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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 competitive rates, we work directly in collaboration with local park-licensed guides. Through us, you’re not only getting exceptional service and expert travel insights, you’re supporting local small business.

Alongside Dominican guides (from the camp base town) whom we pay fair wages to, we have put together this Pico Duarte hiking project; handcrafted and efficiently custom-tailored. 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 & Detailed Experience.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

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

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

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

➵ Cargo and emergency riding mules

➵ Camping rental equipment (tents, hiking sticks, 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 which you can save on your phone (so you know what to expect) as you hike

➵ NO ambiguity unlike other tour providers

➵ FAST and efficient communication

NOT INCLUDED

The below items are all included in our premium package listed below.

➵ 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 = $40 each way.

Transfers from Santo Domingo = $150 each way.

Transfers from Punta Cana = $300 each way.

Phone calls are not included. We responding expediently via email with all the information being on this page and on the comprehensive Pico Duarte guide. If you are looking for a personalized 1:1 phone consultation about traveling to the Dominican Republic, these begin at $100/hour with our travel writer/expert DR guide.

 

YOUR PICO DUARTE 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 + fruit

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

✓ 18-kilometer hike (11 miles) 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! (2-4 hours)

✓ Relax by the camp base

✓ Lunch = Sandwich + fruit

✓ 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 – upon request

✓ Hike back down from Comparticion to Manabao base camp

✓ Lunch = Sandwich + fruit

CUSTOMIZATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PICO DUARTE TOURS

RESERVE YOUR PICO DUARTE HIKE NOW

COSTS
Prices Per Number of Travelers:
Solo traveler = $500.00 USD

Solo traveler joining group tour below = $350USD

2 travelers = $350.00 USD/per person
3 travelers = $325.00/per person

4 travelers = $300/person

For bigger group rates = $250+ /per person
Valle de Tetero/Fourth Day = $450 USD/ per person

Premium package = $750 USD (minimum two people) – includes extra mules, round trip transfer from Jarabacoa, hotel the first and 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. $950 for one solo traveler.

SUPER STAR PACKAGE = $4,500 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 day.

 

YES, ALL DATES ARE AVAILABLE EXCEPT CHRISTMAS EVE

To book your tour, please email us at [email protected]

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

The next steps after that:

• Non-refundable deposit
• Fill out a traveler’s questionnaire
• Sign the liability waiver
• Receive our exclusive Pico Duarte Hiking Tour Itinerary & Packing List

Please note:

A deposit is required to reserve your booking and is non-refundable.

Explore Jarabacoa

If you decide you want to spend extra time in this beautiful mountain town region, consider a few days in Jarabacoa town (45 minutes from Pico Duarte camp base).

Check out our comprehensive guide on the 21 Fun, Relaxing & Incredible Things to Do in Jarabacoa – Feel free to contact us to reserve any travel services in collaboration with different local small businesses there too.

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