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Cultural Tour to Las Maravillas Caves and Altos de Chavon

Kick-start your adventure in Dominican Republic as you enjoy a wonderful tour to the Las Maravillas Caves (The Caves of Wonders), a natural museum where you will appreciate rupestrian paintings that had been inside majestic grottos for over 100,000 years.

During your visit to the Caves of Wonders you will also learn interesting facts about the geological rocky formations and the artwork history found in themm, heritage from the native Taino indians.

Next, you will head to Altos de Chavon, a Mediterranean-style village located atop the Chavon river. This beautiful town is considered a magical place for its enchanting atmosphere, where you will get to see many artisan ateliers crafting ceramic and woven products, as well as silk-screen artwork, depicting the Dominican traditions.

Before ending your adventure tour to Las Maravillas Caves and Altos de Chavon, you will visit a restaurant, where you will delight your palate with an exquisite dish.

Book now your spots and enjoy two astonishing places, and experience culture in a complete tour in in Dominican Republic!

 

Included

  • Round trip transportation from your hotel
  • Guide
  • Meal at a restaurant in Altos de Chavon
  • Admission to the Caves of Wonders

Not Included

  • Tips for the guide and/or the staff at visited venues
  • Extra meals and drinks
  • Souvenirs

Important!

  • A minimum booking of 5 people is required
  • This tour is available Tuesday through Sunday
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes
  • Bring your camera, sunscreen and a hat or cap
  • Bring cash or credit cards to buy souvenirs
  • Approximate duration: 8 hours
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Fun Tour to the Beach and Relaxing Experience in Santo Domingo

Discover the natural and beautiful settings surrounding the city of Santo Domingo, framed with palm trees, warm weather, as well as the amazing and pristine waters of the Caribbean.

During this tour you will visit the Juan Dolio beach where you will have a refreshing and relaxing experience, as you practice your favorite water activities or just lay back in the sand to get the perfect tan you’ve been looking for.

Afterwards, you will head to the Barbate Restaurant, one of the most famous venues by the beach in Juan Dolio, where you will enjoy merengue music as you get ready to delight with authentic Dominican cuisine.

 

Included

  • Round trip transportation from your hotel in Santo Domingo
  • Access to restaurant-lounge facilities

Not Included

  • Souvenirs
  • Extra meals and beverages
  • Tips for the guide and staff at the restaurant

Important!

  • A minimum booking of 2 people is required
  • This tour is available Tuesday through Sunday
  • Approximate duration is 5 hours
  • Sunscreen is recommended, as well as a hat or cap and sunglasses
  • Bring your bathing suit and an extra change of clothes for your comfort
  • Bring cash to buy souvenirs
  • Don’t forget your camera, the views are breathtaking
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Walking Tour in Santo Domingo Colonial Zone

Santo Domingo is a city where culture meets traditions. In this tour through the Colonial Zone you will visit some iconic venues with a great history.

This cultural excursion in Santo Domingo starts at the Palace of Diego Columbus, an impressive building from the 15th Century, housing the Alcazar de Colon Museum, where great pieces of art from the Renaissance and Medieval eras are exhibited. This palace-museum has been recognized as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Also, during this tour in the Colonial Zone you will enjoy an interesting stroll at Las Damas Street, considered one of the oldest in the Americas and the first one in Santo Domingo. In this area you will get to see colonial-style houses, the Ozama Fortress and the House of Hernan Cortez, nowadays, the France Embassy.

Other interesting place is the National Pantheon, once the Jesuits Convent, featuring an exquisite colonial-Renaissance style, is now a mausoleum for honored citizens from Santo Domingo.

Before this walking tour in Santo Domingo comes to its end, you will also pay a visit the Colon Park, Santo Domingo’s main square, and the El Conde pedestrian street, once a major commercial zone in the historic district. Here, you will also admire the first cathedral in the Americas.

Reserve your spot now and get to appreciate the most emblematic cultural sites in Santo Domingo!

 

Included

  • Round trip transportation
  • Guide
  • Entrance to the monuments

Not Included

  • Tips for the guide
  • Souvenirs
  • Meal and beverages

Important!

  • A minimum booking of 3 people is required
  • This tour is available Tuesday through Sunday
  • Bring comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Please note there is a dress code to visit the cathedral:
    • Women: Discreet skirts or pants and blouse
    • Men: Long pants and shirt or polo
  • The approximate duration of this tour is 3:30 hours
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Music and Dinner in Santo Domingo Night Tour

Be part of a fun night during your vacation in Santo Domingo as you experience the authentic party lifestyle of the inhabitants of the charming island of Dominican Republic.

During this tour in Santo Domingo you will visit an authentic native restaurant to enjoy delightful local cuisine, as you kick back and get to see a traditional dance performance, in an electrifying nighttime atmosphere.

Book now your Santo Domingo Night Tour and have a blast dancing to the rhythm of merengue, latin and contemporary music.

 

Included

  • Round trip transportation from your hotel
  • Set Menu dinner
  • Short panoramic tour

Not Included

  • Meals or beverages off the set menu
  • Tips for the guide and the restaurant staff

Important!

  • A minimum booking of 6 people is required
  • Casual dress code
  • Booking is available for paying purposes, date of tour has to be confirmed directly with the provider
  • Approximate duration: 4 hours
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Shopping Tour in Santo Domingo + Visit to the Amber Museum and Tobacco Factory

Immerse yourself into the cultural and colorful lifestyle of Santo Domingo as you enjoy a stroll through the popular markets.

Framed by many shopping venues, the Colonial Zone is the first spot you will visit during this interesting tour in Santo Domingo. In here, you can take a chance to buy beautiful artwork, pieces that tell a story.

