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Program #20612ENZ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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.
On our most in-depth learning adventure in Cuba, journey across the island from Santiago de Cuba to Havana, exploring the historic Spanish colonial cities and interacting with Cubans from all walks of life. Meet musicians, artists, students, farmers, teachers, workers and the new rising entrepreneurs. This is a rare chance to experience the country’s natural beauty and the warm people of Cuba.


Highlights

• Learn about the Spanish colonial era, the Cuban Revolution and life on the island today.
• Interact with Cuban people eager to teach you about culture, religion, music, dance, cuisine and more.
• Explore grand plazas, churches, forts, sites of the Cuban Revolution, museums and Ernest Hemingway’s home.

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.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles a day. Getting in/out of a bicycle rickshaw (pedicab) and a horse carriage. Travel in a tropical climate.

Itinerary Summary

Independent arrivals Miami, Fla., 1 night; fly to Santiago de Cuba, 4 nights; coach to Camaguey, 3 nights; coach to Trinidad 1 night; coach to Santa Clara, 2 nights; coach to Havana, 4 nights; return flight to Miami for departure.

Date Notes
12/5/2014
Due to the late arrival of the return charter flight from Havana to Miami, the hotel in Miami is included on the return for this program date.1/30/2015
This date’s itinerary will run in reverse: Havana to Santiago, and does not include an overnight in Miami upon return from Cuba, as the charter flight returns early enough to make onward connections.11/7/2014
Due to the late arrival of the return charter flight from Havana to Miami, the hotel in Miami is included on the return for this program date.1/16/2015
This date’s itinerary will run in reverse: Havana to Santiago, and does not include an overnight in Miami upon return from Cuba, as the charter flight returns early enough to make onward connections.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
15 nights of accommodations
40 meals: 14 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 12 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips
23 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
2 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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