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Half-Day Private Bike Tour Around The Colonial Zone

Santo Domingo
1 hour 30 mins
Private Experience
Sightseeing Tours
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Overview

The perfect tour to kickstart your vacation, this bike tour around the Colonial Zone lets you visit the most renowned spots, familiarizing you with the historic and cultural insights, and letting you know about the lives of the locals. By the end of the tour, you’ll know exactly which places to go to eat, drink, shop or just relax.

Why to buy

  • Embark on a fun-filled bicycle tour around Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone
  • Learn about the history of the city as you explore various iconic monuments and streets
  • Get an idea of the best places to go to eat, drink, shop or just relax during your stay

Itinerary

Start your day at your own pace as this tour does not entail an early start. The starting point will be the Zona Bici shop at Calle Arzobispo Meriño 217, which is just a block away from Colombus Plaza and the city's Cathedral, that serves as your first stop. Here you will be told about the park's history and some of the attractions around. You will then ride down to Plaza Padre Billini (a monument that's dedicated to a renowned philanthropist and educator) for you to learn about its history and explore the La Casa del Tostado and other restaurants in the locality. You will continue to ride till you reach the ruins of the Dominicos Convent and Parque Duarte, and then down the Regina's Alley to Regina's Agelorum's church to acquaint yourself with their historical and cultural importance.

After going up Calle Jose Reyes to hit Calle las Mercedes-the new alternative center of the Colonial Zone, you’ll ride down to El Malecón where you will be explained the tale of the Balandra Aurora Monument.

Starting to ride along the old city's wall, you will first reach the South Wall to visit Park San Jose, the Montesinos Monument, La Casa Del Gorjón and Plaza Pellerano Castro before stopping at the Calle las Damas-the oldest street in the city, for you to gather the most historical information. By this time, you’re at East Wall that runs along the Ozama river. This wall features iconic monuments such as Cristopher Columbus House, Hernan Cortes House, La Fortaleza Ozama and many more.

Marking the end of the Calle Las Damas is the Plaza España where you will see Don Diego Colon's Alcazar, El Barrio de las Atarazanas and the ruins of the customs buildings, before heading to the Santa Barbara where your guide will throw light upon the history of slavery in the city. Your last stop is just a block away from the shop, which depicts the Ruins of San Francisco. You will then head back to the shop, to conclude the tour.

Inclusions
English-speaking guide
Bottled water
Exclusions
Food and drinks
Other gratuities

Schedule

Duration
1 hour 30 mins
Timings
Monday 10:00 AM 11:30 AM 1:00 PM 2:30 PM 4:00 PM Tuesday 10:00 AM 11:30 AM 1:00 PM 2:30 PM 4:00 PM Wednesday 10:00 AM 11:30 AM 1:00 PM 2:30 PM 4:00 PM Thursday 10:00 AM 11:30 AM 1:00 PM 2:30 PM 4:00 PM Friday 10:00 AM 11:30 AM 1:00 PM 2:30 PM 4:00 PM Saturday 10:00 AM 11:30 AM 1:00 PM 2:30 PM 4:00 PM Sunday 10:00 AM 11:30 AM 1:00 PM 2:30 PM 4:00 PM 
Language used
English 
Type of Guide/Tour
Expert Guide
Child allowed age
0 - 11 years
Pickup point
Zona Bici shop at Calle Arzobispo Meriño 217
Meeting point
Zona Bici shop at Calle Arzobispo Meriño 217
End point
Zona Bici shop at Calle Arzobispo Meriño 217

Good to know

  • The bicycles offer infant seats. Children must be accompanied by an adult

Additional Information

  • The facility of a wheelchair is provided

Cancellation policy

  • Please refer to your booking for the cancellation policy

Address

Calle Arzobispo Merio 217, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
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