TRIP INTO DOMINICAN CULTURE AND COUNTRYSIDE

  • Port

    Samana

  • Level of difficulties

    Easy

  • Type

    Sightseeing, Nature excursion, Cultural, Meal included

  • Price

    Adults

    EUR60.0

  • Duration in hours

    4

  • Shore excursion code

    00DM

Description

This guided tour of the Dominican Republic countryside with stops at the best sights is the perfect occasion for cultural enrichment: visit a lovely country church, a cigar workshop on the edge of the rainforest and a family-run ranch for an excellent lunch.



What we will see
  • Tour of the rural hinterland
  • La Fuente country church
  • Cigar workshop with chocolate tasting session
  • Family-run ranch
  • Typical lunch and free time in the ranch


What we will do
  • We leave the port by coach and embark on a sightseeing tour of the rural hinterland with a guide who will point out the best sights along the way and provide interesting information about the history and culture of the country and of Samaná.
  • We stop for photos at the La Fuente country church, visit the inside and have the opportunity of meeting a local elderly inhabitant who will tell us the story of the Virgen de la Fuente.
  • We continue our excursion with a visit to a cigar workshop located on the edge of the rainforest and where we will learn the secrets of the famous hand-made Dominican cigars. Here we will also get the chance to try some excellent organic chocolate and buy a few cigars as souvenirs.
  • Last but not least, we take a guided tour of a family-run ranch where we will see a small plantation and observe the lifestyle in this part of the world.
  • After the visit, we enjoy a delicious buffet lunch and have some free time available to have a look at local handicrafts and other hand-made objects before returning to the port.

What you need to know

Please note: Space is limited, so please reserve early. Local means of transportation may be without air conditioning.