Countries visited : Cuba
TOTAL DAYS : 7 Days.
STARTS IN : Holguin
ENDS IN : Guardalavaca
Highlights : Baracoa , Bayamo , el Cobre church , Playa Maguana , Holguin , Santiago de Cuba
TRANSPORT : Cycling
This 7-day cycling tour is for holidaymakers who would like to actively explore eastern Cuba. You would use our trekking bicycles for the daily 20 to 55 kilometer journeys through this pristine area. Our support bus will transport your luggage, and you can hop on whenever you wish.
Departure Dates 2015
Low Season – 5Apr, 3May, 21Jun, 27Sep & 25Oct 2015
High Season – 18Jan, 15Feb, 22Mar, 26Jul & 23Aug 2015
Day 1: Holguín – Bayamo (D)
Arrival at Holguín airport. Your tour guide will be waiting for you and will go with you to Bayamo. After a short tour of the city center you will have a delicious welcome meal in the restaurant, “La Bodega”. Overnight stay at the Hotel Royalton.
Day 2: Bayamo – El Cobre – Santiago de Cuba (B,L)
After breakfast we will set off in the direction of Santiago de Cuba. Our first bike ride is 25 kilometers long and takes us to El Cobre. The pilgrimage church Caridad del Cobre was built at the beginning of the 17th Century for the Holy Virgin, who was the patron saint of the slaves working in the mines. Once in Santiago de Cuba, go on a tour of this city where Cuba’s passion and African heritage are most evident. The program includes a visit to the museum of the 26th July. The rest of the afternoon can be used as you wish. Accommodation at Hotel Villa Gaviota or Versalles.
Day 3: Santiago de Cuba – Playa Verraco – Santiago de Cuba (B,L)
Your day will start with an approximately 35 kilometer long bike ride to the beach of Verraco, which invites you to linger. After enjoying the beach for a while the bus will take you back to Santiago, where you will have the rest of the day to do as you please. Accommodtion at Hotel Villa Gaviota or Versalles.
Day 4: Santiago de Cuba – Baracoa (B,L)
Today you will cycle further towards the east. To begin with you’ll go with the bus for a few kilometers before cycling along the picturesque coast (approximately 40 kilometers). After a break and a bus transfer through the mountains you’ll resume cycling for a further 30 kilometers to Baracoa. Accommodation at Hotel Porto Santo.
Day 5: Baracoa – Playa Maguana – Baracoa (B,L)
After breakfast you can enjoy a bike ride to Playa Maguana (approximately 35 km). After a swim you will be transferred to Baracoa, where you can visit the town center. Accommodation at Hotel Porto Santo.
Day 6: Baracoa – Boca de Yumuri – Baracoa (B,L)
Today’s somewhat hilly bike ride takes you through unique flora and fauna to Boca de Yumuri, a river estuary. After refreshing yourself in the water you will be transferred to Baracoa. Accommodation at Hotel Porto Santo.
Day 7: Baracoa – Guardalavaca
Today marks the end of your cycling tour. The bus will take you to your hotel in Guardalavaca.
Low Season - 5Apr, 3May, 21Jun, 27Sep & 25Oct 2015
High Season - 18Jan, 15Feb, 22Mar, 26Jul & 23Aug 2015
Prices per person in AU$. Not valid during local public holidays and special events.
All prices are as a guide only, please check with us for the latest prices.
Tour name :
East Cuba Cycling Tour
Custom-made, flexible trips to Central and South America. You tell us when, where and how you’d like to travel.
We will put together a program that best suits your needs and preferences.