International Jazz Festival of HavanaA ONE WEEK ALL-INCLUSIVE ADVENTURE LED BY LOCALS FEATURING HAVANA'S HOPPING JAZZ SCENE
Cuba is an island bursting with life, vibrant art, music and rhythm. Located only 90 miles south of the United States, Cuba is the gem of the Caribbean. This island nation, its tropical climate and delightful people are accessible again to American travelers after half a century. Lose yourself along cobblestoned streets, feast on homemade food in the family-run paladares, and attend nightly Jazz performances in Havana’s most iconic theaters!
TOUR ITINERARYHighlights Of Your Journey
Departure to HavanaWelcome dinner in the hotel with traditional live Cuban music, food, and drinks. Mojitos!
Leave from Miami International Airport for a short one hour flight to José Martí International Airport, Havana, Cuba. Upon arrival, you will be transported in 1950s classic cars to the hotel in Habana Vieja (Old Havana).
Tourist Attraction:1950's Classic Cars
Local Currency:Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC)
DAY one HIGHLIGHT:Dinner, Drinks & Dancing
Walking Tour of HavanaExplore Havana's Four Major Plazas
During the walk you will discover the cultural heritage of Cuba, where you can see architecture dating back to the 18th century. Our walking tour will explore: Plaza de Armas, Plaza de la Catedral San Cristobal de La Habana, Plaza Vieja, and Plaza San Francisco de Asis. Lunch at Ambos Mundos, one of Old Havana’s finest hotels. This hotel was once home to writer Ernest Hemingway; he occupied a room on the fifth floor where he began writing For Whom the Bell Tolls. Tour members will dine on a terrace overlooking the old city and the harbor. During the evening, enjoy leisure time and dinner on your own.
Tourist Attraction:The Four Main Plazas of Havana
What to Purchase:Guayaberas: Classic Cuban Linen Shirt
Indulgence:Lunch with a Harbor and Old City View
DAY two HIGHLIGHT:Classic Colonial Architecture
Artists and ArtisansGuided Tour of Havana’s Artistic Landscape
Guided tour of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Arte Cubano) where you can see a variety of Cuban and International artists. Afterwards, enjoy a classic car ride through the city and along the Malecón, the sea wall. Lunch will be provided at one of the best paladares (family restaurants) in the city. Visit a small private gallery that features independent Cuban artists, with artwork for sale. During the evening, attend a Jazz Plaza performance.
Tourist Attraction:Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
What to Purchase:Original Works of Art
Indulgence:Homemade Cuban Dishes
Activity:Discover Havana's Art Scene
DAY three HIGHLIGHT:Classic Car ride along the Malecón
¡Viva la Revolución!From Pre-Columbian Times to Modern Socialism
Guided tour of the Cuban Museo de la Revolución, where you can learn of the history the nation, from its Pre-Columbian times to its present day socialist government. The museum itself is located in the former Presidential Palace! Classic car ride through the city to the historic Revolution Square (Plaza de la Revolución), where you can walk around the monument, take great pictures and breathe the fresh air. During the evening, attend a Jazz Plaza performance.
Tourist Attraction:Revolutionary Sites
What to Purchase:Che Guevara T-Shirt
Indulgence:Homemade Cuban Dishes
Activity:Museum visit and Jazz
DAY four HIGHLIGHT:Shimmering Room of Mirrors designed by Tiffany’s of New York
Cigars & RumSip, Puff and Enjoy
Visit the Museum of Rum where you can learn about the island’s rum production. The museum includes a large rum store with the full range of Havana Club products that are available to sample. Visit a tobacco factory and meet with workers who will discuss the production process of one of the world’s most famous cigars. Have dinner in a paladar, and in the evening enjoy the closing ceremony of Jazz Plaza.
Tourist Attraction:Museum of Rum
What to Purchase:Bottles of Havana Club Rum and Cigars
Indulgence:Cuba Libres (Cuban rum and coke)
Activity:Jazz Festival Closing Ceremony
DAY five HIGHLIGHT:Sampling the Reserve Label of Havana Club Rum
Adios Havana!Return Flight to Miami
Start your day off with breakfast at the hotel. Transport to José Marti International Airport and flight to Miami International Airport.
Tourist Attraction:Last Stroll through Havana Vieja
What to Purchase:Postcards to Send Home
Indulgence:Cuban Café con Leche
Activity:Return Flight to Miami
DAY six HIGHLIGHT:Farewell Breakfast
A large part of your in-country programming is customized to maximize your cultural experience during the specific tour dates. This program should be considered as a sample only -- your particular tour may vary. Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure.
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ALL-INCLUSIVE$2,495 PER PERSON INCLUDES...
Airfare & Transportation
Round trip economy class air travel from Miami, Florida. Round trip private airport transfers; and all transportation to tour activities in 1950's classic cars.
Lodging accomodations for five nights as specified based on two people sharing a double room (queen bed or two single beds available).
Private sightseeing and excursions with professional, English-speaking Cuban guides including all admission and entry fees as described. All Access Pass to Jazz Plaza.
Daily Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Breakfast each morning in the hotel, and either lunch or dinner, depending on the day’s program in Havana’s best restaurants.
Health Insurance & Entry Visa
Official Asistur Cuban health insurance coverage. Cuba entrance/exit Visa.
24/7 Support & Assistance
Support from TryCuba.com Staff in Cuba to accompany you throughout your tour.