60 days in Cuba Itinerary

60 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
+4
Fly + Foot + Bus + Foot + Bus:  26 h
1
Vinales
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Havana
— 27 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
3
Cayo Largo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Varadero
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Trinidad
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Cayo Guillermo
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Holguin
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Santiago de Cuba
— 4 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vinales: Cayo Jutias (in Minas de Matahambre) and La Catedral de Pinar del Rio (Catedral de San Rosendo) (in Pinar del Rio). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas de Santo Tomas, and make a trip to Mural de la Prehistoria.

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Mumbai, India to Vinales is an approximately 26- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Cuba Standard Time (CST) is minus 10.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: high temperatures in Vinales hover around 35°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Havana.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cayo Levisa, Cayo Jutias, La Catedral de Pinar del Rio (Catedral de San Rosendo)
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Cayo Jutias ©
Cayo Jutias
Horseback Riding Tours

27
nights
Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Havana: Finca Tungasuk (in Caimito) and Las Terrazas (Las Terrazas Complex & Casa Museo de Polo Montanez). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Malecón of Havana, steep yourself in history at Revolution Plaza Havana, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and make a trip to Old Havana.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Havana trip maker app.

Getting from Vinales to Havana by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Havana sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Las Terrazas, Torreon de la Chorrera, Finca Tungasuk, Espiritu Santo Church (Iglesia Del Espiritu Santo)
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Havana ©
Old Havana

3
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.
Cayo Largo is known for beaches, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Paraiso, identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Hatchery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sirena Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Cayo Rico.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cayo Largo tour planner.

You can fly from Havana to Cayo Largo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Cayo Largo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Varadero.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach
Punta Mal Tiempo ©
Punta Mal Tiempo

6
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.
Explore Varadero's surroundings by going to Zapata Swamp (in Playa Larga), Matanzas (Callejon de las Tradiciones, Pharmaceutical Museum, &more) and Cardenas (Cardenas Cathedral & Crab Monument). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Varadero Beach, stroll through Coral Beach - Playa Coral, examine the collection at House of Rum, and get your bearings at Convention Center Plaza America.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Varadero attractions planning website.

Getting from Cayo Largo to Varadero by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Cayo Largo in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Varadero, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Matanzas, Cardenas, Zapata Swamp
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno
Josone Park ©
Josone Park

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cienfuegos (El Nicho Waterfalls, Galeria Santiago Hermes, &more), Santa Clara (Israeli Cemetery of the Hebrew Community of Santa Clara, Che Guevara Mausoleum, &more) and Museo de Arte Cubano (in Topes de Collantes). The adventure continues: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, stroll through Ancon Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de San Francisco de Asis, and steep yourself in history at Iglesia de San Juan Batista.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Trinidad trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Varadero to Trinidad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get your game on at Rocarena Climbing Center and then look for all kinds of wild species at Birdwatching with Paulino Lopez Delgado. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar, then kick back and relax at Cayo Guillermo, and then head off the coast to Cayo Media Luna.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cayo Guillermo trip site.

Getting from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Holguin.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cayo Coco
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Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Rocarena Climbing Center ©
Rocarena Climbing Center

6
nights
Holguin

Holguin ©
Not overly touristy, Holguin offers a different perspective on Cuban life, standing as a major city that doesn't seek to commercialize its past or cover itself in all inclusive resorts.
Get out of town with these interesting Holguin side-trips: Catedral Del Santisimo Salvador De Bayamo (in Manzanillo), Las Guanas Eco-Archaeologic Trail (in Guardalavaca) and Bayamo (Paseo Bayames, Casa Natal De Carlos Manuel De Cespedes, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Guardalavaca Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto del Guayabo, stroll through Playa Pesquero, and head off the coast to Cayo Saetia Island.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Holguin road trip app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Cayo Guillermo to Holguin in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Holguin can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Santiago de Cuba.

Things to do in Holguin

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bayamo, Catedral Del Santisimo Salvador De Bayamo, Fabrica de Organos, Las Guanas Eco-Archaeologic Trail, Bateria de Fernando VII
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Guardalavaca Beach ©
Guardalavaca Beach
Playa Esmeralda ©
Playa Esmeralda
Cayo Saetia Island ©
Cayo Saetia Island

4
nights
Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba ©
Santiago de Cuba has taken almost as much influence from Haiti and the Dominican Republic as it has from Havana, distilling a concoction of cultures to create a city with a distinct identity.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santiago de Cuba: El Cobre (Basilica de la Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre & El Cobre Basilica). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, steep yourself in history at Moncada Barracks, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin de los Helechos, and walk around Cespedes Park.

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Drive from Holguin to Santiago de Cuba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Cuba

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

El Cobre, Cobre
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Cementerio Santa Ifigenia ©
Cementerio Santa Ifigenia
Casa de Diego Velazquez ©
Casa de Diego Velazquez
Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca ©
Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca

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