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Program #20610ENZ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
In the heart of Havana, join local artists, performers, dancers and entrepreneurs for an intimate and insightful look at private enterprise, arts, dance and music in Cuba. Discuss the local art scene with artists. Music and dance come to life as you attend rehearsals and private performances with well-known Cuban dance companies and musicians. Meet with artisan farmers and vivacious seniors in the Matanzas region. Enjoy a beachfront location in Varadero.


Highlights

• Meet Cubans engaged in private enterprise, including a joint Cuban-American company.
• Attend a rehearsal by a Cuban dance company and enjoy an opportunity to speak with the dancers about their performance.
• Enjoy interactions with a local Community Arts Project, an organic farmer and a senior dance club.

Program Notes

Round trip charter flight from Miami to Cuba is included. Road Scholar is authorized to travel to Cuba under OFAC License #CT-2014-308137-1.

Cuban-born people who emigrated to the U.S. before 1971 are allowed to travel to Cuba with only their US passport, and Cuban Visa PE11. At this time, due to constraints upon international banking, Cuba is not processing the PE11 visa for People to People visits, only emergency Humanitarian reasons. Regretfully, there is no indication of when this might change and at this time, Road Scholar cannot ensure the ability to obtain the PE11 visa, therefore cannot take the enrollment. (All regular Tourist Card Visas for Cuba are already obtained on behalf of participants.)

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Walking and standing up to 2 hours / one mile at a time with high sidewalks and cobblestones. Participants must be able to walk unassisted.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Miami, Fla., 1 night; flight to Havana (Cuba), 5 nights; coach to Varadero, 2 nights; coach to Havana for flight to Miami.

Date Notes
2/24/2016
This program date operates with 3 nights in Havana, 2 nights in Varadero and 2 final nights in Havana. All included program elements will remain the same. The detailed itinerary will be sent with the final information booklet

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
8 nights of accommodations
21 meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
12 Hands-on experiences
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

Ratings

4.9
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