Havana Overnight By Bus
Prices (2016, in CUC):
- With Canon Shot ceremony = Adult 228 / Child 174
- With Tropicana Show = Adult 279 / Child N/A
- Free evening = Adult 219 / Child 165
Frequency : Monday and Thursday
Departure time (1st hotel) : 7:30 am
Return time : 7:00 pm next day
Inclusions : Tour guide, transportation in air-conditioned bus, meals, accommodation.
First day: Departure around 7:30 am for the 5-hour bus ride to Havana. Lunch in a restaurant with nice views of the city. Panoramic tour to see: the Malecon (waterfront promenade), the Revolution Square, the Parque Central with the Grand Theater, the Capitol Building and the Inglaterra Hotel. Free time for shopping and sightseeing. Check-in and dinner at the hotel. Options for the evening: Departure for the “Morro-Cabana” fortress to see the Cannon Shot ceremony at 9pm followed by a night walk through animated areas, or, departure for the Tropicana Cabaret to see the show. Return at the hotel around midnight (Tropicana show optional).
Second day: Breakfast and check-out. Sightseeing tour of Old Havana (declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco) to discover its beautiful colonial plazas, such as: Plaza de Armas, El Templete, Plaza San Francisco de Asis, Plaza Vieja, Plaza de la Catedral, the famous bar “Bodeguita del Medio”, and much more. Free time to do some shopping in Cuba’s largest handicraft market or to wander the cobbled streets of Old Havana. Lunch. Departure from Havana at 2pm, arrival at your hotel around 7pm.
Suggestions on what to wear and bring:
Comfortable shoes and wear (for 2 days), sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, bottled water, camera, cash in small denominations for souvenirs, drinks and tips. If you took the Tropicana Cabaret option, note that the dress code is casual-elegant.
This overnight tour is also available by plane, same program.
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