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The rhythm of Cuba – the Rumba, the Son and the Salsa

The tumbaos rhythm at every street corner, local houses with rainbow colours, cars looking like they have come out of a museum, energy… mesmerizing!
A desire of Rumba and Son or the delicately perfumed rum, salsero eager for dance beat or fauna and flora lovers… Become intoxicated by the rhythm and jewels of Cuba — « The Pearl of the Caribbean » — and share time with the Cuban people. Heirs to a rich and dense history and culture, the inhabitants will allow you experience the traditions that punctuate their daily life, with their characteristic spontaneity and joie de vivre. A pleasure for the senses and for the mind !

Price:

From CHF 1,640.–

Length of holiday:

14 days (13 nights)

Departure dates:

November to July

Features of the holiday

Destination: Antilles, Caribbean, Central America, Cuba
Season: Spring, Winter
Responsible travel: Accommodation, Food, Local food, Micro-economy, Small organization
Travel type: Active holidays
Traveller type: Couple, Family, More mature, Small group, Solo
Activities: Beach, Bike ride, Dance class, Education, Percussion class, Swimming, Tour, Walk
Accommodation: Guesthouse
Natural environment: Flora, Forest, Sea, Seaside, Tropical plants
Culture: Architecture, Art, Coffee cultivation, Colonial style, Customs, Dance, History, Music
Climate: Savanna, Tropical
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Itinerary of the holiday

  • Day 1 : Arrival and welcome at Havana Airport.
  • Day 2 : Explore the city on foot with the local guide. In the afternoon, siesta. In the evening, discover small restaurants.
  • Day 3 : Introduction to the Salsa dance, then see the city. In the evening, a concert.
  • Day 4 : Introduction to percussion, then discovery of the city. In the afternoon, beach. In the evening, a concert.
  • Day 5 : In the morning, discovery of the city. In the evening, ballet at the opera or concert.
  • Day 6 : Travel from Havana to Viñales.
  • Day 7 : Discovery of the sites of Viñales.
  • Day 8 : Transfer from Viñales to Cienfuegos.
  • Day 9 : Morning excursion to the botanical garden. In the afternoon, transfer to Trinidad.
  • Day 10 : Explore the city on foot. In the afternoon, siesta. In the evening, a concert.
  • Day 11 : Rumba dance class, then discovery of the city. In the evening, a concert.
  • Day 12 : Travel from Trinidad to Matanzas.
  • Day 13 : In the morning, cultural discovery of Matanzas. In the afternoon, transfer Matanzas to Havana. In the evening, a last concert or show.
  • Day 14 : Return flight to Switzerland.

Map

Center map
Traffic
Bicycling
Transit

Length of the holiday

14 days (13 nights)

Departure dates

November to July

Price

Price per person in a double room:
CHF 2,995.– (2 pers.)
CHF 2,040.– (4 pers.)
CHF 1,840.– (6 pers.)
CHF 1,640.– (8 pers.)

Single room supplement: CHF 420.–

Included with the holiday

  • 13 nights in a double room in Casa Particular,
  • dance and percussion classes,
  • breakfast,
  • guide,
  • transfers and trips between cities

Not included with the holiday

  • international flights,
  • travel insurance (compulsory),
  • lunch and dinner,
  • admission to museums, concerts, night parties,
  • tips,
  • personal expenses

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