13 days in Punta Cana & Higuey Itinerary

13 days in Punta Cana & Higuey Itinerary

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13 days in Punta Cana & Higuey Itinerary

Start: Punta Cana
1
Punta Cana
— 10 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Higuey
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Punta Cana

10
nights
Punta Cana

Punta Cana ©
In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
Punta Cana is known for nature, wildlife, beaches, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Macao Beach, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and head off the coast to Saona Island.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Punta Cana road trip tool .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airports are Punta Cana International Airport, Casa De Campo International Airport and Las Américas International Airport. In August in Punta Cana, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Higuey.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach
Swim with Dolphins
Macao Beach ©
Macao Beach

2
nights
Higuey

Higuey ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia, get to know the fascinating history of Altos de Chavon, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Higuey travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Punta Cana to Higuey in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Higuey sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Higuey

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Altos de Chavon
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Altos de Chavon ©
Altos de Chavon
Scuba & Snorkeling

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