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Essential Cuba

9 Days FROM USD 3,095


Whispers of change have surrounded Cuba for the past few years, elevating its status as a country to visit now. This small group itinerary will take you to Havana, Vinales, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and Santa Clara on a short but exciting 9-day adventure of exploration and cultural discovery. Your journey starts in glorious and tumbledown Havana before the pace is slowed a notch or two in the rural valleys of Vinales. Absorb the French atmosphere of coastal Cienfuegos and revel in the steamy heat and beats of colonial Trinidad. Trace the history of the Cuban Revolution and the iconic Che Guevara.

Trip Code: CUTSECU

Travel Style: Small Group Tour 

Location: Cuba

Flights: We offer a range of flight options to meet your tour. Contact us today to discuss.


Pricing & date

Essential Cuba from USD 3,095

Important Information

  • Accommodation in hotels and guesthouses
    Meals as specified in itinerary
    Transportation by private vehicle 
    Arrival transfer on Day 1 only 
    Sightseeing tours as specified in itinerary
    Services of local guide 

    International flights
    Travel Insurance
    Personal Expenses
    Gratuities for tour guides/drivers
    Any items not mentioned as included

  • Available upon request

  • Contact us for more details

  • Season and availability


We believe that appropriate accommodation should add to the authentic travel experience, as well as providing utmost enjoyment. For that reason our accommodation is scrutinised by our staff on the ground frequently, ensuring the properties adhere to our high standards. This key will help you understand the levels of accommodation available on this tour.


Talk to one of our Destination Specialists to plan your South American adventure and turn your dream into a reality. With exceptional knowledge and first hand experience, our consultants will assist in every way possible to make your journey the most memorable it can be, matching not only the itinerary, but the accommodation and activities to suit your style of travel and budget.


Chimu Adventures undertakes a number of sustainability measures within its operations including:

1) Only using local guides and office staff to both maximise local employment opportunities and minimise carbon footprints. Local guides also ensure you benefit from the intimate knowledge, passion and culture of the country you’re visiting.

2) Where possible, using locally owned and operated boutique hotels to maximise the return to the local community.

3) Chimu’s “Pass it on” programme has provided funding to hundreds of local community projects in Latin America. Our aim is to empower local communities, helping them to develop their own infrastructure for the future. Since 2006, we have been working with Kiva (a well-known Non-Governmental Organisation), providing hundreds of loans to local businesses all over South America.

4) In our pre tour information we provide a range of tips and advice on how to minimise your impact on both local environments and communities.

5) Chimu Adventures’ offices also take a number of sustainability measures including carbon offsets for company vehicles and most staff travel. Chimu Adventure’s internal processes are also structures to create a paperless office and to reduce waste. There are also internal programmes to help staff minimise their carbon footprint such as our staff bike purchase assistance plan which encourages office staff to commute to work via bicycle. Currently almost half of our office based staff commute to work via bicycle.