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Havana | Trinidad de Cuba | Las Terrazas

Friday, March 10, 2023 – Sunday, March 19, 2023 (10 Days)

[Additional Details are being added. Updated Oct 24, 2022]

Ashé Cultural Tours,  offers the opportunity to participate in an immersive Cuban Music and Culture experience, including daily performances of Cuban traditional/popular music, jazz, and Latin jazz. Join us or an opportunity of a lifetime!

In addition to 6 nights in Havana, we will visit spend 2 nights in the picturesque colonial-era town of Trinidad, and a day in the mountainous eco-village of Las Terrazas. This multi-city tour is led by Washington College professors Ken Schweitzer (music) and Aaron Lampman (anthropology), each of whom have extensive knowledge of Cuban Culture and share a deep desire to offer participants an insider’s view of Cuban music, art, culture, cuisine and politics.

The cost is $3,500 per person. Tour cost indicated is for double accommodation. Upgrades to single accommodation can be offered on a limited basis (rooms are in high demand) for $350/person.


  • Deposit Deadline for Guaranteed Participation ($300) | Due December 15, 2022*
    • Checks should be made to Ashé Cultural Tours, LLC
    • Mail to Ashé Cultural Tours, 204 Crossgate Drive, Church Hill, MD 21623
    • Send email to to alert us of the registration
  • Second deposit ($300) | Due January 15, 2023
  • Balance | Due February 15, 2023
  • Cancellation Policy

* Tour requires at least 14 participants to run. In the event tour is cancelled due to low enrollment, all deposits will be refunded. Enrollment is established on a first come, first serve basis up to a maximum of 23 participants.  In order to ensure availability of housing and transportation, enroll before December 15, 2022.  After December 15, we will still accept deposits (up to the maximum of 23) assuming we can secure housing and transportation. Deposits and payments are non-refundable 48 hours after their respective deadlines. To protect your investment, consider Travel Insurance, which can be purchased at any time. Be aware, however, that Travel Insurance is most effective when purchased with a few days of making your initial deposit. For more info.

Overview of Included Costs 

Housing, Food, and Transportation

  • Round-trip flight from MIA (Miami to Cuba)
  • All necessary travel visas (for US citizens, not born in Cuba).
  • Medical Travel Insurance
  • 6 nights accommodation in Havana (AirBnB-style homestays in Centro Havana)
  • 2 night accommodation in Trinidad (AirBnB-style homestays near the centre of the city)
  • 1 night accommodation in Miami
  • 8 home cooked breakfasts
  • 4 lunches (at local restaurants)
  • 6 home cooked dinners in our Havana host’s home
  • All program related ground transportation in Cuba, including airport transfers, intercity buses, local taxis, and bike taxis.
  • All museum and concert entry fees connected to the program
  • Internet based education, lists of recommended background material including readings and podcasts, and on-site talks and informal lectures by Cuban Music and Culture experts of Washington College, Dr. Ken Schweitzer (Music Department) and Latin Americanist Dr. Aaron Lampman (Anthropology Department).

The following is NOT INCLUDED 

  • Meals outside Cuba (e.g., dinner & breakfast in Miami)
  • Five lunches and two dinners in Cuba
  • Taxis hired during limited “free-time.”
  • Optional Travel insurance
  • Souvenirs, snacks, and cocktails
  • Checked baggage fees

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