The Dominican Republic is the second largest Caribbean nation after Cuba and home to nearly 10 million people, one million of which live in the capital city of Santo Domingo, the oldest city in the “new world.” Spanish is the official language. It’s also home to what is believed to be the oldest cathedral in the Americas: “Catedral de Santa Maria La Menor” is said to date back to 1540!
This trip is available for ages 10 years and older. Those under 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult. Price does not include domestic or international airfare.
Day 1 – Arrive in Santiago de Los Caballeros, journey 30 minutes to hotel accommodation to settle-in, meet fellow travel buddies and rest up for a beautiful week of service
Day 2 – Meet and play with the locals while giving the gift of new shoes.
Day 3 – Enjoy an immersive cultural excursion in Puerto Plata (example: enjoy the beautiful beaches, take a cable car to one of the world’s Christ the Redeemer statue for a viewpoint of the coastline or hike waterfalls at Damajaqua Cascades). We’ll end the evening with some market shopping.
Day 4 – Experience a fun-filled day distributing shoes.
Day 5 – Participate in an unforgettable activity before departing to the airport.
*This sample itinerary will change between now and the trip depending on our group and in-country partner’s availability. S4S will provide a final itinerary closer to the trip.