Hiking Central Cuba
$965

This is a private multi-day itinerary for groups of minimum 2 clients. Includes:

 

Includes:

 - Pick-up and drop-off at the Airport.
 - Private Guide.
 - Transportation.
 - Accommodation in “Casa Particular”. (Cuban Family Home)
 - Breakfast and Lunch.
Itinerary:  *Can be customized depending on your schedule and preferences

Day 1: Welcome to Cuba

  • Pick up at Airport and transfer to your accommodation.
     

  • Check-in Casa Particular in Cienfuegos.
     

  • Walking Tour Cienfuegos. (2 hours)
    Walking in the Cienfuegos boulevard, visit to the House of Rum and Cigars, Union Hotel arriving to the foundation area the Jose Martí square, the oldest part in the city and Cultural World Heritage Site with a view of the main buildings, the Town Hall, the Cathedral, Tomas Terry theater, Ferrer Palace, The Arc of the Workers. View Details

 

Day 2: El Nicho trail

  • Breakfast
     

  • 8:00 Transfer to El Nicho Natural Park(1:30 Hours)
    - Difficulty: Medium
    - Total Length: 2 - 4 hours.
    - What to find along the way: Since you enter into the path of Nicho you get the feeling to be in direct interchange with the nature, the unique environment of this magic place gives everyone in touch with it a sensation of freedom and purity, this experience increases when you taste the crystal clear waters of the naturals pools located along the way or enjoy the wonderful view of the waterfalls or the top of the mountain.
     

  • Lunch. (1:00 hour).
    Authentic mountain food in a Ranch of this paradise where all the food is raised and cultivated in these mountains, cooked with wood, a delicatessen hard to forget to everyone who tested.
     
  • Transfer Topes the Collantes. (1:30 hours)
    With a natural protected beautiful landscape which also has a high scientific value for the botanic and the ecology Topes de Collantes is one of the best places on the island to perform hiking and natural tours. There you can find numerous endemic species of the flora and fauna.
     

Day 3: Vegas Grandes trail

  • Breakfast.
     

  • Trail to Vegas Grandes
    - Difficulty: Medium
    - Total Length: 3 - 5 hours.
    - What to find along the way: Cave structures, one of the longest descending falls on Cuba with some natural pools along the way.
     

  • Back to accomodation on Topes de Collantes.
     

  • Free night
     

Day 4: Caburni Fall trail

  • Breakfast
     

  • Trail to Caburni Falls
    - Difficulty: Medium
    - Length: 3 - 5 hours.
    - What to find along the way: Different examples of Cuban indigenus species of flora and fauna with some exotic fruts. Ends in the waterfall and natural pool of Caburni one of the most beautifull of the area.
     

  • Back to accomodation on Topes de Collantes.
     

  • Free night
     

Day 5: Cimarrones de Javira trail

  • Breakfast
     

  • Transfer to El Cubano Farm
     

  • Cimarrones de Javira Trail
    - Difficult: Medium
    - Total Lenght: 3 - 5 hours
    - What to find along the way: This is a path that convine the nature with Cuban history an traditions. Along the way you will be not only in contact with the nature but also with a Cuban family that live the way the mountain local people do it, also this path was used for the slaves when they scape from the owners in the IX century and there are references to that time. As reward at the end you can enjoy a bath on the cristal clear waters of the Javira natural pool and small waterfall.
     
  • Transfer to Trinidad (30 min)
     
  • Optional: City tour Trinidad. (2 - 3 hours)
    One of the first villages founded by the Spanish in the early sixteenth century, declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Visit the Parish Church of the Holy Trinity, with its luxurious altar decorated with precious wood and images of 300 years ago; Plaza Mayor and the Temple House of Yemayá. Visit the Trinidad´s Bodeguita del Medio and bar La Canchánchara to enjoy the traditional cocktail of the same name.
     

  • Optional: Dinner at Restaurant 'La Ceiba' (1 hour)
    Famous restaurant sited under a Ceiba, a very old tree (this kind of tree is traditionally related with the Afro-Cuban culture), some said it gathers in its branch with many legends, others even said it was born the same day of the city.
     

  • Free night
    Optional: Listening and dancing live salsa music at the Stairs of the House of the Music.

 

Day 6: Valle de las iguanas trail.

  • Breakfast
     

  • Valle de las Iguanas Trail
    - Difficult: Medium
    - Total Lenght: 3 - 5 hours
    - What to find along the way: This is a path takes you all along the Yaguanabo river to El Valle de las Iguanas where you can enjoy of the medicinal waters and black mud. Along the way also you will find some tratitional houses from this area where you can taste some tipical plates from this region as well as observe some traditions. You will also enjoy a traditional lunch with brased pork ( Cerdo asado en pua). The return can be done in a small boat along the river.
     
  • Free time on the Yaguanabo Beach
    End your afternoon relaxing on the waters and sand of the beach of this place.
     
  • Transfer to Cienfuegos (1 hour)
     

  • Free night
    Optional: Walking through Cienfuegos Prado and Malecón to enjoy the night breeze coming from the ocean and mix your self with the locals. 

     

Day 7: Botanical Garden - Trinidad

  • Breakfast

 

  • Free day
     

  • Transfer to airport