DAY 1: HAVANA-GUAMA-CIENFUEGOS
After breakfast, depart to the Montemar Natural Park, within the Zapata Peninsula - the biggest swamp in the Caribbean & home of many endemic animal & botanic species. Boat transfer to the aboriginal village “Guama” also known as “Taina Village”, located on the Laguna del Tesoro (Treasure Lagoon) & learn about pre-Colombian aboriginal way of life. Have lunch at a local restaurant. Return to mainland and continue the tour to Cienfuegos, enjoy a panoramic view of this city, have dinner at a local restaurant. Hotel accommodation. Night Free.
DAY 2: CIENFUEGOS - TRINIDAD Breakfast at the Hotel. Depart to Trinidad- declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, located further east via the south coast road, nestled between beautiful mountains & sea landscapes and Cuba’s rural life. Arrive in Trinidad. Visit to the Romantic Museum, La Canchánchara Bar and the Potter’s House. Lunch at a local restaurant. Free time to enjoy walking through the city’s cobble streets, learn about local handicraftsmen. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel.
DAY 3: TRINIDAD - SANTA LUCIA Breakfast at the Hotel. Depart to the Manaca – Iznaga Valley(ancient sugar mills setting). Continue to Camagüey, passing through the city of Sancti Spíritus. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant in Ciego de Ávila. Arrival to Camaguey- another Cuba’s colonial jewel, panoramic visit of this city before continuing to Santa Lucia beach- on the north coast of the province. Accommodation at the selected All Inclusive Hotel.
DAY 4: SANTA LUCIA Enjoy at large the Caribbean sun & beach on this excellent natural setting. Get to see around or go diving on your spare time. ($$$ Optional).
DAY 5: SANTA LUCIA-BAYAMO Breakfast at the Hotel. Depart to Bayamo- located in the province of Granma. Arrive & visit the city, founded in 1513 by the conqueror Diego Velásquez. Have lunch at local restaurant. Enjoy touring around by stepping on to horse- driven carriages (Bayamo’s traditional mean of transportation of the city). Back to bus to transfer for your next stopover. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel. DAY 6: BAYAMO - SANTIAGO DE CUBA Breakfast at the Hotel. Leave Bayamo and depart to Santiago of Cuba- the most Caribbean city in Cuba & second largest urban setting in the island. En route, pass by the religious sanctuary “El Cobre” Arrive to Santiago de Cuba, filled of history & passion for music, considered the capital city of the East and the birth place of the Son rythm and the Cuban Revolution. Visit to the Moncada Museum Complex(formerly before 1959 the biggest military barracks), learn about local traditions at Céspedes Park, visit Diego Velásquez House & the Pirates Museums. Lunch at a local restaurant. Continue the tour and visit the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery- an opened sky architectural jewel. Arrival to hotel for accommodation and dinner. DAY 7: SANTIAGO DE CUBA Breakfast at the Hotel. Free Day in the city. See more in and around Santiago by choosing a local tour ($$$ Optional). Accommodation and Dinner. DAY 8:SANTIAGO DE CUBA - HAVANA Breakfast at the Hotel. Spare time to wonder around, prior taking a bus airport transfer for your Havana flight. Lunch in local restaurant or hotel included. Arrive to Havana. Transfer to the city. END of TOUR