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14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
Cuba may be best known for the faded colonial splendor of Havana, but the island’s real story is told in its small villages and varied landscapes. On this remarkable voyage, explore Cuba by land and sea, discovering coastal towns, remote beaches and the lush, tropical interior. Gain a special perspective of the Cuban people, their culture, history and daily life.


Highlights

• Meet and talk with youth, farmers, entrepreneurs, seniors and others who introduce you to the full spectrum of modern Cuban life.
• Explore historic plazas of Old Havana, the Fine Arts museum and Ernest Hemingway’s home.
• Experience remote regions of Cuba including the eastern cities of Holguin and Santiago.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Moderate walking activities in a tropical climate. Streets in colonial districts are made of uneven cobblestone. Participants must be able to walk unassisted or opt out of the activities that involve a lot of walking. Many stairs at sites do not have railings.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Miami, Fla., 1 night; flight to Holguín (Cuba), 2 nights; coach to Santiago de Cuba 2 nights, aboard MV Louis Cristal, 5 nights (ports of call in Maria La Gorda and Havana); disembark Cienfuegos, coach to Santa Clara, 1 night, coach to Havana, 2 nights, departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
33 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
23 Hands-on experiences
4 Performances
2 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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4.7
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