Mural of Prehistory in Vinales, Cuba

One-Week Cuba Tour for Families: Havana and Vinales

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Havana, Vinales, Las Terrazas, Parque Nacional la Guira

Suggested Duration

7 Days

Witness preserved history, enjoy the vibrant rhythm, and discover Cuba’s treasured heritage during your customizable 7-day family tour. From exploring the Neoclassical architecture of Old Havana to kayaking on a placid lake in a nature reserve, Cuba offers your family a delightful combination of active adventure and cultural splendor. In Cuba, the charms of history, nature, and community meet. From the home of Hemingway to the enchanting fortresses, embrace the charms of Cuba as a family.

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Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy the stunning history and architecture of Havana when exploring the city in a classic American car
  • Traverse the sensational landscape of Valle de Vinales on a guided horseback ride around the limestone monoliths
  • Witness the gorgeous and untouched scenery of the tropical island from the canopy during a thrilling ziplining tour
  • Discover the private and working life of Ernest Hemingway when visiting a museum made out of his former home at Finca Vigia
  • Learn about the history of Cuba and the Revolution when visiting the unique displays of the Museo de la Revolución
  • Delight in an exciting art class taught by a local artist for a unique perspective on Havana and the fundamentals of artwork
  • Wander through a captivating cave that was carved by a rushing river when traversing Parque Nacional la Guira
  • Discover inspiration when wandering through 17th-century fortresses, including the largest Spanish fortress built with views of the Caribbean water

Detailed Description

You will discover during your one-week family tour of Cuba that the beauty of the island stems from historic cities, classic cars, its luscious landscape, and stunning coastline. During your custom-tailored Cuba vacation, your family will have an immersive cultural experience and learn about the remarkable history of Havana and the deeper heritage of Cuba. You also be led into the tropical wilderness and surprising terrain of the countryside, where limestone mogotes tower over the valley floor, providing a fascinating perspective of contemporary life on the Caribbean island.

Your marvelous and exciting adventure to Cuba will begin when your family arrives at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, where your private transfer will meet you at customs. Your three nights in Havana will focus on culture and history to allow your family to experience the splendor of the old city through various lenses, including traversing the streets of the entire city in a classic 1950s American automobile. You will have private tour guides to escort you through the timeline of historical and contemporary life in Havana, leading you along remnants of Spanish architecture. On your immersive and interactive tours, you will discover new and interesting ways by which to enjoy your time in Cuba by taking an art class, visiting the Revolution Museum, or listening to rumba as it emanates from the restaurants.

Outside of Havana, you will have two nights in Vinales for an exceptional excursion into the fascinating scenery marked by the likes of limestone mogotes and cliffs that soar above the floor of the eponymous valley. You will have time to visit a local tobacco farm, where you will learn about the history, trends, and skill required to produce the crop. After your tour, you will wander around the natural wonders of the rising ridges that lead to the Mural de la Prehistoria.

Within the grandeur of the glowing countryside, you will have the opportunity to soar through the sky above the valley and through the nearby jungle canopy on a ziplining excursion. During this adventure, you will also discover much of the incredible wildlife and wilderness protected in Parque Nacional la Guira bio-reserve. Before returning to Havana, you will stop at the ecovillage Las Terrazas for a kayaking tour along the placid water of one of the scenic lakes and for a visit to the former home of Ernest Hemingway, which has become a museum that offers insight into the private life and working habits of the award-winning American writer.

Starting Price

$2,956 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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