MUSICAL DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
14 Days from $21oo
ANTHRO TOURS HIGHLIGHTS
Merengue Lessons in Santo Domingo
Samana Village Day Trip
Visit to a Dance Club Carved Out of a Cavern
Trip Type: Linguistic, Ethno-Musicology
Activity Level: Advanced
Days 1-4: Santo Domingo
After arriving in Santo Domingo, we'll spend our first full day with a merengue dance lesson and a trip to Museo de las Casa Reales to learn more about the colonial history of the Dominican Republic.
We'll then spend our second full day with another merengue lesson before a visit to the Museo del Hombre Dominicano to learn more about the culture of the country.
For our third full day in Santo Domingo, we'll have our final merengue lesson before putting our skills to the test in the city's famous Merengue Club.
Days 5-8: Las Terrenas
After taking the bus to Las Terrenas, we'll spend the afternoon at the incredible Playa Bonita to explore the culture and music of the area.
We'll then spend our first full day in Las Terrenas with a bachata dance lesson before putting our dance lessons to use at local dance clubs.
Participants will then get a day to freely explore the city to enjoy its amazing beaches and beautiful culture on their own.
We'll then spend our last full day in Las Terrenas on a day trip to the nearby village of Samana known as a major hub for the country's folk music history.
Days 10-14: Punta Cana
After taking the bus to Punta Cana, we'll spend our first full day in our final city with a second bachata lesson before a visit to Onno's to hear local live music.
For our second full day in Punta Cana, we'll get our final bachata lesson before heading to TOC Beach Bar to learn more about the country's local music scene.
We'll then spend our third full day in Punta Cana taking a salsa dance lesson before spending the night dancing in a dance club carved out of an underground cavern network.
We'll then spend our last full day with one final salsa lesson before getting the spend the rest of the day enjoying the beauty of Punta Cana's beaches.
Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.