Dare to explore the easternmost part of Cuba. A fascinating trip with a complete tour of heritage cities such as Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Holguín, Camagüey, Santa Clara, Trinidad and Cienfuegos, as well as the small towns of Baracoa, Gibara and Sancti Spiritus, combined with beautiful natural environments where you can also appreciate the history of Cuba (Sierra Maestra, Valle de los Ingenios and Cañón del Yumurí) and one of the most paradisiacal beaches on the Atlantic coast of Cuba (Guardalavaca).
CUBA ÚNICA ORIENTAL EN 15 DIAS
|1-2||Santiago de Cuba|
|8||Gibara · Holguin · Camagüey|
|9||Sancti Spiritus · Santa Clara|
TRIP TO EASTERN CUBA 15 DAYS
Arrival in Santiago de Cuba. Private transfer to your accommodation.
Santiago de Cuba has character. Known as the capital of Cuban culture, Santiago seduces you to the beat of trova, son and bolero, and almost all Cuban musical genres were first heard in its rhythmic and bustling streets. In its architecture stands out the castle of San Pedro de la Roca, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and considered the greatest example of European Renaissance engineering in the Caribbean.
CITY TOUR IN SANTIAGO DE CUBA
The tour includes the main places of patrimonial interest, as well as transit through the most popular streets and parks of Santiago de Cuba. Panoramic tour to appreciate the beautiful views of the city and visit emblematic places such as the Castle of San Pedro de la Roca, the Bacardi Museum or the House of Diego Velazquez.
JEEP SAFARI TO SIERRA MAESTRA
Transfer to Villa el Salton, an ideal place in the heart of Sierra Maestra to practice nature tourism. In this experience you will be able to taste a variety of typical fruits of the region, coffee made in the traditional way, visit peasant houses, enjoy a refreshing swim in the waterfall La Corina and visit the Central Command of the Guerrilla Front of the Revolution.
09:00h. Private transfer Santiago de Cuba-Baracoa 236km/4h.
Baracoa, in the province of Guantánamo, treasures unique natural attractions in Cuba that are little explored and little commercialized. It is a destination especially designed for nature and adventure lovers, as well as for those who want to enjoy interesting historical tours without being disturbed by mass tourism.
FROM BARACOA TO THE DUABA RIVER FALLS
A local guide will show you the history of Baracoa, the historical center and the boulevard, to see the Baracoans in their daily life. Afterwards you will take a panoramic tour to enjoy the spectacular views of Baracoa Bay and Miel Bay. Just 30 minutes from downtown you will be able to observe the natural beauty of the Duaba River waterfalls with bathing included in the Charco de la Piña.
CAYUCA RIDE THROUGH YUMURÍ CANYON
An interesting excursion with a stop in the fishing village of Yumurí, a visit to a cocoa plantation to learn about the cultivation process and an impressive tour in cayuca (traditional Baracoan boat) on the Yumurí River to visit the island of Almendras. The tour ends with a seaside buffet at Mangalito Beach.
09:00h. Private transfer Baracoa-Guardalavaca 236km/4h. Free days in resort on all inclusive basis.
BY CATAMARAN TO SATIA KEY NATURAL PARK
Navigation by catamaran with a stop for snorkeling to Cayo Saetía, a small natural park of 42 km² located at the entrance of Nipe Bay, next to the Atlantic Ocean. A fascinating landscape with forests and wide grasslands where exotic animals live freely. Time for beach, jeep and horseback safaris.
09:00h. Private transfer Guardalavaca-Camagüey (275km/4h). Route in 3 phases: Guardalavaca-Gibara (53km/1h), Gibara- Holguín (56km/36min), Holguín-Camagüey (205km/3h).
STOP AT GIBARA
Gibara is a beautiful and captivating small fishing village located on the northern coast of Holguin. The city is known as the Villa Blanca, due to the ancient defensive walls that protected it in colonial times. Its proximity to the sea gives it a charming air.
16:00h. Private transfer Camagüey-Santa Clara (287km/4h). Route in two phases: Camagüey-Sancti Spiritus (192km/3h), Sancti Spiritus-Santa Clara 96km/1,30h.
CITY TOUR CAMAGÜEY
Morning. Tour of the historic center of Camagüey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its narrow, labyrinthine streets, which lead to unexpected hidden corners. A must for lovers of colonial buildings and religious architecture.
16:00h Private transfer Santa Clara-Trinidad (97km / 2h).
