Tobacco Road

7 Days & 6 Nights
4 Destinations :
  • La Habana
  • Pinar del Río
  • Viñales, Pinar del Río
  • La Habana
From 414 CUC

This tour is a specialized in growing Habano in Cuba, lasting three days in the province of Pinar del Rio, mainly in Viñales. You will stay two nights in Havana, three in Viñales and two nights again in Havana to rest.

Tobacco Road

Price from: 

 # Person  Price from  x pax
 1 Pax 1250 CUC -
 2 Pax (1 room) 1263 CUC 632 CUC x pax
 3 pax (2 rooms) 1556 CUC 519 CUC x pax
 4 pax (2 rooms) 1653 CUC 414 CUC x pax
5 pax (3 rooms) 2470 CUC 494 CUC x pax
6 pax (3 rooms) 2525 CUC 420 CUC x pax

Prices based on 2 pax sharing comfort double room.
Optional Deluxe accommodation available at extra cost.


 

Accommodation schedule:

Day 1:
Havana
Havana, one of the seven wonders of the modern world. A real attraction for visitors where the beauty of its architecture, museums, classic cars, its history, its culture and its people, invites you to venture into the streets and to be part of this beautiful city.

  • Pick up at the Airport of Havana (Let us know if you arrive in a different airport). During the transfer to your accommodation, which should not last more than 40 minutes, the guide will give basic instructions on the suggested attire, currency exchange in Cuba and other issues of general interest.
  • Depending on the arrival time of your flight, we can make a reservation to eat lunch or dine in a "Paladar", the famous private restaurants in Cuba. However, if you already have a recommendation from a friend, gladly we try to make the reservation in a   Restaurant or ``Paladar´´ your preference.

Day 2:
Havana
In the morning - Start of activities: 09:00 am

  • Walk through the historic center.
  • Tour in a classic car through Havana. The tour leaves the Convent of St. Francis of Assisi, runs along the Paseo del Prado, the Malecón, 23rd Street and the promenade in Old Havana, Cojimar, El Vigia, the Revolution Square, the Colon Cemetery and other places of your interest. We can stop after for a mojito in the Bodeguita del Medio or daiquiri in the Floridita.

Lunch and free time in the Old Town

Afternoon - After lunch the visitor has the option to select one of the following optional activities:

  • Visit Beaches East of Havana   - Extra CUC 75
  • Car available (4 hours)           - Extra CUC 60
  • Visit the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Visit the Museum of the Revolution
  • Visit the Napoleonic Museum
  • Visit the Palace of the Captains and Generals
  • Visit birthplace of José Martí (National Hero)
  • 5th Avenue and Park Miramar.

At night 8:00 pm
After a short break in your accommodation to take a refreshing shower, you can select from some of the following activities:

  • Dinner at a ``Paladar´´ your choice.
  • For those who prefer something lighter, dinner and a lively atmosphere, we can suggest the terrace bar "El Cocinero"
  • Whoever wants to follow in the Old Town brewery or bar, the Victrola or Plaza Vieja are good choices.
  • For those who love music nightclubs, you can choose bars like Saraos.
  • Finally, for lovers of Cuban dance music, we can suggest the House Music Miramar or Centro Habana.

In the evening hours from 08:00 you can have a car with driver and guide. (Extra cost)


Day 3: Departure Pinar del Rio (150 km, 2 hours)
 

Start of the Tobacco Tour.

Departure: We suggest to be packed and breakfasted at 7:30 am so you can have advantage of your day.
This project will be carried out activities with a duration of two or three days and can be changed only by request and convenience of the customers and guides of the agency.

Visiting centers are categorized by the excellence and quality of various travel agencies in the world doing business in Cuba; This places are ecological and with a high reputation, where we hope that visitors make their most ambitious expectations.

The capping sheet is the most important in the twisted cigar, not only gives the confirmation of its beauty in the eyes and brilliance, but also lets us guess the strength and combustion of itself. It is the outer layer or sheet.
The customers meet the specialist in Tobacco and experienced guide of the region Pinar del Rio, Mr. Carlos Forteza.

