Want to experience Cuba on your own?

The recent US government announcements make it even easier to travel to Cuba individually and allow for more free time to explore. Rico Tours is now offering exclusive private tours!

Just let us know when you’d like to go! Contact us for more info!

Celebrate the 4th of July in Cuba

Celebrate the 4th of July in Cuba

6 night/7 day itinerary

Cuba Quick Trip

Cuba Quick Trip

5 night/6 day itinerary

Taste of Havana

Taste of Havana

3 night/4 day itinerary

Rico Tours Cuba Specialist Dan Adams was interviewed in May on KSRO in Sonoma County, sharing fascinating details on recent Rico Tours trips to Cuba, and discussing how you can take advantage of this unprecedented time in world history to visit Cuba. You can listen to the entire interview HERE.


Rico Tours Presents: Encounter Cuba

Now is the time to visit Cuba!  Our Rico Tours’ Encounter Cuba People-to-People program delivers Cuba’s unique history, culture and natural beauty along with giving you the opportunity to interact directly with the Cuban people. Encounter Cuba is a 7 night/8 day itinerary in three distinct areas of Cuba, but does not require daily hotel changes and allows for free time in each unique location.

Rico Tours Encounter Cuba
Individual People-to-People Program
7 nights / 8 days

Land Package includes: Three nights at Parque Central or similar, Havana City Tour, Hemingway Tour, Cigar Presentation, Eco-tour of Vinales, one night at Jazmines Hotel in Vinales or similar, 3 nights at Iberostar Varadero or similar.

All hotels, taxes, transfers, tours, entrance fees, services of local English speaking guide. Breakfast and meals as referenced in Havana and Vinales .

*All meals and unlimited alcoholic beverages are included during the three night stay in Varadero.

This tour includes tours, excursions and eco-tourism activities that meet the people to people requirement for Cuba.

Encounter Cuba Pricing:
Double Occupancy Per Person: $3,135
Triple Occupancy Per Person: $2,548
Single Occupancy: $3,880
* This private tour is based on hotel availability at the time of booking.

Not included in this program – Tips for drivers, guides, bellman and waiter tips, hotel incidentals, miscellaneous purchases, meals and beverages not included in the program. Cuban Traveler’s medical insurance is not included and is mandatory by Cuban law. Traveler’s medical coverage and the Cuban visa process is normally procured with your airline reservation purchase. Prices vary. Rico Tours can procure traveler’s insurance or you may purchase coverage from other sources. Rico Tours is a full service tour operator and can procure air transportation from your departure city.

*Space is limited – $800 per person deposit due at time of booking. Final payment is due 60 days before departure. Prices may change and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. A minimum number of passengers are required on the group programs. If the minimum number is not met, full refunds of collected funds will be paid to all clients or customer has the option to travel on similar itineraries as private tour. Private tours may incur additional costs.

What is a People-to-People Program?

People-to-People travel is an initiative allowing U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba and participate in cultural and social experiences direct with the Cuban people. Rico Tours offers this authorized program during this special moment in Cuba’s history. For your Cuban visa you are traveling in this category – Rico Tours Educational People-to-People Travel 31CFR 515.565 b.

* It is the traveler’s responsibility to actively engage in People-to-People activities on a daily basis in order to comply with the US government’s OFAC regulations. For more information access the US Treasury website.

Ready to experience the wonder of Cuba?

Contact Dan Adams, Rico Tours Cuba Specialist