Central & South America 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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you gotta have faith have a religious experience on a havana tour that hooks you up with local customs folklore and beliefs learn about the afro-cuban religions from a local insider – there are similarities to voodoo so expect this to be one colourful eclectic and unconventional tour for more info head to urbanadventures.com callejon de hamel havana western cuba 7 days havana to havana havana cayo jutias life in cuba s countryside evokes a bygone time stroll along rural dirt roads and watch as tractors vintage cars and horse-drawn carriages roll by vinales soroa c u ba las terrazas fading colonial charm rich history sultry nightlife – it s easy to see why ernest hemingway spent so much time in dreamy havana day 1 havana arrive in cuba s lively capital a beautiful mix of colour sound history and modern culture day 2 soroa check out two of havana s neighbourhoods – callejon de hamel in the cayo hueso quarter and jaimanitas tour soroa s orchid garden which boasts more than 700 species and if feeling energetic walk up to a nearby waterfall days 3-4 vinales visit a finca de plantas medicinales herb farm and stop in at the gorgeous ecological community of las terrazas continue past amazing scenery to the rural village of vinales and enjoy guided walk through the valley s farms learn how to dance up a storm at an informal salsa lesson day 5 cayo jutias/vinales enjoy a lazy day at a secluded beach on the northern tip of cayo jutias it’s a tough job but someone has to do it days 6-7 havana venture back into havana for a tour of old havana taking in revolution square as evening falls perhaps check out the city s many bars and salsa clubs original qusl maximum group size 12 standard guesthouse 6 nts 6 breakfasts 1 lunch view dates and prices private vehicle grand cuba 21 days havana to havana pay your respects to the world s most famous revolutionary during an included visit to che guevara s mausoleum and museum cayo jutias havana soroa vinales bay of pigs las terrazas the tobacco harvested in pinar del rio province is used to produce some of the most prestigious and expensive cigars in the world days 1-2 havana wander through havana’s crumbling boulevards and plazas day 3 cienfuegos travel to cienfuegos known as the ‘pearl of the south’ days 4-6 trinidad discover spanish-style churches and idyllic beaches in trinidad days 7-8 camaguey enjoy losing yourself in camaguey’s labyrinth of cobblestone streets days 9-10 santiago de cuba explore the timeworn architecture and vibrant live music scene of cuba s second biggest city days 11-13 baracoa admire the old forts of baracoa which used to deter the many pirates that raided the city days 14-15 havana return to the capital days 16-17 soroa this region is a delight to explore – hike through las terrazas rainforest or visit artisan studios and chat to local artists days 18-20 vinales/cayo jutias explore the stunning surrounding scenery of vinales on a valley walking tour days 21-22 havana enjoy a final night in heady vivacious havana trinidad camaguey cienfuegos original baracoa santa clara santiago de cuba quszc maximum group size 12 standard guesthouse 20 nts 21 breakfasts 2 lunches view dates and prices 62 discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at intrepidtravel.com/cuba cuba plane private vehicle taxi