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Samaná: Los Haitises National Park & Cayo Levantado Island

Samaná: Los Haitises National Park & Cayo Levantado Island

Travel across stunning tropical waters and enjoy delicious Dominican delicacies on this beautiful tour. Contemplate the historic artworks of the Indigenous Taíno people found in caves located in the beautiful Los Haitises National Park. Begin at Samana port where you will then take a catamaran or boat to pass Samana Bay. Arrive at the Los Haitises National Park, and visit the gorgeous rock islands and learn about about interpretations of Indigenous Taíno paintings at Linea Cave. After departing the ancient cave, take a boat across the beautiful waters to visit a charming beach and the Cueva de la Larena Cave. Finish the tour of the cave with a toast and take the boat back to Cayo Levantado. Once you have returned, enjoy a traditional Dominican buffet and relax at Cayo Levantado Beach.

Los Haitises National Park: Boat and Walking Tour with Lunch

Los Haitises National Park: Boat and Walking Tour with Lunch

Embark on a full-day trip from Samaná to Los Haitises National park, and explore the park's natural beauty. See the park's beautiful scenery, and look for a variety of species while you explore. Enjoy a typical Dominican lunch buffet on Cayo Levantado. Slalom by the many islets that form this amazing National Park. See the park's natural attractions, like the mangroves, and some of the park's various bird species like pelicans, herons, and the Ridgway's hawk. Take the time to see historic caves and spectacular scenery. Marvel at the caves, which have some of the highest numbers of indigenous petroglyphs and pictographs in the country. Travel to Cayo Levantado, also known as Bacardi Island, and enjoy the picturesque destination's warm beaches, and a buffet lunch of typical Dominican food.

From Punta Cana: Los Haitises Trip with Montaña Redonda Tour

From Punta Cana: Los Haitises Trip with Montaña Redonda Tour

Los Haitises Day Trip We'll pick you up at your hotel in Punta Cana from 6:30 am onwards and set off for Los Haitises National Park, a unique karst landscape bathed by the waters of Samaná Bay. Upon arrival, we'll board a boat and sail along the Caño Hondo River towards San Lorenzo Bay, while looking out for tangles of red mangroves on the shore. In open water, we'll be able to spot rocky mogotes teeming with pelicans and fork-tailed flycatchers. The expedition continues to the Arena and Linea caves, which were once used by the Taíno indigenous people. Inside, we'll see these caves decorated with indigenous pictograms and petroglyphs. Our next stop will be the Caño Hondo Paradise Hotel, where we'll hop off the boat and see beautiful natural pools inside the hotel's grounds. You'll be able to have a refreshing dip in the Jivales River before having a traditional Dominican lunch, which we'll eat in this idyllic spot. With our energy back, we'll get into a jeep and head to the summit of Redonda mountain, which is nestled between two lagoons: Limón and Redonda. From the top, the views of the jungle will look like something out of a fairy tale. Finally, we'll return to the mainland and head back to Punta Cana, where we'll arrive at your hotel between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm.

3in1: Los Haitises N P + Yanigua Waterfall + Montaña Redonda

3in1: Los Haitises N P + Yanigua Waterfall + Montaña Redonda

Guided tour in all required languages. You are about to experience a true ecological tour to get to know the countryside and jungles of the Dominican Republic, you will learn about Dominican history and culture, Los Haitises National Park where you can walk through the rainforests used as a filming location for the feature film Jurassic Park. You will see the incredible rocks protruding from the water up to 30 meters height. The hundreds of endangered bird species in flight over the park’s extensive landscape and its majestic mangroves. You will navigate through Montaña Redonda in a Safari Truck until reach its summit, enjoying its majestic panoramic views of the Island northeast coast (Samaná Bay) at 305 meter high. You will learn about dozens of plantations including Cocoa and Coffee. You will experience a cocoa show in which we show you step by step, how the cocoa is harvested until it is transformed into chocolate creating Dominican Nutella, and drink hot chocolate which you can taste for free accompanied by a delicious coconut bread from the house. You will swim under a remote and virgin waterfall in Yanigua and will get to know the unique Blue Amber zone in the world. Tarzan's treehouse (a house on the top of a tree at 35 meters high). You will also receive all-natural clay skincare applications from the river at no additional cost. Lunch time: You will taste the best Dominican food ever, all-you-can-eat Lunch Buffet and non-alcoholic open bar on the edge of the waterfall. A day full of tons of memorable experiences is waiting for you!

