HorseBack Riding Tours : Dominican Republic on Your Next Travel Vacation!
(More riding excursions and extra lodging days at SunCampDR apartments are available, book in advance!)
Appreciate riding through the typical villages and witness breath taking sceneries of this Caribbean island. A gallop through the Sugar cane fields will lead you to your exclusive tropical ride along Boca Nueva and Bergantine beaches…an emotional and rewarding experience!
(P.S. Beach riding possible if allowed by the Tourist Office at this specific time).
The ideal temperature of the waters of the Atlantic Ocean welcomes you for the refreshing swim you deserve…
And finally, just enjoy your typical lunch buffet, or your fresh fish or lobster. Delicious food while enjoying the sound of the waves and the infinite views over the Atlantic ocean…! An emotion you will remember.
Evening ride through countryside & mountain trails. You will see all the color effects when the sun goes down and shines across the palm tree leaves. On the back of your horse, reach a high elevation in order to enjoy a better view… At some points, your eyes may reach the ocean, as far as the airport and Sosua!
Stop for soft drinks. Why not try coconut water or sugar cane juice (guarapo)?
Mountain trail riding through the rich and green vegetation will lead you to the true discovery of the secrets of the Dominican Republic… You will be pointed out all the different Palm trees and their use for construction or food. You will pass by different fruit trees and plantations: oranges, grapefruits, lemons, guavas, coconuts, avocados, mangos and more specific agricultural products of the tropics. Depending on the season, you can taste the different fresh fruits.
You will be amazed by the originality of their construction and materials! Some houses are mado of yagua, the wide leaf coming from a palm tree. Some houses are completely made of tin. They have an outdoor kitchen where you see the smoke coming out…It takes a while before the coffee is ready in the morning! Local people hang their clothes to dry on the trees or cactus which form the fence around the house. While witnessing a different way of living of happy people and enjoying the sceneries, you will feel a profound emotion like being part of a movie… almost unreal!
A refreshing swim in a lagoon is your next stop! You will not resist the crystal clear water inviting you to the fountain of youth! (Water is clear unless it has just rained). Now you feel all rested and ready for healthy food… A Typical Dominican lunch buffet offering you a choice of chicken in a Creole sauce, fried beef meat, rice and beans, spaghetti, different salads and fresh coffee. (A few additional typical preparations made of yuca or other typical roots).
Today is the encounter with Mother Nature and the culture of local people! Ride across tropical plantations, gallop in the country side, stop and learn about important export products like cacao and coffee. Learn about the important sugar cane industry and its facts (used to be number one industry in the country). Socialize with the farmers.
More facts about Dominican life ( facilities, work, wages, values, etc). Visit a Dominican family in their humble house and see how they survive with basic facilities and tools, and how they cook on wood or charcoal. Watch the children play at school and learn about their educational system. Ready to join for a Domino game? Their favorite pastime…
Stop for soft drink. You can also taste the local rum made of sugar cane!
Discover new trails and you will pass through the Haitien village and meet families. You will see the very very basic conditions where the Haitian live…many of which arrived after the earthquake. You will discover other beauties of Mother Nature with tropical plantations and other fruit trees. Visit the Casabe fabric (yucca bread). Enjoy another Dominican Typical meal based on rice and beans, beef, chicken or pork and a salad. they call it the Dominican Flag!
7- Water falls Tour: 9.30a.m. – 4.30 p.m
Amazing long ride! Only for tough riders…The reward is to reach the waterfalls at Juan de Nina village! You can swim in the crystal clear waters and dive from the rocks. The magic of mother nature! You will feel like in a fountain of youth…!!!
Our rides are all in the National Park; however, this tour is specifically designed to give your more information about the mountain Isabel de Torres, this is an informative and historical tour. You will ride around the mountain and enjoy different sites and views. The tropical flora and fauna of Dominican Republic will amaze you! You will also find out about the coq fight passion of local people…Many things not available to the regular tourist will be revealed.
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Horses are assigned according to the rider’s experience
Bring your helmets if desired or we can provide some.
Wear long trousers preferably. Sandals are not allowed.
Bring your bathing suit, hat and sunscreen.
You may plan a few gifts or old clothes to give away yourself in the local community to the most needed ones.
*Other excursions and activities available upon request: River Rafting, Deep Sea Fishing, swimming with the dolphins, Spanish lessons, visit Munoz Community Center where volunteers do their activities, etc.