Sugar, Tabacco and Rum

Departure location: Hotels in Varadero
Tour themes:
  • Culture
Duration: 10 hour(s)
Type: Group tours

Description:

Witness the processes of sugar, rum and cigar making. Visit a sugar plantation and factory. Taste the “guarapo” or sugar cane juice, travel in a steam train of the XX century, visit the city of Cárdenas and Varadero, experience rum and Cuban cigar making from up close. Pick up at hotels according to the staggered schedule established for the tour.

Tour to the Sugar and Steam Museum "José Smith Comas".

Visit to a Sugar Cane plantation with demonstration of manual cutting.

Tour inside the old factory, where machines and equipment that were used in the process of obtaining sugar cane are displayed.

Tasting of the juice of the sugar cane "Guarapo".

Ride on a train pulled by a steam locomotive from the early twentieth century to the park La Edad de Oro.

Lunch in a self-sustainable project, private restaurant in the city of Cárdenas.

Panoramic tour of the City of Cárdenas that includes its main avenues and points of interest. Visit to the Oscar María de Rojas Museum. Free time in the plaza José A. Echeverría.

Panoramic tour of Varadero, from its 1st Avenue to 64th Street.

Visit the Craft Workshop on 56th Street and visit the Casa del Ron on 1st Avenue and Calle 63 which includes:

Explanation about the process and history of rum making in Cuba.

Tasting of rums and creams.

Panoramic visit to the Varadero Golf Club and its Dupont Mansion.

Visit to the Casa del Tabaco or Casa del Café in Plaza Las Morlas which includes:

Explanation by the staff of the house about the Cuban cigar manufacturing process and its marriage with different Cuban rums.

Demonstration of manual twisting and possibility to make your own cigar.

Matching tobacco and rum.

Tasting a coffee (The Coffee House of Plaza Las Morlas).

Free time from 30 to 40 min in Plaza Las Morlas.

Back to hotel.

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  • Cash
  • Sun protector
  • Sun Glasses
  • Bottle of Water

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