Days 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: Cayo Jutias Excursion
Tours Cuba- Cayo Jutias, Pinar del Rio, Cuba

Excursion to Cayo Jutias

Today we will visit the beautiful island of Cayo Jutias, 60km from Vinales, which offers 3km of white sand and turquoise waters.

Tours Cuba - Cayo Jutias
Tours Cuba - Cayo Jutias
Tours Cuba - Cayo Jutias

Unwind by the Beach at Cayo Jutias.

This area is relatively undiscovered and unspoilt, and is an ideal place to switch off and relax on a beach that you may well find to be totally deserted! The area offers snorkelling opportunities, and whenever you’re ready you’ll be driven back to your hotel in Vinales where the afternoon and evening are at your leisure.

Day 5: Cienfuegos
Tour Cuba - Cienfuegos
Tour Cuba - Cienfuegos
Tour Cuba - Cienfuegos
Tour Cuba - Cienfuegos
Tour Cuba - Cienfuegos

Vinales to Cienfuegos

This morning you’ll 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. On arrival in Cienfuegos you will check into the Hotel La Union, one of the most charming boutique hotels in Cuba, before enjoying lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, your guide will take you on a walking tour of this laid back maritime city, known as the 'Pearl of the South', due to its lovely location on a picturesque Caribbean bay. You’ll see the city’s well preserved colonial centre and learn about its proud musical tradition and its famous musicians such as Benny More

Tours Cuba- Cienfuegos, Cuba

Evening in Cienfuegos

The evening is at your leisure. We recommend relaxing at the hotel pool or enjoying a drink on the rooftop terrace, which offers unsurpassed views of the city and sea.

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