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Available Excursions for Santiago


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Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.

27 Charcos

The Dominican Republic's Damajagua River is the perfect destination for thrill seekers and outdoor enthusiasts. Cutting through the jungle, the river has eroded the limestone bedrock to form 27 pristine waterfalls. Visitors explore the area by jumping into the naturally formed pools, sliding... Read More

Jarabacoa

The mountain community of Jarabacoa, famous throughout the Dominican Republic as a center for the nature adventure traveler, will serve as a base for this excursion. Activities at Jarabacoa may include hiking to waterfalls and horseback riding through the region. Jarabacoa's position among the... Read More

La Romana

La Romana is in the southeast of the Dominican Republic. The area around the town is dedicated to the cultivation of sugar cane and raising cattle. Near La Romana is Altos de Chavón, an artist community constructed of rustic rock in the 1970s, giving it an Old World, Mediterranean feel. The... Read More

Puerto Plata

Located on the northern coast of Hispaniola, Puerto Plata, with its 11km of nearby beaches and Victorian casitas, is known as "La Novia del Atlántico." Costambar and Playa Dorada stand out among local beaches. Off the malecón, or seawall, one can also visit the 16th century Fort of San... Read More

Samaná

This excursion introduces students to the natural wonders of Samaná, in the northeastern Dominican Republic. Students visit Los Haitises National Park, renowned for some of the richest biodiversity in the DR and the Caribbean, including an impressive array of plants and bird species. Students... Read More

Santo Domingo

As the first city in the New World established by European explorers, Santo Domingo retains a historical and cultural allure most evident in its lively and timeless Colonial District. Points of interest in Santo Domingo include Columbus Park, the Catedral Basilica Menor de Santa Maria (the... Read More