DAY 1: HAVANA - CIENFUEGOS- TOPES DE COLLANTES
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart to the city of Cienfuegos, founded by French immigrants. Panoramic sightseeing. Stop by the Marti Park, the Tomas Terry Theater, a handicrafts market & the Purisima Concepcion Cathedral. Lunch at a local restaurant. Continue the tour heading south to Topes de Collantes- site of exceptional natural value & unique landscapes, located in the heart of the Escambray Mountains, nestled between the provinces of Cienfuegos & Sancti Spiritus. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel.
DAY 2: TOPES DE COLLANTES – SANCTI SPÍRITUS
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart to the Guanayara Park, including a 500 meters walk by an extraordinary natural path. Lunch at the local restaurant. Continue to Trinidad. Panoramic tour of the city- declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, visit a local museum & the Bar La Canchánchara, before departing to Sancti Spíritus. Stop for a short visit to the Iznaga Tower at the Sugar Mills Valley. Arrive in Sancti Spiritus, panoramic tour of the city. Accommodation and dinner at Hotel.
DAY 3: SANCTI SPÍRITUS – HANABANILLA
Breakfast at hte hote. Depart to Hanabanilla. Excursion to the Rio Negro (Black River). Lunch at a local restaurant. Arrive to Hanabanilla. Accommodation and dinner at hotel by the Hanabanilla Lake.
DAY 4: HANABANILLA - SANTA CLARA
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Santa Clara - Cuba’s most central city. Enjoy touring Santa Clara’s highlights starting at the Parque del Carmen- foundation site of this villa in 1685, continue to the Parque Leoncio Vidal - the city’s Central Park considered the heart of Santa Clara. Visit the “ Ernesto Che Guevara’s Plaza, Museum & Memorial complex and learn about the lives of these men. Stop at the Capirro’s Hill- site remembered by the rebel attack against the Armored Train. Have lunch at a local restaurant. Accommodation and dinner in hotel.
DAY 5: SANTA CLARA – VARADERO - HAVANA
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Havana via Varadero for those who have extensions in all inclusive hotel by the beach. Continue to Havana and end of the tour (no accomodations included).