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All In One: With Public Transportation & Across Bay by Ferry

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This experience will take you across the bay by Ferry to Los Haitises National Park where you will get to do all the activities available Boating, Kayaking, Hiking, Caving, and Swimming.

Highlights

  • Kayaking At Los Haitines National Park
  • Boat Ride To San Lorenzo Bay
  • Hiking Experiene At Los Haitises National Park
  • Learning About Petroglyphs & pictographs
  • Ferry From Samana to Sabana de la Mar

Description

This experience will allow you to cross Samana Bay Ferry and Join Local Transportation buses to get to the Ferry Station in Samana Town, when you get to Sabana de la Mar one of our team members will be waiting for you. Los Haitises is accessible by boat, surrounded by rainforest and mangrove forests. While you are navigating from Sanchez to Los Haitises you will get in contact with nature and the unforgettable landscape of this park. This tour will be a mix of kayaking, boating, visiting one cave, and swimming in one of the most important national parks in the country, here is the majority of the Biodiversity of the island, and the second largest mangrove forest with more than 98 km2. Our local and expert staff will make sure you get to know the Taino’s culture, their history in Los Haitises, and their connection with nature. This tour is in ecotourism mode where the community gets to play a very important role, they are guides, Capitan boats, and drivers. Itinerary Take the 7:00 am Bus to Samana Town and connect with El Limon, the ferry will the 9:00 am. When everyone is ready we will head to Sabana de la Mar the Ferry takes 1 hour to across, Your local Guide will be at the port waiting for you to give you a ride to Los Haitises, the first location which is the Los Haitises Trail where you will have one hour hike, during the hike we`ll see different species of endemic plants and birds. After hiking we get back to the boat and ride to Playita Las Almejas where natural pools are, while we navigate through the mangrove forest and coat of San Lorenzo Bay we will share with you stories about Los Haitises, Geology and go over the mangroves species with having around San Lorenzo Bay. As we arrive at Las Almejas you should get your swimsuit ready to go on your kayak and paddle to the Cave of the line with your tour guide, the rest of the staff will wait for you until you finish the first part of the activity. During this part of your trip, you will be able to go around the Old Las Perlas Port which is one of the first structures built by Europeans in the area, about 1876, and this was connected with a train line that was the transportation for the coffee, bananas and everything this group of European was farming in what is today Los Haitises. In the cave you will visit there are more than 1200 pictographs painted by the Tainos, this was a way to express themselves, and today this art tells us stories we never thought we would find nowadays. When you finish here we will head back to Playa de las Almejas for snacks and swimming time. When we finish kayaking and swimming then we will have a break to have some local lunch to embrace the local cuisine and taste the best white rice and red beans on the Caribbean Island. 3:00 pm Ferry to get back to Samana, taking the 4:45 bus back to Las Terrenas or Galeras. This schedule can change the order of the activities depending on the local guide.

Includes

Speed Boat and Captain Kayaking Hiking Trail Snacks, (water, fruits, Soda) Local Lunch All taxes, fees, and handling charges Officials Ecologist tour guides English/Spanish Swimming in Natural Pools or unexplored Beach Caving Ferry Ticket Public Transportation Logistics & Tickets

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