When we found out that G Adventures' own Justin Wegiel had just returned from our Sailing Cuba trip we wanted to find out what he thought. So we asked. Here’s what happened.
Please note that tourist travel to Cuba is prohibited under US law for US citizens and others under US jurisdiction. US citizens and those under US jurisdiction will not be permitted to book travel to Cuba with G Adventures.
Cruise through Havana in a vintage automobile, bliss out on a beautiful beach overlooking the Caribbean, explore Cueva del Indio by boat, walk among limestone peaks, visit a crocodile farm, learn about fascinating Cuban history.
Cuba’s past is well-known, but what of its present? Take the family and find out for yourself on this jam-packed 12-day adventure that celebrates the island’s colonial past and vibrant modern-day culture. Here, you’ll learn to salsa in Havana, go swimming in Cueva de los Peces, explore colonial Trinidad and learn about the revolution in historic Santa Clara. Blessed with history, culture, and unspoiled natural splendour, Cuba is captivating, indoors and out.
This trip is designed for parents and children to enjoy together. You will be travelling as part of a group of families with other children. The itinerary has been designed with the needs of the whole family in mind. We have given this trip a minimum age for this trip to allow you to be sure that you have the right trip for you and your family. Minimum age of 6 years for this trip. Please see the activities for any specific minimum age requirements.
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Take a tour of Havana in a classic American car before trying an optional salsa lesson in the afternoon.
Drive to Viñales and enjoy a walk among towering limestone karsts and a visit to the Caverna de Santo Tomas.
Tour the small community of Las Terrazas, with a visit to the natural pools of San Juan.
Visit the crocodile farm at Guama before heading to the caves and rivers of Cueva de los Peces and on to Playa Giron for the night.
Cross by ferry to the fortress of Castillo de Jagua. Spend the rest of the day free in Cienfuegos.
Transfer to Trinidad. Enjoy a tour of this beautiful colonial-era town and have plenty of free time to wander.
Have a free day to enjoy optional activities. Visitors looking for outdoor activities will find Trinidad a haven for horseback or bicycle riding (don’t expect any modern mountain bikes though!). If a beach sounds like what you're looking for, try snorkelling or diving in nearby Playa Ancón, just 12km (7.5 mi) from town.
Visit the nature reserve of Topes de Collantes, before transferring to the hacienda for the night.
Santa Clara is home to some of Cuba's most important historical locations. Visit the site of Che Guevara's mausoleum, and the famous armoured train that was a central part of the Cuban Revolution.
Return to Havana, where the afternoon is free to explore the city. Have time to learn how to make traditional musical instruments, and, of course, enjoy playing them.
Depart at any time.
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