Embark on a journey to Cuba with Tom Tours’ local team of experts and explore the highlights of this incredible country on our Support to the Cuban People authorized itinerary. In a short (but sweet!) 4-day trip, you will discover colorful Havana and become one with nature while visiting Viñales. Embrace the beauty of both sides of Cuba – the urban and the quaint – while interacting with the locals. Experience the hidden gems of Cuba and become enchanted by the vibes, people, and food. Throughout your journey you will be accompanied by a licensed local guide that knows all the ins and outs, and will always be there to assist you. Experience authentic Cuba in this tailor-made package, arranged in accordance with the OFAC regulations under the category “Support for the Cuban People.” These same regulations state that guest participation on each tour is mandatory.
Day 1: Havana
Pack your passport, and board your flight to Havana. After landing in Havana airport, you will be transferred to a casa particular. Kick off with a walking tour of UNESCO protected Old Havana led by an expert local guide, who will provide you with an overview of everything that shaped Cuba’s capital into what it is today. In the evening, you will learn all about one of Cuba’s most coveted exports – rum! Participate in a cocktail class, and learn how to make the perfect mojito. Stay overnight in Havana.
Day 2: Havana
Start your day with a traditional breakfast prepared by your hosts, and then hop in an old 1950’s vintage convertible for a comprehensive car tour of the city, where you will cover some of the sites not within walking distance, such as Vedado, Miramar, Colon Cemetery, Revolution Square, Malecon, El Cristo Statue and El Morro. Finish your tour with a drink at Hotel Nacional. Rest of the afternoon spend on utilizing some of the recommendations you will get from your local guide. After a fulfilling day of discovering and interacting with the people of Havana, you are ready to sleep like a baby. Stay overnight.
Day 3: Havana - Vinales - Havana
Breakfast will be served. Your adventure will continue as you depart to Viñales, where you will explore the majestic countryside of Cuba. When you arrive, you will embark on a tour of the township and the farmlands in the vicinity. After building up an appetite during your tour, you will enjoy a lunch at a local farm. Continue on to see the Mural de la Prehistoria, a 60-foot painting on the side of a cliff. Your Viñales adventure will not be complete without a tour of one of its tobacco plantations, where the sought-after cigars are sourced. Converse with the farmers and learn all about the growing, drying, and rolling process. Return to Havana where you will stay overnight.
Day 4: Havana
After a good night’s sleep, treat yourself to another breakfast prepared by your hosts, and you will be transferred to Havana airport. It is time to say goodbye to Cuba. Board your flight.
- All transfers stated in the itinerary (Private Transfers)
- Three overnights in casa particulares based on a double occupancy
- English-speaking licensed tour guide during your journey
- Private walking tour of Old Havana
- Cocktail class
- Private vintage car tour
- Private Viñales day trip (Township walk, farmland guided walk, Mural de la Prehistoria, tobacco farm and drying house)
- 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch
- Visa/tourist card and affidavit of travel
- Additional meals not stated in the itinerary and drinks
- Tips for local guides and drivers