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Afro-Cuban Religion Tour of Havana: A Cultural Havana Experience

  • When does it run?

    Monday through Saturday

  • Start time

    9:30 a.m.

  • Duration

    Approximately 2 hours

Inclusions
  • Afro-Cuban Religion Tour of Havana: A Cultural Havana Experience
  • A 2-hour, guided tour of Havana that takes a good look at the religious beliefs of locals
  • One complimentary drink
  • Live guide and commentary

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Discover the fascinating world of Afro-Cuban religions in Havana!
  • Learn about Santería, The Cult of Ífa, Palo Monte, Cuban Spiritualism, or other beliefs!
  • Visit local homes and learn about these religions from actual devotees!
  • Explore Callejón de Hammel, an artistic gathering point for practioners of Afro-Cuban religions!
  • Free drink!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!

Overview

Have a spiritual moment during your Havana trip with an Afro-Cuban Religion Tour of Havana: A Cultural Havana Experience!

With your Afro-Cuban Religion Tour of Havana tickets, you’ll delve deep into traditional local religions that combine the beliefs of African spiritualism with those of Catholicism. Enter the homes of local devotees of Santería, the Cult of Ífa, Palo Monte, Cuban Spiritualism, or other Afro-Cuban religions. And, hang out while enjoying a free beverage at a popular gathering point for practitioners of these syncretic faiths. It’s what to do in Havana if you want an authentic cultural experience!

Meet your friendly and informative guide at Callejón de Hamel before venturing out into Havana’s neighborhoods for a first-hand look at the practice of mysterious Afro-Cuban religions. Enjoy a visit with local followers and come to appreciate how these varied religions came about during colonial times. Then, relax in Callejón de Hamel, which is a colorful alleyway filled with beautiful murals, eclectic sculptures, and plenty of Santería practitioners. If you’re fascinated by the amalgamation of ancient African rituals and Catholic beliefs, then taking this tour is one of the most eye-opening things to do in Havana!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Monday through Saturday

  • Duration

    Approximately 2 hours

  • Start time

    9:30 a.m.

  • Meeting Point

    Callejòn Hamel No. 1054, e/ Aramburo y Hospital, Central Havana

  • Ending Point

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Afro-Cuban Religion Tour of Havana: A Cultural Havana Experience
  • A 2-hour, guided tour of Havana that takes a good look at the religious beliefs of locals
  • One complimentary drink
  • Live guide and commentary

Exclusions

  • Transportation to and from meeting point
  • Food and drink other than specified above
  • Tips/gratuities for the guide

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Cubans love being photographed, however asking for permission first is appreciated. Tipping is customary in Cuba.

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between 6 years to 11 years can join the tour at the rate listed above. Please select “child” above when booking. Children below the age of 6 years can join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child below the age of 6 years. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

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