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Classic Cuba CKU

Cuba

This motorcycle tour through Cuba is loaded with culture, great scenery and good roads.

Cuba, the Caribbean island full of history, is not only famous for its communist regime, but also for its cities, beaches and the hospitality of the people. Discover the secrets of Cuba on this motorcycle tour!

Starting in La Habana and heading out West, we ride to Vinales, famous for its beautiful landscape full of limestone rocks and caves as well as for its tobacco fields. Learn about the production of the famous Cuban cigars and taste one if you feel like it. On we ride to the nature reserve of Las Terrazas to take a bath in its beautiful waterfalls before we will visit the museum at the Bay of Pigs on our way to Cienfuegos. Our next stop is the city of Trinidad, part of the UNESCO world heritage and considered by many as one of the most beautiful cities at the Caribbean coast.

Curvy streets will then take us up the mountains of Topes de Collantes, where we get to see lush tropical forests and waterfalls and enjoy the view over Lake Hanabanilla. The island of Santa Maria with its white dream beaches and crystal-clear turquoise sea is our next destination, before we head to Remedios and back to the idyllic North to Varadero – and eventually reach our starting point, La Habana.


IMPORTANT NOTE FOR US CITIZENS Since 2011 all U.S. citizens can participate in ‘people-to-people’ programs that provide for ‘meaningful interaction’ with Cubans. We have designed special departures for U.S. citizens that conform to the requirements of a general license for “people-to-people” educational exchange per Cuba Assets Control Regulations, 31 CFR Part 515 administered by the Dept. of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Renowned motojournalist and Cuba expert Christopher P. Baker will be acting as one of your tour leaders on those specific dates (look for the * people-2-people approved mark) and guarantees that your itinerary combines the very best riding in Cuba with activities that provide a fascinating overview of Cuban culture by maximizing interaction with Cubans from artists and musicians to baseball players and local harlistas (owners of pre-revolutionary Harley-Davidsons).


As Cuba has been in news quite a bit the last couple of months and if you are worrying if it was the right time to take this motorcycle tour with Edelweiss, please read the personal note of Christopher P. Baker, who just returned from leading his fourth Cuban trip of 2018:

IS CUBA SAFE?

Recently Cuba has been in the news quite a bit. First, I wish to assure you that Cuba has recovered fully from post-Hurricane Irma. In fact, if you hadn’t read about the hurricane, you’d never know!

More importantly are the charges by the Trump administration of ‘sonic attacks’ on U.S. diplomats in Cuba and the corollary State Department advisory. I feel strongly that the advisory is not based on fact and that there is no evidence to support it.

Four FBI teams were sent to Havana at the invitation of the Cuban government, and their report (January 8, 2018) states there is no evidence whatsoever of any ‘attacks.’ The allegation has the appearance of being a politically motivated attempt to reduce U.S.-Cuba travel: READ MORE)

Meanwhile, I’ve led several tours to Cuba since the advisory was issued, and can assure you that things on the ground are totally normal and safe. In fact, on January 18, 2018, Cuba was named “Safest Country for Tourism” at the 38th annual International Tourism Fair (FITUR), in Madrid, Spain. Reason enough to visit!

Please join me!




Christopher P. Baker



Start/Finish: La Habana (Havana)
Nearest airport: Havana
Duration: 11 days vacation, 9 riding days
Route: Total distance: 1617-1857 km, 1005-1154 miles
Daily distances: 70-360 km, 43-224 miles
Accommodations: Comfortable middle-class hotels und Casas Particulares
Rest day: Trinidad
Highlights: Mural de la Prehistoria, Viñales Valley, Las Terrazas, Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs), Topes de Collantes National Park, Valle de los Ingenios, Che Guevara Mausoleum, Cayo Santa Maria beaches
Minimum number of participants: 8
Please note paragraph 4.2. a) of our terms and conditions of travel to find out more about the cancellation of tour through Edelweiss Bike Travel when the minimum number of participants is not reached - Terms and Conditions
11 days vacation
9 day riding route

Day 1: Arrival in La Habana (Havana)
Day 2: La Habana (Havana) - Viñales
Day 3: Viñales - Las Terrazas
Day 4: Las Terrazas - Cienfuegos
Day 5: Cienfuegos - Trinidad
Day 6: Trinidad
Day 7: Trinidad - Cayo Santa Maria
Day 8: Cayo Santa Maria - Remedios
Day 9: Remedios - Varadero
Day 10: Varadero - La Habana (Havana)
Day 11: Departure from La Habana (Havana)

The daily riding kilometres are approximate distances and may vary. The first and last days mentioned in the itinerary are the arrival and departure days; there is no riding on these days. Bear in mind the time difference between your country of origin and your travel destination. Arrival time should be arranged before 3 pm on the arrival day. Please book your flights accordingly. Route and overnight places may change due to unforeseen events.

