PURE DANCE

4 Days

Experiencing Cuban styles

If you are looking to experience the rich and sensual dance styles in Cuba, we will take you on a dream tour where you will not only have the opportunity to enjoy dance performances with the highest level Cuban Dance Companies, but you will also be able to visit their headquarters and training facilities where you will learn about the different dance training workshops they offer. You will have the privilege to participate in rehearsals and/or classes, and interact with their best dancers in a personal way.

Itinerary

Day 1 :
• Arrival at the Airport of Havana “José Martí”. Meet your guide and driver. Transfer to La Pachanga, a private restaurant, where you will have your first breakfast in the island.
• Check in Private Houses.
• Visit to the Cuban National Ballet School, which is the biggest ballet school in the world and the most prestigious in Cuba.
• Lunch at Al Carbón, a private paladar located in Old Havana.
• Visit to the National Museum of Dance located at Vedado neighborhood in Havana. The museum exhibits a rich collection of objects and documents related to the Cuban history of dance, including some personal belongings of Alicia Alonso, the former prima ballerina and general director of the National Ballet of Cuba.
• Return to Private Houses.
• Visit to a Dance Company. Exchange with managers and dancers. Participation in a rehearsal or class.
• Enjoy a briefing on life in Cuba with a local anthropologist during a welcome cocktail and dinner at the famed Capri Hotel, an Art Deco style gem with stunning rooftop views. Learn Cuban salsa with a live band and celebrate the end of your first day in Cuba with a group of professional dancers who love to have a good time.
• Return to Private Houses.
ACCOMMODATION: Casa Particular in Havana
GRADE: Comfortable
MEALS INCLUDED: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2 :
• Breakfast in the Casa Particular.
• Visit to the headquarters of the National Ballet of Cuba. Talk about the history of the company, visit to its facilities and exchange with some of its managers and dancers. Participation in a rehearsal or class.
• Visit to the Great Theater of Havana “Alicia Alonso”, home of the National Ballet of Cuba, one of the main cultural institutions of the Cuban capital and architecturally one of the icons of the city. A cultural complex composed of several theater and concert halls, conference rooms, a video screening room, as well as an art gallery, a choral center and several rehearsal halls for dance companies.
• Enjoy a delightful lunch in a classic ambiance at Café del Oriente restaurant, located in Plaza de San Francisco de Asis.
• Visit to a Dance Company. Exchange with managers and dancers. Participation in a rehearsal or class.
• Return to Private Houses.
• After some time to freshen up, go on a tour in classic American cars to enjoy the fresh air and beauty of Havana's Malecon and the Bosque de La Habana, a small jungle in the middle of the city.
• Dinner at a private paladar.
• Enjoy a dance function in a city theater according to the cultural schedule of the week.
• Return to Private Houses.
ACCOMMODATION: Casa Particular in Havana
GRADE: Comfortable
MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3 :
• Breakfast in the Casa Particular.
• Visit to the headquarters of the Spanish Ballet of Cuba, directed by the First Dancer and Choreographer Eduardo Veitía. This company has been recognized as the greatest of its kind in the country and has created its own style, based in respect and a serious inquiry into the technical and choreographic work within the Spanish dance panorama.
• Meeting with the Cuban journalist, art critic and curator Toni Piñera who will give us a talk about dance in Cuba. A unique opportunity for the dance lovers.
• Lunch at the private restaurant Habitania, in Nuevo Vedado.
• You will be taken straight to Old Havana for a private walking tour to enjoy the beauty and mysticism of its main squares: Plaza de Armas, Plaza de San Francisco de Asís, Plaza Vieja, and Plaza de la Catedral.
• Return to Private Houses.
• Dinner at the private restaurant Los Naranjos.
• Enjoy a dance function in a city theater according to cultural schedule of the week.
• Return to Private Houses.
ACCOMMODATION: Casa Particular in Havana
GRADE: Comfortable
MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 4 :
• Breakfast in the Casa Particular.
• You will enjoy an exclusive and unique experience in Cuba. You will meet a man with a peculiar story who will open the doors of his house to delight you not only with his personal story but also with other surprises.
• Transfer to José Martí International Airport. Go back home!
MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast

Includes/Excludes

This Trip Cost Includes

  • Transfers in and out
  • Accommodation
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Activities specified
  • Entry fees.

This Trip Cost Excludes

  • Food and drinks not specified
  • Tips/Gratuities

Price Range

Date: June 2022 – October 2023

Passenger Range:

1 Passenger:    SGL: $2833.00     DBL:


2 Passengers:    SGL: $1807.00    DBL: $1738.00


3 Passengers:    SGL: $1465.00    DBL: $1361.00


4 Passengers:    SGL: $1326.00    DBL: $1258.00


5- 7 Passengers:    SGL: $1243.00  DBL: $1174.00


8- 13 Passengers:    SGL: $1134.00  DBL: $1065.00


14- 19 Passengers:    SGL: $1022.00  DBL: $953.00


20- 25 Passengers:    SGL: $965.00  DBL: $896.00


26- 31 Passengers:    SGL: $935.00  DBL: $866.00


32- 37 Passengers:    SGL: $914.00  DBL: $845.00


38- 42 Passengers:    SGL: $896.00  DBL: $827.00

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Trip Facts

  • Casa Particular
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