Havana, Cuba

24 November - 1 december, 2018
SOLD OUT!

THE PROGRAM 

We are warmly inviting you to experience real Havana with Urszula & Mike. It is not a tourist trip. It is a group of friends going together. Charming, exciting, with secret places to explore. With supporting local artists and helping Cuban people.

7 nights (8 days) in Havana, Cuba

Daytime attractions:
・Old Havana & Havana Harbor walking tour
・full-day trip to Viñales
・Finca Vigía - Ernest Hemingway's home in Cuba
・Fusterlandia - mosaic wonderland & art project
・Callejon de Hamel - a temple of Afro-Cuban culture
・Muraleando - community art project
・Cementerio de Cristobal Colon - the world's most gorgeous cemetery
・National Museum of Fine Arts
・other surprises and secret locations…

Evening attractions:
・carefully chosen private restaurants with excellent food & cocktails
・Buena Vista Social Club music show
・Fabrica de Arte Cubano - art gallery & music club
・Cuban jazz / salsa / rumba concerts and shows
・special one-off music, dance, art events 

The program is subject to change. We „go on the flow” depending on actual programming in the city. Mike Polarny is an expert on local music & art scene, connected with many Cuban artists and promoters, always up-to-date with what is happening in the city.

THE PRICE

US$ 2,100.00
(US$ 1,000.00 deposit to reserve a spot, the rest paid one month before a trip)

Included:

・accommodation: 7 nights, single rooms at guest-houses („casas particulares”)
・all breakfasts (fresh juice, eggs, fruits, veggies, bread, cheese, ham, coffee)
・all entrances to daytime attractions (museums, galleries, etc.)
・all entrances to evening music & art venues
・full-day tour to Viñales (tobacco plantation, rum factory, cave, lookout, lunch)
・all local transportations - mostly with classic cars from 1950s (no seat belts)
・airport pick-up & drop-off
・tour leaders & local guides
・„Support for the Cuban People” itinerary letter

Not included:

・flights (ask us for the most convenient connections)
・food other than breakfasts
・non-alcohol & alcohol drinks
・Cuban tourist visa (included in flights from U.S., confirm with your airline)
・medical insurance (included in flights from U.S., confirm with your airline)

We suggest to bring approx. US$ 500 - 800 for your own expenses and souvenirs.

Cancellation Policy

80% refund for cancellation more than 90 days before the first day of the trip
50% refund for cancellation more than 30 days before the first day of the trip
25% refund for cancellation less than 31 days before the first day of the trip

about us

 world traveler (55 countries), music producer, DJ, promoter, tour operator, entrepreneur, creates cultural projects with embassies & institutions

MIKE POLARNY (SOUND TRAVELER)

world traveler (55 countries), music producer, DJ, promoter, tour guide, entrepreneur

He has been back and forth in Cuba for the last 5 years. He produces music with Cuban jazz & rumba singers and instrumentalists. He co-created numerous music events & art projects in Havana. Expert on local cultural life.

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URSZULA ABOLIK

pedagogue, artist, music teacher, entrepreneur, traveler, co-creates Burning Woman Festival and Burning Man Shamandome camp

She fell in love with Cuba a few years ago and visited the island 15+ times since then. With super-positive attitude towards life, art and travels, she attracts like-minded people.