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“Hiking Tour Through the Valle del Silencio”

Departure from Viñales, Pinar del Río, Cuba
 - “Hiking Tour Through the Valle del Silencio”
from $15.00

General Information and Program Details

  • Duration: 3 hrs approximately
  • Departure time: 15:00 hrs (Cuban winter time) / 16:00 hrs (Cuban summer time)
  • Tour guide: Yes
  • Children are allowed: Yes
  • Languages spoken: Spanish and English

“Hiking Tour Through the Valle del Silencio”

Description:

The Viñales Valley, is the ideal place to contemplate and admire the beauty of the Cuban landscape. It is placed in a small rural locality of the province of Pinar del Río, it stands out for possessing the plantations of the best tobacco of the world and the biggest cavernary system of Cuba. National monument from 1979, the first cultural landscape recognized by the UNESCO in the whole American region, declared Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity in the year 1999 and National Park in 2001.

Discover the Valley of Silence in the most daring and original way. Enjoy the beautiful landscape that surrounds us and tour its plantations during an unforgettable walk at the end of the afternoon so you can admire a beautiful sunset. You will also be able to exchange with the local people and get to know their traditions and customs.

Our proposal includes a visit to the house of a local farmer, in this place you can learn how coffee is processed in a rudimentary and traditional way and taste it, you can also take a refreshing drink like the exquisite Coco Loco or a natural juice. We continue the tour to the Capon Lake where if you wish you can take a brief and refreshing bath in its fresh waters. We continue to the house of a tobacco grower who will explain everything related to this crop, you can see how to make a handmade Cuban cigar which you can taste if you want a tasty mojito in the style of the guajiros and admire the extraordinary beauty of the sunset, like few in the world, an indescribable mixture that will not forget.

More details

  • The excursion can be done at any time of the day and depends on your choice, we recommend that it be in the afternoon to see the sunset, during the rainy season (in the months of June to August), it is recommended in the morning to avoid the rain that occurs mainly in the afternoon. The alternatives to make this excursion, depends completely on whether you prefer to walk or ride.
  • To get to and from the Valley you need a short taxi ride to get to the starting point and back.

The price includes:

  • Visit to the sites described in the program.
  • Specialized guide service.

Approximate duration of the excursion (total): 3 hours approximately considering the stops.

Starting time of the excursion: Between 15:00 and 16:00 depending on the season of the year and sunset.

Degree of difficulty: Medium.

Distance to be covered on foot: 5 kms approximately.

TIPS: • Recommended: light clothing, trousers, swimwear, sunglasses, water and light meals with sweet and protein, hats or caps, hard tennis or hiking boots and sandals to cross the river, other protective layers for seasons rain, solar protection and photographic camera.

BOOK “HIKING TOUR THROUGH THE VALLE DEL SILENCIO”

  • Collective tour (3 hours)
    Collective tour by walk, taxi transfer to the place & Specialized tour guide in Viñales. The best price.
    1 Adult
    (Daily departures)
    $15.00 - $15.00
    Discounts applied: