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Cuba: Connecting with People and Culture

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Starting: Sep 20, 2018
Through: Sep 26, 2018
Book By: Sep 16 2018 7:00PM
# of Nights: 6
Supplier:  Tauck
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ID:  4997363
from $5,990.00  (USD)
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1 Miami     
2 ¡Bienvenido a Cuba!     
3 Historic Havana & the Arts     
4 Cuban baseball, crafts & more     
5 Cuban agriculture in the Viñales Valley     
6 Colón Cemetery, Hemingway & Centro Habana     
7 Journey Home     
Number of Nights: 6
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Cuba: Connecting with People and Culture

Until recent years, few U.S. citizens have been able to experience Cuba travel. But under a licensed granted by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, Tauck has been providing People-to-People educational exchange travel to Cuba since 2012. Meet face-to-face with local residents from different professions, share thoughts, gain knowledge, and connect with Cuba's cultural heritage on our 7-day, Havana-based Cuba: Connecting with People and Culture. Around key themes of Cuban culture and the arts, history, architecture, entrepreneurism, agriculture, baseball and more, travelers interact directly with the people of Cuba. Meet Cuban students, teachers, architects, artisans, dancers, musicians, coaches and ballplayers... learn about Ernest Hemingway's Cuba... discuss art and private enterprise at the studios of community artists... visit with agricultural workers to talk about agrarian reform and organic farming... interact with members of community and charitable organizations about their work... learn about Cuban cultural traditions... have meals at paladares (small, privately operated Cuban restaurants)... and connect with Cuba and Cubans on Tauck's cultural exchange.

Five days of "People-to-People" educational exchange; visits and discussions at Cuban cultural and arts organizations, museums, art projects, tobacco production facilities and more. Exclusive Tauck Experiences fostering meaningful cultural connections with Cuban families, artists, musicians, students, educators, agricultural workers, artisans, entrepreneurs, community leaders, baseball coaches and players and others

Why is Tauck offering travel to Cuba?
The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control has granted Tauck a license to provide People-to-People educational exchange travel to Cuba. Our 8-day small group cultural educational trips will enable travelers to meet face-to-face with local Cuban residents from different professions to share thoughts, gain knowledge, and connect with Cuba's deep cultural heritage over six days of People-to-People educational and cultural exchange. Our long experience has shown that the power of travel brings people the world over closer together. In the words of Arthur Tauck, Jr. - "It is my strongest conviction that travel is a key to world peace. By exploring new lands and new cultures, we increase our understanding of others and their understanding of us. It is fortunate that man has always had an innate need to explore the world. By facilitating this appetite, we fulfill a fundamental need of humanity and we make the world a better place.

What does "People-to-People" travel mean?
People-to-People travel is an initiative allowing U.S. citizens and others to travel to Cuba on a limited basis to participate in cultural experiences and have direct contact with the Cuban people in order to learn more about them and their culture. A highly rewarding educational experience, People-to-People travel encourages your direct engagement with the Cuban people you will meet during activities focusing on education and cultural exchange. Our experience has found Cubans to be interested in and well-informed about world events and open to frankly discussing the pros and cons of their country, as long as you are open to the same.
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Travel Date Range Price From    
Feb 08, 2018 - Feb 14, 2018 $6,290.00     View Details
Feb 15, 2018 - Feb 21, 2018 $6,290.00     View Details
Mar 15, 2018 - Mar 21, 2018 $6,290.00     View Details
Sep 20, 2018 - Sep 26, 2018 $5,990.00     View Details
Oct 11, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018 $6,190.00     View Details
Oct 18, 2018 - Oct 24, 2018 $6,190.00     View Details
Nov 01, 2018 - Nov 07, 2018 $6,190.00     View Details
Nov 08, 2018 - Nov 14, 2018 $6,190.00     View Details
Dec 06, 2018 - Dec 12, 2018 $6,190.00     View Details
Dec 20, 2018 - Dec 26, 2018 $6,290.00     View Details
Dec 27, 2018 - Jan 02, 2019 $6,290.00     View Details
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.

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