23508
Cuba
Signature City Havana
Immerse yourself in the colorful culture of Havana, discovering historic plazas, complicated history and distinct architecture while celebrating the city’s 500th anniversary in 2019.
Rating (5)
Program No. 23508RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,999

At a Glance

Embark on an extraordinary urban adventure as you get to know Cuba’s people, culture and history through its capital city. Celebrate Havana’s 500th anniversary in 2019 with the locals as you discover the city and venture to the outskirts for a taste of rural life. Learn about Cuba’s revolutionary history at the Capitol Building and the Museum of the Revolution. Enjoy people-to-people interactions with local artists, domino players, community organizers and more as you step back in time in the colonial streets of Havana.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles a day on a combination of cobblestone streets and dirt paths. Getting on and off of a motorcoach. Navigating high curbs, uneven steps, and stairs without railings. Travel in a tropical climate.
Flex
Flex
Our Flex learning adventures offer more flexible schedules than our traditional programs, with ample independent time and several meals on your own. Enjoy the camaraderie of the group while also getting time to explore on your own.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Gain an intimate understanding about life in Cuba – politically and culturally – as you meet local artists, students, dancers and farmers.
  • Learn about urban planning in Havana from a local architect and explore its four plazas on foot with an expert instructor.
  • Uncover Cuba’s political history during an exploration of the Capitol Building and Museum of the Revolution, as well as a lecture on U.S.-Cuban relations.
Featured Expert
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Alex Vicente
Alex Vicente was born in Cuba and obtained his degree in management of tourism from the University of Klessheim in Salzburg, Austria. He has led groups all over Europe and Latin America. Alex has a deep understanding of Cuba and is excited to discuss Cuban culture, politics, economics and history. Every program is a new adventure for Alex and a chance for him to show off his country’s beautiful cities and landscapes and also the beautiful spirit of the Cuban people.

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

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Carlos Alzugaray Treto
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