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The best way to explore Cuba?

Cuba is a unique country, which distinguish itself from other countries in many ways. How many countries you have visited, Cuba will amaze you anyway. It´s authentic, there is a huge diversity in nature and a very rich culture. Cubans are one of the most friendly people who inspired us for develop our Cuba bicycle tours. They are very proud of their country and like to share this pride with tourists. Because of the huge diversity, the best way to explore Cuba is by bicycle. Cuba bicycle tours developed two tours who will show you all the highlights of Cuba: Cuba Bicycle Tour (10 days) & Mexico – Cuba Bicycle Tour (15 days)

Mexico – Cuba Bicycle Tour

Duration: 10 days
Category: Adventure & Culture
Language: English and Spanish

 

See all the famous places of Cuba in 10 days with this Cuba Bicycle Tour. Cuba truly has beautiful landscapes which are perfect to explore by bicycle. During this tour we going to explore all the highlights of Cuba for example: Guaniguancico and El Rosario. One of the most famous highlights is tobacco region Pinar del Río, where you can try real Cuban rum and cigars. Of course, we bike through Viñales Valley. This is the place where the legendary Cuban tobacco grows. Thereby, we take a look at the place where Fidel kept his secret meetings during the revolution: Ancón Valley. When you´re in Cuba, a visit at Cueva de los Portales can´t be missed! This was the hide-out of world famous Che Guevarra. Naturally, we stay at the fascinating orchid garden Soroa. Before we return to the main capital ´Havana´ are you able to enjoy Las Terazzas.

This bicycle tour is a multi-faces adventure through one of the most authentic countries of the world.

*extra: there is the possibility to join voluntary activities. In this way you can help people who needs help. Are you interested to be a volunteer? Please contact us, we would be happy to respond on your questions.

 

Day 1: Arrival and transfer

Welcome in Mexico. You will stay for one night in Cancun before your flight to Cuba departs. Relax after your flight in sunny Cancun. Overnight in hotel Rey del Caribe.

Day 2: Arrival in Havana

We will depart to the airport of Cancun after breakfast in your hotel. In one hour we will arrive in Havana, Cuba. Your professional naturalist guide will welcome you. The van transfer you to the hotel. Later on there is a briefing about the tour activities and Cuba itself.

Day 3: Pinar del Río

After breakfast, we going to visit the famous tobacco region Pinar del Río. In this region, located in the western of Cuba, we will visit a rum distillery where Guayabita is produced. Naturally, we bring a visit at the tobacco factory. Subsequently, we return back to lively Havana. Where we will stay in Aguas Claras hotel. This hotel is located in an idyllic surrounding, which is perfect for a short hike or walk.

Day 4: Cayo Jutias

We have a short morning bike ride to Cayo Jutías. Cayo is an island located on the coast of tobacco region Pinar del Río. Pinar del Río and Cayo Jutías are connected by a small road. The island is connected to the mainland by a man-made causeway. We will have lunch at the beautiful beach of Cayo Jutías. After, enjoy your time at the beach or hire a boat. This night we stay in hotel Rancho San Vicente in Viñales.

Day 5: Jagua Vieja Road

Enjoy the many landscapes and the pristine valleys during today’s bicycle tour. We going to cross the Juaga Vieja Road to La Palma. During this trip, you are able to visit the country lodge where Fidel Castro kept his secret meetings during the Cuban Revolution. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the Ancón Valley. After lunch, we bike to Pinar del Río. We stay again in Aguas Claras Hotel.

Day 6: Soroa—Las Terrazas

Today we bike to the famous orchid gardens Soroa, a beautiful natural area which is also known as ´Rainbow of Cuba´. We continue our bicycle tour to Cueva de los Portales. These caves where the hide-out of Che Guevera. He used this hide-out during the standoff with Kennedy in 1962. We going to picnic at this special location. Then, we leave and going to visit Las Terrazas which is a protected rural area of sustainable development. The river San Juan with his little waterfalls, flow through the thick forest. Enjoy the little lakes, coffee plantations from the 19th century and the ruins. Return back to La Habana, where we will stay tonight. Dinner at restaurant Naranjos.

