Cycling Cuba

Discover Cuba Cycling

cycling cuba

We are a Spanish tour company based in Havana, Cuba providing cycling tours with full support facilities, cycle mechanics, tour buses, specialist tour guides and accommodation. Itineraries are either on a group tour basis or exclusively tailor-made according to your choice of routes, activities and budget specifications. Bikes can be provided by us or participants can bring their own bikes.

Tailor-made Bike Tours

The following is a selection of example bike tours that can be tailor-made to your requirements.

Salsa & Culture

The real Cuba of salsa, culture, nightlife and the striking landscapes of West Cuba.

The real Cuba of salsa, culture, nightlife and the striking landscapes of West Cuba. The warmth and friendliness of the Cuban people is matched by the temperate climate of this Caribbean island. You will enjoy a relationship with the local people in a way…

The warmth and friendliness of the Cuban people is matched by the temperate climate of this Caribbean island. You will enjoy a relationship with the local people in a way that motorists never can. Experience the timeless city of Havana, the Vinales Valley with its splendid views and natural beauty and the undiscovered back roads of Cuba. As the tropical sun sets sip a cool Mojito or Pina Colada and relish a fresh lobster cocktail. Cuba is one of the best destinations in the world for holidays combining sun and fun.

Mountain & Coastal

The beauty of the Sierra Maestra Mountains and unspoiled coastline of East Cuba.

The beauty of the Sierra Maestra Mountains and unspoiled coastline of East Cuba. Our suggested journey starts in Havana where you can explore this historical city before travelling to East Cuba…

Our suggested journey starts in Havana where you can explore this historical city before travelling to East Cuba. The route takes you to the Sierra Maestra Mountains to capture the spirit of the early guerilla days of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara. Travel along a magnificent coastline and relax at a beautiful beach before going onto to Santiago de Cuba to enjoy some great music and nightlife. Your grand finale will be travelling to Baracoa; the region that was described by Columbus as the most beautiful area he had ever seen.

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Cities & Beaches

History, architecture, museums, art markets, street musicians, Che Guevara, Buena Vista Social Club and tropical beaches.

History, architecture, museums, art markets, street musicians, Che Guevara, Buena Vista Social Club and tropical beaches. Cuba has some of Latin America’s best preserved cities with eighteenth century mansions…

Cuba has some of Latin America’s best preserved cities with eighteenth century mansions, powdery blue and pink coloured houses and cobbled streets where horses are still used as a method of transport. Russian Lada cars and old American automobiles embrace two distinct ideologies. Enjoy a Cuba Libre and savor a Havana cigar at a street café while musicians serenade you. A performance by the world famous Cuban National Ballet is unmissable as is a concert by the Buena Vista Social Club. End your trip by chilling-out on some of the most gorgeous beaches with pristine white sand and azure waters.

Captivating Cuba Tour

14 day escorted cycling tour covering West and Central Cuba based on our well tried routes with new attractions and activities to make your holiday an exciting adventure and fun experience…

Day 1 Arrival in Havana

  • Met and assisted upon arrival at Havana International Airport
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Havana
  • Check in at hotel
  • (D)

Day 2 Havana – Soroa – San Diego de los Baños (Transfer 87 km – Riding 60 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Early morning transfer to Soroa by bus
  • Continue to San Diego de los Baños on bicycle
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,D)

Day 3 San Diego de los Baños – Viñales (Riding 60 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Cycle from San Diego de los Baños to Viñales
  • Check in at the hotel
  • (B,L,D)

Day 4 Discovering Viñales

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Walk through the valley of Viñales from the hotel
  • Return to hotel
  • (B,L,D)

Day 5 Viñales – María La Gorda (Transfer 160 km – Riding 9 km + *)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Early morning departure to María La Gorda
  • In La Bajada, make a stop and get on your bikes to enjoy
  • the last stretch to Villa María La Gorda
  • Cycle from there to María La Gorda (9 km)
  • Check in at the hotel
  • Afternoon scuba diving initiation session
  • *Walk or take your bike with you and take a swim in the
  • secluded beach of your preference
  • (B,D)

Day 6 María La Gorda – Las Terrazas (Transfer 242 km – Riding 62 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Early morning transfer to Entronque de Herradura. Then, continue
  • onwards to La Mulata passing by La Palma and Manuel Sanguily
  • At La Mulata make a stop and get on your bikes to ride
  • up to Las Terrazas community
  • Arrive in Las Terrazas
  • Excursion of Las Terrazas with lunch
  • In the afternoon transfer by bus to Havana
  • Check in at hotel in Havana
  • (B,L)

Day 7 Havana – Cienfuegos (Transfer 238 km and Riding 69 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Havana to Australia in Jaguey Grande
  • Get off the bus and get ready to cycle
  • Ride from Australia to Pío Cuá
  • Continue cycling all the way to Playa Girón museum
  • Visit the museum
  • Transfer from Playa Girón to Cienfuegos
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,D)

Day 8 Cienfuegos (Riding 40 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Cycle from the hotel to the centre of town for a small tour of
  • colonial Cienfuegos declared
  • World Heritage site by UNESCO
  • Continue cycling toward Rancho Luna beach
  • Cycle all the way back to the hotel
  • (B,D)

Day 9 Cienfuegos -Trinidad (Transfer 22 km – Riding 54 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Ariamo by bus
  • In Arimao get on your bikes and cycle toward Trinidad
  • Stop at Pity Fajardo monument and put the bikes on the
  • bus to be transferred to the hotel
  • Check in at the hotel
  • Transfer into town for a walking tour of Colonial Trinidad
  • Visit the History and the Romantic museums
  • Transfer back to the hotel
  • Time at leisure to enjoy the beach and hotel facilities
  • (B,D)

Day 10 Trinidad – Catamaran Excursion – Trinidad

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from the hotel to the marina for a Catamaran
  • Excursion with lunch on an unihabited cay
  • Transfer back to the hotel
  • (B,L,D)

Day 11 Trinidad – Santa Clara (Transfer 21 kms – Riding 71 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Early transfer from the hotel to Topes de Collantes
  • In Topes cycle from there up to Santa Clara
  • Check in at hotel
  • Transfer to the city centre to visit the Derailed
  • Armoured Train and Che Guevara’s Mausoleum
  • Transfer back to the hotel
  • (B,D)

