SPANISH CARIBBEAN CUBA & MEXICO 15 Days

“SPANISH CARIBBEAN” CUBA & MEXICO

CUBA: HAVANA – VIÑALES – VARADERO

MEXICO: CANCUN – CHICHEN ITZA – MERIDA – UXMAL – VALLADOLID – TULUM – PLAYA DEL CARMEN

15 DAYS

HIGHLIGHTS:CUBA & MEXICO, TWO UNIQUE SPANISH SPEAKING COUNTRIES, FAMOUS FOR ITS FRIENDLY PEOPLE, TROPICAL MUSIC AND GREAT WEATHER, COMBINED, ARE GREAT VACATION DESTINATIONS FOR ALL AGES. WITH ITS VAST CULTURE HERITAGE AND HISTORY, AND BEAUTIFUL ENDLESS SEASHORES, WE CAN ASURE YOU WILL HAVE THE BEST TIME OF YOUR LIFE WHEN TRAVELLING WITH US.
COME SEE WHY CUBA IS NUMBER 3 FAVOURITE VACATION DESTINATION FOR EUROPEANS; AND WHY MEXICO RECEIVED MORE THAN 35 MILLION TOURISTS LAST YEAR…THEY CANNOT BE WRONG!
CUBA & MEXICO ARE WAITING FOR YOU…!

CUBA

Yucatan Peninsula Travels
Yucatan Peninsula Travels

MEXICO

DATE

ITINERARY

OVERNIGHT

Day 1

EUROPE DEPARTURE – HAVANA
FLIGHT DEPARTURE FROM EUROPE WITH FINAL DESTINATION, HAVANA CUBA.
FLIGHT ARRIVAL TO JOSE MARTI - HAVANA CUBA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
AFTER FINISHING WITH CUBAN CUSTOMS FORMALITIES, MEET AND GREET WITH YOUR DRIVER AT THE MEETING POINT AT JOSE MARTI - HAVANA AIRPORT; TRANSFER AND CHECK IN TO HOTEL IN HAVANA.
HAVANA
Day 2

HAVANA CITY TOUR
AFTER BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL, DISCOVER HAVANA’S SECRETS AND BEAUTY WITH THE HAVANA CITY TOUR; YOU WILL SEE AND VISIT SOME OF THE OF THE MOST INTERESTING AND FAMOUS CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL SITES IN THE OLD HAVANA, REGISTERED BY THE UNESCO AS PART OF THE WORLD HERITAGE; WE WILL WALK THE OLD CITY STREETS AND SQUARES AND SEE AMONG OTHERS PLAZA SAN FRANCISCO DE ASÍS - PLAZA DE LA CATEDRAL - PLAZA VIEJA - PLAZA DE ARMAS - PALACIO DE LOS CAPITANES GENERALES (CITY MUSEUM) - CAPITOL - PARQUE CENTRAL - BAR-RESTAURANT FLORIDITA AND BODEGUITO DEL MEDIO - UNIVERSITY OF HAVANA - PLAZA DE LA REVOLUCIÓN (REVOLUTION SQUARE). AT THE END OF THE TOUR, YOU WILL HAVE ENOGUH INFORMATION TO CONTINUE IN THE AFTERNOON EXPLORING HAVANA AT YOUR OWN PACE.

Suggested visits:
*RUM MUSEUM (MUSEO DEL RON)
*Visit the “Parque Morro – Cabaña”, a Spanish fortress (the biggest in the Americas) built in 1519 to protect the city against pirate attacks and the English.
Witness one of the city’s oldest traditions - El Cañonazo - the cannon firing at 21:00 hours (09.00 pm).
HAVANA
Day 3

