Higuey Half Day Safari Tour From Punta Cana

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    pick up starts at 7:30 am, you will be notified with the exact pick up time
  • Departure Details :
    Tour departs from Punta Cana hotels
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This is one of the most traditional tours departing from Punta cana Bavaro, an immersion in the culture and history of the Dominican Republic.Our journey begins at the Altagracia museum where we will admire the unique and precious pieces that conform its collection. rnThen we will continue to the Higey Basilica. Devotees from every corner of the country flock this awe-inspiring shrine.The Dominican Republics largest religious monument, it covers an area of 4,680 m2. A distinctive structure in the shape of a Latin cross; a masterpiece of French architects. Visitors are led in through a somber bronze entryway plated in 24-kt. gold.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Popular choice with kids
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples

Know More about this tour

This is one of the most traditional tours departing from Punta Cana Bavaro, an immersion in the culture and history of the Dominican Republic.

Our journey begins at the Altagracia museum where we will admire the unique and precious pieces that conform its collection. rnThen we will continue to the Higey Basilica. Devotees from every corner of the country flock this awe-inspiring shrine.

The Dominican Republics largest religious monument, it covers an area of 4,680 m2. A distinctive structure in the shape of a Latin cross; a masterpiece of French architects. Visitors are led in through a somber bronze entryway plated in 24-kt. gold.

On his second visit to the country, Pope John Paul II crowned an image of Virgin of Altagracia, a remarkable gilded silver diadem. A lofty bell tower guarding 45 bronze carillons are pleasing visual stimuli for the passerby, engulfing them in a celestial aura.

Despite your religious beliefs, this sacred place radiates a sensation of peace and tranquility. This part of the tour leads us across main street, come eye to eye with its many monuments, restaurants and street vendors.

Mingle with its ordinary citizens and experience firsthand the peculiarities of everyday life and the quirks of their culture. A motley of color, culture and flavor.

Contrasting architectural styles, depicting a run-down fire station, an age-old City Hall to the office of the present-day Dominican Postal System.

The Cross of Forgiveness is located in an area of the park adjourning the church, where the customs of the people of Higey are deeply-rooted.

The sanctuary holds invaluable jewelery, a novelty piece for the prying eyes of those who visit.

A gorgeous silver frame with the image of the Virgin of Altagracia can be seen, highlighted by precious stone incrustations underlined by an eloquent emerald bounded by crystals property of Saint Pius X.

Next on our itinerary, we will disperse in the area neighboring the Higey Marketplace.

Astray among the hustle bustle of busy streets, continual seesawing of cars, trucks, vans and motorcycles you will appreciate the day to day occurrences of rural life.

Get caught up in the beliefs and customs of their people.

Learn how master craftsmen manufacture cigars by hand. Discover how tobacco has for centuries remained a staple of the Dominican economy, traditionally used in the making of the worlds best cigars.

Take a look at their inventory, harnessing the opportunity of purchasing renowned brands, at unheard of prices.

During this tour you may also purchase the best Dominican rum and visit quaint kiosks where the most distinctive and chic samples of local craftsmanship and costume jewelry are on display.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Local guide
  • Fruits
  • Light refreshments
  • Unlimited drinks (open bar)

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Not wheelchair accessible