Your guide and driver will meet you at your Punta Cana hotel and transport you in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle to Santo Domingo.
En route, you'll stop at Three Eyes National Park, where you'll have the chance to explore underground caves and lagoons that were used by the Taino Indians. Your guide will share insight and information about the nation's first inhabitants before you journey to the Columbus Lighthouse for a quick photo op.
From there, follow your guide through the Santo Domingo highlights, like the oldest street in the Western Hemisphere, the iconic Colonial Zone and more. You'll stop at the Columbus Palace, which was built in 1514 and once served as home to Christopher Columbus's son. You'll wander through the Plaza de Espana and visit the first paved street, known as Calle Las Damas, before checking out the first church in the New World.
This tour includes lunch at a local restaurant, where you'll savor regional cuisine and watch a traditional dance performance, as well as a stop at a large gift shop and round-trip hotel transportation.