17 February – 1 March 2018
Rider Price: US $5,750 | Pillion Price: US $4,650
On the largest island in the Caribbean, our Cuba Motorcycle Tour combines idyllic beaches and stunning countryside with historic towns and a vivacious culture. Behind the sometimes shabby facades, gold-dust lingers. It’s these rich dichotomies that make travel here the exciting, exhilarating roller-coaster ride it is. Trapped in a time warp and reeling from an economic embargo that has grated for more than half a century, this is a country where you can wave goodbye to Western certainties and expect the unexpected.
During this tour of Cuba with Extreme Bike Tours, you will ride through and visit some of the most spectacular parts of Cuba. Historic Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and Santiago de Cuba, rural villages, sun and salsa.
Your fuel and accommodation are included in the cost of the tour. You may need to pay for additional excursions and items personal in nature (alcohol etc).
Approx. 6-8 hours riding per day
Airport pick up and transfer to the hotel.
We will explore the colonial splendour of old town Havana on a walking city tour. We’ll visit to the fortresses Morro and la Cabaña, where Ché Guevara had his headquarters with magnificent views of Havana and visit the Hemingway’s Country estate on the bikes,nwhich is now a museum. The author left his home in 1960, complete with books, hunting trophees and art collection, including a Picasso.
We head to the national park of Viñales via natural reserve Las Terrazas, where we can swim in the ponds of San Juan de Dios. A boat trip to Cueva del Indio will take us exploring through caves along the river.
With so mush to see in Viñales, we will stay for the day, visiting the Prehistoric Wall with enormous wall paintings, a traditional tobacco farmer’s house and have lunch at the Cimarron’s Cave – once used by runaway slaves. The day will end with a beautiful roundtrip in the mountains.
We start this aqua-themed day at a crocodile farm in Boca de Ciénaga, followed by a once-in-a-lifetime lunch experience at Cave of the Fish – a deepwater hole in the forest, filled with exotic fish! Jump in and take a swim in this natural, tropical fish tank. We also visit a museum at the historically famous Bay of Pigs.
After breakfast, we visit Cienfuegos with Parque Cespedes, the central park in colonial Cienfuegos and Palacio de Valle, the beautiful private palace of a Spanish industrialist. You’ll also have the chance to swim with dolphins at Rancho Luna.
In Trinidad we will take in the rich culture visiting museums and epic view of town from the tower. After a morning of sightseeing it’s time to relax on the beach for the afternoon.
Another day in Trinidad takes us to Topes de Collantes nature reserve in the Escambray Mountain range and down into the town of Maincaragua. We then head to Valle de los Ingenios, known as ‘Valley of the Sugar Mills’, and take a look around the sugar plantation Manaca Iznaga.
After a few hours ride with jaw-dropping scenery to Camagüey, today is time to relax, drink some fine coffee and perhaps a beer or two.
We set of early for a long riding day to the colonial town of Remedios – the oldest Spanish settlement in the former Las Villas province.
We head back to Havana, with a visit to the Che Guvarrea Monument and museum, with a huge statue of Ché Guevara and his mausoleum. We all have a goodbye dinner together.
Make the most of beautiful Havana with your own agenda. Stroll around the streets admiring the quirky architechure, visit the cathedral, antique markets, have a few rooftop drinks – the choice is yours! We then depart Cuba the following day. End of the Cuba Motorbike Tour.
Extreme Bike Tours can change the tour itinerary without notification if required to deal with any issues that may arise in the countries we operate in, very often due to adverse weather conditions. The itinerary will not change much but if we can make it better we always will.