Day 7: City tour in La Habana

City tour in La Habana after breakfast! Today we will visit a few famous places in this main capital of Cuba. We going to visit Malecon, Miramar, Borque de la Habana, cemetery Colon and Revolution main square. We hike through old Havana too. Today´s lunch will take place in restaurant Imprenta, dinner in La Moraleja restaurant.

Day 8: Havana

Havana has so much to offer. Even, we visit a lot of places in this city yet, we stay here to visit more. Havana has a rich history and many places that we can´t leave behind: Heminway Museum, the lovely view of Cojimar, the Monument of Redentor Christ and the Morro Fortress. Lunch in restaurant La Divina Pastore. Tonight we will have dinner in the hotel to make sure you have enough time to pack your stuff.

Day 9: Departure from Havana

Today we leave Cuba. After breakfast the van will be ready to bring you to Havana airport. Return flight to Cancun and transfer to the hotel in Cancun.

Day 10: Departure from Mexico

Enjoy you last holiday breakfast en make yourself ready for your transport to Cancun airport.

Cuba Bicycle Tour includes:
  • Airfare Cancun—Havana—Cancun
  • Professional, bilingual guide
  • Comfortable and safe AC van
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Breakfast and dinners as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Equipment, including alternative transportation.
Cuba Bicycle Tour excludes:
  • Airfare to/from Cancun
  • Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses like laundry, phone calls, souvenirs, etc.
  • Tips
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • insect repellent
  • sunblock (ecological)
  • hat
  • sunglasses
  • swimsuit
  • towel
  • long sleeve cotton shirt
  • long cotton pants
  • impermeable jacket
  • hygienic personal stuff
  • (waterproof) camera.
Available dates for the ´Cuba Bicycle Tour´ for the upcoming period:

2017

  • January 7-16
  • February 4-13
  • February 27-8 March
  • November 24-3 December
  • December 3-12

2018

  • January 7-16
  • February 4-13
  • February 27-8 March
  • November 24-3 December
  • December 3-12

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY PRICE PER PERSON $ 2,790.00 USD ($ 55,800.00 MXN)

Mexico – Cuba  Tour

Duration: 15 days
Category: Adventure & Culture
Language: English and Spanish

 

Mexico! The connection to the moon in the native language of Central-Mexico. This country is also known as ´the belly button of the moon´. Our bicycle tour starts in this amazing country, enjoy all the highlights in 8 days. Learn more about the Mayan culture and visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World: Chichen Itza.

Our adventure continues in Cuba! After 8 days in Mexico, we going to enjoy another 8 days in the country of cigars and rum. This country is the best place to undertake a bicycle tour! You will enjoy the landscapes of Pinar Del Río and la Habana for sure.

Read more about this amazing tour at the itinerary. Do you love adventure and culture? Than we know for sure that you´ll be just as enthusiastic as us about this tour. Local people of both countries have been our inspiration to develop this tour.

Want to book this trip? Please contact us because it is an customized tour.

 Day 1 Arrival to Cancun:

Our staff will meet you at the airport of Cancún and provide the transfer to the ECO hotel which is located in the jungle of Puerto Morelos. At night we’ll share some information about the tour and provide equipment to the bikers who requested this. If you have your own equipment we will check if everything is working properly.

Day 2 Isla Mujeres:

After breakfast at the hotel, we bike to the dock of Cancun to pick a ferry to handsome Isla Mujeres, which is also known as ¨Woman Island¨. This name was given by Spaniards when they saw the many sculptures of woman when they arrived at Isla. These sculptures were built by the Mayas to honor life. We´ll visit the archaeological site and we going to one of the most beautiful beaches of Yucatan ´Playa Norte´. You are able to snorkel in the clear blue water of this sea and we´ll have lunch at this wonderful location as well. We will go back to our ECO hotel in the afternoon, to relax and get ready for the next day.

