Escape this weekend to Havana and learn about Cuba’s vibrant culture!! Experience Cuba first-hand with our exciting 4-day educational and cultural program. Explore the city, important points of interest, enjoy Cuban art and music, and dip your toes in the richness of Cuba. Meet with a community organization and dialogue with experts on various pressing issues.

In addition to scheduled activities, our programs provide you with multiple opportunities to meet and interact with Cuban people from all walks of life. Take advantage of the chance to exchange ideas and perspectives with you new Cuban friends.

You will be hosted by professional, bilingual coordinators who will expertly guide through your Cuba adventure!

Prices start from $800 based on the type of accommodations and the number of travelers (generally between 2 and 8 participants). Price based on double room occupancy (We will do our best to accommodate double room request for solo travelers, but we cannot guarantee availability. If a suitable room mate is not available, you will be required to pay the single room rate ($100).

 

1950s HAVANA'S WAY SHOW+

This itinerary is subject to change

Day 1
Arrival in Modern Havana
Habana

Arrival in Havana. Airport pick-up

Check-in at Hotel Nacional or similar

Welcome lunch (included)

Orientation meeting with local coordinators over lunch

Drive tour to Vedado downtown and Miramar on a 1950s convertible car

You will get to see the modern districts of Havana, enjoy the architecture and visit iconic places like the Revolution Square, the Anti-Imperialist Tibune, the University of Havana, the Malecón and the Christopher Colombus Cemetery

Optional dinner reservation at one of the best paladars in Havana

Optional jazz performance at La Zorra y El Cuervo (10 CUC cover not included) walking distance from the hotel

Day 2
Cuban Pastimes
Tour

Visit to a Tobacco Factory

Learn the details of the process of making the worldwide famous Cuban cigars

Walking tour in Habana Vieja

Explore the historical and oldest district of Havana joined by one of our expert guides; walk along Obispo and Mercaderes street, Plaza San Francisco, Plaza Vieja, Plaza de Armas, and the Cathedral. Visit to Hotel Ambos Mundos and see the room where Hemingway used to stay

Lunch at a paladar in Old Havana (included)

Visit to the Museum of Rum

Visit to La Bodeguita del Medio

 In this iconic and busy place you can enjoy their worldwide famous mojitos

Optional dinner reservation at one of the best paladars in Havana

Optional visit to Tropicana (75, 85 or 95 CUC cover not included) transportation not included

 

Day 3
Following Hemingway footsteps
FAC

Visit Finca Vigia Museum, Hemingway’s former house

Lunch at a paladar (included)

Drive tour around Cojimar, the fishing village that inspired Hemingway's The Old Men and the Sea

Visit to the famous bar El Floridita

Enjoy a daiquiri, Hemingway’s favorite drink

Optional visit to the Fábrica de Arte Cubano (FAC), an old cooking oil factory that has been restored and is now the venue for concerts and exhibits of vanguard art in Cuba (2 CUC cover not included)

Optional dinner reservation at Tierra, one of the trendiest restaurants in Havana located inside FAC

 

Day 4
Souvenirs and departure
Walking tour

Visit to the Arts and Crafts Market in Old Havana

Lunch on your own

Departure from Havana

Arrival in US

 

The cost includes the following:

  • Hotel accommodations in Hotel Nacional (5*) or similr for 3 nights in Havana
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel and a second meal as indicated in the program
  • Transfers available for recommended flights. If you select a flight or airline arriving outside of this time frame, you will have to arrange your own transfer. Taxis fare typically run between 20 and 30 CUC per car
  • Ground transportation for all scheduled activities in Havana
  • Entrance/Program fee associated with scheduled activities (unless otherwise indicated)
  • Fees/honoraria for institutions
  • Expenses for Cuban participants (coordinator, guides, drivers and others)
  • Program coordination as it is indicated in the tentative itinerary, translations and expert tour guides
  • Administrative overhead fees

 

The cost does not include the following:

  • Airfare
  • Cuban Visa
  • Meals no indicated in the itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses

 

We recommend to take the suggested flights in order to coordinate the airport transfers:

 

Thursday

From Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Havana

Departs: 7:58 AM

Arrives: 9:15 AM

 

Sunday

From Havana to Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Departs: 3:00 PM

Arrives: 4:14 PM

 

Please check the website jetblue.com for the most updated information or contact us and we will gladly assist you with your flight requirements.

 

Availables datesPrice (Per person) 
March 8 - 11, 2017 $1795 double | $1995 single Book now
March 15 - 18, 2017 $1795 double | $1995 single Book now
March 22 - 25, 2017 $1945 double | $2145 single Book now
March 29 - April 1, 2017 $1945 double | $2145 single Book now

 

NUMBER OF TRAVELERS: Between 5 and 10

-We will do our best to accommodate double room request for solo travelers, but we cannot guarantee availability.

-Your local coordinators will provide you a guide to nearby restaurants. For the more adventurous, we will also provide a guide to the top restaurants throughout the city.

-Local coordinators will have information about current cultural offerings. In some cases we will also assist with arrangements.

-You can contact us to customize your People-to-People program based on your interests.