From Samana: Los Haitises Boat and Walking Tour with Lunch

From Samana: Los Haitises Boat and Walking Tour with Lunch

Embark on a full-day trip from Samaná to the Los Haitises National park. Take in the park's natural beauty on a boat tour and look for a variety of colorful species while you explore. Enjoy a typical Dominican lunch buffet on the paradisical Cayo Levantado island. Hop aboard a comfortable boat at the Samaná port and cruise to through the many islets that comprise the Los Haitises National Park. See the park's natural attractions, like the mangroves, and some of the park's bird species like pelicans, herons, and the Ridgway's hawk. Take the time to walk through historic caves and spectacularly lush scenery. Marvel at the caves, which have some of the highest numbers of indigenous petroglyphs and pictographs in the country. Travel to Cayo Levantado, also known as Bacardi Island, and enjoy the picturesque destination's warm beaches, and a buffet lunch full of mouthwatering flavors before returning to your meeting point.

Haitises + Cayo Levantado ( Bacardi Island )

Haitises + Cayo Levantado ( Bacardi Island )

Embark on a full-day trip from Samaná to the Los Haitises National park. Take in the park's natural beauty on a boat tour and look for a variety of colorful species while you explore. Enjoy a typical Dominican lunch buffet on the paradisical Cayo Levantado island. Hop aboard a comfortable boat at the Samaná port and cruise to through the many islets that comprise the Los Haitises National Park. See the park's natural attractions, like the mangroves, and some of the park's bird species like pelicans, herons, and the Ridgway's hawk. Take the time to walk through historic caves and spectacularly lush scenery. Marvel at the caves, which have some of the highest numbers of indigenous petroglyphs and pictographs in the country. Travel to Cayo Levantado, also known as Bacardi Island, and enjoy the picturesque destination's warm beaches, and a buffet lunch full of mouthwatering flavors before returning to your meeting point.

Punta Cana: Los Haitises Hike & Kayaking Mangroves

Punta Cana: Los Haitises Hike & Kayaking Mangroves

This Hiking Trail + Kayaking Tour start from Punta cana with a Transfer from Hotels. After this we arrive to the park where we will hike around 2 hours along the Humid Forest in the Los Haitises National Park. You will learn about the medicinal plants of this area, see the broadleaf forest primary and secondary Los Haitises National Park mountains. Then we take the equipment required for your safety (Lifejackets, etc), kayaks and going through mangrove swamps. You will see some bird-filled mangroves, rolling hills of lush vegetation. Through the mangroves and Land at the open San Lorenzo Bay, from where you can photograph the rugged forest landscape. Lunch with locals to drive back to your hotel in Punta cana

Los Haitises: Boat Excursion and Walking Tour with Lunch

Los Haitises: Boat Excursion and Walking Tour with Lunch

Take the time to see historic caves and spectacular scenery. Marvel at the caves, which have some of the highest numbers of indigenous petroglyphs and pictographs in the country. Slalom by the many islets that form this amazing National Park. See the park's natural attractions, like the mangroves, and some of the park's various bird species like pelicans, herons, and the Ridgway's hawk. Travel to Cayo Levantado, also known as Bacardi Island, and enjoy the picturesque destination's warm beaches, and a buffet lunch of typical Dominican food. Embark on a full-day trip from Samaná to Los Haitises National park, and explore the park's natural beauty. See the park's beautiful scenery, and look for a variety of species while you explore. Enjoy a typical Dominican lunch buffet on Cayo Levantado.

