Thursday | Day 12

//Thursday | Day 12

Thursday | Day 12

Breakfast at accommodation.

You will leave Baracoa today and head back over the spectacular La Farola road towards Santiago de Cuba before heading north across the island towards Holguin province. An interesting road that, after leaving the motorway, passes through many pleasant towns and villages before you stop at the tiny village of Biran in the foothills of the Nipe Mountains. Biran is the birthplace of Fidel and Raul Castro who both became iconic world leaders and you will see the house where the brothers were born, which is also the final resting place of their parents. Lunch today will be served enroute to Holguin.

After a tour of Biran the journey will continue to Holguin, founded in 1545 and now one of the largest cities on the island. There will be a short tour of the colonial centre of the city, famed for its numerous small squares, a focal point for local life.

Tour Concludes late afternoon.

Those guests concluding their Cuban journey after the tour and flying to Miami, may need to overnight in Holguin before transferring to Holguin Airport on Saturday morning for the short direct flight with American Airlines, where you can connect with Virgin Atlantic’s direct service to London Heathrow, or other convenient international flight connections. Alternatively, you can return to Havana by road for your international flight home, or alternatively by air if Cuban internal flights are operating. Please talk to us for ideas and the latest information.

 Those guests continuing to the beautiful beaches of Guardalavaca will be transferred to their hotels and onward travel arrangements made as required.