I (co-host) and my friend Leonid (host) will be waiting for our customers, then we will depart to a lookout point 112 meters above the Valley of the Sugar Mills, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then we'll make our way to the what it used to be the family house of the Manaca Iznaga plantation, and head up its 45-meter tower for views of the area. We'll also see the original machine used to extract the sugarcane juice, which you'll get to taste. Afterwards, we'll explore an archaeological site where you will learn about the darker side of the region's history. This is where you'll see what was involved in sugar production, and where alcohol was made to produce rum. At the end of the tour a pottery work-shop.
I studied a degree in Tourism at the University, 12 years ago I live in Trinidad and I fell in love with his history and culture. I have been working as a guide for 8 years together with my friend Leonid and we love history. The Valley of the Sugar Mills is a World Heritage Site because of the importance of the sugarcane industry for the development of our city. We want to show everyone, what life was like in the colonial period and how it was approximately the production of sugarcane in the past.
Admission You'll receive admission to the sites and up the tower.
Classic car ride We will take you there in classic cars, for an authentic Cuban experience.
We'll go to the viewpoint to take in the enormous 267-square-kilometer valley. Then we'll visit Manaca Iznaga, one of the most wealthy sugarcane plantations during the 19th century. Finally we'll see San Isidro de los Destiladeros, the archeological site where you can see how sugarcane was produced. At the end the pottery work-shop of Santander´s family.