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For more information, please contact info@scrubjaytrail.org
(352) 429-5566

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of wildlife or plants seen
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Explore Wild Cuba with Dr. Marc Minno

14 DAYS / 13 NIGHTS - JUNE 14-27, 2023
Limited to 9 participants

Wild Cuba
Scientific exchange with Dr. Marc Minno to support Cuban researchers

Experience some of the richest ecosystems on earth in the Western Cuba area.
From June 14-27 2023, join Dr. Marc Minno and Cuban specialist, Douglas Fernández Hernández, along with other local Cuban research scientists of each region.

Visit three National Parks and three UNESCO World Heritage sites. Explore coastal and mountain habitats of western Cuba. This region is notable for its karst topography and tropical forests that have many unusual plants and animals.

Your journey will start by flying from Fort Lauderdale or Miami to Havana and then travel by jeep to Soroa, Viñales, and Guanacahabibes Peninsula over a 14-day period.

Support the Cuban scientists and the local people of the area while taking in world class biodiversity areas. Locate and document rare and endemic species. Maybe even locate a new species like trip before! This trip will be filled with native and endemic species of birds, animals, butterflies and plants!.

When:   June 14-27, 2023

Information:   Click here for PDF with more photos and full details

Sign-up:   Click here for registration

• $2700.00 per person double occupancy- land only
• Add $400.00 for single supplemental- land only
• $700.00 deposit with reservation ($350.00 non- refundable)

• Visa & documents
• Toll-free, pre-trip conference call
• Medical insurance (while In Cuba)
• Transportation via jeeps
• 13 nights at hotels or casa particulars
• All meals
• Entry fees to parks, gardens and attractions on itinerary
• Surprises!

• Airfare
(TREE will book you once you provide deposit and passport info and add to final invoice)
• Alcoholic drinks
• Tips for guides, drivers, service people
• Extras at the hotel such as laundry and phone calls
• Trip cancellation/interruption insurance info for this trip.
(We can recommend a company familiar with Cuba/U.S. travel.

NOTE:   Airfare will be booked at time of deposit and is estimated to be $260- $400.00 per person Providing we have your passport information at time of booking. The earlier we book, the better the price. We accept checks, credit cards and PayPal. The entire process can be done on line. https://form.jotform.com/TREETeam/wild_cuba_2023

Itinerary Overview:  (We may need to be flexible due to changing conditions in Cuba)

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