Colors of Cuba

Via Friendly Planet Travel: Malecon, Cuba
Only 90 miles from US shores, Cuba is the largest Caribbean island but yet it remains a mystery to most US citizens. Well, wonder no more. 

Friendly Planet Travel holds a Department of the Treasury license allowing them to conduct 'people to people' tours, more aptly called 'people to people' educational experiences. Let's take a look at what they have to offer including:

Colors of Cuba!

Highlights of the 9-day Colors of Cuba tour include:

Via Friendly Planet Tours: Plaza de la Catedral in Havana
Via Friendly Planet Travel: Kids in Havana by Adam Jones
  • Havana & Old Havana where you'll meet artists who've created the colorful murals along Callejon de Hamel
  • interact with students at a primary school 
  • visiting a private artist's studio
  • a musical performance
  • visiting a performing arts school
  • visit a generations old ceramic factory in Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • visit a local bed & breakfast
  • enjoy lunch at a 16th-century mansion on a former sugar can plantation
  • take part in a community block party
  • visit Las Terrazas, home to the majority of Cuba's tobacco farms
  • visit a small medical clinic
  • visit Fusterlandia, home & workshop of Jose Fuster - known as the Picasso of the Caribbean
  • visit Hemingway's home in Finca Vigia
  • interact at a community garden
  • visit a ballet school
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It's important to note because of the nature of this tour and in accordance with US law, all tour-goers must participate in all activities as planned. The Colors of Cuba tour is available Jluy - September 2014 with prices starting from USD $3,099 including return airfare from Miami, FL.

Friendly Planet Tours also offers a 6-day Discover Havana tour (May-September) from $2,199 and a 7-day Highlights of Havana & Varadero (July-September) from $2,499.

For more information or to make your reservation, visit Friendly Planet Tours and be sure to check out the Top 6 Attractions in Cuba: Cuba's Must-See Hot Spots. Registered & Protected

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