Breakfast & Snorkeling Equipment Included

Day 3 Ría Lagartos:

Breakfast in the hotel. After, the van will bring us to ´Ria Lagartos´, a protected area in the north of the peninsula Yucatán. Once we are there, we take a boat to navigate us through the canal. This place is really impressive because you´re in touch with nature and locals! Then, we continue to our next hotel to check-in. After settling, we will enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, located at the sea. We really suggest fresh sea food (and a beer)! Enjoy your free evening in Ria and prepare yourself to an early departure the next day.

Breakfast & boat tour included

Day 4 Ek Balam – Cenote:

Breakfast at the hotel. We start the day on a good way: biking to the archaeological site of Ek Balam. The north of Yucatan has a lot of estuaries and great places for bird watching! You will see the original Mayas, living in their small villages. These Mayas are still very traditional. The most impressive building in Ek Balam is the acropolis, a gigantic high temple. After exploring Ek Balam, we continue to the natural source ´Xcanché which is managed by the Mayan community. This night we´ll stay in ECO hotel  U ´najill.

Breakfast & entrances included.

Day 5 Chichen Itza :

Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning we´ll ride to one of the Seven Wonders of the World ´Chichen Itza´, known as the ¨City of the Magicians¨ (in Mayan language). Discover the perfection of the temple ´Kukulkan´ and its relation with the sky. We have early access, which gives us the opportunity to take the most beautiful pictures of this zone, before the crowd shows up. After the archaeological site we´ll ride by bike or van (that´s up to you) to the colonial city of Valladolid. In this place you can clearly see the mix blood people and the syncretism between catholic religion and the Mayan rituals. We´ll stay tonight at Valladolid ECO hotel.

Breakfast & Entrances Included.

Day 6 Coba – Tancachha:

Breakfast in the hotel. Early in the morning we’ll ride to the tallest temple in the peninsula, ´Nohoch muul´, located in the site of Coba. This ancient place is one of the oldest in the area and was the city of the Mayan writers. Once we explore the site we ride among the jungle to ´Tancachha´ cenote (natural well) to refresh ourselves and see the marvelous creation of nature. Then we continue by van (ride optional) to Tulum town. We’ll stay tonight at Tulum ECO hotel.

Breakfast & Entrances Included

Day 7 Tulum – Akumal:

Breakfast in the hotel. Early in the morning we´ll ride to the most beautiful archaeological site of Quintana Roo, Tulum. This ancient place gives you the perfect view to the Caribbean Sea. The Spaniards described this place as ´just as beautiful as Sevilla´ (in Spain). After exploring we´ll ride to Akumel to swim with sea turtles. Later on, we have lunch in Playa del Carmen or Puerto Morelos to finish the day! We´ll stay tonight in an ECO hotel in Cancun downtown. In the afternoon there will be a briefing about Cuba.

Breakfast & Entrances included.

Day 8 Departure from Cancun to Habana:

After breakfast we’ll pick you up to bring you to the airport of Cancun. Our staff will assist you at the airport. 50 kg of luggage is allowed, the bike is considered as part of the luggage. Once we arrive to La Habana the local guide will welcome you.

The tour guides will assist you with your luggage and check in! Free evening to relax and enjoy Cuba.

Dinner Included.

Day 9 Pinar del Río:

After breakfast we´ll go by van to Pinar del Rio, known for the tobacco plantations and the rum distillery. This area is located in the west side of the island. After check in at the hotel, we will have lunch and going to enjoy a nice city tour by bike.  The main activity of this city is the agriculture and education. You will find here many restaurants called ¨Paladar¨. And the most interesting part? Cubans of Pinar produce their own ingredients to cook! Enjoy the beautiful landscapes. This city has only 1 factory, so the most of the area is nature.

Breakfast & Dinner included.

Day 10 Cayo Jutías:

After breakfast we’ll ride with our bikes to the Cayo Jutías, this small island is located in the north coast of Pinar del Río. The island is connected to the mainland by a man-made causeway of 5 km. You will have unforgettable view! Many mangroves species and ecosystems grow in this area, the sand color and texture are unique in this enchanting place. Swim and enjoy of this amazing experience. In the beach we have the chance to rent a boat and get something for lunch (optional). On the way back to the hotel we can pick the van or ride our bikes.

