Travel to Cuba - Tour 90 Miles Weekend
Discover the ebullient Havana in this 4 days trip. Meet members of the Classic Car Club of Cuba, walk in Old Havana UNESCO World Heritage Site, learn about the live of Ernest Hemingway in Cuba and enjoy a delicious "ropa vieja" in one of the best restaurants in the city.
Direct flight Miami to Havana - American Airlines
Departure: Thursday, 7:30AM or 9:30AM - Flight Duration: 1 Hour
CHECK IN- 6:00AM or 7:30AM at DOOR 7 - Concourse D
Direct flight Havana to Miami - American Airlines
Return: Sunday, 2PM or 3PM - Flight Duration: 1 hour
CHECK IN - 12 Noon or 1PM - Depart from Hotel at 11AM or at noon
REMEMBER THIS SCHEDULE COULD CHANGE BY THE American Airlines
Please do not book your domestic flights before you receive the final flight schedule from us.
THE TOUR AT A GLANCE
|Departure||Every Thursday from Miami (MIA)|
|Style||History & Culture Tour. Group of 18 travelers or less. Full time dedicated staff: 1 Tour Director, 1 Guide, 1 Driver|
DAY 1 Hola, bienvenido a Cuba! We will arrive in the morning. Meet our guide at the airport and visit "Finca Vigia" the home where Hemingway lived in Cuba. Lunch at Paladar Divino. Check in at Hotel in the neighborhood of El Vedado. Welcome cocktail and meeting with our guide that will explain the program for our trip. Time to rest, money exchange... Dinner will be served at 7PM at paladar "Cañonazo". We need to move quickly because the canon blast ceremony is scheduled for 9PM. After the ceremony we will attend a presentation by our guide about the Colonial history related to pirates and buccaneers. We will have opportunities to take some pictures and to have informal chats with those young men who run the ceremony while serving their military duties.
OPTIONAL: Returning our hotel we will pass by the Nacional Hotel. You may stay there and enjoy the live music at the Patio in front of the Malecon Habanero.
DAY 2 - This morning we will walk through Old Havana in a guided tour for appreciation of the colonial buildings in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Central Park, Obispo Street, Cathedral Square, the Old and Saint Francis Abbey and a book market are among the spots we will visit. After a short walk through cobblestone streets in Old Havana, lunch will be served at “Habana 54". After lunch, complete the Old Havana tour visiting the Cuban Association of Artisans. Bargain and buy artworks from authentic Cuban painters. On the way back to the hotel we will visit an orphanage in Miramar where about 15 children between 5 and 18 years old have a home. Return to the hotel for rest. Dinner on your own ($). (Recommended WOW! or Cuba Pasion restaurants, located just few steps from the hotel)
OPTIONAL: If your batteries are still charged you can go to Cabaret Parissien at Nacional Hotel, great music, great show.
DAY 3 - After breakfast at the hotel we will meet self employed taxi drivers who run their businesses in old cars such as Chevy, Chrysler, Oldsmobile, all of them built in U.S. before the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Ride those cars to visit Art Studio of Jose Fuster. He is well known for his work converting a poor fishermen village into an open art gallery. Lunch at "Living Havana", enjoy the real SANDWICH CUBANO. After lunch we will visit Museum of Yoruba. Explore the roots of the Afrocuban religion, a mix of art, music and tradition. We will attend a live music and dance show with Cuban Orishas. Return to the hotel for rest and leisure. Farewell dinner will be served at Paladar Rejoneo.
DAY 4 - Early breakfast and a farewell to our friends in Havana. The flight from Havana to Miami are awaiting for us! Bye bye Havana.
Activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only. Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure. Please be advised that activities may be changed according to availability.