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Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish
Paused through April 3rd. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

We will meet in front of the baseball stadium. From here we will walk approximately 150 m to my horses, animals with which you will have a close relationship throughout the ride, very well fed and trained by the hand of this, your host, graduated in veterinary medicine, and full lover of all species of Animals, especially horses. I will provide you with the basic knowledge to ride and we will make a wonderful trip through the Viñales National Park, where you can enjoy unique landscapes and the majestic and imposing view of the mogotes (high mountain formations). We will also come into contact with flora and fauna, including a wide variety of birds and medicinal plants. You will have the opportunity to interact with local farmers, our way of life, the instruments used in the field work and learn about the cultivation of potatoes, beans, corn, coffee, honey and tobacco, among others, depending on the season. In the case of tobacco and coffee, you will receive specific information on the production of these crops, as well as appreciate the elaboration of a handmade cigar. During the walk you will have the opportunity to visit a rustic restaurant, in the middle of nature, where you will have offers: drinks, natural juices and Creole food, you can have lunch if you wish. Depending on the season, we will visit a beautiful lake where you can take a refreshing swim.
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Your host

Learn more about Yosbel

Yosbel

I am a veterinarian with a lot of experience in handling animals, including horses, who likes adventure and enjoys the secrets of nature. I also have extensive knowledge about the local flora and fauna, as well as the traditional natural medicine used by my family for 5 generations. Son of tobacco farmers, I am a simple person who likes communication, through which I want to show all the riches and beauties of our Viñales National Park. I have a good orientation in the area because I was born and raised in this beautiful environment and I have worked as a private guide for more than 5 years.

What's included

Drinks
Coffee, cup of rum If you want you can taste an authentic cigar made with aromatic leaves of tobacco
Equipment
Saddles other implements necessary to ride

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Where you'll be

We will enter Viñales National Park and visit: -Agro-ecological farms where you will see the tools used by farmers to work the land, crops such as bananas, potatoes, beans, sugar cane, coffee, tobacco, among others. -Lago -Rustic Restaurant with traditional food All this in the middle of a beautiful mountainous landscape.

This experience is available starting April 04, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through Friday, April 3rd due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

I can help with the transfer Havana to Viñales, by taxi, the price is not included in the payment, it must be in cash to the taxi driver.
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