Santo Domingo City Tour
Adults: From 12 to 99 years oldChildren: From 2 to 11 years oldInfants: 0 to 1 years old
From : 95.00 USD
Embark on a fascinating day experience of Santo Domingo a city located near Punta Cana – without doubt one of the most thrilling and exciting cities in the Caribbean, and the first city of the New World. This staggeringly beautiful city beckons you into its jewel-like charm. Will you take in the city's first Cathedral? Or catch a glimpse of Christopher Columbus' lighthouse? Better not forget to tick the city's suite of beautiful monuments and museums off your list, one by one, before dining and shopping in the city’s Plaza to end the day.
A city dripping in Dominican culture and heritage
Not just a major metropolis, Santo Domingo is the capital and cultural heart of the Dominican Republic and located near Punta Cana. The city brings a vibrant mix of modern sights and architecture, and plenty of history, too. This is a trip made for those who want to join with the locals and sample some of the culture and heritage Santo Domingo has to offer. Where will you go first?
Take a stroll through the colonial zone for the standout monuments and museums. Or find out how the Spanish conquistadors lived, with a visit to the Alcazar de Colon. When it comes to beautiful buildings there, you cannot afford to miss the Basilica Cathedral of Santa María la Menor – the oldest cathedral in the Americas and situated right next to Columbus Park.
Explore ancient caves
If you like the idea of digging a little deeper, Los Tres Ojos is well worth a visit. This natural wonder and cave complex is just perfect for a half-day visit, or even just a couple of hours if you can fit it in. You can enter the beautiful structures by foot or if you are feeling more adventurous, you can also take a ride in a boat.
Experience Dominican dining
All this sightseeing can really work up an appetite. What better place for lunch, served at a traditional Dominican restaurant. After which, you will be able to “shop ‘till you drop” around the small mecca of colorful shops and boutiques in the Columbus Plaza.
Santo Domingo will let you leave your world behind and submit to the magic of this majestic Caribbean city located near Punta Cana!
Season: All Year Round
Start Time: 7:30 AM Punta Cana
Duration: 9 Hours ( approx.)
Includes Transport: Yes
Good physical condition required: No
Suitable for the elderly: Yes
Pregnant women allowed: Yes
English speaking guides, transportation on air conditioned buses, lunch in Santo Domingo and all entrance fees.
Wear comfortable clothing & footwear. Bring long pants/skirt for entering the Cathedral, camera, hat, sunblock, sunglasses and money for tips, snacks & souvenirs. (Tipping is optional)
Pick up and drop off times will vary according to Hotel location.
- The tour is available in the following languages:
- Tuesday: English
- Thursday: English & Spanish
- Saturday: English & French
"was a very long day... the roads are nice the tour was awesome.. Diego was VERY knowledgeable.. Enrique negotiated the small streets very well... if you are up for a long day.. with landscape along the way.. this is an awesome trip."
Tim Jones - McElhattan - 02 Jun 2016