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SAMPLE TOUR ITINERARY
         
          DAY 1 - Friday: Arrival / Hello Cuba
          DAY 2 - Saturday: Exploring Old Havana, our common heritage
          DAY 3 - Sunday: Havana / Matanzas / Varadero
          DAY 4 - Monday: Community service / Afro Cuba / Urban organic agriculture
          DAY 5 - Tuesday: Arts / Afro Cuba
          DAY 6 - Wednesday: History / Arts / Dance
          DAY 7 - Thursday: Cigars / Arts
          DAY 8 - Friday: Havana / Home
Duration:                   8 days and 7 nights
Dates:                       Friday to Friday
Participants:              12 Minimum
Accommodations:        Hotel in Old Havana
Island transportation:   Luxury tour coach and full time chauffer

Many meals are included featuring Cuban and international cuisine. And you have time to explore on your own.
These exclusive tours offer comfortable, safe, people-to-people fun with music, arts and cultural discovery.
SAMPLE DAILY ITINERARY*

    DAY 2 - Saturday: Exploring Old Havana - Centuries of Heritage

Breakfast in hotel.
Morning visit to the Maqueta de La Habana Vieja. A scale model of Old Havana complete with an authentic soundtrack meant to replicate a day in the life of the city.

Walking tour of Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it contains the largest collection of remaining colonial-era architecture. We’ll visit four of the five historic plazas that make Havana unique in the western hemisphere - Cathedral Square, the most beautiful and private 18th century colonial plaza on the island. Named after the masterpiece of Cuban baroque architecture: the Catedral de San Cristóbal de la Habana built by the Jesuit order; Square of Arms, an ancient military parade ground for Spanish soldiers, surrounded by impressive buildings such as: Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, former seat of colonial government. Today the building houses the Museum of the City Palacio del Segundo Cabo [Palace of the Second Lieutenant] dates from 1770. Today it houses the Instituto Cubano del Libro [Cuban Book Institute] and the Galería Raúl Martínez (famed poster artist).

We continue onto San Francisco Square, one of the oldest plazas in the historical quarter. The square is named after magnificent Iglesia y Monasterio de San Francisco de Asís dating from the 16th century. The basilica is a striking example of Cuba baroque architecture and then on to Plaza Vieja, the only civic square of colonial times. Absent are churches and government buildings, and is instead surrounded by opulent aristocratic 17th century mansions.

Group welcome lunch at El Templete Restaurant.

Visit Callejón de Hamel (Hamel Alley) to see the incredible murals and artwork of notorious Afrocuban artist Salvador González.

Return to hotel to freshen up.

Special group welcome dinner at the private paladar La Moneda Cubana. Evening is free to explore the sights and sounds of the city.
Your guide will keep you posted on evening entertainment options

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