Abridged Itinerary

During this exciting and educational experience we will visit three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Old Habana in Habana, the Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos, and Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios. See our abridged itinerary below for a glimpse of what you will experience, while keeping in mind that you will gain much more from this experience than what is featured in this preliminary itinerary.  

 
 
 Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

 
 
 
 Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

 
 
 
 Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

 
 
 Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

 
 
 Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

 
 
 Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

Global Incite, LLC Cuba February 2017

Day 1 - Tuesday, November 14th (D)

Depart Washington, DC and arrive in Habana, Cuba in the afternoon.  

Transfer from airport to settle into Habana casa particular.  

Enjoy a group welcome dinner. 

Learn about and experience Habana nightlife. (Optional)

 

Day 2 - Wednesday, November 15th (B, L)

Breakfast

Participate in Habana history, culture and People-to-People guided experience including walking tour of Old Habana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  

Lunch

Continue walking tour

Visit Callejon de Hammel

Meet leaders and work with community project

Dinner

 

Day 3 - Thursday, November 16th

Breakfast

Work with community leaders on community project - educational and people-to-people experience. 

Lunch

Optional excursion - e.g. Great Theater House, cigar factory, rum factory, etc.

Dinner

Pack for travel to Trinidad. 

 

Day 4 - Friday, November 17th (B, L) 

Breakfast

Drive to Trinidad

Stop in historic Cienfuegos to have lunch, visiting Cienfuegos Blvd and Jose Marti Square.

Continue to Trinidad

Settle into casa particular

Visit street market

People-To-People Experience

Dinner

Learn about and experience Trinidad nightlife. (Optional)

 

Day 5 - Saturday, November 18th (B, L)

Breakfast

Walking tour of the UNESCO designated city of Trinidad

Lunch

Drive to Valle de Los Ingenios to visit and learn the history of:  

- Old sugar plantations

- Sugar factory

- Old slave quarters, pottery workshops, old train station

Participate in a people-to-people and educational experience

Dinner

 

Day 6 - Sunday, November 19th (B, D) 

Breakfast 

Visit Iglesia Parroquial de la Santisima Trinidad, participate in a church service (optional)

Free day to choose optional activity - e.g. beach, snorkeling, horseback riding, waterfalls, hiking, etc. 

Dinner 

Pack in preparation for morning travel back to Habana. 

 

Day 7 - Monday, November 20th (B, D)

Breakfast

Depart Trinidad for Habana

Lunch

Visit Almacenes de San Jose Artisans' Market

Departure Dinner

Pack in preparation for flight to Washington, DC 

 

Day 8 - Tuesday, November 21st

Breakfast

Transfer from casa particular to Habana airport

Check in and fly back to Washington, DC