Great Viñales excursions

View over the Vinales Valley Romtomtom/Flickr

View over the Vinales Valley ©Romtomtom/Flickr

The amazing Viñales Valley is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Cuba. It is an extremely attractive site due to its natural beauty and traditional agricultural techniques used here. In case you are looking for an incomparable Cuban destination, I recommend you to choose this amazing region. There are numerous fantastic sights to visit here. Besides, there are different excursions and tours in the Viñales Valley. Do you want to find out more about some great Viñales excursions? All you need to do is to read the following guide. Below I will give you some useful info relating to some tours and excursions in the Viñales Valley.

Viñales tour by bus

Perhaps the best, but surely the most comfortable way to explore the region is by bus. The bus leaves at 9:00 from the small town of Viñales. The bus stops at Los Jazmines viewpoint where passengers can take photos of the region. The tour also includes a visit to a tobacco field, a lunch at a great restaurant and a visit to El Palenque de los Cimarrones. Then the bus returns to Viñales.

Walking tour

For the active ones the best option is to explore the region by foot. There is a fantastic walking tour with a local guide who will take you along the whole area and will tell you everything about the fantastic Viñales Valley. The tour takes about 6 hours, starting at 8:45 and ending at 14:30. Explore the amazing landscapes and make some workout by this great guided tour!

View over the Vinales Valley Romtomtom/Flickr

View over the Vinales Valley ©Romtomtom/Flickr

Horseback riding tour

Do you love horses? Well, I have good news for you. Horseback riding is a common activity dedicated to the tourists in Cuba. You can also explore the amazing Viñales Valley by booking a horseback riding tour. During a 3-4 hour tour you will have the possibility of admiring almost the entire region with its stunning flora and fauna. You will visit tobacco plantations and some caves during the tour.

View over the Vinales Valley ruffin_ready/Flickr

View over the Vinales Valley ©ruffin_ready/Flickr

Biking tour

If you prefer visiting some sight by your bike or you want to rent one, you can do it in the Viñales Valley, too. The biking tour is a guided one, taking you some excellent tourist attractions like the Indian’s Cave, the Palenque de los Cimarrones or the Casa del Veguero where you will learn about the process of cigar making. The tour takes about 4-5 hours.

Tour of Santo Tomas Great Cavern

The amazing Santo Tomas Great Cavern is one of the highlights of the region. It is considered to be the third largest cave of Latin America. It is about 45 km long totally and attracts numerous tourists. You can also visit it by making a reservation for a great guided tour. The tour takes about half a day.

Cueva de Santo Tomas, geolocations.ws

Cueva de Santo Tomas ©geolocations.ws

 

 

 

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