Your Holiday, Your Choice!

It is with a genuine interest and pleasure that Jorge will assit you in planning your holiday in Cuba, ensuring you see, learn and enjoy as much as you possibly can of all that Havana - and Cuba - has to offer.

Tour Guides

Once confirmed, tours are guaranteed by Jorge, including his team of reliable guides who have the same high standards as Jorge and who use his prepared itinerary to ensures seamless continuity.

All guides used by Jorge are English-speaking College Graduates who are based in the following locations:

  • Havana
  • Vinales
  • Cienfuegos
  • Trinidad
  • Santa Clara
  • Ciego de Avila
  • Camaguey
  • Santiago de Cuba
  • Holguin y Guardalavaca (Holguin)

Examples of Tours

These are examples of the types of tours offered by Jorge Cuba Holidays. Jorge will gladly help you plan your own 'a-la-carte' itinerary based on your personal preferences and specific requirements. Please click on tours to view details.


Old Havana and Centro Walking Tour

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an Old Havana tour will easily fill a full day if not more. This is a walking tour and travellers will therefore not need transport.

During this tour you will be guided not only through the most famous and popular tourists' attractions such as the restored colonial times areas and squares (Cathedral Square, Arms Square, Old Square, etc), Museums of all kinds, official and private galleries, shops, historical sites, Cigar rolling factory, etc as described in all the popular popular guide-books but importantly, also along the non-restored areas where average Cubans go about their day-to-day activities. You will receive concrete details about the Cuban culture, way of living, daily issues and you will be able to see and experience first-hand events rarely included in other tours (either official or private).

Havana sites and suggested visits

This is a list of some of the sites to visit and enjoy - please use them as a reference only: the final itinerary for each tour will be tailor-made according to your own preferences.
Please note that these sites are given in a random order.

  • Museum of the Revolution
  • Museum of Cuban History
  • Old Havana Miniature Model
  • Historical Explanation
  • Bacardi Building
  • Art-Deco Architecture
  • Floridita Bar
  • Hemingway's Cradle of frozen Daiquiri
  • Cathedral Square & Bodeguita del Medio
  • Walking tour through Obispo Boulevard
    (famous commercial area and old architecture)
  • Partagas Cigar Factory
  • Famous cigar manufacturing factory
  • Ambos Mundos Hotel
  • Hemingway's room until 1939
  • View Point and Old Square
  • Dark Chamber and View Point
  • Museum of Miniature
  • Rum
  • Havana Club Rum
  • Factory and Sugar Mill
  • San Francisco de Asis Square
  • Visit sites (galleries, shops, museums)
  • Plaza de Armas Square
  • Castillo Real Fuerza
  • El Templete
  • Historical site of City Foundation
  • Palacio Capitanes Generales
  • Spanish Colonial Art
  • Prado Promenade
  • Daily life and 'people watching'
  • Walk through un-restored Old Havana streets
  • Visit houses by choice
  • Central Park area
  • Capitolio area and surroundings
  • Galleries along the way
  • Obispo, Oficios and Mercaderes Streets
  • Garcia Lorca Theater
  • Palacio de la Artesania
  • Craftsmen Palace (Gov)

If you are staying in Resorts out of Havana

The Old Havana and Centro Tour is the top recommendation if you are planning to visit the City of Havana for just a day while staying in resorts out of Havana (eg Varadero, Jibacoa, Cayo Coco, etc).

Another option worth considering is an overnight tour of Havana.

Whole Havana City Tour (Driving Tour)

Havana is formed by 15 Municipalities from which Old Havana and Centro are only 2. It is a City of over 2 million inhabitants which spreads out a lot because high buildings are only found in downtown Vedado (National Hotel area).

If you are interested in visiting the Revolution Square, Miramar, University Area, Private Art Galleries, Hemingway's Farm, Columbus Cemetery, etc, this is a tour you will need to consider.

Tour Transport

In contrast with the Old Havana and Centro walking tour, this tour will rely on booking transport because public transports are unfortunately not yet reliable (and functional). However, there are various options for you to choose:

  • Taxis to all sites (very expensive)
  • Cars hired by the hour - rates usually include driver, vehicle and fuel expenses:
    • Vintage Open-Top cars
    • Vintage Closed-Top cars - in mint condition!
    • Modern a/c cars
    • All sizes of Minivans or Minibuses for larger groups

All these options are available on request. Please contact Jorge for more information.

Transport, driver and fuel expenses will be charged apart from the guiding fees.

Museum of the Revolution Tour

While in Havana, one particular site that should be considered - along with any other tours - is the Museum of the Revolution.

A guided tour to this museum will soon bring you to realise that its name should really be the "Museum of Cuban History". It is, without doubt, the best introduction for anyone looking to understand where (and why) Cuba is today and where it stands to be in the future.

On this tour, it will be our pleasure, as Cubans, to share with you our views of the historical facts behind Cuban Socialism today. Please do not feel apprehensive about the name: this museum is more than just revolutionary propaganda; it is a historical perspective of our society.

If you have time to spend in Havana, this tour can be complemented with the Museum of the Ministry of Interior which gives a good perspective of anti-Cuban activities since 1959.

Overnight Tour of Havana from other Locations

An Overnight Tour of Havana is an option worth considering is an option worth considering if you are planning to spend most of your time in a resort. This option may well lead to a number of questions - Jorge will be more than happy to answer any questions you have!

All services are available on request and arrangements can also be made to offer lodging at private licensed houses or in hotels in line with your personal preferences.

Regarding transport arrangements from/to your resort (eg Varadero, Jibacoa, the Keys, etc), there are different options which Jorge will be happy to help with - including the bookings of domestic flights (and all in/out transfers) for areas far from Havana.

Don't hesitate to contact Jorge to discuss your particular requirements in as much detail as possible so that Jorge can provide you with all the information regarding bookings and costs options.

Vinales Tour

Vinales Tour from Havana, Jibacoa or Varadero:
A Vinales Day Tour can be organized if you haven't enough time to stay overnight in this unique area or would prefer to enjoy it as a day tour. This tour can be organised as a private tailor-made tour or as group tour.

Diving in Cuba

Jorge can also make arrangements for diving courses and/or tours in and around Havana and the Bay of Pigs.

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