Echoes of the Past & Taste of Rum from Santo Domingo
Join us on an enriching journey into the past and engage your taste buds with our "Echoes of the Past & Taste of Rum from Santo Domingo" tour. This 5-hour-15-minute excursion takes you from the ancient pictographs within the Cave of Wonders (Cueva de las Maravillas) to the world-renowned Ron Barceló Historic Center for a rum tasting experience, and concludes with a mouthwatering Dominican lunch at a popular restaurant in Boca Chica.
Unearth a thousand-year-old history within the Cave of Wonders. Discovered in 1926, this captivating site is renowned for its incredible ecosystem and prehistoric art. Named "Cave of Wonders" after a 1949 scout expedition was left in awe of its splendors, this cave is a treasure trove of indigenous art and tales from the past.
Next, we'll transport you to the celebrated Ron Barceló Center in San Pedro de Macorís, where you'll be introduced to the art and science of making world-class Dominican rum. Experience firsthand how the Caribbean climate and cultivation of sugar cane come together to create the perfect conditions for producing exceptional rum. You'll witness the magic of rum aging in toasted barrels in our warehouse, the meticulous blending process under the supervision of our Master Blender and rum connoisseurs, and the precise bottling process executed on our stainless steel packaging lines.
The journey continues with a visit to our Historic Barceló Center, a captivating blend of old and modern where artifacts ignite your curiosity and immerse you in a spirit of discovery. Of course, you'll also have the opportunity to purchase our products and promotional items as delightful keepsakes of your experience.
The tour culminates in Boca Chica, where a renowned local restaurant will serve a traditional Dominican lunch, providing a delectable conclusion to your adventure.
Experience the echoes of the past, appreciate the craft of rum-making, and savor the local cuisine, all within this enriching day tour from Santo Domingo. We cordially invite you to join us on this unique journey and immerse yourself in the best of Dominican culture.
Kick off your day at 8:00 a.m. with our 'Echoes of the Past & Taste of Rum' tour. Our first stop is the enchanting Cave of Wonders, where you'll marvel at ancient pictographs and immerse yourself in the island's rich history. Witness the artistry and allure of this cavernous relic, preserving tales from a thousand years ago.
Next, we transport you to the esteemed Ron Barceló Center. Here, you'll get an insider's look at the art of Dominican rum-making, from the aging process in toasted barrels to the meticulous blending supervised by expert connoisseurs. A tour through the Historic Center will reveal a captivating fusion of past and present.
The day culminates in Boca Chica, where a delectable traditional Dominican lunch awaits at a renowned local restaurant. This gastronomic delight is the perfect endnote to your journey into the cultural heart of the Dominican Republic. With memories and flavors to last a lifetime, we'll have you back by around 3:00 p.m.