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Santo Domingo - America's Oldest City All Inclusive Day Trip

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This full-day Santo Domingo tour, the capital & oldest city in the Americas, offers a rich history and cultural experience. It includes entrance fees, a delicious Dominican lunch & transportation.

Highlights

  • Visit the first city of the New World and see historical landmarks
  • Walk in the vibrant streets of the Colonial Zone, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the underground caves of Los Tres Ojos National Park

Description

Santo Domingo de Guzmán or simply known today as Santo Domingo is not only the capital and largest city of the Dominican Republic but also the oldest city in the Americas. Founded by the Spaniards over 500 years ago, Santo Domingo is home to the first university, cathedral, castle, monastery and fortress in the New World. The city’s Zona Colonial has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Join us for a full day (10 hours) of historical and cultural discovery of the vibrant capital of Santo Domingo. Located about 200 km from the white-sand beaches of Punta Cana (3 hour drive), this Santo Domingo sightseeing tour is a must for anyone visiting the Dominican Republic. It’s a perfect day-trip for families with children, couples, friends and solo travellers alike. This excursion with an experienced guide will include the city’s top attractions. Here are the places and landmarks we’ll visit before lunch. -Tres Ojos National Park (Three Eyes): Open-air limestone cave system with a series of crystal clear lakes known as the “eyes.” -Columbus Lighthouse: Colossal monument-museum in tribute to Christopher Columbus, discoverer of the New World. -Zona Colonial: Santo Domingo’s most historic and cultural neighbourhoods. After lunch, we’ll continue our visit to these monuments: -Alcazar de Colon or Viceroyal Palace of Don Diego Colon -Cathedral of Santa Maria -Amber Museum -Museum of Rum -Museum of the Royal Houses Throughout the day, you’ll have endless opportunities to take photos and videos. Your guided tour includes entrance fees, a delicious Dominican lunch and a round-trip transportation from your hotel/resort in an air-conditioned bus for a stress-free experience. For Airbnbs, we have various pickup locations. Departure from Punta Cana is at 7:00 AM (early morning).

Includes

Entrance fees Transportation to and from your hotel/resort Dominican lunch

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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