VIÑALES VALLEY TOUR
AFTER BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL, GET READY FOR A DAY OF ADVENTURE WITH VIÑALES VALLEYTOUR. THIS IS ONE OF CUBA’S MOST FERTILE AREAS AND WHERE SOME OF THE WORLD’S BEST TOBACCO IS GROWN, HARVESTED, DRIED AND PROCESSED. A TOUR THAT WILL PROVIDE YOU UNFORGETTABLE VISTAS ON THE WAY TO VIÑALES. WE WILL PROCEED WITH A VISIT TO A TOBACCO FACTORY WHERE WE WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE THE WORLDWIDE FAMOUS HANDMADE TOBACCO PROCESS AND WHY NOT? TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BUY A SOUVENIR. WE WILL STOP AT “EL MIRADOR DE LOS JAZMINES” TO ADMIRE THE BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL LANDSCAPE; WE WILL VISIT THE PREHISTORICAL MURAL, A REPLICA OF PREHISTORIC PAINTINGS AND TAKE THE BOAT RIDE TO SEE “LA CUEVA DEL INDIO” (THE INDIAN CAVE). WE WILL ENJOY A DELICIOUS LUNCH INCLUDED IN THE TOUR AT THE LOCAL RESTAURANTS.
RETURN BACK TO THE HOTEL
HAVANA
Day 4

HAVANA - VARADERO
BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL.
YOU WILL HAVE THE MORNING AT LEISURE TO CONTINUE EXPLORING HAVANA, CUBA AT YOUR OWN PACE AND AT NOON YOU WILL CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL AND MEET YOUR DRIVER WHO WILL TAKE YOU TO THE OLD FAMOUS VARADERO.
AT ARRIVAL, YOU WILL CHECK IN AT THE HOTEL AND ENJOY THE SUN, FUN & ALL INCLUSIVE AND ACTIVITIES THE HOTEL HAS TO OFFER.
VARADERO
Day 5 & 6

VARADERO ALL INCLUSIVE
FREE TIME AT LEISURE TO ENJOY THE BEACH, THE SUN AND TO HAVE FUN IN THE BEAUTIFUL BEACH PLUS THE AMENITIES, ACTIVITIES, THEME PARTIES AND SHOWS THE ALL INCLUSIVE OFFERS IN THE HOTEL

Suggested visits:
Cayo Blanco day Tour

VARADERO
Day 7

VARADERO – HAVANA AIRPORT - CANCUN
BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL
MORNING AT LEISURE TO ENJOY THE BEACH OR TO DO THE LAST SHOPPING
CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL AND TRANSFER TO HAVANA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FOR DEPARTURE TO CANCUN AS FINAL DESTINATION
ARRIVAL TO CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
AFTER FORMALITIES WITH MEXICAN CUSTOMS MEET AND GREET WITH YOUR DRIVER AT THE MAIN EXIT OF THE INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS; THEN TRANSFER AND CHECK IN AND OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL
CANCUN
Day 8

CHICHEN ITZA / CENOTE IK KIL TOUR – MERIDA
AFTER BREAKFAST, WE WILL CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL AND MEET AGAIN THE DRIVER TO HEAD TO VISIT ONE OF THE 7 WONDERS OF THE MODERN WORLD, CHICHEN ITZA. CONSIDER THE MOST IMPORTANT MAYAN SITE, WE WILL TOUR AROUND VISITING THE DOMINATING TEMPLE OF KUKULKAN (A MAYAN FEATHERED SERPENT DEITY SIMILAR TO THE AZTEC QUETZALCOATL) EL CASTILLO ("THE CASTLE"). THE MAIN BALLCOURT; ARCHAEOLOGISTS HAVE IDENTIFIED THIRTEEN BALLCOURTS IN CHICHEN ITZA BUT THE GREAT BALL COURT ABOUT 150 METERS TO THE NORTH-WEST OF THE CASTILLO IS BY FAR THE MOST IMPRESSIVE, THE LARGEST AND BEST PRESERVED BALL COURT IN ANCIENT MESOAMERICA. AT ONE END OF THE GREAT BALL COURT, WE WILL VISIT THE TEMPLE OF THE BEARDED MAN (TEMPLO DEL HOMBRE BARBADO) THEN THE TZOMPANTLI, OR SKULL PLATFORM AND THE CHICHEN ITZA MAIN CENOTE AMONG OTHERS; OUR EXPERIENCED LICENSED LOCAL TOUR GUIDE WILL SHARE WITH US HIS KNOWLEDGE TAKING US BACK IN TIME TO THE EXPLENDOR OF THIS AMAZING MAYAN CITY.
WE WILL HAVE TIME FOR LUNCH AT THE LOCAL RESTAURANTS, THEN WE WILL VISIT IK KIL CENOTE WHERE YOU CAN “SPLASH” INTO ITS COOL WATER AND THEN TRANSFER TO “LA BLANCA MERIDA” (THE WHITE MERIDA)
CHECK IN AND OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL.
MERIDA
Day 9

