8 days in Cuba Itinerary

8 days in Cuba Itinerary

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8 days in Cuba Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Havana
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo ©
The stress of modern life feels a million miles away when you holiday on Cayo Largo, a small and unspoiled resort island off the coast of Cuba.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Paraiso and then admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Hatchery, kick back and relax at Sirena Beach, and then stroll through Playa Mal Tiempo.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cayo Largo trip planning website .

Boston, USA to Cayo Largo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Boston in January, things will get much warmer in Cayo Largo: highs are around 81°F and lows about 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Valle de Vinales
Highlights from your plan
Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach

5
nights
Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, beaches, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Malecón of Havana, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba, don't miss a visit to El Capitolio, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Havana road trip tool .

Getting from Cayo Largo to Havana by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cayo Largo in January, Havana is a bit cooler at night with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Havana ©
Old Havana

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