Cruise ship Day Excursions.
Coming into Habana by cruise? We can arrange a day trip for you to do privately or in a small grou of 2-10 people.
Each of our programs give the participant a real people-to-people experience while seeing this amazing county first hand and the new freedoms, business opportunities and changes that have happened for the Cuban people over the years. Each program can be a private program or opened to other people, up to 10 people in each group. the options below are just a sampling. Other customized programs may be possible
PROGRAM 1 – Old City Walking Tour
City tour of La Habana Vieja (Old Habana) with an architectural heritage spanning more than five centuries, a virtual time machine of styles and techniques. As you walk down the main street – Obispo Street, you will notice the buzz in the air as Cubans are going about their daily routine. We will take time to talk with some of them. Along Obisbo take note of the many outlets for street food. We will continue to visit each of the four plazas in Old Havana; our walk will include a stop at the rooftop look-out of the Ambos Mundos Hotel, affording a stunning view of the city. After lunch we will continue the tour of the old city including Camera Oscura (if opened) and visit an artisan market. We will, throughout the day, talk with restaurant owners, shop owners, artists, services personnel and others to get a better understanding of life in Cuba and how things have changed over the last few years.
Cost 2-3 people $69 4-10 people $55 each.
PROGRAM 2 – Modern City driving/Walking Tour
Depending on the size of the group and the time, we will take 1 -3 Classic cars and we will make a quick visit a local produce market and learn about the current ration system and see local farmers bringing their goods to market and how the processes and two currency system are different then in the US. We will then head to Fusterland for a tour of this unique Neighborhood and have lunch. We will then continue to the Modern City and visit Revolution Square, Chinatown, Capitola, Central Park and Hamel’s Alley to see how the past and the present have been throughout Cuba.
Cost 2-3 People $125 $4-10 $99
PROGRAM 3 – Hemingway’s
Depending on the size of the group, we will take 1 -3 Classic cars and we will head to Hemingway’s House to see, from the outside, and talk to the locals who take care of the home that is now a museum and see the history of Hemingway’s love of Cuba. We will then head to the fishing village of Cojimar for lunch and to see the location where Hemingway met the old man of the Sea. After lunch we will go and be dropped off at the El Floridita bar where Hemingway had his Daiquiris. We will walk down Obisbo to Ambos Mundos Hotel where Hemingway stayed before purchasing the house. At each location we will see and talk to people who have been influenced by the history and literature and life of this great Author.
Cost 2-3 People $135 $4-10 $110
PROGRAM 4 – Las Terrazas
Depending on the size of the group, we will take 1 -3 Classic cars and we will head to the UNESCO site of Las Terrazas; the old coffee plantation, special coffee house, local artists and family farm. We will talk to many people throughout this unique community to find out why it is the only one of its kind in Cuba and how it is so successful. We will have an amazing lunch at the old farmer’s house and a special coffee at the local coffee house. This trip is from 8:30AM to 4:30PM so be sure your cruise hours will allow this fantastic program
Cost 2-3 People $185 $4-10 $140
We can create a custom programs for your group of 2-10 or more people.
Call us for details or more information.