Afro-Cuban Religion Tour

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 2 hours
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 6+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Havana, Cuba
  • Ends Havana, Cuba
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Experience the AfroCuban religion at a grassroots level
  • Visit local homes and learn about the religion from local devotees
  • Explore one of Havana’s subcultures not often seen by tourists
  • Visit Callejon de Hammel, a central part of AfroCuban gatherings 
The Afro-Cuban Religion Tour tour starts and ends in Havana. The Afro-Cuban Religion Tour is a walking tour that takes 2 hours.

Have a religious experience on this Havana tour that hooks you up with local customs, folklore, and beliefs. Learn about the Afro-Cuban religions from a local insider -  there are similarities to voodoo so expect this to be one colourful, eclectic, unconventional religious tour!  
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 11 reviews
Very Good
4 - Very Good
  • Dan Sontag
  • From USA
  • On Mar 03 2019
“Very Good”
Havana's Afro-Cuban Culture
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Sep 14 2018
“I really enjoyed this tour. The host did an excellent job of informing us about Afro-Cuban culture. She was very socialble and willing to answer all questions. This was one of the highlights of my time in Cuba.”
Excellent
5 - Excellent
  • Renee Matthews
  • From USA
  • On Sep 02 2018
“Excellent”
Discover Havana's Afro-Cuban Culture was OUTSTANDING!
5 - Excellent
  • Bridgitte Davis
  • From USA
  • On Sep 01 2018
“1st - Our tour guide, Janet was phenomenal! Her explanation of the nuances of the Afro-Cuban history, religion, community, and the people captured your attention from the beginning of the tour until the very end. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants an in depth and personal view into fhe Afro-Cuban culture.

Annnnd we got to meet Salvador! How awesome!!!!”
ITINERARY

There’s a lot more to Havana than meets the eye, and we want to show you one of the coolest cultures in the city. On this unique Havana tour, you’ll understand the various syncretic Afro-Cuban religions practiced widely in Cuba, as explained by an English-speaking expert in the field. Our local guide will walk you through parts of central Havana and into the homes of some devotees of the various religions, some of which are similar to voodoo.

That's about all we can tell you (who doesn't love a bit of mystery, eh?!), except we can also tell you this: your Havana culture tour starts and finishes in the spectacular Callejon de Hammel - a small and colourfully decorated alley in central Havana, created by local resident Salvador Gonzáles Escalona. Sit and enjoy a cool drink while you soak up the atmosphere of this famous alleyway, decorated with scrap objects like bathtubs, hand pumps, and pinwheels, and has now become a cultural focal point with workshops for young Cuban children to learn painting. 

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Guide
  • Local English speaking guide
Others
  • One drink.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Transportation to and from meeting point
  • food and drink other than specified above
  • tips / gratuities for the guide.
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CANCELLATION

Cancellation for this Afro-Cuban Religion Tour tour is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the chosen start date, no refund applies.

Payment

Full payment of 32 USD is required to confirm this tour.

Travel Insurance

Afro-Cuban Religion Tour tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Afro-Cuban Religion Tour tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Meeting start point :

Callejòn Hamel No. 1054, e/ Aramburo y Hospital, Central Havana. +53 (0) 52 917 099

Meeting end point :

Callejon de Hammel, Central Havana.

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