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Excursions from Cayo Guillermo/Coco thru Thomas Cook

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Excursions from Cayo Guillermo/Coco thru Thomas Cook

Having returned this week from a really great holiday in Grand Caribe Club Cojimar I thought the following might be of use to those planning their holiday:-

Havana Day - short flight to the capital spend a full day visiting the new and old Havana and the sights that have made history. Adult 179CUC Child 135CUC (Tues, Weds & Thurs)

Havana Overnight - Check into your hotel and visit the tropicana cabaret at night. Day 2 takes you to the back streets of Havana walking the Ernest Hemmingway trail, visit a rum factory and the El Morro fortress for photos. Adult 295CUC (based on 2 adults sharing a room - supplement of 25cuc for singles) Child 189CUC (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Dolphin Deluxe - Drive through the heart of Cuba on this 2 day event. Day 1 visit Santa Clara learning about Che Guevara in his monument and museum then onto Cienfuegus with free time before checking into hotel. Day 2 swim and play with dolphins and watch shows. Adult 169CUC (based on 2 adults sharing a room - suppliment of 15CUC for singles) Child 139CUC (Thurs & Sat)

Dolphin day trip Adult 139CUC Child 99CUC (not actual prices but guestimates as not on the sheet provided)

Catamaran - sit back relax and put your feet up on an all inclusive catamaran. Snorkel on the multicoloured coral reef and discover beautiful tropical fish. Your friendly crew will knock up a delicious lunch. Adult 75CUC Child 38CUC (Mon, Tues,Thurs/Fri) - [Note some of these are half day only check with your rep]

Colourful Cuba - Discover the real Cuba, visit a crocodile farm and meet the baby crocodiles before speeding through the sugarcane fields seated on a rustic old steam train. Canter by horse and cart through the local town of Moron and experience a fun boat ride across the Redonda lake. Adult 65CUC Child 49CUC (Tues, Thurs & Sat)

Speedboats - Drive your very own sppedboat at top speed through the mangroves, follow your guide to a beautiful quite stream where you can snorkel. To drive the boat you must be 18years of age. Adult 41CUC Child 21CUC (Daily)

Trinidad Day - Travel trhough the heart of Cuba's countryside and twist through the mountains in the world heritage town of Trinidad. Adult 70CUC Child 52CUC (Mon & Sat)

Topes De Coilantes - on day 1 visit the Finca Alturas de Banao, enjoy scenic waterfall and typical Cuban lunch. Drive through Trinidad spend the night in a small hotel before heading off into the national park in an old Russian military truck. Adult 150CUC (based on 2 adults sharing a room - supplement of 15CUC for singles) (Thurs only)

Salsa Night - Everyone needs a really good night out whilst on holiday, you will be taken to a secluded beach and you will be entertained by the best local Cuban band. You can relax with a drink from the open bar or try Salsa dancing under the stars. Adult 25CUC Child 15CUC (Wed only)

Jeep Tour - As you are driven by your guide in a 4 wheel drive vehicle over the causeway to the mainland of Cuba, your guide will give you valuable information about local culture and customs while you visit places like a local ranch, the mountains, Moron town, the Crocodile Farm and a boat ride across Laguna de la Leche. Adult 69CUC Child 52CUC (Thurs & Sat)

VIP Lounge - Relax even more before your flight home in the airport VIP lounge. A separate check-in is available and then a lounge is located after passport control. Once inside you can sit on comfortable sofas and all the drinks and food is free. Adult 20CUC Child 15CUC (daily)

Jeep - On - A day out exploring Cuba by jeep and speedboat. First thing in the morning travel by jeep to Cayo Guillermo and take part in the speedboat adventure event. Drive your own speedboat through the mangroves with snorkeling included. When you get back from splashing around, its back in the jeeps and then over to the main land for lunch on top of Cunagua mountain. After lunch a visit to the crocodile farm and a drive through Moron town centre to finish the day. Lunch and drink included. Adult 89CUC Child 45CUC (weds or Sun)

Cayo Mortero Hideaway - Get away from all the hustle and bustle and enjoy a relaxing drive through the mangroves. Snorkel and swim in the groves searching for tropical fish before stopping on the secluded island of Cayo Morero here you will enjoy delicious seafood or chicken meal as you look over the mangroves at all the beautiful nature (half day event) Adult 39CUC Child 20CUC (Thurs & Fri)

Florencia discovery - Experience the countryside of Cuba as you travel through the farm lands and villages on your way to the lush green area of Florencia located in the mountains surrounded by rivers, lakes and beautiful forests. Enjoy a 4 wheel drive truck adventure through the valley with lunch on a private island before visiting a real working cigar factory. Adult 45CUC Child 45CUC (Weekdays)

Islands In a Stream - Travel across the causeway to the province of Ciego de Avila. Visit the areas largest inland lake (lagurna de la Leche) and enjoy a relaxing boat ride across the lake, down the streams and around the islands. Then see the local town of Moron and the sugar cane fields before a quick visit to the local crocodile farm. (half day event) Adult 30CUC Child 23CUC (Tues & Fri)

Fishing shared boat - half day with drinks included (3.5 hours) or full day with drinks and lunch included (7 hours) in surrounding Cuban waters. Max 4 fisherman and 2 spectators 79CUC half day or 109CUC full day. (daily)

Fishing Private charter - As above but chartering your own boat and crew. Half day 270CUC Full day 410CUC (daily)

Hope this helps

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1. Re: Excursions from Cayo Guillermo/Coco thru Thomas Cook

hi nice

see you enjoyed yourself at the cojimar not as bad as its made out in recent reviews regards

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2. Re: Excursions from Cayo Guillermo/Coco thru Thomas Cook

hey thanks for spending the time putting all this information on here. its really helpful! im going with thomas cook in september and can not wait!!

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3. Re: Excursions from Cayo Guillermo/Coco thru Thomas Cook

What a useful post thank you for taking the time to help others :)

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4. Re: Excursions from Cayo Guillermo/Coco thru Thomas Cook

thanks for all the info

we are off the first two weeks in october

31 people in total aged from 6-68

any other tips would be helpful

also can you tell me the best place top get your cuban pesos

and how do we get to get one of the better rooms that i have read about

many thanks

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5. Re: Excursions from Cayo Guillermo/Coco thru Thomas Cook

Thank you for taking time to post all this info. We are actually booked through Airtours, now owned by TC. Do you know if they do their own trips or do they use the TC reps and tours?

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6. Re: Excursions from Cayo Guillermo/Coco thru Thomas Cook

Thanks, thats a great help!!

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7. Re: Excursions from Cayo Guillermo/Coco thru Thomas Cook

what a great itinary; thanks for that we go in 17 days !! its a great help!! thanks !

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8. Re: Excursions from Cayo Guillermo/Coco thru Thomas Cook

Bump :)

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Bump :)

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Bump :)

Hope this helps those who are lucky enough to be going!

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