Beach and Mountain Horseback Riding Vacation

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Ecolodge Tubagua to null

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Exciting 6 days/5 nights Horseback Riding Vacation in Puerto Plata.  Stay at a beautiful Ecolodge in the hills above Puerto Plata and ride every day 5 to 6 hours on beautiful trails in the mountain, swim in waterfalls, ride through rivers and gallop on the beach and swim with your horse in the ocean and go bareback riding under the moon and stars on a secluded beach. All meals included with drinks ( soft drinks, water, wine or beer) and drinks outside of meals not included. Includes half an hour massage and a group class of yoga and we take you snorkeling as well in the beautiful bay of Sosua and visit Cabarete beach for our farewell dinner.  Gift basket comprised of local products included. Transfers not included. Small group settlement not included( up to 4 people)
Day 1. Pick up from Puerto Plata airport and transfer to Ecolodge Tubagua up in the Puerto Plata Hills.  Time to rest, unpack, have a relaxing moment or a stroll through the lush tropical gardens and in the late afternoon join us for a welcome drink followed by dinner.Day 2. After a delicious breakfast with tropical fruit, yoghurt, granola and eggs , our day starts with  a short drive to our ranch where you will meet the horses and get them ready for the day. Up and up we go to an altitude of 2400 ft to El Cupey a village situated high above Puerto Plata with breath taking views over the city and the ocean. After a a typical Dominican lunch we continue for a refreshing swim in the river Camu and then we are on our way for a visit to a Passo Fino Ranch where many of the prize winners in the National Passo Fino competitions have been bred and you will just marvel at the elegance and strength of these full blood horses. ( br. l. d. incl.)Day 3. Today we  jump in the saddle for an exciting ride on small trails to a hidden waterfall  in the mountains  and after a refreshing swim in the crystal clear water  and lunch we continue past wooden farmhouses and through riverss and we will visit a typical Dominican colmado where you will see all kinds of typical Dominican food stuff and every thing in miniature portions. .( br., l. d. incl.)Day 4 In the morning we are going to  visit the famous bay of Sosua where you can snorkel, sunbathe or shop for the famous Dominican jewelry made with larimar or amber or maybe you cant resist buying a Dominican primitive painting. After lunch we head for a deserted beach , hidden by sugar cane fields and we will spend the afternoon galloping along a beautiful white sand stretch of beach. Feel the wind in your hair and be in harmony with nature and the gentle horse that carries you. Afterwards a refreshing swim with your horse in the ocean which is a truly special experience. At sunset we prepare a delicious barbecued meal on the beach with roasted chicken and fish and you can sit and sing cowboy style around the campfire. When we the time is right we will take you for a magical moonlight ride, bareback if you wish,  under the tropical sky brimming with bright stars for a truly Caribbean experience. ( br. l.  d. incl. )Day 5 Our day is dedicated to both mountain and beach ,starting out riding through a very rural area called Los Ciruelos, picture small wooden houses and tropical flowers along the trails, cocoa, coffee and fruit plantations, an area where there is not yet electricity connected but people live in a quiet and harmonious way with nature and still farm their crops the old school way. Tonight prepare for a fare well dinner on Cabarete Beach popular with surfers and lined with fashionable restaurants and bars. ( br., l. d. incl.)Day 6 Remainder of the day at leisure for shopping or other activities. ( incl. Br)

What’s included

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Local taxes
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Use of helmet
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities