Altos De Chavón: Half Day Tour from Punta Cana

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Explore the rich history and stunning landscapes of Altos de Chavón with expert-led tours of landmarks, museums, and scenic viewpoints, and more.

Highlights

  • Explore Altos de Chavón's rich history and stunning architecture.
  • Comfortable round-trip transportation from Punta Cana.
  • Memorable insights into Dominican history and culture.
  • Discover unique Dominican treasures at the Museo del Ámbar y Larimar Dominicano.

Description

Embark on an enriching journey to Altos de Chavón, a picturesque village nestled in the Dominican countryside. Your adventure begins with comfortable round-trip transportation from Punta Cana, setting the stage for a day filled with exploration and discovery. Upon arrival, you'll be greeted by the charming cobblestone streets and Mediterranean-inspired architecture of Altos de Chavón. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, embark on a guided tour of this captivating village, where every corner tells a story of centuries past. Your first stop is the iconic Iglesia San Estanislao, a stunning church that boasts panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Here, you'll learn about the history and significance of this architectural gem, steeped in Dominican culture and tradition. Next, delve into the fascinating world of archaeology at the Museo Arqueológico, where ancient artifacts and exhibits shed light on the indigenous Taino culture and the island's rich heritage. Immerse yourself in the past as you explore the museum's collections and uncover the secrets of Dominican history. Continue your journey with a visit to the Museo del Ámbar y Larimar Dominicano, where you'll discover the unique geological treasures that make the Dominican Republic famous. Learn about the extraction and craftsmanship of amber and larimar, two precious stones found exclusively in the Caribbean. As you wander through Altos de Chavón, don't miss the opportunity to admire the breathtaking views from the Mirador al Río Chavón, a scenic overlook that offers panoramic vistas of the Chavón River winding through the lush landscape below. Experience the magic of Altos de Chavón's cultural scene with a visit to the Anfiteatro, a stunning amphitheater that has hosted world-renowned artists and performers. Marvel at the architectural beauty of this open-air venue as you imagine the vibrant concerts and events that have taken place here. Before concluding your tour, take some time to browse the local gift shops, where you'll find unique souvenirs and handicrafts to commemorate your visit to Altos de Chavón. From handmade ceramics to intricately woven textiles, there's something for everyone to cherish. As the day comes to an end, reflect on the beauty and history you've experienced during your time in Altos de Chavón. Board your transportation back to Punta Cana, filled with memories of an unforgettable journey through the heart of the Dominican Republic.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off at Punta Cana Roundtrip transportation by air-conditioned vehicles Guided tour of Altos de Chavón Visit to Iglesia San Estanislao Exploration of Museo Arqueológico Admission to Museo del Ámbar y Larimar Dominicano Scenic overlook at Mirador al Río Chavón Access to Anfiteatro Altos De Chavón Stop at local gift shops Local guides throughout All taxes and fees

Important Information

  • The tour starts at 8 a.m., with the specific start time varying based on the pickup schedule.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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