Excursion « Havana Overnight »
Adult: 159 CUC / Children: 119 CUC
Description of this excursion ...
Day 1 ...
Departure by bus at 7h30 (1st hotel). Arrival to Havana, Cuba's capital by the eastern part from the city protected by two of the oldest military fortresses in Cuba comprising what is today the « Morro-Cabaña » Military and Historical park. Lunch in one of its restaurants offering a commanding view over the city. Walk through the former Presidential Palace, Marti's Promenade, and Central Park, Inglaterra hotel and the Grand Theater of Havana. Free time for shopping and sightseeing. Lodging and dinner. Departure to « Morro-Cabaña » Park, where the cannon shot ceremony takes place every night at 9h00 since the XVIII century for the purpose to signal closure of the Havana's gates. A night walks through animated areas. Return to the hotel at midnight.
Day 2 ...
Breakfast and check-out. The morning will be completely devoted to explore « Old Havana », UNESCO's heritage site with its magnificent PLAZAS (Squares): Plaza de Armas with the Palace of Captains General headquarters of Cuba's colonial rulers and « El Templete » neoclassical building marking Havana's foundational place, Plaza San Francisco de Asis with the chruch and Convent, Plaza Vieja with impressive 18th century Fountain, Plaza La Catedral with the Cathedral Church, highest example of the so-called Cuban Baroque architecture and the famous bar « Bodeguita del Medio » center of the city's bohemian life. Free time to enjoy and go for shopping at Cuba's largest Flea market. Lunch and departure from Havana at 14h00. Arrival at the hotels at 19h00.
It is possible to book this excursion including the Tropicana Show. The cost is 60 CUC extra (per adult only). You may also opt for this excursion by plane instead of by bus. The cost is 229 CUC per adult and 172 CUC per children. You leave the hotel at 6h00 on thursday. Ask the TO representative to get more info about this option.
We did not do this excursion from Cayo Santa Maria, but we visited Havana on many occasions. You need to visit, at least once in your life, Havana city! It is a journey through time and impressive architecture. It is a safe city unlike many major Latin American capitals.
Click to view our photo album of Havana.
(from our two weeks tour website in Cuba)