CUBAN TOUR 2003 - Fly Drive
MOKA / LOS JASMINES / DEL MAR TRINIDAD / SEVILLA
Day One: Flight to Havana. Collect rental car and drive Westwards to Moka (approximately 1 hour away) Staying 2 nights at Moka set in the Eco forest West of Havana. Moka is built in the forest with trees growing through the hotel and tropical garden with a pool and tennis court.
Day Three: Collected from Moka for the road transfer to the Vinales Valley (approximately 1 hours 45 minutes) Staying at Los Jazmines for 2 nights. Los Jazmines has some of the most breathtaking views of the Vinales Valley, amazing "Jurassic Park" scenery an area lost in time. The area is the centre of the tobacco region, In Pinar Del Rio there is a cigar factory which is well worth a visitTHE VINALES VALLEY
Cuevas Del Indio (Caves of the Indians) is a large cave about 10 minutes drive from Vinales. You can walk through the cave and about half way in it opens up to an underground river, where you will find a boatman with his flat bottom boat. He will take you through to the other side where there is a small bar. Another cave set on the other side of Vinales on the "main road" has a long bar built into it, again you can walk through the cave and on the other side is an amazing restaurant area which specialises in pork & chicken well worth a visit.
Day Five: Road transfer to Havana (approximately 2 hours 30 minutes) staying over night at the Hotel Sevilla situated right in the centre of Old Havana, a beautiful colonial style hotel with exquisite decoration and comfort. (One of the few hotels in old Havana to have a swimming pool.)
HOTEL SEVILLA, lobby, reception area.
Day Six: Collected for a road transfer to Trinidad (approximately 5 hours away). Staying 8 nights at Brisas Del Mar hotel, which is located right on the beach. Brisas Del Mar has an all-inclusive setting which includes the free use of all non motorised water sports, it has 4 restaurants and lovely grounds all designed to be replicas of Trinidad Old town including the square. Very up market resort with full facilities, car hire, scuba diving, boat trips and much more.Trinidad town square and Brisas Del Mar with the Ancon beach
Day Fourteen: Return road transfer to Havana staying 3 nights at the Sevilla Hotel
Things to & do places to eat: - For $15.00 paid locally. You can be collected around 10:00 from the Hotel Florida by Mauricio one of our local reps. For a half day walking tour of Havana ending up at Cathedral Square around lunch time.- El Patio restaurant is right in Cathedral Square and a lovely setting for lunch.
On the walk round take a look at the Ambos Mundos Hotel. On the 6th floor is Ernest Hemmingway's old room; closed at lunch times and for the pricey sum of $1 it's well worth a look in. (On the top floor of the Ambos Mundos is the roof garden restaurant, lovely spot for lunch with great views.)
The restaurant "El Floridita" on Obispo street, is another very good place to visit (the same street as the Hotel Florida - As you leave the Florida turn right out of the front door walk 4/5 blocks and its on the corner on the left hand side.) Favorite place of Ernest Hemingway's, where the Daiquiri was invented, indeed his stool still stands in the corner where he always used to sit! Excellent sea food and does a specialty of Lobster Thermador for around $50.00 (enough for two)
Another possible restaurant for the evening would be "La Guarida" Its a Paladares (privately owed restaurant) a lively bustling eatery offering a refreshingly good menu not normally found in Cuba.Its location is on the second floor of a run down house in central Havana, and was the film set for the film "Frais y Chocolate" (Strawberries and Chocolate). A must to visit during their stay in Havana, its a very popular restaurant so they must book up before hand, why not reserve a table when you arrive into Havana
Day Seventeen: Transfer to the Havana Airport (Approx. 1 hour) Return Iberia flights Havana arriving in to the UK the following day, via Madrid.
The tour cost is available on request. It includes the Iberia international flights, all the transfers as mentioned above, all accommodation on bed and breakfast bases except for Trinidad which is all-inclusive and the visa.
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