HAVANA CITY TOUR :::

Explore what is the majority religion in Cuba with a trip to the nearby town of Regla. A stronghold of Afro-Cuban spirituality.

The journey begins with a short boat trip on a ferry launch to Regla, a center of Afro-Cuban religion, across the bay from Havana. There the group will meet a local man who has deep knowledge of the spiritual practices and traditions of Regla de Ocha (Santeria), Palo, Abakuá, and Espiritismo. As part of the experience the group will visit the town church "La Virgen de Regla" known for it's black female saint also is known as Yemeyá in the Afro-Yoruba tradition.

Later your guide will introduce travelers to the town museum containing one of the most extensive collections of religious artifacts and ceremonial displays in greater Havana. As part of the museum tour your guide will talk about the principal African based religious traditions in Cuba, how those traditions are practiced, and how religion is integrated into family life. He may also recount some of the "pataquin" or mythological stories of the Orishas (gods of the Regla de Ocha pantheon).


Tour type: city tour
Your guide: Boogalu host-guide + specialty guide
Includes: ferry and museum fees
Duration: 4 hrs.
Transportation: pickup & drop off / ferry ride and walking
Booking: see the options below

afro-spiritual2
afro-spiritual1
cobre
yemeja-church
throne
regla
evil-eye
ellegua
collares

Hosting & Booking Options

• We offer several options for booking hosting services, tours-activities, and lodging.
• Select any combination that suits you.
• What are the costs ? We will provide a price quote once we receive your information.

Havana Jump Start

Land in Havana exceptionally prepared with this bundle of arrival services.

Go

Pick Three Tours

Select at least three tours-activities (or more) from our catalog.

Go

Be Fully Hosted

Develop a full custom itinerary of guided tours and activities for 3-5 days.

Go

Lodging on Airbnb

View the excellent private homes & apts we manage in Havana.

Go

Start Now

Respond to our questionnaire.
• tell us your travel vision
• select services & tours
• receive a price quote

Go