The Great Excursion combo tour is a 2 part tour. visiting We start with a walking tour in the Historical Centre of Trinidad before a great lunch.After lunch we take a trip to the Valle de Los Ingenios sugar plantation and slave area
We begin at your hotel or casa /guest house where your guide will pick you up.
Visit Jigüe Square, where the city was founded in 1514, through the main street of the city: The Gutiérrez Street, which divides the ancient city from modern.
Visit the Museum of Local History Museum or Cantero Palace and Tower, from where you can see a panoramic view of the entire city and its main attractions.
Continue to the Plaza Mayor, the historic centre of the city.
Next we stop at the Church of the Holy Trinity and the Architecture Museum
We will pass by the Convent of San Francisco, now the National Museum of the Struggle against Bandits.And also a look at Plaza de Santa Ana. Then go on to La Ermita de la Popa, located on the side of a mountain.
Lunch at the top quality restaurant in Trinidad, San Jose
Then we go in a private air con car to the train station which is more than 100 years old and continue to The Valle de Los Ingenios.
Visit to Mirador del Valle de los Ingenios where you can see a panoramic view of this valley which is now a World Heritage Site. You will learn about the history of Cuba’s sugar industry. The valley has 75 past sugar cane mills, plantation houses, and barracks and slave quarters.
We stop to see San Isidro de los Destiladeros, San Isidro is probably the last example of the many archaeological sites in the valley. It was completely isolated and uninhabited for a long time while other sugar mills in the valley were just abandoned or demolished during the Independence War
We will see the town at Manaca-Iznaga, with its famous tower and the well, then Learn about the slavery that worked the sugar plantations.
After returning to Trinidad we look at some local industry at the Santander Family pottery workshop.
Return to Hotel / Casa Particular
Includes admission and tour two museums, one cocktail canchanchara drink at the bar of that name, entry San Isidro, entrance Torre Iznaga, Lunch at top quality San Jose restaurant, transportation, guide in English or Spanish
Price 70 CUC per person (minimum 2 people)
Duration: 5 + hours
This is a combination of two tours: The Historical Walking tour of Trinidad and the Valle de Los Ingenios sugar plantation area tour.
We will learn about the history of Trinidad see some important areas of the city plus see the sugar plantation areas and learn about sugar cane production and the african slaves who worked on the plantations