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About

You’ve probably heard a lot about gay life in Cuba. And here is an ideal opportunity to discover what is real, what is fantasy and what life is truly like for LGBT’s in this island nation that was once one of Americans’ most favored vacation destinations.

PrideWorld is proud to offer LGBT travelers the privileged opportunity to journey to these once forbidden shores on a fascinating People-to-People program in both Havana and colonial Santa Clara. You’ll discover the charms of this island nation and meet its people in a series of unprecedented visits.

This encounter with Cuba will bring you in-depth encounters with its past, present and future. From the social challenges gays face in Cuba, to meeting artists, dancers and musicians, to the magical spell of tropical nights and the grandeur and intoxicating pulse of Old Havana…this trip has it all. Meeting gay Cubans, understanding their challenges and achievements, learning what makes them tick and sharing your own experiences, is what CUBAN PRIDE! is all about. As you travel through this gorgeous country, you’ll make friends and discover the secrets of a proud, sensual and colorful land..

Vamonos! Welcome to Isramworld’s LGTB Cuba!

Highlights

HIGHLIGHTS:

In the last half century, while off-limits to American vacationers, Cuba has become a favorite destination for Canadians and Europeans, developing world-class hotels and a tourism infrastructure that meet the needs of international visitors.

Experience Includes:

  • 7Nights Hotel accommodations
  • All ground transportation and airport transfers via deluxe Air Conditioned Motorcoach
  • Full people to people Cultural Exchange Programs
  • Professional Bilingual Cuban Guide
  • LATOUR Tour Manager
  • Cuban Visa
  • Cuban Health Insurance
  • Tips at restaurants and Organizations
  • Porterage at the Hotels (1 piece of luggage per person
  • Hotel Service Charges and Taxes
  • All meals as outlined in the Itinerary
  • Tour includes 20 meals: breakfast daily, as well as 7 lunches and 6 dinners with a cocktail and wine.

 

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US Department of the treasury license # CT-2014-308799-1
Issued to ISRAMWORLD d/b/a LATOUR d/b/a PRIDEWORLD

 

Itinerary

ITINERARY:

DAY 1 - SATURDAY: HAVANA
Bienvenidos! Upon arrival, transfer to our elegant hotel in the oceanfront Vedado district, considered the Beverly Hills of Havana. We will have a brief meeting and coffee break. Welcome to Cuba dinner at a privately owned restaurant. Enjoy Saturday night in Havana! D

DAY 2 - SUNDAY: HAVANA
After breakfast, discover Havana, Cuba’s distinctive capital that has captivated travelers for decades. See El Morro Castle, the landmarks of central Havana and stroll the Malecon promenade. Next, a fascinating guided walk through Old Havana to admire the ongoing restoration transforming this UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the Old City plazas, gleaming colonial places, magnificent Capitolio, Plaza Vieja and some of Havana’s finest vitrales (stained-glass windows). After cocktails and lunch at a privately owned restaurant, travel from central Havana to the Muraleando Art Project where Cuban and international artists have used almost every available wall as canvas for hundreds of beautiful painted murals. In 2003, under the direction of Manuel Diaz Baldrich, it developed into an art collective, providing workshops in all forms of art including ceramics, theater, dancing and music. This afternoon, meet with members of the Havana Compas Dance Company which combines the essence of Spanish dance with Afro-Cuban rhythms through the use of drumsticks, castanets, heels, claves, chequeres and percussion chairs.  Compare notes on the performing arts in Cuba and the U.S.  Cocktails and dinner at a privately owned restaurant. BLD

DAY 3 - MONDAY: HAVANA
After breakfast, meet with the staff and leadership of CENESEX, the National Center for Sex Education and Research, the organization that spearheaded the struggle for LGBT rights in Cuba. Lunch and dinner at a privately owned restaurant. BLD

DAY 4 - TUESDAY: HAVANA
After breakfast, travel to the port of Havana for a visit to the famous Almacenes de San Jose crafts market. This harbor side warehouse was built in 1885 and is considered the oldest depository in Old Havana. After a painstaking restoration process of almost three years, the huge edifice is now the Centro Cultural Antiguos Almacenes San José, although conceived as a cultural center with art exhibitions, theatrical performances and recreational activities. Today, it’s most significant offer is undoubtedly the handicrafts on sale. Free time to enjoy the market and interact with the artisans. Possible souvenirs include paintings, guayabera shirts, woodwork, leather items and jewelry. Afterwards, enjoy lunch, in another privately owned restaurant. After, lunch, it’s time to work off our meal with an exhilarating Salsa lesson. Later, we will have some free time to continue our exploration of this vibrant city. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at another privately owned restaurant. BLD

DAY 5 - WEDNESDAY: HAVANA | MIAMI
After breakfast, transfer to Havana’s Jose Marti Airport for your departing flight. (B)

Tour includes: 11 meals: breakfast daily, as well as 3 lunches and 4 dinners with cocktails and wine

(B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner

Hotels

HOTELS
CITYNIGHTSHOTELS
Havana4Melia Cohiba

Land and Air Prices Per Person*

Valid through December, 2017
DATES<TWINSINGLE
December 27th-31st$3,599$4,598
December 29th-January 2nd, 2017$3,599$4,598
January 21st-25th, 2017$3,599$4,598
February11th-15th, 2017$3,599$4,598
February13th-16th, 2017$2,999$3,998

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