12 days in Cuba Itinerary

12 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Varadero
— 1 night
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Cayo Guillermo
— 1 day
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Havana
— 6 nights
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Cayo Largo
— 1 night

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Varadero

Varadero ©
One of the largest resort towns in the Caribbean, Varadero boasts a 20 km (12 mi) long stretch of sand, lined with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Delfinario, Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Cayos Blancos, then don't miss a visit to Cueva de Ambrosio, and then stroll around Josone Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Varadero trip maker website.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Varadero is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Cuba Standard Time (CST) is minus 7 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Sofia in December, with highs in Varadero at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Must see
Varadero Beach
4.7
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Park
Josone Park
4.1

1
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Cayo Guillermo

Cayo Guillermo
A kay of the Jardines del Rey archipelago, Cayo Guillermo has become a popular international tourist destination, buoyed by the construction of luxury all inclusive resorts that dot the paradisal island.
On the 26th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Guillermo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar, and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with Delfinario.

Plan a Cayo Guillermo trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Varadero to Cayo Guillermo takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Varadero in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Cayo Guillermo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Havana.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Beach
Playa Pilar
4.5
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Swim with Dolphins
Delfinario
3.8

6
nights
Havana

Havana ©

Rome of the Caribbean

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Malecón of Havana, contemplate the long history of El Morro, make a trip to Revolution Plaza Havana, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Havana road trip app.

You can drive from Cayo Guillermo to Havana in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Havana when traveling from Cayo Guillermo in December, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Havana

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Historic Walking Area
Malecón of Havana
3.9

1
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Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo ©
The stress of modern life feels a million miles away when you holiday on Cayo Largo, a small and unspoiled resort island off the coast of Cuba.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Paraiso.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cayo Largo travel route builder site.

Getting from Havana to Cayo Largo by bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. In January in Cayo Largo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Beach
Sirena Beach
4.7

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