Road to Revolution Trekking Tour

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Retrace the path of the 1959 Revolution, soaking up the history, atmosphere and breathtaking beauty of Cuba’s mountains. Trek deep into the thick cloud forest to uncover Fidel Castro’s former headquarters (never discovered by Batista’s soldiers) and summit Cuba’s tallest mountain. You’ll explore the city where the Cuban Revolution was both started and proclaimed a victory – Santiago de Cuba – as well as charming “City of Parks”, Holguín.

  • Holguín + Turquino National Park + Sierra Maestra + Santiago de Cuba
  • Price is based on 7 nights, 2 people sharing standard rooms. Quotation includes accommodation, transfers as described, English-speaking tour guide and representation services. Excludes international flights. Accommodation in hotels is subject to availability. If a listed hotel is fully booked, alternate accommodation will be booked within the same hotel category without surcharge/reduction. If no hotel in same category available, we reserve the right to apply a surcharge for any higher category or a reduction for any lower category.

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Sample Itinerary Based on a 7 Night Trip

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Day 1 - Holguin

Welcome to the charming city of Holguin! Upon arrival, you will transfer to the hotel. We can organise your transfer or you can arrange this yourself. Accommodation: Hotel in Holguin of 3* standard.

Day 2 - Holguin - Turquino National Park

Your tour guide will meet you in the hotel reception at 8:30 am. The bus will take you to the charming town of Bayamo which sits at the foot of the Sierra Maestra mountain range. After a short guided tour of the city, you will head to the Sierra Maestra to begin the first hike of your trip. You will follow the same path as the rebels of the Cuban Revolution, walking from the Alto de Naranja to the Comandancia de la Plata, the former headquarters of Fidel Castro. Hiking info: Approx. 2 hours (easy). Accommodation: huts/tents. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 3 - Turquino National Park

You will trek through the lush rainforest of Turquino National Park towards Aguada de Joaquin (1.360m), enjoying the spectacular scenery and peaceful atmosphere of the mountains. Hiking info: Approx. 5 hours. Accommodation: huts/tents. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 4 - Turquino National Park

Today you will embark on the most demanding yet rewarding leg of your trip: the ascent of Cuba’s highest mountain (1.974m). The hike will take you through a variety of beautiful natural landscapes and at the summit you will be treated to breathtaking panoramic views. After a rest and some photos, you will hike back down to Aguada de Joaqin. From here, the bus will take you to your hotel. Hiking info: Approx 8-9 hours (hard). Accommodation: Hotel in the Sierra Maestra of 2* standard. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 5 - Sierra Maestra

Today you will enjoy a more relaxing day amongst the lush beauty of the Sierra Maestra region. The gentle hike will take you to El Salton waterfall where you can swim and enjoy a cool, restorative shower after the demanding hikes of the past few days. Hiking info: Approx 3.5 hours (easy). Accommodation: Hotel in the Sierra Maestra of 2* standard. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 6 - Sierra Maestra – Santiago de Cuba

You will leave the tranquillity of the Sierra Maestra Mountains for the vibrancy of Cuba's second largest city, Santiago de Cuba. Embrace its lively Caribbean spirit as you discover the city's highlights on a guided tour! Accommodation: Hotel in Santiago de Cuba of 3* Standard. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner.

Day 7 - Santiago de Cuba - Holguin

The bus will take you back to Holguin. In the afternoon, you can enjoy some free time exploring the city and its many parks. Accommodation: Hotel in Holguin of 3* standard. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 8 - Departure

Transfer to the airport of Holguin (optional). If you would like to extend your stay in Cuba, we would be delighted to make further arrangements for your stay. Meals: Breakfast.

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Dates & Prices

Please note:- Dates and Average Prices by month to help you plan ahead. Prices are approximate, updated daily, and may vary depending on your choice of airline, hotel, and optional extras such as visas, car-hire, transfers, and personal guides. Circumstances beyond our control such as flight fare changes and hotel availability may also affect prices. To get an exact quotation for your Cuba holiday, please speak to one of our consultants on 0207 148 3042.
Hotel Villa El Bosque

Hotel Villa El Bosque

Located in the lush and tranquil outskirts of Holguín, Hotel Villa El Bosque is the perfect place to relax and recharge after a day of sightseeing. Lounge by the onsite swimming pool or get involved in the animation team's lively schedule of games and performances. The hotel boasts its own restaurant, lobby bar, snack bar, shop and nightclub. Each of the 69 rooms is air-conditioned and features an en-suite bathroom, telephone, satellite television and safe.

Please note: Room upgrades and Board-Basis upgrades may be available for this Hotel. To request an upgrade or a different hotel altogether, please call your Cuba Direct holiday consultant.
Huts/Tents

Huts/Tents

Two nights spent in Cuba's great outdoors! You will sleep in tents or basic huts. Wake up to spectacular scenery, what a way to start the day! 

Please note: Room upgrades and Board-Basis upgrades may be available for this Hotel. To request an upgrade or a different hotel altogether, please call your Cuba Direct holiday consultant.
Hotel El Saltón in the Sierra Maestra, Cuba

Hotel El Saltón Sierra Maestra

Perfectly positioned for those who want to embrace the lush beauty of the Sierra Maestra, El Saltón features a 30-m waterfall, three natural pools, a jacuzzi, sauna, gym, restaurant, bars and more. Each room has its own balcony or terrace where guests can enjoy the spectacular surrounding beauty. Rooms have air-conditioning and en suite bathrooms.

Please note: Room upgrades and Board-Basis upgrades may be available for this Hotel. To request an upgrade or a different hotel altogether, please call your Cuba Direct holiday consultant.
Hotel Las Americas

Hotel Las Americas

Boasting friendly staff and good quality services, the centrally-located Hotel Las Americas is an excellent spot to stay in Cuba's second-largest city. The onsite swimming pool is ideal for cooling off after a busy day of sightseeing - alternatively relax with a mojito at the bar. The hotel is home to 68 comfortable, air-conditioned rooms, each with a private bathroom, satellite television, phone and radio.

Please note: Room upgrades and Board-Basis upgrades may be available for this Hotel. To request an upgrade or a different hotel altogether, please call your Cuba Direct holiday consultant.