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Punta Cana: Dominican Flavors Guided Day Trip

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Join a cultural tour and series of tastings on a guided day trip from Punta Cana with hotel transfers. Learn how tobacco, chocolate, and Dominican rum are made, and sample some along the way.

Highlights

  • Visit Chocolate Factory- Tastings included
  • Visit to Cave of the Marvels
  • Visit to Rum Factory

Description

The Dominican Flavor tour begins with an in-depth tour of the cigar factory that follows the path of tobacco leaves from the fields to the packaging of premium handmade cigars. After entering the factory, your tour guide will show you all the different types of wrappers and folders from across the region that are used to make Vega fina premium handmade cigars. Follow the journey of the cigar manufacturing process where you can see staff hard at work, grouping, rolling and finally packing facilities. End the tour with a visit to the mega-cigar store where you'll find the most premium Vega Fina cigars, as well as other world-renowned brands.. Then without leaving the square, we are going to visit the chocolate factory chocopunto and observe live through a glass each of the steps necessary for the manufacture of a chocolate of excellent quality. Then you will go to the tasting area where you will receive samples of chocolates, as well as spirits, punches and cocoa-based ice creams that they also manufacture. We continue exploring the cave of Wonders where we can contemplate the incredible rock formations it houses. In its geological formation, coral formations and animals that inhabited the place at the end of the Pleistocene predominate. You can also appreciate the hundreds of petroglyphs, pictograms and engravings created by the Taino Indians, who inhabited these caves about 800 years ago. However, excavations have found archaeological remains and human bones dating back 4000 or 5000 years. The tour continues with a visit to the Ron Barceló Historic Center, where you can enjoy a tour of its aging cellar, being able to immerse yourself in the rich aroma of its aging reserves, as well as discover the location of its barrels. Here you will be invited to a journey through the elaboration and packaging processes that are carried out daily in your factory. As a finishing touch to the experience, you can immerse yourself in a totally eclectic ancient and modern environment, with pieces and objects that will awaken your curiosity and envelop you in an atmosphere of discovery. In addition, they will have the opportunity to purchase their products and range of promotional items, so they can have a delicious memory of the experience.

Includes

Transport in comfortable, air-conditioned buses to and from Punta Cana-Bavaro, Bayahibe-La Romana hotels Entrance and guided tour Fabrica Vega Fina (Approximate tour duration of 30 minutes) Entrance and guided tour Choco Museum (Approximate tour duration of 30 minutes) Entrance and guided tour to the Caves of Wonders (Approximate tour duration of 45 minutes) Entrance and guided tour Barcelo Rum Factory in San Pedro de Macorís (Approximate tour duration of 1h 15m ) Guide Taxes

Important Information

  • This excursion has been created exclusively to enjoy the true typical Dominican flavors. We will start with a visit to the Vega Fina cigar factory, considered one of the best premium cigars in the world. We continue the tour visiting Chocopunto, a chocolate factory where you can observe live through a glass each of the steps necessary for the manufacture of a chocolate of excellent quality, we continue with the visit to the Cave of Wonders, where we can explore and contemplate the incredible rock formations that it houses. We finish by visiting the Historic Center of the city of San Pedro de Macoris, where we will take a tour of the famous Barceló Rum factory, founded in 1930, where we can learn about the history of Dominican Rum, live the experience of breathing, observe and feel the true essence of Ron Barceló, and appreciate the quality of our rums.

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