A rich natural world and some of the most mesmerising landscapes you’ll ever come across make the Dominican Republic a nature lover’s dream destination. With such a wealth of amazing natural sites to discover it’s no wonder that this island has become a focal point for the most rewarding eco-tourism holidays you’ll ever experience.
Whether you like the physical activities and thrills offered on eco-holidays or want to learn more about a country’s biodiversity and observe nature at its best, Dominican Republic holidays will serve you well. Bird-watching, guided tours, trekking, hiking and so much more are on offer here. Below are some of the top attractions to visit during your stay.
Pico Duarte is the highest peak in the Caribbean and looms majestically in the Cordillera Central area of the Dominican Republic. It’s a very popular hike with tourists and nature lovers looking for a bit of adventure. Guided tours run frequently up and down the mountain and the trek will take in total three days. Along the way you’ll get the chance to drink from creeks, dive into mountain rivers and tackle canyons and challenging paths. A lot of tours bring mules along to carry some of the equipment and bags you’ll need. Reaching the top rewards you with a spectacular view over the island. What to do at sentosa singapore
A wonderful inland city of the island nation, Jarabacoa is situated amongst the Dominican Republic’s famous mountain range. This is the place to come to if you prefer fresh air, alpine flora and stunning panoramas and the opportunity to do a lot of different activities during your Dominican Republic holidays. If you want an escape from the heat of the beach travel to Jarabocoa for a couple of days to cool off and get a change of pace. Of course lots of mountain trekking is on offer here but you’ll also get the chance to try river-rafting, canyoning, para-gliding, horse-riding and much, much more. With high peaks come waterfalls, and this area has a ton to observe or swim in.
Similar and very near to Jarabacoa is the city of Constanza. Like Jarabacoa this is the place to come to if you want to escape the typical tourist beach holiday and go for more adventurous and ambitious expeditions, experiencing mountain life in the Caribbean. All the same kinds of activities mentioned above are on offer here and the views are similarly spectacular.
Having worked in the tourism industry for over five years, before and after graduating from university in London, Susan Crown brings a refreshing approach to the latest goings-on in the worldwide travel sector. Originally born in Cuba, from an early age due to her father’s job as a representative of Cuba’s national flag carrier, Susan travelled extensively and lived in various parts of the world, thus being able to draw from her own experiences and take inspiration from the exotic destinations she has visited over the years.