Day 3: The Valley of Vinales
Valley of Vinales

Havana to Vinales

Today we’ll travel to Pinar del Rio province, in the west of Cuba, and to the small village of Viñales located in a valley of the same name, which possesses some of Cuba’s most dramatic landscapes and is the world’s best tobacco growing region. The beautiful, fertile valley is surrounded by unusual limestone outcrops known as ‘Mogotes’. A visit here is a great way of gaining an insight into life in rural Cuba and you’ll be served a traditional Cuban lunch.

Cuba Multi-Centre - Vinales
Cuba Multi-Centre - Vinales
Cuba Multi-Centre - Vinales
Cuba Multi-Centre - Vinales

A Tour of Vinales

On the way in from Havana, you will enjoy a visit to a cigar factory and a working tobacco farm, where you will learn about the lifestyle of local farmers as well as about the growing of tobacco. In Vinales, we include a visit to the "Mural de Pre-history" where a history of evolution is painted in bright colours on the side of a Mogote, and an underground boat ride in the "Cueva del Indio", one of Vinales many fascinating caves.

Tours Cuba - Vinales
Tours Cuba - Vinales
Tours Cuba - Vinales
Tours Cuba - Vinales

Afternoon at your Leisure

The afternoon is at your leisure and you’ll find an abundance of opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast; perhaps explore the landscape on horses or simply go for a stroll through the amazing valley. The terrace of the Los Jasmines Hotel, where you will stay, provides magnificent panoramic views of Viñales Valley. We highly recommend enjoying a cocktail by its pool whilst taking in the sunset over the limestone outcrops and lush tobacco fields.

Day 4: Cienfuegos
Tour Cuba - Cienfuegos
Tour Cuba - Cienfuegos
Tour Cuba - Cienfuegos
Tour Cuba - Cienfuegos
Tour Cuba - Cienfuegos

Bay of Pigs and Cienfuegos

This morning your group will be taken to the colonial port city of Cienfuegos, along the way, we’ll include a stop at the Peninsula de Zapata for a visit to a local crocodile farm.

Another stop will be at the historic Bay of Pigs where you’ll see the actual place where US forces landed during the 1961 invasion of Cuba as well as visiting a fascinating museum about the invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Tours Cuba- Cienfuegos, Cuba

Evening in Cienfuegos

Lunch will also be provided and on arrival in Cienfuegos, after checking in to your hotel, we will have dinner at the beautiful Cienfuegos Yacht Club with is wraparound terraces and great views over the bay.

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