Half Day Cultural Tour with Private Guide to Cigar & Coffee Factories & visit the Basilica
Enjoy a cultural tour to see how Don Lucas Cigars are made and even smoke one for free, then see how Dominican Coffee is made and enjoy a cup. Also, included are Chocolate & Rum tasting. This cultural experience is very interesting, and you have will the opportunity to buy fresh cigars, coffee, chocolate and rum; plus, and local souvenirs. Then we will go to the historical Catholic Basilica in Higuey. It is a very beautiful cathedral visited by Pope John Paul II in 1992. Also, we will drive through a sugar plantation where you will see how the sugar cane is harvested by hand, and how the employees live on these plantations, including a visit to a school.
This tour can be extended by 2 hours if you would like to go to Boca de Yuma, a fishing village on the cliffs overlooking the Caribbean Sea for lunch and go swimming in a natural swimming hole and visit a cave.
9:00 Pickup at hotel or cruise ship terminal
10:00 Tour Don Juan Cigar Factory, Coffee Factory, Taste Chocolate & Rum, Shopping
11:30 Tour of Basilica & Sugar Plantation
13:00 Return to Hotel or Cruise Ship Terminal
Note; Times are adjustable to the needs of the client.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection
End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 4 hours
Tour can also can be extended to 6 hours.
Seats 5, plus guide
Clean & Airconditioned
If you have more than 4 people, contact guide and price will be adjusted accordingly.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 dollars - Souvenirs
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
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My husband Richard and I, together with his brother and wife enjoyed our time with Kathleen M. very much. Kathleen was so knowledgeable and friendly. We would definitely recommend Kathleen as a tour a guide. We would rate our excursion with Kathleen as a five-star tour.