Cigar Experience Calle Habana
Street sign in Old Havana

Day 1 - Havana
Check-in at a premium private stay in Old Havana area; Welcome cocktail.

Day 2 - Havana

Get together with your guide who will give you a run through of the days to follow. During the morning a stroll through Old Havana with its famous buildings and places with explanations by your guide. Time for a lunch (not included).
Visit of a cigar factory where you walk the halls of production an will see the whole process of how dried and selected tobacco leaves transform to a handmade, world class cigar. Return to your accommodation.

Early at the evening you will enjoy a trip to "La Cabaña", the fortress of Havana, overlooking the bay and port which offers a magnificent view of Havana by night. You will attend the traditional ceremony of the "Cañonazo", led by a march of the guards in traditional costumes and followed by a cannon shot, fired every night at 21:00 h.
After the ceremony return to your accommodation. For the more adventurous there is still enough time to explore the nightlife of Havana. We help with hints or organize tickets according.


Chevrolet BelAir1956
Chevrolet BelAir 1956


Day 4 - Pinar del Rio

You will visit one of the most famous tobacco plantations (Vega) in San Juan y Martinez where you will get an introduction into the cultivation and storage of the precious tobacco leaves. Visit to the “Casa de Selección” with competent explanations of the further processing of the harvested and dried tobacco leaves. You will have the chance to try yourself to roll a cigar. Also, you will receive a cigar for tasting which was rolled here by a professional. Lunch will be served at in-house rural restaurant with delicious Pinareanian dishes.
Return to Havana and check-in at your accommodation.
The evening is at your disposal. We are glad to provide you with ideas and hints where to go and what to do.

Pinar del Rio tobacco plantation
Tobacco plantation in Pinar del Rio


Day 5 - Havana

Breakfast in hotel. Check-out time about 12:00 am.

This day concludes the introduction to the city of Havana and its vibrant culture and the introduction and experience of Cuban tobacco culture and tasting of cigars and rum. On request your luggage can be stored during the same day until your proceeding travel or return flight.

De Soto Classic Car Havana Cuba
'De Soto' Classic Car

This tour can take place throughout the whole year, but the recommended travel period is during the planting and harvesting season between start of November and the end of March, beginning of April.
Cigar Experience

The myth and cult about the "Habano" is a worldwide phenomenon that traces back to the exceptional quality of the Cuban tobacco and which draws many fans from abroad. The enjoyment of a "Habano" is something quite special, embodying that feeling of pure harmony in the shape of a cigar.

This tour focuses on a “get-to-know” Havana and visit the "Tobacco Province" Pinar del Rio with its famous valley of Vinales. When visiting a famous tobacco plantation you will learn about the farming and harvesting of the tobacco leafes. In a cigar factory you will see the production process until a cigar is being packed in a Cedar wood box. Explanation by experts and the tasting of cigars and rum will give pleasure to the palate.

Well suited for avid starters who want to experience an introduction to the magic of the Habano cigar in a relatively short time. A 5-day / 4 nights stay including first day of check-in.

Photo Gallery: Cigar Aficionado

Cigar factory PartagasOne of the former 'famous' workers in "Partagás" tobacco factory

Day 3 - Pinar del Rio
In the morning, departure to the province of Pinar del Rio, where you can find the most famous tobacco plantations of the country. First, you will visit a small and private tobacco plantation and gain insight into the life of the farming family; a home-made, typically Cuban coffee will await you after a short viewing of the farm. The impressive Valley of Viñales, one of the most beautiful landscapes of Cuba, charms with the lush vegetation of the “Mogotes” (Cone rocks) and the red clay of the earth. Arrival for lunch at a restaurant with delicious cuisine of the Pinareños. The panoramic view over the valley is breathtaking because the restaurant is situated at the slope of a hill.
In the afternoon, you will visit the "Cueva del Indio"
, an extensive cave system where indigenious people of the island lived. You will leave the cave in boats on an underground stream. Arrival at a nice Casa Particular in the village of Viñales.
The evening is at your own disposal and will you the opportunity to explore on your own the contemplative village with the “Casa de la Cultura”, a classic cultural centre, live music and dance at the open air location next door as well as restaurants and bars which invite to dine, to drink a Cuban cocktail or to enjoy a cigar.
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Vinales Valley
Valley of Vinales

"CIGAR EXPERIENCE "
Dates 2018 Price in EUR
04.11. - 08.11. 765
02.12. - 06.12. 765
16.12. - 20.12. 765
Dates 2019  
03.02. - 07.02. 765
24.02. - 28.02. 765
24.03. - 28.03. 765
 
Number of participants: 2
Per person in double room, single room suppl.: 85 EUR
 
Price offer for more than minimum number required:
3-4 participants: 10% discount
5-7 participants: 15% discount
8-10 participants: 20% discount
 
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Accomodation including hotel on request, please contact us.
Also available at your requested date - please contact us.


> Included:
> English speaking, qualified guide of Cuban tobacco
> All transfer in air-conditioned vehicles
> 2 nights in premium private stay in Habana
> 2 nights in preferred private stay in Viñales
> Meals as per itinerary
> Visits, excursions and entrance fees as per itinerary
> Tasting of cigars and and rum, as indicated
> Travel information

> Not included:
> Visa (Tourist Card)
> Flight ticket: Feel free to contact us for your flight booking

> RESERVATION REQUEST "CIGAR EXPERIENCE "


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