The Dominican Republic 5-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 5 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to the Dominican Republic.
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Aerial view of the beaches on Saona Island
Highlights of the Dominican Republic - 5 Days

If you have less than a week to travel to the Dominican Republic, this is your trip. It's a five-day journey around the island that includes a guided bike tour of historic Santo Domingo, visiting the white-sand beaches at Bayahibe, learning about fine cigars at the VegaFina Cigar Factory, and much more. You'll get to know the real Dominican Republic with the help of the best local guides accompanying you on each activity.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Family Fun in the Dominican Republic - 5 Days

Five days is more than enough time to embark on family-friendly adventures in the Dominican Republic. It begins in Punta Cana, with activities around the country's famous white-sand beaches. These include snorkeling at gorgeous Saona Island, diving into the famed Hoya Azul cenote, and heading beneath the water on a "Scuba Doo" adventure that both kids and adults are sure to love.

Puerto Plata
Explore the Northern Dominican Republic - 5 Days

Take the road less traveled when you explore the Dominican Republic's spectacular north coast. Colonial fortresses, cascading waterfalls, emerald lagoons, and Blue Flag beaches are just some of the highlights you'll experience on this brisk, five-day escape. Throw in some fresh grilled lobster and a chilled adult beverage or two, and you have the ingredients for the trip of a lifetime.

Active Adventure in Samaná - 5 Days

Get ready for nature excursions and beach life in one of the most romantic, unspoiled regions of the Dominican Republic: Samaná. This peninsula has it all, from rainforests and waterfalls to secluded white-sand beaches. Over five days you'll discover the highlights on various hikes that will take you from coast to jungle, where you'll visit laid-back towns, mangrove forests, offshore islands, and everything in between.

The Dominican Coast
Map of History, Culture & Adventure in the Dominican Republic - 5 Days
History, Culture & Adventure in the Dominican Republic - 5 Days

Get ready to stroll the streets of the oldest city in the Americas: Santo Domingo. This is just the first first of many adventures you'll enjoy over five action-packed days that include the highlights of the Dominican Republic. You'll see it all, from the Spanish colonial fortresses in the south to the white-sand beaches in the north—plus stops along the way for hikes to romantic waterfalls and to visit national parks.