Tour prices & motorcycles 2018

Included services
Tour price per personsharing room,
riding 2 up
sharing room,
riding solo
single room,
riding solo
BMW F 700 GS
$ 5.410,-$ 6.760,-$ 7.470,-
Triumph Tiger 800 XC
$ 5.520,-$ 6.970,-$ 7.680,-
BMW R 1200 GS
Harley-Davidson® Sportster Models
$ 5.600,-$ 7.130,-$ 7.840,-
Harley-Davidson® Dyna Models
$ 5.690,-$ 7.320,-$ 8.030,-
Harley-Davidson® Softail Models
Harley-Davidson® Touring Models
$ 5.820,-$ 7.580,-$ 8.290,-
OPTIONAL:
Guided City Tour (no hotel overnight included)
$ 195,-$ 195,-$ 195,-
OPTIONAL:
Cuba Travel Authorization Documents (mandatory for US citizens)
$ 200,-$ 200,-$ 200,-

Tour prices & motorcycles 2019

Included services
Tour price per personsharing room,
riding 2 up
sharing room,
riding solo
single room,
riding solo
BMW F 700 GS
$ 5.540,-$ 6.760,-$ 7.200,-
BMW R 1200 GS
$ 5.730,-$ 7.130,-$ 7.570,-
Harley-Davidson® Electra Glide
Harley-Davidson® Heritage Softail
Harley-Davidson® Road King
$ 5.940,-$ 7.560,-$ 8.000,-
OPTIONAL:
Guided City Tour (Minimum number of participants: 1)
$ 440,-$ 440,-$ 500,-
OPTIONAL:
Cuba Travel Authorization Documents (mandatory for US citizens)
$ 200,-$ 200,-$ 200,-

Tour prices & motorcycles 2020

Included services
Tour price per personsharing room,
riding 2 up
sharing room,
riding solo
single room,
riding solo
BMW F 700 GS
$ 5.540,- *$ 6.760,- *$ 7.200,- *
BMW R 1200 GS
$ 5.730,- *$ 7.130,- *$ 7.570,- *
Harley-Davidson® Electra Glide
Harley-Davidson® Heritage Softail
Harley-Davidson® Road King
$ 5.940,- *$ 7.560,- *$ 8.000,- *
OPTIONAL:
Guided City Tour (Minimum number of participants: 1)
$ 440,- *$ 440,- *$ 500,- *
OPTIONAL:
Cuba Travel Authorization Documents (mandatory for US citizens)
$ 200,- *$ 200,- *$ 200,- *
* Please note that the dates and prices for 2020 are not confirmed yet. The dates shown on our website are preliminary dates for 2020 and might change. Also, for this tour there are yet no prices confirmed for 2020. If the tour price differs more than 5% from last year’s pricing you can cancel your participation until October 31, 2019 without any cancellation fee.

CUSTOM TOURS: For custom tour bookings please refer to the pricing included in the special tour offer for your tour. If having any questions please contact our service team at customtours@edelweissbike.com!

Prices start at $ 5.410,-

per person

Included services

Motorcycle category 2

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Tour dates

04.11. - 14.11.2018
14.11. - 24.11.2018
* People-2-people approved // Ride with Christopher Baker
On request only!
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14.01. - 24.01.2019
* People-2-people approved // Ride with Christopher Baker
18.02. - 28.02.2019
25.03. - 04.04.2019
* People-2-people approved // Ride with Christopher Baker
28.10. - 07.11.2019
25.11. - 05.12.2019

MAKE IT PRIVATE!

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13.01. - 23.01.2020
17.02. - 27.02.2020
23.03. - 02.04.2020
26.10. - 05.11.2020
23.11. - 03.12.2020

MAKE IT PRIVATE!

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