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Private Shopping Tour Of Higuey: A Punta Cana Day Trip

  • When does it run?

    Daily 

  • Start time

    9:00 a.m. 

  • Duration

    Approximately 6 hours 

Inclusions
  • Private Shopping Tour of Higuey: A Punta Cana Day Trip
  • A 6-hour, private guided tour of Punta Cana
  • Transport in a private vehicle
  • Traditional lunch in a local home
  • Private guide and commentary

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Take a scenic ride from Punta Cana to Higuey and do a little shopping as part of a private tour!
  • Check out the magnificent Basilica de Higuey Cathedral & San Dionicio’s Sanctuary!
  • Step inside a saddlery that’s famous for making the popular Higueyan horse saddle!
  • Discover why Dominican cigars are so popular during a cigar factory visit!
  • Peruse an art gallery featuring works inspired by African, Haitian, and Dominican life!
  • Shop for traditional wooden handicrafts, musical instruments, and jewelry in an artisan’s shop!
  • Encounter exotic fruits and vegetables inside of a bustling marketplace!
  • Savor a deliciously authentic Dominican meal inside of local family’s home!
  • Meet your private shopping guide!

Overview

Skip straight to the authentic, traditional souvenirs during the Private Shopping Tour of Higuey: A Punta Cana Day Trip!

With your Private Shopping Tour of Higuey: A Punta Cana Day Trip tickets, you’ll enjoy the intimacy and exclusivity of a private tour while picking up a few genuine Dominican gifts to take home! Learn a little Dominican history at the Basílica Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia and hear about the miraculous painting of the Virgin Mary. Then, shop for religious articles before wandering around the San Dionicio’s Sanctuary! And, at a local saddlery, find out why Higueyan saddles are among the most sought-after horse saddles on Earth! It’s what to do in Punta Cana!

Explore a local cigar factory and decide for yourself whether the Domincan cigar can rival Cuba’s. Watch cigars being made in traditional fashion and even pick a few up for yourself! Next, view beautiful works of art inside of an art gallery that features art inspired by Africa, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. And, step inside an artisanal store that offers traditional wooden carvings, musical instruments, jewelry, and more! This is your chance to bring home some Larimar, a beautiful stone found only in the Dominican Republic. Then, in a local market, you’ll come across exotic fruits, vegetables and other ingredients used in a tasty, authentic, Dominican meal that you’ll enjoy inside of a family home. Wrap it all up with sweets from a local bakery, and you’ll understand why taking a private shopping tour of Higuey is one of the best things to do in Punta Cana!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily 

  • Duration

    Approximately 6 hours 

  • Start time

    9:00 a.m. 

  • Meeting Point

    Pick-up at centrally located hotels in Punta Cana 

  • Ending Point

    Your hotel 

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Private Shopping Tour of Higuey: A Punta Cana Day Trip
  • A 6-hour, private guided tour of Punta Cana
  • Transport in a private vehicle
  • Traditional lunch in a local home
  • Private guide and commentary
  • Additional food or drinks
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early.

We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes for walking. It’s smart to bring sunscreen and sunglasses along too.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Please check your hotel details are correct on the voucher. If your details are not correct, you need to intimate your hotel details to us as soon as possible. If you prefer, you may also call us during business hours.

Children between 6 and 11 years of age can join this tour at the rate listed above. Please select “child” above when booking. Children below 6 years of age will have to sit this one out.

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