Food, Market & Photo Tour in Classic Car

La Habana, Cuba

Experience hosted by Dayami

  1. 3 hours
  2. Hosted in English and Spanish
Great for groups
Celebrations, work gatherings, and more.

What you'll do

This tour combines: knowledge, food, markets, history, cultural traditions, the why of Cubans, the currency system in Cuba plus the chance to buy souvenirs/rum/cigars/art pieces. No worries about carrying them! We do the tour in classic American car with AC (pick-up/drop-off at your Airbnb/hotel).
-We’ll visit a farmer’s market: this is the best way to begin connecting with the city and Cubans. Taste fruits, talk about traditional recipes, share with vendors and learn why supporting locals is so important.
-Then, we’ll head to state-run markets with food and other products that are daily to Cuban life. You’ll discover the difference that they make in their life.
-As a food enthusiast, I’ll take you to places with the most authentic street eats: croquette, pastry, churros, sandwiches, juice.
-Stops at flea markets with antiques, secondhand books, posters, crafted shoes, art pieces are also included in the tour.
-Learn how to become a self-employee in Cuba.
-Upon request, add a photographer to the tour with an additional cost. The photos will be sent digitally/flash drive.
-This hop-on hop-off tour will finish with a delicious cup of Cuban coffee!
Important:
-2 guests minimum to do this tour. Solo guest, contact me before booking.
-For last-minute eventualities/questions:+5354394186
-Please notify me of any food allergies in advance.
This tour combines: knowledge, food, markets, history, cultural traditions, the why of Cubans, the currency system in Cuba plus the chance to buy souvenirs/rum/cigars/art pieces. No worries about carrying them! We do the tour in classic American car with AC (pick-up/drop-off at your Airbnb/hotel).
-We’ll visit a farmer’s market: this is the best way to begin connecting with the city and Cubans. Taste fruits, talk about traditional recipes, s…

What's included

  • Food
    Cuban sandwich,
    vegetable balls,
    croquettes, fruits, pastries, ch...
  • Drinks
  • Transportation
    Classic American car with AC

Meet your Host, Dayami

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 14 Reviews
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My name is Dayami. As a farmer’s daughter born and raised on a farm on the outskirts of Havana, I’m passionate about fresh farm produce, its smells, traditional food and marketplaces in general. Hence, I intend to help you discover this fascinating world in my city from my perspective and imbue you with this passion and knowledge.
I’ve used my farming backgrounds and skills as a local guide for some years now to create an experience that allows visitors not only to connect with the local food market but with the interesting array of marketplaces in Havana as well. By joining me, you opt for a one-of-a-kind cultural experience with vendor interaction, fresh smells, chats with business owners, delicious food samples and cultural traditions.
My name is Dayami. As a farmer’s daughter born and raised on a farm on the outskirts of Havana, I’m passionate about fresh farm produce, its smells, traditional food and marketplaces in general. Hence, I intend to help you discover this fascinating world in my city from my perspective and imbue you with this passion and knowledge.
I’ve used my farming backgrounds and skills as a local guide for some years now to create an experience that allows visitors not only to connect with the local f…
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From $50/ person

Where you'll be

We will visit a farmers' market, a typical Cuban restaurant, artisanal markets, rum/cigar shop, a bodega, an agro-industrial market, and second-hand book and antique markets.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 14 reviews.

Caroline
January 2020
Dayami is absolutely fantastic and I can’t recommend her enough! Definitely book her. So sweet helpful and easy to get along with. One of the gems of my trip (and this was my 6th trip to Cuba!)
Deanna
December 2019
This was a great tour :) Our tour guide went above and beyond! Not only did she take us to try amazing food, see markets and find great souvenirs but she also guided us to a local store where we needed to purchase items (Not related to tour). This was much appreciated because we wouldnt have found it on our own! If you are headed Cuba... definitely pick this experience :)
Marcos
December 2019
Great experience with a very personable individual. She even went out of her way to assist in finding an iron in which I desperately needed and wouldn’t of been able to find without her.
Brian
November 2019
We had a wonderful day with Dayami. She had very thoughtfully put together an itinerary that explained the markets, food stores and bodegas in Havana. She was easily able to explain all the various ways the Cuban people have learned to adapt and source the needed foods for daily life. It was fascinating. In the end we even got an opportunity to stop in a local restaurant to enjoy some typical Cuban Snacks. It was well worth our time and good value for the money we spent on the tour.
Chris
November 2019
This tour is good to know more deep about local life in Havana. By going through all the very local markets, Yaneli told us lots of history about economy in Cuba and how is the local life which us, a non-local will never know. Yaneli is also very knowledgeable and always patiently explain everything to us. I enjoyed the tour a lot because I came Cuba not only for sightseeing, but also wanted to know more about the local life.
Jessica
October 2019
DAYAMI WAS SIMPLY AMAZING! This experience was the highlight of our trip. Real opportunity for learning and exploring of Cuban culture. The icing on the cake was Dayami with her kind and amazing personality. I am governed grateful, she set the tone for our time in Cuba as this was our first excursion.

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    Things to know

    Guest requirements

    You’ll need a photo that matches the one on your ID to confirm who’s actually going on this experience.
    Guests must be of legal drinking age to be served alcohol.
    Guests ages 2 and up can attend, up to 10 guests total. Parents can also bring children under 2 years of age.
    All participants must wear a protective face covering and practice social distancing.

    What to bring

    bolsas de compra
    protector solar
    sombrero o gorra
    agua

    Cancellation policy

    Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.