The People and Culture of Cuba by Yacht

Delve into the rich history and heritage of Cuba by yacht. Meet members of the local communities as well as explore isolated nature reserves and celebrate Havana’s 500th anniversary.
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Program No. 22650RJ
9 days
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At a Glance

On a sea journey from the south coast of Cuba to Havana, delve into the rich history and heritage of Cuba. From Santa Clara, venture to Trinidad and Cienfuegos to meet members of the local communities to discuss their lives and cultural traditions. Continue sailing to explore isolated nature reserves in the remote southwest coast. In the heart of Havana celebrate the capital’s 500th anniversary with the locals. Meet face-to-face with local residents from all walks of life, artists, and naturalists to discuss Cuba today and explore local landmarks that are significant to Cuba’s cultural heritage.
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Keep the Pace
Walk and stand on cobblestone streets up to two hours; hot and humid tropical climate; stairs without railings; come ashore at two ports via tenders, accessed by ladder.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore the remote Isla de la Juventud and discover Guanahacabibes National Park.
  • Learn about days past in the historic districts of Trinidad, Cienfuegos, and Havana and meet with Cuban artists and musicians.
  • Under the guidance of an expert Group Leader, enjoy learning together with your group of enthusiastic fellow Road Scholars.

General Notes

Questions about Cuba? Road Scholar is an authority on travel to Cuba. Read our FAQs about travel to Cuba. www.roadscholar.org/collections/cuba-travel-facts/faqs
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Jocelyn Langford
Jocelyn Langford has been a professional in the travel industry for over 25 years. With a degree in communications and languages, Jocelyn started her career in International Business. After obtaining a certificate from the International Tour Management Institute in 1989, Jocelyn continued to travel the world as an independent program manager and director, leading groups by land, sea and rail. Jocelyn has explored all seven continents. She enjoys the adventure and education found in travel, as well as its impact on fellow travelers.

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

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