9 days in Cuba Itinerary

9 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Havana
— 4 nights
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Cayo Guillermo
— 1 night
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Trinidad
— 1 night
4
Varadero
— 2 nights

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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, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Catedral.

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Philadelphia, USA to Havana is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in January; daily highs in Havana reach 79°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Havana

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Historic Walking Area
Malecón of Havana
3.9
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Must see
Old Havana
4.6

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): kick back and relax at Cayo Guillermo, then stroll through Playa Pilar, and then fulfill a lifelong dream with Delfinario.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cayo Guillermo trip site.

Traveling by car from Havana to Cayo Guillermo takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cayo Guillermo when traveling from Havana in January, with lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Trinidad.

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

1
night
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Built on sugar and seemingly preserved in molasses, the town of Trinidad attracts visitors with its well-aged 19th century architecture and rustic charm, showcasing the sounds, scents, and sights of days gone by.
On the 13th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Iznaga Tower, then steep yourself in history at Valle de los Ingenios, then kick back and relax at Ancon Beach, and finally make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Trinidad travel route planner.

You can drive from Cayo Guillermo to Trinidad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Cayo Guillermo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Trinidad, with lows of 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Varadero.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Beach
Ancon Beach
3.8
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Landmark
Plaza Mayor
4.6
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World heritage site
Valle de los Ingenios
3.4

2
nights
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 14th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Varadero Street Market, then Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach. On the next day, observe the fascinating underwater world at Delfinario and then stroll around Josone Park.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Varadero online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Trinidad to Varadero in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Trinidad in January, plan for little chillier nights in Varadero, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

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

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