PICO DUARTE HIKING TOUR PACKAGE OVERVIEW

Interested in hiking the tallest mountain the Caribbean? You’ve come to the right place. Not only do we offer the most competitive rates, we work directly in collaboration with local park-licensed guides. Through us, you’re not only getting exceptional service and expert travel planning, you’re supporting local small businesses.

In collaboration with local guides whom we pay fair wages to and have helped build their businesses, we’ve handcrafted and custom-tailored the most efficient guided hiking tour package for Pico Duarte. By us Dominicans and for you! Welcome to one of our most beautiful national prides: EL PICO DUARTE.

What does the Pico Duarte Hiking Tour entail exactly? Read reaching the top of the Caribbean, in our Comprehensive Pico Duarte Hike Travel Guide.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

➵ Local hiking guide licensed by the park (legally mandatory)

➵ Free nights’ stay in the camping base the night before your hike

➵ Breakfast, lunch, and dinner; including a taste of the BEST Dominican dishes

➵ Cargo and emergency mules

➵ Camping rental equipment (tents, sleeping bags, cooking utensils)

➵ Guides who are paid fair wages! Did you know most other companies are foreign-owned and not only charge double our rates, but they pay the guides less than $20 per day for their hard work. Choose us to help support local small business.

➵ Park entrances/permits

➵ Detailed itinerary in English

➵ NO ambiguity unlike other tour providers

➵ FAST and efficient communication

NOT INCLUDED

➵ Hotel reservations

Here are the two hotels we strongly recommend:

Hotel Gran Jimenoa and Jarabacoa Mountain Hostel.

➵ Reservations for private transportation/transfer. They are as follows (per car not person):

Transfers from Jarabacoa = is $40 each way.

Transfers from Santo Domingo = $150 each way.

Transfers from Punta Cana = $300 each way.

Excursions in Jarabacoa. If you decide you want to spend extra time in this beautiful mountain town region, check out our guide on the 21 Incredible Things to Do in Jarabacoa and feel free to contact us to reserve any travel services in collaboration with different local small businesses!

➵ These are all included in our premium package listed below.

YOUR TRIP ITINERARY (3D/2N)

Day 1 | Base Camp to Comparticion

✓Meet and greet with guides at Manabao base camp

✓ Load baggage onto mules

✓ Lunch = Sandwich + peanuts + dried raisins + apple

✓ Dinner = Sancocho (Dominican beef stew with Dominican complex carb root crops + rice + avocado)

✓ 18-kilometer hike to Comparticion from Manabao base

Day 2 | Comparticion to el Pico Duarte

✓ Breakfast = yuca/cassava (complex carb/root crop) with cebollitas, salami, cheese, and eggs.

✓ Oatmeal + boiled eggs are available for the more conservative eaters

✓ Last leg of the hike to the top of the Caribbean: Pico Duarte!

✓ Relax by the camp base

✓ Lunch = Sandwich + peanuts + dried raisins + apple

✓ Dinner = Asopao (tomato rice stew with chicken)

Day 3 | Comparticion to Base Camp

Breakfast = mangu (a very Dominican breakfast of mashed plantains which are good for hiking/energy with cebollitas, salami, cheese, and eggs)

✓ Oatmeal + boiled eggs are available for the more conservative eaters

✓ Hike back down from Comparticion to Manabao base camp

✓ Lunch = Sandwich + peanuts + dried raisins + apple

CUSTOMIZATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

RESERVE YOUR PICO DUARTE HIKE NOW

COSTS
Prices Per Number of Travelers:
Solo traveler = $435.00 USD

Solo traveler joining group tour below = $335 USD

2 travelers = $335.00 USD/per person
3 travelers = $300.00/per person
For bigger group rates = $200+ /per person
Valle de Tetero/Fourth Day = $435 USD/ per person

Premium package = $595 USD – includes extra mules, round trip transfer from Jarabacoa, hotel the last night, and massage + facial from a licensed local masseuse in Jarabacoa. All rental equipment except for hiking boots. We plan it all, you just sit back and relax.

SUPER STAR VIP PACKAGE = $2,000 per person. This includes a helicopter ride that brings you down from el Valle de Tetero. Also includes everything from the premium package listed above. (4 Days)

EMAIL US TO BOOK

FAST and CLEAR communication! We respond to all emails within the hour. 

 

YES, ALL DATES ARE AVAILABLE EXCEPT CHRISTMAS

To book your tour, please email us at isabelle@dominicanabroad.com.

• Let us know which dates you’d like to do the hike
• And if you require a transfer, from where?

The next steps after that:

• Send over the deposit of $135 per person (via Venmo @gerisab or PayPal isabelle@dominicanabroad.com or via credit card page that we’ll send you).
• Fill out a traveler’s questionnaire
• Sign the liability waiver
• Receive our exclusive Pico Duarte Hiking Tour Itinerary + Packing List

Please note:

The $135 per person deposit is required to reserve your hike and non-refundable.

JOIN A PICO DUARTE HIKING GROUP TOUR

SOLO TRAVELER ON PICO DUARTE

SOLO TRAVELERS! Join one of our Pico Duarte group tours & save $100

While we have availability for ALL dates (except Christmas), we understand some solo travelers want to link up with others already going up and/or save on the costs of hiking up solo. So here are some dates where you can join a group:

  • Jan 21 – 3 day hike
  • Jan 22 – 3 day hike
  • Jan 26 – 3 day hike
  • Feb 24 – 3 day hike
  • March 15 – 3 day hike
  • April 17 – 3 day hike 
  • April 24 – 4 day hike (with Valle de Tetero)

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