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Santo Domingo Tours

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Tour Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo is the capital of the Dominican Republic and one of the oldest cities in the Caribbean. The city is located on the Caribbean Sea, at the mouth of the Ozama River, on the south coast of the island 155 km southeast of Santiago de los Caballeros.

Santo Domingo is home to the first cathedral and the first castle in the Americas, both located in the Colonial City, an area declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Thanks to this, the city, especially its Historic Center, receives approximately one million international visitors each year.

Santo Domingo has a population of 4 million inhabitants and is the most populated city in the country and the second most populated in the Caribbean.

Visiting Santo Domingo is highly recommended for tourists and the city hides many beautiful places worth visiting, especially the Colonial Zone, the main historical, cultural and leisure center of the city and Colon Park, which is one of the main points of the area and an excellent place to have a cool beer in any of its spacious terraces.
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Duration of excursion: 10 hours

Departure time: 07:30 a.m

Hotel pick up

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Maximum capacity: 12 people

Itinerary of the Santo Domingo Tour in Dominican Republic

  • 07:30 - Pick up the clients at the hotels. Remember the pick up time can always differ depending on where you are staying.
  • 10:30 - We visit the following:
    • Los Tres Ojos National Park, which is a beautiful cavern that has a freshwater lake.
    • Then we head to the Columbus lighthouse, which is a Dominican monument and museum built in honor of Christopher Columbus, discoverer of the New World.
    • Then we move on to our beautiful colonialism, historical and leisure center which is the Colonial Zone.
  • 13:30 - We take our clients to taste our typical food restaurant. After lunch we visit some important places such as Amber Museum, Rum Museum, Museum of the Royal Houses, Santa Maria Cathedral and take the opportunity to buy some souvenirs of the country.
  • 16:00 - Return to Punta Cana.

* The times indicated above may vary

Things to do in Santo Domingo tour?

As we have mentioned before, the colonial area of Santo Domingo is the main historical, cultural and leisure area. Nearby is the street "El Conde" is a pedestrian promenade where we will find several stores perfect to take a detail of the city.  We always advise our clients to bring some money to buy souvenirs of this beautiful city.

Visit the national park of "Los 3 ojos", which is a cavern that has a freshwater lake, naturally divided into three lakes that can only be seen from inside and a single lake that can be seen without being inside. It is located in the municipality of Santo Domingo.

In terms of architectural heritage, we have the Cathedral Santa María the Minor, which stands out for its interior composed of Gothic, Spanish Renaissance and Baroque style elements.

Santo Domingo offers us many options for relaxation and culture, especially the latter, since in the city we find some museums such as the Columbus Lighthouse or the Museum of Modern Art. Then if you want to spend a day of sun and beach, you should know that Boca Chica Beach is located just 30 minutes from the capital and is an excellent place to enjoy the tropical climate. In short, Santo Domingo is a city with many options for fun. To visit the national park of "Los 3 ojos",  *The 3 Eyes*  which is a cavern with a fresh water lake, naturally divided into three lakes that can only be seen from inside and a single lake that can be seen without being inside. It is located in the municipality of Santo Domingo.

In short, Santo Domingo is a city with many options for fun.

To conclude the tour of Santo Domingo offers you the best option to know a little of the Dominican culture, its history and many more secrets.

Recommendations for the tour of Santo Domingo:

  • Sunscreen, because visiting the museums and parks, the sun can cause damage to people who are not used to the strong sun so we always warn our clients that sunscreen is important for any tour.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Money to buy souvenirs.
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