Cuba Expedition, Spring ’16

Cuba & Jamaica is home to passion. From pirates and cigars to salsa rhythms and rum cocktails, all topped with white sand beaches and pristine nature.

Cuba Expedition, Spring ’16

An authentic Cuba experience, with extension to Jamaica and Cayman islands.
Sleep in casas particulares, eat in local paladares, embark on a self-drive tour through colourful colonial towns and white sand beaches.

This is a self-drive tour around Cuba and Jamaica, and does not include a local guide.
Travellers may participate in the whole trip, or join in specific parts only.
Please contact us for additional details or information.

For the full itinerary or to arrange a custom trip on other dates, check https://indiehorizons.eu/selected-trips/cuba-jamaica/

Trip highlights include:

  • Witness the colourful and vibrant life of Havana Vieja
  • Ride in a 50’s car
  • Sip mojitos in an old mafia cabaret
  • Enjoy street musicians, salsa dancing and reggae music
  • Visit rum museums, cigar factories, sugar and tobacco plantations
  • Experience authentic Cuban hospitality in casas particulares and paladares restaurants
  • Wander in colourful colonial towns
  • Relax on endless white sand beaches
  • Swim among sting rays
  • See the ruins of the most notorious pirate haven ever

Schedule:

  • 2/5 International flights
    Travel from your home city with the airline of your choice
  • 3-5/5 Havana (3 nights)
    Havana Vieja walking tour, ride in 50’s cars, Tropicana cabaret show, Pinar del Rio day trip
  • 6-16/5 Cuba island tour (11 nights)
    Guama, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Camaguey, Santiago de Cuba, Baracoa, Guardalavaca, Cayo Coco, Santa Clara, Varadero, including 2 leisure days at the beach
  • 17-18/5 Cayman islands (2 nights)
    Stingray city, 7 mile beach
  • 19-22/5 Jamaica (4 nights)
    Kingston, Port Antonio, Ocho Rios, Falmouth, Montego Bay, Negril
  • 23-24/5 International flights
    Travel back home, through Cuba or directly from Jamaica

Cuban tour cost: 450€/person
Price includes transportation (medium car rental, second driver, initial fuel, insurance) and accommodation (15 nights in casas particulares). Overnight in a hotel of your choice can also be arranged at additional cost.
Price excludes breakfast (estimate 3-4€/person), meals (estimate 10€/person), fuel (2800km, estimate 250-300€ total), special activities and entrance fees (50’s car ride 50$/person, Tropicana show, museums).
Price assumes a 4 pax group on a single car self drive tour, renting two rooms in economic casas particulares.

Cayman islands stopover cost: 170€/person
Price includes transportation (small car rental) and accommodation (3* hotel, B&B), assuming 2 pax in double room. Flight tickets are included in the Jamaica cost.
Price excludes meals, fuel, special activities and entrance fees (Stingray city boat ride, museums).

Jamaica extention cost: 740€/person
Price includes transportation (small car rental), accommodation (AirBnB) and return flight tickets from Cuba.
Price excludes meals, fuel (600km, estimate 70€) and entrance fees (museums).

All prices are subject to availability and currency fluctuations (calculated with a €/$=1.10 exchange rate).
International flights from Europe to Cuba (estimate 600€), travel insurance (estimate 100€) are not included in the price, but can be arranged in advance.
For visa (estimate 25€) you have to contact your local Cuban embassy. Passports must be valid for 6 months after the departure date.

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