12 days in Cuba Itinerary

12 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Havana
— 3 nights
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Cayo Guillermo
— 1 night
3
Trinidad
— 2 nights
4
Cayo Largo
— 3 nights
5
Varadero
— 1 night

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Havana

Rome of the Caribbean

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Malecón of Havana and Plaza de la Catedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Museo de la Farmacia Habanera. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Havana, steep yourself in history at Revolution Plaza Havana, wander the streets of Iglesias de San Francisco de Paula, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion).

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Havana day trip planning website.

Marrakech, Morocco to Havana is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Marrakech to Havana, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marrakech in June, Havana is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Havana

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Havana ©
Old Havana

1
night
Cayo Guillermo

Cayo Guillermo ©
A kay of the Jardines del Rey archipelago, Cayo Guillermo has become a popular international tourist destination, buoyed by the construction of luxury all inclusive resorts that dot the paradisal island.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Cayo Media Luna, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cayo Guillermo.

For more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Cayo Guillermo day trip site.

Traveling by car from Havana to Cayo Guillermo takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Cayo Media Luna ©
Cayo Media Luna
Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo

2
nights
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Built on sugar and seemingly preserved in molasses, the town of Trinidad attracts visitors with its well-aged 19th century architecture and rustic charm, showcasing the sounds, scents, and sights of days gone by.
On the 6th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Topes de Collantes, then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto del Caburni, then examine the collection at Museo de Historia Municipal, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ancon Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on Trinidad Sightseeing, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de San Francisco de Asis.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Trinidad travel route website.

Traveling by car from Cayo Guillermo to Trinidad takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Cayo Guillermo in June, Trinidad is a bit warmer at night with lows of 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Trinidad Sightseeing ©
Trinidad Sightseeing
Topes de Collantes ©
Topes de Collantes
Convento de San Francisco de Asis ©
Convento de San Francisco de Asis

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nights
Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo ©
The stress of modern life feels a million miles away when you holiday on Cayo Largo, a small and unspoiled resort island off the coast of Cuba.
Escape the urban bustle at Playa Paraiso and Horseback Riding Tours. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Punta Mal Tiempo and Sirena Beach. When in Cayo Largo, make a side trip to see Valle de Vinales in Vinales, approximately Vinales away. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cayo Largo trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Trinidad to Cayo Largo takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Trinidad in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cayo Largo, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Varadero.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

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Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Punta Mal Tiempo ©
Punta Mal Tiempo
Sea Turtle Hatchery ©
Sea Turtle Hatchery

1
night
Varadero

Varadero ©
One of the largest resort towns in the Caribbean, Varadero boasts a 20 km (12 mi) long stretch of sand, lined with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Varadero Beach, steep yourself in history at Cueva de Ambrosio, then identify plant and animal life at Varahicacos Ecological Reserve, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Santa Elvira.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Varadero trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cayo Largo to Varadero takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Varahicacos Ecological Reserve ©
Varahicacos Ecological Reserve
Cueva de Ambrosio ©
Cueva de Ambrosio

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