Tobacco Country

Short Description: Visit Viñales Valley from Havana

Description: Venture off to Viñales Valley and emerge yourself in this beautiful green landscape. The tall, steep-sided hills known as “Magotes” draw climbers and adventure seekers from all over the world. This lovely Valley’s rich red earth and majestic palm trees present the most fertile environment to grow the tobacco Cuba is known for. The birth of the world’s best cigars is here, where it’s grown, harvested, dried and processed.

Highlights:                                                                                                                                       

• Visit the Francisco Donatien Cigar factory (Weekdays only)
• Visit Benito’s Tobacco Farm
• Meet and interact with the Vinales’ local people
• Lunch at organic farm Finca Paraiso (or similar)

Schedule:

08:00 am – Meet with your local Cuban guide and bus driver. Depart for Viñales

10:30 am – Visit the Francisco Donatien Cigar factory in Pinar del Rio. Walk inside the factory to learn about the process of hand rolling the famous Habanos Cigars. Take a tour around the different departments within the factory and interact with the workers

11:30 am – Stop at the viewpoint Los Jazmines Hotel. Time to see the famous “mogotes” and the Viñales Valley

12:00 pm – Take a tour of the area including Benito’s Tobacco Farm. Learn about the tobacco harvesting and drying process from Benito (a famous tobacco grower in the area) and his family

01:00 pm – Visit a local organic farm Finca Paraiso and enjoy a traditional country lunch overlooking the Viñales Valle del Silence (or similar)

02:00 pm – After lunch, interact with the locals in Viñales’ quaint center and enjoy the colorful homes and friendly people. Before heading back to Havana visit the Mural de la Prehistoria and walk around the area.

3:00 pm – Depart back to Havana

6:00 pm- Arrive to the Hotel

Additional Information:

PLEASE NOTE:

• Cigar factory is closed on weekends
• Activities are subject to change without notice and may be substituted if not available.

Pricing (USD):

1 – 417.00
2 – 224.00
3 – 249.00
4 – 195.00
5 – 161.00
6 – 140.00
7 – 125.00

Duration: 10 hours
Skill Level: all

Quantity discounts apply.

From$125.00 per person
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$125.00
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