60 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

60 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

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60 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

Start: Hamilton, Bermuda
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Punta Cana
— 19 nights
Shuttle:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayahibe
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
El Valle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Puerto Plata
— 13 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Pedernales
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Santo Domingo
— 17 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Hamilton, Bermuda

19
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.
Family-friendly places like Macao Beach and Juanillo Beach will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Parroquia de San Dionisio (in Higuey) and Miches (Montana Redonda & Playa Esmeralda). And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, tee off at Punta Espada Golf Course, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and head off the coast to Saona Island.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Punta Cana trip planner .

Hamilton, Bermuda to Punta Cana is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. When traveling from Hamilton in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Punta Cana: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the shuttle to Bayahibe.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Miches, Parroquia de San Dionisio
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Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach
Swim with Dolphins
Zipline

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bayahibe: La Romana (Teeth Of The Dog, Altos de Chavon, & more). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayahibe trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Punta Cana to Bayahibe takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to El Valle.

Things to do in Bayahibe

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

La Romana
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Scuba & Snorkeling
National Park of the East ©
National Park of the East
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
El Valle

El Valle ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Cano Frio and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Los Haitises National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Samana Bay and then kick back and relax at Playa Rincon.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read El Valle route website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bayahibe to El Valle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Puerto Plata.

Things to do in El Valle

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Samana Province
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Los Haitises National Park ©
Los Haitises National Park
Playa Rincon ©
Playa Rincon
Samana Bay ©
Samana Bay

13
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata and Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena). Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Plata side-trips: La Aurora Cigar Factory (in Santiago de los Caballeros), Cabarete (Spas & Wellness, Equestrian Center at Sea Horse Ranch, & more) and Sosua (Scuba & Snorkeling, Sosua Beach, & more). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at 27 Charcos, enjoy the sand and surf at Cofresi Beach, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza San Felipe, and step off the mainland to explore Cayo Arena.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Plata day trip planning website .

Drive from El Valle to Puerto Plata in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pedernales.

Things to do in Puerto Plata

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cabarete, Sosua, La Aurora Cigar Factory, Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), DR EcoAdventures
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27 Charcos ©
27 Charcos
Golden Beach (Playa Dorada) ©
Golden Beach (Playa Dorada)

2
nights
Pedernales

Pedernales ©
The Dominican city of Pedernales is the capital of the Pedernales Province, in the Dominican Republic. Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Jaragua National Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia de las Aguilas, don't miss a visit to Parque Eolico Los Cocos, and explore the activities along Lake Enriquillo.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pedernales trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Puerto Plata to Pedernales by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Pedernales

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Dominican Republic
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Bahia de las Aguilas ©
Bahia de las Aguilas
Lake Enriquillo ©
Lake Enriquillo
Jaragua National Park ©
Jaragua National Park

17
nights
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo ©
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Aquarium and Pekepolis. Explore Santo Domingo's surroundings by going to Santuario Nacional Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes (in La Vega), Baiguate Salto Waterfall (in Jarabacoa) and Playa Blanca (in Azua). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Zona Colonial, explore the striking landscape at The 3 Eyes National Park, examine the collection at Museum of the Royal Houses, and steep yourself in history at Alcazar de Colon.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Santo Domingo trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Pedernales to Santo Domingo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dominican Republic, Monte Plata Province, Los Saltos de Jima, Scuba & Snorkeling, Juan Dolio Beach
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National Aquarium ©
National Aquarium
Los Tres Ojos ©
Los Tres Ojos
The 3 Eyes National Park ©
The 3 Eyes National Park

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