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“Havana insights part of 15 day tour” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Havana Adventures

Havana Adventures
Ranked #14 of 40 Tours in Havana
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Owner description: - Discover the 'real' Cuba through our small tours of Havana. See some of the more interesting parts of Cuba's most famous city and the Caribbean's largest metropolis. We have designed a few tours that show you different sides of Havana.Each tour is guided by an expert local Cuban tour guide who can also explain to you some aspects of the Cuban society and culture and tell you about life in Havana. A product of Big Planet Adventures Pty Ltd.
USA
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“Havana insights part of 15 day tour”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 15 day tour was terrific, a good opportunity to see much more than Havana. Havana tour was good to get the lay of the land in Old Havana and Centro Havana. Recommend Cuba Adventures

Visited December 2016
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English first
Anchorage, Alaska
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“Fabulous Cuba 15 day Adventure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to Ivan, our amazing guide, and the many people and places we were able to experience i felt like we gained a greater insight into Cuba life and culture. Highly recommend this tour - a great way to learn about Cuba. There is no way we could have learned or saw even half of what we did on our own. Ivan had an encyclopedic knowledge of Cuba and was able to answer all questions thoroughly highlighting diverse perspectives.

Visited December 2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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“15 days Cuba Adventures Tour”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did the Cuban adventures 15 days tour around Cuba from dec 2nd until the 16th 2016. Much to our luck, our tour coincided with the demise of Fidel Castro...

The tour certainly enabled local experiences, however I can certainly attest to the fact that there is no value for the money that we had paid for the tour. I still don't understand exactly what we had paid for on this tour when each activity and excursion had an additional cost.

It was frustrating how expensive this tour eventually became! Cuba is certainly not a cheap country to navigate around and one usually expects tours to cover some sights, however, the cost of the tour with Cuba adventures only covered:
- guesthouse accommodation (approx 40 CUC a night incl breakfast) 13 nights
- tour guide
- bus
- one way flight to Havana from the bottom of the island

Would I recommend Cuba adventures? I'd suggest that before investing in this tour, one should carefully check all costs!

Visited December 2016
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Canberra, Australia
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“8 Day Cuban Adventures Tour - Absolutely Brilliant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group was larger than expected (14) and last minute switch of guide who was doing his first English tour, but it all went off brilliantly. We had a mix of ages, a retired couple, a young family with 2 kids, solos, couples - 20s, 30s, 40s, 60s. At every place there were some top things arranged, and some flexibility to do what people were interested in. There were surprises thrown in too where opportunities arose (eg coffee at a farm house with little walk to waterfall swimming hole). 8 days isn't long to see 4 places and there wasn't much room for down time, so it was an active program, but it didn't feel too rushed or like a packaged group tour at all. Give yourself time in Havana before or after as its not really a Havana tour. Trinidad was my highlight and Vinales was pretty too. Rainer was an excellent guide and worked hard to make sure everyone got an informative, educational and authentic Cuban experience. I was just blown away by how good this was - beyond eye opening, probably life changing. Do it!

Visited December 2016
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“Cuban Adventure by name and nature”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Did the 8 day Original Cuba tour with Cuban Adventures - very professional, great tour and Karell was an excellent guide. Whilst went with a few friends, would also suit the single traveller. Music and rum aplenty :)

Visited December 2016
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