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Habana Bus Tour

Havana, Cuba
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Ranked #12 of 28 Activities in Havana
Type: Bus tours
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you want to see a relic of a great epoch, not so long sinced past then this is it. A great city to explore on foot but to save on blisters and complicated maps take the bus instead and enjoy a different perspective. If time is short then this will give you an overview of whats there but at... More

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North Vancouver, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The bus tour from Varadero to Habana was an all day event. Our guide went into the history of Habana. In Habana we had an 1 1/2 hr walking tour of the old city and then a great lunch, a visit to one of the old forts and a driving tour of the more modern area including Revolution Square. It... More

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Berlin, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The Habana Bus Tour is not a hop on hop off bus tour like you find in many other cities. It's rather a cheap way to reach some of the outlying hotels and the cemetary. The announcements are short and hard to understand. You learn nothing about the city and see almost none of the touristic highlights. Skip this tour... More

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Singapore, Singapore
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We took this bus on our last day in Havana.We got on the bus in front of our hotel as you and flag for the bus to stop. 5CUC/ per for 2 hours ride and you got see other neighborhood in Havana!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

On a hot sunny day, just go to Plaza Central and get on the red double decker for 5 CUCs. In an hour and forty minutes, you will see a lot of Vedado and Malecon, which are totally different from La Havana Vieja. It is worth a ride!

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Windsor, Canada
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We had a choice, long bus tour with 30 people, or a personalized, photographed, informative, fun, relaxing, comfortable and at a comparable price tour with Yosel ... which would you pick. We chose Yosel Vazquez: Photo Tours. Yosel and his driver Rolando picked us up on time (which we were able to choose the pick up and return time). I... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

About 14 years ago, I used to visit Havana quite often. I had friends living there, taking me to places outside the tourist area, inviting me to their homes. This winter, I managed to persuade my husband to take a vacation in Cuba and one of the things we did - was a bus day-trip ( 8:30 AM to about... More

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
10 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The tour is on an open top double decker bus and takes about 2 hours. It starts in the square in front of the Iberostar Parque Central hotel so is easy to find. It's a really good way to get a feel for the city and is only 5cuc's per person.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We took the town, as opposed to the beach, tour from Parque Centrale. The bus was pretty old with grey plastic seats and the windscreen was badly cracked on our bus. Unlike in other cities there is no recorded commentary. Instead we got the occasional comment from the guide in fairly unintelligible English. The tour took one and three quarter... More

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Arkona, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The red tour buses travel either west to the west side of Havana or east to the beaches well outside the city limits. It would be adviseable to have an idea where to pick up the bus (after you have hopped off for a walk-about) if you wish to do so on the return trip back to where you came... More

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