Larimar Mines Tour

2 Days


Welcome to the enchanting Larimar Mines Tour in the Dominican Republic! Embark on a captivating journey through the rich geological wonders of this Caribbean paradise. This one-day tour offers a remarkable opportunity to discover the breathtaking beauty of Larimar, a rare gemstone found exclusively in the Dominican Republic.

The Larimar Mines Tour takes you deep into the heart of the country’s rugged landscapes, where the precious Larimar is extracted. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of mining as expert guides share the history, cultural significance, and geological formation of this exquisite gem. With its mesmerizing shades of blue reminiscent of the Caribbean Sea, Larimar is a true natural marvel.

Book the Larimar Mines Tour today and embark on a memorable adventure into the heart of Dominican geology. Discover the hidden wonders of Larimar, experience the charm of Villa Miriam, and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the San Rafael River. Get ready for an extraordinary journey that will leave you in awe of nature’s beauty.

Here are four highlights that make the Larimar Mines Tour an extraordinary experience:

Trip Highlights

  • Rare Gemstone Discovery: Witness the unearthing of Larimar firsthand as miners extract the precious gem from the depths of the earth. Learn about the unique geological conditions that make the Dominican Republic the only place in the world where Larimar is found.
  • Villa Miriam: Step into the charming Villa Miriam, a picturesque village nestled amidst lush greenery. Experience the local way of life as you interact with friendly residents and artisans, who skillfully craft Larimar jewelry and other intricate designs. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and take home a piece of Larimar as a cherished memento.
  • San Rafael River: As part of the tour, enjoy a tranquil boat ride along the captivating San Rafael River. Delight in the scenic beauty of the surrounding landscape, where verdant forests and crystal-clear waters create a serene ambiance. It's the perfect opportunity to relax and soak in the natural splendor of the Dominican Republic.
  • Expert Guided Tour: Throughout the Larimar Mines Tour, knowledgeable guides will accompany you, offering captivating insights into the history, formation, and significance of Larimar. Gain a deep understanding of this rare gemstone and its cultural significance to the Dominican Republic.


09:00 a.m. – Pick up at hotel, along with a local guide.
10:00 a.m. – Visit to the mine
12:00 p.m. – After the visit to the mining town, we will go to Villa Miriam, on the San Rafael River and take a dip.
13:30 p.m. – Then we will go to a Larimar workshop, where local artisans carve the stone.
15:30 p.m. – Driver will take you back to your accommodation, enjoying the way back to your hotel.

What's Included in the Tour

Cost Includes

  • Pick up at a hotel in Punta Cana or airport
  • One night stay in a tropical hotel in Barahona
  • Round trip transportation from your accommodation
  • Driver accompanied by a local guide
  • Guided visits to the mining town
  • Non-alcoholic beverages

Cost Excludes

  • Professional Photos
  • Souvenirs
  • Meals


Can you cancel this tour for free?

Yes, you can cancel this activity for free as long as you do it 48 hours in advance. Since then, we do not admit any kind of cancellation, since our team will have everything ready to offer you the best experience.

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What To Bring:

  • Raincoat
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat or cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Cell phone
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Money in case you want to buy some souvenirs

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Larimar Mines Tour
From $325
/ Adult
From $165
/ Child
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