CUSTOM JOURNEYS

Do you have a group of friends, colleagues, or family that want to have a unique travel experience? Now is your chance to pick a theme and visit Cuba. With all our trips, we guarantee a series of real exchanges that allow us to interact with people in Cuba. We will learn about their history, social structure, lifestyle and travails while enjoying a week of unparalleled experiences.

You tell us what kind of trip you want,
and we'll take care of the rest.

Customize Itineraries:
We tailor your itinerary according to your organization and participants interests.

Arrange all aspects of a licensed trip:
We help you chose the right venues, hotels and restaurants. We deal with providers who take care of all the logistics.

Take care of all the legal paperwork:
Laws vis- a- vis Cuba are constantly changing but we know the law.   We  guide you during the entire planning process.  We will provide the letter of authorization for legal travel to Cuba and secure the travel visa to Cuba.

Inform you of needs on the island:
We are in constant contact with the island. We know what is currently needed in the communities and we will provide you updated lists.

Accompany your group to Cuba:
We ensure that our connections become your connections; we introduce you to our Cuba. Below you can browse through a few samples of the kinds of trips we can provide. Each itinerary will take an in depth look at culture and society and visit many historical sites; it will also focus on the kind of stops you want to explore.

CUSTOM JOURNEY PRICING

Prices start at $4150 per person.

 

Faces of Cuba

Experience this unique culture that is on the cusp of change. Learn about the social system, government and history while enjoying classic cars, cigars, Cuban cuisine and all that Cuba has to offer. Stimulate your senses while exploring this enchanting island… The impact will touch your hearts and minds forever!

 

 

FACES OF CUBA…REUNION AND MORE

A group of returning Other Cuban Journeys clients is exploring Varadero and the area northeast of Havana in addition to new and old favorites in Havana. They so enjoyed their prior visit, they want to return to see the ongoing changes and renew their appreciation of all that Cuba has to offer.

 

FACES OF CUBA…SPANISH AND MORE

A private high school from Atlanta is opting for a week of Spanish immersion as they explore Cuba. We all know that’s the best way to learn a language… Walk down the street, go to the market, visit with shopkeepers. And C’mon kids…Spanish only! Solo Espanol!

FACES OF CUBA…Jewish & More

  • Meet with religious community leaders and members to discuss history of religious practices and freedoms in Cuba
  • Learn how the Jewish communities survived with little Jewish knowledge for over three decades
  • Visit the Jewish cemetery in Guanabacoa Participate in an Afro-Cuban dance ceremony and learn about Santeria Hear a briefing at the MLK center Admire churches & more

FACES OF CUBA…LEGAL & more

  • Meet with the association of Union de Juristas; lecture on the current legal system in Cuba
  • Participate in Q&A with current practicing lawyers in Cuba
  • Interact with professors and students at the University of Havana Law School
  • Learn about criminal and civil law Visit to the Bufete de Servicios Especializados

FACES OF CUBA…Performing arts, music & more

  • View performances by Cuban dance troups
  • Visit music conservatories – interactions with students and staff
  • Visit the Institute of Superior Artes Sample live Cuban jazz
  • Attend a ballet performance at the amazing Gran Teatro de La Habana

FACES OF CUBA…Religions, Jewish & more

  • Meet with religious community leaders and members to discuss history of religious practices and freedoms in Cuba
  • Learn how the Jewish communities survived with little Jewish knowledge for over three decades
  • Visit the Jewish cemetery in Guanabacoa Participate in an Afro-Cuban dance ceremony and learn about Santeria Hear a briefing at the MLK center Admire churches & more

FACES OF CUBA…CLASSIC CARS & more

  • Meet with members of Cuba’s premiere classic car club –an exclusive opportunity Admire how Cubans keep their cars in shape by visiting a Cuban garage
  • Watch a Cuban mechanic preform his magic
  • Take part in a gathering of old classics
  • Visit an antique car museum and also a “living” car museum
  • Enjoy a city tour in convertible American classic car

FACES OF CUBA...Arts, Architecture & more

  • Visit the homes and studios of Cuba’s top artists
  • Meet with Cuban artists - Learn how and where they procure their needed supplies and what inspires them
  • Visit the Institute of Superior Arts and meet with students and teachers
  • Take part in community projects that focus on teaching arts to the youth
  • Visit the scale model of Havana and learn from a briefing with a city planner
  • Join one of Cuba's top architects for a walking city tour

Faces of Cuba…Photography & more

  • Meet with some of Cubans most talented photographers as they guide you daily
  • Walk behind the scenes for shoots at historical sites while interacting with Cubans
  • Visit the Fototeca of Cuba and view this most important collection of Cuban photography and briefing by the director

FACES OF CUBA...MEDICAL & more

  • Visit School of Medicine at the University of Havana
  • Meet with professors and students and exchange dialogue
  • Participate in Q&A sessions with doctors of many specialties
  • Visit to poly-clinics and other medical venues to understand the Health Care System of Cuba
  • Meet with seniors and expentant mothers to talk about their particular medical challenges

 

 

 

FACES OF CUBA...CIGARS & MORE

We will focus on a cigar experience while we visit and interact with the people of Cuba. This journey will expose you to all that Cuba has to offer…history, art, music, architecture and more. You will be able to smoke this venerated cigars when we meet with Cuban cigar rollers and learn what makes these cigars world famous!


* During the world famous Partagas festival

 

FACES OF CUBA...MARINE INDUSTRY & MORE

The Cuba of today will soon be the Cuba of tomorrow. Change is already taking place, and now is your once in a lifetime opportunity to make connections with others in the Cuban Marine Industry. Meet with Cuban counterparts and explore the many facets of Cuban culture. Looking at the future, this island will be become the premier destination for U.S. boaters.


*After the Miami boat show

 

FACES OF CUBA...Art & More

Embark on an artfully crafted journey during Havanas Art Biennial. Collectors and art fans alike will admire the city as it comes alive with life-sized installations. Marvel at the work of world renown Cuban artists. Explore the a fascinating mix of Cuban culture, music and history laced with art. Join OCJ on an adventure only 90 miles away!


*Over Cuba’s acclaimed Art Biennial

 

FACES OF CUBA...Photography & More

Join OCJ in this exclusive opportunity to “Shoot” the many faces of Cuban culture. Visit and interact with the People of Cuba Experience the arts, music, history, and all that Cuba has to offer. This island is a photographer's dream! The island is frozen in time; a snapshot of history! As Cuba is on the cusp of change, take a snapshot of all the contrasts and contradictions while you still can.

 

 

 

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Other Cuban Journeys, LLC is licensed by the US Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (CT-2014-306910-1) to organize and conduct educational exchanges in Cuba that will result in meaningful full-time interactions between the US travelers and individuals in Cuba.