Day 12 Santa Clara – Remedios and Caibarién (Transfer 60 km – Riding 60 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Get on your bikes and cycle to Remedios
  • Stop in town for lunch and a brief visit
  • Continue your way to Caibarién by bike
  • Stop in Caibarién for a brief visit of town
  • Get right back on the bus to be transferred to Havana
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,L)

Day 13 Havana – Hershey Train Excursion – Havana

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Walking Tour of Old Havana
  • Hershey train Excursion Transfer to Hershey Park
  • Transfer to Club Havana for lunch and to change and refresh
  • Transfer to the International Airport of Havana
  • Check in for your flight departure
  • (B,L)

Day 1 Arrival in Havana

  • Met and assisted at the airport
  • Transfer from the airport to your hotel in Havana
  • Check in at hotel
  • (D)

Day 2 Havana – Viñales (Transfer 180 km – Riding 65 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from the hotel to Los Jazminez Mirador in Viñales
  • Get the bikes ready to start cycling
  • Cycle from Los Jazminez Mirador to Santo Tomás Cave
  • See tobacco fields and curing barns
  • Cycle back to lunch place at Rancho San Vicente
  • Cycle from restaurant to the hotel
  • Check in at the hotel
  • (B,L,D)

Day 3 Viñales Experience

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Depart on foot from the hotel to walk through Viñales Valley
  • with a specialized guide
  • Lunch in a Farmer’s house
  • Transfer back to the hotel
  • Time to enjoy the hotel swimming pool and to relax
  • (B,L,D)

Day 4 Viñales – San Diego – Las Terrazas – Havana (Transfer 134 km – Riding 69 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from the hotel to San Diego de los Baños
  • Get your bikes ready to start cycling
  • Ride from San Diego de los Baños to Las Terrazas
  • Gather at Las Terrazas meeting point with the local guide
  • Visit the community
  • Have lunch in a local restaurant in the community
  • Transfer back to Havana
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,L)

Day 5 Havana – Cienfuegos (Transfer 238 km and Riding 69 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Havana to Australia in Jaguey Grande
  • Get off the bus and get ready to cycle
  • Ride from Australia to Pío Cuá
  • Continue cycling right after lunch all the way to Playa Girón museum
  • Visit the museum
  • Transfer from Playa Girón to hotel in Cienfuegos
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,D)

Day 6 Cienfuegos – Trinidad (Transfer 46 km and Riding 88 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to the Botanical Garden of Cienfuegos
  • Visit the Botanical Garden
  • Cycle from the Botanical Garden in Cienfuegos to
  • Manaca Iznaga in Trinidad
  • Transfer to the Colonial core of Trinidad
  • Walking tour of Trinidad Colonial Core
  • Transfer to hotel in Trinidad
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,D)

Trinidad – Santa Clara – Remedios – Caibarién – Santa Clara (Transfer 213 km and Riding 60 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from the hotel to Santa Clara passing by Sancti Spíritus
  • Visit Ernesto Che Guevara mausoleum
  • Get ready to cycle to Remedios
  • Visit the town
  • Cycle from Remedios to Caibarién
  • Visit the town
  • Transfer back to Santa Clara
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,D)

Day 8 Santa Clara – Sancti Spíritus – Majagua – Morón (Transfer 133 km – Riding 65 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from the hotel to Majagua, passing by Sancti Spíritus
  • There, start cycling all the way to Morón, passing by Ciego de Ávila
  • Arrive in Morón
  • Check in at hotel
  • Afternoon and evening at leisure
  • (B,D)

Day 9 Morón – Santa Lucía (Transfer 164 – Riding 61 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Morón through Bolivia and Esmeralda to San Francisco
  • Cycle from San Francisco all the way to Curugú cross roads
  • Transfer from there to Santa Lucía
  • Accommodation in Santa Lucía all inclusive beach resort
  • (B,D)

Day 10 Santa Lucía – Puerto Padre – Bayamo – Marea del Portillo (Transfer 267 km and Riding 67 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Santa Lucía to the 2nd cross roads to Puerto Padre
  • Ride from there to Puerto Padre
  • Visit the town briefly and the city’s water front promenade
  • Transfer from Puerto Padre by Las Tunas to Bayamo
  • Stop briefly in Bayamo’s Colonial Core Hymn Square
  • Continue transfer to Bartolomé Masó
  • Get ready to ride from Bartolomé Masó to La Habanita
  • Luggage to be transported straight to Marea del Portillo
  • Transfer the clients from La Habanita to Marea del Portillo
  • Check in at the hotel
  • (B,D)

Day 11 Marea del Portillo

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to the Marina
  • Transfer back to the hotel
  • Time at leisure to enjoy facilities at the resort
  • (B,L,D)

Day 12 Marea del Portillo – Sierra Mar (Transfer 32 kms and Riding 75 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from the hotel to a nice beach area after la Penita Community
  • Get your bicycles ready to ride to Papayo Town
  • Take the time to have a swim in Papayo beautiful beach area
  • Transfer from there to the hotel
  • Enjoy the afternoon at the resort
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,L,D)

Day 13 Sierra Mar – Santiago de Cuba (Riding 68 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Cycle all the way from Sierra Mar resort to Santiago de Cuba City
  • Check in at hotel
  • Afternoon and evening at leisure
  • (B,L)

Day 14 Santiago de Cuba – El Cobre – Santiago de Cuba – Havana (Transfer 45 – Riding 49 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Leave the luggage with the consierge
  • Cycle from the hotel to the centre of town
  • Visit Santiago’s Colonial Core
  • Continue cycling to Santiago’s Morro Castle
  • Visit the castle
  • Keep cycling to El Cobre Basílica
  • Visit Cuba’s Patron Saint Basílica
  • Transfer back into town
  • Visit the Carnival Museum to enjoy AfroCuban Show performance
  • Transfer back to the hotel
  • Late check out at the hotel or rooms to freshen up
  • Transfer to the airport
  • Take the Santiago – Havana Flight
  • Arrive in Havana Domestic airport
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel
  • Check in at hotel
  • Have some canapes and tapas at the hotel upon arrival
  • (B,L)

Day 15 Havana – Outbound flight

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Walking tour of Colonial Havana
  • Transfer to Club Havana for a lunch to change and refresh
  • Transfer to Havana International Airport
  • Check in for the flight departure
  • (B,L)

Cuba Absolute Tour

16 day cycling tour from West to East Cuba based on our well tried routes with new attractions and activities captivating all the highlights of this beautiful and diverse Caribbean island. Vehicle support…

