WITH the recent relaxation of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the USA, Cuba is fast becoming the “must go to” destination for the intrepid traveller. To see this fascinating country before it loses its unique attraction, now is the time to go.
Cruise specialists, Ecruising, have partnered with MSC Cruises, one of the first cruise liners to deploy a ship to Cuban waters, to design a selection of unique new packages to explore the country by land and by sea.
The 13-night packages include a seven-night roundtrip cruise from Havana that visits Jamaica, Cayman Islands and Mexico as well as a six-night highlights tour of Cuba. Travel from Havana and visit Vinales Valley known for its first class tobacco harvests, Cienvegos to view exquisite architecture, Trinidad-the oldest town in Cuba and enjoy a Seafari catamaran excursion to Cayo Blanco- stunning location for snorkelling and swimming.
Packages are priced from $8,239 per person twin share and also include return economy airfares from Sydney, comprehensive land sightseeing and transport, all meals on board MSC Opera and transfers.
Seven-night cruise only itineraries are also available through ecruising, allowing travellers’ flexibility to create their own Cuban adventure starting from just $859 per person twin share.
There are numerous departure dates between December 2015 and April 2016, including a longer exclusive ecruising package for 19-nights whichhas a three night stopover in both Los Angeles and Santiago, Chile. It departs Australia on February 28, 2016 and is priced from $11,059 per person twin share.
For details on all Cuban product visit http://www.ecruising.travel/results.aspx?cl=137&shipid=&d=1307&dm=&embark= or call 1300-369-848.