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Following are a sample of excursions offered by Tour Trips Treks & Travel. Actual prices and departure times will vary according to your base-city. Please contact us for details.

Shopping Tour in Puerto Plata by Tours Trips Treks & Travel
Shop until your drop, and let someone else do the driving! Harrison's Jewelers, Amber Museum, Mercado Modelo handicraft market, public vegetable and fruit market, and department and grocery stores are all possibilities. The exact itinerary depends on the interests of the the group. 2 hours. Rating: All levels. Every day. 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Shopping Tours are also available in Santo Domingo and Santiago. Excellent Public Market opportunities available in both cities.

Photography Safaris by Tours Trips Treks & Travel
Programs from half-day to 10 days. Let our Photo Host and Trip Leader escort you around the island in search of "The Shot". From rich to poor, city to backcountry, coastal beaches to high mountain ranges, palm tree tops to ancient depths of subterranean caves, our aim is to expose you to the widest range of perspectives and light conditions that this tropical and vibrant country has to offer. All media and mediums are welcomed and encouraged. You and your equipment are safely transported in air-conditioned coach. Each guest receives a "STOP NOW. THAT'S THE SHOT!" card which may be used to stop the bus for unplanned opportunities regardless of our previous itinerary. Itineraries may also include transportation via boat, helicopter, and airplane. Multi-day tours may include guest speakers and workshops on techniques and equipment use.

Blue Lagoon Coach Tour by Blue Lagoon Tours
See Caribbean wonders and the natural beauty of the Dominican Republic's North coast from the comfort of an air-conditioned mini-van. This value packed, educational tour makes 17 stops featuring authentic shopping opportunities, fish, animal, honey bee, and almond farms, a woodworking factory, three beaches, sweet-water and mangrove lagoon, and a police station, church, and more! Includes roundtrip transportation, guides, drinks, and lunch. Rating: All levels. Sun, Tues, Thurs. 8:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Magic Mountain Sunset Coach Tour by Blue Lagoon Tours
This comfortable and educational tour takes you over the Septentrional Mountains and into the Cibao Valley: the Merrengue-heart of the Dominican Republic. Visit a sugar cane factory, a factory where cigars are made exclusively for the US White House, REAL Dominican cities, and several handicraft, flower, rattan furniture, amber, and fruit stands along the way. Your final stop before home is just before sunset for a refreshing swim, cocktails, and unique dining experience in the mountainS. Includes roundtrip transportation, guides, drinks, and dinner. Rating: All levels. Mon, Wed, Fri. 12:00 m. To 9:30 p.m.

Outback Safari Jeep Tour by Outback Safari
Outback Adventures offers tours through the beautiful Dominican countryside. This is 100% family-safe sightseeing tour with a lot of activities where you'll learn about history, customs, local life, preparation of local products (see how coffee and organic cacao is produced, cigar manufacturing, etc…). Main stops are our ranch and a river oasis in Muñez, visits to local a family, and for the end - fun on the Sosua beach! A great day's adventure with super friendly multi-lingual guides, free-flowing drinks, and Dominican buffet-lunch included. Rating: All levels. Every day. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Monster Truck Safari Jeep Tour by Brahman Tours
Join us on the Unique and Most Popular Safari of Big Trucks! An "all-inclusive"
full day out with professional guides exploring the unspoiled Dominican countryside! See breathtaking landscapes while going through back country roads, crossing rivers, streams and sugar cane fields. Visit small colorful villages and have a first hand experience with the local people. Taste fresh brewed coffee, enjoy mouthwatering buffet, take a refreshing swim at a river while sipping a "cuba libre". See more than anyone else in these fantastic 8x8 all-terrain trucks. Many photo stops with great views. Open bar with free-flowing drinks will ensure you never go thirsty. Rating: All levels. Every day. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fun City Go-Kart Park by Trips Tours Treks & Travel
And you thought driving on Dominican roads was wild! Come check out the best and wildest go-kart park in the country. Perfect for a little friendly competition, Fun City features a fast track, family track, speed track, bumper cars, roller coaster, and pitching games. Need a little break? Head to the bar for a refreshing pick-me-up, and get back out there! Rating: All levels. Every day. 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Golf at Playa Dorada in Puerto Plata by Golf & Casino Escapes
Golf & Casino Escapes represents the world renown Ken Venturi Golf Academies in the DR. Just minutes from your hotel, enjoy 18 holes on a Robert Trent Jones course on the lush grounds of Playa Dorada. Includes roundtrip transport, greens fees, and shared motorized golf cart. Daily tournaments with prizes! Rating: All levels. Every Day. Tee-times available all day.

