Latour offers niche tours in Cuba
By Gay Nagle Myers
Latour, an Isramworld company, is offering Cuba tours with Jewish and
"Shalom Cuba" focuses on Jewish life under the Castro regime. Guests
meet with Jewish Cubans at their synagogues, community centers, Cuba's
only kosher butcher and a nursery school during stops in Havana, Santa
Clara, Cienfuegos and Trinidad.
Departures are Jan. 18, Feb. 8, March 15 and April 19; prices start at
"LGBT Cuba" participants learn about the social challenges that gays
face in Cuba. Travelers meet with artists, dancers and musicians; visit
the National Center for sex education and research; and visit El
Mejunje, known for its disco and drag scenes.
They also stop by the Muraleando art project, where hundreds of murals
fill the walls.
Departures are set for Jan. 23, Feb. 14, March 6, April 17 and May 1;
prices start at $3,799.
"Hello Cuba," a third program starting at $3,999, is a standard
people-to-people itinerary that kicks off in Havana with visits to the
Museum of the Revolution and Finca Vigia, Ernest Hemingway's winter home.
In Cienfuegos and Trinidad, highlights include exchanges with local
talent at the Experimental Graphic Arts Workshop and the Havana Compras
Departures are Dec. 27, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 7 and 21.
Latour offers savings of up to $500 per person on all departures if
booked by Dec. 22. The savings are deducted from the selling price when
using the promo code "Save $500" at time of booking.
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