Santo Domingo City Tour


Availability : Mon - Sat
Min Age : 2+
Max People : 46
Tour Details

Would you like to walk in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus? Of course you would! That’s why we’re inviting you to our exclusive excursion to Santo Domingo, to explore the oldest European-settled city in the Western Hemisphere. This excursion combines rich history and modern day culture into one amazing day.

Departure & Return Location

Your hotel lobby

Departure Time

Between 6am – 7am, depending on your hotel location

Price Includes

  • Round Trip Transportation
  • Tour Guide
  • Lunch & Drinks
  • Entrance Fees to all visited sites

Price Excludes

  • Souvenirs
  • Photos
  • Tips

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothing & shoes
  • Cap or hat
  • Camera
  • Spending moneyfor souvenirs, snacks, water, tips

Please Note:

  • Women & men must have shoulders, elbows and knees covered to enter the cathedral
  • It is a 2.5-3 hour ride from Punta Cana
  • The visit to a gift shop is optional
What to Expect

Explore the highlights of Santo Domingo, the oldest European-settled city in the Western Hemisphere. On this sightseeing tour of the Dominican Republic’s capital. With commentary from your local guide, a walking tour includes the Colonial Zone(“Zona Colonial”), listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
You will be able to see many culturally significant landmarks of the area including Alcázar de Colón, Plaza de España, and the Iglesia de los Jesuitas among other landmarks. Wander through the Mueso de la Casas Reales, formerly the Governmental Palace, has an alluring display of colonial era artifacts. This part of the city on the west back of the Ozama River, is home to the Catedral Primada de America, the oldest cathedral in the Americas.

The tour continues with a stop at Los Tres Ojos (The Three Eyes), the name given to a 50-yard open-air limestone cave located in the Mirador del Este park, just outside Santa Domingo. Initially, the cave was used by the indigenous Taíno Indians, the first inhabitants of the Hispaniola Island, for religious rituals.

Additional landmarks on this coach tour include the Monasterio de los Dominicos, the Monasterio Santa Clara and the Casa Nicolas de Ovando. Visit the Fuerte San Gil, the Plaza de la Cultura and many other important historical and cultural landmarks while listening to informative commentary from your guide. Tour also includes entrance to the 3 Eyes National Park (Parque Los Tres Ojos).Certainly, an excursion full of history and culture.


6:00-7:00 AMPick up at the hotel

10:00 AMArrival in Santo Domingo, begin the visit to the monuments.

1:00 PMLunch in a Zona Colonial restaurant featuring typical Caribbean food.

2:30 PMTour resumes, leaving for the last visit to Los Tres Ojos

4:30 PMBegin the return drive

6:30 - 7:30 PMArrive back to Hotel



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