Afterwards, you will head to the Amber Museum, the perfect place to learn about the creating process of this amazing fossilized gemstone and where you will admire diverse types of amber in the world, don’t forget to bring your own piece back home with you, as a memory of this experience!

Your next stop is the Tobacco Factory, where you will get to know about the snuff creating process, as well as learn about this major industry in Dominican Republic.

Before ending this tour, you will pay a visit to the colonial market, a popular place in Santo Domingo where you can also buy souvenirs.

Finally, your shopping tour in Santo Domingo ends at the Conde street, where you will appreciate lots of jewelry stores, galleries and much more.

 

Included

  • Round trip transportation from your hotel in Santo Domingo

Not Included

  • Souvenirs
  • Meals and beverages

Important!

  • A minimum booking of 2 people is required
  • This tour is available Tuesday through Saturday
  • Bring cash to buy souvenirs
  • We recommend you to wear comfortable clothes and shoes,
  • Don’t forget your camera!
  • Approximate duration: 4 hours
  • Pick up time has to be confirmed with the provider 48 hours prior your booking date
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Gran Safari Tour Adventure

Enjoy a great adventure aboard exciting open trucks, in which you will get the chance to admire the natural landscapes, including sugarcane and coffee plantations, as well as pay a visit to a beautiful farmhouse.

During this excursion, you will visit the Dominican Bateyes, a village where sugar workers are settled. Don’t miss the chance to get to know about the tasty Dominican coffee process, you will love it!

Before your Gran Safari Tour comes to its end you will head to a marvelous waterfall, perfect to freshen up and swim for a while before enjoying an exquisite firewood-cooked meal.

Book your spot now to join the Gran Safari Adventure from Santo Domingo and have an astonishing experience in Dominican Republic.

 

Included

  • Round trip transportation
  • Firewood-cooked meal

Not Included

  • Tips for the guide or staff
  • Extra meals and beverages
  • Souvenirs
  • Photos

Important!

  • A minimum booking of 2 people is required
  • This tour is available only on Sunday and Wednesday
  • Approximate duration: 8 hours
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes, as well as swimming suit
  • Bring a hat or cap, sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Don’t forget cash to buy souvenirs
  • Meeting point must be confirmed with tour operator 48 hours prior your booked date
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Cocoa Tour: A Delightful Experience in Santo Domingo

Are you a chocolate lover?  If so, the cocoa tour is the perfect way for you!

During this experience, you will depart from Santo Domingo and get ready to plant your own cocoa plant, learn about the harvest process, which includes the correct techniques to cut and remove the cocoa grains from their cobs. Also, you will get to see the process of fermentation and drying, to get the perfect cocoa.

Afterwards, you will head to the Esmeralda Chocolate Factory. From this point on, you will be seduced with exquisite chocolate aromas, and you will also learn about the chocolate producing process. Don’t miss the chance to make your own chocolate bar!

Before ending your Cocoa Tour in Santo Domingo, you will relax in a natural scenario and enjoy an authentic Dominican meal, soothed with traditional music.

 

Included

  • Round trip transportation from your hotel
  • Admission to the cocoa trail
  • Lunch at the ranch
  • Welcome tasting and snacks
  • Guide
  • Free time to create your chocolate bar

Not Included

  • Tips for the guide and staff
  • Souvenirs
  • Photos

Important!

  • A minimum booking of 4 people is required
  • Approximate duration of the tour: 8 hours
  • Comfortable walking shoes and clothing are recommended
  • Bring cash to buy souvenirs
  • Don’t forget your camera!
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Tour to Three Eyes National Park and Columbus Lighthouse – Departing from Santo Domingo

Fuse in nature in an adventurous and cultural tour in Dominican Republic, where you will visit iconic places with natural lakes and historic sites along the island.  

This amazing excursion starts with a visit to the Three Eyes National Park, a protected area with three spectacular pristine and crystal-clear water lakes, portraying a natural grotto. In this place you will get to see a lot of species of fish and bats, as well as the tallest ferns, reaching up to a 4-meter (13 ft) height.

Next, you will head to the Columbus Lighthouse, a monument that was built in honor of Christopher Columbus, where is believed some of the rest of this great explorer remain. At this place you will get to admire as the Hispanic culture merges with traditions as a result of discovering and colonization of the Americas.

Afterwards, during this tour in Santo Domingo’s surroundings you will visit the National Aquarium, where several of marine species can be appreciated in their natural environment. The aquarium features 90 impressive tanks and seven ponds, some of them with nurse shark, where you can see them swimming a few steps from you.

At the National Aquarium you can also take a look to an underground tunnel with sharks, turtles and tarpons, and feel as if you were walking on the seabed.

Book now your tour to the Three Eyes National Park and Columbus Lighthouse and enjoy a magnificent experience in Santo Domingo!

 

Included

  • Round trip transportation from your hotel in Santo Domingo
  • Guide

Not Included

  • Tips for the guide or staff at visited venues
  • Lunch
  • Souvenirs

Important!

  • A minimum booking of 4 people is required
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes
  • Bring sunscreen, hat or cap and sunglasses
  • This tour does not include swimming activity
  • Don’t forget your camera!
  • Approximate duration: 4 hours
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7 Things you must do in Mineral del Monte

Mineral del Monte, is a very small yet typical town of the old Colonial Mexico, just about an hour and a half away from Mexico City, in times of the Spanish Colony used to be call Real del Monte. Here are some tips of what to do in case you feel like hitting the gas and take a road trip to a Mexican Magic Town.

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