Bayaguana Nature & Culture Tour

8 Hours | Transportation | Tour Guide | Meals

Quick Details

Duration: 8 Hours

Whats Included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Official guide
  • Fresh fruits
  • Beer, rum, soft drinks and water
  • Transport by safari truck


  • Travel across the old road leading to Santo Domingo. Cane fields abound; allow your senses to be enthralled by the sugary aroma.
  • Tour the training camps for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox. Many Major League players hail from San Pedro de Macorís. Get to know the recruitment process.
  • You’ll be welcomed into a typical Dominican home. Witness the Dominican way of life, gaining a newfound fondness for their culture.
  • We will visit the town of Bayaguana, located in the Monte Plata municipality.
  • Walk across 400 years of history at an age-old parish church. Santo Cristo de la Bayaguana is the most antique church on the island.
  • Walk across 400 years of history at an age-old parish church. Santo Cristo de la Bayaguana is the most antique church on the island.


  • Must sign Liability Waiver.
  • Bring swimming attire including towel, sunglasses and sunscreen.

Booking Early? Use promo code EARLY10 to receive a 10% discount when booking activities 10 days or more in advance!

Culture and Nature Tour of the Dominican Republic

Join the most exciting full-day, all-inclusive guided cultural adventure. Start with a visit to a sugarcane field, where you taste freshly cut sugar cane, and then go through colorful villages to be welcomed at a typical home to sample fresh and organic coffee, cacao, and tropical fruits while you mingle with local people. Walk the streets of Bayaguana, a historic city, visit the shrine of Santo Cristo de Bayaguana, stroll the local market, and stop at the Salto Alto Waterfalls where you can swim in crystal clear waters. Then enjoy a delicious Dominican buffet at Salto Alto Ranch

What To Expect

A full-day, all-inclusive guided countryside cultural adventure.

Why Choose Runners Adventures?

You see and feel the day-to-day lifestyle and friendliness of the local people in their natural surroundings.

Great Day of Exploration

We had a fun filled, lively, educational trip through the real Dominican Republic with Rudy as our tour guide and Raphael as our driver. I would highly recommend this tour and our guide was great!” –Diane1960_13 | Oct 17 2018     Read this review on Trip Advisor

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  • Fun and adventure are just around the corner when you take our cultural tour Bayaguana Runners. Venture out on an unparalleled natural habitat, surrounded by bountiful forests, startling landscapes roused by an enviable country ambiance, and an unsurpassable cultural offering in the Dominican Republic. Set out to board a Safari-style Jeep at the crack of dawn. Camera in hand, get ready to canvas unbelievable panoramas of an unequalled wildlife.

    Be among one of the trekkers, joined by an experienced tourist guide, and cast out to explore nature’s bounty. We will come across imposing sugar cane stalks. For centuries, sugar mills have been established in this area. Witness the traditional way artisan farmers ploughed the cane fields. Legendary Major League Baseball players are proudly Dominican. Journey through the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox enrolment camps in an Pedro de Macoris; get a sense of the recruitment process firsthand. Drop in a typical rural home and evidence the embodiment of the unmistakable Dominican hospitality, which characterizes them. Indulge your taste buds with eccentric Caribbean flavors. Caress your lips with juicy tropical fruit slices, gratify your senses with the pleasing scent of freshly-roasted coffee, and mesmerize your palate with a chunk of organic cocoa. Secluded in the province of Monte Plata, a precious gem lies hidden discover the picturesque city of Bayaguana.

    We will attend a local public market; an assorted selection of locally-made products is on display. The incessant bustle of everyday life, blending with the voices in the background. The pretentious haggling and low-pitched whistling of an exotic birdlife damping the honking horns of an ever-increasing agglomerated traffic. You will visit one of our sponsored schools where we learn about the Dominican school system. Visit Santo Cristo de los Milagros Sanctuary The image of Santo Cristo de los Milagros has been adored since the 17th Century. Its architectural style is reminiscent of the colonial period.

    As we retreat to Salto Alto Ranch, we will have a chance to be in communion with an alluring natural world. A delicious typical lunch will be served. Savor a traditional Dominican dish, commonly known as “la bandera dominicana”. Prior to heading back to the hotel, we will go to the Salto Alto Waterfalls. Awaken your senses plunging yourself in its refreshing icy waters.

  • Chevron down Restrictions
    • Pregnant women cannot take part in this tour.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • People with heart conditions cannot take part in this tour.
    • People with disability and/or mobility problems cannot take part in this tour.
    • Not recommended for people with back problems.
    • Direct bookings from cruise line passengers are not accepted. Please book our tours with your cruise line.