Get to know Cuba with this Cruiser on wheels for 10 days. The trip covers the provinces of Havana and Pinar del Río. It is an ideal option to know the wonders of the Larger Island of the Antilles and contrast an eclectic city with the nature of western Cuba.
Bike Cruise • 10 Days
Arrival in Cuba:
Arrival at the José Martí International Airport of Havana. Transfer to the chosen hotel from the Mactourism catalog.
On the first day, visitors are given a “breafing” on the details of the Cycling Cruise through Havana and Pinar del Rio scheduled for the coming days.
Free time in the evening to get to know the city on your own.
Pinar del Río
In the morning, departure for the western province of Pinar del Río, to Viñales Valley destination. Visitors will stay at one of the chosen hotels associated with Mactourism.
The most recommended at this time of the year is the Hotel La Ermita, which stands out for having the best view of Viñales Valley and a privileged location to get closer to the most attractive sites in the area.
In the afternoon, a warm-up ride is scheduled before starting the bicycle tour.
In the morning, bus transfer to the surroundings of Cayo Jutías. We will cross by boat to a small island on the north coast of Pinar del Río. The island and Cayo Jutias are connected by a small path (man-made).
Cycling back to Viñales hotel. The estimated cycling route is about 25 miles.
A bicycle trip is scheduled for the whole day throughout Viñales Valley to discover the tobacco plantations and the breathtaking surrounding natural scenery.
In the morning, bus transfer to the town of La Palma. From there we will start the bicycle trip to Soroa. On the way there will be several important stops at the Soroa Orchid Garden and Los Portales Cave.
This beautiful area was the hiding place used by Ernesto Che Guevara during the confrontation of 1962 against the president of the United States J. F. Kennedy.
This 55-mile bike tour ends at the hotel of Soroa to spend the night.
Soroa – Las Terrazas
In the morning, we will undertake a trip to Las Terrazas Community, in Sierra del Rosario.
This is a protected rural area due to its immense geological and natural wealth. In its bosom flows the San Juan River and its small waterfalls through a dense lush forest. There you can see ruins and 19th-century coffee plantations, as well as reservoirs of sulphurous medicinal waters, being the most famous Las Terrazas Reservoir.
The bike tour ranges between 24 and 36 miles and ends at the hotel of Soroa.
In the morning, bus transfer back to Havana. Tour of Havana’s main attractions such as the Sea Wall (el Malecón), the Paseo del Prado, the Miramar area, the Bosque de La Habana, the Colón Cemetery and the Revolution Square.
To understand the Havana cultural and historical spectrum, we will also visit the National Ballet School, the Ernest Hemingway House – Museum, the town of Cojímar, the Castle of the Three Kings of the Morro and the Statue of Christ the Redeemer.
End of this day tour. Return to the chosen hotel or accommodation in Havana.
Free day in Havana to go shopping, visit other places of interest and have a reflection of the daily life of the Cuban capital and its people.
Departure for Remedios, through Ciego de Ávila. City tour of Santa Clara and its main attractions such as the Revolution Square and the Ernesto Che Guevara Mausoleum.
Transfer to the José Martí International Airport in Havana to undertake the return trip to your country.
Extra-hotel services quoted:
Specialized guide service
Air-conditioned bus during the whole tour
1, 5 liter water bottle per person per day that rides a bike
01/2019 Lunch at Aljibe Restaurant
01/2019 Dinner at La Nota Restaurant Menu 4
01/2019 Lunch at La Finca Paraíso Restaurant
01/2019 Lunch at Cayo Jutias Menu 1
01/2019 Box lunch
01/2019 Box lunch
01/2019 Visit to Los Portales Cave
01/2019 Visit to the Orchid Garden
01/2019 Tour to Las Terrazas, lunch included.
01/2019 Old Havana City Tour. Lunch at the Restaurant La Dominica Menu 1
01/2019 Visit to the Hemingway Museum. Finca Vigía
01/2019 Dinner at Don Cangrejo Restaurant Menu 7