DIG INTO THE AFRICAN ROOTS OF LATIN AMERICA 

AfroLatino Travel will show you how

  

 

AFROCUBA TOURS

 YES! You can still visit Cuba. Join one of our group trips or customize your own!

We are  one of the only organizations that is dedicated to facilitating immersion in AfroCuban history,

spirituality, legacy, and contemporary life.

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THERE ARE OVER 150 MILLION AFRODESCENDANTS IN LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

BRIDGING THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

We are a network of Black Latin Americans based throughout the Americas. We facilitate travel, trips, ground tours, group trips, and itineraries focused on the historical African heritage and legacy and contemporary cultural manifestations and realities.

 

UPCOMING AFROTRIPS

Join our curated group trips

Our travel expertise, personal and professional connections to organizations, artists, and community members in the global Black Latin American communities allows AfroLatino Travel curate meaningful, ethical travel, that actually supports communities locked out of access in the tourism industry. This is not for the gram, this is for solidarity. Exclusive specials and customizable packages are available thanks to our years of experience as teachers, journalists, documentarians, artists, and proactive community members, and the partnerships we’ve made with various individuals and communities we call home. Check out the current deals available and contact us when you’re ready to book.

 

AFROCOLOMBIA

May 18-23, 2020

$1,995 with flight from select U.S. cities

 $200 deposit to reserve your spot with monthly payments


 AfroPanama

November 29-December 1, 2020 

$2,000 per person with flight

$1,200 without flight

Accomodations included

 

 AfroPuerto Rico: July 2020

$1,800 with flight (JFK or FLL) if sign-up by January 1, 2020

$1,950 after January 1st

  $1,550 without flight 

AFROPERU

June 1-6, 2020

$1,995 with flight from select U.S. cities 

$200 deposit to reserve your spot with monthly payments

Afro Portugal & Spain

August 18-25, 2020

3 nights Lisbon, 3 nights in Madrid

 

Details Coming Soon

OUR SERVICES

AfroDiasporic Travel Made Easy

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SCHOOL & UNIVERSITY EDUCATIONAL TOURS

We have planned Afro-focused trips for middle-school, high school, and university students across the United States. Not only do we develop educational trips, our team members are comprised of teachers, professors, documentarians, journalists, authors, writers, activists, artists, community leaders and trail blazers with decades of experience in the academic field.

AFRO-FOCUSED CUSTOM TRIPS & ITINERARIES

Planning group trips is challenging, so leave it up to us! We have hosted hundreds of individuals, and group tours in Puerto Rico, Peru, Panama, Cuba, and Colombia. With more destinations being added soon. We craft trips where you get to the heart of African history, cultures, spirituality, food, music, and dance all with the support of the Black community and business in each destination.

COMMUNITY-BUILDING EXCHANGES

Our ongoing "Brown Dolls and Books for Brown Children," as well as our annual Black Doll Fest in Havana, Cuba, we are dedicated to disrupting hegemony. We facilitate community-building between activists, organizations, and community members throughout the region.

 
Maria, AfroColombian cocada vendor from Cartagena.
Catching a breeze in Old Havana
AfroCuban family-run farm
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Delving into Yoruba spirituality and African Orisha history, Chango featured
AfroPanamanian delights
Cruising on the malecon
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Mountainous views in Viñales
Our famous house parties
Our We Belong to the Land Vegan trip co-hosted by ReglaSOUL
Th ubiquitous "cigar lady," is actually based on the AfroCuban espiritista, smoking tobacco (an indi
 

OUR TEAM

Over 100 years of ancestral and professional Diasporic Blackness

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DASH HARRIS MACHADO

 Co-founder of AfroLatino Travel, multi-media journalist and documentarian based in Havana. Featured on CNN, USAToday, The Root, LatinaMag, HipLatina, For Harriet, VIBE, People CHICA, and Huffington Post, her work on Blackness in Latin America spans over a decade. 

JAVIER WALLACE

Javier is co-founder of AfroLatino Travel. Having lived six years in Panama, teaching, coaching, and giving tours, Javier is now completing his PhD in Physical Education focusing on AfroLatinos in sports at UT Austin. An avid traveler, Javier calls Panama and Colombia his second homes.

VÍCTOR MACHADO

Victor is a Cuban drummer, Yoruba babalawo, palero, and Abakua member. He lives his negritud daily and has facilitated over 100 AfroCuba tours.

FAYIDA JAILLER

Fayida is a British multi-media journalist and documentary researcher who has lived and worked in eight different Latin American countries.

 

TESTIMONIALS

 

Let us facilitate your connection to AfroLatin America​

My trip with AfroLatino Travel was a life-changing experience. Period. And I don't use those words lightly. No other group out there will give you access to both the important historical and modern sights and scenes around Cuba - but also authentically connect you to the lived experiences of AfroCubans today.

Aekta Shah, California

​CONTACT US

Panama City, Panama
Havana, Cuba
New York, New York

 

 2019 AfroLatino Travel

Maria, AfroColombian cocada vendor from Cartagena.