Cuba 5 nights Havana 2 days fishing

Fishing in Hemingway’s Havana

RUTA: FLORIDA – HAVANA – FLORIDA                                 

DURATION: 6 DAYS – 5 NIGHTS                         DATES: MAY 16TH TO 21ST, 2017

ACCOMMODATION: PRIVATE APARTMENT IN HAVANA DOWNTOWN

Let’s discover and enjoy the real Cuba

$1280 pp. If coming as single is $240 more for single supplement.

ITINERARY

1st Day Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 FLORIDA – HAVANA

  1. Land in Cuba and leave the airport by 11:00 AM (approximately)
  2. Meet your local host, your driver and guide at the airport
  3. Go to the bank to exchange Money
  4. Visit the Revolution Square – monument with Jose Marti. This is where the Cuban revolution is celebrated.  
  5. City tour through Malecón Avenue, all along the coast side, Vedado neighborhood the newest part of the city with architecture before the 1960’s, big houses European style, see vintage cars and people, and US Embassy.
  6. Visit the National Hotel, its Museum Rooms/mobster photos, and drink a cocktail in its astonishing terrace. Built by the American Mafia confiscated during the revolution.
  7. Check in your private apartment. Accommodation with breakfast included.
  8. 6:30 PM Transfer to dinner in a Cuban Paladar (not included, pay on your own)
  9. 8:00 PM Transfer to Cannon Shot Ceremony, representing the time of the colony when they closed the door of the city to protect the city from the Spanish pirates.
  10. 9:30 PM Return to the apartment or explore Old Havana on your own

2nd Day Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 FISHING DAY IN HAVANA

  1. Breakfast and leave the apartment for the Marina
  2. Enjoy up to 7 hours fishing in Hemingway’s route. Following Hemingway elevated marlin-fishing on the Gulf Stream.
  3. After 5 to 7 hours fishing, return to your apartment in Havana Downtown
  4. Dinner in a Cuban Paladar
  5. Return to the apartment or explore Old Havana on your ow

3rd Day Thursday, May 18th, 2017 FISHING DAY IN HAVANA

  1. Breakfast and leave the apartment for the Marina
  2. Enjoy up to 7 hours fishing in Hemingway’s route. Following Hemingway elevated marlin-fishing on the Gulf Stream.
  3. After 5 to 7 hours fishing, return to your apartment in Havana Downtown
  4. Dinner in a Cuban Paladar
  5. Return to the apartment or explore Old Havana on your ow

4th Day Friday, May 19th, 2017 HAVANA

  1. Breakfast and leaving the apartment by 9:00 AM
  2. Visit the Havana’s Christ and the exhibition of “The Cuban Missile ” Missiles sent from Russia to Cuba to attack U.S. See the missiles and have an explanation, almost causing the third World War.
  3. Visit Ernest Hemingway house in Finca Vigia, its books collection, fruit trees, beloved Pilar Yacht and panoramic view of Havana from one of the highest viewpoints.
  4. Panoramic tour though some popular Havana neighborhoods
  5. 12:30 PM Transfer to lunch in a local Paladar (not included, pay on your own)
  6. Visit Fusterlandia, an Art-Community project located in Santa Fe neighborhood
  7. Visit the Presidential Palace, home of all Cubans President before Fidel, including Batista. On March 13, 1957, when a group of students from the University took up arms to take the power from Batista, Batista escaped through a secret back door to save his life.
  8. Tour through the Central Park in front of the Havana Interesting, small park.
  9. Visit the exterior area of the Havana Capitol modeled after the U.S. Capitol building; the only difference is one meter wider and higher.
  10. Visit Gran Teatro de la Habana, beautiful theater that hosts ballet festivals and such, where Obama spoke in 2016 with nice architecture.
  11. Inglaterra Hotel, old architecture with a terrace with cocktails, coffee, and music.
  12. Visit the famous and Hemingway’s favorite Floridita Bar, daiquiri´s birth place
  13. Return to the apartment
  14. 7:00 PM Transfer to dinner in a Cuban Paladar (not included, pay on your own)
  15. Return to the apartment

