Discover The Rainforest Surrounding Punta Cana.
The Punta Cana region borders the Caribbean Sea to its south and the Atlantic Ocean to its north and east. The most popular tour in Punta Cana is a motorboat excursion to Saona Island in the Caribbean Sea. You will experience the Caribbean of your dreams: bright sandy beaches, weaving palms and the incredible, aqua green seas.... The boats leave the fishing village Bayahibe. Saona Island is as the perfect treasure still hidden in a mollusk shell ready to be found. In fact, in the trendy media it is often referred to as the "Pearl of the Caribbean." It is one of those places in the world which is so special, so exquisite, that has ended up on the bucket list of many world travelers.
But Punta Cana is more then just sea and beach. Did you realize that around Punta Cana there is the most northern rainforest in the world. The real Jungle excursions from Punta Cana begin on the Rio Chavon, a section of the National Park Del Este. The Rio Chavon floats through a tropical jungle paradise. A paradise where tourists can come nose to nose with a few of nature’s most beautiful butterflies, hummingbirds, live tarantulas, boa constrictors, iguanas along with other hot-weather-happy residents, along with a wide selection of lush exotic plants and flowers such as orchids, bromeliad, bananas, coffee, cacao, passion fruit and much more
Private excursion providers offer tours that differ from the products from the travel representatives in the hotels. These agents demand a fee of minimal 40%. If you have enough time to check the excursion offers online, you will see that the private excursion operators are far less costly then the hotel agents. There are several web pages such as Tripadvisor.com to determine the level of quality of these operators. Check the offers, it is useful.