20437
Cuba
Cuba Today: People and Society: Cienfuegos to Havana
Discover the unique social and cultural heritage of Cuba as you enjoy a musical performance, converse with locals in Cienfuegos and celebrate Havana’s 500th anniversary in 2019.
Rating (4.94)
Program No. 20437RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
3,399

At a Glance

Delve into the rich history and heritage of Cuba. In the heart of Cienfuegos and Havana, meet members of the local communities to discuss their modern lives and fascinating history. Join locals in Havana for exciting celebrations commemorating the 500th anniversary of their city while gaining important insight into cultural traditions. Meet face-to-face with community leaders, local residents, artists and intellectuals to discuss Cuba today and explore local landmarks that are significant to Cuba's cultural heritage.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day with some walking on uneven cobblestone streets.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Meet with members of a local musical group in Cienfuegos and learn about their careers as musicians.
  • Enjoy interactions with lively seniors who provide insight into how Cuba’s culture has evolved throughout the decades.
  • Learn about conservation and enjoy lunch at a private enterprise on the Bay of Pigs.

General Notes

Round-trip flight from Miami to Cuba is included. Questions about traveling to Cuba? Road Scholar has your answers. Learn more: https://www.roadscholar.org/cuba-travel-guide/faqs
Featured Expert
All Experts
Profile Image
Hector Aviles
Hector Aviles is an informative and affable Cuban leader who is trained by Road Scholar in addition to being trained and scheduled by Havanatur, the government-run operator in Cuba. He is the Cuban expert and is responsible for relaying local knowledge, and both cultural and historical information for the places we visit throughout the program. He will answer questions pertaining to Cuba and the Cuban people.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

Profile Image
Julie Cardenas
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Profile Image
Carlos Alzugaray Treto
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Profile Image
Miguel Coyula
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Profile Image
Hector Aviles
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Suggested Reading List
View 20 books





Click here to provide website feedback
Website Feedback