Puerto Plata Tour: History, Culture and Cable Car Ride

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6 reviews

Puerto Plata Tour: History, Culture and Cable Car Ride

From US$ 70 per person

This day tour takes you from Puerto Plata's seafront to the top of Mount Isabel. Admire the botanical garden and enjoy stunning area views.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 7 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Pickup included
Pick-up is provided at most hotels in Puerto Plata, Sosua, Cabarete and Playa Dorada.
Private group available


  • See San Felipe Fortress, the oldest military fortification in the Americas
  • Explore the collection of ancient fossils at the Amber Museum
  • Take a cable car to the botanical gardens at the top of Mount Isabel
Full description
Start your 7-hour tour in the old city area, where you’ll see buildings dating back to the 1600s. Take a cable car ride to the top of Mount Isabel, and enjoy panoramic views of the ocean and surrounding area. Admire the botanical gardens, and the statue of Christ that’s similar to the one in Rio de Janeiro. Visit the Fuerte San Felipe, located on a small peninsula on the Bahia de Puerto Plata. The fortress is the last vestige of the area’s colonial past. Stop at the small historical museum, and see the tiny cell in which Juan Pablo Duarte, the hero of the independence movement, was briefly confined. This tour will end after you’ve enjoyed a delicious typical Dominican meal.
  • Guide
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Transportation
  • Typical Dominican lunch
  • Tips
  • Souvenirs
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring sunscreen and extra cash for tips and souvenirs
  • The tour is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant or suffers from a heart condition, disability and/or mobility problem
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

based on 6 reviews

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Was a very, very successful trip

The ride with the cable car was very worth it, it was an amazing view from above. Also the way to the cigar factory was very, very nice ...... was the best cigar factory we saw here (was the 4th). The rum factory was also very interesting. The chocolate museum was the absolute highlight, great chocolate at great prices

May 22, 2019

Super organized

September 30, 2021

A full day - it gave us a good insight into the many attractions in PP

April 3, 2019

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