Day 1 Arrival in Havana

  • Met and assisted at the airport
  • Transfer from the airport to your hotel in Havana
  • Check in at hotel
  • (D)

Day 2 Havana – Viñales (Transfer 180 km – Riding 65 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from the hotel to Los Jazminez Mirador in Viñales
  • Get the bikes ready to start cycling
  • Cycle from Los Jazminez Mirador to Santo Tomás Cave
  • See tobacco fields and curing barns
  • Cycle back to lunch place at Rancho San Vicente
  • Cycle from restaurant to the hotel
  • Check in at the hotel
  • (B,L,D)

Day 3 Viñales Experience

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Depart on foot from the hotel to walk through Viñales Valley
  • with a specialized guide
  • Lunch in a Farmer’s house
  • Transfer back to the hotel
  • Time to enjoy the hotel swimming pool and to relax
  • (B,L,D)

Day 4 Viñales – San Diego – Las Terrazas – Havana (Transfer 134 km – Riding 69 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from the hotel to San Diego de los Baños
  • Get your bikes ready to start cycling
  • Ride from San Diego de los Baños to Las Terrazas
  • Gather at Las Terrazas meeting point with the local guide
  • Visit the community
  • Have lunch in a local restaurant in the community
  • Transfer back to Havana
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,L)

Day 5 Havana – Cienfuegos (Transfer 238 km and Riding 69 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Havana to Australia in Jaguey Grande
  • Get off the bus and get ready to cycle
  • Ride from Australia to Pío Cuá
  • Continue cycling right after lunch all the way to Playa Girón museum
  • Visit the museum
  • Transfer from Playa Girón to hotel in Cienfuegos
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,D)

Day 6 Cienfuegos – Trinidad (Transfer 46 km and Riding 88 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to the Botanical Garden of Cienfuegos
  • Visit the Botanical Garden
  • Cycle from the Botanical Garden in Cienfuegos to
  • Manaca Iznaga in Trinidad
  • Transfer to the Colonial core of Trinidad
  • Walking tour of Trinidad Colonial Core
  • Transfer to hotel in Trinidad
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,D)

Trinidad – Santa Clara – Remedios – Caibarién – Santa Clara (Transfer 213 km and Riding 60 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from the hotel to Santa Clara passing by Sancti Spíritus
  • Visit Ernesto Che Guevara mausoleum
  • Get ready to cycle to Remedios
  • Visit the town
  • Cycle from Remedios to Caibarién
  • Visit the town
  • Transfer back to Santa Clara
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,D)

Day 8 Santa Clara – Sancti Spíritus – Majagua – Morón (Transfer 133 km – Riding 65 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from the hotel to Majagua, passing by Sancti Spíritus
  • There, start cycling all the way to Morón, passing by Ciego de Ávila
  • Arrive in Morón
  • Check in at hotel
  • Afternoon and evening at leisure
  • (B,D)

Day 9 Morón – Santa Lucía (Transfer 164 – Riding 61 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Morón through Bolivia and Esmeralda to San Francisco
  • Cycle from San Francisco all the way to Curugú cross roads
  • Transfer from there to Santa Lucía
  • Accommodation in Santa Lucía all inclusive beach resort
  • (B,D)

Day 10 Santa Lucía – Puerto Padre – Bayamo – Marea del Portillo (Transfer 267 km and Riding 67 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Santa Lucía to the 2nd cross roads to Puerto Padre
  • Ride from there to Puerto Padre
  • Visit the town briefly and the city’s water front promenade
  • Transfer from Puerto Padre by Las Tunas to Bayamo
  • Stop briefly in Bayamo’s Colonial Core Hymn Square
  • Continue transfer to Bartolomé Masó
  • Get ready to ride from Bartolomé Masó to La Habanita
  • Luggage to be transported straight to Marea del Portillo
  • Transfer the clients from La Habanita to Marea del Portillo
  • Check in at the hotel
  • (B,D)

Day 11 Marea del Portillo

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to the Marina
  • Transfer back to the hotel
  • Time at leisure to enjoy facilities at the resort
  • (B,L,D)

Day 12 Marea del Portillo – Sierra Mar (Transfer 32 kms and Riding 75 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from the hotel to a nice beach area after la Penita Community
  • Get your bicycles ready to ride to Papayo Town
  • Take the time to have a swim in Papayo beautiful beach area
  • Transfer from there to the hotel
  • Enjoy the afternoon at the resort
  • Check in at hotel
  • (B,L,D)

Day 13 Sierra Mar – Santiago de Cuba (Riding 68 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Cycle all the way from Sierra Mar resort to Santiago de Cuba City
  • Check in at hotel
  • Afternoon and evening at leisure
  • (B,L)

Day 14 Santiago de Cuba – El Cobre – Santiago de Cuba – Havana (Transfer 45 – Riding 49 km)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Leave the luggage with the consierge
  • Cycle from the hotel to the centre of town
  • Visit Santiago’s Colonial Core
  • Continue cycling to Santiago’s Morro Castle
  • Visit the castle
  • Keep cycling to El Cobre Basílica
  • Visit Cuba’s Patron Saint Basílica
  • Transfer back into town
  • Visit the Carnival Museum to enjoy AfroCuban Show performance
  • Transfer back to the hotel
  • Late check out at the hotel or rooms to freshen up
  • Transfer to the airport
  • Take the Santiago – Havana Flight
  • Arrive in Havana Domestic airport
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel
  • Check in at hotel
  • Have some canapes and tapas at the hotel upon arrival
  • (B,L)

Day 15 Havana – Outbound flight

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Walking tour of Colonial Havana
  • Transfer to Club Havana for a lunch to change and refresh
  • Transfer to Havana International Airport
  • Check in for the flight departure
  • (B,L)

Group Bike Tours

playas de trinidad cuba

These 7, 7 (New), 8, 14 (New) 14 & (New) 14day group bike tours are ideal for cyclists to join others from around the world on these special set piece tours. Choice of touring West, Central or East Cuba.

7 – Day East Cuba Bike tour

Cycling in Cuba! On this tour you will discover the beautiful Eastern Cuba. The day´s rides are about 20 to 55 km and will take you along the fascinating coast line.

Cycling holidays in Cuba provide a fun and active holiday. Discover Eastern Cuba on two wheels and get under the skin of the unique Cuban culture. Your holiday and your appreciation of the environment and people of Cuba is heightened by your cycling experience. On our cycling tours of Cuba you can either bring your own bike with you or you can use one of our modern trekking bikes. The accompanying mini-van will transport your luggage.

