24 days in Cuba Itinerary

24 days in Cuba Itinerary

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24 days in Cuba Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  27​h
1
Havana
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Varadero
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Cayo Largo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Trinidad
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Cayo Guillermo
— 2 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Colombo

7
nights
Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, beaches, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to El Malecon, steep yourself in history at Old Square (Plaza Vieja), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Havana.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka to Havana is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Colombo to Havana, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Havana when traveling from Colombo in August, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Havana ©
Old Havana

3
nights
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.
Explore Varadero's surroundings by going to Matanzas (Cuevas de Bellamar, Pharmaceutical Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cayos Blancos, stroll around Josone Park, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Delfinario.

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Getting from Havana to Varadero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Matanzas
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno
Josone Park ©
Josone Park

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cayo Largo: Vinales (Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus & Valle de Vinales). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Paraiso, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sirena Beach, step off the mainland to explore Cayo Rico, and identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Hatchery.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cayo Largo day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Varadero to Cayo Largo takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Vinales
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Clara (Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child, Che Guevara Mausoleum, & more) and Cienfuegos (El Nicho Waterfalls, Punta Gorda, & more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, examine the collection at Romance Museum, contemplate the long history of Valle de los Ingenios, and kick back and relax at Ancon Beach.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Trinidad online road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cayo Largo to Trinidad. In September, daily temperatures in Trinidad can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cienfuegos, Santa Clara, Topes de Collantes, Trinidad de Cuba
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Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Che Guevara Mausoleum ©
Che Guevara Mausoleum

2
nights
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.
On the 7th (Sat), have some family-friendly fun at Rocarena Climbing Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Guillermo, and then kick back and relax at Playa Pilar.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cayo Guillermo trip planner .

You can drive from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rocarena Climbing Center
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Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Rocarena Climbing Center ©
Rocarena Climbing Center

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