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pride flag at Cuba's 2015 march

Upcoming Trip: LGBT Cuba, October 2017 (everyone’s welcome!)

Coming up this October, join us for a trip combining general-interest Cuba and a look at the island’s LGBT community! Note that the trip is LGBT themed but not limited to LGBT travelers. Everyone who’s interested is welcome!

The trip runs from October 7th to the 15th. A $1,000 deposit secures your spot. To reserve your spot, just click the purple button. We’ll follow up with you to answer any questions and discuss payment options. Complete details and a full itinerary are below.

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On our way to visit LGBT community spaces with some local activists

Trip highlights:

  • Take part in discussions with LGBT activists and community members on key aspects of the island’s evolving society
  • Enjoy private performances and other cultural activities focused on Cuban art, music, and dance
  • Visit with the staff of CENESEX, the National Center for Sexual Education, Cuba’s leading voice for LGBT rights and inclusion
  • Visit the LGBT beach Mi Cayito with some of the activists who fought to make it theirs/ours
  • Pilgrimages to sites featured in Strawberry and Chocolate, the Oscar-nominated film about being gay in Cuba
  • Optional evening outings to queer spaces, including the best drag night in Havana!
  • All obligatory stops in Havana, such as Old Havana with all its crazy contrasts; Revolution Square; the malec√≥n; and so on
Eryc helps a CENESEX staff member mount a banner for the Pride march

During a visit to CENESEX, we helped mount a banner for Havana’s Pride march

Pricing:

  • $3775 double occupancy, $500 single supplement
  • 4 travelers minimum, 8 maximum

To see what’s included in the cost of the trip, check out the brochure below!

Legalese and disclaimers:

This is a People-to-People educational exchange program. Program participants are authorized to travel to Cuba under a general license under Section 515.565(b) of the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, traveling under the auspices of Detours With Matt.

Downloads:

  • Full Itinerary – coming soon!
  • Terms and Conditions – coming soon!

 

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At El Mejunje, the famous club in Santa Clara that's always welcomed LGBT people and other marginalized groups

At El Mejunje, the famous club in Santa Clara that’s always welcomed LGBT people and other marginalized groups

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