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Cacao Plantation and Chocolate Factory Tour with Tasting of Chocolate
"With your local cacao expert and guide you will learn about each one of the steps in processing high-quality cacao. First you will learn about the sowing process and how to sow your own cacao plant. From there you will learn about the harvesting process which includes cutting and extraction of the grains in a cacao pod. Finally you will learn about the post-harvest process including fermentation and drying..You will also learn about the Dominican Republic ecosystem and how it produces perfect conditions for growing fine cacao which evolves into the best quality chocolat you will enter La Esmeralda Chocolate Factory where you will discover each of the steps in creating a chocolate bar. You’ll also be able to make your own chocolate! With this tour you will also participate in a chocolate tasting where you will learn how to properly taste chocolate with all your sens"""Visit La Esmeralda
From $60.00
 
Cacao Plantation and Chocolate Factory Tour
"The local cacao expert guide will guide you through each one of the steps in processing high-quality cacao. Beginning with the first step sowing you will learn how to sow your own cacao plant and continue to learn about the harvest cutting and extraction of the grains in a cacao pod. Next you will learn about the post-harvest process: fermentation and drying which are determining factors in the quality of the chocolate. You will also learn about the Dominican Republic ecosystem and what allows it to have the perfect conditions for growing fine cacao which evolves into the best quality chocolates. you will enter La Esmeralda Chocolate Factory
From $50.00
 
Puerto Plata Shore Excursion: Damajagua Waterfalls Tour For Amber Cove Cruise Ship Passengers
"After meeting your guides outside the Amber Cove Cruise Terminal you will board an air-conditioned vehicle for the 25 minute ride to the falls. During the ride you will receive a safety briefing and some local information of interest. Water sodas snacks and iced towels will be on board.On arrival at the 27 Falls of Damajagua Park you will leave the transport where you can leave a bag with your valuables towel dry clothes and flip flops for after the tour. Your guide will introduce you to the local waterfall guides who will be looking after you and you’ll be issued with a life jacket helmet and a bottle of water for the hike up. If you want to take photos or video on the tour please only bring waterproof cameras. From this point on everything will get wet!If water levels are very good you will hike uphill for about 45 minutes crossing the main river over a suspension bridge and then along well maintained trails and steps. All the while you will enjoy the incredible landscape and entertainment by the guides and imagining the incredible adventure that lies in wait! Please note
From $69.00

More Transportation in Dominican Republic

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Don't drive yourself

Do not try to drive around yourself. Streets here have different rules than you may be used too!Many potholes, crazy /fast driving. Little mopeds and motorcycles with up to 5 people on them whiz...
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yellow brick road

__________________________________________________being at Punta Cana, going to Isla saona, is the must do activity tip.a tourist bus travels from Bavaro beach, where i was, to Bahyahibe, and there, a...
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to everywhere

to travel around DR yu have to use organised tours. several options are offered to yu when yu arrive at the resort, and everyday they take yu to visit a town or other points of interest.of course...
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Airports

For being such a small country, we do have a lot of international airports that connect us with a lot of cities in Europe, North, Central and South America and the Caribbean either by regular flights...
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To waterfall...

For those who want to see Las Cascadas del Limon: from the village El Limon you can get to the waterfall by walk, but I strongly recommend to take horses (they are rather small) with the native guide....
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Guagua (bus)

Caribe Tours and Metro are the biggest bus lines that travel across the country. They both have air conditioned, comfortable buses. They used to serve wafers and coffee before but I don't know if they...
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Punta Caña International Airport

I traveled to Dominican Republic by plane. When we landed (at the Punta Caña International Airport), we walked through the airplanes to the main building. I must say that I was surprised at the sight...
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Sailing

One of the best ways to access some beaches, do some diving or visit some other spot is by boat. There are several kinds of boat in Dominican Republic, particularly on the organized tours. I made 3...
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Bus

Most resorts are far from the airport. And most travel packages already included the transfer from the airport to the resort, usually in a comfortable air-conditioned van or bus.For traveling around...
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Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ)

The Travel Slut's Top 10 tips about the Punta Cana International Airport:1. Upon arrival, you will have have to run a gauntlet or get your photo taken with 2 Dominican women in costume. The photo will...
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Public Cars

if you're looking for a cultural trip, this is a good way to know dominicans, sit in a old and small car with 6 more people (amazing, isnt it) while you listen to their conversations. Costs 10 pesos...
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Voladoras

ok.. i chose bus, but this is the Dominican style bus, full of people costs 15 pesos and if you want to stop in a place make sure you shout really loud so the driver listens to you. You will find...
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Motoconchos

Yeah... dont be surprised if you find FOUR people in one of these... i really dont suggest you traveling around the city in one of these, unless you're with a Dominican person who's also taking the...
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Caribair, S.A.

national airline, good one by the way, you can go to any airport in the country. They have regular flights from Herrera to Puerto Principe and from Santiago (DR) to Santiago de Cuba. Great service!!...
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Popular Cities in Dominican Republic

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Punta Cana

Provincia de La Altagracia
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Santo Domingo

Distrito Nacional
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Sosúa

Provincia de Puerto Plata
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Puerto Plata

Provincia de Puerto Plata
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Cabarete

Provincia de Puerto Plata
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Bayahibe

Provincia de La Altagracia
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Top Hotels in Dominican Republic

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Paseo Vicini, Guayacanes, San Pedro de Marcori­s, Juan Dolio, Caribbean
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Playas Uvero Alto - Provincia La Altagracia (Formerly Sunscape) Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Av. George Washington No. 365, , Santo Domingo, Di
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Calle Dr Rosen 25, El Batey, Sosua, Dominican Republic, Caribbean
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Playa Dorada, (formerly Occidental Grand Flamenco), Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, Caribbean
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Carretera Sosua-Cabarete, Cabarete, Dominican Republic, Caribbean
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Top Things to Do in Dominican Republic

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Snorkeling and Scuba

Dreams Palm Beach is a very beautiful cozy hotel, with an amazing beach and a tremendous customer service, we would highly recomend it. My wife and I had an remarkable vacation last year. The weather...
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Zona Colonial - Old Town

Amber is a vegetable fossil resin that when hardened becomes a semi precious gem used in jewelry. The range of its colors go from pale yellowish to bright red, and more rarely green and blue. It...
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Sosua Beach

Sosua beach felt great, got superb looking scenery, clear water and can snorkel without going too far. It has some vendors but they were good people, awesome. The restaurants serve sea food, cerveza,...
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Marysol Tours

I looked at the cruise ship excursions for Amber Cove and most of them appeared to be out of my comfort zone as to activity level. So I made an arrangement for a non-cruise excursion with Marysol...
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Punta Cana

Punta Cana is located in the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic it is an area that has beaches and resorts facing both the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. As a Tourist hotspot there...
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Marysol Tours

I looked at the cruise ship excursions for Amber Cove and most of them appeared to be out of my comfort zone as to activity level. There were zero wheel chair accessible tours. Of the easy activity...
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