As Cuba enters a new era, it is the perfect time to explore the riches and history of this island nation.  Students will experience its history, culture, and people that inspired the likes of writer Ernest Hemingway and artist José Fuster.  From the iconic rhythms of Havana to the expansive farmlands of Soroa, your group will be immersed in the language, dance, and music of this bewitching Caribbean country on this student trip to Cuba.

 

 

DAY 1 

  • Arrive in Havana, Cuba- meet tour director
  • Visit the famous Revolution Square
  • Explore the Plaza de Armas (time permitting)
  • Dinner
  • Hotel check-in

 

 

DAY 2 

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit the Museum of the Revolution
  • Visit the Muraleando Project
  • Lunch
  • Choral performance by Coro Luna at the historic Hotel Nacional
  • Dinner
  • Arrive hotel

 

 

DAY 3 

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit the Fine Arts Museum of Havana
  • Watch a student rehearsal at Danza Combinatoria
  • Lunch
  • Visit the Literacy Museum
  • Guided tour of Old Havana
  • Dinner
  • Arrive hotel

 

 

DAY 4

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Travel to Soroa
  • Meet with local farmers at a farming community when en route to Soroa
  • Visit on of the worlds largest orchidfarms
  • Visit theSoroa waterfall
  • Visit a local artist’s studio
  • Lunch
  • Travel to Las Terrazas
  • Visit the Communitarian Project
  • Travel back to Havana
  • Dinner
  • Arrive hotel

 

 

DAY 5

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit Havana’shandicraft market, located in the Centro Cultural Antiguos Almacenes San José
  • Attend a Spanish lesson
  • Lunch
  • Visit José Fuster’s home and studio
  • Visit the Domino Federation
  • Dinner
  • Arrive hotel

DAY 6

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Watch a live student rehearsal at the Habana Compas Dance School
  • Q&A session with the students and choreographers
  • Lunch
  • Salsa dancing lesson
  • Enjoy live Cuban music as you walk around Old Havana
  • Dinner
  • Arrive hotel

DAY 7

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Travel home