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Cuban People & Culture

With Custom Latin Travel

April 21 to 27, 2024

$3580 per person

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of the Cuban people and Culture with a carefully curated “Support for the Cuban People” itinerary by Custom Latin Travel. Despite tourism restrictions for Americans, this unique journey offers an extraordinary opportunity to explore the richness of Cuban life, filled with warmth, friendliness, and a strong sense of community.

As you traverse the streets of Old Havana, you’ll be enchanted by the colonial architecture, vibrant colors, and bustling energy that epitomize this historic district. Your journey will then take you to the renowned Partagas Cigar Factory, where you’ll witness the intricate art of cigar-making and learn about Cuba’s esteemed cigar tradition.

Venturing into the heart of Cuba’s rural countryside, you’ll visit tobacco farms and witness the time-honored methods of cultivating and harvesting tobacco leaves, essential ingredients for the country’s famed cigars. The experience will offer a glimpse into the intimate connection between Cubans and their land, steeped in generations of agricultural heritage.

For automobile enthusiasts, the classic car restoration tour will be a delightful exploration of Cuba’s iconic vintage cars. As you witness skilled artisans preserve these classic beauties, you’ll gain insight into the resourcefulness and ingenuity of the Cuban people.

Music and dance form an integral part of Cuban culture, and you’ll be treated to live performances that showcase the exuberant rhythms of salsa, rumba, and other Afro-Cuban beats. The expressive artistry of Cuban dancers and musicians will leave you captivated and eager to join in the infectious revelry.

A pilgrimage to Ernest Hemingway’s former home will offer a glimpse into the life of the legendary writer, who found inspiration in Cuba’s landscapes and culture, leaving an indelible mark on the country’s literary legacy.

Fusterlandia, a whimsical art project, will mesmerize you with its colorful mosaics that adorn houses, streets, and public spaces. The work of artist José Fuster reflects Cuba’s artistic ingenuity and serves as a symbol of creativity and unity within the community.

During a mixology class, you’ll learn the secrets of crafting Cuba’s signature cocktails, such as the mojito and daiquiri, and gain insight into the role of rum in Cuban culture. This interactive experience will deepen your appreciation for the nation’s culinary heritage.

Engaging with local Cuban artists will provide an authentic connection to the country’s thriving art scene. Whether it’s painters, sculptors, or photographers, you’ll have the chance to understand their creative processes and the stories behind their work.

Throughout the trip, you’ll be warmly welcomed by Cubans, known for their genuine hospitality and strong sense of national pride. Custom Latin Travel ensures that every activity on the itinerary supports civil society, promotes independence, and fosters meaningful interactions with individuals in Cuba.

While the itinerary offers a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Cuban traditions, it remains adaptable to provide the most authentic and rewarding experiences. By adhering to the regulations set by the US Department of Treasury, this journey offers an ethical and enriching way to explore the vibrant and evolving culture of Cuba, leaving you with unforgettable memories and a profound appreciation for the Cuban people and their unique way of life.

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