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Modern and Colonial Havana Tour
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Type: Tours and Sightseeing | Setting: City | Interest: Art, Family, Shopping
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Trip Dates: Sat Apr-29-2017 to Sat May-6-2017
9:00 AM Colonial Havana Tour
Duration: 03:00 hours
$30.00 each Adults (12 & older)*
$22.00 each
Children (3 to 11)*
    * specify age at day of event
2:00 PM Colonial Havana Tour
Duration: 03:00 hours
$30.00 each Adults (12 & older)*
$22.00 each
Children (3 to 11)*
    * specify age at day of event
    
   Details
MODERN AND COLONIAL HAVANA TOUR

Havana City is the Capital, without a doubt, the tourism destination of excellence. Within the city, its historic center (considered by UNESCO World Heritage in 1982) is an obliged reference destination for all visitors who come to this city. Visitors to Old Havana can admire the ongoing restoration works that are giving back splendor to the colonial quarter and its main monuments: the Real Fuerza Castle-the oldest fort in America; the Havana Cathedral, a most notable example of baroque architecture.

This city tour is also called a panoramic tour, since you’ll see all the landmarks mentioned, though not necessarily enter each one. Thanks to knowledgeable guides and careful planning, this makes a perfect introduction to Havana.

If you divide the capitol in two parts, you will get Old Havana, largely car-free so you will visit this part on foot. This historic and colonial center is an open air museum of architecture, art and culture – a real treat for history and culture buffs. The other half is called modern Havana, but certainly not less interesting, just very urban and genuine, with definitely historical toppers, although from a later era.

Listed on the agenda, in random order: Plaza San Francisco de Asís - Plaza de la Catedral - Plaza Vieja - Plaza de Armas - Palacio de los Capitanes Generales (City Museum) - Capitol - Parque Central - Bar-restaurant Floridita and Bodeguito del medio - University of Havana - Plaza de la Revolución (Revolution Square) and the boulevard Malecón.

The Parque Morro- Cabaña was one of the greatest defenses ever built by the Spaniards in what was then called the New World. The fort is on the other side of Havana Bay and offers spectacular views over the city.

So you see that you can witness a lot in just 3 hours, and after this orientation… you revisit the landmarks of your interest at your own pace and with your own compass.

Conditions specific to this excursion

Included in price

• Transport in air conditioned bus (group excursion), or in (air-conditioned) taxi/minibus in case of a private excursion.
• Professional, multilingual guide.
• Program according to description.

Not included in price
• Lunch
• Tips

Pick-up schedule

The exact pick-up time depends on the location of your hotel (and city district) along the route. To avoid an unnecessary wait, please check the schedule below which indicates pick-up times from specific locations. You will be collected within the designated time window, with a possible time range from 15 minutes (due to e.g. traffic conditions). Please be ready in the lobby at the indicated time and in possession of your printed voucher. The guide of the operator in question will identify him/herself in the lobby. If in doubt, do not hesitate to contact our representatives; you’ll find their telephone numbers on the voucher.

Departure from hotels located in city district:
09.30am and 02.30pm - Habana Vieja (Old Havana)
09.15am and 02.15pm - Vedado
09.00am and 02.00pm - Miramar



Inclusions:
Transportation round trip

Available:
9:00 AM, 2:00 PM - Daily

Departure time and location:
Hotel pick-up/drop-off service - Havana City Hotels

Return location:
As departure

Direction:
N/A

Note:
Due its preservation degree and architectural richness of its monuments and buildings, Old Havana was acknowledged in 1982 by the UNESCO as World Heritage Site. Dress appropriately for the weather, wear sunscreen, and good walking shoes.

We can deliver your VOUCHER to your door (Private House Rentals)

 
   Redemption instructions
After booking your activities or services—3 easy steps:

1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it is critical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

How to redeem your voucher(s):

Reservation confirmations are required. Upon arrival in Havana City, please call the supplier of the activity/service or e-mail us at least 24 hours prior to your desired tour date to reconfirm your reservation; the customer service phone number appears on your printed confirmation voucher(s). On the day of your reservation, please present your printed voucher(s) and photo ID at the supplier representative when pick up at your hotel. You must be at the place 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure.

 
   Terms and conditions
Once you have paid for your reservation, the following cancellation policy applies:

- If you cancel the reservation 72 hours or more before your intended activity day, we will refund you the total amount that you paid minus an administration fee equivalent to 3% of paid amount, with a minimum of EUR 5 (or equivalent) per person.

- If you cancel the reservation less than 72 hours of your expected activity day until pick-up time and NO-SHOW will be charged with a penalty of 100% of the excursion fare.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure accuracy and availability, some errors might still occur. Once aware of such incidents we will make all reasonable effort to advise you within 72 business hours of the booking being made. We reserve the right to cancel the reservation and refund all monies paid, but this of course will be without any liability to you.