9 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

9 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

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9 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Santo Domingo
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Las Terrenas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Cabarete
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Santo Domingo
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo ©
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
On the 23rd (Mon), stroll around Parque Duarte, steep yourself in history at Convento de los Dominicos, then contemplate the long history of Palacio Consistorial, then explore the ancient world of Saint Barbara's Church (Iglesia Santa Barbara), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of La Atarazana. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor, contemplate the long history of Alcazar de Colon, and then don't miss a visit to Ruinas del Hospital San Nicolás de Bari.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Santo Domingo trip maker site .

Toronto, Canada to Santo Domingo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Las Terrenas.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Convento de los Dominicos ©
Convento de los Dominicos
Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon

3
nights
Las Terrenas

Las Terrenas is a town on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic, located in the province of Samaná. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Terrenas road trip planning site .

You can take a bus from Santo Domingo to Las Terrenas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In March, daytime highs in Las Terrenas are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cabarete.

Things to do in Las Terrenas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Cabarete

Cabarete ©
Water sports and adventure tourism have replaced fishing and farming as the focal point of Cabarete.
Visiting Playa Grande and Beach Alicia will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa Caleton and Las Cuevas de Cabarete. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Encuentro Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Chilvers Fine Art Gallery, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Cabarete online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Las Terrenas to Cabarete in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Terrenas in March, Cabarete is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Cabarete

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Beach Alicia, Playa Grande, Playa Caleton
Highlights from your plan
Beach Alicia ©
Beach Alicia
Playa Caleton ©
Playa Caleton
Encuentro Beach ©
Encuentro Beach

few
hours
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church and Convent of Santo Domingo Regina Angelorum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Primada de America, and then experience rural life at Kahkow Experience.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Santo Domingo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cabarete to Santo Domingo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Primada de America
Catedral Primada de America
Kahkow Experience ©
Kahkow Experience

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