Breakfast and Dinner included

Day 11 La Palma:

After breakfast we will ride by bike to ¨La Palma¨. Year after year carnival is celebrated here in a very peculiar way: all the people are dressed in their most beautiful white clothing. The city was witness of how Fidel Castro organized a part of the Cuban Revolution. To get in La Palma we have to take a rural road, you will see beautiful and picturesque landscapes with untouched valleys here. We´ll enjoy a picnic in this lush valley.

Breakfast, Picnic and Dinner included.

Day 12 Soroa:

After breakfast we´ll bike to ´Soroa´ a place of great natural beauty and variety in the western of Cuba. Soroa is considered as a Biosphere Reserve. Visitors from around the whole world come to visit this wonderful place and to admire and enjoy the beautiful work that nature created in this rugged place, surrounded by mountains and rivers.

Breakfast and Dinner included

Day 13 Las Terrazas:

After breakfast we ride on our bikes to Las Terrazas. Las Terrazas was a milestone for the smooth integration of its architecture in an exceptional landscape, both for its natural and cultural values. The site develops a management plan aimed at the sustainable use of its resources, including tourism potential , and maximum utilization for the benefit of the community. In 2006 he was awarded the National Prize for Conservation.

Breakfast and Dinner included.

Day 14 La Habana:

After breakfast we cycle to La Habana. Havana is on 7 December 2014 elected as one of the New7WondersCities. The town hosts several cultural and international events such as: the Fesival of Ballat, Film Festival Havana, Jazz Festival Plaza and the International Book Fair of Havana.

Breakfast and Dinner included.

Day 15 End of the Tour:

After breakfast (and according to the flight information) we go to the airport of La Habana for your departure flight to Cancún, Mexico.

After arriving in Cancún, our staff will be there to say goodbye, to offer assistance and to receive your bike equipment.

Mexico – Cuba bicycle tour includes:

 

  • 15 Day Tour
  • Transportation Support
  • Specialized local guide & Bike Technician
  • Accommodation hoteles ECO
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entraces fees
  • Flight CUN – HAV – CUN
  • Taxes
Mexico – Cuba bicycle tour excludes

 

  • Lunch and dinners in Cancun
  • Some meals in Cuba (check itinerary)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Airfare from your city to Cancun
  • Cuban Visa
  • Triple room accomodation is not available in Cuba, therefore in the tour.
Prices Mexico – Cuba bicycle tour:

 

  • 10 Pax US$ 2,533
  • 12 Pax US$ 2,479
  • 14 Pax US$ 2,441
  • 16 Pax US$ 2,412

Considerations:

  • Rates are per person in american dollars
  • Rates are in double occupancy
  • Bike supplement US$ 152.00
  • Single room supplement US$ 531.00
Optionel tours to add at the itinerary of the Mexico – Cuba bicycle tour:

 

  • Xcaret Plus US$ 135.00 per person
  • Bird Watching US$ 200.00 per person
  • Xochimilco US$ 101.00 per person

US$ 119.00

 

  • Per night per room SGL / DBL
  • American Breakfast Included
  • Till December 21, 2016
Cuba Bicycle Tours

Cuba Bicycle Tour

Duration: 10 days
Category: Adventure & Culture
Language: English and Spanish

 

You love culture and you want to know more about the locals and their habits? You should spend some days in Cuba with EcoColors Tours.

We give you the possibility of staying in particular house of local people and approach of Fair Tourism. Visit the country from inside and see Cuba how you will never see it.

People will propose you a room in their house, they will cook the breakfast and meals for you. The Cuban food is recognized for its incredible taste, you could enjoy the flavors of the country.

During these days you will learn a lot about the traditions, customs and culture of the Cubans. Gained from this experience you will discover people and a magnificent Island.

You will enjoy an adventure tour through Cuba in a bike and visit its famous places! Ride through the beautiful landscapes of Cuba’s Guaniguanico and El Rosario regions.

Highlights of our adventure are the visit to the famous tobacco region, Pinar del Río where you get to experience Cuba’s cigars and rum; as well as riding through Viñales Valley where the legendary tobacco grows.

