Inside Cuba: An In-Depth Island Journey: Holguín to Havana
Embark on comprehensive exploration of Cuba as you meet its people, learn its fascinating history and celebrate its capital’s 500th anniversary from Holguín to Havana.
Rating (4.98)
Program No. 20612RJ
15 days
Starts at

At a Glance

On our most in-depth learning adventure in Cuba, journey across the island from Holguín 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 while also celebrating Havana’s 500th anniversary in 2019. This is a rare chance to experience the country’s natural beauty and the warm people of Cuba.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles a day. Getting in/out of a pedicab and a horse carriage. Travel in a tropical climate.
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 ...

  • Learn about the Spanish colonial era, the Cuban Revolution and the Cuba of today.
  • Interact with Cuban locals eager to teach you about their tumultuous history, rich culture, colorful dances and more.
  • Explore grand plazas, churches, forts, sites of the Cuban Revolution, museums and Ernest Hemingway’s home.

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
Pedro Vazquez
Pedro Vazquez was born in Havana, Cuba, where he continues to live. He started studies at Havana University where he got a degree in Architecture and has been devoted to habitat, housing and urban issues ever since. After 46 years of professional practice in Urbanism, as a designer and manager, he is now a well-known member of Cuba’s National Experts Committee for construction and habitat-related topics. Married to Mayda Perez, also a Cuban architect, they have two daughters and a granddaughter.

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

Profile Image
Pedro Vazquez
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Profile Image
Hebert Pérez Concepción
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Suggested Reading List
View 22 books

Click here to provide website feedback
Website Feedback