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2017 Cuba: A Bridge Between Cultures

Havana • Cienfuegos • Trinidad

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Courtesy of David Conover & Paul Villanova
Travelogue: Havana, Cuba 1931

See what life in Havana was like before the Batista regime in this 16mm film footage from 1931

Courtesy Laurent Tixhon and Ben Louis Nicholas
Young Gloves

Get a glimpse of Cuban boys coming of age in makeshift boxing rings on the streets of Havana.

Courtesy BBC.com Travel
My City: Havana

Enjoy a local perspective on Havana—one of Cuba’s most spirited cities.

Courtesy Paul Wegschaider
Cuba - Lost in Time

Let the rhythms of Cuba captivate you in this music-driven video, highlighting everyday scenes from across the island.

©2015 The New York Times
A Night in Havana

Learn about a few of Cuba's trendy hot spots from an ex-pat living in Havana.

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Find the Adventure That’s Right for You

Our Activity Level rating system ranks adventures on a scale of 1 to 5 to help you determine if a trip is right for you. See the descriptions below for more information about the physical requirements associated with each rating.

Activity Level 1:

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Easy

Travelers should be able to climb 25 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 1-2 miles over some uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last at least 1-2 hours at a time. Altitude can range from zero to 5,000 feet.

Activity Level 2:

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Moderately Easy

Travelers should be able to climb 40 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 2-3 miles over some uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for at least 2-3 hours at a time. Altitude can range from zero to 5,000 feet.

Activity Level 3:

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Moderate

Travelers should be able to climb 60 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 3 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 3 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 5,000 to 7,000 feet.

Activity Level 4:

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Moderately Strenuous

Travelers should be able to climb 80 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 4 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 4 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 7,000 to 9,000 feet.

Activity Level 5:

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Strenuous

Travelers should be able to climb 100 or more stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 8 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 4 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 10,000 feet or more.

Accommodations

Main Trip

Hotel Nacional de Cuba

Vedado, Cuba

Situated in Havana’s Vedado district, the Hotel Nacional de Cuba overlooks the harbor, with views of the sea wall and El Morro Fortress. Built in 1930, this twin-towered art deco landmark features three restaurants, three bars, a pool, a garden area, and live cabaret show. Our group will stay on the Executive Level, in air-conditioned rooms that each include a minibar, cable TV, safe, and private bath with hair dryer.

Hotel La Union

Cienfuegos, Cuba

Originally a 19th-century colonial mansion, the Hotel La Union is located in the heart of Cienfuegos, just steps away from Parque José Martí. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, fitness center, central courtyard bar, swimming pool, and rooftop terrace with views of the city and bay. There are 49 air-conditioned rooms at Hotel La Union, each with satellite TV, safe (for nominal charge), minibar, and private bath with hair dryer.

Hotel La Ronda

Trinidad, Cuba

Situated in Parque Cespedes in the heart of Trinidad, the colonial-style Hotel La Ronda is steps away from the historical attractions of Old Town. Hotel amenities include a restaurant, lobby bar, and terrace bar. There are 17 air-conditioned rooms, each with satellite TV, safe, minibar, telephone, and private bath.

Please note: While our accommodations in Cuba feature clean, comfortable rooms with private baths and standard amenities, please bear in mind that Cuban hotel standards may not reflect their American or European counterparts. On balance, we think the potential leaky faucet or worn carpet is a small tradeoff for the authentic atmosphere and rich experience you’ll receive in return.

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