A distinctive 10-Day People to People cultural exchange program in collaboration with United Caribbean Lines, providing guests with a unique opportunity to see many of Cuba’s seldolmly visited port cities with visits to six of Cuba’s nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Beyond the sun-soaked beaches, Cuba brings everything from beautiful plazas, abundant wildlife, sustainable ecosystems, stunning architecture, museums and a vibrant musical tradition. Cuba’s landscape is diverse, consisting of roaming coastlines, the Sierra Maestra mountains to the east and the distinctive Caribbean spirit of the central region where top Cuban musicians often make surprise appearances and traditional savory Cuban cuisine begins the day.
Experience Cuban culture the most authentic way possible— through its people. On this distinctive program, get acquainted with Cubans in their daily lives, from the city of Havana to the tobacco plantations of Viñales Valley. Engage with people directly in discussions about their lives and work, culture and traditions. Meet with Cuban historians, artists, musicians and naturalists and experience this diverse island through their eyes.
From USD $4599 twin share.
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- Explore 5 UNESCO World Heritage sites including Old Havana and Trinidad with experts in Cuban culture and history
- Visit Hotel Ambos Mundos in Havana, where Ernest Hemingway wrote “For Whom the Bell Tolls”
- Take in the authentic music of the famous Cuban ensemble, the Buena Vista Social Club at Café Taberna, representing the musical spirit of the original 1940s Havana club by the same name.
- Experience the cultural and economic landscape in the Valley of Viñales, a UNESCO World Heritage Site layered with green tobacco plantations and studded by limestone caves
- Witness the lasting impression of Cuba’s colorful history on it’s architecture and 16th century structures in Trinidad
- Enjoy a performance by the Cienfuegos Choir and the French influenced palaces and mansions in this enchanting colonial city
- Experience the eclectic assortment of architectural influences in soulful Santiago de Cuba, from the imposing San Pedro de la Roca Castle (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), to the exquisite colonial homes in the historic quarter
- Explore Alejandro de Humboldt National Park, the most important biosphere reserve in the Caribbean basin and a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site