Dominican Republic- Must Explore Caribbean Wonder
Best affordable beach destination in the group of Caribbean Islands is the Dominican Republic, which is brimming with package tourists and exciting activities. The Dominican Republic beckons tourist people across the country with the vast coral reefs, jungles, secluded islands,waterfalls, pine forests, and the highest peaks in the Caribbean, which has been enriched with the diverse ecosystems. However, the country enhanced with great culture and history. Santo Domingo is the capital city of Dominican Republic, which is the cultural jewel and a UNESCO World Heritage Site too.
Santo Domingo, the oldest city, preserves its rich history and culture yet, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with cobblestone streets, stunning Spanish Colonial architecture, and excellent restaurants. The most holiest America’s first Cathedral located in Santo Domingo, where as a visitor you must explore the list of attractions such as The Plaza de la Cultura is museum central,Fine Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Columbus Palace, Ozama Fort, National Botanical Gardens, Malecón, and the National Palace.(image by Rotuli)
Now begin to explore the eastern National Park, which is a home for hundreds of species of plants and animals, including 112 species of birds, where you can also find one of the Caribbean’s largest marine parks with an immense coral reef system. This marine park encompasses four species of sea turtles as well as manatees, bottle nose dolphins, and numerous species, which especially lives in tropical waters. All these attractions are the major aspects induces the diving and snorkeling activities. So enjoy the diving along with the manatees, bottle nose dolphins, and numerous species.
Next spot is Jarabacoa, located in the heart of Dominican Republic, which is the apt place to do mountain biking and exploring the alpine trails. The Jarabacoa is nested in the loop mountains so it emerging eco-tourism scene, where you can find three waterfalls such as El Salto de Baiguate, Salto Jimenoa Uno and Salto Jimenoa Dos. Among these three you can find the more spectacular scenery in Jimenoa waterfalls, so it would be the first preference all visitors than Baiguate.
The Salto Jimenoa Uno is 196ft) height, such a tremendous sight, with water gushes from a hole in the rock and crashes into a huge pool. It’s possible to swim here but the water is bracing to say the least.
While not as dramatic as Salto Jimenoa Uno, Salto Jimenoa Dos (40m/130ft) has a more inviting swimming hole (but it’s still icy cold!) and is reached via an interesting trail that takes you through a canyon and along suspension bridges.
Dominican Republic is not only offer natural wonders it also offers well-developed beach resorts and world-class golf courses, and many recreational opportunities to you. This is the great home of many attractive sites, almost all the sites will come in to the category of
vast coral reefs, waterfalls, jungles, secluded islands, pine forests, and the highest peaks in the Caribbean.
Right from the beginning the Dominican Republic is the right place for adventure seekers, where you can enjoy the white water rafting at Río Yaque del Norte. There you can also explore the rugged alpine terrain for hikers and bikers with many mountain trails, coast for water lovers can snorkel, dive, kayak, kite board, sail, and surf.
Enjoy this abundance of nature in Dominican Republic.
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