Join us in rediscovering Cuba and the lively culture of this historical Caribbean gem, with its friendly and inquisitive people, who are quick to smile and talk openly with you about their day-to-day lives, culture, work and family traditions. Unravel the epic sweep of Cuba’s history during this extraordinary people‑to‑people exchange. Interact with locals who will illuminate the traditions of these indigenous peoples; the lasting influence of Spain; the glamorous landscape that drew celebrities, gangsters, movie stars, writers, artists and heads of state; the legacy of Fidel Castro and the island’s revolutionary past and its emerging future. Experience Cuba’s vivid culture, native island energy and irresistible zest for life.
Discover the full portrait of Cuba on this intimate cultural exchange and experience the true character and traditions of the island, with well-known highlights like dynamic Havana and Santa Clara, and lesser-visited gems, such as Sancti Spíritus. Explore five of Cuba’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Old Havana, with its vibrant spirit, iconic Malecón and beautifully restored fortifications; 16th-century Trinidad, where elaborate edifices were built from the prosperity of the sugar industry; the picturesque colonial town of Cienfuegos; the rolling, verdant hills of the Viñales Valley; and the historic center of Camaguëy, often considered the artistic capital of Cuba. Admire Cuba’s misty valleys and lush green tobacco fields, striking karst formations and the azure sea along the island’s stunning coastline.
This travel program offers a full schedule of events, all of which involve significant people-to-people exchanges with Cubans from diverse backgrounds who reflect this island’s unique rhythm of daily life and are eager to share their triumphs, challenges, experiences and cultural perspectives with you.
Throughout this specially designed program, enjoy ideally located accommodations in Havana’s Iberostar Parque Central, the Jagua Hotel
in Cienfuegos, Trinidad’s Iberostar Grand Hotel, and the Hotel Santa María in Camagüey.
We do hope you will join us for this unforgettable experience!
The Travel Program outlined here is subject to the features, final pricing and terms and conditions set forth in the published Travel Program brochure.
Castillo del Morro, Havana