Havana Special (Cubanacan) (aka Havana with Tropicana)
Price: Adult 135 CUC / Child N/A
On the way to Havana you will do a photo stop at a lookout (Mirador Bacunayagua) overlooking the highest bridge in Cuba and the magnificent Yumuri Valley, you will also see the Havana Club distillery and the Pan-American Villa. Next is a brief photo stop at the 16th Century El Morro Castle lookout for beautiful views of Old Havana and the famous seafront promenade, the Malecon.
Next on the program is a walking tour through the historical center of Colonial Havana (a.k.a Havana Vieja or Old Havana), declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco, where you will pass by many old plazas (such as: Plaza de la Catedral, Plaza Vieja, Plaza San Francisco de Asis, Plaza de Armas). You will then stroll through the Obispo Street to see the Ambos Mundos Hotel, the Taquechel Pharmacy, the University of Havana, and more. You will visit also the City Museum and have some free time for shopping.
After lunch you will do a panoramic tour through the Metropolitain and Modern Havana, including the Vedado and Miramar neighbourhoods, the Capitol building, the Parque Central, the Museum of the Revolution, the Fine Arts Museum, the Grand Theatre, and do a photo stop at the Plaza de la Revolucion and its surrounding monuments and buildings such as the Jose Marti Memorial, the National Library, and the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Communications. After the city tour you are taken to a hotel where you can shower and change to prepare yourself for a lovely evening at the famous Cabaret Tropicana (running since the 1930’s) where you will enjoy a dinner and a spectacular show.
Inclusions: Tour guide, transportation in air-conditioned bus, lunch (with one drink), dinner, Tropicana floor show (for adults only, 18+ years), 1/4 bottle of rum and coca cola for each table at the Cabaret Tropicana to make you own Cuba Libre cocktail (other drinks at extra charge).
Frequency: Every day except Sunday
Departure: 9:00-9:30 am (may vary)
Return: 1:00-2:00 am (may vary)
Suggestions on what to wear and bring:
• For the city tour: Comfortable shoes and wear
• For the Cabaret Tropicana: Dress code is Casual Elegance. Men are required to wear long pants, closed shoes and collared shirt (no jeans, no sleeveless shirts, no sneakers or sandals).
• Bottled water
• Cash in small denominations for souvenirs, drinks and tips
Tropicana is a copyrighted show, small fee to use a camera or camcorder
Tropicana is an outdoor show subject to weather conditions