A Unique Land Package To Cuba
The African Roots of Cuban Culture:
8 Night Educational Exchange Program to Cuba
Dates: Cuba Nov. 15-23, 2014
RESERVATIONS - Call 1-800-466-2719 to reserve
RESERVATIONS: Call 1-800-466-2719 to reserveWHY GO TO CUBA? ISN'T THIS FORBIDDEN COUNTRY TO TRAVEL TO?
Three quarters of U.S. consumers express interest in
traveling to Cuba. We all know that travel will happen
soon with President Obama’s loosening of restrictions.
Festival at Sea clients
can travel to this
on our unique program designed to provide a fresh
perspective and an in depth understanding of the
African roots of
The 8 night
9 day itinerary encompasses
Las Terrazas in the Pinar de Rio Province, Matanzas, and Trinidad.
our will focus on themes including Santeria (Afro Cuban religion), African
spirituality in Cuban art, and the African roots of Cuban music.
Blue World Travel along
with Vaya Sojourns, Inc., a US Treasury Dept. (OFAC) licensed Travel Service Provider,
invites you to participate in one of our exclusive 2014 departures, immersing yourself in
African Roots of Cuban Culture
before the island opens up to the masses!WHAT IS INCLUDED:
8 nights hotel accommodations double occupancy.
All breakfasts, most lunches and dinners.
Drinks with some meals.
Private English-speaking guide throughout.
All transportation by modern air-conditioned bus.
All entrance fees to included tour sites.
Two bottles of water per day per person on motor coach.
Cuban relations expert for discussion session at included meeting facility.
Gratuities to guides, drivers, hotel maids, hotel porters (1 Bag) and restaurant waiters.
Insurance covering medical expenses inside Cuba.
Documentation allowing US Immigration clearance
This exclusive 8 night / 9 day itinerary encompasses Havana, the Pinar de Rio Province, Matanzas and Varadero, Cienfuegos and Trinidad.
The tour will focus on themes including Santeria (Afro Cuban religion), African spirituality in Cuban art, and the African roots of Cuban music.
We invite you to participate in one of our culturally rewarding 2014 departures, immersing yourself in the African Roots of Cuban Culture before the island opens up to the masses!
This is an active tour which will include walking medium distances over uneven surfaces and climbing some stairs. Most excursions do not have wheelchair accessibility.
HAVANA is where you will witness some of the finest examples of Spanish colonial architecture in the Americas. Tour historic Havana visiting the Plaza de la Revolucion.. Visit Havana Clubï¿½s Rum Museum, Casa de Africa in Old Havana, the old port town of Regla (center of Afro Cuban religions including all male secret society of Abakua), the diminutive Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Regla where you will find the Black Madonna, venerated in the Catholic faith. Visit Guanabacoa, a small village the locals call ï¿½el pueblo embrujadoï¿½ (the bewitched town). Also, we will visit Santa Clara, home to the Museum and Mausoleum of Che Guevara.
LAS TERRAZAS is in Pinar del Rio Province, home to much of Cubans world renowned tobacco farming, artist workshops of Las Terrazas, and the 19th century home of a former French sugar cane grower as well as the former slave quarters.
MANTANZAS (Varadero) formerly known as the ï¿½Athens of Cubans because of the 19th century ï¿½men of lettersï¿½ inhabitants. Visit the humble neighborhood of Versailles.where freed slaves united in secret brotherhoods began measuring out drum patterns that gave birth to the Rumba.
CIENFUEGOS TRINIDAD is where we visit the historic centre of the city, Square Jose Marti. See the site of the historic botched invasion of the Bay of Pigs during the Kennedy administration. Experience local living conditions of Afro Cubans first hand on visits in private homes. Explore the streets and homes. Join the Afro Cuban community for what is locally known as a block party salsa music and dancing at the Casa de la musica or the Casa de la Trova.
PRICING: 2014 double occup: $3,389 per person (Single add $593)
Air transportation Miami/Havana/Miami estimate: $475&
Cuba Visa Fee $70 (estimated)
Cuban Departure tax 25CUC (approx. $30 per person).
General Conditions: Deposit: $500 per person to reserve space. Additional monthly payments of $350 per person are due every 30 days until paid in full. The last payment must be received no later than 60 days prior to departure. ALL PAYMENTS ARE NONREFUNDABLE. Ask about insurance to protect your vacation investment. All passengers must have a PASSPORT valid six months beyond the trip return date.