✔️ Samaná, Limon Waterfall & Los Haitises Park Tour

Haitises National Park: it is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful parks in the country, there are special geological formations, flora and fauna, underground rivers, caves and little islands. Bahia de San Lorenzo, and the different rivers are the natural habitats of the most important birds, such as pelicans, frigate birds, griffon vultures and garzas. The majority of the Haitises National Park is a karst platform, the only geological formation of this type in the Caribbean but even in the whole world. It provides habitat for hundreds of species of migratory and native birds, it has a widespread mangrove system where we can visit some Taino Indian caves with their rock cravings, petoglyphs, pictographs, historical and archeological values.
Haitises tour description: The tour departs towards north, we pass Higuey, Seibo, Hato Mayor and finally we reach Sabana de la Mar. During a tour full of adventures we get to Cano Hondo, which is a little river port and go through the oldest mangrove forest in the country. Here we get to Bahia de San Lorenzó where we can visit the whole Haitises National Park. Continuing our tour we get to the ancient Indian caves, La Linea. We can see unbelievable formations, rock carvings and pictographs from the natives. Finishing our tour we continue to Samana.

The tour continue visit to Bacardi Island (better known as Cayo Levantado), it is only 1 square kilometre. Its beautiful beach and crystal turquoise waters and white sand are also ideal for swimming or snorkelling. It is known as ‘Bacardi Island’ because of the palm trees that appear in advertisements for the famous brand Bacardi rum. Leaving Bacardi Island, we head to the city where we explore the Victorian part, Puerto Principe. Before crossing the city we will visit the local market. Saltos de Limon, the highest waterfall of the country can be found 30 minutes from here. It is a real adventure trip, you have to do your way in the tropical forest, often with the help of some horses. 40 m high waterfall, ferns, tropical fruits, cocoa and high humidity make it a very special place. The peninsula is well-known for its flora, some very special trees and plants can be found here, that cannot be found anywhere else. Of course, its 7500 mm annual rainfall contributes to this as well, as it makes possible this specific vegetation to grow here. Majority of inhabitants earn their living from tourism and fishing, they are very religious.

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