8 days
Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Santa Clara

Immerse yourself in Cuban culture through a truly educational experience.

In Havana, Cuba’s capital city, discuss the region’s conservation efforts, educational resources and national identity with locals. Journey east to Cienfuegos and discover Cuba’s culture firsthand with a trip to an art studio as well as music and dance performances.

EF Educational Tours is pleased to offer educational and cultural exchanges to Cuba. EF qualifies for the people-to-people general license established by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury ("OFAC"). Under this license, EF will offer educational and cultural exchanges and conversations with the people of Cuba. The itinerary is subject to change based on day of week and availability, but a complete people-to people itinerary will always be maintained.

*If traveling to Cuba, additional booking conditions apply and need to be signed separately.
  • Day 1: Fly to Havana

    Meet your Cuban Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Old Havana

    Visit a Children's Community Project

  • Day 2: Havana • Mayabeque Province

    Travel to Mayabeque Province

    Interact with members of the Las Terrazas community

    Engage in a discussion with a local naturalist

    Meet with a local landscape artist

    Return to Havana

    Visit José Fuster’s home and studio

    • Discuss the impact of his artwork on the community
  • Day 3: Havana • Zapata • Cienfuegos

    Participate in a workshop at Zapata National Park

    • Discuss the importance of diverse ecosystems and the need for conservation efforts in swampy areas

    Visit the Bay of Pigs Museum

    Visit the Korimacao Community Project

    Travel to Cienfuegos

  • Day 4: Cienfuegos • Trinidad

    Visit Cienfuegos Botanical Garden with a local naturalist

    Travel to the village of Trinidad and interact with local artists

    Go on a walking tour of Trinidad historical walking center

    Visit a local art gallery and pottery workshop

    Return to Cienfuegos

  • Day 5: Cienfuegos • Santa Clara

    Take a walking tour of Cienfuegos

    Visit the Benny More Art School and discuss the role of music and dance in Cuban culture.

    Attend a performance by the Cienfuegos Orchestra

    • Discuss cultural influences in classical music with the performers

    Travel to Santa Clara

    Interact with a group of residents at an Elderly Community Center

    Visit the Che Guevara Museum

    Return to Cienfuegos

  • Day 6: Cienfuegos • Remedios

    Travel to Remedios

    Meet with Bici-Taxi private owners

    Learn about the sugar industry at a former sugar mill

    Play a game and interact with a local sports team

    Return to Cienfuegos

  • Day 7: Cienfuegos • Havana

    Return to Havana

    Meet with faculty and students at the University of Havana

    • Engage in discussions about access to education, available subjects, university resources, and preparation for post-education careers

    Visit the Muraleando Community Project

    • Discuss the impact of art on communities with the artists and their students
  • Day 8: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Havana

    Meet your Cuban Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Old Havana

    Visit a Children's Community Project

  • Day 2: Havana • Mayabeque Province

    Travel to Mayabeque Province

    Interact with members of the Las Terrazas community

    Engage in a discussion with a local naturalist

    Meet with a local landscape artist

    Return to Havana

    Visit José Fuster’s home and studio

    • Discuss the impact of his artwork on the community
  • Day 3: Havana • Zapata • Cienfuegos

    Participate in a workshop at Zapata National Park

    • Discuss the importance of diverse ecosystems and the need for conservation efforts in swampy areas

    Visit the Bay of Pigs Museum

    Visit the Korimacao Community Project

    Travel to Cienfuegos

  • Day 4: Cienfuegos • Trinidad

    Visit Cienfuegos Botanical Garden with a local naturalist

    Travel to the village of Trinidad and interact with local artists

    Go on a walking tour of Trinidad historical walking center

    Visit a local art gallery and pottery workshop

    Return to Cienfuegos

  • Day 5: Cienfuegos • Santa Clara

    Take a walking tour of Cienfuegos

    Visit the Benny More Art School and discuss the role of music and dance in Cuban culture.

    Attend a performance by the Cienfuegos Orchestra

    • Discuss cultural influences in classical music with the performers

    Travel to Santa Clara

    Interact with a group of residents at an Elderly Community Center

    Visit the Che Guevara Museum

    Return to Cienfuegos

  • Day 6: Cienfuegos • Remedios

    Travel to Remedios

    Meet with Bici-Taxi private owners

    Learn about the sugar industry at a former sugar mill

    Play a game and interact with a local sports team

    Return to Cienfuegos

  • Day 7: Cienfuegos • Havana

    Return to Havana

    Meet with faculty and students at the University of Havana

    • Engage in discussions about access to education, available subjects, university resources, and preparation for post-education careers

    Visit the Muraleando Community Project

    • Discuss the impact of art on communities with the artists and their students
  • Day 8: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip airfare on major carriers • Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Comprehensive sightseeing of natural attractions.

  • Entrances

    Meaningful interactions through People-to-People activities.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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