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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.
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.
  • 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)
  • 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
8–10 hours
  • 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
  • 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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Popular mentions
Christopher O wrote a review 25 Nov
New Orleans, Louisiana10 contributions
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 24 Nov
4 contributions
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
Krzysztof G wrote a review 24 Nov
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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richard5055 wrote a review Mar 2020
Ottawa, Canada10 contributions18 helpful votes
all when well and butifull day. food was good and tour was greate. love our tour guide . Faustus was a great guide with the best of information and multipull landguage for all. The shopping part was not that great. Only 45 minutes of shopping. Wood had liked more time to walk
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Date of experience: March 2020
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flo43 wrote a review Mar 2020
Magna, Utah29 contributions
This tour was an excellent tour. Rudy was a fantastic guide informing us of all the culture, entertaining us and had the cutest personality. I would highly recommend this tour and the guide. Also, thanks for the blue pen I use it all the time!!!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8–10 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, German, Spanish
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