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Havana Underground by Bike

Cycling

Havana Underground by Bike

504 reviews
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 9 people
Includes
Equipment, Transportation, Drinks
Hosted in
English
Cycling

Havana Underground by Bike

Cycling

Havana Underground by Bike

504 reviews
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 9 people
Includes
Equipment, Transportation, Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Seeking for alternative lifestyles, we’ll penetrate the backstreets of Havana to discover a whole other city. This is the way to learn about real Cuba, not recorded in the guidebooks, seeing the sights and what hides behind them. Diverse lifestyles exist within Havana’s socialist society. Older cultures like Spanish, African and Chinese culture have created the Cuban people as it is today, with its unique religions, dances, music, traditions and dreams. However, as if that weren’t enough, the constant tug-of-war between US interests in the island and Cuban revolutionary responses have put the islanders’ lives on edge for more than 100 years. Faced with constant challenges, Havana’s residents find the motivation to continue “en la lucha”, reinventing everything to face difficult decades with clever attitudes. Pay attention as we uncover for you 5¢-coffee, street art & tattoo culture, the Cuban-Chinese culture, cheap food and drinks, recent immigrants drawn to the island’s new energy, stories about the Malecon’s nightlife and the Paquete - the Cuban solution to watching your favorite shows and films with no internet. At the end, we will go to a bar where only locals go.

Your host

Yass, Emy, Bryan, Chabeli & Lisi

Yass, Emy, Bryan, Chabeli & Lisi

We are group of friends who, driven by our love for cycling and desire to always have fun, are eager to share with others a more genuine take of Havana through exciting cycling experiences. Our secret? We capture the spirit of new Cuba in our bike tours, Havana Underground, The Enchanted Forest and L'Essentiel de La Havane, as well as in our bike events, Vuelta de Noche and Havana Critical Mass. Our experiences date back to 2013 when “Yass” gave his first bike tour. Creativity, authenticity, empathy and knowledge are our keys to providing you with a fun and unforgettable experience of Cuba.

What's included

Drinks
Water at the beginning, Fruit juice or Cuban coffee, Test 5¢ cent Cuban coffee!
Transportation
Best city bikes and helmet
Equipment
Bike & Helmet A good bicycle, helmet and rain poncho will be provided.

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Where you'll be

Biking from the historical center all the way to Havana’s “hipster” area, we will go through cafes, a tattoo shop, the Chinatown, Callejón de Hamel and a local bar remnant of communist Cuba. Also, we’ll show the a hidden restaurant, the University of Havana, a body art gallery, and visit a Paquete Semanal provider and more. Please, consider our "Family Bike Tour" when you travel with kid or minor. Only on request.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or 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

Up to 9 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

More tips

Please, show up 15 min before to get get ready for the tour. There are no bike lanes in Cuba. The ride distance is about 18 km (11.2 miles). There is one little hill at the end.
Yass, Emy, Bryan, Chabeli & Lisi
Havana Underground by Bike
504 reviews
From $25/person
504 reviews
From $25/person