Trinidad - Cienfuegos Full Day Tour
See the contrast between the two wonderful cities of Trinidad and Cienfuegos on this enjoyable full day tour seeing the famous sights!
Enter a time warp when you visit the wonderful city of Trinidad on private sightseeing tours. It is among the most charming and perfectly preserved cities found in Cuba, nicely nestled near the Escambray mountains. It is also recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Trinidad is the ideal place for the anyone who loves history, culture or architecture but also for those who love the fantastic scenery and lively entertainment. There are many options and a great variety of exciting guided tours of Trinidad.
Your time spent in Trinidad on walking tours will include strolling through the cobblestone winding streets and alleyways, looking in awe at the magnificent old and new architecture, visiting museums and best of all chatting with the friendly locals who will no doubt, chance their arm, and try to sell you something!
While the cuisine generally in Cuba gets a bad rap, there are some very nice traditional dishes to be enjoyed when in Trinidad. It is just not as flavoursome or spicy as other countries.
What they lack in cuisine, Trinidad makes up for in Coffee and Rum!
Many of the beautiful architectural old buildings are now museums and a very popular one to visit on a Trinidad culture tour is the Museo Romántico. This was once the Brunet Palace owned by Conde de Brunet, a sugar baron and one of the wealthiest people of the colonial period. Nowadays the museum displays the luxurious belongings of the Brunet family.
It is not all about the culture and history in Trinidad due to its location near the Escambray mountains. You can do exciting and thrilling adventure tours in Trinidad.
Topes De Collantes National Park is a nature reserve within the Escambray mountains. On hiking tours, horseback riding tours, 4x4 tours and many other activity tours, explore the beautiful sights such as the incredible waterfalls and caves.
The ideal time to go on private sightseeing tours of Trinidad is December through to March. There may be some rainfall during these months, but the temperatures are not unbearable when walking around the attractions. August and September are very wet months so best to avoid these times. Also, check out when the festivals are on during the year because these are excellent times to visit with lots of festivities.
The city of Trinidad is very slightly cheaper than Cuba’s capital city Havana for tourists and a lot cheaper for residents. In Trinidad, you can have a lovely 3-course meal for two people in a decent restaurant for US$10. Accommodation is the city is excellent value and you stay in traditional colonial Casas. Adventure tours of Trinidad or guided tours are well worth the money you pay for the quality of service you are provided with.
Very similar to the tips of Havana, when travelling to Trinidad or anywhere in Cuba, you need to check the situation on visa’s to enter the country. Do not drink the tap water, always buy bottled water which is very cheap. On sightseeing tours of Trinidad do not stray away from the group. When it comes to WiFi in the city, you may not have any in the hotels and you may have to rely on a WiFi card for internet hot spots.
The climate in Trinidad is a moderate subtropical climate that consists of a humid season and a dry season. The humid season starts in May and ends around October. The dry season starts November and ends April. It does rain even during the dry season a small bit but the wettest times of the year are August and September. The temperatures are at their highest in July and August averaging 33 degrees Celsius.