The Best of Cuba – by car
Havana, María La Gorda, Viňales, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Escambray, Santa Maria, Bay of Pigs
WHY CHOOSE THIS TOUR?
- tour can be customized according to your requirements
- rent a car and discover Cuba on your own – self drive
- includes visit of sights of UNESCO
The best of Cuba – by car – is particularly suitable for those who like to travel alone and want to discover every corner of this amazing country. The program offers an interesting circuit in western Cuba, the most beautiful places and beaches of this exotic island. Within 14 days you will taste the atmosphere of Havana, the white pristine beaches, you can see how the tobacco is grown, colonial architecture and Cubans in their daily lives.
Day 1 – Arrival to Havana
Welcome at Havana airport. The tour guide will bring you to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 – Havana (B)
You have time to discover the city of Havana on your own. Alternatively, we can arrange for you a tour guide. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 – María La Gorda (B)
In the morning you pick up your car and leave on virgin beaches towards western tip of Cuba. María la Gorda is a very popular site with beautiful beaches, where you can relax for the rest of the day. Respectively. You can visit the local biosphere reserve protected by UNESCO. For divers, we recommend diving in this area. Overnight in a nice beachfront bungalows.
Day 4 – María La Gorda (B)
Today, you can enjoy virgin beaches nearby Maria la Gorda, overnight in bungalows.
Day 5 – María La Gorda – Viňales (B)
After breakfast you drive to the Viñales Valley, which is the best region in the world for growing tobacco. In addition beautiful natural scenery creates a unique atmosphere. Overnight in 3* hotel in the area around Viñales.
Day 6 – Viňales (B)
Breakfast and free day in the area called Viňales. Overnight in hotel.
Day 7 – Cienfuegos (B)
In the morning, you will travel towards the southern Caribbean side of Cuba. Make a stop by Cienfuegos, a city also known as the “Pearl of the South”. We recommend a short stroll in a town. You can purchase small gifts in the local little shops and in typical Cuban bars. Overnight near the city in a 3* hotel.
Day 8 – Colonial town Trinidad (B)
Breakfast, then transfer to nearby Trinidad, colonial city with beautiful houses, stone tiles and red roofs. Overnight in 3* hotel.
Day 9 – Trinidad, beach Acón (B)
Free day at Ancón beach and swimming in the Caribbean Sea. We recommend to purchase an excursion to the National Park Topes de Collantes. Overnight in 3* hotel.
Den 10 – Escambray, Santa María (B)
After breakfast you leave through the main city of the province of Santa Clara towards the exotic island of Santa Maria or the island of Cayo Las Brujas. Overnight in 3* hotel.
Day 11 – Cayo Santa María (B)
Day at your leisure at romantic beaches on the island of Cayo Santa Maria or Cayo Las Brujas, which is connected to the mainland by embankment. Overnight in 3* hotel or original bungalows.
Day 12 – Cayo Santa María (B)
Another relaxing day on the unspoiled beaches of Cayo Santa Maria or Cayo Las Brujas. You can also visit other neighboring islands. Overnight in 3* hotel.
Day 13 – Bay of Pigs (B)
Breakfast, then travel to Playa Giron. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in 3* hotel.
Day 14 – Return to Havana (B)
Departure to Havana where you return the car. Followed by an evening flight back home.
- all services, transfers and excursions detailed in the program
- car rental – economy class
- all nights accommodation in a 3* hotel / bungalows
- meals detailed in the program (B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner)
- permanent English assistance by our Operations Department
- international airfare
- airport tax – 25 CUC
- meals and services not detailed in the program
- personal expenses
- optional excursions
- single supplemet
- accommodation upgrade to 4* hotel
- vehicle class upgrade
- extended stay in Cuba
- Price per person (2 people in double / twin room).
- The program can be customized according to your requirements.
- The driver must be at least 21 years old and must present their driver’s license and passport.
- This tour, The best of Cuba is self-drive.
- The price is subject to availability and actual airfare cost.
- Difficulty level of this tour – moderate.