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We are OPEN!!! Multiple daily tours of Old and Central Havana in English and Spanish. The Free Walking Tour Havana shows the city for what it really is: safe, vibrant, culturally rich city that is truly one of the unique places in the world. Welcome...more
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We had a great time. We were on a Royal Caribbean cruise and it was a very short walk across the street to meet with William. We had a small group of 6 which is so much easier to hear and to move along with...More
Gino went above and beyond on our walking tour. He took us not only to the requisite Havana sites, but a few others besides. Our group convinced him to take us to a local spot for Cuban bolillos for lunch and it was so good!...More
Nick was a great tour guide. He was insightful and entertaining. The old Havana tour reached a lot of places. The history, culture and people of Cuba well explained during this tour. Great photo opportunities. Jaime was quick to answer any question through email. Please...More
We arrived to Havana with RCC , we meet at the plaza in front of the cruise terminal. Our tour guide was Teresa, really nice person and good english. Our tour took around 3-4 hours, was a full of knowledged. She answered all our doubts...More
Had the pleasure of joining Nek on his morning tour through Old Havana a couple of days after I arrived! Super easy to find the meeting place and I got introduced to my guide within 5mins of arrival. Two more joined the tour so just...More
I had the most enriched walking tour with Gretel Hidalgo.
She is very very spoken. Gracious, funny and friendly.
I would highly recommend her for your next trip to Havana.
Congratulations to Free Walking Tours for having her!
Eloisa and Ricardo from Brazil
My sister and I visited Havana for one day on a cruise ship stop. We had another tour via the cruise company in the morning, and then planned this free walking tour of Old Havana in the afternoon. I'm so glad we did because this...More
My husband and I enjoyed our walking tour with Frank. He gave us lots of information about Havana, Cuba. Havana in its heyday must have been a magnificent place to enjoy life! The architecture although in need of a face lift is gorgeous. Frank is...More
We took both the Old Havana and Central Havana Walking tour and both were excellent!
We had Oscar for Old Havana. Unfortunately we met so many people while in Havana I can't remember our guides name for Central Havana but I do remember she was...More
It is truly admirable that this organization would provide such good service entirely voluntarily. It is also a shame that not more people take advantage of it (and even some no shows!). To make it a viable and sustainable business much more support, with some...More
The tour guide will meet you at the square just across the street from the terminal. When you register for the walking tour on the Website let them know. I cancelled my tour for the next day because I didn’t have enough... More
The tour guide will meet you at the square just across the street from the terminal. When you register for the walking tour on the Website let them know. I cancelled my tour for the next day because I didn’t have enough time. Please remember these guides work for gratuities. Our tour guide made arrangements for a car ride. Gretel was our guide and she provided us with wonderful insite. She asked us what we wanted to see? If she is available ask for her.
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Yes, they absolutely do meet the requirements for American/Cuban "people to people" criteria. However, interestingly, for the paperwork for the VISA through Royal Caribbean- that you must provide 2 copies of when boarding... More
Yes, they absolutely do meet the requirements for American/Cuban "people to people" criteria. However, interestingly, for the paperwork for the VISA through Royal Caribbean- that you must provide 2 copies of when boarding the ship, for Part A they (RC) want you to check #2. (I had checked #4 and marked the applicable categories, but RC had us change it.)
The "Free Walking Tours- Havana" group is very flexible and accommodating, so even if you don't connect/confirm by internet beforehand (connection in Cuba is so unpredictable)....as long as you arrive at the meeting point (the fountain in San Francisco de Asis square) across the street from the cruise dock ...and talk to the person holding the white umbrella.... they will fit you into the morning or afternoon tour. That said, do try to make a reservation.
Be generous with your donation/tip to your tour guide. This is their only source of income. Gino was our personal guide. Ask for him... he was excellent!! See my review for more information :)
Yes it will work. Nobody checks anyway but I have done both and the free tour in better. The tour from cruise line cost me $220. The free your cost me $50 for my family of 4. Visited more sites and interacted with more... More
Yes it will work. Nobody checks anyway but I have done both and the free tour in better. The tour from cruise line cost me $220. The free your cost me $50 for my family of 4. Visited more sites and interacted with more people. The boat tours are just bar hopping
Take notebooks and pencils coloring books. Candy to give to the people very enjoyable wear athletic shoes only declare $25 on your customs form