17 days in Cuba Itinerary

17 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Algiers
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Havana
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Varadero
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Trinidad
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Cayo Guillermo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Algiers

6
nights
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 the lay of the land with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

Make your Havana itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Algiers, Algeria to Havana is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Algiers to Havana is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Algiers in April, expect Havana to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Walking tours
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana

2
nights
Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo ©
The stress of modern life feels a million miles away when you holiday on Cayo Largo, a small and unspoiled resort island off the coast of Cuba.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Paraiso and then appreciate the views at Valle de Vinales. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery, kick back and relax at Sirena Beach, and then kick back and relax at Punta Mal Tiempo.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cayo Largo driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Havana to Cayo Largo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Varadero.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Valle de Vinales
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at House of Rum, Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, then stroll through Varadero Beach, and finally stroll around Josone Park. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Callejon de las Tradiciones, then see the interesting displays at Pharmaceutical Museum, then Head underground at Cuevas de Bellamar, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Delfinario.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Varadero online journey maker.

Getting from Cayo Largo to Varadero by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Varadero when traveling from Cayo Largo in April, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trinidad: Santa Clara (Monumento a la Toma del Tren Blindado, Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie D'Art Calleyro, view the masterpieces at Yudit Vidal Faife, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ancon Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Trinidad trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Varadero to Trinidad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Trinidad are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Clara, Topes de Collantes
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Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Che Guevara Mausoleum ©
Che Guevara Mausoleum

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): head off the coast to Cayo Media Luna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cayo Guillermo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Pilar.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cayo Guillermo trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Media Luna ©
Cayo Media Luna

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