• Can I join a daytrips late or leave it early? +

    It's extremely difficult if not impossible to join a tour after it has begun. It is possible to leave a
  • What are the age restrictions on your tours? +

    To travel independently you must be at least 18 years of age. Also, travellers with pre-existing medical conditions are required
  • How many people can join a daytrip? +

    We keep our group sizes low so you have the freedom to move around and get involved with your surroundings,
  • Who are my travelling companions? +

    For privacy reasons we cannot provide you with advance details on your traveling companions. However, our tours appeal to a
  • How is Ecotour Barahona able to offer such competitive prices? +

    Our unique style of off the beaten track, face-to-face travel is the only way to really experience a destination, but
  • Is tipping included and if not, how much should I budget? +

    Tips are not included in the tour price and tipping is entirely at your discretion.
  • Entry requirements +

    A valid passport is required. You may also need a tourist card (US$10 or €10) or a visa.
  • Tourist card +

    Citizens and residents of the United States, Canada and most European countries can enter the country with a 30-day tourist
  • Visas +

    The Dominican Republic issues tourist, business, work, student and residency visas. Tourist visas can be issued for one or several
  • Who is exempt from a tourist card or Visa? +

    Residents and Dominican nationals. Foreigners arriving from Argentina, Chile, South Korea, Ecuador, Israel, Japan, Peru and Uruguay. Diplomatic and consular
  • Language +

    The official language is Spanish. English is widely spoken, and many tourist sector employees will be fluent in Italian, French,
  • Electricity +

    In the Dominican Republic, electric outlets are 110 volts, the same as in the United States and Canada. Because of
  • Climate +

    Because it is located in the Caribbean, the weather in the Dominican Republic is excellent all year round. During the
  • Money matters +

    The local currency is the Dominican peso (RD$). It comes in denominations of 1, 5, 10 and 25 peso coins
  • Clothes +

    Dominicans like to dress elegantly; fashion, grooming and hygiene are very important. Depending on the occasion, Dominicans will dress either
  • Safety +

    Even though the Dominican Republic is one of the safest countries on the continent, you should still take the same
  • Time zone +

    Local time is GMT -4. It is an hour ahead of Atlantic Standard Time in the United States in the
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