Dominican Republic

Cultural Studies & Service Learning

Program Length: 9 Days
Program Price: Request a Quote
Destinations: Santo Domingo, & Hato Mayor

  • Professional Baseball Game
  •  Baseball Academy Tour
  •  Boca Chica Beach
  •  Three Eyes National Park
  •  Centro Leon Museum
  •  Jima Waterfalls
  •  Service Learning Project
  •  Historical & Cultural Walking Tours

Programs Include:

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • 7 Nights of Accommodation
  •  All Ground Transportation
  •  Daily Continental Breakfast
  •  All Lunches Included
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Full Time Guidance & Assistance
  • Travelers Insurance
  •  Classroom

Program Itinerary

Day 1 – Santo Domingo

  • Depart Home for Santo Domingo, DR
  • Arrive in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Airport Transfer – Check-in, Relax & Refresh
  • Historical and Cultural Walking Tour – The
    Dominican Republic’s capital city, Santo Domingo is also the
    most modern and dynamic metropolis in the Caribbean. La
    Capital—as it is affectionately called—epitomizes the pulse of
    Dominican culture, where the old and the new converge
    seamlessly from centuries old architecture and history, to
    large shopping malls, art galleries, an electric nightlife, and a
    booming gastronomy scene.
  • Welcome Dinner – The group will be taken for an
    authentic dinner with a variety of menu options to cater all
    diets.

Day 2 – Santo Domingo

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Baseball Academy Tour – Learn about what it takes to
    become a pro. Visit the facilities and find out what the
    training regimes look like for local players. Interact with local
    players and coaches.ies, an electric nightlife, and a booming
    gastronomy scene.
  • Baseball Game – Students will be able to play a friendly
    match of baseball with the locals.
  • Group Lunch (included)
  • Boca Chica Beach – Stretching a near mile long with
    brilliant, white sand, this bustling stretch is well protected by
    a large coral reef, and its shallow turquoise waters

Day 3 – Santo Domingo

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Three Eyes National Park – ‘Los Tres Ojos’ is a national
    park with a set of three caves that can be explored. The
    limestone caves feature stalactites and stalagmites and
    springs, right in the heart of Santo Domingo.
  • Professional Baseball Game – The group will attend a
    professional baseball match and experience the passion and
    enthusiasm that the game is all about.

Day 4 – Hato Mayor

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Travel to Hato Mayor (approx. 2 hours)
  • Service Learning Project – Students will volunteer with
    the local organization in a project that promotes Youth
    Development.
  • Group Discussions

Day 5 – Hato Mayor

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Service Learning Project – Students will volunteer with
    the local organization in a project that promotes Youth
    Development.
  • Group Discussions

Day 6 – Santiago

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Travel to Santiago (Approx 3.5 hours)
  • Historical and Cultural Walking Tour – With a history
    that dates back to 1495, the second largest Dominican city
    holds an alluring charm, with its historical landmarks,
    excellent food scene, lofty mountain ranges, beautiful parks,
    an innate craze for baseball, and, of course, the prominent
    industries of coffee, rum, and tobacco.
  • Group Lunch (included)
  • Centro León – This large, modern museum, built with the
    tobacco wealth of the León Jimenez family, is a world-class
    institution with an impressive collection of paintings that
    trace the evolution of Dominican art in the 20th century.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 7 – Bonao

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Travel to Bonao (Approx 2 hours)
  • Jima Waterfalls – Discover the natural wonders of the
    pristine Jima river. The Jima Waterfalls are found in the
    outskirts of the city of Bonao, and right at the foot of the
    Caribbean’s tallest mountain range, the Central Mountain
    Range. We set off on a soft hike through a nature trail that
    takes us through the heart of the rainforest, along the trail lie
    many natural pools, all perfect for taking a relaxing swim
    before reaching our final destination, a magnificent 50 foot
    tall waterfall. We end the hike by eating a delicious lunch at
    the river’s nearby community, which gives you the
    opportunity to have a real Dominican home cooked meal.
  • Travel to Santo Domingo (Approx. 1 hour)

Day 8 – Santo Domingo

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Day in Santo Domingo
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing – The group will
    be taken for an authentic dinner with a variety of menu
    options to cater all diets.

Day 9 – Return

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart Santo Domingo, DR for Home

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