You can also get on the bus yourself in case you need a break from cycling. Come along and discover the stunning diversity that Cuban cycling routes provide. “Eastern Cuba by Bike” is a cycling holiday which will show you the most beautiful places on the island in a fun, fresh and energetic way.

Day 1: Holguín

You have arrive in wonderful Cuba! Your plane will land at the Holguin airport. You can arrange your transfer to the elegant Hotel Villa El Bosque in Holguin with us, or you can arrange you own transportation.
You will stay overnight and have dinner at the Villa El Bosque Hotel
(incl. dinner)

Day 2: Holguin – Santiago de Cuba

After breakfast you will head to beautiful Bayamo. You will enjoy a guided walking tour through Bayamo. Afterwards we will head to Santiago de Cuba, the secret capital of Cuba. Your first cycling route will take you to pilgrimage church of El Cobre. Once you have arrived in Santiago de Cuba you will go on a discovery tour through one of Cuba’s most passionate cities. There are strong African cultural influences in this part of the country. The rest of the afternoon is free. Tonight you will stay at the bright and spacious Hotel Versalles.
Accommodation will be in the Hotel Versalles.
(incl. breakfast, lunch)

Day 3: Playa Verraco

You will start the day by biking to the beach of Varraco. After a relaxing break in the sand, the bus will take you back to Santiago where you can spend the rest of the day exploring as you see fit. Spend another night at the charming Hotel Versalles.
You will spend the night in the Hotel Versalles.
(incl. breakfast, lunch)

Day 4: Santiago de Cuba – Baracoa

Today you continue your way eastward. The bus will take you to your starting point from which you will begin your cycling route through the picturesque town. Continue your bike tour to Baracoa after a break and a bus transfer through the majestic mountains. Tonight your accommodation will be at the comfortable Hotel Porto Santo.
Accommodation will be in the Hotel Porto Santo.
(incl. breakfast, lunch/picnic)

Day 5: Playa Maguana

After breakfast you will you cycle to the beautiful beach of Playa Maguana. After a relaxing afternoon of swimming and enjoying the Cuban scenery, the bus will take you back to Baracoa. You will spend a second night that lovely Hotel Porto Santo.
Accommodation will be in the Hotel Porto Santo.
(incl. breakfast, lunch)

Day 6: Boca de Yumuri

Today you will go a thrilling bike ride to the Boca de Yumuri estuary. This gorgeous natural area is the mouth of a river and home to many spectacular plants and animals. You will also get to sample a bit of the rural Cuban experience during your visit to the fishing village of Boca de Yumuri. Here you will have the chance to enjoy an optional boat tour. After you have had a restorative swim we will drive you back to Baracoa. This is your last night in the very pleasant Hotel Porto Santo.
Overnight stay will be at the Hotel Porto Santo.
(incl. breakfast, lunch)

Day 7: Baracoa – Holguin

Today we can arrange transportation for you back to Holguin airport if you would like. Alternatively, you could choose to continue your trip and we can transport you to your next hotel in Guardalavaca for an extra few days on the beautiful island. Thank you for letting us show you a bit of the beautiful country of Cuba! See you again soon!

Features

Services included

  • Accommodation as described
  • Meals as described
  • Excursions as described
  • Rental bike
  • All mentioned transfers in an air-conditioned minibus
  • Bicycle Transportation
  • Luggage Transportation
  • Professional English and German speaking guide

Not included

  • Flight from/to (quote upon request)
  • Tourist Card (visa).
  • Additional drinks and meals.
  • Tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Departure tax
  • Travel insurance
  • Extended stay in Guardalavaca
  • Bicycle helmets and gloves (more under FAQ)
  • Transfer to the airport should you extend your stay
  • Festive Dinner on 24 and 31 December.

7 – Day East Cuba Bike tour (new)

Cycling in Cuba! On this tour you will discover the beautiful Western Cuba. The day´s rides are about 20 to 55 km and will take you along the fascinating coast line.

Cycling holidays in Cuba provide a fun and active holiday. Discover Western Cuba on two wheels and get under the skin of the unique Cuban culture. Your holiday and your appreciation of the environment and people of Cuba is heightened by your cycling experience. On our cycling tours of Cuba you can either bring your own bike with you or you can use one of our modern trekking bikes. The accompanying mini-van will transport your luggage. You can also get on the bus yourself in case you need a break from cycling. Come along and discover the stunning diversity that Cuban cycling routes provide. “Eastern Cuba by Bike” is a cycling holiday which will show you the most beautiful places on the island in a fun, fresh and energetic way.

Day 1: Havana

Welcome to Cuba! We can collect you from Havana airport on your arrival and take you to your hotel (Optional transfer).
(incl. dinner)

Day 2: Havana – Pinar del Río

After breakfast, you will meet your guide and will be driven to Pinar del Río, in the tobacco region in western Cuba. You will visit a tobacco factory and explore the place on a city tour. Then it’s on to Viñales Valley. After lunch you will get ready to start your bikes for the tour to Viñales Valley. In this region, the legendary Cuban tobacco grows between steep, towering limestone outcroppings – here the climate and soil are ideal for growing tobacco. In the Viñales Valley you will find unique outcrops – the so-called Mogotes – and numerous cave formations. Including the Cueva del Indio, a 90-meter high underground cave. Lunch at local restaurant and dinner at the hotel.
(incl. breakfast, lunch, Dinner)

Day 3: Cayo Jutías

Today you will go by bike westward to the Cayo Jutías headland. Through the Sierra de Oreganos that winds past Havana northwest through the western part of the country, to reach the picturesque beach of Cayo Jutías via a causeway. Here you can swim or take a boat tour. Lunch will be served on the Cayo Jutías, later drive back either by bus or by bike. Dinner at the hotel.
(incl. breakfast, lunch, Dinner)

Day 4: Viñales – Valle Ancón

You will ride along the Jagua Vieja Road to La Palma in Ancon Valley. Along the way you will pass a forester’s house, where Fidel Castro held asecret meeting at the beginning of the Revolution (visit optional). For lunch you will have a picnic in the middle of the beautiful scenery of Ancon Valley. Dinner at the hotel.
(incl. breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 5: Viñales – Las Terrazas

Today you set off after breakfast to Las Terrazas. This municipality is located in the Sierra Rosario. The 25,000-acre piece of land has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The inhabitants of the small municipality live off the timber industry and from ecotourism. Along the way you will eat in a farm house.
(incl. breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 6: Las Terrazas – Havana

After breakfast, you will take your bus back to Havana. After you have rested a bit at the hotel, you will eat lunch in a restaurant in the old town. The afternoon is free to spend as you wish.
(incl. breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 7: Havana

Today we say goodbye. In the morning you can explore the beautiful old town of Havana again. In the afternoon we can take you to Havana Airport for your flight home (Optional Transfer) or if you prefer to extend your stay in Cuba we can alternatively book an extension for you (Optional).

