The Coins, Currency, People and Treasure of Cuba – A Unique Opportunity
You are invited to travel to Havana, Cuba for a unique numismatic experience. For the first time ever, Dana Reed from ASC INTERNATIONAL USA in Tampa Fl has put together a 5 day numismatic adventure to explore the history of Cuban coins, currency and recovered treasures from the Spanish Colonial era.
The trip includes visits to the Cuban National Mint and National Bank, a private visit to the Cuba Numismatic Museum to tour historic recovered treasures, and discussions with Cuban experts on the future of the Cuban monetary system and peso conversion.
The Trip Package, scheduled from November 24 – 28th and departing from Tampa Fl., includes the following:
- Air plane ticket
- Cuban Visa
- OFAC License
- Five Days Four Night stay @ Melia Cohiba hotel
- All breakfasts, three lunches and two dinners
- All ground transportation
- English speaking tour guide
- Complete access to all Museums included in the program
- Meetings with International Banking, Economic and Numismatic specialists
- Tour of Old Havana
- Tour to Varadero.
PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
$ 2,500.00 Full program (Add $ 300.00 to each package for single room occupancy).
Special – Groups of 3 or more are only $2250
NOTE: Reservations with $500 deposit MUST be booked by October 1st with balance due by October 30th
Call today – 813-319-7095
Full Itinerary Below:
DAY 1 – TUESDAY
Depart Tampa International Airport and arrive Jose Marti International Airport, Havana. Bus tour to Plaza de La Revolucion, one of the world’s largest city plazas, where the monument to Jose Marti overlooks the city. Lunch at El Aljibe, a famous restaurant known for baked chicken and black beans. Check in Melia Cohiba Hotel. Dinner at La Barracca Restaurant, in the garden of the Hotel Nacional.
DAY 2 – WEDNESDAY
Full breakfast at Hotel. Meeting with Cuban National Bank authorities. Private visit of the Cuba Numismatic Museum (Castillo de la Real Fuerza) which is the castle fort in port of Havana and now the home to the Cuban treasure museum. We will get a private behind the scenes tour with the curator of the museum. The renowned Cuban historian, Alberto Prieto, will give a lecture on the history of the role Cuba played during the colonial period as the central location of Spain’s new world colonial empire and the administrative role Cuba played as the logistics center of the wealth of gold and silver plundered from Central and South America and it’s transshipment back to Spain. The museum has three exhibition halls and a collection that includes more than one hundred sixty thousand pieces representing all continents. Lunch at El Templete Restaurant. Guided walking tour of Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dinner at La Moneda Cubana Restaurant.
DAY 3 – THURSDAY
Full breakfast at Hotel. Meeting with Cuban economy experts. Discussion on Cuban peso conversion and future of the Cuban monetary system. Visit to the Cuban National Mint. Visit Art Fuster’s Project and Gallery. Lunch at la Fontana Paladar. Visit to San Jose flea market one of the famous handicraft market of Old Havana where you can purchase all sorts of crafts and souvenirs by local artisans. Dinner at La Moraleja Paladar.
DAY 4 – FRIDAY
Full breakfast at Hotel. Private day trip to Varadero. Lunch at Xanadu Mansion (former DuPont family estate). Dinner at your leisure.
DAY 5 – SATURDAY
Full breakfast at hotel d Check Out. Depart of the Hotel for Jose Marti International Airport for return flight to Tampa.
This will surely be an exciting and fascinating trip with special “behind the scenes” access to both the Cuban Mint and the Cuban Numismatic Museum. A coin collectors dream come true.