24 days in Dominican Republic & Haiti Itinerary

24 days in Dominican Republic & Haiti Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
— 8 nights
2
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
— 6 nights
3
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
— 5 nights
4
Milot, Haiti
— 1 night
5
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
— 2 nights

8
nights
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
Get out of town with these interesting Punta Cana side-trips: Altos de Chavon (in La Romana), Parroquia de San Dionisio (in Higuey) and Speed Boats Tours (in Bayahibe). Spend the 17th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bavaro Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Macao Beach, stop by La Perla Dominicana, and tee off at Barcelo Lakes Golf Course.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Punta Cana day trip planning app.

Valletta, Malta to Punta Cana is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Valletta to Punta Cana due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Valletta in March: highs in Punta Cana hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can take a shuttle to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Altos de Chavon, Parroquia de San Dionisio, Speed Boats Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
Altos de Chavon ©
Altos de Chavon
Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach

6
nights
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Spend the 25th (Thu) among the memorable landscape of The 3 Eyes National Park. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Zona Colonial, admire the natural beauty at National Botanical Garden, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza Ozama, and pause for some photo ops at Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon).

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Santo Domingo trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a shuttle from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Puerto Plata.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Primada de America
Catedral Primada de America
Zona Colonial ©
Zona Colonial
Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon

5
nights
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Puerto Plata ©
Although out of fashion in the past decades, major revitalization efforts have made a trip to Puerto Plata a growingly popular option for the adventurous travelers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Plata: Cabarete Beach (in Cabarete) and Sosua (Zipline & Sosua Beach). Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of 27 Charcos, take a stroll around The Meeting Place, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza San Felipe, and see the interesting displays at Dominican Amber Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Plata trip planner.

You can drive from Santo Domingo to Puerto Plata in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Milot.

Things to do in Puerto Plata

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sosua, Cabarete Beach
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Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata ©
Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata
27 Charcos ©
27 Charcos
Pico Isabel de Torres ©
Pico Isabel de Torres

1
night
Milot, Haiti

Milot ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Sans Souci Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Citadelle Laferrière, and then steep yourself in history at National History Park - Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Milot trip builder site.

You can drive from Puerto Plata to Milot in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Puerto Plata in March: highs in Milot hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port-au-Prince.

Things to do in Milot

Historic Sites

Side Trip

National History Park - Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers
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Citadelle Laferrière ©
Citadelle Laferrière
Sans Souci Palace ©
Sans Souci Palace

2
nights
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Port-au-Prince ©
Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, gives most visitors their first taste of the country, along with all of its rugged and lively charm.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Marche de Fer, examine the collection at Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, thenadmire the natural beauty at Parc de Martissant, and finally examine the collection at The Bureau of Ethnology. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Comite Artisanal Haitien, thenstroll through Place Saint-Pierre, thenexplore the world behind art at Village Artistique de Noailles, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Barbancourt Rum Distillery.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Port-au-Prince trip maker website.

You can drive from Milot to Port-au-Prince in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Milot, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Port-au-Prince, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port-au-Prince

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Village Artistique de Noailles, Place Saint-Pierre
Highlights from your plan
Musee du Pantheon National Haitien ©
Musee du Pantheon National Haitien
Marche de Fer ©
Marche de Fer
Parc de Martissant ©
Parc de Martissant

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