Services included

  • Accommodation as described
  • Meals as described
  • Excursions as described
  • Rental bike
  • All mentioned transfers in an air-conditioned minibus
  • Bicycle Transportation
  • Luggage Transportation
  • Professional English and German speaking guide

Not included

  • Flight from/to (quote upon request)
  • Tourist Card (visa).
  • Additional drinks and meals.
  • Tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Departure tax
  • Travel insurance
  • Extended stay in Guardalavaca
  • Bicycle helmets and gloves (more under FAQ)
  • Transfer to the airport should you extend your stay
  • Festive Dinner on 24. and 31 December

8 – Day West Cuba Bike tour

This 8-day Cuba holiday is one of our most popular Cuba cycling tours. Your itinerary will take you to the marvellous Western Cuba. This tour is something absolutely special not just for sportsmen.

Cycling holidays in Cuba are unique experiences not just for those who enjoy an active holiday but also for those who want to explore the Caribbean landscape in full. Cycling tours of Cuba allow you to switch between relaxation, culture and history to activity, and back again. There is also no pressure on any of our bike tours for participants to cycle all the time; there will be an accompanying mini-van travelling beside the cycling group at all times for those who need a break. With beach days, cultural city explorations and more between bike rides, the perfect mix between action and relaxation is provided. Get into gear and explore this stunning Caribbean island in more ways than one on Cuba Select Travel’s cycling holidays in Cuba!

Day 1: Arrival – Havana

Welcome to Cuba! You will arrive at the international airport in Havana where we can arrange to have a car waiting for you, or you can choose to arrange for your own transportation to the elegant Hotel Habana Libre.

Day 2: Havana – Pinar del Río

After breakfast you will meet your tour guide and you will journey to Pinar del Rio, the major tobacco-growing region of Western Cuba. Here you will get to visit a tobacco factory and discover the town on a guided walking tour. Afterwards, we will stop for lunch and continue to the verdant Vinales-Valley. You will then get your bikes ready for a cycling tour through this beautiful Valley. Here you will see rolling fields of cultivated tobacco, large Mogote rock formations and many beautiful birds.

There are many wonderful things to see in this region, including the Cueva del Indio, a 90 meter high underground cave. Tonight you will stay at a casa particular, where you will also have dinner. (incl. breakfast, lunch) Casa Particular (Homestay)

Day 3: Cayo Jutías

Today you will cycle to Cayo Jutias, a secluded sandy beach. Your ride takes you through the Sierra de Oreganos, a meandering mountain range to the northwest of Havana. Cayo Jutías is a small island attached to mainland Cuba by a man-made causeway – cycling over this causeway is truly spectacular! Cayo Jutias is the perfect place to go for a swim or take and optional boat tour. We will have a picnic lunch on the beach and later in the afternoon you can choose to bike or take the bus back to the hotel. Tonight you will have dinner and sleep at a casa particular.
(incl. lunch)

Day 4: Viñales – Valle Ancón

After breakfast you will begin cycling along the Jagua Vieja Road to La Palma in the Ancón Valley. On the way, you will stop for a fun and educational tour of the woodland cabin where Fidel Castro held secret meetings at the beginning of the revolution. Enjoy lunch in the beautiful, natural, green landscape of the Ancon-Valley. You will then travel by bus to the gorgeous Hotel Aguas Claras. Nestled in a truly spectacular natural space, the Hotel Aguas Claras is the perfect starting point for nature walks. We will have dinner at the hotel.
(incl. picnic, dinner)

Day 5: Valle Ancón – Soroa

This morning we will head to the remarkable cave formation of Cueva de los Portales. Visit the grotto which Che Guevara used as his headquarters during the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962. After exploring this unique site we will continue cycling the Carretera Central towards tranquil Soroa. The route takes you through charming, rural West Cuban towns. We highly recommend that you stop and visit the famous Orchid garden in Soroa (optional) where you can see over 700 varieties of this delicate flower. You will have dinner and spend the night at a casa particular.
(incl. breakfast)

Day 6: Soroa – Las Terrazas

After breakfast you will journey to the Las Terrazas nature reserve. There is a small community who lives here, in the Sierra Rosario mountains. The 25 000 ha rainforest surrounding the community is now a UNESCO world heritage site. The inhabitants of the community make their living in forestry and ecotourism. As part of your pastoral experience you will stop and enjoy lunch at a local farmhouse. Spend the night at the magnificent Hotel Moka. This hotel is built in harmony with the landscape and has remarkable tropical trees inside (so they would not have to be cut down).
(incl. breakfast, lunch)

Day 7: Las Terrazas – Havana

Today the bus will take you back to Havana. After you have checked into your hotel, taken a little break and eaten lunch, you will visit the Old Town of Havana – La Habana Vieja. Your tour ends at the Havana Club Rum Museum, a great place to pick up some souvenirs or drink a cocktail!
(incl. breakfast/ lunch) Hotel : Habana Libre

Day 8: Havana Departure

Alas, it’s time to bid farewell to vibrant Cuba. Spend the morning at your leisure. Take last stroll through Havana’s colourful streets and explore the hidden treasures of the Old town of Havana before the bus takes you back to the international airport or your next hotel in Havana. Transfers are optional. Hope to see you again soon! (incl. breakfast)

Services included

  • Accommodation as described
  • Meals as described
  • Excursions as described
  • Bicycle rental
  • All mentioned transfers in an air-conditioned minibus
  • Bicycle Transportation
  • Luggage Transportation

Not included

  • International flight to/from Cuba
  • Entry card (Tourist visa)
  • Additional drinks and meals.
  • Gratuities
  • Optional excursions
  • Departure tax
  • Travel insurance
  • Bicycle helmets and gloves (more under FAQ)
  • Transfer from/to the airport

14-Day East Cuba Bike tour

Get up close and personal with the natural beauty of Cuba on this 14 day bike trip in the west of the island!

