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Private Travel


Our Colibrí journey offers the best group value for your Cuban adventure.

This is not a custom journey but an artfully designed private adventure which allows for self exploration while showcasing Cuba's must see sites and our special off-the-beaten path authentic experiences. Gather your friends and family (minimum 8 person group) and experience the island magic. Get to know the locals, go behind the tourist facade & dive into the island's rich & welcoming culture.

Allow us to handle all legal and logistical aspects of your trip to Cuba.

Fall in love with Cuba and its people with CUBA CANDELA.


5 Days

— Most Popular —


From $1,645*

Dates: Anytime!

Group Size: Private. Yours only.

Cities: Havana and Viñales


  • Visit to the private home and studio of a local Cuban artist
  • Tour Cuba’s tobacco steeped countryside charm by local transport: an oxcart!
  • Dance the night away at a local open-air, ocean-side salsa club

* price based on a group size of 8+ travelers

7 Days

— Best Value —


From $1,920*

Dates: Anytime!

Group Size: Private. Yours only.

Cities: Havana, Viñales, Trinidad + more


  • Exploration of Centro Habana behind the façade, meeting locals in their homes
  • Witness inspiring French influences in Cienfuegos, Cuba’s “Pearl of the South”
  • Hike and waterfall dive in the magical Topes de Collantes natural reserve

* price based on a group size of 8+ travelers

4 Days

— Weekend Escape —


From $1,514*

Dates: Anytime!

Group Size: Private. Yours only.

Cities: Havana (Viñales optional)


  • Mojito-making with live music on a private rooftop at sunset
  • Exploration of Old Havana and spontaneous interactions with locals
  • Tour Havana in a beautifully restored vintage American convertible car!

* price based on a group size of 8+ travelers


Enjoy the comfort of our private four-star accommodations. Stay in your very own private home or charming guesthouse, start the day with delicious and local breakfast favorites and experience the warmth of genuine Cuban hospitality along with the quality service you expect from CUBA CANDELA.



·       U.S. travel license 

·       Compliance with all U.S. travel regulations

·       Accommodation in a four-star private home or guesthouse

·       All breakfasts

·       Restaurant reservations for all lunches and dinners

·       Private car with A/C from 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM daily

·       All airport, activity and excursion transfers

·       Local host (guide)

·       All activities and special experiences on itinerary

·       Artfully designed (non-custom) itinerary


·       Unlimited access to U.S. travel planning staff

·       Cuba Travel Handbook

·       All gratuities, taxes and fees ("all-in price"), except tip for local host

Not Included

·       Flight and airline fees

·       Cuban travel visa

·       Incidentals such as all lunches and dinners ($10-$40 per meal)

·       Tip for local host ($20 total per host per person suggested)

·       Alcoholic beverages

·       Cancellation or other travel insurance (highly recommended)



Colibrí Reviews*

*All of our reviews are ethically collected from paying customers
with no incentive provided to the reviewer.


My trip with Cuba Candela was outstanding!! I highly recommend using them as the best way to see Cuba, get a feel for the people and the culture and make the most out of your visit
— Jill W.
I can’t imagine traveling to Cuba without working with Cuba Candela. Their service level is top-notch, and the travel experience with them was flawless.
— Scott V.
My sister and I have been very blessed in our life to travel to many different countries and experience many different cultures, but this trip was among the most special.
— Amanda K.

- FAQ -

1.       Is the Colibrí itinerary customizable?

The Colibrí private journey includes a standard itinerary which is not customizable. It has been designed to provide a good balance of programmed activities showcasing the best of Cuba, with guided free time for legal self-exploration.

2.      Is the Colibrí private journey only available for groups?

Our Colibrí private journey requires a minimum 8-person group size. These are not group tours with other people. You must bring a minimum group size of 8 persons for the Colibrí private journey with CUBA CANDELA. The itinerary is designed to provide an amazing introduction to Cuban culture, a mix of the best iconic sites along with off-the-beaten path, special experiences that we have created to show you inspiring aspects of Cuban culture.

3.      What type of transportation do you provide?

We provide transportation via private car for a minimum of twelve hours daily (extended service optional) and include all airport and activity transfers. Your private car will be an air-conditioned sedan or air-conditioned van, depending on your group size and personal preference. Many of our drivers are highly educated English speakers, and some even hold advanced university degrees. Our travelers often state that conversations with their drivers were some of the most meaningful throughout their journey in Cuba.

4.      How do I book my flight?

You have the flexibility to book your own flight on your preferred airline at any time you wish. We will automatically track flight delays and be waiting to greet you upon arrival. United, American, Delta and JetBlue all fly directly to Havana and flights can be booked easily online.

 5.     Are local hosts with us at all times?

Our hosts are more like a local friend showing you the secret local spots and less like a tour guide. Your host will be at your service for the entire trip, but you will have free time to be on your own as well.