Taste of Cuba and the Caribbean

Enjoy a taste of Cuba & the Caribbean on this 11 day cruise from Havana to Cartagena. Explore pristine & remote destinations including Isla de Providencia.

13 Days
Havana to Cartagena
From (GBP)
£ 7,335
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2019 Havana > Cartagena

Caribbean playground

Enjoy a taste of Cuba & the Caribbean on this 11 day cruise from Havana to Cartagena. Explore pristine & remote destinations including Isla de Providencia.
The voyage from Cuba to Colombia via Costa Rica and Panama is an odyssey to some of Central America’s most picturesque and enthralling destinations. Start in Cuba’s capital Havana, then continue to Maria la Gorda and Cienfuegos. Explore pristine and remote destinations including Colombia’s Isla de Providencia and Panama’s San Blas archipelago before arriving in Cartagena.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
D21C
Duration:
13 days
Departure City:
Havana
Return City:
Cartagena

Selected Itinerary

13 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Fly UK > Havana

    Fly from the UK to Havana for an overnight stay in a luxurious hotel. Regional airports are available on request.

  2. Day 2 - Havana

    Welcome to Havana, where your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting from your crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass this evening as you are entertained by a performance of Cuban music and dance.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Havana

    Havana is a fascinating city with a faded façade that is the perfect start to your cruise.

    Take a walking tour of Old Havana, follow in the footsteps of Hemingway or visit the house of the artist Fuster. Alternatively, learn about the Cuban staples of rum and cigars or take a ride in a 1950’s vintage car on a panoramic tour of the city.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery bicycle tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Maria la Gorda

    Today visit the World Heritage-listed biosphere reserve of Península de Guanahacabibes and the stunning beaches of Maria La Gorda.

    Take a walking tour of the national park or take a bird watching tour. Alternatively explore the nearby pristine Cabo Saint Antonio National Park.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion hiking in the national park or a kayak excursion along the coastline.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Cienfuegos

    Founded by French emigrees, Cienfuegos is known as the ‘pearl of the south’.

    This evening at the historical Teatro Tomás Terry witness a moving gospel choir performance.

    With an overnight stay you will have plenty of time to experience the charms of this small city and discover the local music scene.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Cienfuegos

    Visit a local artist’s studio and witness some entertaining street performers.

    Take a walking tour of the historic centre or discover Jardín Botánico. Alternatively, visit Playa Girón and the museum for the Bay of Pigs skirmish.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery bicycle tour of the city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - At sea

    Relax on board or take a class in Scenic Epicure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Isla de Providencia

    Take a tour of the island.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery hiking excursion to the top of Morgan’s Head, snorkel nearby Crab Cay and its pristine waters or snorkel the coastline and secluded bays of the island.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Puerto Limón

    Explore the Veragua Rainforest or visit the Jaguar Rescue Centre and the Sloth Sanctuary. Alternatively, take a highlights tour including the Tortuguero Canals or visit a banana and coffee plantation.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Portobelo

    Portobelo on the coast of Panama was an important port during the time of the Spanish conquistadors.

    Travel on the Trans Isthmus Railway to visit the Museum of the Canal or explore the World Heritage-listed ruins of Fort San Lorenzo.  Alternatively tour the World Heritage-listed Casco Viejo historic centre.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - San Blas Islands

    Spend the day relaxing in this archipelago, home to the Guna people and surrounded by crystal clear water and coral reefs swarming with marine life, pristine sandy beaches and coconut palms.

    Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions are available from snorkelling, paddling by kayak to relaxing on a beach with a chef-prepared picnic.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Cartagena > UK

    Marvel at the first glimpses of this charming city as you cruise into port this morning. Say farewell to the crew as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your overnight flight home.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Arrive UK

    Welcome home.

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