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Descripción: Descripción: vinales

 

 

Viñales

One day in touch with nature in Viñales valley.

Viñales Valley, unquestionably, this is one of the parts of Cuba that is best known internationally. UNESCO has declared the Valley of Viñales to be a part of world culture, and it´s also a national monument.

It is surrounded by pin-cushion hills which contain many caves and underground rivers. The Los Jazmines and La Ermita Hotels, the Palenque de los Cimarrones (Runaway Slave Settlement), the Mural of Prehistory, Indio (Indian's) Cave, the Los Acuaticos Community, San Diego de los Baños and the town of Viñales are nearby.

Its beauty and size, 132 square km (51 square miles) make it the most outstanding example of karst valleys in Cuba. This fertile area is surrounded by hills with vertical sides and rounded tops, called mogotes (pin-cushion hills). With 140 to 400 m (between 460 and 1312 feet) high, they are the only hills of this kind in Cuba. They contain many caves, some of them created by underground rivers (which are navigable in part), which form one of the most extensive cave systems in Latin America. 

Excursion:

- Departure towards Pinar del Río;
• Visit a cigar factory;
• Visit to Viñales Valley lookout point which offers a beautiful general view of the Valley;
• Visit to the Indian Cave with a boat ride on the subterranean river which flows;
• Country lunch included in a restaurant in the area;
• Visit the Prehistoric Mural which illustrates the process of evolution in the Sierra de los Órganos from mollusk to the first human inhabitants of the region;
• Return to casa particular

 

 

 

 

Descripción: Descripción: soroa

TOUR TO SOROA

In 1856, Brothers Lorenzo and Antonio Soroa Muñagorri successively acquired, west of Havana, several coffee plantations including Neptuno (now Villas Soroa), La Merced, San Luis and San Ramón de Aguas Claras making up a veritable territory, eventually known by their family name.
Others claim the name comes from French settler Jean-Paul Soroa who fled the revolution in Haiti and settled here in 1802.

In 1970, the town of Las Terrazas was founded to provide housing for the area's families. The little town was designed with good taste and nature preservation in mind;  a large part of the population is employed by a wide fruit and coffee coop.
Since 1985, when it was named a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, the 25,000-hectare area called the Sierra del Rosario around Soroa has been a vital part of an special plan created by the Cuban Environment Ministry

Excursion:

 “transfer toward Pinar Del Rio;
“Visit to the Tobacco Factory of Candelaria, where you will be able to appreciate the process of the twist of the tobacco;
“Continuation of the journey toward the Tourist Park of Soroa;
“Journey toward the Ceiba, older tree of this region with more than 650 years, with brief explanation on the history of their values in the Afro-Cuban religion;
"Visit to the Botanical Garden Orquideario of Soroa, with varieties of orchids brought from all over the world as well as of the region, and ornamental plants;
“Visits to the sulphur Springs, allegorical to the old Property San José de Manantiales, with brief explanation of the values of the place;
“Visit to the Salto de Agua, journey toward the cascade with enjoyment of the natural bathroom;

 

Descripción: Descripción: guamavaradero

 

 

Tour to Guamá and Varadero

GUAMA

Located at few kilometers from Bay of Pigs, this is the biggest crocodile’s hatchery on Cuba. A little boat trip may take us to a reply of a Taino Village (aborigine Indians), with wonderful sculptures that remind us the past of those tribes. The Lake of the Treasure was one of the favorite places of many fishermen until the islands became Museum and a tourist center was erected.   

Local people say that aborigine Indian tossed to the water of the lake many religious devices to avoid the confiscation from part of the Spaniards. But no gold has been found there. Only many things of that time.

Admire the nature of the marsh of Zapata and the reconstruction of an Indian village Taina in the middle of a lake

Excursion:

• Transfer to Zapata swamp;
• Stop at Fiesta Campesina Farm;
• Continue the trip to La Boca. Visit the crocodile breeding farm, free time for souvenir shopping;
• Ride on a motor boat up to the Aborigen Village

 

Varadero Beach:

Hundreds of thousands of tourists’ come to Varadero, Cuba’s leading tourist resort, each year, lured mainly by the over 18 km of white, sandy beaches. The calm, clear waters range in colour from turquoise to deep blue, a nice weather, little rain, and low humidity are among the conditions that make Varadero an ideal spot the year around.

Located on the northernmost part of the island of Cuba, Varadero Beach runs along the narrow Hicacos Peninsula for 22 Km (over 13.5 miles). It has a wide strip of fine, white sand that slopes gently into the sea, whose warm, clear waters encompass an incomparable range of blues. The Peninsula is connected to the main land with a lift bridge.

Its main attraction has always been its marvelous beach, but this is not all it has to offer. You can explore its caves and escarpments, a necklace of virgin keys that are easy to get to and the carefully preserved natural landscape at the northeastern end of the peninsula. In addition, Cárdenas, the nearby city of Matanzas, the Zapata Peninsula and the San Miguel de los Baños Spa offer cultural, historic and natural attractions.

 

 

Descripción: Descripción: trinidad

 

Tour to Trinidad

Trinidad is Cuba's colonial jewel, and is located on the south coast of the island, 67 km southwest of Sancti Spiritus, and 80 km to the east of Cienfuegos.

Known as the Museum city of the Caribbean Sea, it is the most colonial of all the cities on the island. To walk on its stone streets, admire its churches and parks, paralyze yourself in front of its old houses examples of Spanish culture in America, are just some of the experiences you have to live in this magical corner of Cuba.

Trinidad was the fourth of the first seven towns in Cuba founded by Diego Velazquez in 1514. Trinidad has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and it reflects its colonial past in the splendor of the 18th and 19th centuries. It is home to sugar and honey, as well as to arts and crafts and ancient colonial palaces. One can learn about sugar cane mills, haciendas (farmsteads) and rich families who walked along its cobbled streets or visited its churches and chapels, which today are still well maintained.

About 4 kilometers from the city is the Valley of the Ingenious, also the Cultural Inheritance of Humanity, where at beginnings of the XIX century existed 48 Sugar Plants in full production, who's ruins are visited today by thousands of tourists who also admire the front of The tower of Iznaga.

 

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