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Activities in Varadero

Sugar, Rum & Tobacco Tour

2 reviews | 83 travellers
A pleasant excursion, a great lunch, I would definitely repeat !!
10 Lázaro Emilio
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
US$ 105.50
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Discover the essential tastes of Cuba on this guided tour from Varadero: visit a sugar cane plantation and taste Cuban rum and tobacco!

Discover the essential tastes of Cuba on this guided tour from Varadero: visit a sugar cane plantation and taste Cuban rum and tobacco!

Sugar, Rum & Tobacco Tour

Having picked you up from your hotel in Varadero at 9 am, we'll embark on our guided tour, introducing you to the history of the sugar industry in Cuba.

Our first stop will be at a museum dedicated to sugar cane, where we'll discover its impressive collection of locomotives that have been used in the area's sugar production industry. Throughout our tour of the museum, we'll learn about how the sugar cane is grown and processed to make the final product. Afterwards, we'll get to taste guarapo, a refreshing sweet drink made from sugar cane, as well as learning how to prepare one of the most famous cocktails on the island.

After visiting the sugar cane museum, we'll make our way to the town of Cardenas. We'll explore its charming streets and admire its colonial architecture, following in the footsteps of the Arechabala family, creators of the famous Havana Club rum.

Next, we'll enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride around Cardenas to get a new perspective on the town's colourful houses, before stopping for lunch at a local restaurant. A delicious main course, drink and dessert will give us a taste of Cuban cuisine.

With renewed energy, we'll continue on our tour of Cuba's most emblematic products enjoying a tasting of local rum and tobacco and learning about their important role in Cuban culture.

At the end of the tour, you'll be dropped back off at your hotel in Varadero for 4 pm.

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Price

Adults Children between 5 and 10 years old Children under 5 years old
US$ 105.50
US$ 66.80
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 105.50
  • Children between 5 and 10 years old

    US$ 66.80
  • Children under 5 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 4 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 3% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 3% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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Duration

7 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport by minibus.

English speaking guide.

Visit to sugar factory and sugar cane plantation.

Lunch.

Rum and Cuban cigar tasting.

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 105.50
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.