Tourism in Jarabacoa - Dominican Republic
Travel guide and tourist information to visit Jarabacoa and around: what to see, what to do, what to visit, which excursions... in Jarabacoa.
Jarabacoa - Dominican Republic
is a town in the Dominican Republic, located in
the heart of the Central Cordilera, 500 meters above sea level,
at a distance of 2 ½ hours from Santo
Domingo. This region has an impressive nature. River Yaque del
Norte through the city and has three majestic waterfalls: Jimenoa
I, Jimenoa II and Salto Baiguate, besides being in the neighborhood
of Pico Duarte (the higher of the Caribbean).
Jarabacoa has a tropical rainy climate, with an average annual temperature of 22 °C with little variation, and heavy rain throughout the year.
The city's economy depends mainly on agriculture. The territories of the region are high and varied production. There are plantations of strawberries sold in the country and are also exported and vegetable production for local consumption and for export.
Tourism is the line most promising development in Jarabacoa. The city is ideally positioned to develop mountain tourism and ecotourism. The main activities that can be performed: rafting, canyoning, cascading, mountain biking, quad biking, horse riding, hiking and more.
The region is also an important route for mountaineering in the Caribbean, the way to Pico Duarte, the highest peak in the Caribbean with 3.175 meters above sea level
In addition, southwest of the town, is the Ebano Verde Scientific Reserve, a cloud forest with high biodiversity, endemism and an ecotourism program.
Jarabacoa is the ecological capital of the Dominican Republic. In the city and around are hotels and ranches with all comforts for a vacation in the mountains of the Dominican Republic
Tourist attractions and places to visit in Jarabacoa
Monastery of Santa María del Evangelio
Located in the park downtown.
Workshop Roberto Flores
For lovers of art.
Church of Nuestra Senora Del Carmen
Near the Parque Central.
What to see, what to do, what to visit near Jarabacoa
If you want something different, Jarabacoa is the perfect place for adventure sports, discovers from heaven paragliding or delve into their rivers by rafting.
The best known and most spectacular of the region.
Waterfall El Baiguate
Cascade impressive than thirty meters.
Excursions at Pico Duarte
The highest peak in the Caribbean.
Scientific Reserve Ébano Verde
Ebano Verde is a scientific reserve, which is characterized by a microclimate where there are plants and birds unique.
Waterfall Aguas Blancas
Waterfall Aguas Blancas
Many rivers as el rio Pantuflas, el rio Las Palmas, el rio Grande... for rafting, swimming...