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Puerto Plata City Tour

  • Explore Puerto Plata without getting lost with a guide
  • Travel between highlights of Puerto Plata with ease
  • Buffet-style lunch, soft drinks, and bottled water included
Puerto Plata City Tour
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Puerto Plata City Tour
USD 64.00
Explore the highlights of Puerto Plata in one day on this city tour, a great choice for first-time visitors with limited time. You’ll explore the historic Fortress of San Felipe, tour the Brugal Rum Distillery, visit the Amber Museum, taste hand-crafted chocolates at the Del Oro Chocolate Factory, and ride a cable car to the top of Mount Isabel. Plus, lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
What to Expect
The city of Puerto Plata is lined by an oceanfront boulevard (Malecon) known for its open-air restaurants, shops, and nightlife. This is a scenic area to explore and enjoy Dominican culture. Right at the very end of the seafront you will see the massive stone walls of The Fortress of San Felipe, the oldest military fortification in the Americas. We will enter the fort and discovery a time of pirates, cannons, battles and conquistadors of long ago!

Next stop is to the real heart of Puerto Plata as we stroll around the famous Central park. This is surrounded by original Victorian gingerbread houses, museums and the picturesque Cathedral Iglesia San Felipe. In the center stands the stunning Victorian Bandstand. Just off Central park the wonderful Amber Museum is located. Located on the second floor of a Victorian mansion, the Amber Museum is perhaps one of Puerto Plata’s best known tourist attractions and features collections of fossilized resin (Amber), some of which contain remarkably preserved specimens dating back thousands of years. At The Brugal Rum Distillery you will be escorted inside the huge distillery which produces about a million and a half liters of white and dark rum each year. Of course, you can buy slightly discounted rum by the liter, and really nice souvenirs.

We also make a stop at Puerto Plata’s answer to Willy Wonka as we visit the Del Oro chocolate factory! Smell, taste, eat and drink the wonderful hand crafted chocolate made from organic cocoa plants cultivated and grown right here on the north coast of the Dominican Republic!

We also visit the Cable Car (teleférico) located on the top of Mount Isabel (2555 feet or 855 meters above sea), the cable car offers you the most beautiful panoramic ocean views and surrounding areas of Puerto Plata. It is one of the most picturesque and impressive views that you will possibly see here during your stay. On top of the mountain you will find botanical gardens, a statue of Christ (similar to the one in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), in addition, of course, to the breathtaking views of Puerto Plata and the surrounding ocean.


8:00 Hotel Pick up
8:40 Arrival at Brugal Factory
9:15 Arrival at Teleferico
11:00 Arrival at central park
12:00 Arrival at fortaleza sanfelipe
12:40 Arrival at chocolate factory
13:40 Lunch
14:40 Arrival at hotel
Reviews (19)
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great tour!

Sara and I had an amazing time with Carlos as our tour guide! The view from top of the mountain after the cable car ride was certainly worth it. Lunch was delicious(better than the resort food). Rum and chocolate factory were very good. Overall was...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 1 week ago
City Tour A+++++

We were with Yoky and Juan as our tour guide and driver. We had a blast !! Yoky is Very familiar with all of the areas of the city, and did a great time of explaining the history and the features of all the attractions....More

1  Thank Ralph T
Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful City

This is a must see for the entire family. Beautiful and amazing. The history behind this place is spectacular.

Thank amandacintron100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best part of the trip

I had a wonderful time on this excursion and learned many cool facts about the area. The cable car ride was awe inspiring even with the fog. The Brugal rum factory was awesome as was the cigar shop. I love history and going to the...More

Thank Mia C
Reviewed 28 August 2018
Wonderful half-day tour!

This tour offers visits to prime locations in Puerto Plata, including a cigar factory and a larimar jewellery shop. Excellent value for the price. Make sure to have some homemade ice cream at Mariposa, located across the street from the city's main square.

Thank Lynne B
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14 October 2018|
Response from Sightsee757354 | Reviewed this property |
Hello fellow traveler. If you check the city tour on the internet, you can click on "more details" or a link like that. It tells you every hotel and resort it will pick you up at. If it is outside of Puerto Plata, there may... More