  • Visit the tobacco Factory Francisco Donatien.
  • Francisco Donatien cigar factory is Recognized worldwide for its quality and authenticity of the product, located in the center of the city, which offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the processes of twisted Cuban cigar.
  • Visit an outer layer Tobacco plantation.
  • Tour through the known farm of Carito Peinado.
  • Conference about the most important things in the process of tobacco plantation.
  • Traditional cigar twisting.
  • Tasting of Cuban cigars complemented with a Cuban rum.
  • Horseback Riding around the farm.
  • Creole lunch in farm cottage.

Visiting the Plantation of Carito Peinado:
Carito Peinado is well known farmer for his capping and sunshine tobacco. The farm is located in the town of La Virginia, municipality of San Luis. Peinado, beside his wealthy plantation of tobacco also has a large raising of race horses and also gives you the customer satisfaction to observe how they prepare their gamecocks. We guaranty an interesting  organized tour to reveal some of the most important processes in a plantation of tobacco.


Day 4. SUN Tobacco
Departure: 9:30 from your accommodation
The production of sun tobacco is not less important than the capping tobacco. This characterizes the gut or inside a cigar. The leaves chosen involved in combustion, aroma, strength, taste; among others. His perfect blend depends on the type of band from a combination of leaves to combust make its difference.
Visiting Places:

  • Visit the rum factory Guayabita del Pinar
  • Visit to a plantation of sun tobacco.
  • Conference with a cigar roller.
  • Twisting cigars. Customers lessons.
  • Tasting of Cuban cigars complemented with a Cuban rum.
  • Lunch.

The rum factory Guayabita differentiates its product in the province of Pinar del Rio. His legendary authenticity comes from its main raw material. A small variety of guava only found in Pinar del Rio fields that derives a characteristic taste of one of the most famous rums in Cuba.

Visit to a Tobacco plantation in Viñales:
Located in the heart of Vinales Valley offers the opportunity for a rare visit, it may be one of the few plantations of tobacco recognized in the town, the most important and relevant mainly for the cigarettes market, though curiously its production can be used to twist the casing or inner sheet of pure Creoles unmarketable ciggars.
Following activities will take place:

  • View to the Vinales Valley.
  • City tour Vinales.
  • Farm tour.
  • Conference on the processes of fermentation and aging.
  • Tasting of Cuban cigars complemented with a Cuban rum.
  • Lunch.

Vinales, among the 9 most visited tourist destinations in Cuba, it is located 25 km north of the town of Pinar del Rio. Hundreds of years focused on the development of its mountains make the Valley an absolutely nice and unique place in Cuba. Its ecological diversity, flora and fauna make a perfect relation with nature.

Day 5:
Visit to Cayo Jutias. Beach and relax day. (if the weather status allows it)
Located about 70 km from the town of Vinales connects its blue waters with a cobblestoned 4 km to its coast road above the sea. Its virgin areas of untouched beach allow relieve secrets on a diving tour illustrating its magnificent coral reefs.

  • Beach time.
  • Diving Tour. (Extra costs)
  • Rent of water bicycles. (Extra costs)
  • boat ride. (Extra costs)
  • Lunch seafood.

Day 6: Return to Havana
In the morning: We suggest following activities

  • Free time to walk around the town of Viñales or take a trip on horseback visiting caves of incomparable beauty.
  • Cueva del Indio.
  • Cuevas de Santo Tomas.
  • Cuevas del Palenque.
  • Afternoon
  • Lunch at a ``Paladar´´ restaurant in town.
  • Return to Havana to your accommodation.
  • Dinner at a ``Paladar´´  restaurant in Havana or at your accommodation place.

Services included in the price of this tour:

  • Transfer-in, transfer-out and assistance at the airport.
  • Accommodation in a private house in all destinations in accordance to desired standards.
  • Breakfast
  • Transport between destinations
  • Selected excursions

Not included:

  • International and national flights (if any).
  • Visa charges
  • Medical insurance
  • Meals and drinks or any consumptions in bars, restaurants or any other instalations, unless specified.
  • Entrance fees for museums, parks or any other touristic installations where fees are charged.
  • Tips in general



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