3in1 Fullday Los Haitises & Waterfal SPA from Punta Cana

3in1 Fullday Los Haitises & Waterfal SPA from Punta Cana

Los Haitises Day Trip We'll pick you up at your hotel in Punta Cana from 6:30 am onwards and set off for Los Haitises National Park, a unique karst landscape bathed by the waters of Samaná Bay. Upon arrival, we'll board a boat and sail along the Caño Hondo River towards San Lorenzo Bay, while looking out for tangles of red mangroves on the shore. In open water, we'll be able to spot rocky mogotes teeming with pelicans and fork-tailed flycatchers. The expedition continues to the Arena and Linea caves, which were once used by the Taíno indigenous people. Inside, we'll see these caves decorated with indigenous pictograms and petroglyphs. Our next stop will be the Caño Hondo Paradise Hotel, where we'll hop off the boat and see beautiful natural pools inside the hotel's grounds. You'll be able to have a refreshing dip in the Jivales River before having a traditional Dominican lunch, which we'll eat in this idyllic spot. With our energy back, we'll get into a jeep and head to the summit of Redonda mountain, which is nestled between two lagoons: Limón and Redonda. From the top, the views of the jungle will look like something out of a fairy tale. Finally, we'll return to the mainland and head back to Punta Cana, where we'll arrive at your hotel between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm.

From Punta Cana: Los Haitises and Redonda Mountain Day Trip

From Punta Cana: Los Haitises and Redonda Mountain Day Trip

Journey to the remote north-east of the Dominican Republic to Los Haitises National Park and Montana Redonda. Tour Caño Hondo, San Lorenzo, and Cayo de los Pájaros and see the Atlantic Ocean from the mountain’s peak. Get roundtrip hotel transfers and lunch so you can relax between your adventures.Start the tour by boat through Caño Hondo, a stream that crosses the largest mangrove in the Caribbean. By foot, traverse the unique landscape of Los Haitises with its limestone karst plateau, conical hills, sinkholes, and caverns.Explore the islets and mangrove forests of San Lorenzo Bay and see low-flying birds in Cayo de los Pájaros, between the Boca del Infierno and El Naranjo Arriba. Stop at many mogotes and atolls scattered throughout the coast that surrounds the park, and identify dozens of native birds along the way.Learn about cupey trees and the birds that fill their horizontal branches, as well as wild banyan trees and tropical almond trees. Spot native crustaceans, fish, and birds that thrive on the impeccable river water and lush plant life.Continue to rockier terrain where you'll visit two caverns decorated with petroglyphs and wall carvings - the traces left by the Tainos who lived there long ago. Watch out for bats and other nocturnal birds who call these caves home.Break for lunch at Hotel Paraíso Caño Hondo, an ecological hotel nestled at the foot of the mountain. Enjoy a swim in the hotel pools that are irrigated with crystal-clear water from a river that begins in the heart of the park.Finally, take the bus to Montaña Redonda and switch to a safari truck to reach the top. Find the best views in a special location between Laguna Limón and Laguna Redonda and see as far as the Bay of Samana, the Cordillera Oriental, and the Atlantic Ocean.

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What people are saying about Los Haitises National Park

Overall rating

4.4
(35 reviews)

The trip exceeded all expectations. It was really just about the beautiful flora and fauna. No tourist rip-offs, no over-tourism. No sales pitches. You could enjoy the whole day in peace and marvel without being constantly approached. We can only recommend this trip. Our tour guide Miguel was very direct.

I loved the tour! The guide was very cool, explaining several things of interest, paying attention to every detail of the ride, the boat was large, comfortable, and there was music and even a photographer. The beautiful tour, very punctual and the typical delicious lunch.

Recommended excursion, the Haitises are a place you have to visit once in your life. Everything very well organized.

Everything was great, highly recommended and the guides were top people, special mention to Ramon!

Trip was great and interesting. Roberto our guide was the best