FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Answers to some common questions

Transportation

How to get to base camp?

Preparation

We will provide a lot of info for your next adventure

What to Bring

From snacks to your cold weather clothes.

Transportation

Getting to Pico Duarte base camp is easy and the whole road is well paved and well signed. 

Having internet access is a great tool if you want to drive around DR.

If you use Google Maps you will get easy to base camp.

We will also keep contact with you by whatsapp texts or calls so you can get here fast.

Yes! We have all kinds of vehicles for your next adventure and can include transportation from any city or airport in DR. Feel free to ask our prices. 

Yes! Just try not to get lost so you avoid wasting time. Google Maps is a great tool.

Trip Preparation

Yes, you need to be physically and mentally ready for this tough hike and free for any medical condition that can difficult the excursion.

Valle de Dios is a hike that is easier than Pico Duarte. Is a far less known place but good for a hike session and a good camping in the woods.

Valle Nuevo is also an easy excursion. We get to every place by our 4×4 SUV and the walks are not mandatory.

Reading to all the documents we send will be a great way to know your trip beforehand. That way you will know what to do and what to bring.

Also our staff will be in contact with you before the trip so you can ask any question you might have.

What to Bring

1 Duffel bag (20-25 pounds max.)

1 Backpack (20-35 liters)

1 Rain coat

1 Headlamp or Flashlight with its batteries

1 Water bottle (You can refill during the hike)

Snacks for each hike

1 Long pant

2 Short pants

1 Bathing suit

3 T-shirts

3 Underclothing

3 Pairs of socks

1 Hat

1 Pair of hiking boots or sneakers

1 Pair of sandals

1 Pair of gloves

2 Light jackets (0-10 degrees C°)

1 Wool hat or beanie

Toothbrush and toothpaste

Towel

Deodorant

Toilet paper

☆Professional local guides

☆Radio-communication between guides

☆Local cook

☆First-Aid Kit

☆National Park permit fees

☆Ministry of Environment COVID19 permits

☆Cargo mules for your luggage (20-25 Pounds max each person)

☆Mules for assistance

☆Clean sleeping bags

☆Clean tents

☆Sleeping pads

☆Watch the highest sunrise in the Caribbean

☆Pico Duarte commemorative patch

☆Previous advisories and documents by our staff

☆Dominican meals at each camp

☆Fruit brindis

☆Coffee

☆Hot chocolate

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