Travel-Learn Program

Island Life in Cuba

When: November 03, 2018 - November 11, 2018 (iCal)

Description

 

“From start to finish, an unforgettable learning and people-to-people experience”

 

Let’s not just “do Cuba.” Let’s immerse ourselves in Cuban history, culture, art, cuisine, and daily life. On our extraordinary People-to-People journey, we’ll follow Cuba’s evolution from Spanish colony to Communist state. We’ll be treated to special performances of Cuban music and dance. We’ll visit rarely seen cities and five UNESCO World Heritage sites. We’ll explore places of stunning natural beauty and surprising cultural contrasts. And we’ll truly get to know people across the spectrum of Cuban life, from artists to farmers. To discover even more, we can add a post-program option that combines the rich history and culture of Santiago de Cuba and the arts, rural life, and scenic coastline of Holguin province.

Terrific value: Price includes all meals and accommodations, excursions, taxes, visa fees, medical insurance as required by the Cuban government, and more.

 

Activity Level: Very Active

 

Preview Flyer

To avoid the disappointment of a sold-out program,
call our travel partner Thomas P. Gohagan & Company at 1-800-922-3088

Cost

Price from approximately $6,495
Includes land only; per person, based on double occupancy.
Itinerary and price are tentative and subject to change.

Contact

Usha Nand Sellers Ed. D., Director Tufts Travel-Learn Program, at usha.sellers@tufts.edu or 617-627-5323

Itinerary

Get a unique, firsthand experience of life on a Caribbean island like no other.

    Visit with Cuban artists, musicians, farmers, students, and senior citizens, and learn about their values, interests, and daily lives

    • Explore five UNESCO World Heritage sites: Old Havana, the Viñales Valley, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, and Camagüey

    • Experience Havana’s art, architecture, and lively street life, and find out what it’s like to go to college in Cuba

    • Share a home-style lunch and ideas on life with an organic farmer in the strikingly beautiful Pinar del Río province

    • Savor the fascinating blend of French and Spanish cultures in historic, seaside Cienfuegos, Cuba’s “Pearl of the South”

    • Discover a pair of hidden gems: the culturally rich university town of Santa Clara and the perfectly preserved colonial city of Trinidad

    • Stroll Camagüey’s maze-like alleyways, meet members of the city’s famed ballet, and learn the secret to making tinajones
       (Camagüey’s iconic red earthenware pots) 

    • Get in-depth looks at Cuba’s history, architecture, arts, and economy during expert-guided walks, specially arranged performances,
       and enriching excursions

    • Gain an appreciation of authentic Cuban cuisine while dining throughout our journey at paladares (small, independent, family-run restaurants)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Itinerary and price are tentative and subject to change

 

617-627-5323|usha.sellers@tufts.edu