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Parque Nacional Armando Bermudez, Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

I am in good shape and 44 years old. Do NOT take this mountain lightly. It is a 26km hike and they do not count the turns in that calculation. It is likely 30-35km. It is much longer and harder than you would expect from...More

Thank LP148
Reviewed March 23, 2018

I hiked Pico Duarte with "Guias de Alturas" in August 2017 and the experience couldn´t be better. The weather was perfect and the guides were really kind and really professionals. I was thinking about hiring a local guide at base camp but this is very...More

Thank kendallconsultoria
Reviewed February 14, 2018

It's been a two day, one night guided hike for me. The hike can be arranged on your own from the Park's headquarters in La Cienaga, which will cut your overall costs but I arranged it through an agent in Jarabacoa as my Spanish is...More

2  Thank Trekker416
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

I am a hiking lover and being recommended by a friend of mine, I decided to do this hiking during my visit to DR. I did 1 night 2 day excursion with Rancho Baiguate (I don't recommend it, especially if you are a solo traveler)....More

1  Thank Hailey K
Reviewed February 16, 2017

If you want to go to the Dominican Republic you must hike to Pico Duarte. (If you are in a healthy and physical condition and with no major medical problems). I´ve done it twice and want to go a third time, maybe next year. I´m...More

1  Thank jairoreyes20
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Pico Duarte is the highest peak in the Dominican Republic and in all of the Caribbean!! This should be the number one TOP attraction for any visitor to the DR!!! I'm shocked that not a lot of visitors or tourist know about Pico Duarte. But...More

2  Thank Omar M
Reviewed January 31, 2017

The highest point in the DR and the Caribbean. It should be done at least once to live the experience. A guided hike could be reserved on the park or through an agency (which most of the time is better). Any person (with no major...More

1  Thank arual1821
Reviewed January 18, 2017

My girlfriend and I signed up for the 3 day guided hike (it is required for safety). Between the wide variety of landscapes and incredible sights you will see, this trip is highly worth it. It was the most physically demanding adventure I had ever...More

2  Thank Nick S
Reviewed December 29, 2016

For the second time, i climbed Pico Duarte. The experience was amazing because I was guided for the same guides i used on the first trip, Guias de Alturas. They are very kind, humble and pay attention to every detail. This one was a very...More

2  Thank jairoreyes20
Reviewed July 21, 2016

I hired the best guides i could afford to reach the roof the caribbean. I use Guias de Alturas. The experience was awesome! The weather was nice, the guides were very cool and professional and the experience was very hard but rewarding. You must do...More

5  Thank jairoreyes20
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Y4Travel
October 22, 2017|
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Response from LP148 | Reviewed this property |
That is extremely expensive. You shouldn’t pay more than $300-350 DOLLARS. You can find better deals than this, as low as $150 per person.
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Laura D
May 26, 2017|
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Not a good idea. It is possible but this is an extremely tough mountain for anyone under 15-16. This is NOT a mountain for beginners.
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Laura D
May 24, 2017|
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Response from LP148 | Reviewed this property |
That would depend on their level of experience in hiking and their level of fitness. This is not for beginners. Taking them all the way to the top and back down is difficult unless they are extremely head strong and in top... More
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