Welcome to Pirates of the Caribbean 2022
Wander through the streets of downtown Habana, the oldest city in America. Go to Varadero for a swim at one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Discover Viñales, a small village where you can learn to dance salsa, or try your hand at surfing.
Ready for the adventure?
Day 1 & Day 2: Viñales
On day 1 we will arrive at Viñales and admire the most picturesque landscapes. One of the biggest draws to the area is the "mogote", hills and dance the most traditional countryside Cuban music in Casa de la Música.On day 2 we will discover the beauty of flora and fauna of this place, to mention a few caves: Cueva del Indio, or Palenque de los cimarrones, canopying between their mountains for 1 km.
Day 3: Cuban Cigars Tour
Day 3 will be full of nature and adventure, so we must be ready to conquer the challenge.We will start with a cigar tour in the morning, where we will learn about how cigars are made, and then we head out on a horseback riding tour to see the sunset from the top of a mountain.We will end up the day in Casa de la Música, partying at Palenque de los Cimarrones.
Day 4: Old Havana
Let's start the day with a horse tour, visiting one of the most beautiful places around Vinales.Then we will grab our backpacks and head to Havana for a salsa workshop by professional local dancers.After the workshop we will have some time to explore the city, finishing the day in one of the most beautiful Havana's bars for a Pub Crawl.
Day 5: Havana Vieja
Havana is one of the most beautiful cities in Latin America. In this tour, we will visit all the historical places in Habana Vieja, and see the Capitol building, el Castillo del Morro, and the Cathedral de la Havana.We will walk by the Malecon and visit the Callejon de Hamel, el Morro and Cabaña Cañonazo de las 9.Besides, we will participate in a Tour Afro-Cuban Culture Workshop.
Day 6: NYE in Havana
Prepare for the best New Year's Eve ever in Havana. We will visit the José Martí Memorial, the Plaza de la Revolución, and the Mirador.We will take an American old car through the streets of Old Havana. In the afternoon you will have free time to prepare for this amazing party!
Day 7: Varadero
This is the first day of the year!After an amazing party the previous night, we will wake up to take a breakfast and head to Varadero.After the check-in in the accommodation, we will spend some free time chilling on the beach.Welcome to 2023!
Day 8: Catamaran tour
We don't want to be bored while we are on our trip, so we need lots of activities and not just the classic touristy ones.We will enjoy Varadero a Catamaran tour followed by snorkeling and beach sports.After this, we will go for a Salsa Workshop, which will be your 3rd class, so we can start to show off your newly learned skills.Finally, we will end the day with dinner to recover some energy to continue our adventure.
Day 9: Scuba diving
Whether you're looking to enjoy the beach or go on an adventure, we still don't know where there's a better place than Varadero to dive.
It's the best place in Cuba.We start early in the morning, and have lots of time on the beach for some fun!After dinner, we will go for a walk around town and enjoy our free time.
Day 10: Trinidad
We will prepare ourselves a yummy breakfast and then we will head towards Trinidad where we will check in our hotel, after resting for a bit, we will go visit the city.A city that seems frozen in time, with horse-drawn carriages and cobbled streets. This makes it the most beautiful town in Cuba.Since we are already in the mood, we will go clubbing in a Cave Club.
Day 11: Waterfalls by horse
Adventurers, we welcome you to a beautiful adventure in the mountains of Trinidad.We will go in the morning for a horse ride that will take us on an adventure to look at the hidden waterfalls in the forest of Trinidad.On the way back we will enjoy some traditional lunch and have some free time to prepare ourselves for the night's party.
Day 12: Tope de Collantes
It's time for a trip to Topes de Collantes! We're going to leave after breakfast and won't return until lunch.Once we get back from Topes de Collantes, we will have time for lunch and a shower before heading off to our fourth salsa workshop of the trip, by now you should be already an expert.After dinner, we will head to Cave Club. This place is absolutely incredible, we're excited to show off our new moves!
Day 13: Playa Ancon and Farewall
Day 13 will be the last day of the event, but you won't have to worry about wasting any time. We will go on a trip to Playa Acon this day!We'll be saying goodbye to all the new friends we've made and all the adventures we've had.We hope you could stay longer but we know that everyone has their own life and they cannot stay forever.You'll have become part of our family, you are a part of AEGEE history forever because you were here at this moment when we made history with AEGEE-Málaga.Do not miss this unique, once-in-life, best-ever event of AEGEE!
Summary of Pirates of the Caribbean 2022
As you can already imagine, this is not a common AEGEE event. It is full of big and small details that you will discover from the moment you step on this adventure.
Pirates of Caribbean 2022
Where? Cuba, Viñales, Havana, Varadero, Trinidad
When? 26th December 2022 - 7th January 2023
How much? 599 €
Fee includes accommodation, at least two meals a day, and activities and transport during the whole event*The program could suffer slight changes and pictures could not represent exactly the places where we will enjoy this awesome experience. Scuba diving will be an optional activity