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2017 Cuba: A Bridge Between Cultures

Havana • Cienfuegos • Trinidad

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12 Days from only $4595 including international airfare from Miami

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.

Physical Requirements

Pacing

  • 3 locations in 11 days with a one-night stay in Miami
  •  Roundtrip charter flight between Miami and Havana

Physical Requirements

  • Not appropriate for travelers using wheelchairs, walkers, or other mobility aids
  • You must be able to walk 2-3 miles unassisted and participate in a full schedule of People-to-People exchange meetings each day

Climate

  • Daytime temperatures range from approximately 70-90ºF
  • The weather in Cuba is semi-subtropical year-round, with trade winds often tempering the heat

Terrain

  • Walk along many uneven cobblestone streets in Havana and Trinidad, and along dirt paths in the Escambray Mountains

Transportation

  • Travel by private, air-conditioned 32-passenger motorcoach
  • Three 2- to 6-hour drives between cities

Accommodations & Facilities

  • Hotel rooms in Cuba, while clean and comfortable, offer simple amenities
  • All accommodations feature private baths
  • Some hotels may not have elevators, or working elevators, and may require you to walk up stairs to rooms on second or third floors

Food

  • Due to Cuba’s limited access to fresh produce, meals may lack variety
  • Typical Cuban cuisine consists of dishes based on rice, beans, chicken, pork, plantains, and root vegetables

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