PRIVATE CITY TOUR AROUND SANTA CLARA
Santa Clara is the capital of the province of Villa Clara, a multi-cultural city with a lively university atmosphere. It is mainly known for the Ernesto Che Guevara Memorial Museum, where the remains of the Argentine guerrilla fighter and his comrades who fell in the revolutionary deed in Bolivia rest.
Trinidad, in the province of Sancti Spiritus, is one of the best preserved architectural complexes in the country. The multi-colored beauty of this charming city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.
Thanks to its geographical location, it is one of the most complete destinations in Cuba, as it treasures in addition to the beauty of its village, one of the most beautiful beaches in the south of the country (Playa Ancón 11 km away) and interesting nature excursions to Tope Collantes and to the Valley of the old sugar mills.
PRIVATE CITY-TOUR OF TRINIDAD
In the morning, private City walking tour of Trinidad through the main cultural and heritage sites of the historic center. It is worth getting lost in its cobbled streets, with its small squares and churches, its colorful houses with colonial patios.
SUGAR MILLS PRIVATE CAR TRIP
In the afternoon. This valley was one of the largest sugar regions. Today, despite the decline, estates from the neoclassical architecture period such as Manaca-Iznaga are still preserved. It is interesting to visit the ruins of San Isidro de los Destiladeros to learn about the history of slavery and the process of making alcohol from sugar cane.
09.00h Private transfer Trinidad- Havana (365km/25h). Two-phase route: Trinidad-Cienfuegos (83km/1.30h), Cienfuegos-Havana (233km/3h).
Cienfuegos is an attractive port city, known as the Pearl of the South. The city preserves its main attraction in the historic center, declared a World Cultural Heritage Site. Rich in palaces, parks, theaters, churches, and great promenades that extend to the sea, the French influence is evident.
PRIVATE CITY TOUR AROUND CIENFUEGOS
Walking tour around the main places of interest in the historic center and a horse-drawn carriage tour, in the most typical peasant style, through the Bay of Punta Gorda.
Havana is a unique city of contrasts, colors and life that overflows with magic and seduction for any traveler.
Some of its main attractions are the beauty of its historic center (Old Havana has been declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.), as well as its exceptional and eclectic architecture, revolutionary iconography, street art, music and dance in every corner or its wide cultural offer.
In Havana, as in other cities in Cuba, you find people full of humanity and kindness, communicative and happy who move you with their hospitality and example of life.
PRIVATE CITY TOUR COLONIAL HAVANA
Old Havana has been declared by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity and it is worth a walking tour through its restored colonial streets and squares. The tour also includes stops in very chosen places: from historic buildings, to panoramic terraces, with a selection of cafes, art galleries and spots outside the most conventional circuits.
PRIVATE CITY TOUR MODERN HAVANA
Also essential are tours around Centro Habana, Vedado and Miramar, as well as across the bay to the Morro-Cabaña Military Historical Park, to enjoy a sunset with the most spectacular views of the city. The tour includes the possibility of doing part of the journey in an old American car.
The morning will be available for some activities. In the afternoon you will have a private transfer to the airport. Recommended 3 hours in advance.
PRIVATE OLD CAR TOUR OF FUSTERLANDIA
A 15-minute Fifth Avenue tour to reach Jaimanitas, a small coastal town west of Havana, to visit the urban art project known as Fusterlandia.
The price has been calculated for a shared double room and can change depending on the season of the trip, the number of travelers, the number of activities to be carried out, the category of accommodation selected and the euro-dollar exchange rate. The price would decrease considerably downwards from 3 or more people, since significant expenses such as transportation are shared.
- 2 nights in Santiago de Cuba
- 2 nights in Baracoa
- 3 nights in Guardalavaca
- 1 night in Camagüey
- 1 night in Santa Clara
- 2 nights in Trinidad
- 3 nights at Havana
All transfers, including the airport, will be carried out in official taxi with license, with air conditioning in optimal conditions and driver of absolute confidence.
Mobile phone with Cuban line and coordinator of the trip in destination, available 24 hours.
With our best selection of restaurants, paladares and venues.
Proposal of activities to be carried out according to the cultural agenda during the trip dates.
With ample sanitary coverage, Covid-19 and all the nautical and nature activities covered.
Clients should know that Cuba is a very particular destination and transport, activities, accommodation and itineraries may be subject to last minute changes. CubaUnique reserves the right to make the changes that are necessary due to circumstances beyond its control, as long as they guarantee the security and achievement of the planned program. CubaUnique will make every effort to guarantee alternatives of similar characteristics and standards.
- International flights and visas, but we can give you a quotation if you need it.
- Drinks and meals (unless the field trip indicates so)
- Entrance tickets to museums, galleries, and so on