Visit Higuey City. See the central park, visit Saint Dionisio church, one of the oldest churches in America and an important landmark in the Dominican Republic ... More info ›
Visit Higuey City. See the central park, visit Saint Dionisio church, one of the oldest churches in America and an important landmark in the Dominican Republic. Consecrated in 1572 on the site of an earlier structure from 1512, the church is dedicated to the Virgin of Altagracia.
Then visit the Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia, a Roman Catholic minor basilica and cathedral in Dominican Republic dedicated to Our Lady of Altagracia, patroness of the nation. It is in Salvaleon de Higuey. The basilica is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia en Higuey.The cathedral was raised in honor of a minor basilica by Pope Paul VI on December 17, 1970.
Then join us in a 20km rout of the surrounding countryside, with beatiful views ending with a delicious typical Dominican lunch with beer included. Note: You can select this tour in electric mtb or normal mtb.
Pick up at the hotel at 8:30 am. We will take the Coral Highway to Higuey, and stop at the San Dionisio Church for 25 minutes to take some pictures and to hear its history. Then we go to the Basilica Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia. Learn about our spiritual mother and take a look at the pretty architectural design of this beautiful monument.
At 10:30 we will go to Banana Ranch for a fruit snack and right after that we will go to start our mountain bike tour. We will visit peasant populations, beautiful views, rivers, plantations and cattle ranches. Then at 1:30pm enjoy a typical lunch with the "dominican flag"! (That is rice, beans and meat).
After lunch, enjoy the refreshing pool.
Aproximate departure to your hotel is 3:30pm through the Coral Highway. Expected arrival to your hotel is 4:30pm.