Golf at Playa Grande in Rio San Juan by Golf & Casino Escapes
Golf & Casino Escapes represents the world reknown Ken Venturi Golf Academies in the DR. Enjoy 18 holes at Playa Grande Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones. Play the Dominican course frequently compared to Pebble Beach in USA along 100-foot ocean-side cliffs and over gaping ocean inlets. Includes roundtrip air-conditioned transportation, greens fees, and shared motorized golf cart. Rating: All levels. Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri. 8:25 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Horseback Riding and River Tubing by Rancho el Norte
Enjoy your day in the foothills of the northern most mountain range in the Dominican Republic while on horseback, along with tubing in the Yásica River. This ride starts way out in the back county, and includes refreshments, a light meal, guides, and roundtrip transportation. Rating: All riding levels. Swimmers only. Tues through Fri. 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mountain Horseback Riding by Rancho Montana
Escape from the busy tourist areas to the virgin Dominican wilderness. No access by motorized vehicles. The perfect cultural, ecological, and picturesque adventure for your holiday. Ride western style though the forest, rivers, canyons, and Dominican villages. Mountain trails that originally served the native Taino Indians are used today by local farmers to move cattle. This ride includes refreshments, lunch, guides, and roundtrip transportation. Rating: All riding levels. Mon through Fri. 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.

National Park Hike, River Exploration & Beach Bonfire Dinner by Tours Trips Treks & Travel
Check out one of the newest national parks in the country. An incredible 77 square kilometers of jungle, lagoon, caves, forest and open backcountry to explore. Can there be a better way to learn the Spanish names of various plants, trees, and fruits than through smelling, touching, climbing and tasting the real and natural thing? Then just before sunset head down to the banks of the Islabon River where our friend Wilson Zapeta has a small ranch of wildlife in temporary captivity. Here we have the opportunity to see some of the Dominican Republic's more elusive wilderness creatures. We board a small launch and travel down the Islabon River, through dense stands of water lilies to our evening meal and bonfire amongst the sand dunes of the remote La Boca beach. Includes roundtrip transportation, snack, drinking water, park entrance, mini-zoo entrance, boat passage, guide, bonfire, national drinks and dinner. Rating: Beginner-Intermediate hike. 2:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Canyoning by Get Wet
Rappel down a 50 meter waterfall to enjoy challenging jumps from as high as 12 meters. Includes professional guides, refreshments and fruit, equipment, a day of guaranteed adventure, and roundtrip transportation. Rating: Intermediate-Advance hikers looking for an intense experience. Swimmers only. Every day. Pleasure Dome Full Day(8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.). Magic Mushroom Half Day(8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.).

Quad Runner (Funny Bike) Tour by Premium Adventure
Enjoy a fast and furious day of independent adventure piloting your own Yamaha 250cc 4-wheeler through Dominican backcountry with the only tour that never sees a paved road. Mountains, rivers, and farms are no obstacle for you and your machine. Come get dirty! Full day includes roundtrip transport, 4-wheeler, instruction, snack, lunch, guide, and a guaranteed day of adventure. Rating: Intermediate. No previous riding experience necessary. Every day. Full Day(9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). Half Day(9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m).

Dirt Bike Tour by Get Wet
Up and into the foothills of the Septentrional mountain range behind Cabaret, river crossings, rocky trails, and knee-deep mud awaits! Roundtrip transportation, guide, Yamaha 125cc dirt bike, and gasoline included. Rating: Intermediate-Advance dirt bike skills. Swimmers only. Every day. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Community Service & Cultural Adventure by DREAM Project
(Dominican Republic Education & Mentoring Project)
The DREAM Project arranges for volunteers to build necessary support facilities such as libraries and additional classrooms. Projects include mentoring Dominican students, cleaning and landscaping broke down areas in the schools, and working on local Dominicans' farms. Our goal is for interested individuals to get involved in projects that will have a monumental, long-term impact on the children and the communities that they serve.

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Most photos credited to "Open Shirt' Mike Gussak at unkmonk@hotmail.com