Cuba. A magical place. For the past 55 years it has been a land of mystery to Americans. But that is changing. And Essential History Expeditions’ Cuba tours enable guests to explore this jewel of the Caribbean.
From the revolutions of Jose Marti and Fidel Castro. To the writings of Reinaldo Arenas, Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda, Alejo Carpentier and Ernest Hemingway. From the art of Wilfredo Lam, Manuel Mendive and Alberto Korda. From the hot music scene of Havana and Santiago with the son, mambo, salsa and more to classical guitar and piano. From white sandy beaches and the clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean to soaring green mountain jungles. From small hamlets to towns of still-perfect 18th century colonial architecture to modern metropolis. We will explore all this and much more.
Our sample Cuba tour includes eight days and seven nights of fully guided people-to-people contact filled with history, culture, music, food, in cities, towns and beautiful rugged countryside and pristine beaches.
Under U.S. travel restrictions, the American traveler cannot travel to Cuba for pure tourism. Further, new guidelines under the current administration will not allow Americans to visit Cuba without an authorized tour company. Essential History Expeditions is your Cuba adventure tour company! For every Cuba expedition, Essential History Expeditions takes care of the travel affidavit and Cuban visa, and we have developed our itinerary in conjunction with the official Cuban office, Havanatur, as well as a longtime stateside Cuban agency in Miami.
Essential History Expeditions has now led nearly 20 tours throughout Cuba since the easing of travel restrictions in December 2014. Some of these tours were larger groups with a set itinerary. Many, however, were private tours with customized itineraries. The following itinerary includes a sample of locations and activities we can customize for your specific group. We would love to customize an incredible journey through Cuba to inspire, inform and entertain your private group!
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