Reception by the English-speaking tour guideat the airport. Transfer to the Hotel Conde de Villanueva or similar in Old Havana area. Welcome Cocktail and check-in.
Get together with your guide who will give you a run through of the days to follow. During the morning a visit of Old Havana and its famous buildings and architecture with explanations by your guide, followed with a lunch in a cozy restaurant amidst colonial Havana. Enjoy a drive in Classic Cars of the 50s which will lead up to the Fortress La Cabana, along the promenade of the Malecón waterfront, through the Diplomats Quarter of Miramar, the Yacht harbor Marina Hemingway, through a prestigious district with grand villas and further along the famous Necropolis cemetery back to the hotel.
During the afternoon meeting in a Smokers Lounge with an expert on tobacco. Explanation of the history of tobacco and cigar manufacturing process including first impressions of a cigar tasting and assortment of Cuban rum. Accommodation at Hotel Conde de Villanueva or similar.
The evening is free and at your disposal. Optional for today or Day 5: Arrangement to visit the famous and exotic Tropicana Show in the original buildings of the 30s where the splendor of those days is being celebrated and transferred to the present.
Visit of the "Casa de Selección" where tobacco leaves are being sorted and ripened until transport to a tobacco manufactory. Visit of a Botanical garden which displays the lush vegetation and plants of this region. Lunch at a restaurant, nestled close to a mountain cliff amidst the valley.
In the afternoon visit of the "Cueva del Indio". A cave system hosting a small stream on which boats carry the visitors through the cave and back to the outside into the Valley.
Visit of the small rural village of Viñales, where it seems that time stopped sometime during the 19th century. Tasty Cuban cuisine will be served in the Casa Don Tomás, built in 1889 and considered as one of the oldest buildings in the village, truly a witness to the past. Accommodation at the Hotel Los Jazmines / La Ermita or Vueltabajo.
Breakfast in hotel. Check-out time about 12:00 am.
Luggage can be stored for later retrieval. Transfer to the airport or proceedings for your connecting travel arrangements.
|Dates 2012||Price in EUR|
|CA10||20.10. - 26.10.||890|
|CA11||24.11. - 30.11||965|
|CA12||15.12. - 21.12.||965|
|CA12||22.12. - 28.12.||1040|
|CA01||12.01. - 18.01.||965|
|CA02||09.02. - 15.02.||965|
|CA04||13.04. - 19.04.||920|
|Per person in double room, single room suppl.: 132 EUR|
|Number of participants: 6-10|
|Price offer for less than minimum number required:|
|4-5 participants: 1026 EUR|
|3 participants: 1066 EUR|
|2 participants: 1140 EUR|
|Also available at your requested date - please contact us.|