Itineraries

We offer private, multi-day people-to-people educational tours that highlight Cuban culture, history, and the island’s one-of-a-kind natural landscape. Trip dates and itineraries are scheduled to fit clients’ needs and are completely private — travelers are never put into larger groups with strangers. Our trips include a customized selection of topics and activities, or groups can choose to focus on a specific theme. Pricing varies greatly depending on group size, trip length, lodging preferences, and activities. We work to craft itineraries that fit a range of budgets while catering to clients’ particular interests.


 

Our trips include:

  • Informative, English speaking guide
  • Customized activities that to fit your travel style and adhere to U.S. regulations
  • Reservations at the island’s best restaurants
  • Lodging and breakfasts in local casas particulares — private Cuban guesthouses
  • Optional meetings with Cuban academics and specialists (society, politics, art, economics, etc.)
  • All transportation, including airport pick-up and drop-off


THEMES

 

Food: Experience the best of the island’s restaurant/paladares, produce markets, street eats, and farms. Savor delicious home cooked meals and learn how to make traditional Cuban dishes.

 

History and Architecture: Walk the streets of Havana with a Cuban architectural specialist exploring the city’s eclectic mixture of Colonial, Neoclassical, Art Deco, Soviet Brutalist, and Modern architecture. Take in the smallest details through intimate house tours and view the city as a whole from the tops of it’s tallest buildings.

 

Photography: Explore the city’s undiscovered neighborhoods and visit Havana’s photo galleries and studios. Walk the city with a local photographer and learn about the city as you document its beautiful people, architecture, cars and landscapes.

 

Yoga/Wellness: Spend mornings practicing yoga with a local teacher and afternoons exploring the city with your Cuban guide. Visit farms, hike mountains, ride horses and explore the vast, unspoiled Cuban countryside.

 

Art and Design: Explore the city’s museums, galleries, and artist’s studios with a Cuban art expert. Meet artists and learn about the island’s rich artistic history and it’s evolution from Spanish colony to its contemporary context.

 

Biking and Hiking: Venture to areas rarely seen by most travelers by trekking the city and the countryside on bikes and on foot. Meet Cuban bike mechanics who repair and refurbish used bikes and learn about what it takes to keep the bikes (and the business!) up and running.

 

Coffee, Rum, Cigars: Learn about the origins, traditions and production methods of Cuba’s most well known agricultural products.  Meet farmers and visit factories where the traditional commodities are harvested, distilled and packaged for sale.

 

Afro-Cuban Religion and Culture: Explore the history of the African diaspora in Cuba — meet experts and visit museums and other cultural sites that celebrate the island’s rich African heritage and highlight the contributions of generations of Afro-Cubans.
 

Contact us to begin planning your Cuba trip!