Ring in the New Year in Havana!

Yes, travel to Cuba with us is completely legal and Cuba is safe. Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019 in the vibrant city of Havana! Experience the best of the arts, music, culture and cuisine that Cuba has to offer. Check out the details below.


Dates

December 29, 2018 - January 2, 2019

Pricing

$1799 USD per person

Length

4 nights/5 days

Group Size

12 Travelers Maximum
(8 spots left)


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Immersive Travel

Engage with locals, creatives, and entrepreneurs. Immersive yourself in the daily life of the destination you visit as you experience the best food, art, and nightlife.

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Group Photographer

Live in the moment. Our group photographer will capture your journeys so you can stay unplugged and fully engaged. You’ll receive a daily batch of edited photos.

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Socially + Environmentally Responsible

We empower the communities we visit with social initiatives and respectful tourism practices.

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Give Back to the Community You Visit

We donate a percentage of our fees to either a charity or a small business in the destination we visit.


What People Are Saying

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The Itinerary

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Day 1 HAVANA

  • Airport pickup and transfer to the casa particular (guesthouse)

  • Arrive in the captivating city of Havana

  • Tune in to the rhythms of the locals with a Cuban salsa lesson

  • Welcome dinner + meet other travelers

  • Meals included: dinner

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Day 2 HAVANA

  • Explore Old Havana and enjoy an architectural tour

  • Tour around the different neighborhoods in Havana by a classic convertible + get to learn about the history of the city

  • Visit an art space and night time spot for an evening of arts and music. Dinner reservations will be made for the group inside of their trendy restaurant.

  • Meals included: breakfast + lunch

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Day 3 HAVANA

  • Free morning afternoon to explore at your leisure. We can arrange activities for you that fit your interests. For example: Beach time, visit an art museum with a leading art historian, scuba diving with a marine biologist, visit the cigar lounge at the Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski, etc.

  • In the evening we will feast on a classic holiday Cuban dinner and head out to a cabaret-style show to ring in the New Year! *Tickets to the show are included.

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Day 4 DAY TRIP TO VIÑALES (3-hour trip from Havana - included)

  • Travel to Viñales 

  • Hike* through a lush picturesque valley (stunning views included)

  • Learn to hand-roll a cigar like a pro

  • Absorb the flow and culture of rural Cuban life

  • Meals included: breakfast + lunch

*Hike is not steep or hilly. It’s a long stroll about 35 minutes each direction.

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Day 5 HAVANA

  • Transportation to the airport

  • Return home with good vibes and a beat you just can't shake!

  • Meals included: breakfast


Additional info

Getting there: Book your round-trip international flight to José Marti International Airport (HAV). Please choose a flight that arrives in the AM or afternoon. Our group activities start around 6pm on the day of arrival. Give yourself enough time to arrive and get settled so you don’t miss out. Once you arrive in Havana and get through customs, you will be greeted by a Fisheye Journeys driver who will bring you to our casa.

Included: 

  • Group photographer to capture your journey - 10 edited images delivered to you daily + an additional batch of photos a few weeks after the trip

  • Accommodation for 4 nights

  • Transportation to and from the airport

  • In-country transportation (public transport: shared taxis and buses)

  • Meals as noted

  • Activities as noted

  • Reservations at top restaurants

  • Trip leader and 24/7 concierge service for the duration of the group trip

Not included:

  • Airfare in and out of the country

  • Mandatory travel insurance

  • Visa

  • Health insurance*

  • Souvenirs

  • Other incidental expenses (just ask if you're not sure)

  • Alcohol, except where noted

Accommodations: We will be staying in casas particulares (homestays), which are similar to a bed and breakfast. Cuban homes are so charming and vibrant, you're gonna love 'em!

This trip will include 6 shared rooms. If you sign up with someone else, you will be paired up with that person. Otherwise, you will be assigned a roomie. We will put you and your roomie in contact before the trip! Click here to view photos.

U.S. Citizens Traveling to Cuba: Yes, travel to Cuba is legal and safe! This trip is permitted through the "people-to-people general license category" authorized by the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control. This itinerary is intended to provide a cultural experience and meaningful interactions with Cubans.

*Health Insurance: Cuban authorities require proof of health insurance upon entering the country. Save a printed copy of your policy ready to show. If you don't have proof of health coverage upon arriving, you will be required to purchase Cuban medical insurance for the duration of your trip, which will run about $3 per day. 

What to expect in Cuba: While we try our best to stick to the itinerary, traveling in Cuba requires flexibility and changes to accommodation, transportation, and activities may occur. Cuban infrastructure has not been maintained according to western standards, hot water may be minimal, wifi connection may be slow when available, and the general pacing is slow but vibrant. Bring your sense of adventure and enjoy the moment! 

Pricing: The trip cost is $1799 per person. A 40% initial non-refundable deposit per person is required to reserve your spot and is included in this total price. Final payment is due no later than 30 days prior to departure. All payments must be made by credit card. 

Please read our FAQs page and Booking Terms and Conditions before booking.