CUBA ~ It's Culture & Gems
Coming Soon, January 2018
Price range $4500-$5200 pp (exact TBA)
Kattrax Tours In conjunction with Intrepid Expeditions Presents a Custom Journey to the 33rd Havana Jazz Festival
Cuba has been forbidden to Americans for more than 50 years. Now it is slowly opening it's fascinating doors to U.S. Citizens due to the new People-to-People Travel Initiative, which allows U.S, travelers to visit and participate in cultural experiences and interact with the Cuban people.
Join Kat as she Kat Tracks through Cuba. In this tour you can expect some of the best accommodations Cuba has to offer. Included are 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 5 dinners. You will enjoy 4 nights at Jazz Plaza 2017 with your included ALL ACCESS JAZZ PASS. Touring by day, jazz fest by night.
4 nights in Havana and
2 nights in Varadero, the picturesque peninsula with
world-class beaches and crystal clear water.
In Havana, cruise the Malecon, Revolutionary Square, stop by the Nostalgic Cars Workshop, attend pre-dinner cocktails with one of the remaining members of the world famous BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB - listen to his colorful stories and anecdotes, visit a local tobacco farm in Vinales Valley and learn about production and the drying process.
Interact with a local architect as you walk thru the narrow streets learning about renovation projects, participate in private discussions with a long time famous American journalist.
You will spend time in the Santo Angel neighborhood and the Arte Corte Community Project comprised of a barber shop, art galleries, an elderly center and a children's park before enjoying an exclusive cooking demo at a local top Paladar.
En route to Varadero, enjoy Matanzas, also known as the "Venice and the Athens of Cuba". It is here you will visit the Afro Cuban Slave Museum.
Once in the beachside town of Varadero you will interact with young musicians and artists, explore Casa DuPont, the former estate of American millionaire Irene DuPont and before leaving, you will participate in an exclusive rum and cigar tasting.
Please note: This program is a personalized people-to-people program itinerary that may vary depending on license regulations or other local conditions. Please remember, you will not be traveling to a typical traveler destination and must plan to be flexible. It is not an independent exploratory tour.
If you have previously expressed a "count me in"; you will receive a registration packet once available. Otherwise, inbox Kat to receive the information.