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Day 1:  Arrive Havana  [D]

Upon arrival in Havana, meet your Cuban guide who will provide local history and knowledge throughout the program. Drive by the Capitolio, the Malecón – Havana’s seafront promenade, U.S. Embassy, La Rampa, and Havana University. Explore the Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, also known as "La Cabana" or “El Morro”. This fortress protected the mouth of the Havana harbor in its day and offers unique views over Havana ­ideal for gaining a better understanding of the city's layout. Check-in your hotel. Tonight meet your fellow travelers and tour guide for a briefing and welcome dinner. Overnight in Havana.

Day 2: Habana Vieja, Cuban Business, Community Arts [B,L,D]

We discover a local Farmer's Market, to understand the cost of living and interact with local vendors. Then set out on exploration of Old Havana. Begin at the Plaza de Armas, the oldest part of the city. See the Greek Roman ‘El Templete' site of the first Mass and town  council meeting in 1519. Enjoy a performance by contemporary dance company Danza Combinatoria (another company may be substituted if they are on tour). Boxed lunch with the performance group, a unique opportunity to have one on one conversations.

In the afternoon, visit the offices of a local business, learn about the details of doing business in Cuba. Engage in a discussion on the changing economics of Cuba with an expert. Enjoy the panoramic views overlooking all of Havana from the office’s advantageous location.

Tonight, enjoy homemade cooking prepared by the members of a neighborhood arts center and learn the story of the center’s unique construction. Later,  interact with locals at the neighborhood community arts center and enjoy their music and dance party. Overnight in Havana.

Day 3: History of Cuban Music and Arts  [B,D]

After breakfast at our hotel, a  lecture by a musicologist takes you on a journey through the history of Cuban music. Explore the Fine Arts Museum of Havana with your Cuban Study Leader. Cuban art is renowned worldwide. Delve into the stories that each work of art relates and the statement on politics, culture and society that each artist conveys.
Lunch will be on your own. After lunch,  continue your guided exploration of Old Havana including stops at Plaza San Francisco and Plaza Vieja. Overnight in Havana.

Day 4: The Vinales Valley [B,L]

Set out early and head west to the province of Pinar del Rio, to the famed Vinales Valley, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. The valley boasts Cuba’s most strikingly beautiful landscapes, with anomalous Karst formations rising from the valley floor, unlike any other region of the island. Meet a farmer and learn why the best tobacco is found here.Enjoy a home ­cooked meal prepared with the produce of their organic farm.
In the afternoon we will stroll the main square of the small village of Vinales before returning to Havana. Overnight in Havana.

Day 5: Discover Matanzas, Afro-Cuban Dance, Organic Farmer  [B,L,D]

Depart Havana by private motor coach for the drive to Varadero. En route, stop in Matanzas for a People-to-People Connection with a dance company that preserves Afro­Cuban culture and the traditions of Santeria. Continue to an organic farm which is the home and ceramics workshop of a couple whose unique vision is expressed through both their agricultural and artistic creativity.
After lunch at a local Paladar, continue on to Varadero Beach. Dinner and overnight in Varadero.

Day 6: Cuban Dance: Danzon  [B,L,D]

After breakfast, another People-to-­People Connection: Meet a group of vivacious seniors who share their enjoyment of Danzon, the most traditional dance of Cuba with you.  Learn how to dance the Salsa, the most popular of Cuban dances, in a fun and energetic dance lesson.
Return to our hotel in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at our hotel in Varadero.

Day 7: Hemingway's House in Cuba  [B,L,D]

Departure from the hotel in Varadero and drive to the outskirts of Havana to Finca La Vigia, the Hemingway Farm. This beautiful property hosts the house where the Nobel Prize ­winning author lived with his third wife Mary for over 30 years. Look into the open windows and doors to see the home in perfect condition with Hemingway’s personal belongings as he left them. Walk the grounds to see his private writing studio, swimming pool, and beloved fishing boat, Pilar. The boat is featured in his novel "Islands in the Stream."
Lunch will be served at a Paladar on Havana. Afternoon arrival at our hotel. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner. Overnight in Havana.

Day 8: Departure from Havana  [B]

Breakfast in the hotel. Departure to Havana Airport for return.

During this time of unprecedented uncertainty caused by COVID19, many hotels and service suppliers in many regions are closed.
Hence, it is hard for everyone to get the exact pricing from suppliers, therefore; Flo Tours reserves the right to make price adjustments which might be be reflected to our guests as minor incremental or decremental prices than the following prices given in tables for 2022-2023-2024

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Jan 5- Jan 12 $3,565 $580 BOOK NOW
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Nov 5 - Nov 12 $3,865 $680 BOOK NOW
Dec 5 - Dec 12 $3,865 $680 BOOK NOW
  • Accommodation at the Hotel Meliá Cohiba, 5 Nights
  • Accommodation All-inclusive at the Hotel Meliá Varadero, 2 Nights
  • Daily breakfast
  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • 6 Lunches
  • 5 Dinners
  • Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana
  • Briefing
  • Contemporary dance company Danza Combinatoria
  • Boxed lunch for the acting group.
  • Discussion on the changing economics of Cuba with an expert
  • Enjoy homemade cooking prepared by
  • Lecture by a musicologist
  • Fine Arts Museum of Havana
  • Vinales Valley
  • Enjoy a home ¬cooked meal prepared with the produce of their organic farm
  • Afro¬Cuban
  • Organic farm which is the home and ceramics workshop
  • Meet a group of vivacious seniors; Danzon
  • Finca Vigia
  • International Airfare
  • Departure Transfers
  • Tips at the hotels, tour guides and drivers
  • Any extra expenses at the hotels
  • Video and photo camera charges at the museums or sites
  • Trip Insurance

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  • Accommodation at the Hotel Meliá Cohiba, 5 Nights
  • Accommodation All-inclusive at the Hotel Meliá Varadero, 2 Nights

Visa Information for US Citizens.

The Cuban government requires all citizens traveling to Cuba to obtain a Cuban visa prior to their arrival into Cuba. A Cuban visa is also known as a "tourist card.” The Cuban visa is valid for a single entry and allows the holder to stay in Cuba for 30 days.

The Cuban visa is a two-part card. In the past, Cuban immigration officials would take one half upon arrival in Cuba, and guests would surrender the other half upon departure. However, as of publiction, immigration gives you back both halves of the tourist visa, but ask that you surrender the entire document upon leaving Cuba. Either way, please make sure to keep your Cuban visa in a safe place with you throughout your trip so you have it with you when you depart the country.