Cuba Cycling Tours give you a unique opportunity to get active and enjoy a marvellous landscape at the same time. You don’t need to be a professional sportsman to take part in one of our cycling tours, as our tours can be customised to any level. Cycle West will take you to the most beautiful places in the largest Caribbean Island. 

Day 1: Holguin

Welcome to Cuba! Your plane will land at the Holguin airport. You can book your transfer to the beautiful Villa El Bosque with us or choose to arrange your transportation separately. (Dinner)

Day 2: Holguin – Manzanillo

Today you will jump right into your biking tour! After breakfast you will cycle the 70km route to Manzanillo, a small coastal town known for exporting sugarcane, shrimp, and lobster. Enjoy a lovely view of the sea from your accommodation at the Hotel Guacanayabo where you will also have dinner.
(breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 3: Manzanillo – Niquero

You will continue your bike tour today. Today’s destination is the lovely town of Niquero, located about 85km away. Most of the route will take you along Cuba’s coast. Your hotel is the perfect spot for nature lovers, situated in inviting landscape that encourages visitors to explore the surrounding hiking trails and caves. You will have dinner and spend the night at stately Hotel Niquero.
(breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 4: Niquero – Santiago de Cuba

Today’s cycling route will take you from Niquero to Palma Soriano and ends in Santiago de Cuba. Santiago de Cuba is known as Cuba’s secret capital and has the strongest African influences of any city in the country. This passionate municipality is a must-see destination in Cuba! Spend the evening as you please. We recommend visiting the Casa de la Trova to enjoy some Cuban live music. Tonight you will stay at the elegant Hotel Villa Gaviota oder Hotel Versalles (depending on season and availability).
(breakfast, Lunch/picnic)

Day 5: El Cobre

After breakfast the bus will take you to your starting point for today’s bike ride. Today’s ride is only 25 km and will take you to the El Cobre Basilica. The El Cobre is a pilgrimage church which was built in the 17th century for the blessed virgin, patroness of the slaves who worked in the mines. El Cobre is especially known for its impressive location and culturally significant history. After exploring the church we will drive you back to Santiago de Cuba for lunch in a local restaurant. You will spend the afternoon in Santiago’s centre where you will visit many sites including the Museum of the 26th of July. Enjoy another relaxing night at the Hotel Villa Gaviota or Hotel Versalles.
(breakfast, Lunch)

Day 6: Chivirico

Today’s 70km cycling journey to the charming city of Chivirico begins after breakfast. We will have lunch in the city and then you will have the afternoon to explore on your own. After you have spent some time discovering the city the bus will take you back to Santiago de Cuba.
(breakfast, Lunch/picnic)

Day 7: Santiago de Cuba ‐ Playa Verraco – Bucanero

You will start your day with a 35km long journey to the beach of Verraco. This inviting beach is the perfect place to relax and recharge. After your beach-day a bus will take you back to the comfortable Hotel Carisol Los Corales where you will also have dinner.
(breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 8: Baconao

After breakfast we will cycle to the beautiful Baconao National Park. The route is ca 30km long. Here you will visit the Valle de la Prehistoria – Cuba’s Jurassic Park. Have lunch in this curious sculpture park. Tonight you will once again stay at the Hotel Carisol Los Corales.
(breakfast, Lunch/picnic, Dinner)

Day 9: Bucanero – Baracoa

Today you will continue eastward. First you will take the bus to your starting point before you start biking along the picturesque coastline. Travel through the scenic Sierra de Guantánamo mountains. When you arrive in Baracoa you will be given a guided walking tour. This is the oldest colonial city in Latin America so you can expect to see some beautiful architecture and learn some very exciting history! Spend the night at the extensive Hotel Porto Santo.
(breakfast, Lunch/picnic)

Day 10: Boca de Yumuri

Today’s slightly hilly route will take you past many unique varieties of flora and fauna, to Boca de Yumuri, a beautiful, natural, estuary (river mouth). You will visit a town of the same name and will have the opportunity to take a boat tour if you would like to. After you have refreshed yourself with a swim, the bus will bring you back to Baracoa where you will spend another night at the luxurious Hotel Porto Santo.
(breakfast, lunch)

Day 11: Playa Maguana

After breakfast you will cycle to the picturesque beach of Playa Maguana. After a relaxing break and a refreshing swim, the bus will take you back to beautiful Baracoa for your third and final night at the exceptional Hotel Porto Santo.
(breakfast, lunch)

Day 12: Baracoa – Guardalavaca

Today’s route will bring you to the Alexander-from-Humboldt-National Park. In this natural heritage park, you will have the chance to refresh yourself in the cold waters of a crystal clear waterfall. Admire the unique flora and fauna of the nature reserve before heading to gorgeous Guardalavaca. Tonight you will stay at the spectacular Club Amigo Atlantico Guardalavaca.
(breakfast, Dinner)

Day 13: Guardalavaca

There are no activities planned for today so you can do as you wish! Explore the town, shop for souvenirs, relax on the beach, or book an optional excursion!
(AI)

Day 14: Guardalavaca – Holguin

Sadly, it’s time to say goodbye to colorful Cuba! We can transport you to Holguin airport or you can book your transportation separately. See you next time!

Services included

  • Accommodation as described
  • Meals as described
  • Excursions as described
  • Bicycle rental
  •  All mentioned transfers in an air-conditioned minibus
  • Bicycle Transportation
  • Luggage Transportation
  • Professional English speaking guide

Services Not Included

  • International flight to/from Cuba
  • Entry card (Tourist visa): available from us for 25 €
  • Tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Departure tax
  • Travel insurance
  • Helmets and bike-gloves
  • Transfer IN/OUT
  • Optional Services
  • Festive Dinner on 24 and 31 December

14-Day East Central Cuba Bike tour

On this 14-day tour you will be exploring the beautiful East of the country. You will marvel at fantastic landscapes of the island and plunge into a new culture.
On our cycling holidays in Cuba you will be exploring natural landscapes, city life and sea side resorts in an active and energetic way. Daily bike rides of different lengths cover itineraries of 20 to 70 km across all kinds of routes and terrains from mountains and hills, to flatter land, coastal roads and off-road tracks. There are complex circuits for pros to scenic roads for amateurs. The guides will adapt to your individual fitness level and skill. There is a guaranteed go-ahead on all of our bike tours in Cuba regardless of the number of bookings (even if only one participant books, we will still go ahead!)

