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A fascinating two week journey travelling almost the entire length of Cuba. Staying mainly with local families we take in provincial towns, streets filled with colourful buildings, the wildlife of Cuba’s largest eco-system of swamps and lagoons and hear the distinct local blend of rumba and Afro-jazz.
Accommodation: 14 nights in hotels & homestays Meals: Lunch in Las Terrazas Excursions: Bellamar caves, Boca Guama crocodile farm, Central Australia, City tour of Santa Clara, Che Guevara Museum and Memorial, tour of Camaguey on Bicitaxis, boat tour along Rio Toa (weather permitting). Transport: Private bus, on foot, boat, 1 flight Group: Average 8 – 12; max 18 Age: Recommended 18 – 60 Staff: Tucan Travel tour leader, local guides
Havana Vieja (Old Havana) - One of the most interesting cities on this planet.
Bellamar caves - down 159 steps to the level of the main chambers and the deepest caves in Cuba with some unexplored chambers still being developed.
Varadero - pristine beach resort
Bay of Pigs - site of unsuccessful U.S invasion of Cuba.
Included visit to crocodile farm and Indian village of Guama.
Playa Larga - a coastal town in heart of Cuba's largest eco-system.
Che Guevara Museum & Memorial - museum of celebrated revolutionary Che Guevara
Trinidad - The most beautiful, colonial town in the Americas.
La Casa Natal Ignacio Agramonte Musuem in Camaguey. (Optional)
Santiago de Cuba - Cuba's second city of vibrant music
Guided city tour in Santiago de Cuba
Castillo de Morro - Fort set in the Bay of Santiago, great views and museum.
Journey out to Baracoa along the edge of the Sierra Maestra Mountains.
Baracoa - One of Cuba's best destinations for beaches, trekking and boating.
Salsa, Rumba, Chachachá and other music throughout this tour.
Orientation walks - Introductory walks conducted by your expedition leader at each main stopover.
Day 1: Arrive Havana (Cuba)
Day 2: Varadero
Day 3: Varadero
Day 4: Playa Larga
Day 5: Playa Larga
Day 6: Trinidad
Day 7: Trinidad
Day 8: Trinidad
Day 9: Camaguey
Day 10: Santiago de Cuba
Day 11: Baracoa
Day 12: Baracoa
Day 13: Santiago de Cuba
Day 14: Santiago de Cuba, flight to Havana
Day 15: Depart Havana
B - breakfast L - lunch D - dinner
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22 August 2008
05 September 2008
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26 September 2008
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17 October 2008
24 October 2008
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14 November 2008
28 November 2008
05 December 2008
19 December 2008
26 December 2008
09 January 2009
Get out there and in touch with the locals Are you an Adventure Tour traveller?
You want to involve yourself not only with the Latino culture, but also with the entire experience of travelling through the lands. You envisage sitting next to locals on buses, wandering through marketplaces, trying local restaurants and generally exploring the area. You might have travelled independently in the past but a tour in Latin America appeals to you because you may not be fluent in the local language and want to learn more about the destination. You don't want to spend much time in your hotels but you want to stay somewhere clean, comfortable and centrally located so you can go off and do your own thing. You like having a smaller group to travel with. Group & Leaders - Usually 8-12 travellers, max 18; Tucan Tour Leader, Tucan Guides, Local Guides & Local Reps Accommodation - Centrally located hotels, and some jungle lodges and family stays Transport - Local transport Age Group - Recommended 18-60 Included Meals - All meals in the Amazon Jungle and on the Inca Trail [Read more about Tucan travel styles]
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