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.
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.
Tours are also available in Santo Domingo and Santiago. Excellent Public
Market opportunities available in both cities.
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.
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.
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.
Safari Jeep Tour by Outback Safari
Adventure, culture and fun! Take off into the Dominican backcountry in
rugged open-air 14-passenger jeeps. Shop at a local rum shack, visit local
school and home, meet a Dominican family, cool off in a river, and boogie-board
in the ocean. A great day's adventure, free-flowing drinks, and Dominican
buffet-lunch included. Rating: All levels. Every day. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.).
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).
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.
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.