15  DAY WEST TO EAST CUBA TOUR… JANUARY 5 TO 19, 2018

This 15 day tour has been designed to offer you a chance to visit many of the most important areas of Cuba.  The tour will begin in Varadero, for its convenience and will end in the province of Holguin where you will fly home from.  Americans can now come to Cuba with few restrictions so many of the hotels are overbooking to accommodate them.  Having said that, it is important for me to book early.  I can only take a maximum of twenty two people on my tours…by choice, so I suggest, if you are interested, please contact me ASAP and I will add your name to my list and let you know when the tour is confirmed and how to proceed with flights, etc.

I look forward to having you along to experience this incredible country.

TO CONFIRM THIS TOUR I WILL NEED A MINIMUM 14 PEOPLE


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MEAL CODE

Please note meals included:

  • B – breakfast
  • L – lunch
  • D – dinner
  • AI – All Inclusive

DAY 1 – Arrive in Vardero and transfer to your 4 * all inclusive beach resort. (A/I)

DAY 2 – Enjoy a relaxing morning and leave after lunch for Havana. En route to Havana, we will stop at the highest bridge in Cuba for a photo op and to partake in the best Piña Colada in the world. Continue to Havana and check into our 4 * hotel. Dinner at the hotel. (B/L/D)

DAY 3 – Breakfast at the hotel and a panoramic tour of the city by bus to visit all the important parts of the city. You will take a break for lunch…not included this day. After lunch you will walk to all the major squares in Old Havana to experience the history and amazing architecture. Dinner at the hotel. (B/D)

DAY 4 – Breakfast and day trip to Soroa with a visit to a famous orchid garden. Lunch at local restaurant. Return to Havana. Dinner at El Aljibe. Accommodation and dinner at Memories Miramar or H10 Panorama Hotel.

DAY 5 – Breakfast and transfer to the city of Cienfuegos, the pearl of the Caribbean. En route you will be given a running commentary about the countryside, the history and cultural aspects about the area. You will have a chance to ask questions to our Cuban guide and learn more about how Cuba operates. Accommodation and dinner at hotel Jagua. Lunch not included. (B/D)

DAY 6 – Breakfast and transfer to the mountainous region of El Nicho . The ride up through the mountains offers spectacular views and we pass through small villages and typical countryside houses. El Nicho is a spectacular area with a small river cascading down the hill side creating waterfalls and swimming pools. You will have a Cuban style lunch here and return to the hotel in the afternoon. Dinner at the hotel (B/L/D)

DAY 7 – Breakfast and transfer to the Heritage city of Trinidad de Cuba Lunch will be at a central restaurant with a tour of the city to follow. You will then continue into the Escambray mountains to Topes de Collantes and down to the end of Lake Hanabanilla. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel by the same name (B/L/D)

DAY 8 – Breakfast and boat ride around the lake which is surrounded by the mountains to a remote farm for a visit.  Lunch included at a restaurant along the shore of the lake.  After lunch, return to the hotel and transfer to Santa Clara with a visit to the Che Guevara monument, mausoleum.  Accommodation and dinner at La Granjita hotel of similar.

DAY 9 – Breakfast and transfer to city Camaguey, third largest city in Cuba and one of the most interesting with its narrow winding streets, old cathedrals and famous artists. I will encourage everyone to tour the city by bicycle taxis which can be arranged by Eric, our guide…this is the best and most comprehensive way to experience this city and fun. Accommodation and dinner at the Gran hotel, or other in the city centre. Lunch NOT included. (BD)

DAY 10 – Breakfast and transfer to Bayamo, the cleanest city in Cuba and historically significant. We will be staying at a small hotel facing the main square and a pedestrian only area. Everything is an easy stroll from the hotel and you will go on a guided walking tour around part of the city. Accommodation and dinner at hotel Royalton or other . Lunch NOT included.  (BD)

DAY 11 – Breakfast and transfer to the second largest city in Cuba and the cradle of all historical revolutions, Santiago de Cuba. We will visit the famous El Cobre church en route.  We will stay at hotel Melia Santiago and have dinner at the hotel. Santiago is rich in culture, history with lots of entertainment available…..perhaps a baseball game. (B/D)

DAY 12 – Breakfast and city tour of all the most important, historic areas, including Morro fortress.  Lunch at a local restaurant.   Dinner is at the hotel. (B/L/D)

DAY 13 – Breakfast and transfer to Holguin city for a guided tour. After the tour transfer to the beach resort, Playa Costa Verde, on Playa Pesquero. This is an all-inclusive 4* hotel and it has all the amenities, including free nightly entertainment. Eat, drink and relax.

DAY 14 – Free in A/I

DAY 15 – Breakfast and transfer to the Holguin airport for your return flight

 


PRICE: $3,575.00  Based on double occupancy
add: $700.00 for single supplement.


Compare the quality and the price to other companies offering similar tours…Cuba1tours is best in both.  Due to the US influence in Cuba, prices have increased substantially.  Therefore, in order for me to compete, I have had to raise my prices and they still remain in Canadian dollars.


 

INCLUDED IN PRICE:

  • All accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Lunches where indicated
  • 4 nights at all inclusive resorts
  • Cuban guide and driver throughout
  • Bus assisted throughout
  • Guided city tours where indicated
  • Local guides where indicated
  • Canadian tour leader

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Air fare from Canada (suggested Westjet into Varadero and out of Holguin)
  • Beverages (except at all inclusive resorts)
  • Tips for bell boys, chambermaids, bar tenders (a collection is made at the beginning of the tour for tips of guides and driver and you will be informed of the amount with other detailed information mailed to you once you sign up)
  • -Trip insurance (cancellation and medical if required).
  • VALID PASSPORT REQUIRED
  • Deposit: A $500 deposit is required at time of booking and can be done by cheque (check) or credit card.
  • Final payment to be made 60 days prior to tour date.
  • Cheques should be made payable to Square 1 Travel and mailed to the following address:
  • SQUARE 1 TRAVEL
    449–B Fifth Street
    Courtenay BC V9N 1J7
    250–334–0355 or toll free 1–877–334–0355.
  • If you are using credit cards for payment of Cuba land portion there will be a 3% service charge added.
  • WHEN BOOKING PLEASE STATE SPECIFICALLY WHICH TOUR, BY NAME AND THE DATE.
  • This is West to East tour…JANUARY 5 TO 19, 2018
    Please specify which tour you wish to be booked on.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PAYMENT WITH CUBA1TOURS IN ASSOCIATION WITH SQUARE1TRAVEL, COURTENAY, BC:

  • A $500 CAD deposit is required at time of booking and unless the tour is cancelled, it is NON- refundable, but can be held by Square1travel and put towards a future tour within a year.
  • Full payment due sixty (60) days prior to date of the tour.  Once final payment is made it is 100% non refundable unless the tour is cancelled by the operator in which case it is then 100% refundable.
  • Money for all Cuba tours is transferred to Cuba and their policy is “non refundable”. 
  • No travel documents are issued by Cuban tour operators prior to arrival in Cuba.
  • All vouchers are presented direct to the hotels and other services by the Cuban tour guide. When payments are sent to Square1travel, you will be informed by the office when they arrive. Tom Robertson Cuba1tours 
  • VALID PASSPORT REQUIRED
  • WHEN BOOKING PLEASE STATE SPECIFICALLY WHICH TOUR, BY NAME AND THE DATE.
    This is WEST TO EAST  tour January 5-19, 2018

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