9 days
Havana, Santa Clara, Remedios, Caibarién, Sancti Spíritus, Trinidad, Topes de Collantes, Cienfuegos, Playa Larga

Immerse yourself in Cuban culture as you journey through the heart of the island.

Begin in Havana, where you’ll marvel at the city's iconic classic cars and explore historic Old Havana, founded in 1519. Adventure southeast to Trinidad, where you'll deeply engage with the local culture by interacting with farmers, getting into the rhythm of salsa dancing, and visiting the Bay of Pigs Museum. In Remedios, you'll have the unique chance to meet with local baseball players and learn about this beloved Cuban pastime.

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 Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Old Havana

    Visit with a local artist or photographer

    Enjoy an evening meal in the old town

  • Day 2: Havana

    Take a guided tour of Old Havana

    Visit the Museum of the Revolution

    Learn to play dominoes with a local professional

    Visit the Arte Corte community project

    Listen to a 'Buena Vista Social' style musical performance 

    Enjoy an evening meal in the old town

  • Day 3: Havana

    See Castillo de Los Tres Reyes del Morro

    Visit the Callejon de Hamel community art project

    Enjoy an evening meal in the old town

  • Day 4: Havana • Santa Clara • Remedios

    Travel to Remedios via Santa Clara

    Visit the Che Guevara Mausoleum and memorial

    Enjoy a traditional Trova musical performance 

    Take a walking tour of Remedios

    Dinner in a Paladar

  • Day 5: Remedios • Caibarién

    Take an excursion to Caibarién

    Visit a local sugar mill and factory

    Ride in a steam train

    Visit the Museo de las Parrandas

    Visit with a local baseball team and their coaches

    Take a walking tour of Caibarién

    Dinner in a Paladar

  • Day 6: Remedios • Sancti Spíritus • Trinidad

    Travel to Trinidad via Sancti Spíritus

    Meet with a local artist to learn about their life, work and inspiration

    Take a guided city tour of Sancti Spíritus

    Enjoy a salsa dancing class with locals

  • Day 7: Trinidad • Topes de Collantes • Cienfuegos

    Travel from Trinidad to Cienfuegos

    Tour a coffee farm on the Tropes de Collantes nature reserve

    Visit Casa Museo del Café

    Take a walking tour of Cienfuegos

    Visit the Teatro Tomás Terry

    See the Palacio del Valle

  • Day 8: Cienfuegos • Playa Larga • Havana

    Return to Havana via the Bay of Pigs

    Explore the Bay of Pigs 

    Meet with a local marine biologist

    Visit the Museo Playa Girón

    Enjoy an evening meal in the old town

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Havana

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Old Havana

    Visit with a local artist or photographer

    Enjoy an evening meal in the old town

  • Day 2: Havana

    Take a guided tour of Old Havana

    Visit the Museum of the Revolution

    Learn to play dominoes with a local professional

    Visit the Arte Corte community project

    Listen to a 'Buena Vista Social' style musical performance 

    Enjoy an evening meal in the old town

  • Day 3: Havana

    See Castillo de Los Tres Reyes del Morro

    Visit the Callejon de Hamel community art project

    Enjoy an evening meal in the old town

  • Day 4: Havana • Santa Clara • Remedios

    Travel to Remedios via Santa Clara

    Visit the Che Guevara Mausoleum and memorial

    Enjoy a traditional Trova musical performance 

    Take a walking tour of Remedios

    Dinner in a Paladar

  • Day 5: Remedios • Caibarién

    Take an excursion to Caibarién

    Visit a local sugar mill and factory

    Ride in a steam train

    Visit the Museo de las Parrandas

    Visit with a local baseball team and their coaches

    Take a walking tour of Caibarién

    Dinner in a Paladar

  • Day 6: Remedios • Sancti Spíritus • Trinidad

    Travel to Trinidad via Sancti Spíritus

    Meet with a local artist to learn about their life, work and inspiration

    Take a guided city tour of Sancti Spíritus

    Enjoy a salsa dancing class with locals

  • Day 7: Trinidad • Topes de Collantes • Cienfuegos

    Travel from Trinidad to Cienfuegos

    Tour a coffee farm on the Tropes de Collantes nature reserve

    Visit Casa Museo del Café

    Take a walking tour of Cienfuegos

    Visit the Teatro Tomás Terry

    See the Palacio del Valle

  • Day 8: Cienfuegos • Playa Larga • Havana

    Return to Havana via the Bay of Pigs

    Explore the Bay of Pigs 

    Meet with a local marine biologist

    Visit the Museo Playa Girón

    Enjoy an evening meal in the old town

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights; comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    8 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

  • Personalized Learning Support

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

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

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