Indulge in the modern relics of city living during your custom tailored kid-friendly tour of Cuba. Stroll along the cobblestone streets of a preserved colonial town. Trek through the jungle for a panorama of a secluded waterfall. Absorb the endless majesty of historic buildings, ineffable culture, and the seductive rhythms of salsa on your customizable Cuba tour.
Varadero – Arrive in Cuba and Transfer to the Lush Town of Varadero
The town of Varadero is located on the Hicacos Peninsula, which encompasses a 12-mile stretch of beach. The turquoise radiates against the bleached color of the shoreline. In the distance, you can see how the water darkens. The relaxed ambiance of the town provides a serene introduction to the tropical Caribbean island. Your private transfer greets you at the airport upon your arrival and escorts you across the lift bridge to your hotel overlooking the water. After you check into your hotel, the remainder of the day is yours to explore the streets and indulge in the gorgeous scenery.
Parque Josone acts as an emerald oasis in town. A rum distillery established the garden in 1940, along with the neoclassical mansion rising above the blossoming flowers. Couples venture out on the lake in small rowboats in search of a secluded moment. Geese glide across the surface of the pond. Ostriches graze on the grass in the park’s south end. Mansion Xanadu resembles a historical Spanish fortress but was actually constructed in the 1930s. The mansion is now an upscale hotel featuring an 18-hole golf course and a top-floor bar perfect for enjoying the Caribbean sunset with a traditional Cuban mojito as the kids marvel at the views.
Trinidad – On the Streets of the Revolution
Trinidad – The Unique Ambiance of Trinidad
Havana – Contemporary Glories of Havana
Havana –Romance in Old Havana
Havana – Heavenly Havana
Varadero – Relish the Serene Ambiance upon your Return to Varadero
Varadero – Leaving Cuba and the Caribbean
- Take an adventure into the jungle in search of a stunning waterfall
- Experience the folklore of Cuba during an Afro-Cuban Folklore Show
- Take part in a private salsa dancing lesson to feel the passions of the country
- Discover the rebellious streets of Santa Clara on a private guided tour of the city’s history, including the Che Guevara Monument
- Visit a small tobacco farm to meet a local grower who can personally show you how to roll cigars
- Indulge in a scoop of ice cream in Havana’s famous, and delicious, ice cream parlor
- Follow your guide through the eclectic streets of Old Havana to witness the renovated colonial architecture and former grandeur of the city
Cuba will welcome you with open arms and inspire passion around every corner of the country, from jungle trails to beachside towns, urban expanses to antique fortresses. Your 8-day kid-friendly tour immerses you in natural and cultural beauty, where you and the family discover the wonders of the past and present, from folklore to artistry, cuisine to communities with handcrafted experiences at the heart of your journey. The adventure begins with your arrival at the Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport. Your private transfer greets you at the baggage claim and escorts you into the heart of town.
After settling into your hotel, the remainder of the day is yours to enjoy the comforts of the relaxed ambiance of Varadero. Next, your private transfer leads you to the city of Santa Clara for a guided tour along the streets that once saw memorable battles during the Cuban Revolution. Continue to the colonial city of Trinidad, home to stunning preserved architecture, bustling Afro-Cuban culture, and a mixture of rolling hills and crashing waves. Discover the charms of the city during a guided tour. Visit serene museums and enjoy isolated panoramas. You have the option of hiking through the Sierra del Escambray to view Salto del Caburni.
After breakfast, you meet with a dance instructor for a private salsa lesson for you and your family. After your dance class, you make your way to Cienfuegos to relish in the time spent with the kids strolling along the remarkable bay. Arrive in Havana in the evening, and tour the contemporary monuments of the city, including Revolution Square. Then, your guide takes you on a magnificent tour of Old Town, where the classic cars and antique architecture shape an indelible atmosphere.
Visit the artist’s market and delight in the charming avenues filled with restaurants, cafes, and music. The following day is at your leisure to immerse yourselves in the wonders of Havana and its surroundings. Visit the Museum of Fine Art or spend time wandering along the Area Expositiva Crisis de Octubre. Visit the small town of Cojimar or revel in a sunset cruise along Havana’s coastline. Your private transfer meets you at the hotel on your final day and escorts you to Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport for your flight home.
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$3,379 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.
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