MERIDA CITY TOUR - UXMAL TOUR - VALLADOLID
AFTER BREAKFAST CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL AND TRANSFER TO MERIDA DOWNTOWN FOR THE CITY TOUR; WE WILL SEE THE RICH INFLUENCE OF SPANISH CULTURE AND MODERN LIFE IN “LA BLANCA MERIDA”. AMONG OTHERS. WITH OUR TOUR GUIDE, WE WILL VISIT PLAZA DE LA INDEPENDENCIA (INDEPENDENCE PLAZA), THE MERIDA CATHEDRAL AND PASEO MONTEJO WHERE WE WILL SEE LA CASA DE MONTEJO, A 16TH-CENTURY MANSION, A LANDMARK OF COLONIAL PLATERESQUE ARCHITECTURE. THEN WE WILL VISIT THE LOCAL MARKET TO ENJOY SHOPPING AND WE WILL HAVE TIME FOR LUNCH AT THE LOCAL RESTAURANTS. AFTER LUNCH, WE WILL HEAD TO EXPLORE ONE OF THE GREATEST MAYAN CEREMONIAL CENTERS IN THE YUCATAN PENINSULA; THE MAGIC ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF UXMAL; WE WILL TOUR AND GET TO KNOW ABOUT THE FAMOUS PYRAMID OF THE MAGICIAN (EL ADIVINO), THE GOVERNOR'S PALACE, THE NUNNERY QUADRANGLE, THE BALLCOURT AND MORE.
AT THE END OF THE TOUR, OUR DRIVER WILL TAKE US TO VALLADOLID, YUCATAN; CONSIDER “PUEBLO MAGICO” (MAGIC TOWN) BASED ON ITS NATURAL BEAUTY, CULTURAL RICHES, AND HISTORICAL RELEVANCE TO THE COUNTRY.
CHECK IN AND OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL.
VALLADOLID
Day 10

TULUM TOUR – PLAYA DEL CARMEN
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL, THEN WE WILL CHECK OUT AND HEAD TOWARDS THE BEAUTIFUL WALLED CITY OF TULUM. WHEN TOURING THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE, YOU WILL “REALIZE” WHY THE MAYANS CHOSE THIS AREA TO SETTLE DOWN. ITS BREATHTAKING SCENERIES WILL MAKE YOU FEEL RELAXED AND VERY HAPPY OF COMING TO VISIT THE MEXICAN CARIBBEAN AND ITS SURROUNDING AREAS. WE WILL VISIT “THE CASTLE” WHICH IS ITS MAIN BUILDING AND TOUR AROUND THE BASEMENTS AND FRESCOS WITH THE EXPLANATION OF OUR EXPERT LOCAL TOUR GUIDE. THEN WE WILL HAVE TIME TO SWIM AND ENJOY ITS WHITE SANDY BEACH; TIME TO HAVE LUNCH AT THE LOCAL RESTAURANTS AND FINALLY, TRANSFER TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN HOTEL. CHECK IN AT THE HOTEL AND OVERNIGHT.
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Day 11 SIAN KA´AN BIOSPHERE RESERVE TOUR (SHARED TOUR)
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL AND THEN THE TOUR GUIDE WILL MEET YOU AT THE LOBBY OF THE HOTEL FOR THE SIAN KA’AN BIOSPHERE RESERVE TOUR. ENJOY WITH THE LOCAL GUIDE THE MYSTERIES OF MUYIL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE; WALK THROUGH THE JUNGLE IN THE INTERPRETIVE TRAIL, VISIT CHUNYAXCHE LAGOON WITH ITS TURQUOISE WATERS; “JUMP” INTO ONE OF THE CANALS OF SWEET WATER AND LET THE CURRENT TAKE YOU IN A “FLOATING TOUR” WHILE ENJOYING THE LOCAL FLORA AND FAUNA. THEN VISIT THE CENOTE AND AT THE END ENJOY A TRADITIONAL LUNCH PREPARED WITH LOCAL FOOD FROM THE AREA. TRANSFER BACK TO THE HOTEL.
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Day 12 &
13

PLAYA DEL CARMEN
FREE DAYS AT LEISURE TO CONTINUE EXPLORING THE YUCATAN PENINSULA AT YOUR OWN PACE AND TO ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL MEXICAN CARIBBEAN.

