KC Crew Cuba Trip

6-day Retreat to Cuba

DETAILS

Price: $1,335

Length: 6 days

Trip dates: June 28 – July 3, 2017

Destination(s): Havana & Viñales, Cuba

Price includes: Flights, Baggage & Service Fees, Authentic Lodging, Airport Transfers, Ground Transport, Welcome Dinner, Classic American Car Ride, Day Trip to Viñales, Local Guide & Booking Fees

No. travelers: 5-25

Itinerary:

ORLANDO


DAY 1  (June 28) KANSAS CITY TO ORLANDO
5:15 PM: Depart Kansas City for Orlando
9:00 PM: Arrive Orlando
Transfer to hotel and check in for 1 night

HAVANA


DAY 2  (June 29) ORLANDO TO HAVANA
8:35 AM: Depart Orlando for Havana
10:00 AM: Arrive Havana
Airport pickup and transfer to authentic lodging near city center; Check in for 4 nights
What better way to kick off your Cuban Adventure than with a ride along the Malecon in a pristine Classic American car? Crank up “Shaky Shaky” in your drop-top ’57 Chevy while you see all the major political and historic points in the city including the Hotel Nacional, the US Embassy, and memorials dedicated to Fidel Castro and Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Tip: In the afternoon, check out the city market in the park near La Fortaleza to find some Cuban artifacts, books, and other souvenirs. Traditional Cuban welcome dinner in the evening. Here you will learn to make a traditional Cuban cocktail and some traditional recipes to take home with you. Take to the streets in Old Havana for a night of live music, rum, and dancing – Cubano style!
Utilize your local connection to experience the best and most authentic parts of Havana
TOP TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
Museum of the Revolution
Morro Castle
El Capitolio
LOCAL FAVORITES
Provided by your Local Guide

DAY 3  (June 30) EXPLORE HAVANA
Take the day to explore the hidden gems such as Hamel’s Alley and other suggestions by your Local Guide. Or take the Hemingway route to the literary master’s old estate in the outskirts of Havana and stomping grounds in Habana Vieja (Old Havana).
Tonight is the perfect night to check out one of the most incredible modern establishments in all of the Caribbean. An old oil factory has been transformed into a multi-faceted art museum, restaurant, venue, and houses multiple bars for many different tastes. A favorite of young and old, locals and visitors – you’re sure to find your groove here.

VINALES


DAY 4  (July 1) EXPLORE VINALES
9:00 AM: Depart Havana on scenic drive ride to Viñales
12:00 PM: Arrive Viñales
6:00 PM: Return to Havana
9:00 PM: Arrive Havana
Stop for picturesque photos of the Valley, and visit a local tobacco producing ranch. You will meet the family, see their traditional way of producing cigars, and have the opportunity to drink a mojito and purchase the best cigars in the world directly from the producers.
In the evening take to the old streets of Havana and join the locals in their traditional nights full of Rumba, Son, Salsa and Havana Club and Santiago de Cuba, which can last late into the night.
Utilize your local connection to experience the best and most authentic parts of Viñales
TOP TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
Jardin Botanico
Hotel Los Jazmines
LOCAL FAVORITES
Provided by your Local Guide

HAVANA


DAY 5  (July 2) EXPLORE HAVANA
Today, check out any final things you may have missed. Take in the sights, the smells, and the smiles as this is sure to be one of your favorite trips of your lifetime! Tip: Explore the La Fortaleza area, the Vedado neighborhood, or visit one of many art or historical museums in the city. Don’t forget to stock up on rum and cigars to bring back to enjoy with you upon your return!

KANSAS CITY


DAY 6  (July 3) RETURN TO KANSAS CITY

Take the morning to pick up any last-minute souvenirs or visit that one place you didn’t quite squeeze in earlier. Around noon say “Ciao!” to Cuba and head to the airport on a private transfer. You’ll arrive back to Ft. Lauderdale in the mid-afternoon.

9:45 AM: Transfer from lodging to airport

12:15 PM: Depart Havana for Kansas City
9:45 PM: Arrive Kansas City

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