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3 day trip

Embrace the hidden Cuba

3 day trip

Embrace the hidden Cuba

Smoke cigars and ride horses with a family of Cuban cowboys
Duration
3 days
Activity level
Moderate
Hosted in
English
Includes
Transportation, Accommodations, Food
3 day trip

Embrace the hidden Cuba

3 day trip

Embrace the hidden Cuba

Smoke cigars and ride horses with a family of Cuban cowboys
Duration
3 days
Activity level
Moderate
Hosted in
English
Includes
Transportation, Accommodations, Food

What you'll do

Channel your inner 'crocodile dundee' (before he goes to New York!) as you spend time with the farmers and 'guajiros' on our family's tobacco farm, and explore the outer regions of Viñales where no other tourist goes. With transport, accommodation, food and adventures included, just come along and enjoy! We'll horse ride through the picturesque valleys of Viñales to swim in hidden caves or lakes, drink locally made rum and coffee, sample a freshly made honey, and top it off with a handmade cigar, straight from our fields. We'll show you around the farm and talk to you about how each process works, and principally demonstrate the process of growing and harvesting tobacco and how we roll the cigars to sell to the government. After sampling the lively yet local town in the evening, and even trying your hand a bit of salsa dancing, we'll collect you in the morning in a horse & cart to drive 1 hour outside of Viñales. Be prepared for no tourism infrastructure as we arrive at a secret spot only the locals visit; a natural river and waterfall. We'll swim, drink, dance, eat, and enjoy the delights of the true Cuban countryside: away from the main attractions. On your last morning, we're up before the sun to hike to Los Acuaticos to see the sunrise over the three valleys. Prepare for a 40 minute upward hike in the dark (with torches), medium level of difficulty. It's worth it!

Your itinerary

Your host

Omar
1006
Guests hosted
2
Experiences hosted

Omar

I'm Omar, founder of private tobacco farm in Viñales, a rural but now popular town in the west of Cuba. I have lived and worked here all my life, learning the tricks of the trade from my grandfathers, and now teaching the same to my children. With the influx of tourism to Cuba, our private business are booming but often visitors to the island only see the touristy facade. Together with my family, we want to show our visitors the real Cuba, the daily life of us 'guajiros', and that there is more to Cuba than just the typical convertible cars and the fallen down buildings in Havana. Here, in the countryside with me and my family, you will find the authentic Cuba. Brace yourself!

What's included

Food
2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 tasting menu
Accommodations
2 nights in a house
Transportation
2 car rides, other

Where you'll be

Availability

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Fri, Nov 8 − Sun, Nov 10
$380 per person

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Guests of all ages can attend. The activity level for this Adventure is moderate.

More tips

I always like to mention that Cuba is not a 'holiday', but rather an 'experience'. With me and my family, an 'experience' and 'adventure' is truly what you will get! Please, come with an open mind and a willingness to learn - because we will invite you in to the true spirit of the island!
Omar
3 day trip
Embrace the hidden Cuba
From $380/person
From $380/person