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Taberna to experience the wonderful salsa music of the Buena Vista

Social Club style performance. Overnight in Sierra Maestra Port- Old

Havana. (B,L,D)

DAY 3

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SUN

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HAVANA**

After breakfast, visit Fusterlandia, the studio

of artist Jose Rodriguez Fuster. The brightly colored mermaids, roofs,

walls, benches, and doorways were greatly inspired by Gaudi in

Barcelona and Brancusi in Rome, but most of all by Picasso and

Dubuffet. Enjoy 2 hours at leisure to experience the wonders of Havana

on your own before returning to the ship for embarkation. Lunch,

dinner, and overnight onboard as we sail to Maria La Gorda. (B,L,D)

DAY 4

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MON

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MARIA LA GORDA

After breakfast, we disembark in

Maria La Gorda and visit a local school to meet the Cuban children and

their teachers, and discuss the differences and levels of the Cuban and

American educational systems, particularly in the rural areas of the

country. Visit the headquarters of Guanahacabibes National Park, one

of the country's largest nature reserves on the westernmost tip of the

island. Time-permitting, we will venture into the park, followed by free

time for swimming, snorkeling and a BBQ lunch in Maria La Gorda

before embarking our ship. Dinner and overnight onboard as we sail

to the Island of Youth-Isla de la Juventud. (B,L,D)

DAY 5

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TUE

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ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD

Disembark in Marina Colony for

a panoramic sightseeing drive of the capital city of Nueva Gerona. Visit

the Presidio Modelo, an abandoned panopticon prison where both

Fidel and Raul Castro were imprisoned from 1953-1955. Enjoy lunch

in a paladar before visiting an art school and the maternity ward of a

local hospital, if available. There will be some free time for independent

exploration and enjoyment around Nueva Gerona’s grand boulevard

before returning to embark the ship. Overnight at sea to Casilda.

(B,L,D)

DAY 6

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WED

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CASILDA

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TRINIDAD**

Today we visit Trinidad, a

meticulously well-preserved Spanish colonial city. We will walk through

the town, visit a scale model of the city, and have lunch at a local

restaurant. Stop at the Romantic Museum located in the old palace of

the Count Brunet, or Palacio Cantero, the Trinidad General Municipal

Museum. Visit the studio of Lazaro Niebla, a very unique woodcarver.

Depart Trinidad by bus and drive to Cienfuegos, where we will meet the

ship for an overnight in port. (B,L,D)

DAY 7

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THU

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CIENFUEGOS

Enjoy breakfast onboard before

disembarking for our visit to Cienfuegos, known as the Pearl of the

South. Visit the graphic arts workshop and the Benny More School of

Art. Walk around the city center and admire outstanding examples of

French neo classical architecture from the 19th Century. We will stop

at a local farmer’s market before having lunch. A special treat will be a

concert by the singers of the Chorus of Cienfuegos, or string quartet.

Overnight in port. (B,L,D)

DAY 8

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FRI

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CIENFUEGOS

Disembark and transfer to the airport for

your return flight. (B)

(B) Breakfast - (L) Lunch - (D) Dinner

**Day 3 on the S/C Panorama or M/Y Callisto visits Vinales Valley and there

is a stay at the Hotel Maria La Gorda or similar. Day 6 on the S/C Panorama

or M/Y Callisto lunch will be onboard the ship, dinner will be in a local

restaurant and you will sail to Cienfuegos.

CRUISE DATES

M/V VOYAGER

– 36 cabins & a crew of 32

Havana to Cienfuegos cruise

2017 - Dec. 8*, 22

2018 – Jan. 5*, 19; Feb. 2, 16; Mar. 2, 16

Cienfuegos to Havana cruise

2017 – Dec. 1*, 15*, 29

2018 – Jan. 12, 26; Feb. 9, 23; Mar. 10

S/C PANORAMA

– 24 cabins & a crew of 17

Havana to Cienfuegos cruise

2017 – Dec. 29

2018 – Jan. 26; Feb. 23

Cienfuegos to Havana cruise

2018 – Jan. 5*; Feb. 2

M/Y CALLISTO

– 17 cabins & a crew of 17

Havana to Cienfuegos cruise

2017 – Oct. 20; Nov. 3, 17*; Dec. 1, 15*

2018 – Apr. 13

Cienfuegos to Havana cruise

2017 – Oct. 27; Nov. 10, 24*; Dec. 8*

2018 – Apr. 20

*Special - $500 discount per person & no single supplement

CRUISE STARTING FROM PRICES

Cat. M/Y Callisto S/C Panorama M/V Voyager

Cat C $4,140 $4,669 $5,242

Cat B $4,356 $5,234 $5,919

Cat A $4,985 $6,143 $6,373

Cat P $5,315 N/A $7,571

Owner's Suite N/A N/A $9,070

Not Included: Cuba Visa and Port taxes of $430

Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Single room supplement & triple

occupancy available upon request.

Note: These itineraries may be subject to change as a result of weather and other

factors not in our control. Our vessels have been granted the longest stays of any

cruise boats in the port of Havana. Since space at the dock itself is severely limited,

these itineraries might involve a combination of having to tender in to shore, as well

as docking at one of only two piers. Reverse itineraries are also available.

INCLUDED FEATURES

7 night/8 day cruise aboard the M/V Variety Voyager, S/C

Panorama or M/Y Callisto

Enrichment program with lectures from our guides on board and

off the ship

Services of a professional Cruise Director during the cruise

Complete program of tours and excursions as per itinerary

Airport/pier transfers and handling of luggage

Welcome and farewell cocktail parties

All meals on board and off the ship at local restaurants as per the

itinerary

Regular (filter) coffee, tea and still mineral water free all day

Enjoying dinner aboard your ship

M/Y Callisto