Cuba on a Shoestring

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Cuba on a Shoestring

City, countryside and dazzling Caribbean coast – take an eight-day adventure straight to the heart of Cuba. Set off from the charming capital of Havana, where old-time American cars, wafts of cigar smoke and laidback vibes permeate the streets. Experience the small-village vibes of Vinales and the colonial charisma of Trinidad, and immerse yourself with the history, music and mojitos of a country caught in a bygone era. With plenty of time to swim, snorkel, cycle and hike, this adventure combines Cuba’s old-world charm with some seriously scenic vistas in a jam-packed itinerary.

Activities
  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Havana - Leader-led walking tour of Old Havana
  • Vinales - Leader-led orientation walk
  • Leader-led Informal Spanish Lesson
  • Bay of Pigs - Coastal swim stop
  • Trinidad - Leader-led orientation walk
  • Trinidad - Rum Tasting in a Local Bar
  • Santa Clara - Che Guevara Mausoleum and Museum (entrance fee)
  • Santa Clara - Leader-led Orientation Walk
Highlights
  • Be intrigued by the colourful streets and eclectic history of Cuba's capital as your knowledgeable local leader takes you on a casual walking tour of Old Havana.
  • Venture to Cuba’s charming countryside as you hit rural Vinales. With plenty of time to explore at your own pace, you can check out tobacco plantations, explore hidden caves and tackle the dirt roads by bicycle.
  • Wander the cobblestone streets alongside cowboys and farmers in Trinidad, passing by some of the best-preserved colonial buildings in Cuba. Plus, you’ll take part in a rum tasting – muy bueno!
  • Master the lingo with a leader-led informal Spanish lesson. Learning your ‘hola’ from ‘hasta luego’, you’ll be testing your newfound skills with the locals over a cerveza (beer) in no time.
  • Pay your respects at the mausoleum of Che Guevara and receive a fascinating insight into the rise and fall of the charismatic and highly celebrated Cuban revolutionary.
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
About Intrepid Travel
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We get it – travel’s a big decision. It’s not every day you fly across the world to wander the souks of Marrakech or enjoy a dreamy Angkor sunrise. But for us, it’s been our everyday for the past three decades (whew, we’re old). Let’s just say we know what travellers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on Google. And of course, an authentic real life experience.

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Dec 24, 2022 through
Dec 31, 2022
Dec 20, 2022 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$812.00 (USD)
Per Person
6994578
Dec 10, 2022 through
Dec 17, 2022
Dec 6, 2022 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$852.00 (USD)
Per Person
6747840
Dec 31, 2022 through
Jan 07, 2023
Dec 27, 2022 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$936.00 (USD)
Per Person
7336792
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Havana
2 Vinales
3 Vinales
4 Bay of Pigs / Trinidad
5 Trinidad
6 Santa Clara
7 Havana
8 Havana
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.