Cuba is a dynamic, exciting country, and still off limits to U.S. citizens without a license. Visit Cuba legally on a US government People-to-People license for a trip of a lifetime. Meet the local people, and learn about the history, culture, art, and music directly from the people of Cuba.
- Wander the safe, friendly streets of old Havana and Trinidad and meet local residents
- Visit with artists in their galleries, studios, and the street markets
- Meet and talk with local musicians as you learn about and enjoy their music
- Visit neighbors who have joined together in urban community development and sustainability projects
- Travel to colonial towns of Cienfuegos and Trinidad
- Tour a sugar plantation and its historic slave quarters
Unique Aspects: The travel provider has been in business for 21 years, offering journeys to 25 countries, planning tours to Cuba for 14 years. Trips to Cuba can offer a people to people focus on history; architecture; art; music; dance; medical and alternative health research; health and well being; gender issues; organic and sustainable agriculture; community development through neighborhood projects; religions; culture; and education; or a combination. Each trip is custom designed to meet the needs and interests of your group and you can count on fair prices to fit most groups’ travel budgets. We are interested in your trip being a learning opportunity that is fun and expands your awareness of Cuba and the world. Meet the people of Cuba; learn from each other through an exchange of ideas and friendship. Explore a culture and people who have essentially been cut off from the outside world for 50 years.
Accommodations and What’s Included:Comfortable, renovated hotels with all western style amenities. 3,4,5 star accommodations available. Limited international Internet or television. New, air-conditioned buses. Clean food and restaurants.
Best Time to Go: November through May
Duration: 7 to 14 days
- People to people activities promote global understanding, tolerance, and respect
- Education about the local culture and religions
- Education about rain water capture projects with a visit to a rooftop garden; the biosphere through a visit to a biosphere community; hydroponic garden community development; river cleanup in Havana; organic agriculture in rural areas, and how a cop-op for work animals operates to sustain agriculture