Day 1: Holguin

Welcome to beautiful Cuba! You will arrive at the airport in Holguin where we can have a car waiting for you, or you can choose to arrange your own transportation! Tonight you will stay in the elegant Villa El Bosque.

Day 2: Holguin – Baracoa

After breakfast you will drive to beautiful Baracoa. Afterwards you will start the first leg of your bike tour. This slightly hilly journey will bring you to the river mouth where you can admire the unique landscape of Boca de Yumuri. You will visit the coastal village of the same name and you will have the opportunity to take a boat tour of this wonderful area (optional). After a refreshing swim you will be transfered back to Baracoa. Look forward to a lovely night at the Hotel Porto Santo.
(Breakfast, picnic lunch )

Day 3: Baracoa

After breakfast you will start on a picturesque bike tour to the idyllic white beach of Playa Maguana. After a swimming break we will drive you back to lovely Baracoa. Spend another evening in comfort at the Hotel Porto Santo.
(incl. breakfast, lunch/picnic, dinner)

Day 4: Baracoa – Bucanero

Today you will bike westward. The bus will then drive you through the majestic Sierra de Guantanamo mountains before you hop back on your bike for the last leg of your journey. During the final part of the day you will cycle along the spectacular coast, and admire the pink and amber azure of the setting sun. Tonight you will stay at the charming Carisol Los Corales.
(incl. breakfast, lunch/picnic)

Day 5: Bucanero – Santiago de Cuba

Today you will head to sunny Santiago de Cuba – one of Cuba’s liveliest cities, with a strong Afro-Caribbean influence. Many of Cuba fans describe this city as the ‘secret capital’ of Cuba. Here you will participate in a guided walking tour. You will have the evening to spend at your leisure. This is the perfect opportunity to go on an optional excursion – perhaps enjoy live Cuban music at the Casa de la Trova.
Accommodation at Hotel Versalles.
(incl. breakfast, dinner)

Day 6: Santiago de Cuba – Manzanillo

Today you will cycle to marvelous Manzanillo, a small coastal town known for exporting sugarcane export, shrimp, and lobster. Spend the day exploring on your own or relaxing at the gorgeous Hotel Guacanayabo. From your hotel you will be able to enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding city.
Accommodation at Hotel Hotel Guacanayabo.
(incl. breakfast, lunch/picnic, diner)

Day 7: Manzanillo – Camagüey

This morning you will leave Manzanillo and drive to sunny Camagüey, one of Cuba’s most impressive colonial towns. Camaguey’s old town is the second largest old town in all of Cuba. You will notice big clay jugs around the city, primarily in gates and entrances – these are called Tinajones and are an iconic part of the city. The Tinajones are used for catching and storing rainwater during times of water shortage. The historic centre of Camagüey was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2008. Tonight you will stay in the stylish Hotel Gran.
Accommodation Gran Hotel.
(incl. breakfast, lunch/picnic, dinner)

Day 8: Camagüey – Trinidad

Today we will take you to the stunning colonial city of Trinidad. Here you will enjoy a guided walking tour through the car-free city centre. There is plenty to discover in this beautiful city. The Palacio Brunet is one of the loveliest attractions in the city. This estate was formerly the home of a wealthy sugar-baron and now it houses the Museo Romantico nowadays. You can spend the evening exploring as you wish. Tonight you will stay at a casa particular.
Accommodation Casas particulares.
(incl. breakfast, dinner)

Day 9: Trinidad

Today you will go on a bike tour through the Valle de los Ingenios – a stunning, verdant valley. You will bike through sugarcane plantations and stop to climb the watchtower of Torre Iznaga, which was formerly used to oversee slaves in the fields. If you are interested it is possible to climb the stairs of this 50m high tower. There is a spectacular view of the lush landscape from the top (optional). Spend another night in a pleasant casa particular.
Overnight at the casa particular
(incl. lunch/picnic)

Day 10: Trinidad – Cienfuegos

The next destination is the “Pearl of the South”, the beautiful, lively city of Cienfuegos. Here you can visit the particularly impressive Palacio de Valle which has striking gothic, venezian and neo-classical architectural influences. This palace is considered among the jewels of Cienfuegos. Tonight your accommodation will be the comfortable Hotel Jagua.
Overnight stay will be at Hotel Jagua.
(incl. Dinner)

Day 11: Cienfuegos – Santa Clara

After a tasty breakfast, you will drive to Santa Clara. Here you can admire several monuments including the magnificent mausoleum of Che Guevara. You may also choose to visit the adjoining museum and the Tren Blindado monument (optional). Spend a relaxing evening and a restful night at another lovely casa particular.
(incl. breakfast)

Day 12: Santa Clara – Havana

Today you will travel to your final destination – bright and spirited Havana! Cuba’s capital city is the cultural centre of the island and fascinates visitors with its numerous Museums, Palaces and colonial style public sqaures. Tonight you will stay at the stylish Hotel Habana Libre.

Day 13: Havana

This morning we will take you on a guided city tour. Look forward to exploring the historic city centre – Habana Vieja. The beautiful old town was was declared a UNESCO world heritage in 1982. The atmosphere of bygone days is still present in Havana’s beautiful streets characterised by colorful and iconic old world mansions. Spend the afternoon as you please and then enjoy a farewell dinner at one of Havana’s local restaurants. Your last night in vibrant Cuba will be spent at the Hotel Habana Libre.

Day 14: Havana

Today your beautiful journey through Cuba will end. Its time to say goodbye to this great island but we hope we will be able to welcome you back soon! You can use choose to book our optional transfer to the airport or we can help you book a few additional nights in Cuba’s vibrant capital or any of its beautiful beach destinations (optional). Hasta Luego!

Services included

  • Overnight as described
  • Meals as described
  • Excursions as described
  • Rental bike
  • Bike transportation
  • Luggage transportation
  • Professional German/ English tour guide

Not included

  • International flight in/ out (Price on request)
  • Entrance Card/ Tourist Card (Visa): 25 Euro, available through us
  • Tips
  • Facultative Excursions
  • Departure Tax
  • Travel insurance
  • Bicycle helmets and gloves (more under FAQ)
  • Transfer to the airport if you extend your stay
  •  Transfer in & out
  • Optional services
  • Festive Dinner on the 24 and 31 December

14-Day West Cuba Bike tour

This 14-day cycling group tour starts off in the charming city of Havana. You will get to admire the unique landscape on the way to Viñales and explore Puerto Esperanza, an authentic Cuban town situated by the sea. The tour also enables you to visit Cienfuegos, with its interesting architecture, and also Trinidad. Later, you will visit Santa Clara, following a cycle route through beautiful mountainous landscape, and the stunning beach at Varadero. This memorable tour is completed with a visit to the important city of Matanzas, before returning to Havana.