5th Day Friday, May 20th, 2017 HAVANA

  1. Breakfast and leaving the apartment by 9:00 AM
  2. Visit Plaza San Francisco de Asís where kids came daily to feed the pigeons, and teen girls come to take their traditional 15th day birthday photos.
  3. Visit the Garden of Maria Teresa of Calcutta, a short and green peace of paradise in the crowded Old Havana.
  4. Visit Palacio de Los Capitanes Generales, home of the former governors of San Cristobal de la Habana. Facing this palace, there is the only wooden street in Cuba, made with the purpose to avoid the noise made by the iron wheels of the carriages.
  5. Plaza de Armas with El Templete, place where was held the first mass and was founded the Villa de San Cristobal de la Havana back in 1519
  6. Shop for vintage books and magazines at Plaza de Armas
  7. Castillo de la Real Fuerza, a stone fortress that keeps the Giraldilla, symbol of Havana.
  8. Walk to Cathedral Square and Mercaderes Street
  9. Visit the Ambos Mundos hotel (where Hemingway spent many nights and drank so many mojitos at Bar Floridita he could not go home; and the Old Havana Model, a scaled model of Havana with sounds of the times.
  10. 12:30 PM Lunch in a Cuban Paladar (not included, pay on your own)
  11. Visit the Havana Club Rum Museum
  12. Transfer through Avenida del Puerto in direction to San Jose Handicrafts Fair
  13. Visit the San Jose Handicrafts Fair. There is a waterfront cocktail bar there also for when you are done This offers the best prices and most selection for Cuban handmade crafts and arts in Havana, many small shops to buy handmade handicrafts and arts
  14. 5:30 PM Pick up at Avenida del Puerto and return to the hotel.
  15. 7:00 PM Transfer to dinner in a Cuban Paladar (not included, pay on your own)
  16. 9:20 PM Transfer to Tropicana Night Club and amazing Cuban Vegas-style show (optional, additional cost approx. $130.00 pp)
  17. Return to the apartment

6th Day Saturday, May 21st, 2017 HAVANA – FLORIDA

  1. Breakfast in the apartment
  2. Walking tour through the Malecon Seawall to say: “See you soon Havana.” Based on time or you can go shopping on our own for last minute gifts.
  3. Departure to José Martí International Airport

END OF SERVICEs

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Program certified under license people 2 people
  • Four nights in Havana in a private apartment with breakfast included
  • All ground transportation in comfortable air-conditioned American vintage car
  • Tours described as program
  • Two up to 7 hours fishing days in a yacht
  • All entrance fees to sites and activities described
  • Professional bilingual tour guide, full time
  • Assistance by our staff 24 hours.
  • Affidavit and Tourist Card

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

  • International air tickets or others not described in the Program.
  • Meals in Paladars
  • Dinner Show in Tropicana NigthClub (optional) $130.00 per person
  • Personal expenses like taxis to non-scheduled activities or laundry.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Reservations and Payment Term

The price of all programs or services must be paid in advance under the next steps

Step 1. Confirmation of the Reservation:

You confirm your reservation with a down payment of 40% of the total amount of the program or service you wish to purchase. This way, you secure your room and all services up to 40 days before the date of the trip, without immobilization of your money.

For the duration of this step until the term to concrete your purchase, you may cancel your reservation taking charge of 5% of the price of the service pending. This charge will be deducted from the 40% anticipated and the difference from the amount already deposited will be returned to you.

Step 2. Purchase

Within 40 days before the departure date, you must pay the remaining 60% to perform the purchase and guarantee definitely your place in the program selected. Otherwise, your status automatically falls into cancellation, applying a fee of 5% of the price of the service. This charge will be deducted from 40% anticipated and will be returned to you the difference relative to the value already deposited.

Other possibilities cancellation

Cancellations within 21 working days before the departure date, are penalized with 35% of the whole price.

Cancellations within seven working days before the departure date, are penalized with 75% of the whole price.

Within three working days before departure date, no cancellations may be made.

Reserve Modifications

Within 45 days or more before the departure date, you can change your reservation for another departure date from the same program without any cost.