This Punta Cana safari tour is a fantastic way to learn about the Dominican culture and explore the country side. See how locals live, learn where chocolate, coffee, and cigars come from, as well as taste raw sugar cane. Enjoy a typical Dominican lunch, buffet-style, before relaxing on one of the Dominican Republic's most beautiful beaches, Macao Beach.
Enjoy rural roads where you can appreciate the flora and fauna of the country. Interact with typical Dominicans in an ambiance outside of hotels. Experience spectacular views and photo opportunities at every turn! With its pearly white beaches, crystal clear ocean, lush forests and rich culture, the Dominican Republic is the perfect place to experience on a safari. Pickup from your Punta Cana hotel between 8:15am and 9:15am in a comfortable 12 or 18-passenger truck with experienced drivers and official tour guides. Visit one of three sponsored schools (varies based on time of the year), learn and see the Dominican educational program and help the children to receive a better education. (donations will not be requested). Drive through the fields of Central Romana Corporation, the largest sugar cane plantation in the country. With over 200,000 acres the fields of mill, they are also one of the most extensive in the world. Stop and taste freshly cut sugar cane. Horseback riding along the mountains is included and a great opportunity for those who have never gone riding before. Visit a typical country home to sample fresh exotic Caribbean fruits, roasted coffee, cacao, see and learn how they live from the land and their organic products and have a chance to mingle with the local people.Learn about the Dominican Tobacco and see first hand how cigars are made. Also learn about the history of tobacco in the Dominican Republic and its long tradition of making some of the best cigars in the world. To complete the day, take a dip in the crystal clear sea on the famous and beautiful Macao Beach. This is your opportunity to catch a wave on a moray boogie board or relax while sipping a "Cuba Libre" (rum and coca cola) to the soothing sound of nature.