16 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

16 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

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16 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Puerto Plata
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Las Terrenas
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Santo Domingo
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
4
Bayahibe
— 2 nights
shuttle:  2​h 15​min
5
Punta Cana
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

3
nights
Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata ©
Although out of fashion in the past decades, major revitalization efforts have made a trip to Puerto Plata a growingly popular option for the adventurous travelers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dona Nina Fishing Tour as well as Divecenter Merlin. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cabarete Beach and Kana Rapai. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at 27 Charcos, look for gifts at Diamonds International Amber Cove, and contemplate the long history of Fortaleza San Felipe.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Plata trip itinerary maker tool .

Stockholm, Sweden to Puerto Plata is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Atlantic Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In November, Puerto Plata is warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Las Terrenas.

Things to do in Puerto Plata

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cabarete, Divecenter Merlin
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Divecenter Merlin ©
Divecenter Merlin
Dona Nina Fishing Tour ©
Dona Nina Fishing Tour
Cabarete Beach ©
Cabarete Beach

2
nights
Las Terrenas

Las Terrenas ©
Las Terrenas is a town on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic, located in the province of Samaná. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Turtle Dive Center as well as Emmanuel Tours. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Tainopark and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Emmanuel Tours. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Bonita, see some colorful creatures with Turtle Dive Center, and then stop by Samana's Picasso: Eusebio dominican paintings.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Terrenas online day trip planner .

You can drive from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Las Terrenas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Santa Barbara de Samana
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Playa Bonita ©
Playa Bonita
Emmanuel Tours ©
Emmanuel Tours
Turtle Dive Center ©
Turtle Dive Center

3
nights
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo ©
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Treasure Divers. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Calle de Las Damas and Agora Mall. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Zona Colonial, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza Ozama, see the interesting displays at Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Primada de America.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Santo Domingo trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Las Terrenas to Santo Domingo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Bayahibe.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Treasure Divers
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Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon
Treasure Divers ©
Treasure Divers
Zona Colonial ©
Zona Colonial

2
nights
Bayahibe

Bayahibe ©
Located on the shore of the Caribbean Sea, the town of Bayahibe has grown from a fishing village into a bona fide tourist destination, with visitors mainly drawn to the many dive sites just off the coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ryanna Sun, Bayahibe Fishing Centre and Casa Daniel. On the 23rd (Sat), see some colorful creatures with Casa Daniel and then see what you can catch with Bayahibe Fishing Centre. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on Ryanna Sun, stop by Museo y Fabrica de Puras, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Public Beach Playa Dominicus.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bayahibe online trip itinerary maker .

Take a bus from Santo Domingo to Bayahibe in 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Bayahibe are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the shuttle to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Bayahibe

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Ryanna Sun ©
Ryanna Sun
Bayahibe Fishing Centre ©
Bayahibe Fishing Centre
Public Beach Playa Dominicus ©
Public Beach Playa Dominicus

5
nights
Punta Cana

Punta Cana ©
In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tourlandia as well as Miile Spa. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Reserva Ecologica Ojos Indigenas and Punta Espada Golf Course. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Don Lucas Cigars, and kick back and relax at Macao Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Punta Cana trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by shuttle from Bayahibe to Punta Cana takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Punta Cana are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach
Macao Beach ©
Macao Beach
Punta Espada Golf Course ©
Punta Espada Golf Course

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