Your customizable 7-day senior tour of Cuba embraces the preserved charm and contemporary culture of classic cities and will introduce you to the treasures of working artists and the history of the Bay of Pigs. From the shining and emerald jungle to the colonial homes painted with pastels, Cuba impresses and excites all who visit. Baroque architecture towers above cobbled lanes, and limestone karsts soar above picturesque tobacco fields. Immerse yourself in an authenticity and a heritage that...
Havana – Introductory Tour of the Charming City
Your private transfer will greet you at Jose Marti Airport upon your arrival in Havana and lead you to your luxurious accommodation in the heart of the city. When you are ready, your guide will meet you in the lobby eager to lead you through the remarkable streets that span 500 years of history. During your tour, you will be led by a cafe brimming with the sound of rumba music and the aroma of pineapple. Throughout the day, your guide will introduce you to the splendors of Old Havana, such as the Plaza de Armas, which has acted as the social center of Havana for more than five centuries.
Vinales – The Landscape and History of Vinales
Cienfuegos – Bay of Pigs and Explore Cienfuegos
Trinidad – Colonial and Afro-Cuban Culture
Trinidad – Sugar Mills and Vegas Grande Waterfall
Havana – Finca Vigia and an Artist Market
Havana – Depart for Home
- Indulge in a visit with a local farmer in the Valle de Vinales to learn about the history, importance, and traditions of tobacco farming in Cuba
- Witness the grandeur of Cienfuegos from the sea on a charming sunset cruise around the bay for a tranquil and unique view of Cuba’s pearled city
- Discover the preserved home of Ernest Hemingway at La Finca Vigia for insight into the private and working life of the famous American author
- Enjoy the enchanting ambiance of colonial Trinidad when learning the moves and rhythms of the Afro-Cuban culture during a private dance class
- Experience the Bay of Pigs invasion from the Cuban perspective during a tour of the infamous bay and Museo Giron
- Traverse the fabulous aisles of the Almacenes San Jose Artisans’ Market in Havana at your own pace for insight into the visions of local working artists
- Revel in the captivating ambiance of Old Havana with a guided introductory tour along cobbled lanes and among the prevalent sounds of live music
You will unveil the authentic treasures of the Caribbean during your one-week Cuba tour for seniors. This tour will have you discovering delights in the culture and people as you wander through history and bask in the natural splendor of the vibrant island. The bustling streets of Havana will entice you with live music while the gorgeous architecture of Cienfuegos delights with its continued opulence. The colonial beauty of Trinidad highlights the former sugar plantations, and the beauty of the Bay of Pigs contradicts a tumultuous history. Your Senior tour of Cuba will allow you to travel at your preferred pace with local guides and private transfers, making for easy access across the island.
Your senior adventure in Cuba will begin with your arrival in Havana, where your private transfer will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your luxurious accommodation in the heart of the city. With only one night in the Cuban capital, you will have plenty of time to enjoy the vibrant music, thrilling hospitality, and unique history that spans five centuries. One night in Valle de Vinales will immerse you in the stunning landscape of the ancient valley. Here, limestone karsts and tobacco fields create a picturesque and dramatic image. Your private tour will introduce you to the natural and artistic history of the valley at your pace, revealing the secrets of the soil and captivating artwork.
You will then travel to the Bay of Pigs to visit the small museum that displays artifacts and stories from the Cuban perspective of the American invasion. Afterward, you will visit Cienfuegos for one night. Here, your private tour will lead you through the cobbled lanes, among the aristocratic buildings and end with a sunset cruise on the gorgeous bay. With two nights in Trinidad, you will have a fantastic tour of the colonial city that will reveal the intricate details of 18th and 19th-century aristocracy from sugar plantations to mansions in the heart of the preserved streets.
During your time in Cuba, you will have the opportunity to wander among the former sugar plantation grounds and venture into jungle terrain for views of Vegas Grande Waterfall inside Topes de Collantes natural park. When you return to Havana for one night, you will visit the museum of Finca Vigia for a glimpse into the life of Ernest Hemingway when he lived in Cuba. In addition to the museum of Ernest Hemmingway, you will enjoy the colorful creations and representations of Cuba when traversing the aisles of Havana’s only covered outdoor market: Almacenes San Jose Artisans’ Market.
$2,270 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.
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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