Taste of Cuba: 4-Night People-to-People Tour

Experience Cuba for 4 nights at the Memories Miramar, Havana
Includes tour guide and most meals from $1799 per person. Add air & receive instant credit per person.

See important booking information below regarding travel to Cuba.*


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This 4-night escorted tour gives visitors a taste of everything Cuba has to offer from Havana, both old and new, to the breathtaking countryside. Experienced, bilingual tour guides will lead your small group around UNESCO World Heritage sites, fine art museums and local artist studios, community projects and tobacco farms.

You’ll be moving all day, so be sure to pack some good walking shoes. And, though many meals and drinks are provided, you might want to think about bringing snacks, hand sanitizer, sunblock and any other small things you think might make your trip more comfortable.

Scroll down to see what’s in store on a 4-night escorted tour in Cuba, which includes transportation throughout the island while with the group, hotel stay in Cuba and so much more.

*This itinerary is not set in stone; other exciting visits and experiences could be switched with the below activities. Travelers must be 16 or older and participate fully in itinerary.

INSTANT CREDIT! For a limited time only, receive a $200 instant air credit per person on all double occupancy escorted tour packages departing June 25, 2017! Don't miss out on big savings!

For sample pricing from select cities across the U.S. to Havana, Cuba, please see the chart below. If you don’t see your city, use the booking box above by selecting the date you wish to travel and the city you wish to depart from.

    • Included in your package:
    • Activities as outlined in the itinerary
    • Bilingual tour guide and driver
    • Most gratuities
    • Transportation with the group
    • Hotel stay in Cuba at hotel outlined in the itinerary
    • 2 bottles of water per person per day
    • Most meals while in Cuba: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
    • Not included in your package:
    • Airfare to and from Havana
    • Transportation to/from hotel and airport
    • Tips for housekeeping staff and Tour Director
    • Travel insurance
    • Cuban health insurance, standard travel visa and Cuban departure fee
    • Recommended:
    • Tipping allowance of $7-10 USD per person per day for the Tour Director and $1-2 USD per person per day for housekeeping staff
    • Travel insurance [TIP] from $119 per person
Day 1: HAVANA - Arrival & Historic Overview
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After arriving in Cuba, make your way to Memories Miramar to meet the group at 4pm then enjoy a panoramic overview of Havana with sights of Vedado, the University of Havana, the iconic Malecon, Revolution Square and the Capital on the way to dinner where you’ll get to enjoy your first delicious Cuban meal at La Casa Paladar.

Tour: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Included meals: Dinner

Day 2: HAVANA - Community
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Head out to the University of Havana after breakfast to learn about education in Cuba and speak with staff or professors to hear about their daily lives. Next, you’ll visit the Angeles del Futuro children’s community project for circus and acrobatics. After lunch at La Habanera, you will then ride to Jaimanitas to visit the studio of the famous Cuban artist and ceramic sculptor Jose Rodriguez Fuster and hear from community leaders on the impact of Fuster’s art. End the day with a ride back to the hotel and dinner at your leisure.

Tour: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: HAVANA - Culture
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Enjoy breakfast at the hotel followed by a leisurely walk through Old Havana’s historic center full of colonial architecture and picturesque plazas. Afterward, tour the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana with a local art expert and learn about Cuban contemporary art, followed by lunch at La Moneda Cubana. Explore Old Havana on your own, but don’t miss San Jose Craft Market which is full of artists selling their unique art, food and, of course, Cuban cigars. You’ll have time to interact with these artisans while learning more about the Cuban people and culture. Later, return to the hotel for dinner at leisure.

Tour: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: VIÑALES – Agriculture
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After breakfast at the hotel, you will head out to Pinar del Río enjoying a scenic drive of the lush countryside with a stop at Los Jazmines Hotel for a breathtaking view of Viñales valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Once you arrive in Viñales, you'll visit a local tobacco farm and learn how world-famous Cuban cigars are made by the farmer and his family. After experiencing life on the farm, you'll enjoy a delicious lunch at Palenque de los Cimarrones and visit La Cueva del Indio where you'll experience what it's like to cruise along an underground river. From there, you'll visit the city center of Viñales, known for its colorful homes, then return to the hotel to freshen up then go to the farewell dinner at Jardin De Los Milagros or La Habanera with the group.

Tour: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: HAVANA - Return Home
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As your last day in Cuba, you'll enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then check-out and depart for the airport full of lasting memories and new friendships you formed while experiencing the vibrant country and culture of Cuba.

