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9-Day Private Cuba with Food, Culture, and Nature

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Experience Cuba's charismatic culture along with her alluring land and seascapes, colorful villages, and classic cities on our specially designed, private Cuba adventure. The "People-to-People" approach embedded throughout our itinerary offers compelling personal encounters with inspiring Cubans eager to share their skills, experiences and history in a rapidly transforming Cuba. With your US tour leader and local guide, you'll explore World Heritage Sites and learn about the best of urban and rural life as we enjoy personal interactions with our Cuban hosts.

For decades, Cuba has been off-limits to most U.S. citizens, however since 2011, under a special avenue through the U.S. Treasury Department, the nation has opened specifically for educational journeys that provide an opportunity to exchange ideas, arts and insights with Cuban scientists, performers, naturalists, academics, farmers, community leaders, artists, street vendors and more. See and experience the real Cuba with Adventures Within Reach!

On other Cuba tours, you're lumped in a bus with large groups. With Adventures Within Reach, you see the best of Cuba with a private tour leader and private local Cuba guides accompanying you: there is no better way to maximize your time in this special place, at this special time, than on a private tour with us. Besides the experience bonus, you also have the advantage of picking your start date, and enjoying the maximum degree of flexibility allowed under the current rules of Cuba-US travel.

It's important if traveling over the high season (December-March) to try to book your trip as early as possible.

Cuba is unique! Flexibility is important. Your Cuba experience is certain to be a fantastic trip, but it's essential to have a spirit of patience and flexibility with the private trips both before you go and during the tour.

Because communication between Cuba and the US is slow, it can take days or weeks to confirm a trip. Once you make your deposit, we work diligently to confirm your arrangements ASAP however we'd ask that you do not make your Miami flight reservations until we have your arrangements 100% confirmed.

On the trip, we'll stay in wonderful upscale private bed and breakfasts. Private bed and breakfasts are a tasteful and comfortable alternative to government-controlled hotels in Cuba. This is a booming private sector in Cuba. These artful properties allow for a fun and highly personal channel of interaction with Cubans much more than we would ever have in a hotel. All of the bed and breakfasts offer private rooms with private bathrooms. Some private bed and breakfasts have terraces to relax on while others may have access to open roofs. Each property is uniquely different but all have warm and welcoming hosts.

** Single rooms are available on request (2018: US$600 to 650)

** Because of the high costs of privately guided trips led by tour leaders, it's best to book our Cuba tour with friends and family, ideally forming a group of 4 (or more) travelers. However we can arrange this tour for couples.

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Miami, FL
  • DAY 2: Fly from Miami, FL to Havana, Cuba
  • DAY 3: Old Havana
  • DAY 4: Hemingway's home and Cojimar
  • DAY 5: Explore Cienfuegos and continue on to Trinidad
  • DAY 6: Discover Trinidad, a UNESCO city
  • DAY 7: Topes de Collates National Park and Cuban culture
  • DAY 8: Santa Clara and Che Guevara's mausoleum
  • DAY 9: Fly from Santa Clara, Cuba to Miami, FL


  • Old Havana
  • Tour Ernest Hemingway's room at Ambos Mundos Hotel and his home, Finca Vigia
  • Fine Arts Museum
  • San Jose arts market in Cojimar
  • Cienfuegos
  • Walking tour of Plaza Mayor in Trinidad, a UNESCO city
  • Visit a local weaving cooperative
  • Visit an internationally-known artist's home
  • Topes de Collates National Park
  • Live music and dancing at the Casa de la Musica
  • Santa Clara
  • Che Guevara's mausoleum
  • Compelling bed and breakfasts


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