Mangroves, Local Guides and Caves
From Sanchez Los Haitises Boat trip
Los Haitises National Park Half Day From Sanchez
Get out of your comfort zone to immerse yourself between the historical and fishing town of Sanchez and the capital of Los Haitises, Sabana de la Mar. Sanchez is known as a center of exportation and for having a train that was coming from La vega province built at the end of 1800. Come with us and enjoy the unique experience of Los Haitises National Park, where San Lorenzo Bay is located.
The place is accessible by boat, surrounded by rainforest and mangrove forest. While you are navigating from Sanchez to Los Haitises you will get in contact with nature and the unforgettable landscape of this park. This tour will take you by boat to caves with pictographs and petroglyphs, Los Haitises is one of the most important national parks in the country, here is the majority of the Biodiversity of the island, and the second largest mangrove forest with more than 98 km2.
Our local and expert staff will make sure you really get to know the Taino’s culture, their history in Los Haitises, and their connection with nature. This tour is in ecotourism mode where the community gets to play a very important role, they are guides, Capitan boats, and drivers.
Booking Adventure’s priority is to make sure you get the best of the best, from the moment you buy the ticket until you finish your trip. Our tours are focused on environmental education, adventure, and local history and during this trip, you’ll get to see a little bit of everything.
Inclusions & Exclusions
- Boat and Captain
- Snacks, (water, fruits, Sosa)
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Local taxes
- Officials Ecologist tour guides English/Spanish
Departure & Return
The tour, organized by “Booking Adventures” starts at the meeting point set with the Tour Guide or Staff member. The traveler will get a meeting point after the Reservation Process. Tours start and Finish in our meeting points.
What To Expect?
Get your ticket for Los Haitises National Park Half Day From Sanchez
This Excursion starts from a meeting point you must confirm with our travel Agents or your Tour Guide before heading to any location. Once you meet your guide you’ll have a debrief of the tour and everything related to your day.
When everyone is ready we will head to Cano Salado where we are going to see some Red Mangrove and learn more about these uniques species are found in the carribbean. While we navigate through the mangrove forest and coast of San Lorenzo Bay we will share with you stories about Los Haitises, and Geology of the park.
We will go to see the pictograph on the walls of the Caves of the Line. These are about 600 years old. Cueva de la Linea has over 1,200 different pictographs.
During this part of your trip, you will be able to go around the Old Las Perlas Port which is one of the first structures built by Europeans in the area, about 1876, and this was connected with a train line that was the transportation for the coffee, bananas and everything this group of European was farming in what is today Los Haitises.
After Muelle de las Perlas your tour guide is going to take you to the Sand`s cave where the pectroglipf are thise were special art caving by hand from the tainos people, here we also have a break to try some snacks and then walking in the cave while steps on the sand and searching for bats, and cave`s swwallow.
When see the las spot of Los Haitises National Park we head back to Sanchez, on the way back enjoy a 30 minutes ride to the Peninsula of Samana. This excursion ends in the same place as it started.
Note: These tours are with Officials Ecologist tour guides. Please Book with time because in the park there are not too many specialists.
What should you bring?
- Bug Spray
- Comfortable pants
- Running Shoes
- Rain Jacket
Extra Cost: Hotel pick-up is offered if you are in LAS TERRENAS , Santa Barbara de Samana or Las Galeras with be charge a extra Cost. 75 USD per Group.
Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/Excursion departure time, we can arrange hotel pick-up with extra Charges if you are not in Juan Dolio hotels. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local Tour guide to organize pick-up arrangements.
Additional Info Confirmation
- Tickets are the Receipt after paying for this Tour. You can show the payment on your phone.
- Meeting Point Will be received After the Reservation Process.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
For a full refund, please read our Cancellations policies Click here. Funds will be lost if the reservation is cancelled the same day of the trip.