Havana

Salsa Cuba tour in Havana


Salsa Cuba tour in Havana

A complete immersion in Cuban life

A professional dancer for each participant

Dance training and real immersion in the salsa culture!

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    Detailed programme


    This programme includes:
    - A Cuban popular dance course: Cuban salsa/popular styles (hits, cha-cha, mambo, pilón, comparsa, casino-salsa, rueda). 2 levels.

    - An Afro-Cuban dance course: Occidente styles (oricha yoruba…) and Oriente styles (“free-Haitians”).

    Options: Cuban percussions and Afro-Cuban singing

    It is possible to make a complete course of dance, percussion or another instrumental practice, or to mix music and dance.

    Professors are all Cubans and are selected for their competence and their experience of teaching dance courses. They belong to the important traditional groups of Cuba or teach in the national school of Arts.
    Reorganized each year, the training course allows a privileged contact with the musicians and dancers. The relationship with the Cuban population is established on the best possible bases.
    The courses combine a programme of discovering musical richness. Participants are in contact with the music, the dance and the Cuban culture every day, such as concerts and peñas, congas, view of the Cuban instruments, vieja trova, Yoruba Ceremony!

    Day 1:
    Welcome at the airport, transfer and settling in with the host family.
    Cocktail party to welcome the new participants.

    Days 2 to 7:
    Breakfast 8.30
    Classes from 10 to 12: 2 hours of salsa every day with local professional dance teachers plus a dance partner for each student, in a dance hall near where the student is staying.
    Free time for lunch
    Guided visit in the Havana city in the afternoon.
    Dinner and evening in the host family

    Day 8:
    Breakfast 8.30,
    Classes from 10 to 12.
    Afternoon free for catching flight


    Programme of the guided visits:
    Day 2 : The Old Havana.
    Colonial places and the colonial houses (that became hotels, restaurants, etc.)
    - " Florida " Hotel
    - " Conde de Villanueva " Hotel
    - " Los Frailes " Hotel
    - " Palacio O' Farrill " Hotel
    - " La Casona " Gallery
    - " La Muralla " Café

    On the road of Ernest Hemingway
    - " Ambos Mundos " Hotel
    - Bar " La Bodeguita del Medio "
    - Bar " El Floridita "

    Monuments and popular streets
    - The Capitole
    - Obispo Street
    - The old Chemestry " Sarra "
    - " Mercaderes " Street
    - The Chocolate Museum
    - St François d'Assise Coventry

    Day 3: City centre
    - The church of Crowned heart of Havana
    - The church of Notre Dame of Charity
    - The Chinese district
    - Malecon
    - Prado
    - The “Callejon de Hamel”
    - Cigars’s Factory “Partagas”

    Day 4: The Vedado.
    - The University of Havana
    - The place of the Revolution
    - Christophe Colon Cemetery
    - " Nacional " Hotel
    - " John Lennon "’s park
    - " Coppelia "ice-creams
    - Paseo avenue and National theatre
    - The avenue 23 and the Rampa
    - The National Library

    Day 5: A bit more of the old Havana.
    - Arts & Crafts market
    - Mother Teresa Garden
    - The Rhum Havana Club’s house
    - The village of Casablanca area and the Christ of Havana
    - Castle of San Carlos (cabana) and Morro (with the headlight)

    Day 6, 7: More visits
    - Miramar area
    - Ernest Hemingway’s House
    - A day trip to the beach or the countryside (Vinales)
    - Cojimar Village
    - Hemingway Marina
     

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Dates

Dates in 2021 to be confirmed.

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    Location

    The dance hall is located in the heart of the Havana, near the monuments
    of the city. A few minutes from the Capitole, the Place of the Revolution and the Havana Vieja area.

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    Duration

    8 days / 7 nights

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    Accommodation

    Homestay accommodation with local families.

    Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Double or single room (supplement for a single room 80€).
    You will have a half board accommodation: breakfast and dinner with your host family.

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    Tariff

    585,00 €


    This price includes:

    - 7 nights half-board with a hostfamily

    - Salsa classes (14 hours)

    - Airport transfers (30kms from the aiport to Havana)

    - A guide during the trip

    - Membership fees to our association


    This price does not include:
    - Flights
    - Tourist card 27 € per person
    - Exit tax to be paid in cash (25 pesos)
    - Supplement for a single room
    - Lunches
    - Personal spending
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    Good to know

    * A local dance partner is provided for each participant
    * This course is associated to a material help to the population (primary schools of the Old Havana).

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