Day 1: Havana

Welcome to Cuba! Your plane will land at the Jose Marti International airport in Havana. You can book your transfer from the airport to the comfortable Hotel Habana with us or you can arrange for your own transportation separately.

Day 2: Havana

After an enjoyable breakfast, you will be taken on a guided walking tour of Old Havana. After you have had a chance to explore and admire the city we will stop for lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you can move to the rhythms of Cuba at Casa de Tango, Havana’s ‘House of Tango’!
(breakfast, lunch)

Day 3: Havana – Viñales

This morning you will go to the spectacular city of Vinales by bus. You will stop and enjoy a quick rest before we start and exciting bicycle tour of the city. At the end of the tour you will have lunch at a typical Cuban restaurant before checking into your hotel. This casa particular is nestled in the verdant Vinales Valley, surrounded by fragrant plantations and the unique Mogote rock formations!
(breakfast, lunch,)

Day 4: Cayo Jutías

Today you will ride your bike to Cayo Jutias through the Vinales Valley. The day’s cycling route takes you through Cuba’s world-famous tobacco plantations. You will stop for lunch in the peaceful coastal town of Cayo Jutias. After time spent exploring or relaxing on the sandy beaches you will return to the city of Vinales for another relaxing evening at the same accommodation.
( lunch,)

Day 5: Viñales

This morning you will go on another enjoyable bikeride through the vibrant Vinales Valley. On the way, we will stop for a hearty lunch! This region has a thrilling history and is still Cuba’s principle tobacco growing region, where the infamous Cuban cigars have their beginnings. This will be your final night in Vinales.
( lunch,)

Day 6: Viñales – Cienfuegos

After breakfast you must say goodbye to verdant Vinales. After a restorative breakfast you will cycle south, towards Cienfuegos. On the way, you will stop in the quaint rural town of Guama where you will start a boat tour of the Laguna del Tesoro, “Treasure Lake”. Here you can explore a reconstructed Taino village and a crocodile farm. In the afternoon, discover the revolutionary city of Cienfuegos by bike. The ornate, neoclassical architecture in this town is mesmerizing. Spend the night beachside, at the Hotel Jagua.
(breakfast)

Day 7: Cienfuegos – Trinidad

This morning you will leave sunny Cienfuegos and head for the spirited city of Trinidad. Your cycling route will take you through the magnificent Sierra del Escambray mountains, the second largest mountain range in the country. After your ride through the scenic Cuban landscape you can spend the evening at your leisure. Tonight you will stay at a casa particular.
(breakfast, dinner)

Day 8: Trinidad

In the morning you will be taken on a guided city tour of lively Trinidad. Spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach. You will once again stay at a casa particular.

Day 9: Trinidad

We want you to have a chance to explore on your own so there are no activities planned for today. We highly recommend an excursion to the “Valle de los Ingenios”, a 50 meter tall tower which was used to oversee slaves in the fields during the colonial period. Now it is the perfect spot from which to view the scenic sugarcane plantations. Tonight you will stay at a casa particular.

Day 10: Trinidad – Santa Clara

Today you will go on a scenic drive, through a picturesque mountain area, to the charming city of Santa Clara. We will stop at the Topes de Collantes National Park for a rest. Continue through the breathtaking surroundings to your final destination. Spend the night at a casa particular.

Day 11: Santa Clara – Varadero

Today you are going to vibrant Varadero! This exciting city is located on the Peninsula of Hicacos, where you will find Cuba’s longest beach and an impressive coral reef, an el dorado for divers and tourists. Tonight you will stay at the opulent all-inclusive Memories Varadero Resort! (All-inclusive)

Day 12: Varadero

Today you will have free time to relax and take a break from biking. Spend a relaxing day at the beach or take a stroll through Varadero’s streets to discover the city’s variety, and to do a little bit of souvenir shopping. Spend a second night at the all-inclusive Memories Varadero Resort! (All-inclusive)

Day 13: Varadero – Havana

Visit the magnificent city of Matanzas! This city is located on the Bay of Matanzas and is known for its great poets, culture, and Afro-Cuban folklore. After a rest here you will continue to cycle along the river Yumurí and back to exuberant Havana. Tonight you will stay the modern Hotel Habana Libre. (breakfast, dinner)

Day 14: Havana

Use the morning to do some last minute exploration of Havana and pick up souvenirs if you haven’t gotten around to it yet. We are sad to see you go but hope that you will come back to Cuba soon! We can drive you to the airport or you can arrange a transfer on your own.

Services included:

  • Accommodation as described
  • Meals as described
  • Excursions as described
  • Bicycle rental
  • All mentioned transfers in an air-conditioned minibus
  • Bicycle Transportation
  • Luggage Transportation
  • Professional English speaking guide

Services not included:

  • International flight to/from Cuba
  • Entry card (Tourist visa): available from us for 25 €
  • Tips
  • Optional Excursions
  • Departure Tax
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bicycle Helmets and Gloves
  • Transfer IN/OUT & extensions of tour
  • Optional Services
  • Festive Dinner on 24 and 31 December

Difficulty Levels

cycling cuba

Our Active Holidays are graded into different levels

1.    Very easy: the tour is suitable for everyone and does not require any sports preparation.
2.    Easy: you need a basic sports condition for this tour. The route might be relatively long, but it isn´t difficult.
3.    Medium: easy and difficult routes are included in this tour, good preparation is necessary
4.    Medium to hard: difficult routes, very good preparation is needed

The cycling tour is classified as Difficulty Level 2.  The easy cycling tours are made on flat terrain on tarred roads where traffic is limited and they only rarely include distances longer than 55 kilometers. Some itineraries are slightly mountainous.

Accommodation

Our standard hotels have 2 to 4 stars according to local hotel ranking. Most of the hotels are situated centrally, but this can vary depending on the area you stay in. All rooms have toilets and bathrooms. The rooms are as a rule double room. There is a single traveller supplement for a double room. Alternatively you can stay in a room with a fellow travller of the same gender. Breakfast is usually included although this varies. Therefore we suggest you thoroughly read the “Services included” and “Services not included” sections above. 

Important Information

Should your hotel be fully booked we reserve the right to accommodate you in another hotel of the same standard.

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