The Heart of Cuba

February 9, 2017
11 Days
Overland Adventure
18 Guests
From $9,580
Cuban Local

Expedition Highlights

  • Join us for a rare opportunity to visit Cuba, made possible through our partnership with sister company, International Expeditions*, who is authorized to conduct travel programs to Cuba under the people-to-people license category.
  • Immerse yourself in the culture as you visit with friendly locals, savor traditional cuisine, and enjoy numerous musical performances, including a visit to the Buena Vista Social Club.
  • Explore the Zapata Wetlands—this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve is home to 171 species of birds, 18 of which are endemic, including bee hummingbirds, the world’s smallest living bird.
  • Stroll the atmospheric streets of the city to discover stunning colonial architecture and sun-splashed plazas, where classic American cars complete the scene of a by-gone era.
  • Visit the World Heritage Sites of Trinidad, founded in the 16th century, and the nearby Valley of the Sugar Mills, the historic center of Cuba's sugar industry.

*International Expeditions, Inc. is authorized under general and specific licenses to operate engage, organize and conduct people-to-people travel to Cuba that engages participants in meaningful interactions with individuals in Cuba.

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Trip Preparation: Gear Up!

  • UV TEC Shorts
UV TEC Shorts

When the temperatures rise in Havana, you’ll be comfortable in your UPF 50+-rated TEC shorts, complete with quick-drying capability, water-repellent finish, and ample pockets. Hike in lightweight comfort through the Zapata Wetlands, or stop into the Buena Vista Social Club—the shorts’ classic design takes you from one to the other in style.

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