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A Cuban Brushstroke

Overview

Your tour of natural Cuba begins in La Terrazas - an eco-friendly actvity centre that is fun, fascinating and beautiful. Good for you and for the planet! After full day of fresh air and fun head to Soroa for the night.

Beautiful Soroa offers an tranquil haven - home to orchids and other tropical plants towering high all around, take a walk through this spectacular wilderness ending at a crystal clear natural waterfall. After your walk, head on to the famous Viñales Valley.

Located in Pinar del Río, the Viñales Valley is a must-see for any nature lover visiting Cuba. Take a boat trip, soak in the dramatic views and observe some unbelievable prehistoric art, before heading onto Havana for your onward travel or extend your stay with another tour!

Itinerary

Day 1: Havana – La Terrazas - Soroa
Travel from Havana to the stunning surroundings of the eco-village ‘La Terrazas’! This UNESCO Biosphere reserve is an eco-friendly activity centre located on an old coffee plantation. Spend the day in this wild and picturesque area visiting the local community, exploring the village and, if you are brave enough, even take a ‘canopy tour’! Have lunch at local restaurant, and cool off in the waters of the San Juan River before continuing onto Soroa for dinner at your hotel.

Day 2: Soroa- Viñales
Soroa is an exquisite area of Cuba that is very popular with both visitors and locals alike due to its stunning natural surroundings. During your tour see beautiful orchids and other tropical plants towering high all around you and visit the amazing waterfall that will take your breath away! After lunch in a local restaurant, continue to Viñales to visit Casa del Veguero Montesino, which has been in the hands of the same family for three generations, one of Cuba's best-known tobacco producers. Dinner will be served at your hotel in Viñales.

Day 3: Viñales- Havana
Today, take a tour into the stunning Viñales Valley in Pinar del Río. The stretching lush greenness of the area is truly spectacular and is where the best tobacco in the world is grown. Enjoy the tour through the valley, visiting the Mural of Prehistory en route before lunch at a local restaurant. Following lunch, there is an optional visit to La Cueva del Indio (The Indian cave) which showcases incredibly preserved evidence of prehistoric art. Return to Havana.

Fancy some time to relax on Cuba's beautiful beaches? Additional nights at a beach resort are available in Varadero or a number of other beautiful areas - get in touch to add extra beach days to your tour!

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Essentials

Included:
  • Transfers during the tour in an air-conditioned bus
  • Guaranteed fixed departures on set days of the week (Fridays)
  • Guide service throughout the tour
  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Activities as indicated in the itinerary
  • Assistance in airports and tourist centres as per itinerary
  • Option to extend your stay (additional costs apply)
  • Not Included:
  • Transfers to and from airports at the beginning and end of the tour
  • International flights
  • Accommodation on day 3 (we can arrange this on request).
  • Essentials

    Are you wondering about flights, deposits and other bits and pieces? Here are a few items of essential information that could help with the planning of your trip with Tango Tours. If you have any questions please just contact us.

    International Flights
    Getting to Cuba is straightforward from most areas of the world, but you may find that the choice is bewildering, or you’re not sure about the easiest route. Tango Tours are experienced in planning flights and we are very happy to advise you on the different choices available. Because prices tend to increase closer to your departure date, we advise that you buy your international flight tickets as soon as you have made a decision about your trip. As an ATOL bonded tour operator, we can assist in your purchase of international flights. In fact, your entire tour can be protected under our ATOL licence by booking your international flight with us. Please note that 100% of your flight ticket price is payable on tour confirmation and is non-refundable.

    Internal Flights
    As with international flights, Tango Tours' friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to book your internal flights. Our ATOL licence will protect your whole tour if your internal flights are purchased through us. Please note that flights are non-refundable and 100% of your flight ticket price is payable on tour confirmation.

    Payment
    To confirm your booking with Tango Tours, we require a payment of 20% of the ground-based arrangements and 100% of all flights booked with us. The remaining balance of your tour is then payable 10 weeks prior to departure. For any bookings made within these 10 weeks, the full amount is payable.

    Activities
    We provide brief information about activities/ excursions in the itinerary, if you would like to know more we are very happy to provide more in-depth details. Please note all itineraries may be subject to change.