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Valle de los Ingenios

#5 of 38 things to do in Trinidad Features Animals
| Torre, Trinidad, Cuba
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Could be better

We took the train journey on a rather wet day and while we enjoyed aspects of the trip we felt it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
flan_1969
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Glasgow
Interesting historic place

Driving around the valley makes history come close. So many slaves had a tough time here. Now not... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
BerithMav
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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  • Average20%
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| Torre, Trinidad, Cuba
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the train journey on a rather wet day and while we enjoyed aspects of the trip we felt it could be much improved. The open aspect of the lovely old rail carraiges was very nice despit ehte wet weather, and allowed you to...More

Thank flan_1969
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Driving around the valley makes history come close. So many slaves had a tough time here. Now not so many fields with sugar cane production, but interesting though.

Thank BerithMav
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We took the tourist train up the valley from Trinidad and realy wished we hadn't. The countryside is pretty enough without being anything special and, as an event, the trip on the train is completely underwhelming. The trip costs 15 CUC per person and, if...More

Thank Dakles
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The train ride is interesting, nature is beautiful, but 2 stops for 1 hour on a hot sun are too much. Especially on the second stop, there is not much to do and the heat was terrible in the middle of the day. Nice, but...More

Thank sim0nca
Reviewed 14 May 2017

My friends and I went horse riding for about 3 hours in the Valle de los Ingenios, it was a great experience. Then a short hike to a natural water pool for a quick dip, the water was alittle cool but felt great. Back on...More

Thank Sonja C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

You take an old train along the valley and see great scenery and local villages. Lots of people selling poorly made souvenirs at exhorbitant prices all along the route. There are more and more tourist attractions like this in Cuba and things will get worse...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

It was a very disappointing experience trying to get to Valle de los Ingenios: we waited for the train for about an hour and a half, but the train never started. It seems to be something normal. And of course, the "chief" at the station...More

Thank crenguta2017
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We were early so the house was not open and there was a guy who was charging 1 CUC/person to climb the tower...we would not be there and then as soon as you got near the stairs he would magically show up. Also, we encountered...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

We did the train trip through the Valle de los Ingenios, which leaves from Trinidad at 9:30am and costs $15CUC per person. It makes two stops along the way for an hour each, which is more than enough time. It's worth getting off quickly at...More

Thank emmaegodden
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

this was a fun day trip on an old train - it was quite warm and the train moves pretty slowly, so it's good to bring a hat :) there is a bar with snacks on sale in the train but it was just typical...More

Thank amanda b
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Colette S
6 June 2017|
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Response from Travelling C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, While going with the train is definitely an option, I opted to hire a taxi in Trinidad for some three hours at the cost of 10 Euros. We passed by the mirador with a great view onto the Valle de los Ingenious before... More
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jvmlost
20 March 2015|
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Response from Steveston_tours | Reviewed this property |
We went with "Eddy" of Casa Elda y Roberta. He has his own little taxi. Contact through his wife Mercedes: mdelcarmen@infomed.sld.cu
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