Tour: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Included meals: Breakfast


4-NIGHT TASTE OF CUBA TOUR - Select Your Booking Date Below
The below escorted tours do not include airfare, but escorted tours with airfare are available by using the Booking Box above. Please call 1.866.790.1788 for more information.
Mar 26 - Mar. 30, 2017 | Sun-Thu Double Occupancy: $2099†† Single Occupancy: $2599††
Apr. 9 - Apr. 13, 2017 | Sun-Thu Double Occupancy: $2099†† Single Occupancy: $2599††
May 7 - May 11, 2017 | Sun-Thu Double Occupancy: $1899†† Single Occupancy: $2399††
May 28 - Jun 1, 2017 | Sun-Thu Double Occupancy: $1699†† Single Occupancy: $1899††
Jun. 11 - Jun. 15, 2017 | Sun-Thu Double Occupancy: $1899†† Single Occupancy: $2399††
Jun. 25 - Jun. 29, 2017 | Sun-Thu Double Occupancy: $1799†† Single Occupancy: $1899††
Jul. 9 - Jul. 13, 2017 | Sun-Thu Double Occupancy: $1899†† Single Occupancy: $2399††
Jul. 23 - Jul. 27, 2017 | Sun-Thu Double Occupancy: $1899†† Single Occupancy: $2399††
Below you will find sample flights pricing from popular cities across the U.S. to Cuba. To see pricing from your hometown, select your city from the booking box above and the date you wish to travel.
$200 INSTANT CREDIT! For a limited time only, receive a $200 instant air credit per person on all double occupancy escorted tour packages departing June 25, 2017! Don't miss out on big savings!
Atlanta: May 28 - Jun 1, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $507†† Jun. 25 - Jun. 29, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $435††
Boston: May 28 - Jun 1, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $409†† Jun. 25 - Jun. 29, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $371††
Charlotte: May 28 - Jun 1, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $512†† Jun. 25 - Jun. 29, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $512††
Newark: May 28 - Jun 1, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $417†† Jun. 25 - Jun. 29, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $297††
Ft. Lauderdale: May 28 - Jun 1, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $240†† Jun. 25 - Jun. 29, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $234††
New York [JFK]: May 28 - Jun 1, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $417†† Jun. 25 - Jun. 29, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $297††
Los Angeles: May 28 - Jun 1, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $492†† Jun. 25 - Jun. 29, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $404††
Orlando: May 28 - Jun 1, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $208†† Jun. 25 - Jun. 29, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $243††
Miami: May 28 - Jun 1, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $158†† Jun. 25 - Jun. 29, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $194††
Tampa: May 28 - Jun 1, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $299†† Jun. 25 - Jun. 29, 2017 | Sun-Thu : $363††

Vacation Express is selling escorted people-to-people tours as an agent of Cuba Travel Services, Inc. ["CTS"], the travel service provider and operator of the people-to people tours. The people-to-people tours may include public air charter service in which case are subject to the terms and conditions of the CTS Public Charter Operator-Participant Agreement which must be executed by each passenger along with a Visa Application Form and the Self-Certification Form for travel to Cuba. If you purchased hotel-only, scheduled air-only or a People-to-People Tour only [without air charter service] or a combination thereof, then you are responsible for obtaining your own visa.

††Restrictions apply. Advertised prices available for bookings made electronically through your travel agent or on cuba.vacationexpress.com; small service fee of $10 applies when booking with Vacation Express Travel Advisor. Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Only valid for new bookings. All bookings are subject to the terms and conditions listed here. Vacation Express now accepts debit cards that offer the same consumer protection as credit cards. Some upgrades are subject to availability upon check-in. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Registered Florida seller of travel no. St 38441. State of California Seller of Travel Certificate of Registration #2107538-40.

*COMPLIANCE WITH U.S. LAW: U.S. law prohibits U.S. travelers from traveling to Cuba for tourism. U.S. travelers can only go to Cuba for one of 12 authorized reasons, including family visits and people-to-people educational activities. The 12 categories are listed in the Cuban Assets Control Regulations [CACR] at Section 515.560 (a)(1)-(12) and described in more detail in those identified sections of the CACR, HERE. It is the U.S. traveler’s sole responsibly to understand and comply with existing restrictions under U.S. law. Each U.S. traveler is required under U.S. law to retain records of their travel to Cuba for five years. The U.S. government could ask you to produce those records.

*CUBA TRAVEL CERTIFICATION: Each U.S. traveler must complete a written certification, available HERE, identifying the travel category that authorizes his or her travel to Cuba in order to allow Vacation Express to book that travel. Vacation Express must obtain this certification and retain it for five years, as required under Section 515.572(b) of the CACR. Should you have any questions about the requirements of U.S. law relating to your travel to Cuba, please consult a lawyer.