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Cuba in Depth

Cuba is well known for cigars, salsa and tropical beaches. Discover every inch of it on this 14 day cruise that takes you to the smallest ports of Cuba.

14 Day
From (AUD)
$ 15,595
  • 2018 Miami > Miami

    The little island that time forgot

    Cuba is a haven of many layers, untouched by modern influences and meticulously preserved. Uncover hidden gems that can only be reached on a discovery yacht, away from the crowds. This magical itinerary will have you discovering a whole new ‘old world’.

    Step back in time to the 1950’s and explore a fascinating country on the cusp of a new world, rich with history and inhabited by a host of welcoming people.

    Tour Code:

    101C

    Duration:

    14 Days

    Departure City:

    Miami

    Return City:

    Miami

  • 14 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Miami

      Welcome to Miami where your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass this evening and toast to the start of your luxury cruise.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Havana

      Admire the views of Havana as you cruise into port this morning.  Discover history of the city on a walking tour of Habana Vieja on your People-to-People excursion led by knowledgeable local guides.

      Enrich

      Tonight at Castillo del Morro witness the age-old tradition of the firing of the cannon with the backdrop of the floodlit city.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Havana > At Sea

      Relax and discover the range of facilities available on board. Choose to take a cooking class of Cuban specialties in Scenic Epicure, listen to a fascinating discussion on Cuban culture and history or learn how to make the signature Cuban cocktail, a Mojito.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Isla de la Juventud
      Freechoice

      Choose a People-to-People excursion by Zodiac or kayak to learn about the natural environment and conservation programs. Alternatively tour the World Communist University and Presidio Modelo.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Cayo Largo Sur > Cienfuegos
      Freechoice

      Choose a People-to-People excursion by Zodiac or kayak to learn about the natural environment and conservation programs. Alternatively visit the sea turtle breeding centre and be educated by the staff about their important preservation programme for this endangered species. 

      Arrive this afternoon at the small port city of Cienfuegos, known as the “Pearl of the South”.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Cienfuegos > Casilda
      Freechoice

      Choose from a People-to-People walking tour of the historic centre and visiting a ration shop or discovering Jardín Botánico and learning about Cuban ecology from your expert local guide. Alternatively visit Playa Girón and at the museum discover the history of the Bay of Pigs skirmish.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Casilda (Trinidad)

      Explore the well-preserved World Heritage-listed colonial city of Trinidad on your People-to-People excursion where your knowledgeable local guide will discuss the history of sugar cane and its importance to the Cuban economy as you wander the charming cobblestone streets and interact with the residents.

      Freechoice

      Choose a People-to-People excursion to explore the historic Valle de los Ingenios or visit a Cuban Dance Academy.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Santiago de Cuba

      Cruise past the impressive Castillo del la Roca at the entrance to the bay of Santiago de Cuba.

      Freechoice

      Choose a People-to-People excursion to the important religious shrine of El Cobre or discover an important part of Cuban history at Moncada Barracks and Santa Ifigenia Cemetary.

      Sundowners

      Late afternoon explore Castillo del la Roca and witness a private cultural performance by Cuban musicians and dancers.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Santiago de Cuba
      Freechoice

      On a People-to-People excursion learn about the history and importance of rum to the Cuban economy as you explore the historic centre and visit the Bacardi Museum or tour the local produce markets and visit the Rum Museum.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Antilla

      Be welcomed by the community of this remote part of Cuba as they host Scenic Eclipse on a range of People-to-People experiences to educate guests about life in Cuba.

      Freechoice

      Tour the birthplace of Fidel and Raul Castro or visit a local farm and school. Alternatively be immersed in Cuban culture with a dance or percussion class in the community hall.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - At Sea

      Enjoy the scenery and relax on board. Perhaps try to create your own Cuban specialties in Scenic Epicure, or listen to a fascinating discussion on Cuban culture and history.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Havana

      On your People-to-People excursion, learn about the history of the revolution as you take a ride in a 1950’s vintage car and visit Revolution Square.

      Freechoice

      Choose a People-to-People excursion and follow in the footsteps of Hemingway. Alternatively learn about the Cuban economy as you take a horse and carriage ride and visit the Rum Museum or visit a cigar factory and see the production of the traditional handmade cigars.

      Enrich

      Be enthralled this evening as you learn about Cuban culture with a private display of Cuban percussion drums and dancing.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Havana
      Freechoice

      Choose a People-to-People excursion to visit the unusual house of the artist Fuster or tour El Capitolio and the elegant Gran Teatro de La Habana.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Miami

      Your leisurely cruise of Cuba ends as you disembark, taking away memories of a lifetime.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    All-inclusive highlights
    • 228-guest luxurious Discovery Yacht
    • 100% spacious verandah suites
    • 2 exclusive Enrich experiences in Havana
    • 41 Freechoice shore excursions in eight ports
    • Discovery Leaders on board
    • Broad range of active discovery excursions
    • Meeting the community of Antilla
    • Explore by night at your leisure in four ports
    • And all tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore