Active trip in the north

8 days / 7 nights
  • Kayakfahrt Am Fluss Rio Sabaneta De Yasica
  • Dschungeltrekking
  • dschungeltrekking dominikanische republik
  • reiten domrep
  • reiten am fluss domrep
  • Damajagua Wasserfälle
  • 27 Wasserfälle von Damajagua
  • Ciguapa Wasserfälle
  • Kayak
  • Off Road Jeep Safari
  • Wasserfall bei der Off Road Jeep Safari
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8 days active trip in the north

The Dominican Republic has more to offer than just all-inclusive, white sandy beaches and palm trees. Especially the north coast offers a variety of outdoor activities, where you can get to know the many natural highlights in a unique way. This active trip takes you on an exciting trekking tour through the jungle, including horseback riding along a lonely beach and exploring the El Choco National Park on mountain bike descents through wild terrain.

Caribbean Dream Paradise Island

The beautiful coral reef of Isla Paraíso invites you to discover the colourful underwater world of the north coast while snorkelling. Enjoy a swim in a crystal clear blue lagoon and paddle along a tropical river to an unspoilt stretch of sea. You will also have the opportunity to learn kitesurfing or windsurfing from some of the world’s best professionals. The mixture of activities makes the trip a unique experience for every active traveller.

PICK UP/FINAL STOP Airport Puerto Plata (POP)
7 x nights/breakfast
All transfers according to the program
1 x half-day riding excursion ‘Villages and Beach’ including soft drinks
1 x full-day excursion to Isla Paraíso in Punta Rucia including lunch and
soft drinks
1 x half-day jungle trekking including soft drinks
1 x half-day mountain bike excursion including soft drinks
1 x half-day kayak trip including lunch and soft drinks
All taxes and fees
Private travel health insurance
Tips and personal expenses
Viva Wyndham Tangerine, 4* all-inclusive resort (or similar)


Day 1 – Arrival in Puerto Plata

Arrival at the airport in Puerto Plata, transfer to the hotel and check-in. Welcome cocktail. Rest of the day off.


Day 2 – Riding excursion ‘Villages and Beach’  

After breakfast, transfer to the Rancho el Contento horse ranch. Departure from the hotel at approx. 08:40 am. The riding excursion with an English speaking riding instructor leads through typical Dominican villages to a natural sandy beach. Riding along the beach to the mouth of the river La Boca. Afterwards short break with refreshments and return ride to the ranch. Return to the hotel. The total duration of the tour is approx. 3.5 hours.


Day 3 – Jungle Trekking

After breakfast, half day excursion to jungle trekking with an English peaking tour guide. Departure from the hotel at 07:30 am. Through rivers, dense subtropical vegetation and off the beaten track we hike to various waterfalls in the middle of the jungle. Below the waterfalls you will be able to swim in crystal clear blue lagoons. This trip is exhausting, wet and dirty but worthwhile. Return to the hotel. The total duration of the tour is approx. 4 hours.


Day 4 – Paradise Island

After breakfast, 2 hours drive to Punta Rucia with private driver. Departure from the hotel at 09:00 am. We will then head to the beautiful coral reef of Paradise Island, one of the best snorkeling opportunities in the Caribbean with a speedboat and an English speaking tour guide. Approx. 3 hours stay on the island, where fruits and various drinks are served for refreshment. Snorkel equipment is provided free of charge. At noon we return by speedboat through the mangrove forests to Punta Rucia, where a lunch buffet awaits the hungry guests. In the afternoon, time to swim and relax on the beach of Punta Rucia. Return to the hotel. The total duration of the tour is approx. 10 hours.


Day 5 – Day at leisure

Relax day on the beach or optional excursions with hiking, biking, horse riding, diving, waterfall climbing etc.


Day 6 – Mountain bike excursion in the El Choco National Park

After breakfast, pick up from the hotel by an English speaking tour guide at 08:45 am. Today a varied tour through the El Choco National Park is on the agenda. It offers everything that is important for enthusiastic mountain bikers: technical passages, exhausting mountain rides, downhill runs through wild terrain and much more. A technically demanding tour within a breathtaking landscape. Return to the hotel. The total duration of the tour is approx. 4 hours.


Day 7 – Kayak

After breakfast, transfer to Islabon, where we will receive our kayaks. Departure from the hotel at 09:00 am. After a short briefing, we are going to paddle along the river Rio Sabaneta de Yasica until we reach La Boca, where the river ends in an untouched part of the sea. It is possible to swim in the river or in the sea. For lunch, traditionally prepared dishes (grilled fish or chicken) await us in a rustic tree house restaurant.  In the afternoon, we are going to paddle about 1 hour back to our starting point. Before returning to the hotel, we will visit a small petting zoo, where we learn a lot about the biodiversity of the Dominican Republic. The total duration of the tour is approx. 4,5 hours.


Day 8 – Transfer to the airport

Transfer to Puerto Plata airport and end of the trip. Extension or combination with other excursions is also possible.


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