020$4695.00$695.00
November 15-21, 2020$4695.00$695.00
December 13-19, 2020$4695.00$695.00
Dec 27, 2020-Jan 2, 2021$4995.00$695.00
March 7-13, 2021$4795.00$695.00
March 14-20, 2021$4795.00$695.00
March 21-27, 2021$4795.00$695.00
May 16-22, 2021$4795.00$695.00
June 20-26, 2021$4795.00$695.00
November 14-20, 2021$4795.00$695.00
December 12-18, 2021$4795.00$695.00
Dec 27, 2021-Jan 2, 2022$5095.00$695.00


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Visa Information
Visas can be purchased at the ticket counter of whichever airport your Havana-bound flight departs from. They are usually around $100 depending on which airline you book.
What's Included
  • Accommodations for 7 days and 6 nights
  • Full time experienced guide(s) who are with you throughout the trip, handle behind-the-scenes logistics and are there to help with anything from haggling for a rug to buying a tube of toothpaste
  • Support vehicle(s)
  • Admissions to tastings, historic sites and other scheduled events as noted in the detailed daily itinerary.
  • Gratuities for hotels, meals and baggage
  • Trip literature
  • All land transportation during the trip
• 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 4 dinners
• Full-time experienced guide(s) who are with you throughout the trip and handle behind-the-scenes logistics
• Admissions to tastings, historic sites and other scheduled events as noted in the detailed daily itinerary
• Gratuities for hotels, meals, and baggage
• All land transportation during the trip
Above & Beyond Benefits
  • Invisible Check-In
    When your group arrives, we whisk you and your bags to your room immediately. No waiting – no tipping.
  • Privileged Access Events
    One-of-a-kind access to remarkable people, places and activities arranged just for you.
Cuba for Families
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7 Days / 6 Nights
Cuba’s climate is “semi-subtropical”, which means it is warm all year with relatively small seasonal variations. To take advantage of that fact—and to offer you the most flexibility to participate in our program—Classic Journeys schedules departures in many months of the year. From November to April, which is the dry season, daytime temperatures average 78-85 degrees. The rainy season extends from May through October. At the peak of summer in August, temperatures climb into the 90s. The official hurricane season runs from June through early November, though hurricanes are more likely to occur from August through early October.


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Your trip is free when you organize a Classic Journeys trip with 10 or more travelers (including you).
 
 
Accommodations
La Reserva

In the heart of the vibrant El Vedado, this exquisitely renovated colonial mansion has luxury rooms, a tropical garden with bar, and an in-house art gallery featuring contemporary Cuban artists.

La Casona

A colonial ranch on the edge of Santa Rosa Valley, La Casona's terraced rooms are decorated with local art. The large garden and yard look out on the ruins of a colonial fort.

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7 Days / 6 Nights


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