GreatValueVacations Now Offers People-To-People Travel Programs to Cuba

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GreatValueVacations is offering the opportunity to participate in two people-to-people cultural immersion programs to the island.

The car scene is quite different in Cuba

GreatValueVacations is offering the opportunity to participate in two people-to-people cultural immersion programs to the island.

Cuba has become a destination of fascination for many Americans, and now GreatValueVacations is offering the opportunity to participate in two people-to-people cultural immersion programs to the island.

Cuba's Charming Colonial Cities & Havana is an 8-night program which offers opportunities to join in a variety of discussions about Cuba’s history, agriculture, music, religion, and art. Participants can fully embrace Cuban culture when they meet and join in a discussion with the dancers of the world-renowned Camaguey Ballet Company, interact with local artists and exchange views on the importance of art to a community, enjoy a dance lesson and engage with musicians who will introduce them to Cuba’s popular music, and meet Cuban baseball players and discuss this favorite pastime for both Cuba and the U.S.

This 8-night program is priced from $3,992 per person, based on double occupancy, and includes:

  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Miami
  • Round-trip economy class charter airfare between Miami and Camaguey, Cuba
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • Accommodations in hotels listed, or similar:
  • 1 night in Miami at the Miami Airport Marriott
  • 2 nights in Camaguey at the Gran Hotel
  • 2 nights in Trinidad at the IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Trinidad
  • 3 nights in Havana at the Melia Cohiba
  • Guided sightseeing as described in itinerary, including:

Camaguey, Trinidad, Cienfuegos, Playa Giron and Havana

  • Breakfast daily including a continental breakfast in Miami, 7 lunches, 5 dinners including a

farewell dinner in Havana

  • Services of a Professional Travel Director
  • Transportation by private motorcoach
  • Gratuities to wait staff at restaurants, porters at hotels, motorcoach driver, Cuban National

Tour Director, and your group leader

  • Baggage fee on charter flights between Miami and Cuba (bag cannot exceed 44 pounds)
  • Cuban visa fee

Grand Cuba From Coast to Coast offers an immersive experience in Cuba's everyday life through captivating educational activities and conversations with Cubans about a wide range of topics. Visits include such highlights as Hotel Nacional de Cuba, Revolution Square, Colon Cemetery, and the Cuban Institute of Music; Ernest Hemingway’s Finca Vigia home; a print shop that still employs traditional printing and binding methods; a mechanical music-organ factory; Casa de la Cultura in rural Velasco; Fidel Castro’s boyhood home; the Matachin Museum in an 18th-century Spanish Fortress and Bay of Pigs Museum; the semi-indigenous Guirito community; a cowboy interaction at Kings Ranch; a cocoa farm; rum and cigar factories; pottery, ceramic, and local art studios; the historic city centers of Santiago de Cuba, Trinidad, and Havana; San Pedro de la Roca Castle; Teddy Roosevelt’s fabled San Juan Hill; an elementary school, daycare center, library, and local family’s home.

Participants will also enjoy a farm-to-table cooking demonstration, interactive dance lessons, a scenic cruise on Santiago Bay, the changing of the guards at Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, interactions with Cuban baseball players and dancers at the world-renowned Camagüey Ballet Company, a ride in an Old Styler car, and performances by jazz musicians and the Cienfuegos Orchestra. Dinners at local paladars, lunch at a Casa Particular and an organic urban farm are just a few of the tantalizing special dining experiences.

This 16-night program is priced from $6,397 per person, based on double occupancy, and includes:

  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Miami
  • Round-trip economy class charter airfare from Miami to Santiago de Cuba, and Havana to Miami.
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • Accommodations in hotels listed, or similar:
  • 1 night in Miami at the Miami Airport Marriott
  • 2 nights in Gibara at the Hotel Encanto Ordono
  • 2 nights in Baracoa at the El Castillo de Baracoa
  • 3 nights in Santiago de Cuba at the Melia Santiago de Cuba
  • 3 nights in Camaguey at the Gran Hotel
  • 2 nights in Trinidad at the IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Trinidad
  • 3 nights in Havana at the Melia Cohiba
  • Guided sightseeing as described in itinerary, including:

Holguln, Gibara, Velasco, Biran, Baracoa, Guantanamo, Santiago de Cuba, La Maya, Las    
Tunas, Camaguey, Trinidad, Cienfuegos, Playa Giron and Havana

  • Breakfast daily including a continental breakfast in Miami, 14 lunches, 11 dinners including a

farewell dinner in Havana

  • Services of a Professional Travel Director
  • Transportation by private motorcoach
  • Gratuities to wait staff at restaurants, porters at hotels, musicians, motorcoach driver, Cuban

National Tour Director, and your group leader

  • Baggage fee on charter flights between Miami and Cuba (bag cannot exceed 44 pounds)

Cuban visa fee

For additional information click on these Cuba experiences, visit http://www.greatvaluevacations.com/vacation-packages/cuba or call 800-896-4600.

About GreatValueVacations
GreatValueVacations is changing the way consumers travel by creating expertly designed, high-quality, air-inclusive vacations to compelling destinations at affordable prices. With so many online resources to find air, hotels, transportation, and more, consumers can spend many hours doing research trying to put it all together. GreatValueVacations takes the guesswork out of planning the perfect vacation by doing all of the legwork and packaging upscale travel products that have been vetted by destination experts. GreatValueVacations also offers advice and recommendations on what to see and do in each locale, and provides customer support every step of the way. Additionally, GreatValueVacations' state-of-the-art technology offers the ability to book complicated vacations in just a few clicks.

For additional information, visit http://www.GreatValueVacations.com or call 800-896-4600.

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