11 days in Cuba Itinerary

11 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Varadero
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Havana
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  7 h 45 min
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo ©
The stress of modern life feels a million miles away when you holiday on Cayo Largo, a small and unspoiled resort island off the coast of Cuba.
On the 22nd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Paraiso and then kick back and relax at Sirena Beach. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cayo Largo online trip itinerary maker.

Philadelphia, USA to Cayo Largo is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Philadelphia in August since evenings lows in Cayo Largo dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Varadero.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Vinales
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach

1
night
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 24th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Delfinario, enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, stroll around Josone Park, then Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, and finally have a few drinks at Mi Casa Beatles.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Varadero trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cayo Largo to Varadero takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Varadero, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Josone Park ©
Josone Park
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Valle de los Ingenios, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, then examine the collection at Romance Museum, then examine the collection at Colonial Architecture Museum, and finally stroll through Ancon Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Trinidad trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Varadero to Trinidad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Havana.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Valle de los Ingenios ©
Valle de los Ingenios

6
nights
Havana

Havana ©
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, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and make a trip to Plaza de la Catedral.

Before you visit Havana, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Trinidad to Havana by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Walking tours

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