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

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 20/06/25 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 20/06/25 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.
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  • Pass by Calle de Las Damas
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    Alcazar de Colon
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by National Palace
  • 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)
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
  • 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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richard5055 wrote a review Mar 2020
Ottawa, Canada10 contributions8 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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Audrey B wrote a review Mar 2020
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My wonderful girls trip ended with meeting Ruddy and Luis. Ruddy was really entertaining and his jokes were funny asl. My favorite was the horseback riding and the explanation of how coffee was made. Eating Dominican food in the mountains was something I believed I would never
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Tracy M wrote a review Mar 2020
Alberta9 contributions
Tour was comprehensive. Tour guide Natcho was outstanding: knowledgable, entertaining and funny! Half of group was English speaking and half Spanish speaking and both language speakers were accommodated. Bus was packed, adult daughter in the back of the bus was without a
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Winnipegnurse wrote a review Mar 2020
Winnipeg, Canada167 contributions14 helpful votes
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My husband and I did the full day trip from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo. Drivers were on time picking us up at the resort, took us to a larger bus for the trip. Larger bus was clean but seats did lack leg room. Our tour host Monchy was friendly and very organized. He worked
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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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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, German, Spanish
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