While vacationing in Punta Cana, be certain to explore the National Park Del Este, well-known for the adventures to the islands Catalinita and Saona. The land portion of this park is practically un-explored. You can explore the flora and fauna of this dense dry tropical jungle, too as its main attraction, the river Chavon, with the following excursions entering this actual rainforest. On the banks in the gorge of the River Chavon a world class property just has opened. And Punta Cana Excursions is the most popular to offer tours to this unique part of the DR. The Tanama Jungle Ranch houses the largest Butterfly Garden in the country. And it is located in the middle of the actual Dominican rainforest. With all the excursion a visit to the butterfly garden is followed by an introduction in the Dominican rainforest. You can stick to the guide on a short trail, leading deeper into the forest. The guide will point out several intriguing facts regarding the rainforest along with the creatures that live here. We will see 'the monkey pistol', the 'tourist tree' along with the 'zombie ants'... This can be nature at its best, though very accessible. Several rope bridges connect the different parts of the trail.. The path takes about 20 minutes and people with limited fitness can join ....Make sure you make contact with Punta Cana Excursions if you'd like to explore this unique portion of the Dominican Republic.