15 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

15 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Higuey
— 1 day
2
Santo Domingo
— 8 nights
3
Salcedo
— 1 night
4
Sosua
— 3 nights

1
day
Higuey

Higuey ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Dionisio, see the interesting displays at Museo de La Altagracia, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Higuey road trip tool.

Belgrade, Serbia to Higuey is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Belgrade in January: high temperatures in Higuey hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Higuey

Museums Historic Sites
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Parroquia de San Dionisio ©
Parroquia de San Dionisio
Museo de La Altagracia ©
Museo de La Altagracia

8
nights
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo ©
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Explore hidden gems such as Museo De Las Casas Reales and National Botanical Garden. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Zona Colonial and Museo Memorial de la Resistencia. Explore Santo Domingo's surroundings by going to Nuestra Senora de la Consolacion (in San Cristobal) and Centro Cultural Perello (in Bani). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Alcazar de Colon, explore the striking landscape at The 3 Eyes National Park, pause for some photo ops at Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon), and examine the collection at ChocoMuseo Santo Domingo.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Santo Domingo tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Higuey to Santo Domingo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Salcedo.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nuestra Senora de la Consolacion, Centro Cultural Perello
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Museo De Las Casas Reales ©
Museo De Las Casas Reales
Catedral Primada de America
Catedral Primada de America
Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon

1
night
Salcedo

Salcedo ©
Salcedo is the capital city of the Hermanas Mirabal Province in the Dominican Republic.It is famous for being the birthplace of the Dominican heroines, the Mirabal sisters who gave their lives in the struggle against the dictator Rafael Trujillo. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museo Presidente Ramon Caceres, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, and then take an in-depth tour of Casa Museo Hermanas Mirabal.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salcedo online vacation planner.

Drive from Santo Domingo to Salcedo in 2 hours. In February in Salcedo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sosua.

Things to do in Salcedo

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moca
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Casa Museo Hermanas Mirabal ©
Casa Museo Hermanas Mirabal
Museo Presidente Ramon Caceres ©
Museo Presidente Ramon Caceres
Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus ©
Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus

3
nights
Sosua

A hub for scuba-diving in the area and adventures along the north coast, Sosua itineraries tend to make good use of the scenic coastline.
Fortaleza San Felipe and Casa Museo General Gregorio Luperon will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castillo Mundo King and Casa de Cultura. Change things up with these side-trips from Sosua: Puerto Plata (Carmen Factory Gift Shop & Joyeria Las Americas). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, view the masterpieces at Kana Rapai, explore the galleries of Casa de Arte Sosua, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sosua trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Salcedo to Sosua in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Sosua can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sosua

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Puerto Plata, Cabarete
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Castillo Mundo King ©
Castillo Mundo King
Joyeria Las Americas ©
Joyeria Las Americas

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