8 Of The Coolest Tours In Cuba!

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It is the perfect time to go explore the time-capsule of a country that is Cuba. And there is so much to do in this beautiful country! Whether you are going to visit Cuba by sea or by air, here are some great options for tours of this beautiful country, with all of its secrets ready to unfold for you!

Read on to find out about the best 8 tours in Cuba that you just have to take.

1. Private half-day tour of Old Havana (from 227.25 USD)

Old Square, Havana
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If a small group is not something that appeals to you, why not take a private, half-day tour of Old Havana! Get picked up at any location, whether at your hotel or the port from your cruise ship, and experience Old Havana catered exactly to you and your party. Walk through the old city and see the architecture, try the food, and experience the culture for approximately 4 hours in this incredible city.

Private Half-Day Tour of Old Havana

Price: from 227.25 USD


2. Old Havana walking tour (from USD 42.0)

Old Havana, Cuba - Tourist Market - panoramio
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If you’re looking to get an in-depth tour of a particular section of Havana, this small group walking tour of Old Havana is perfect for you! For three and a half hours, take in the architecture and culture of Cuba - see the Capitolio and the Gran Teatro, have a drink and some food, and experience all this city has to offer.

Discover Old Havana: Small Group Walking Tour with Lunch

Duration: 3.5 hour

84 reviews

3. Walk through Ernest Hemingway's world in Havana (from USD 140.97)

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If you’re a big fan of “A Farewell to Arms” or “The Sun Also Rises,” take the opportunity while in Cuba to learn more about Ernest Hemingway, the prolific author! Get picked up at your hotel and visit the Hemingway Museum, which is the house he lived in, stop by at bars where the writer would spend his time, and explore Cojímar, the location of Hemingway’s inspiration for “The Old Man and the Sea.” For the Hemingway enthusiast, this is a tour you don’t want to miss!

Havana: On the Trail of Ernest Hemingway Tour

Duration: 6 hour

17 reviews

4. Take a Jeep safari to enjoy the wonders of the Yumuri Valley from Varadero (from USD 124.0)

If your looking for a big day trip while in Varadero, Cuba, look no further than a Jeep safari! Drive up the coast of Cuba to the Yumuri Valley, where you can snorkel and swim with gorgeous views around you, eat a traditional Cuban lunch at Rancho Gaviota, horseback ride there afterwards, and even take a ride down the Canimar River by boat! With so much to do on this tour, you’ll be sure to find an activity that is fun for every person in your party.

Yumuri Valley Jeep Safari from Varadero

Duration: 11 hour

18 reviews

5. Cruise in style with a tour of Havana in a classic American car (from USD 55.0)

Rambler Classic 550-side view in Vintage & Classic Car Collection Museum, Udaipur
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If a walking tour is too much for you and your party of travelers, why not take a drive through Havana in one of the classic American cars that fill the streets of Cuba? A two-hour tour is perfect to get a feel for the city, while also having ample time to tick off other items on your to-do list, while in Havana. Better yet, stop and grab a drink at the Hotel Nacional, when you want to have a break!

Havana: 2-Hour Classic American Car Tour with a Cocktail

Duration: 2 hour

196 reviews

6. Varadero Catamaran Cruise (from USD 177.0)

Looking to relax on the water? While in Varadero, get picked up at your hotel and take a ride on a beautiful Catamaran to take in all the water has to offer. View the reef while snorkeling in Cayo Blanco, in the Gulf of Calzones, swim with dolphins at Rancho Cangrejo, and have lunch on the ship for a wonderful full day trip. Don’t forget your sunscreen!

Catamaran Cruise Tour to Cayo Blanco with Dolphins

Price: from 136 USD

Catamaran Cruise Tour to Cayo Blanco with Dolphins

Duration: 10 hour

39 reviews

7. Cabaret Tropicana in Havana (from USD 138.0)

If you’re looking for a night on the town and want to experience the fast-paced extravaganza that is Cuban culture, head over to the Cabaret Tropicana, for Cuban music, a wonderful dinner, and a casino lounge to test your wallet. This historic venue has been the highlight of Cuba, since the 1930’s and will be a fantastic party you’ll remember for a lifetime. Make sure you arrive 30 minutes before showtime!

Havana: Cabaret Tropicana Admission Ticket

Duration: 2.5 hour

50 reviews

8. Walking tour of Havana (from USD 31.0)

Start your travels right with a tour of the famous city of Havana, Cuba!
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The first place you will probably want to visit while in Cuba is the famous city of Havana. And, what better way to explore than to take a walking tour! Your guide will pick you up and take you on an approximately three-hour tour of the city, showing you both Old and Modern Havana, two important sections of the city. Booking in advance is required, but a full refund is guaranteed up to a day before the tour. Book now!

Havana City Tour

Duration: 3 hour

41 reviews

Catch some wanderlust in Cuba!

Cuba is one of the last places in the world that is a time capsule to the past. From its retro cars to the food and culture, Cuba is a little slice of the past that will soon change rapidly. NOW is the time to head over to this country and experience this otherworldly place. From walking through Old Havana, strolling through Hemingway’s stomping grounds, or snorkeling in Cuba’s waters, this country should be on every avid traveller’s list of places. Book now for this once in a lifetime experience!

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Clare Fitzgerald is a recent graduate of Franklin and Marshall College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and an honors Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. She continues to pursue...Read more

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