30 days in Cuba Itinerary

30 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Varadero
— 5 nights
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Cayo Largo
— 3 nights
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Trinidad
— 5 nights
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Cayo Guillermo
— 2 nights
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Santa Clara
— 1 night
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Havana
— 8 nights
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Vinales
— 4 nights

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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Varadero: Matanzas (Cuevas de Bellamar, Pharmaceutical Museum, &more) and Cardenas Cathedral (in Cardenas). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cayos Blancos, Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, and explore the ancient world of Cueva de Ambrosio.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Varadero online trip itinerary planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Varadero is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Cuba Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in June; daily highs in Varadero reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Varadero

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Club ScubAzul ©
Club ScubAzul
Josone Park ©
Josone Park

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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.
On the 7th (Mon), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Playa Paraiso. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Sirena Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at El Torreon Nursery, head off the coast to Cayo Rico, and stroll through Punta Mal Tiempo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cayo Largo online tour planner.

You can fly from Varadero to Cayo Largo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Cayo Largo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach
Cayo Rico ©
Cayo Rico

5
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Trinidad side-trips: Cienfuegos (Museo de las Artes Palacio Ferrer, Parque Jose Marti, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, kick back and relax at Ancon Beach, identify plant and animal life at Topes de Collantes, and see the interesting displays at Museo de Historia Municipal.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Trinidad online trip builder.

Take a bus from Cayo Largo to Trinidad in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Cayo Largo in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Trinidad, with lows of 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Jagua Castle ©
Jagua Castle

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with Melia Cayo Coco Diving Center and then look for all kinds of wild species at Birdwatching with Paulino Lopez Delgado. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Cayo Guillermo, then step off the mainland to explore Cayo Media Luna, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cayo Guillermo online trip maker.

Getting from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cayo Guillermo when traveling from Trinidad in June, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Santa Clara.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Cayo Media Luna ©
Cayo Media Luna

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Santa Clara

Santa Clara ©
The scene of one of the most dramatic battles of the Cuban Revolution, Santa Clara today possesses a youthful feel and a reputation for progressive thought.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Monumento a la Toma del Tren Blindado, make a trip to Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child, stroll around Parque Leoncio Vidal, then pause for some photo ops at Che Guevara Mausoleum, and finally stroll the grounds of Israeli Cemetery of the Hebrew Community of Santa Clara.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Clara online holiday planner.

You can drive from Cayo Guillermo to Santa Clara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Cayo Guillermo in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Santa Clara, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Havana.

Things to do in Santa Clara

Historic Sites · Parks
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Parque Leoncio Vidal ©
Parque Leoncio Vidal
Che Guevara Mausoleum ©
Che Guevara Mausoleum
Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child ©
Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child

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Havana

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.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, make a trip to Old Havana, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Havana travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Santa Clara to Havana in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Vinales.

Things to do in Havana

Side Trip

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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Walking tours

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Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
When in Vinales, make a side trip to see La Catedral de Pinar del Rio (Catedral de San Rosendo) in Pinar del Rio, approximately Pinar del Rio away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Valle de Vinales, explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas de Santo Tomas, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and settle in for a delightful tour with Viajando en el Tiempo.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vinales online route maker.

Getting from Havana to Vinales by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Vinales can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Vinales

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Horseback Riding Tours
Cayo Levisa ©
Cayo Levisa

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