Discover the city of the first Europeans in the new world, Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, founded by Bartolomé, the brother of Christopher Columbus in 1496 in the east coast of the Ozama River.
- Travel by minibus to Santo Domingo.
The journey takes 90-100 minutes. Personal check-in at reception. Air conditioned comfortable buses with experienced drivers. During the journey we can gain insights into the lives of the local residents.
- Los Tres Ojos.
Our trip leads to the Los Tres Ojos caves, an interesting place with underground caves where small lakes can be found. Breathtaking views and natural rock formations take you into another world of unique beauty
There is no better way to see the city than from a famous Teleférico cable car. This cable car will give you a completely different view of the city at 2600 feet above sea level.
- Columbus Lighthouse.
The road continues to the Columbus Lighthouse, built for the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America and the celebration of the American Evangelization.
- Historical district.
The historical part of the town is coming up on our journey which is part of the World Heritage Site, the city of Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, which was the first city in America founded by Europeans. The name comes from Spanish settlers who founded the city. This part of the town is full of colonial buildings and cobblestone streets, as well as the Alcazar de Colón and the Cathedral of America, this magnificent building was built in 1512, its style is completely different from its surroundings because its influenced by Gothic architecture
- Presidential Palace.
After lunch we continue our journey to the Presidential Palace (current president is Danilo Medina), then we visit the Duarte Market and some richer and poorer Santo Domingo neighborhoods: Bella Vista, Ensanche Piantini, Capetillo and finally La Zurza.
At the end of our tour, we will drop you to your hotels by minibus before sunset. We will reach the hotels in the late hours of the evening.
What is included:
What to bring:
Know before you go!
- The excursion starts on certain days, it is in English.
- For children 3-10 years we offer a 50% discount (free of charge between 0-3 years).
- Passengers are picked up at the hotel reception at a specified time.
- Minimum 6 people required for this booking
- In case of passengers being late for more than 5 minutes at pick up, it counts as NO SHOW and the paid excursion is not refundable.