Havana World Music Festival Tour

May 26th-29th, 2022

Havana World Music Festival and Cultural Tour of Havana – 4 days / 3 nights

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Havana World Music Festival is back! This festival typically features artists from all over the world and famous Cuban musicians. We will combine elements of a cultural Havana tour by day and the festival in the evenings. We will visit the famous Fabrica de Arte Cubano and learn about the new music scene in Cuba. Each moment on this tour is full of music and cultural immersion!

We will stay in a beautiful Casa Particular (villa/bed and breakfast style) and you will have a homemade Cuban breakfast each morning together with the group. It will feature an array of fresh fruits, eggs, bread, butter, freshly squeezed juices, Cuban coffee, and more. We will eat at famous Paladares (private restaurants) each evening. Each day will feature a full-time itinerary of cultural, historical, and musical tours around Havana.

Your tour includes the following:

  • Accommodations: Casa Particular/Villa
  • Havana World Music Festival Entry
  • Live studio listening experience at a private studio in Old Havana
  • Bilingual musician tour leader and guides
  • Support for the Cuban people interactions
  • Detailed Itinerary (Culture, Music, Art, Food, Education, Free time, Beach time, etc)
  • Breakfast everyday (A nicely prepared home meal with eggs, juices, breads, coffee and more – Vegan and vegetarian options available)
  • 1 dinner (VIP entry into Fabrica de Arte Cubano and welcoming dinner at La Tierra)
  • 1 lunch
  • Interactions with professional musicians and Cuban artists.
  • Entry and reservation into each scheduled event, museum, etc
  • Daytime walking tour of Old Havana with a local bilingual Cuban Guide.
  • Airport transport from José Martí international airport in Havana.
  • Private transportation to all scheduled events.
  • Flight concierge (flights are not included, but we can help you book the best one).
  • Restaurant reservations and recommendations.
  • O.F.A.C. 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.

May 26th-29th, 2022

  • Casa Particular (Group Villa or Hostal style): $1,495 per person
  • Private Premium Casa Particular: $1,985 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.

Day 1 

  • Arrival in Havana and included transportation to your Casa/Villa. 
  • Check in to Casa/Villa
  • Lunch (Group meeting/quick orientation)
  • Relax or explore near your Casa
  • Sunset hang out at Malecon with a Cuban ritual introduction
  • Welcoming Dinner at La Tierra with VIP entry into Fabrica de Arte Cubano
  • Havana World Music Fest Shows!

Day 2

  • Breakfast with the group at the casa/villa
  • Tour of Habana Vieja (Old Havana)
  • Visit craft shops, art galleries, and learn about music and history in Cuba
  • Lunch at your leisure
  • Back to the Villa/Casa to rest before dinner
  • Dinner on your own
  • Havana World Music Fest Shows!

Day 3

  • Breakfast with the group at the casa/villa
  • Live studio listening experience at a unique studio in Old havana
  • Dance lessons
  • Free afternoon to explore Havana Vieja on your own
  • Transportation back to the Villa/Casa
  • Dinner on your own
  • Havana World Music Fest Shows!

Day 4

  • Breakfast with the group at the casa/villa
  • Transportation to Airport

(*Flights arriving on Day 1 of the itinerary must arrive between 8:30am-10am EST and departing flights on Day 4 need to depart between 2-5pm to have included transportation. All flights must arrive and depart from Havana José Martí International Airport. All music entry and reservation are also included. This is just a sample itinerary, you will receive a detailed itinerary with confirmed events closer to your trip departure.)

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • See one of the best live music events in all of Cuba
  • Eat a fresh breakfast in your casa or hotel (with an authentic Café Cubano.)
  • Taste of the best Paladares in Cuba (Private restaurants)
  • Included dance lessons.
  • Bilingual musician tour guide from the U.S.
  • Primary reservations and included entry into each event and museums.
  • Real interactions with the Cuban people and professional musicians.

PROOF OF COVID-19 VACCINATION

For the protection of other participants and residents of the destinations we travel to, each group tour participant must present us with proof of vaccination against Covid-19. You will upload this to our intake form at least 14 days before your tour departure date.

Our top priority is safety. Making sure everyone is fully vaccinated will help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep our small group tours safe and filled with stress-free fun!

Acceptable vaccines based on information from the World Health Organization

Moderna (mRNA-1273)

Pfizer/BioNTech (BNT162b2)

Janssen (Johnson & Johnson – Ad26.COV2.S)

Oxford/AstraZeneca (AZD1222)

Serum Institute of India Covishield (Oxford/AstraZeneca formulation)

Bharat Biotech (Covaxin)

Sinopharm (Beijing  BBIBP-CoV – Vero Cells)

Sinovac – CoronaVac

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airplane view flying to havana for a tour of cuba
a sunset view of the famous malecón in havana cuba