Are people traveling to Cuba?
Cuban tourism hit an all-time high of $2.7 billion dollars (USD) in 2008. 2014: USA reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba. 2016: President Obama visited Cuba and loosened regulations. In May, 2016 the first ship carrying American Travelers in over 50 years took off from Miami and sailed into Havana- FATHOM. 2019 - every major cruise line from Royal Caribbean to Regent Seven Seas sail 4, 5, 7 and 10 night cruise to and around the Island of Cuba. Potential New Orleans to Cuba Cruise>
Cuba Travel by Land or Sea
Sample 5-Star Land Itinerary:
Discover Havana's iconic landmarks and unique cultural activities. Enjoy a daytrip excursion to Vinales and experience the magic of Cuba's beautiful country side. Embark on an adventure to colonial gem Trinidad with a stop in French-inspired Cienfuegos.
Suggested group size: 2-8 persons Itinerary: Private custom journey
Price (Gross): From $3,169 pp for 4-star; from $4,481 pp for 5-star
Includes: Hotel, private chauffeur, local guide, all activities, meals, and more
Day 1: Explore Old Havana, sunset welcome on private rooftop with live music and mojitos & dinner and private tour of Fabrica de Arte Cubano!
Day 2: Museum of fine arts, tour of el Gran Teatro, cultural immersion tour & salsa lesson
Day 3: Vinales excursion: farm-to-table organic lunch, horseback riding, family farm and authentic cigar rolling demonstration
Day 4: Cooking class, Hemingway house, visit to Cojimar, convertible car tour, La Guarida and Tropicana!
Day 5: Depart for Trinidad, stop for lunch and explore Cienfuegos, salsa dancing in Trinidad town square
Day 6: Secret waterfall hike, visit to family coffee farm, special lunch experiernce, sunset mojitos & salsa dancing in a cave!
Day 7: Departure from Trinidad for Havana airport
• Government Restaurants & Guides
• Customs allows unlimited cigars: $5 - $25 (Montecristo $10)
• Rum: Santiago de Cuba & Havana Club
• Open Street Markets: Try not to touch unless you are interested in purchasing. Ask Permission to take photos. Bargaining for purchases is normal
• Evening Show: Tropicana Nightclub $50-$80
• Soft Drink/Water/Coffee: $1-$3
• Salad or Sandwich Lunch $4- $6
• Dinner at Paladar (private restaurant) $20-$30
• Beer $2-$3