Flavors & Traditions of Havana

  • Port

    Havana (La Habana), Cuba

  • Activity Level

    Strenuous

  • Excursion Type

    All

  • Wheelchair Accessible

    NO

  • Cost

    USD USD USD

    Price between $101-$150
  • Minimum Age

    Information not currently available.

  • Duration

    Approximately 7 Hours

  • Meals Included

    Yes

Vibrant and exuberant, the flavors of Cuba can be found in the culture, food, art and music of Havana. Delight your taste buds with a traditional Cuban meal at a local restaurant, while enjoying the rhythms of Cuban music with a live performance. After learning about the roots of Cuban music, be introduced to concept of the ‘Cuban marriage.’ The perfect combination of coffee, cigars and rum, the Cuban Marriage tells the history of Cuba’s land through the stories of the country’s most famous exports. With a local expert to serve as your guide, learn the proper methods for enjoying coffee, cigars, and rum like a Cuban.

With a newfound understanding and appreciation for the magic of Cuban soil, visit Plaza de la Revolucion to learn about José Marti and his poetic love for all things Cuba.

Travel to Muraleando. Located in Central Havana, local artists have turned an aging water tank into the Muraleando art space and community center, revitalizing their community through large murals and sculptures that stretch up and down the street walls. Artisans volunteer to teach classes at Muraleando in exchange for the privilege of selling their works of art in the Muraleando gallery. Dance alongside locals inside the water tank, as a live local band provides the soundtrack to your visit.

Notes:

Actual tour duration may vary from 5.5 to 7 hours depending on ship’s arrival time and venue opening hours.

Not advisable for guests using a wheelchair or for those with mobility limitations. Walking is required on uneven ground. Guests may have to negotiate a couple of flights of steps during this tour. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

Tour times are estimates and may be subject to change. Tours may run in different order to provide the best experience.

Regulation Notes Regarding Tours:Pursuant to November 8, 2017 changes in U.S. regulations with respect to People to People travel authorization to Cuba, guests who wish to disembark in Cuba and do not qualify for other categories of authorized travel must participate in either a full-time group People to People program sponsored by either Holland America Line or a third-party U.S. sponsoring organization.

After guests have completed their required full-time schedule of People to People activities, they are welcome to explore Cuba on their own or participate in evening HAL excursions (not designed to be People to People programs).

This tour is designed to be in compliance with People to People guidelines.