🇨🇺CUBA

Havana, CubaAll the information you need for an extensive 15-night journey through Cuba. Click for Luxury, Mid-range or Budget. Here’s your Cuba itinerary:

Luxury Trinidad, Cuna
1 ✈To Havana (Book >) Dep: Morning Arr: Evening 🏨Iberostar Parque Central (Book >) All hotels >
Stay awake and beat jetlag by having a drink at a street café in Plaza Vieja. Arrange a transfer from the airport.
2 Understand the somewhat biased Cuban perspective of history in the Museum of the Revolution. Walk on to the Malecon and on to see the bunkers in the Hotel Nacional grounds. Agree a price for the journey before setting of in a taxi.
3 Enjoy the beautiful architecture of Plaza Vieja on the way to the equally photogenic Plaza de Armas where a visit to the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales is a must. People inviting you on the streets to music nights may not be trustworthy, try El Patio or Santo Angel for a Cuban taste.
4 🚌Havana to Cienfuegos bus (Book >) Dep: 07:00 Arr: 11:35 🏨Hotel E Palacio Azul (Book >) All hotels >
Parque Jose Marti is surrounded by pretty buildings, such as Tomas Terry Theatre. Stroll along the Malecon in the evening. Your hotel tonight is a destination in itself – relax in its charming environs.
5 🚌Cienfuegos to Trinidad bus (Book >) Dep: 11:40 Arr: 13:25 🏨Iberostar Grand Hotel (Book >) All hotels >
You’ve made it to one of the prettiest towns on the planet. Soak it all in as you wander cobbled streets. Dip in to must-see Museo Romantico and Museo Historico. Try to book Trinidad accommodation ahead in peak season – it gets very busy.
6 Take a hike up Cerro de la Vigía for extensive views, including of Ancon Beach where you can spend the afternoon in Caribbean idyll. Ancon Beach is less than 10 mins by taxi from the city centre.
7 Visit Museo Nacional de la Lucha Contra Bandidos – mainly for the views from the bell tower. People gather to salsa dance each night in front of Casa de la Música…join in!
8 🚌Trinidad to Viñales bus (Book >) Dep: 11:00 Arr: 12:45 🏨Hotel Los Jazmines (Book >) All hotels >
Book your day 13 Palma Rubia to Havana taxi in Viñales to save money.
9 Go on a guided walk or horse ride through the Valle de Silencio. Arrange a guide through your hotel.
10 🚕Vinales to Palma Rubia taxi
⛴Palma Rubia to Cayo Levisa ferry
Dep: 08:30

Dep: 10:00

Arr: 09:30

Arr: 10:30

🏨Hotel Cayo Levisa (Book >) All hotels >
Nothing to do but enjoy the beach. Ask for a cabin further away from the restaurant for seclusion.
11-12 Take insect repellent.
13 ⛴Cayo Levisa to Palma Rubia ferry
🚕Palma Rubia to Havana taxi
Dep: 09:00

Dep: 09:30

Arr: 09:30

Arr: 11:30

🏨Iberostar Parque Central (Book >) All hotels >
Scoop up any sights you’ve yet to visit. Receipts aren’t always accurate – be sure to check you pay for what you got.
14-15 ✈Havana to home Dep: Evening Arr: Afternoon (next day) Connect this Cuba itinerary with the Ecuador or Peru itinerary
Don’t forget to have cash for departure tax.
Mid-range Vinales, Cuba
1 ✈To Havana (Book >) Dep: Morning Arr: Evening 🏨Casa Buenos Aires (Book >) All hotels >
Stay awake and beat jetlag by having a drink at a street café in Plaza Vieja. Arrange a transfer from the airport.
2 Understand the somewhat biased Cuban perspective of history in the Museum of the Revolution. Walk on to the Malecon and on to see the bunkers in the Hotel Nacional grounds. Casas are sociable places. Buy a bottle of rum and get the conversation flowing.
3 Enjoy the beautiful architecture of Plaza Vieja on the way to the equally photogenic Plaza de Armas where a visit to the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales is a must. People inviting you on the streets to music nights may not be trustworthy, try El Patio or Santo Angel for a Cuban taste.
4 🚌Havana to Cienfuegos bus (Book >) Dep: 07:00 Arr: 11:35 🏨Hotel E Palacio Azul (Book >) All hotels >
Pargue Jose Marti is surrounded by pretty buildings, such as Tomas Terry Theatre. Stroll along the Malecon in the evening. Your hotel tonight is a destination in itself – relax in its charming environs.
5 🚌Cienfuegos to Trinidad bus (Book >) Dep: 11:40 Arr: 13:25 🏨Casa Cofradia (Book >) All hotels >
You’ve made it to one of the prettiest towns on the planet. Soak it all in as you wander cobbled streets. Dip in to must-see Museo Romantico and Museo Historico. Try to book Trinidad accommodation ahead in peak season – it gets very busy.
6 Take a hike up Cerro de la Vigía for extensive views, including of Ancon Beach where you can spend the afternoon in Caribbean idyll. Ancon Beach is less than 10 mins by taxi from the city centre.
7 Visit Museo Nacional de la Lucha Contra Bandidos – mainly for the views from the bell tower. People gather to salsa dance each night in front of Casa de la Música…join in!
8 🚌Trinidad to Viñales bus (Book >) Dep: 11:00 Arr: 12:45 🏨Hotel Jorge y Ana Luisa (Book >) All hotels >
Book your day 13 Palma Rubia to Havana taxi in Viñales to save money.
9 Go on a guided walk or horse ride through the Valle de Silencio. Arrange a guide through your hotel.
10 🚕Vinales to Palma Rubia taxi
⛴Palma Rubia to Cayo Levisa ferry
Dep: 08:30

Dep: 10:00

Arr: 09:30

Arr: 10:30

🏨Hotel Cayo Levisa (Book >) All hotels >
Nothing to do but enjoy the beach. Ask for a cabin further away from the restaurant for seclusion.
11-12 Take insect repellent.
13 ⛴Cayo Levisa to Palma Rubia ferry
🚕Palma Rubia to Havana taxi
Dep: 09:00

Dep: 09:30

Arr: 09:30

Arr: 11:30

🏨Mercure Sevilla (Book >) All hotels >
Scoop up any sights you’ve yet to visit. Receipts aren’t always accurate – be sure to check you pay for what you got.
14-15 ✈Havana to home Dep: Evening Arr: Afternoon (next day) Connect this Cuba itinerary with the Ecuador or Peru itinerary
Don’t forget to have cash for departure tax.
Budget Cayo Levisa
1 ✈To Havana (Book >) Dep: Morning Arr: Evening 🏨Casa Colonial 1715 (Book >) All hotels >
Stay awake and beat jetlag by having a drink at a street café in Plaza Vieja. Arrange a transfer from the airport.
2 Understand the somewhat biased Cuban perspective of history in the Museum of the Revolution. Walk on to the Malecon and on to see the bunkers in the Hotel Nacional grounds. Casas are sociable places. Buy a bottle of rum and get the conversation flowing.
3 Enjoy the beautiful architecture of Plaza Vieja on the way to the equally photogenic Plaza de Armas where a visit to the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales is a must. People inviting you on the streets to music nights may not be trustworthy, try El Patio or Santo Angel for a Cuban taste.
4 🚌Havana to Cienfuegos bus (Book >) Dep: 07:00 Arr: 11:35 🏨Hostal Colonial D+D (Book >) All hotels >
Pargue Jose Marti is surrounded by pretty buildings, such as Tomas Terry Theatre. Stroll along the Malecon in the evening. Your hotel tonight is a destination in itself – relax in its charming environs.
5 🚌Cienfuegos to Trinidad bus (Book >) Dep: 11:40 Arr: 13:25 🏨Casa Cofradia (Book >) All hotels >
You’ve made it to one of the prettiest towns on the planet. Soak it all in as you wander cobbled streets. Dip in to must-see Museo Romantico and Museo Historico. Try to book Trinidad accommodation ahead in peak season – it gets very busy.
6 Take a hike up Cerro de la Vigía for extensive views, including of Ancon Beach where you can spend the afternoon in Caribbean idyll. Ancon Beach is less than 10 mins by taxi from the city centre.
7 Visit Museo Nacional de la Lucha Contra Bandidos – mainly for the views from the bell tower. People gather to salsa dance each night in front of Casa de la Música…join in!
8 🚌Trinidad to Viñales bus (Book >) Dep: 11:00 Arr: 12:45 🏨Hotel Jorge y Ana Luisa (Book >) All hotels >
Book your day 13 Palma Rubia to Havana taxi in Viñales to save money.
9 Go on a guided walk or horse ride through the Valle de Silencio. Arrange a guide through your hotel.
10 🚕Vinales to Palma Rubia taxi
⛴Palma Rubia to Cayo Levisa ferry
Dep: 08:30

Dep: 10:00

Arr: 09:30

Arr: 10:30

🏨Hotel Cayo Levisa (Book >) All hotels >
Nothing to do but enjoy the beach. Ask for a cabin further away from the restaurant for seclusion.
11-12 Take insect repellent.
13 ⛴Cayo Levisa to Palma Rubia ferry
🚕Palma Rubia to Havana taxi
Dep: 09:00

Dep: 09:30

Arr: 09:30

Arr: 11:30

🏨Casa Colonial Yadilis y Joel (Book >) All hotels >
Scoop up any sights you’ve yet to visit. Receipts aren’t always accurate – be sure to check you pay for what you got.
14-15 ✈Havana to home Dep: Evening Arr: Afternoon (next day) Connect this Cuba itinerary with the Ecuador or Peru itinerary
Don’t forget to have cash for departure tax.

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