Havana Music and Cultural Tour

The best of Havana in a jam-packed weekend – 4 days / 3 nights

This quick getaway to Havana features all of the best music of the weekend. This is the best way to see the highlights of Havana in 4 days. Arrive on a short flight Thursday morning and fly out by Sunday evening. This is the perfect tour for any music fan that can only get a couple days off work. Booking your tour with us ensures that you will see all of the best music any weekend you choose.

The days are filled with music and art culture and each evening will feature the best live Cuban music performances available. Your first night will include Latin Jazz at La Zorra y El Cuervo, a very popular music club in the Vedado region of La Habana.The last evening will include dinner and a live show with members of the Buena Vista Social Club.

We will take you on a journey through the history of Cuban music and introduce you to some of the best musicians around Cuba. You will have a professionally detailed itinerary. Don’t worry, you will also have free time to explore and eat dinner with your friends or family.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

Your tour includes the following:

  • Accommodations: Casa Particular, Villa, or Hotel
  • Bilingual musician tour guide from the U.S.
  • Support for the Cuban people interactions
  • Detailed Itinerary
  • Breakfast everyday
  • Dinner every night except for one night at your leisure
  • Lunch/brunch on the first day
  • Entry and reservation into each scheduled event, museum, etc
  • Salsa Dance lessons.
  • Airport transport to and from José Martí international airport 
  • Transportation to all scheduled events.
  • Flight concierge (flights are not included, but we help you book the best one).
  • Restaurant reservations and recommendations.
  • OFAC General Travel license (U.S. Travelers)

Cuban Visas are to be purchased at your last airport before departing to Cuba. They are typically around $50-100. If you were born in Cuba, please contact us as you may have different Cuban visa requirements.

TOUR DATES & PRICES

August 28th-31st, 2019:

  • Casa particular/Villa: $895 per person
  • Hotel (Double): $1,495 per person
  • Hotel (Suite): $2,375 per person
November 21st-24th, 2019
  • Casa Particular/Villa: $1,195 per person
  • Hotel (Double): $1,895 per person
  • Hotel (Suite): $2,795 per person
January 2nd-5th, 2020
  • Casa Particular/Villa: $1,195 per person
  • Hotel (Double): $1,895 per person
  • Hotel (Suite): $2,795 per person

*Prices are per person based on one private room and bathroom. If you are a solo traveler we would love to have you! We do not have any single supplements fees.

Prices vary for different tours and accommodations styles such as Casa Particulares, Villa, Hotels, Suites, etc. We have plenty of individuals and couples that travel with us and everyone has a blast. If you have any special requests please let us know. We will work with you to make sure you have the perfect space and feel comfortable during your stay.

If our dates do not work for you, keep in mind that we also do personalized tours with custom dates and group sizes. More info here.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1 

  • Early morning arrival in Havana and included transportation to your Casa/Villa. 
  • Driving tour of Havana
  • Check in to Casa/Villa
  • Lunch (Group meeting/quick orientation)
  • Relax or explore near your Casa
  • Welcoming Dinner at one of the best Paladars in Havana
  • Sunset, introduction to a ritual, cultural discussion
  • Latin Jazz Session – Famous music clubs like “La Zorra y El Cuervo” or “Jazz Café”

Day 2

  • Breakfast with the group at the casa/villa
  • Tour of Habana Vieja (Old Havana)
  • Visit craft shops, art stores, cigar stores
  • Lunch at your leisure
  • Back to the Villa to rest before dinner
  • Group dinner at another fine Paladar in Havana
  • Art tour and listen to a different form of traditional and newer music at places like “Fabrica de Arte Cubano.”

Day 3

  • Breakfast with the group at the casa/villa
  • Dance lessons
  • Daytime tour in a vintage car around Havana
  • Free time to shop and explore at your leisure
  • Dinner on your own (This is the night to have a romantic dinner as a couple or as a family)
  • Group reservations featuring members of the modern-day Buena Vista Social Club and the Afro-Cuban All Stars.

Day 4

  • Breakfast and Flight Home (You won’t want to leave, but you can always come back)

(All breakfast and lunches are included. This is just a sample itinerary. Music events are different for each tour, but rest assured we always pick the best events happening each night.)

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • See the best live music events going on in Havana
  • Sample traditional street food and casa prepared meals.
  • Included dance lessons.
  • American tour leader and bilingual local tour guide.
  • Primary reservations and entry into each event.
  • Real interactions with the Cuban people and professional musicians.
  • The most interactive and in-depth tour of Havana in one weekend.

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