Getting to know the DR through local tours

The Dominican Republic offers visitors a new experience each visit. Each visit to the country may be supplemented with visits to incredible places.

The Dominican Republic offers tourists the possibility of participating in activities that will provoke an adrenaline rush, or provide the perfect peaceful environment for a quiet and restful stay.

Whatever option, the beautiful scenery, whether in the countryside, the mountains or beach areas, will provide the perfect setting.

The following are some of the country’s most popular tours:

1. Samana Zipline Tour, Samana Peninsula

The Samana Peninsula, on the country’s northeast coast, is home to one of the country’s largest Zipline parks, with 13 stations and equipped for all ages.

The park will let the visitor glide through 450 feet above sea level, providing truly spectacular views of the nearby mountains and the Caribbean Sea. For more information, please call 829 542 3005.

2. Rancho Lorilar, Puerto Plata

Situated in Puerto Plata, the north coast’s most important city, this ranch offers visitors a horseback riding tour through the region.

Aside from enjoying the flora and fauna of the region, the tour will also provide insightful information on Dominican culture.

The tour caters to even those who have no horseback riding experience. The tour guides will provide all the needed information that will guarantee the visitor a joyful experience.

Further information available at 809-320-0498.

3. N Day Spa, Cabarete

This impressive spa, located in the coastal village of Cabarete, on the country’s north coast, is the N Day Spa where visitors will receive such services as massages, facials and waxing. For more details, please call 809 905 6510.

4. Macao Surf Camp, Bavaro

This Surf Camp, on the breathtaking beach of Macao, on the country’s easternmost region, provides the visitor will all the necessary equipment to practice this challenging sport. Lessons are also offered at reasonable rates.

This activity can be enjoyed by the entire family. The camp’s trained staff will provide a safe environment for anyone willing to give this sport a try. Further information at 809 430 9017.

5. Indrina Tours Quad, Las Terrenas

These tours, designed for the young-at-heart, are carried out in four-wheel vehicles.

The tours will take the visitor to the country’s hidden treasures. A must-stop in these tours is a visit to a local cigar factory, or a visit to a local chocolate factory. In addition, visitors will be treated to a typical Dominican lunch and a refreshing visit to “Las Terrenas” beach,on the country’s north coast. More information: 829-348-7245.

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