Follow a member of our expert guides team for a hiking adventure in the province of Barahona, in the Dominican Republic. Explore the Caribbean rainforest and reach Cueva de la Virgen, a scenic natural cave!
The southern Dominican Republic combines tropical forests with crystal clear rivers and beautiful beaches. This half day tour is your chance to immerse yourself in a wild region and reach the Cueva de la Virgen, a stunning canyon cave in Barahona!
The Cueva de la virgen (Spanish for Cave of the Virgin) is a recently inaugurated trail that crosses a unique tropical environment tucked below the Bahoruco mountain range. It is in La Ciénaga town, within the province of Barahona, 22km from Barahona City and 205km from Santo Domingo.
We will hike through a lush tropical forest with a rich flora and fauna and refreshing streams. The 30-min route ends at a rocky canyon called Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Gorge), which is home to the Cueva de la Virgen, a huge cave surrounded by emerald colored waterfalls and natural pools.
Keep in mind that this is a family-friendly trip. It includes some stream-crossings and short climbs, but your children will love it. Once at Cueva de la Virgen, we can all swim in the cool water! However, we will have to be careful, legend has it that the spirit of La Ciguapa, a woman with long dark hair that can turn visitors into stone, inhabits the cave!
So, are you up for an unforgettable hiking experience in the Dominican Republic? Then contact us! Let’s go to La Ciénaga, Barahona, and go to the impressive Cueva de la Virgen!
We offer many other hiking programs in the Dominican Republic. Take a look, for example, at our Charcos de los Militares tour, near Puerto Plata.
Nov 19, 2021
I had a very good experience booking the hike through Explore-Share. Communication with the team was prompt and clear and the booking process was seamless. The trip itself was also just perfect. Uroš was a fantastic guide, highly skilled and talented. The hike felt safe at all times, even on more exposed routes, thanks to him. He was always up to date on the weather forecast and planned the days around it, checked the conditions on the route ahead of me, if needed, discussed and adapted the routes to my level and always made sure I was safe and comfortable. I highly recommend him, as well as Explore-Share.
Oct 25, 2021
Explore Share is a really usefull website that has a great overview of reviewed guides for a (in our case) hiking/climbing trip. During the booking I got assigned an assistent for Explore Share that helped solve questions that I might have. Great customer service, and I will come back again.
Oct 17, 2021
Explore-share was easy to use and the staff and guide w ere very responsive. The trip descriptions were accurate and the pricing reasonable. I would definitely recommend the site for people looking to do guided hiking.
Oct 13, 2021
Excellent!! Great guide and service. I had a very good experience. Id do it again.
Sep 14, 2021
Guide was very experienced and very patient with us. We learned a lot and he tried to fit in all the knowledge he could in one day, super awesome. A little tough going back and forth to get the trip set up hard to tell if the site is sketchy until you see reviews but all worked out. Ended up with an awesome day with an awesome guide. Overall pretty satisfied and thankful!
Sep 14, 2021
The whole experience was great! The customer service of explore-share was really good. I always got an answer very quick. I would absolutely recommend to use explore-share if you are looking for a great guide in a foreign country. 5 stars!
Sep 10, 2021
What a trip, fantastic guide who picked me up and dropped me off. Would use again.
Aug 25, 2021
It's the 2nd time we have been booking with Explore-Share. The booking was super easy and both Explore-Share and the guide were fast in their responses. We did rafting as a family with 3 kids for the first time in Slovenia. The guide (José) was super nice. He was doing everything he could to make everyone at ease with rafting (he gave clear explanations), have a great team spirit (we were joined by 2 other girls) and have a good time. We had lots of fun and the nature there is so beautiful. Thank you Explore-share and Soca splash for the great afternoon! I would recommend this activity to anyone without a doubt. My kids immediately told me they want to do rafting again soon !"
Aditya Kumar Jha
Aug 2, 2021
Best platform for mountain sports services. Easy to use, great personalised service and support.
Jul 5, 2021
I am very pleased to have booked with this group. All of my mails have been answered in no-time, I felt really safe on the rock and the atmosfere of the whole group helped a lot not to mind about stressing. Will be back for more!
Group of 1
|USD 181 Each|
Group of 2
|USD 91 Each|
Group of 3
|USD 61 Each|
Group of 4
|USD 46 Each|
Group of 5
|USD 37 Each|
Group of 6
|USD 31 Each|
Group of 7
|USD 26 Each|
Group of 8
|USD 23 Each|
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