Dominican Republic - Central Highlands (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Central Highlands chapter from Lonely Planet’s Dominican Republic guidebook.

When you eventually overdose on sun and sand, come to the cool, mountainous playground of the Central Highlands. Sit at dusk, huddled in a sweater, and watch the mist descend into the valley as the sun sets behind the mountains.

  • ride the Caribbean’s only raftable river, the turbulent Río Yaque del Norte near Jaraba-coa
  • maps
  • scale the Caribbean’s highest peak, Pico Duarte, and linger at the top to take in the views
  • transport
  • watch the sunset as the mist descends into the high-altitude valley surrounding Constanza
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Santiago & Around, San José de las Matas, La Vega, Jarabacoa, Parques Nacionales Bermúdez, Ramírez, Constanza.

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