16 days in Cuba Itinerary

16 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Varadero: Matanzas (Cayos Blancos & Cuevas de Bellamar). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Varadero Beach, examine the collection at House of Rum, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, and stroll around Josone Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Varadero trip itinerary builder site.

Boston, USA to Varadero is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Boston in April, expect Varadero to be warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Matanzas
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cuevas de Bellamar ©
Cuevas de Bellamar
Josone Park ©
Josone Park

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.
On the 13th (Thu), kick back and relax at Cayo Guillermo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cayo Guillermo trip planning website.

Getting from Varadero to Cayo Guillermo by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Varadero in April since evenings lows in Cayo Guillermo dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Ancon Beach, thensee the interesting displays at Museo de Historia Municipal, and then make a trip to Plaza Mayor. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Romance Museum, don't miss a visit to Trinidad de Cuba, thenexamine the collection at Colonial Architecture Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Valle de los Ingenios.

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Drive from Cayo Guillermo to Trinidad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In April, daytime highs in Trinidad are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vinales.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Trinidad de Cuba
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Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Valle de los Ingenios ©
Valle de los Ingenios

2
nights
Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Vinales. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): appreciate the views at Valle de Vinales, thendon't miss a visit to Mural de la Prehistoria, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva del Indio.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vinales trip planner.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Vinales takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Vinales sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Havana.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks Nature
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Mural de la Prehistoria ©
Mural de la Prehistoria
Jardin Botanico de Vinales ©
Jardin Botanico de Vinales

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Malecón of Havana, don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Catedral, steep yourself in history at El Morro, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Havana road trip site.

You can drive from Vinales to Havana in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Square (Plaza Vieja) ©
Old Square (Plaza Vieja)

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