Please remember you have up to 2 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursions online. If you are within the 2 days, you will then need to purchase your Shore Excursions on board.
*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate.
Enjoy a three-in-one type of tour that lets you spend 5.5 hours exploring Santiago's historical center, walking around Jardin de los Helechos' plant-lined pathways, and savoring an authentic Cuban meal in a local restaurant. Delve into Santiago's military prowess, revolutionary ties and Afro-Cuban cultural landscape while viewing colonial architecture and notable landmarks in the city center. Then step inside the magical natural world of Jardin de los Helechos, a botanical garden extending over 3,200 square feet. Walk among peaceful pathways teeming with 350 types of ferns and 90 types of orchids. Butterflies take flight around you as a colorful assortment of flowers and plants surround you. Then head to a neighborhood restaurant where you'll be treated to a selection of tasty Cuban dishes.
Highlights: • Santiago: A sightseeing drive around town brings to life the city's military heritage, revolutionary spirit and Afro-Cuban culture. • Jardin de los Helechos: Explore a sprawling botanical garden filled with blooming orchids, tropical plants and 350 types of ferns. • This garden belongs to the Network of Botanical Gardens of Cuba. It holds the status of "Double Excellence", the highest award granted by the Urban Agriculture and has obtained the distinctions "Academy of Sciences Award" and "Provincial Environment Award". • Cuban cuisine: Savor a taste of Cuban local dishes.
What to Bring: • SeaPass card and photo identification • Passport • Camera • Cash • Sun protection • Insect repellent
What to Wear: • Hat and sunglasses • Walking shoes • Layered clothing
Important Notes: • Guests must be able to walk over varied surfaces, with inclines and steps and extended periods of standing. • Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour. • Guests needing special assistance must be accompanied by an able-bodied companion. • Tour does not include entrance fees. • Guests must pay entrance fee to garden in cash. The current price is 2.00 CUC. Subject to change. • Foreign currencies not accepted in many venues. • Guests must be of legal age to consume alcohol. • Participation limited but minimum required for tour to operate. • Tour sequence may vary.