From Punta Cana: Half-Day Dominican Republic Cultural Tour

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Delving into the heart of the Dominican Republic's culture and countryside. Experience the vibrancy of local life, from the majestic Basilica of Higüey to the bustling Dominican Market.

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  • Discover the architectural grandeur of the Basilica of Higüey
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Dominican Market
  • Indulge in authentic Dominican cuisine


Unveil the hidden gems of the Dominican Republic on this enriching half-day excursion departing from Punta Cana. Delve into the authentic essence of the countryside as you traverse through picturesque landscapes and cultural landmarks. Begin your odyssey with a seamless pickup from your Punta Cana hotel, setting the stage for an immersive journey. Venture towards Higüey, a revered city renowned for its historical significance. Discover the architectural marvels of the Basilica of Higüey, a testament to the nation's deeply ingrained religious heritage. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the Dominican Market, a bustling hub where local artisans showcase their crafts, offering insights into Dominican culture and society. Continue your expedition to the tranquil haven of the Anamuya River, where nature's splendor awaits. Indulge in moments of relaxation as you swim in the crystalline waters or dare to experience the exhilarating rush of sliding down a 100-foot natural slide into the river's embrace. Rejuvenate your senses with a delectable lunch featuring traditional Dominican delicacies, tantalizing your taste buds with authentic flavors. As your adventure unfolds, journey deeper into the heart of Dominican culture at a local house and factory. Gain fascinating insights into the production processes of coffee, cocoa, and tobacco, witnessing firsthand the craftsmanship behind these beloved commodities. Pause at an art school, where creativity flourishes and local artisans showcase their talent, offering a glimpse into the vibrant artistic scene of the Dominican Republic. Culminate your excursion with a visit to the idyllic Macao Beach, a pristine oasis nestled along the sun-kissed shores of the Caribbean Sea. Unwind amidst the tranquil ambiance, basking in the golden rays of the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the azure waters. As the day draws to a close, relish in the memories of an unforgettable journey before being chauffeured back to your Punta Cana hotel.


Transportation Guide Typical Dominican food and snack Coffee, vanilla cocoa and fruit tasting

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  • This activity is weather-dependent. If it is canceled due to inclement weather, you will be offered a full refund or an alternate date. This experience is subject to cancellation if the minimum number of travelers is not met. In such cases, you will be offered either a full refund or an alternative date/experience.

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