Guide Service
  • Hire a guide for half day, full day or evening
  • Price includes guide's time & personal expenses
  • Guide makes suggestions, arrangements and accompanies you as requested
  • Ultimate flexibility. You decide & paid locally for the activities

Starting at $65

 

Custom Tour
  • Design your own tour based on your interests
  • Price includes the guide, transportation and activities
  • Itinerary is organized & arranged in advance
  • The convenience of upront payment with a credit card or debit card

Starting at $200

 

If you don’t find the tour that ticks all the boxes, you have two options to design your own experience in Cuba: Guide Service and Custom Day Tours.

These services are available for day tours in Havana, or day trips to Viñales or Varadero.

They are led by one of our trustworthy, knowledgeable, and friendly guides. We never subcontract.  Our Design Your Own options are primarily in English or Spanish, but let us know if you have another preference, we may have a guide that speaks your language!

ACTIVITIES ON-THE-GO

Nearly everything going on in Havana can be arranged on the spot or at very short notice. Only a few events such as some ballet performances, or special activities such as dance classes, or training with an expert boxing instructor need to be arranged ahead of time*. All other events and activities in Havana, such as entry to a cabaret show like the Tropicana, going to a Buena Vista Show, or an after-hours visit to Hemingway’s ranch, can all be arranged on the day or the day before. If you are interested in a museum or other venue, let us know in advance so we can arrange your service during hours of operation.

With Design Your Own, you can…

  • Take a day trip to Varadero or Viñales
  • Attend a baseball game
  • Visit local museums
  • Explore neighbourhoods off the tourist track
  • Visit urban farms
  • Visit Havana’s beaches
  • Ride the Hershey train or the ferry across the bay
  • Take a cocktail history tour
  • Go zip-lining or horseback riding
  • Learn about Cuba’s most famous exports, rum and cigars
  • Attend a concert or festival

*Visits to schools, hospitals or any other official government institutions require arrangement at least a week in advance to obtain special permissions. 

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

Apart from the obvious convenience of having someone help and assist you with creating the perfect Havana experience, our local Havana guides know the city better than most and can take you to some fascinating hidden gems; navigate you through the ever-changing restaurant and bar scene; inform you about Cuba’s history, architecture, culture, and society; entertain you with stories and anecdotes, and maybe even introduce you to some of his or her friends.

Group Size: From 1 - 12 people. We can accommodate groups larger than 12 by adding a 2nd or 3rd guide.

Legality for Americans:  Services are OFAC compliant under the general license Support for the Cuban people 515.574

Child Policy:  We can design an experience that is fun for the whole family!

Prices

Custom Tours
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Starting at $200

Guide Services
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Hours Price/Group
9 am - noon $65 USD
9 am - 6 pm $95 USD
8 pm - 2 am $100 USD
9 am - 2 am $190 USD
 

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