- MINIMUM PARTICIPANTS: 15
- MAX. PARTICIPANTS: NA (GROUPS OF 50; STAGGERED DEPARTURES 15 TO 20 MINUTES APART)
- COST: $83.00 /per Person- Price includes: • Freshly squeezed tropical juice choice • 2 raffled guayaberas • Cuban coffee _____________________ INCLUSIONS: -All entrance fees, taxes, and gratuities -Tour interpretation by guide starts and ends at the hotel -Guide to guest ratio does not exceed 1:25. There are always 2 Dragonfly Expeditions staff members – one to give the driver directions and the other to exclusively provide the interpretation without distraction -Our guides are certified and trained -Visit to a local marketplace with typical Cuban fare on display -One freshly squeezed tropical juice choice per guest -Visit to a custom shirt tailor - home of the world’s most famous Guayabera maker (typical 4 pocket Cuban shirt, worn outside of pants). Shop has been patronized by Ronald Reagan, Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin and many others -Two Guayaberas to be raffled among tour participants -Visit to the first art gallery in Little Havana featuring Cuban masters and emerging artists (subject to availability) -Visit to boutique cigar manufacturing facility hosted by members of a five generation cigar-making family -One Cuban coffee for each participant at a traditional walkup window in the Latin Quarter -Visit to internationally recognized Domino Park (featured in the opening scenes of Miami Vice) -Stop at Cuban themed gift store -View of Boulevard of Monuments celebrating heroes of the Cuban drive for independence and freedom -Dramatic last stop at a National Shrine with a priceless icon of the Cuban patron saint on display
- DURATION: 3.5 TO 4 HOURS (INCLUDING TRANSFER TIMES FROM/TO SOUTH BEACH) ** TOUR MUST NOT DEPART EARLIER THAN 9:15AM
- REQUIREMENTS: N/A
DescriptionEvent name: Cuban Heritage Tour
It was not long ago that Miami was a rather large but quiet Southern city. The Castro revolution in in 1959 changed forever. Wave after wave of Cuban refugees have transformed into the Capital of the , a fast-paced, internationally-connected, commercial and entertainment hub with a racy Latin image. From the food, to the accents on the street, to the fashion scene and artist’s studio, now pulses with an original blended culture.
Photo courtesy: the State Library and Archives of