Moreover, visit Ancón Valley where Fidel held his secret meetings during “la Revolución” and Cueva de los Portales, the hide-out of Che Guevarra during the standoff with President Kennedy.

Walk through Soroa’s beautiful orchid garden and enjoy Las Terrazas before returning to explore lively Havana: a multi-faceted adventure that cannot be missed!

All this will be taking place in a safe and informed manner, ecologically friendly, without harming nature or disturbing wildlife.

 

Day 1: Arrival in Havana, Cuba

Arrival at Jose Marti Havana International Airport of Cuba. Tour will be welcomed by your professional naturalist guide. Transfer to un casa particular. You will have a lovely night in one of the wonderful House in La Havana.

Day 2: Pinar del Río, Cuba

Breakfast and transfer to Pinar del Río the famous tobacco region in western Cuba. We will visit both a tobacco factory and a rum distillery where “Guayabita” is produced and go on a tour through the town. Accommodation in a particular home in vinales.

Day 3: Cayo Jutias, Cuba

Breakfast and ride to Cayo Jutías, a small island located on the north coast of Pinar del Río Cuba connected by a small road to the picturesque beach of Cayo Jutías. The island is connected to the mainland by a man-made causeway. Once there, we can have lunch at the beach, hire a boat or swim in the beautiful sea. After that, ride back to Viñales. Night Vinales

Day 4: Jagua Vieja Road

Breakfast. On today’s tour we will take the Jagua Vieja Road to La Palma at Ancón Valley – a tour of quaint landscapes and untouched valleys. En route, there is the possibility of visiting the country lodge where Fidel Castro held secret meetings during the Cuban Revolution. We will have a picnic lunch in the lush. Night Vinales.

Day 5: Soroa—Las Terrazas, Cuba

After breakfast, you can visit the famous orchid gardens and we continue to Cueva de los Portales. (caves) This beautiful area was the hide out that Che Guevera used during the ’62 standoff with Kennedy and this will be the site for our picnic, then we leave for Las Terrazas (12 miles), found in Sierra del Rosario, a protected rural area of sustainable development. The river San Juan and its little waterfall flow through the thick forest, where one can see little lakes, ruins and coffee plantations from the 19th century and sulphurous sources. The most well known is Las Terrazas. We will have a lunch. Transfer to La Habana. Dinner at Los Naranjos restaurant. Night in SOROA.

 Day 6: City tour in La Habana Cuba

After breakfast we have a city tour in La Habana. We’ll go to the “Malecon”, Miramar area, Borque de la Habana, cemetery Colon and Revolution main square.Hiking in La Habana vieja. Lunch in Restaurante IMPRENTA and the dinner will be in La Moraleja restaurant. Night in a House at La Havana.

 

Day 7: Havana, Cuba

Breakfast. Habana has a very deep story and sightseen places that we cannot leave behind; Heminway Museum, the beautiful view of Cojimar, the Morro Fortress and the Monument of Redentor Christ. Lunch in La Divina Pastora. Night in a House at La Havana.

Day 8: Departure from Havana Cuba

Breakfast and transfer to the airport in Havana.

Cuba Bicycle Tour includes:
  • Professional, bilingual guide
  • Comfortable and safe AC van
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Breakfast and dinners as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Equipment, including alternative transportation.
Cuba Bicycle Tour excludes:
  • Airfares
  • Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses like laundry, phone calls, souvenirs, etc.
  • Tips
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • insect repellent
  • sunblock (ecological)
  • hat
  • sunglasses
  • swimsuit
  • towel
  • long sleeve cotton shirt
  • long cotton pants
  • impermeable jacket
  • hygienic personal stuff
  • (waterproof) camera.
Available dates for the ´Cuba Bicycle Tour´ for the upcoming period:

2016

  • November 5-14
  • November 24-3 December
  • December 3-12

2017

  • January 7-16
  • February 4-13
  • March 4-13

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY PRICE PER PERSON $ 1,495.00 USD ($ 29,900.00 MXN)