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Santo Domingo Day Trips from Punta Cana

Santo Domingo Day Trips from Punta Cana

With its vibrant cultural heritage and UNESCO-listed Zona Colonial (Colonial Zone), Santo Domingo is not only the largest city of the Dominican Republic, but it’s also the oldest city of the Americas. Here’s how to visit this historic hotbed on a day trip from Punta Cana.

Group Tours

Most small-group tours of Santo Domingo cover the city’s top attractions, including the National Presidential Palace, Alcazar de Colon, and Calle Las Damas (the first paved street in the New World), without forcing you to sacrifice a big chunk of your travel budget. Some tours include other stops on the way to Santo Domingo, like the limestone caves of Los Tres Ojos or the Columbus Lighthouse. 

Private Tours

There’s a lot to see and explore in the Dominican capital, and a private tour allows you to customize your itinerary to match your interests. Spend your day diving deep into local history in the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Colonial Zone or focus on the city’s modern culture with a local guide.

Things to Know

  • Day trips can last anywhere from seven to 11 hours, depending on the option chosen.

  • Santo Domingo is situated 119 miles (192 kilometers) from Punta Cana; the drive takes between two and three hours.

  • Most tours include hotel pickup and drop-off at your Punta Cana resort.

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Historical Santo Domingo Day Trip from Punta Cana

Historical Santo Domingo Day Trip from Punta Cana

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Explore the oldest city in the Americas on this walking tour of Santo Domingo. During this 10-hour excursion from Punta Cana, follow your local guide to view some 5th century colonial monuments, Las Damas Street and Diego Columbus Alcazar, the first cathedral built in the new world. Stop by the National Presidential Palace, get fantastic views of downtown and shop for souvenirs at the local markets. Lunch at a traditional Dominican restaurant and round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels are included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.00
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$89.00
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Full-Day Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

Full-Day Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

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Explore the oldest city in the Americas on this walking tour of Santo Domingo. During this full-day excursion from Punta Cana, follow your local guide to view some 5th century colonial monuments, Las Damas Street and Diego Columbus Alcazar, the first cathedral built in the new world. Stop by the National Presidential Palace, get fantastic views of downtown and watch a 4D movie about the history of the city. Lunch at a traditional Dominican restaurant and round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels are included.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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$95.00
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Private Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

Private Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

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Explore Santo Domingo, the oldest city in the Americas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a personalized day trip from Punta Cana. Wander the cobblestone streets of the historic Colonial Zone and visit Three Eyes National Park, the Columbus Lighthouse, and the National Presidential Palace, traveling between attractions with ease in an air-conditioned coach. Plus, lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Santo Domingo City Tour

Santo Domingo City Tour

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This sightseeing tour is the easiest way to visit Santo Domingo from Punta Cana, without having to worry about planning transport. With convenient pickup from your hotel, you’ll ride in a climate-controlled vehicle and visit historic and cultural attractions such as the UNESCO-listed Colonial Zone, Three Eyes National Park, and the Columbus Lighthouse. Your full-day tour includes lunch and unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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$90.00
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Santo Domingo Historical Day Trip

Santo Domingo Historical Day Trip

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Leave the beach crowds behind on a stress-free day trip to Santo Domingo—a great choice for first-time visitors with limited time. Enjoy easy transportation in an air-conditioned coach and visit highlights, such as Three Eyes National Park, the Cathedral of America, and the UNESCO-listed Colonial Zone. Your full-day guided tour includes entrance fees, lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Punta Cana.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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$70.00
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Santo Domingo Colonial Zone Private Day Tour

Santo Domingo Colonial Zone Private Day Tour

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Benefit from personalized attention and private round-trip transportation on this full-day private tour of Santo Domingo from Punta Cana. Skip the hassle of renting a car and figuring out directions on this day trip, accompanied by a private guide. See the highlights of Santo Domingo's 500-year-old Colonial Zone, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a flexible tour accompanied by engaging commentary from your guide.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$975.00
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$975.00
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Full-Day Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

Full-Day Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

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Explore the city streets, back alleys, architectural landmarks and historical sights on this popular Santo Domingo city tour that showcases the best of the New World. Follow your expert guide through all the highlights of this stunning colonial city. Enjoy lunch at the Los Tres Ojos caves and enjoy expert commentary as you travel back in time.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
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Santo Domingo City Tour

