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Full-Day Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana provided by Runners Adventures

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Full-Day Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Full-Day Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana
We reserve the right to refuse or accept a client who has presented fever, dry cough and respiratory difficulties, the day before the tour and the day of the tour, to participate in our excursions. • Our vehicles will be reduced to 50% of their capacity. • The tourist is recommended to use masks
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Immerse yourself in the cultural and historical heritage of Santo Domingo with this full-day tour of the capital. Follow a guide on a stroll past significant monuments in the Colonial Zone, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Traveling round-trip from Punta Cana is made easy with hotel pickup and drop-off.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Calle Las Damas
  • 1
    Alcazar de Colon
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Palacio National
  • 2
    Museo De Las Casas Reales
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Zona Colonial
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon)
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Highlights
  • Explore Santo Domingo on a day trip from Punta Cana
  • Discover the first city established in the Americas on a guided tour
  • Stop to admire monuments like the National Presidential Palace
  • Lunch is provided along with round-trip vehicle transport
Important Information
Duration
8–10 hours
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Alcazar de Colon
  • Entry/Admission - Museo De Las Casas Reales
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Women must have shoulders and knees covered to enter the cathedral
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Important: Due Covid the entree to the museums are closed. We do a panoramic visit
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tania F wrote a review 19 Jan
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Darius was a great tour guide. Also happy with the driver. Thank you very much. I will be planning to be back.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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mrstraveller1 wrote a review Dec 2020
York, United Kingdom1,415 contribution741 helpful votes
Emails to this company were answered quickly, pick up was on time & the guide was good, fluent in English & Spanish. But the tour group was too big & the large coach ill suited to manoeuvring through the grid locked streets of Santo Domingo. It’s a handsome, vibrant &
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Christopher O wrote a review Nov 2020
New Orleans, Louisiana10 contributions
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Our driver Enrique was punctual and our Guide Darius was very personable and conversant. He did well to fill the time in transit as well as the tour with information about the island and provinces. He grew up and lived in Santo Domingo had a good knowledge of much of the history
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Daydream677166 wrote a review Nov 2020
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There was a lovely day in Santo Domingo. Wonderful and knowledgeable guide Dario and safe driving driver Enrique made the trip interesting. He invited us to great lunch where local food was served.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Krzysztof G wrote a review Nov 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
The trip was excellent. Darius is a very knowledgeable guide when talking about history of Santo Domingo and Dominican Republic. Nice, charismatic personality. We recommend this trip.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8–10 hours
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  • Languages Offered: English, German, Spanish
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