Viñales Valley

    • 12 hours
    • Havana - Vedado
    • Havana - Old Havana
    • Havana
    • Havana - Miramar
    • Viñales
    • Outdoors
Just a few hours driving from Havana, Viñales Valley is a unique landscape dotted with gigantic “mogotes” (karst formations) surrounding a lovely valley with rich, red earth and majestic palm trees. This is one of Cuba’s most fertile areas and where some of the world’s best tobacco is grown, harvested, dried and processed.

The tobacco plant reaches its full height between November and February. Once the harvest is over, other crops are planted such as malanga, yucca, corn etc until October.

A visit to the “Casa del Veguero” (the Tobacco Farmer’s House), surrounded by tobacco plantations, provides a mini-education on the subject.

In 1999, the Viñales Valley was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. A voyage through this beautifully verdant land which has preserved traditional (country) life shows you why.

A 120-meter tall replica of prehistoric paintings on a “mogote” and a boat trip on a river through a cave are fun and educational: they explain the evolution of life in the Sierra de los Órganos (mountain range) where the valley is located. There is an awe-inspiring panoramic view from the viewpoint close to Hotel Los Jazmines.

Cuban lunch is served in a local restaurant.


Availability and prices

Total price
  • Character
  • Departure/Starting Time
  • Departure location
  • Number of rooms

Not available



Detailed information

Departure/Starting Time
07.30am - Habana Vieja (Old Havana); 07.45am - Vedado; 08.00am - Miramar
Departure location
Departure from hotels located in Havana: Old Havana, Vedado, Miramar
Character
Private or group excursion
Languages
English, Spanish
Activity level
Light (walking and light hiking)




More information

Included in price

• Transportation in air conditioned bus (group excursion), or in (air-conditioned) taxi/minibus in case of a private excursion.
• Professional multilingual guide.
• Program according description.
• Lunch at a local countryside restaurant.

Not included in price
• Refreshments.
• Tips.

  • In case of cancellation up to 48 hours before the departure time of the excursion, a penalty of 10% of the excursion fare will be charged.
  • Regarding cancellations made between 48 and 24 hours before the departure time of the excursion, a penalty of 50% of the excursion fare will be applied.
  • Cancellations reported within 24 hours before the departure time and No-Show (no presentation at departure time), a penalty of 100% of the excursion fare will be applied.
    *Remark: booking fees and credit card surcharges cannot be refunded in case of cancellation.

Group tour

 between 07:30 and 08:00 - Weekly: Tuesday, Thursday

Private tour

08:00 - Daily

 

  • Printed voucher (with pick-up schedule in case of group excursions), sent by Cuba Travel Network after having completed booking and payment procedure.
  • It is recommended to carry a photocopy of your passport with you.





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