Santo Domingo City Tour

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Leave the beach crowds behind and explore the highlights of Santo Domingo, the oldest city in the Americas, on this full-day sightseeing excursion from Punta Cana. Visit the Columbus Lighthouse, the historic Colonial Zone, and the National Presidential Palace, traveling between attractions with ease in an air-conditioned coach. Your tour includes lunch, open bar, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Punta Cana.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.00
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$105.00

Santo Domingo City Tour: History of the Caribbean

Santo Domingo City Tour: History of the Caribbean

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Immerse yourself in the city culture, history, and architecture of Santo Domingo on this full-day city sightseeing tour from Punta Cana. Highlights include Casa de Campos, Three Eyes (Tres Ojos) Park, Falo Colon, the Santo Domingo Cathedral, and others. Buffet lunch of typical Dominican food included, as well as hotel pickup and drop-off in Punta Cana.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Santo Domingo Supreme Cultural Full Day

Santo Domingo Supreme Cultural Full Day

Experience the best of Santo Domingo during a full-day sightseeing excursion from Punta Cana—a tour with special appeal for first-time visitors. Stroll through the UNESCO-listed Colonial Zone to see highlights such as the first cathedral and the oldest paved street in the Americas, and then visit the caves at Los Tres Ojos to learn about the island’s earliest inhabitants. Plus, lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Full Day Caribbean Santo Domingo City Tour

Full Day Caribbean Santo Domingo City Tour

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Stroll through the oldest streets in the Americas on this comprehensive tour of Santo Domingo, with round-trip transportation from Punta Cana. Embark on a walking tour of the colonial zone with a guide, a pleasure for history buffs, then visit the Three Eyes National Park (Tres Ojos) and the Columbus Lighthouse. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Punta Cana and a typical Dominican lunch served midday make this an all-inclusive experience.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Santo Domingo City Tour From Punta Cana

Santo Domingo City Tour From Punta Cana

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Spend the day exploring one of Dominican Republic's most beautiful and eclectic colonial cities. Tour the city's first cathedral, pass by Christopher Columbus' house and check out local monuments and museums alongside fellow travelers and your local guide. This popular option for travelers showcases the best culture, history and heritage of this capital city. Whether you're a first time visitor or a DR native, this is the perfect tour for those who want to hit all the highlights.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.32
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Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

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Take a tour of the oldest city in the New World and gain a deeper understanding of the first permanent settlement of Christopher Columbus after arriving in the Americas. Follow your expert guide through the landmarks of this UNESCO World Heritage Sight, where you'll find the first cathedral, paved road, hospital, university and more. Whether you love history or culture, this is the perfect tour!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.35
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Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

Get a comprehensive tour of Santo Domingo on this full-day tour from Punta Cana. Skip the hassle of renting a car or figuring out directions in an unfamiliar country, as all transportation in provided. Enjoy the scenery on the ride and once you arrive in Santo Domingo, follow your guide on a tour of the First City of the Americas, learning much more through guided commentary than you would exploring on your own.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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Santo Domingo City Tour Supreme

Santo Domingo City Tour Supreme

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Take a break from the beach and explore the highlights of Santo Domingo on this full-day sightseeing excursion from Punta Cana. Walk the cobblestone streets of the historic Colonial Zone and see many firsts of the New World such as the first cathedral, tavern, and paved road. Then visit the Columbus House, the palace of Christopher Columbus' son, Diego. A traditional Dominican lunch is also included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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Historic City Tour of Santo Domingo

Historic City Tour of Santo Domingo

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Gain valuable insight into the history of Santo Domingo during this 8-hour comprehensive city tour from Punta Cana. Explore landmarks and highlights such as the Plaza de España, the National Palace, the Columbus Lighthouse and the Colonial Zone. Stop at Three Eyes National Park to see the underground caves and lagoons used by the Taino Indians. Lunch at a typical Dominican restaurant is included, as well as round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.54
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Santo Domingo Discovery City Tour from Punta Cana

Santo Domingo Discovery City Tour from Punta Cana

Take a comfortable, air-conditioned bus from Punta Cana to explore the capital city of Santo Domingo. See the old part of the city which boasts the oldest street in the Americas, the boardwalk, and the beauty of the sea against this metropolitan city. An authentic Dominican lunch is served at a local restaurant.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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