9 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

9 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

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Jarabacoa
— 2 nights
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Monte Cristi
— 2 nights
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Cabrera
— 2 nights
4
Las Galeras
— 2 nights

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Jarabacoa

Jarabacoa ©
Occupying a scenic spot in the foothills of a mountain range, Jarabacoa offers a laid-back atmosphere and a pleasant window into rural Dominican life.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Baiguate Salto Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Salto de Jimenoa, and then hike along El Mogote Jarabacoa (Montaña). On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a los Heroes de la Restauracion, then don't miss a visit to La Aurora Cigar Factory, and then don't miss a visit to Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jarabacoa trip itinerary planning tool.

Santiago de los Caballeros to Jarabacoa is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Jarabacoa, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Monte Cristi.

Things to do in Jarabacoa

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Santiago de los Caballeros, Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus
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Salto de Jimenoa ©
Salto de Jimenoa
Monumento a los Heroes de la Restauracion ©
Monumento a los Heroes de la Restauracion
El Mogote Jarabacoa (Montaña) ©
El Mogote Jarabacoa (Montaña)

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Monte Cristi

Monte Cristi
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): kick back and relax at Cayo Arena, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), and then stroll around Parque Central. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with El Morro and then head outdoors with Cayo los 7 Hermanos.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Monte Cristi travel route planning site.

Drive from Jarabacoa to Monte Cristi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Jarabacoa in July, you will find days in Monte Cristi are little chillier (35°C), and nights are a bit warmer (31°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cabrera.

Things to do in Monte Cristi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Parque Central, Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena)
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Cayo Arena ©
Cayo Arena
El Morro ©
El Morro

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Cabrera

Cabrera ©
Cabrera is a town in María Trinidad Sánchez province, Dominican Republic. On the 15th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Gri Gri Lagoon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Caleton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Laguna El Dudu and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Grande.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cabrera itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Monte Cristi to Cabrera in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Monte Cristi to Cabrera due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Monte Cristi in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 28°C in Cabrera. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Las Galeras.

Things to do in Cabrera

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Rio San Juan
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Playa Caleton ©
Playa Caleton
Gri Gri Lagoon ©
Gri Gri Lagoon

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Las Galeras

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Galeras: Santa Barbara de Samana (Zipline & Samana's Picasso: Eusebio dominican paintings).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Galeras road trip planning app.

You can drive from Cabrera to Las Galeras in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Las Galeras can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Las Galeras

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Barbara de Samana, Playa Rincon
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Zipline
Playa Rincon ©
Playa Rincon
La Playita Beach ©
La Playita Beach

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