Book this Best of Puerto Plata City Tour for a uptown glimpse into Dominican life. From the time we pick you up from your hotel until we return you at the end of the tour, our friendly and knowledgeable guides will keep you entertained with Dominican history.
This sightseeing city tour takes you from the popular oceanfront boulevard of Puerto Plata to the top of Mount Isabel, Puerto Plata’s spectacular TELEFERICO (the only CABLE CAR in the Caribbean) revealing incredibly panoramic ocean and city views as you ascend to the summit of Mount Isabel, 2555 ft / 855 meters above sea level. At the top of the mountain you’ll find beautiful tropical gardens and a statue of Christ the Redeemer (a smaller replica of the one in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and of course, the breathtaking views of Puerto Plata and the Atlantic ocean.
Discover the secrets of the finest Dominican Rum at the Brugal Distillery, which produces about a million and a half liters of white and dark rum each year. Here you'll learn the history of how rum became the most important export of the island, how it is made and aged.
Visit Castillo de San Felipe, the oldest military fortification in the Americas, we make a quick stop at Forteleza San Felipe, an authentic and historic Spanish fortress also known as El Morro de San Felipe that was built in 1577 to protect the city of Puerto Plata from pirates and corsairs! The Dominican Republic was an integral stop on the Spanish Main and was terrorized by many notorious pirates for years, including the famous British pirate Henry Morgan!
You will also tour the Amber Museum and admire its splendid neoclassical architecture and its collection of ancient fossils and pieces taken from the amber mines in the Northern Mountains.
What's included :
Hotel pickup and drop-off - Official guide - Water and soft drinks (non-alcoholic) - Cable Car ride - Visit a Rum Factory - Visit Castillo de San Felipe - Visit Amber Museum
What To Bring :
Comfortable shoes for walking on uneven sidewalks - Cash if you think you might want to purchase souvenirs or additional drinks