Reservation Form: Eastern Cuba Nature & Culture 2019

December 1-8, 2019:

We will visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (two of the six UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Cuba are located in the eastern provinces), National Parks, and various other protected areas. These will include five BirdLife International designated Important Bird Areas (IBAs ) – Cuchillas del Toa Biosphere Reserve, Alejandro de Humboldt National Park, as well as Baitiquirí, Boqueron, and Gran Piedra reserves.

December 9, 2019:

Santiago Extension Option: Breakfast followed by a tour of the city’s historic sites, which include Moncada Barracks, the site of young Fidel Castro’s initial (and failed) attack on a Cuban military establishment in 1953, leading to his capture and imprisonment. We will also visit the Plaza of the Revolution, which features stunning sculpture of Antonio Maceo, followed by lunch and an afternoon tour of Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca fortress overlooking Santiago’s rugged, unspoiled coast. Return to Santiago for exploration of the city’s historic central square. Farewell dinner and accommodation in town. 

Registration & Trip Costs

Land costs for the 8 day program is $ 3,495.00 per person for shared accommodations. Single supplements are an additional $ 375.00 per person. A one day optional extension in Santiago de Cuba is available at $ 185.00 per person in a shared room, of $ 235.00 in a single room.

Reservation forms are accepted on a first come, first served basis, and must be accompanied by a $ 700.00 deposit payable to Caribbean Conservation Trust. Enrollment is limited to 14 travelers.

CCT Cuba programs have sold out quickly this season. Fewer participants may result in a reasonable small group supplement. With a total of less than 12 participants, add $ 150.00 per person for a small group supplement.