Cuba Cars & Cigars Tour
US-made classic cars are the staple of Cuban transportation. See first-hand the astounding number of 40s and 50s model cars; it is estimated there are 60,000 vintage cars still in Cuba. No new parts have been made available to the island since the 1960s. Learn about the Cuban peoples creativity and ingenuity that has kept these cars running for so many years.
Cuba has the second largest area planted with tobacco of all countries worldwide. Visit local tobacco farms to gain insight into the tobacco producing process, including field production, drying shed, and rolling technique. Discover the making of the hand-crafted cigars that are famous for being the finest cigars in the world.
Although only 90 miles off the coast of Florida, Cuba will remind you of a simpler time that is a distant memory to American culture. With a welcoming and unique culture comprised of friendly people with remarkable ingenuity, Cuba is one of the safest countries in the world, as everything is monitored tightly. Be prepared for simple accommodations, with slower heartfelt service, due to restrictions on tourist services, with different ways of thinking, other standards of time, and digital connection constraints.
Discover the colors, cuisine and culture that make up this truly distinctive country by traveling on a professional group tour!
Maximum of 12 travelers per tour, call today to reserve your spot!
Cuba Cars & Cigars Tour Itinerary
July 5-9, 2017
October 4-8, 2017
March 7-11, 2018
There are a selection of flights from the US, and Trump Tours will be happy to assist you with flight reservations. Trump Tours will also provide all information needed to secure your visa (US $50) and other necessary paperwork. Be sure to pack some patience in your bag, because the Havana airport is not yet outfitted for multiple airplane arrivals. After exiting baggage claim, you will be transferred to a premium guesthouse. A casa particulares is a unique result of home owners being allowed to transform their dwellings into bed and breakfast accommodations. You will be joined by a Cuban tour manager as well as a Trump Tours tour manager. Welcome reception with group introductions and briefing about the trip. Short panorama orientation of Havana on the way to dinner at a private family restaurant (paradores).
Walking tour of Old Havana, a UNESCO world heritage site. Havana was founded in 1519 by the Spanish who preferred a protected natural harbor to anchor their galleons between the Olde and New World. See the San Cristobal Cathedral, built in 1748, stroll along the narrow, cobblestoned streets passing from plaza to plaza. Visit to rum museum. Visit to cigar factory and learn about Cuba’s most precious commodity. Option for lunch at the most famous bar of the 40s and 50s where famous people such as Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy and John Wayne could be found. In the afternoon step back in time and climb into 40s and 50s era classic cars for a sightseeing cruise. End the ride at a local family restaurant for a delicious dinner. This evening, there will be an option to enjoy the night life of Havana.
After breakfast, depart for Pinar del Rio and the Vinales Valley, one of the natural wonders of Cuba and home of the best tobacco in the world. Visit a local tobacco farm including lunch. See the tobacco producing process including field production, drying sheds, rolling technique and learn about the distribution commodities and control by the state. Cigars available for personal consumption in a beautiful setting. Continue to the Vinales Valley, an idyllic village perched in the quilted landscape of fertile, oxen ploughed fields, rich tobacco plantations and incredible karst landscapes. Descend into the Cuevo del Indigo (Indian Cave) and discover this indigenous dwelling by boat. Visit the Casa de la Cultura for live music. Hotel check-in and dinner at the hotel.
This morning enjoy a trek through the valley, enjoying the countryside and discovering more tobacco plantations. Depart to Havana outskirts where we will visit an auto mechanic workshop, the owners work on classic American cars. Lunch at a high end cigar bar where you will have the opportunity to sample and purchase some of Cuba’s finest cigars. This afternoon meet some members of the Amigos de Fangio Club of Old Cars, lovers of American vintage cars and see their rides. Check into hotel. The hotel has a resort feel with large swimming pool, bar, spa, gym, several restaurants and nightly entertainment. Farewell dinner at a prestigious restaurant. Visit to Hall of Fame and entrance to Cabaret Parisien for the show.
Breakfast at leisure. Morning meeting at hotel to wrap up and have discussions on the impressions of Cuba. Transfer to airport for flight back to US.
4 nights in superior tourist class accommodations.
10 Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 4 Dinners
Transportation provided in air-conditioned minicoach.
Sightseeing/technical visits as outlined in itinerary. Servies of full time professional tour manager with agricultural background. All taxes and fees.
Airfare, museum entrances, tour manager and driver tips, passport fees, public transportation, personal items, beverages at meals, travel insurance.
$2,299 per person, based on double occupancy. Add $360 to guarantee single room. Visa Fee - $50 per person.