OPTIONAL TOUR (+$):
**XCARET
XCARET ECO-PARK. OUR DRIVER WILL TAKE US THERE; WE WILL HAVE ACCESS TO ENJOY THE DAILY ACTIVITIES PROGRAM AND DAILY SHOWS LIKE “VOLADORES DE PAPANTLA” PAPANTLA FLYERS, THE HORSE SHOWS AMONG OTHERS; WE WILL HAVE ACCESS TO SNORKEL IN THE UNDERGROUND RIVER AND IN ITS CALETA, WHERE YOU WILL SEE A GREAT VARIETY OF SIZE AND MULTI-COLOR FISH; AND EVEN RAYS IF YOU ARE LUCKY; HERE YOU WILL HAVE THE CHOICE TO DO THE ACTIVITIES YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ENJOY; YOU CAN VISIT THE AQUARIUM; THE TURTLES FARM; THE BIRDS FARM AND SO MUCH MORE; WE WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE BUFFET LUNCH IN ONE OF THE RESTAURANT ON SITE; THE CHOICES ARE MEXICAN FOOD, INTERNATIONAL FOOD OR SEAFOOD SPECIALITIES RESTAURANT. AND TO FINISH A GREAT DAY, WE WILL ATTEND “XCARET MEXICO ESPECTACULAR” SHOW, A MUSICAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE MEXICAN HISTORY.
TRANSFER BACK TO THE HOTEL
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Day 14

PLAYA DEL CARMEN – CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL
TRANSFER TO CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
CANCUN DEPARTURE WITH EUROPE AS FINAL DESTINATION
ON THE PLANE
Day 15

EUROPE ARRIVAL
ARRIVAL TO EUROPE.

*We are 100% flexible to your inquires. We are able to make any modification you request

to this program.

“SPANISH CARIBBEAN”
CUBA & MEXICO

15 DAYS

  ROUTE
Day 1 Europe – Havana, Cuba
Day 2 Havana City walking Tour
Day 3 Viñales Valley Tour
Day 4 Havana - Varadero
Day 5 & 6 Varadero
Day 7 Varadero – Havana - Cancun
Day 8 Chichen itza – Ik Kil - Merida
Day 9 Uxmal _ Valladolid
Day 10 Tulum – Playa del Carmen
Day 11 Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve
Day 12 & 13 Playa del Carmen
Day 14 Playa del Carmen – Cancun Intl. Airport. Departure
Day 15 Europe Arrival.

 *From 1249 € Per Person

+ airfare

*Minimum 4 persons

INCLUSIONS IN CUBA:

* 3* HOTEL WITH BREAKFAST IN HAVANA

* ALL INCLUSIVE 3* HOTEL IN VARADERO

* TOURS & INCLUSIONS IN TOURS ACCORDING
ITINERARY

* PRIVATE TRANSFERS ACCORDING ITINERARY
(EXCEPT VIÑALES VALLEY SHARED TOUR)

* ENGLISH / SPANISH CERTIFIED LOCAL GUIDES

NOT INCLUDED IN CUBA:

* LUNCH & DINNER IN HAVANA
* TIPS TO WAITERS, DRIVERS AND TOUR GUIDE
* PREMIUM ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE IN ALL
INCLUSIVE

INCLUSIONS IN MEXICO:

* 4 & 3* HOTELS.

* CANCUN AND PLAYA DEL CARMEN BEACH
HOTELS

* BREAKFASTS

* LUNCH AS MENTIONED IN THE PROGRAM IN SIAN
KA´AN TOUR

* PRIVATE TRANSFERS ACCORDING ITINERARY

* ENTRANCES TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES, PARKS,
MUSEUMS ACTIVITIES ACCORDING ITINERARY

* ENGLISH / SPANISH CERTIFIED LOCAL GUIDES

* HOTEL (IVA), CITY (ISH) & ENVIRONMENT TAXES
INCLUDED

NOT INCLUDED IN CUBA:

* LUNCH, DINNERS & DRINKS NOT MENTIONED
IN THE PROGRAM
* TIPS TO GUIDES, DRIVER AND WAITERS

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