Higuey Art & Culture - From Punta Cana


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Activity Level



Shopping, Religious Heritage, Local Experience, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (advanced), French (basic), Italian (basic)

Learn through shopping Experience!

Visit the always busy Higuey, the capital of La Altagracia Province, and the capital of religious pilgrimage of the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean. Enjoy its rich culture and great historical past on this learning trough shopping tour.

Take your bath suits off for a few hours and cut with the beach routine. Enter into this historical journey through time, walking by the streets, monuments, neighborhoods, architecture and the vibrant actual lifestyle of a Higuey city.

This is your best opportunity to get original art and handcrafts pieces learning about them at the factories by the artisans, did I tell you get factory prices too?


8:30 a. m. Pick up at your hotel.

We will drive along small roads and picturesque villages to Higuey, the capital city of the province where we will have a city tour. We will visit the Basilica de Higuey, the most important center of pilgrimage of the Caribbean with amazing architecture, the colonial San Dionisio Church, the fruit and vegetable market, the traditional saddle factory, the cigar factory and the local painters workshop.

You will also have the opportunity to taste different local treats.

From here we will drive through the sugarcane fields and will pass by the villages of the sugarcane workers, to get to the charming fisherman village of Boca de Yuma where you can have the local lunch with fresh seafood in front of an amazing sea landscape.

From here we'll go back to your hotel, after an unforgettable day.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We can pick you up at any hotel or private address in Punta Cana, Please provide your pick-up address when you book the tour.

End location: Your starting point or a place on route that at your convenience.

Duration: 6 hours

Tour start at 8:30 am and ends approx 2:30 pm. We have flexible time, please let me know in advance to adjust the times. Some times due to the duration of the tour adjustments can't be made. Sometimes it can cause additional costs (lunch or other meals)


Comfortable Dodge Caravan 6 passenger Van will be used or a larger and comfortable Van when are more than 6 travellers.
I can rent a larger vehicle upon request for additional fee from 1-12 travellers.

What’s Included

Other: - My service as your guide
- Your transportation by private car is included, with pickup and drop off from your hotel in Punta Cana.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 USD - Per person may be used to purchase your own snacks, drinks, and any gift items that you find appealing.

What’s Extra

Other: No food or drinks are included. You may bring some money for food, drinks, and any gift items that you find appealing.


Last minute inquiries might not be answered immediately. I accept most last minute bookings, but contacting me in advance is recommended. Special requests are accepted.

A Recent Review of this tour

Jose is a wonderful guide and he put together a fantastic tour for my family of four. He has great energy, his English is excellent and he is extremely knowledgeable. We took a beautiful hike and horseback ride to an impressive waterfall in the countryside then had lunch at a local family's home. It was one of the highlights of our trip to the Dominican Republic and an experience we won't forget. Thank you, Jose!
Rachel Haims

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