Duration: 10 days
Category: Adventure & culture
Language: English and Spanish
Enjoy an adventure tour through Cuba in a bike and visit its famous places! Ride through the beautiful landscapes of Cuba’s Guaniguanico and El Rosario regions. Highlights of our adventure are the visit to the famous tobacco region Pinar del Río where you get to experience Cuba’s cigars and rum; as well as riding through Viñales Valley where the legendary tobacco grows. Moreover, visit Ancón Valley where Fidel held his secret meetings during “la Revolución” and Cueva de los Portales, the hide-out of Che Guevarra during the standoff with President Kennedy. Walk through Soroa’s beautiful orchid garden and enjoy las Terrazas before returning to explore lively Havana: a multi-faceted adventure that cannot be missed!
Another component that may interest you may be to participate in volunteer activities where you can support needed people with caring and assistance. All this will be taking place in a safe and informed manner, ecologically friendly, without harming nature or disturbing wildlife.
Arrival to the International Airport of Cancun. Welcome and assistance by EcoColors staff. Transfer to the hotel Rey del Caribe.
Rey del Caribe or similar.
Breakfast at Cancun hotel. Transfer to the airport. Arrival at Jose Marti Havana International Airport of Cuba. Tour will be welcomed by your professional naturalist guide. Transfer to your hotel. Briefing about the bike tour. Cena en el Restaurant Don Cangrejo.
Breakfast at your hotel and transfer to Pinar Del Río the famous tobacco region in western Cuba. We will visit both a tobacco factory and a rum distillery where “Guayabita” is produced and go on a tour through the town. Almuerzo en Finca Paraiso Accommodation at the Aguas Claras Hotel.
Day 4: Jagua Vieja Road
Breakfast. On today’s tour we will take the Jagua Vieja Road to La Palma at Ancón Valley – a tour of quaint landscapes and untouched valleys. En route, there is the possibility of visiting the country lodge where Fidel Castro held secret meetings during the Cuban Revolution. We will have a picnic lunch in the lush valley and then be taken to our next destination: Aguas Claras Hotel, nestling in idyllic surroundings which are perfect for a short hike or walk.
Breakfast and ride to Cayo Jutias, a small island located on the north coast of Pinar del Río Cuba connected by a small road to the picturesque beach of Cayo Jutias. The island is connected to the mainland by a man-made causeway. Once there, we can have lunch at the beach, hire a boat or swim in the beautiful sea. After that, ride back to Viñales to the Hotel Rancho San Vicente MAP.
After breakfast, we will ride to Soroa (ca. 65 miles), here you can visit the famous orchid gardens and we continue to Cueva de los Portales. (Caves) This beautiful area was the hide out that Che Guevara used during the ’62 standoff with Kennedy and this will be the site for our picnic, found in Sierra del Rosario, a protected rural area of sustainable development. Alojamiento y Cena en el Hotel Soroa.
Visita a las Terrazas con almuerzo. The river San Juan and its little waterfall flow through the thick forest, where one can see little lakes, ruins and coffee plantations from the 19th century and sulphurous sources. The most well-known is Las Terrazas. Transfer to La Habana. Dinner en el Restaurant Casa Española
City tour en La Habana vieja 4 plazas. Almuerzo en la Imprenta.
Habana has a very deep story and sightseen places that we cannot leave behind;
En la tarde visita al Hemingway Museum, the beautiful view of Cojimar, the Morro Fortress and the Monument of Redentor Christ.
Dinner with show en el Café Taberna.
Breakfast and transfer to the airport in Havana. Return flight to Cancun, Mexico. Arrival transfer to hotel Beach Scape or Similar.
Day 10: Departure from Mexico
Breakfast and transfer to the airport.
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