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Ride to the Fortresses of Havana

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Ride to the Fortresses of Havana

418 reviews
Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish
bike ride

Ride to the Fortresses of Havana

bike ride

Ride to the Fortresses of Havana

418 reviews
Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

We will reunite for our expedition to the Havana Fortresses on our workshop, where we briefly will take the bikes and equipment to start the tour. On our way, we will cruise through emblematic neighborhoods as Vedado, Center Havana and Old Havana, going from the modern times to the ancient roots of our city. Many landmarks of this zones will be briefly seen. Along the way, we will discuss about the architecture, the customs, our history and many other interesting and useful details. After crossing the bay on the ferry, we will ride around Casablanca and visit the Morro castle, Cabaña fortress and the Havana Christ Statue. To conclude, you will enjoy the Malecon on a final ride just to end with a nice and refreshing surprise. A perfect complement to this experience is our tour on Vedado: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/16072 Or maybe you prefer our road bike tour? https://www.airbnb.es/experiences/304359 REMEMBER: Bring extra water! PLEASE CHECK: The guests requirements. This tour has a moderate difficulty. Total distance: 26 Kilometers (16 miles). Check what you need to bring.

Your host

Learn more about Luis

Luis

We are an Art Historian and a Mechanical Engineer Student, part of a bicycle touring project on Havana, MountainCuba. We all share the passion for cycling and Havana city. We also have an amazing biking experience on Airbnb, "Uncover the city by bike": https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/16072 You should know: We use specialized type bikes: mountain bikes of aluminum (light weight), hydraulic disk brakes, 3x9 or 3x10 gears, front or full air suspensions. 29 or 27.5 inches, also 26. Comfortable and adequate for all terrains, and for the Havana streets. Also we have mechanical assistance on every tour.

What's included

Food
Snacks like Fruits or Fast Food. Depending of what we find on our way, we will offer you one of this options: tropical…
Drinks
Water, natural juice... A bottle of water at the beginning, and one of this options: natural juices, milk shake or beer.
Equipment
Professional bikes, helmets, safety measures and mechanical assistance during the entire tour.

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Where you'll be

On our expedition to the Havana Fortresses, we will cruise through emblematic neighborhoods as Vedado, Center Havana and Old Havana. Many landmarks of this zones will be briefly seen on the way. On the other side of the bay, we will ride around Casablanca and visit the Morro castle, Cabaña fortress and the Havana Christ Statue. To finish, you will enjoy the Malecon on our final segment.

Availability


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Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 12 and up can attend. This is a tour of moderate difficulty, due to the distance. Because of that, to ensure you enjoy the activity, you have to be capable of ride in a bicycle for 26 Kilometers (16 miles) at a normal pace. We don't…

What to bring

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More tips

Wear comfortable shoes (not flip flops). Protect yourself from the sun: use long sleeves, sunscreen, sunglasses, etc. We have another experience available: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/16072

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Luis
Ride to the Fortresses of Havana
418 reviews
From $23/person
418 reviews
From $23/person