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Come discover the Cuba in you. Witness the island on routes less traveled. Meet the people and revel in their magical culture with Cuba Explorer. We organize legal Cuba travel and tours for all Americans at prices well below what others charge. Our weekly Cuba trips match your vacation dates. Every tour can be customized for private group travel.

Established in 1997, we make Cuba travel easy. Islanders treat you as an honored guest when you travel with us because we stuck up for Cuba when few others did. You’ll enjoy wall-to-wall fun in safe, friendly Cuba. Our authentic Cuba tours rank first in scope of activities, services and satisfaction. Every American deserves to experience pristine enchanting Cuba before the stampede.

Legal Cuba Explorer travel and tours for 2015, 2016 and 2017

Weekend in Havana

Four magical days and three sensual nights in the Cuban capital known as the “Paris of the Americas.” A special getaway to relish music, dance, art and culture at an unbeatable price...

  • Cost from $1441 $799 based on travel dates

Cuba Introduction Tour

For travelers keen on learning about Cuban education, architecture and the arts. You'll get to know Cuba hand-in-hand with locals eager to engage with their US cousins…

  • Cost from $1894 $1394 based on travel dates

Havana Jazz Festival Tour

Be part of the world acclaimed Havana International Jazz Festival. It's an opportunity to rub shoulders with Cubans engaged in the island's vibrant and pulsating music scene…

  • Cost from $2861 $2461 based on travel dates

Cuba Art and Culture Tour

Experience western Cuba’s people, history, art and culture with acclaimed historian and author Professor Robert S. McElvaine. Explore three colonial cities and white sand beaches…

  • Cost from $3797 $3497 based on travel dates

Cuba Birding Tour

Experience the Best Birding Tour in Cuba with expert Cuban birder Arturo Kirkconnell, author of A Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba. Bird the best locations with the best guide!

  • Cost from $3699 based on travel dates

Western Cuba Culture Tour

Visit UNESCO World Heritages sites in Trinidad, Cienfuegos and Havana on this natural history expedition. Explore pristine ecological reserves and watch birds with Cuban naturalists…

  • Cost from $2471 based on travel dates

Just the Jazz Festival Tour

Just the Jazz is six days in Havana focused on art and music. It’s an opportunity to rub shoulders with Cubans engaged in the island’s vibrant and pulsating music scene...

  • Cost from $1698 SOLD OUT based on travel dates

Visions of Cuba Photo Tour

A photographic dream tour with unparalleled access into the life of regular Cubans. Intimate encounters in Havana, Cienfuegos and Trinidad; rare glimpses of urban and rural existence…

  • Cost from $3610 SOLD OUT based on travel dates

≈ Postcards from Cuba Explorer travelers ≈

Lisa Bernstein, Oakland, California

My father injured himself in the airport before we arrived. Authentic Cuba went above and beyond helping us get a wheelchair for him for the [...]

Paul V. Robinson, Roslyn, Pennsylvania

I was impressed by the extreme friendliness and quiet contentment each Cuban we had the pleasure of meeting. As an American I would understand some [...]

Mary Ayer, North Chesterfield, Virginia

The trip was awesome and both the tour leader and the tour guide did a wonderful job.

Mildred Lewis, Albany, California

I loved Cuba – the culture, history, music, museums, and the eateries. The diversity of tour activities was perfect. I appreciated that breakfasts and lunches [...]

Stephen Chamberlin, Norfolk, Virginia

I found the Cuban people so welcoming, open, honest, and friendly. Especially liked the trip to Las Terrazas, our knowledgeable tour guide, and a significant [...]

Paul V. Robinson, Roslyn, Pennsylvania

I was impressed by the extreme friendliness and quiet contentment each Cuban we had the pleasure of meeting. As an American I would understand some [...]

Lisa Bernstein, Oakland, California

My father injured himself in the airport before we arrived. Authentic Cuba went above and beyond helping us get a wheelchair for him for the [...]

Jon Noland, Cordova, Illinois

Cuba is much prettier and more modern than I imagined. I was particularly impressed by how warm the people were. As an American, I was [...]

Alicia Anzaldo, Chicago, Illinois

Cuba was everything I hoped it would be and more. I felt welcomed and well cared for throughout. I loved spending time at the Hotel [...]