I did this tour with my 13 and 21 year old and it certainly was a once in a lifetime experience for all of us. The kids could not stop talking about it. The tour company was right on time picking us up at our...More
Observe squirrel monkeys on this trip to Monkeyland, deep in the Dominican Republic's jungle. Ride a safari truck on this 5-hour tour through local coffee and cacao plantations, then visit the monkey sanctuary and and its botanical gardens. You'll learn about the local farmers' organic farming methods, taste freshly picked tropical fruit, and see and feed 20 monkeys that have been raised to be comfortable around people. Round-trip transportation from Bavaro and Punta Cana hotels is included.
A brightly painted safari vehicle will pick you up in the early morning at your Bavaro or Punta Cana hotel. Get to know your local guide on the way to a typical Dominican country plantation.
Meet the local famers and hear about their organic farming methods, used to cultivate cinnamon, cacao, coffee and vanilla. Taste tropical fruit plucked freshly from the tree, and take advantage of the opportunity to purchase some of these straight-from-the-source products to take home.
Climb back in your jeep and ascend a mountain road deep into the jungle. Arrive at Monkeyland, a 5-acre (2-hectare) squirrel monkey habitat managed by a dedicated couple. Follow your guide on a 45-minute tour of the sanctuary, where you'll have the chance to watch and feed the monkeys. Visit the botanical garden, featuring native trees, plants and flowers, before boarding your jeep for transport back to your hotel at the end of your 5-hour tour.
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Do it! Awesome experience-Leo & Ronaldo were great guides, touring the country to get to spider monkeys (which were so cute, soft and safe )was an awesome learning adventure. Bring cash to buy coconut oil and other goodies..also tip these guys they deserve it!
My wife and I booked this excursion through our resort, and it was the most fun we had on our vacation! We had to wait for about an hour after we left our resort for other buses to meet us, but after that, everything was...More
We did the Monkeyland and Plantation Safari Tour from Punta Cana, and it was an amazing experience. Our tour guide P.J. was fantastic, very personable, and provided a lot of information regarding the country, and it's people. Our driver Rodolfo was great, and got us...More