One week in Cuba on your own

Trip description

In one week you will visit Havana, Viñales and Trinidad. You stay with locals and move between places with a well-organized collective bus service. Possibility to visit freely and for a limited budget. Possible to book last minute when an international flight to Cuba is on offer.


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8 days

From : €375*

Maximum recommended reservation date

Johan Dorssemont

Johan Dorssemont is Belgian by origin but has lived in Cuba for over 20 years. He knows Cuba to its most distant corners and likes to share his passion by organizing this trip. He works for a travel agency with contacts all over the country.

Day 1: Arrival in Havana

Day 2: Marvelous Havana

Day 3: Road to Vinales

Day 4: Vinales, tobacco region and great for nature

Day 5: Drive to Trinidad

Day 6: Trinidad, colonial town, mountain hikes or beach

Day 7: Drive back to Havana

Day 8: Last day in Havana

Day 1 : Arrival in Havana

Arrival in Havana. Welcome by our rep. We organize the taxi for your transfer to your accommodation. We offer colonial style homestay accommodation in Old Center of Havana. Breakfast included.

Day 2 : Marvelous Havana

Day at leisure in Havana. You are well placed to visit the Old Town on foot. Or take a 1950s American car for a city tour.

At 5:00 p.m. meeting with our rep to give you explanations for the circuit.

We advise you to download the app with maps of Cuba. It works like a perfect GPS without the need for internet access on site.

Day 3 : Road to Vinales

Viñales. ©Brzozowska

You walk to a hotel not too far from your hostal. There a collective transfer picks you up to go to Viñales. It is a tourist service with guide, air-conditioned and comfortable buses. The route is approximately 4 hours. We drop you off in downtown Viñales from where you walk straight to your accommodation. Here you have accommodation in a homestay with breakfast. You stay here 2 nights.

Day 4 : Vinales, tobacco region and great for nature

There are lots of options here and the owner will help you choose them. Lots of people go for walks in the valley to visit the farmers. You can also do a ride on horsebacks like the farmers do. The region is full of caves and many are open to visitors. Cayo Jutia beach is 2 hours from Viñales to the north and day trips are easy to book. The center of Viñales is very lively with lots of little restaurants and bars with music.

Day 5 : Drive to Trinidad

The same collective service picks you up in the city center. It will take you to Trinidad (8 hours).
They will drop you off near your casa, colonial style house 5 minutes' walk from the lively pedestrian center.

Day 6 : Trinidad, colonial town, mountain hikes or beach

Trinidad is truly a wonderful colonial city with its pedestrian center full of colonial buildings, squares and streets. There are museums, bars and restaurants. The wealth of Trinidad comes from sugar cane and its origin in the Valley of los Ingenios can be visited very easily. For the brave there are excursions to Topes de Collantes, the mountain behind Trinidad with walks that end in waterfalls for swimming. Or simply take the collective bus to go to the beach to the south, the real Caribbean Sea.
And don't forget to enjoy the nightlife in Trinidad.

Day 7 : Drive back to Havana

The same collective service picks you up not far from your accommodation and drops you off in Havana (5 hours). You can easily find your accommodation in the Old Town.

Day 8 : Last day in Havana

You have a free morning in Havana. Depending on your flight, we put the transfer to the airport by private taxi.

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