An unexplored territory for many, an island nation nestled between deep blue seas, golden beaches and wide spread fields of tobacco – one can define Cuba with words of splendour and intrigue. After all, this country has remained a mystery for many for decades. Holding its Central American roots close to its heart, Cuba offers an amazing experience for tourists who are looking to become a part of local culture – the upbeat people walking on Havana’s streets that welcome unknown faces with a tinge of positivity are the highlights of this land.
Start off your visit to Cuba with a trip to Havana’s old town, strewn on its pathways, you’ll surely witness enchanting specimens of 16th-century Spanish architecture that have found their way to the heart of this old town. A sprawling urban community welcomes makes this experience even more splendid – the plazas and cathedrals present in this area are not only pictured worthy but will also steal your heart. Plaza Vieja and Plaza De La Catedral are a few must visit places to immerse in the magnificence of Havana’s late nights with marketplaces that host tourists all night long in numerous eclectic bars, restaurants and cafes. This is definitely the place to be if you love meeting new people! Even as you walk through the streets of Havana, the sparkling architecture never for once becomes a background – it is very much the heart and soul of the city.
To escape into the arms of nature, Cuba offers some of the best golden shorelines across the Caribbean. The laid back vibes of Varadero await those who would like to let go of the hustle and bustle of everyday life and live to the fullest! Shop, eat, lounge or take a bike ride, communicate with friendly locals or just take lots of pictures amidst the colourful and unique backdrops – there is so much to do here!
Museo de la Revolución and MuseoNacional de BellasArtes in Centro Habana are for enthusiasts of history – the rich culture of Cuba and the dynamics of this unique society can be intriguing from an outsider’s view who intends to delve deeper into what this nation has to offer.
To witness some of the rarest birds on this planet in their natural habitat – how about visiting Gran Parque Natural Montemar? A delight for bird watchers – this reservation park was built to provide a sanctuary for the fauna of Cuba which has captured the interests and hearts of bird watchers across the globe!
Cuba is art, culture, architecture and a hint of mystery wrapped in one – check out this exciting 5-day itinerary to have a trip of a lifetime!
The Captivating Cuba Tour:
Day 1/2 – Travel to Havana – 2 days
Day 3 – Trip to Vanales Valley – 1 day
Day 4 – Pinar Del Rio – Vinales – 1 day
Day 5 – Guama – 1 day