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
- 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.