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San Juan, Puerto Rico Neighborhood tours

Our most recommended San Juan, Puerto Rico Neighborhood tours

San Juan: Old Town Foodie Walking Tour with Tastings

1. San Juan: Old Town Foodie Walking Tour with Tastings

Enjoy the original food and cultural tour of Old San Juan. Discover a slice of paradise through local cuisine and cocktails, with numerous foodie stops along the way. Join your guide and walk through “walled city” of San Juan. Learn a bit more about the architecture of the city, major landmarks, and local history. Get hands-on experience making Puerto Rico’s signature dish, mofongo. Dine in “do not miss” restaurants and hear about the various foodie scenes in and around the city. Enjoy a delicious rum cocktail in a popular bar. Get involved in the authentic food scene so you leave with the confidence and knowledge of a local that will serve you during the remainder of your stay in sunny Puerto Rico. Tour guides have intimate friendships with the San Juan restaurants and you will always receive the latest insider info.

San Juan: History Walking Tour with a Guide

2. San Juan: History Walking Tour with a Guide

Enjoy a guided history walking tour suitable for all ages to some of Old San Juan's most notable landmarks. Learn more about the history of Puerto Rico, its ties to the United States, and its rich Spanish, Taino Indian, and West African Heritage. Begin your exploration of Old San Juan, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with a stop outside La Casa Estrecha, one of the narrowest houses in the Western hemisphere. Then, enter La Catedral de San Juan Bautista which is Puerto Rico’s grandest religious building. Discover some parts of some of the city’s impressive defensive system, namely its historic walls, the only remaining entrance door at La Puerta de San Juan, and Fortaleza. Gain a greater understanding of Puerto Rican history with your knowledgeable local guide.

San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour

3. San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Bio Bay Combo Tour

Join a day trip from San Juan to El Yunque Rainforest and the bay of Laguna Grande, two of Puerto Rico's natural gems. Follow your guide through nature trails, kayak in Fajardo Bio Bay, and observe bioluminescence at night. Enjoy return transfers, snacks, and all entrance fees. Following a morning pickup, embark in direction of your bio bay and rainforest adventure. Enjoy the beautiful views along the scenic route through the north side of the island and learn some facts about the areas from your guide. Make a stop in the town of Luquillo and enjoy some fresh local fruits before continuing the journey to Puerto Rico's majestic rainforest. El Yunque is the only tropical rainforest and the most studied forest in the United States National Forest System. Admire its biological diversity with its plants and animals, some of which are found only in Puerto Rico. Hike through trails lined with flora and fauna. Arrive at a hidden gem located in the heart of the rainforest. Enjoy the breathtaking segment of the 29,000-acre forest and swim in natural pools and waterfalls, slide down a waterslide, rope swing into the river, jump from different rock formations, and enjoy fresh local fruit with a view. After working up an appetite with an exciting first half of the day, make a stop for dinner at a local restaurant and savor Puerto Rican cuisine (cost not included). Relax until it’s time for the second part of your combo tour – the Bioluminescent Lagoon, one of planet earth's best-kept secrets. Begin your Fajardo Bio Bay kayak tour at Las Croabas. After receiving a safety briefing on kayaking, head toward the Red Mangrove Forest with an amazing view of the sunset. Enjoy kayaking for approximately 30 minutes, and admire the forest's beautiful protected flora and fauna. Upon arrival in Laguna Grande, let the magic unfold. Tiny organisms called dinoflagellates make the water glow at night. Watch how sparkles appear in the water at every stroke of your paddle, follow the swirl of lights created by the kayaks, and admire the glowing fish.

San Juan: El Morro Fort Entry Ticket & Old Town Walking Tour

4. San Juan: El Morro Fort Entry Ticket & Old Town Walking Tour

Make the most of a short visit to San Juan with a walking tour to over 20 popular attractions. Stroll around the Old Town for a comprehensive look into Puerto Rican culture and history, guided by a local expert. Visit the inside of the ancient Fort Morro with tickets included. Join your guide on an insightful journey into the heart of the city. Dive deep into the cobblestone streets to admire the colorful traditional homes of the oldest part of San Juan, taking time to stop and learn about the rich history behind this vibrant neighborhood. Come up close to the San Juan Bautista Cathedral, La Fortaleza, and the San Juan Gate, as well as several other iconic sites. Step inside Castillo San Felipe del Morro, the most visited destination in Puerto Rico, for a trip back in time to the 16th and 18th centuries in naval history.

San Juan: Old San Juan Walking & Food Tasting Tour

5. San Juan: Old San Juan Walking & Food Tasting Tour

Explore the historic streets of Old San Juan, a 500-year-old Spanish colonial city that basks in the Caribbean sun. You will walk the cobblestone streets past brightly painted houses, learning about the architecture, culture, and traditions of Puerto Rico. Discover the second oldest cathedral in the Americas, the oldest governor’s mansion in the Western hemisphere, the imposing citadel of Castillo San Felipe del Morro, the Spanish plazas, and more. Within the city walls, you’ll make five stops to taste some of the food and drinks that make Puerto Rican cuisine so delicious. Sample artisan, hand-picked coffee, try traditional pastries, taste the most delicious mofongo (the Island’s quintessential dish), enjoy homemade ice cream made from all natural ingredients, savor locally seasoned pork and much more! A refreshing rum cocktail will be paired with your meal.  This food tour is kept small in number so that you can enjoy the full attention of your guide and walk away with the best advice of what to eat, see, and do throughout the course of your stay.

From San Juan: The Gastronomic Roast Pork Route in Guavate

6. From San Juan: The Gastronomic Roast Pork Route in Guavate

Become acquainted with the gastronomical culture of Puerto Rico with this trip to Guavate. Enjoy traditional dishes like roast pork, BBQ ribs, rice and beans, pasteles, pavochón, rice with pigeon peas, Cassava, breadfruit, sweet potato, tostones, mofongo, blood sausage, turkey, and much more with your local guide. After a convenient pickup from your hotel in San Juan, travel with your experienced guide to Guavate to start your adventure. Every year thousands of Puerto Ricans and tourists visit Guavate to enjoy a selection of delicious traditional dishes. During your time here, you will get to experience an authentic gastronomic adventure amongst the beautiful setting of Cayey, a picturesque mountain town. During your outing, visit La Ruta del Lechón and try their signature dish of yummy roast pork. Immerse your tastebuds in local flavours when you visit "Lechoneras", a typical outdoor restaurant that specializes in seasoned whole-pig, slow-roasted over an open fire. In addition to all of the delicious food, you will get to enjoy live music (on weekend trips only) that always gets people dancing and singing. Do not miss this must-do for food lovers, as well for those looking to experience a true local and casual ambience. Tour can be customized to also visit "Charco Azul", a natural pool located approximately 30 minutes from Guavate. **This must be requested with anticipation since it requires an adjustment on the tour schedule.** This tour is available only from Thursday to Sunday.

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El Yunque National Forest

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What people are saying about San Juan, Puerto Rico

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Emely was a great foodie and tour guide in Old San Juan. She took the time to explain everything that we were eating as well as blending in the history of San Juan and Puerto Rico. I would highly recommend this tour.

Absolutely worth the money!! We had Nahiomy and she was an excellent foodie tour guide. We tasted a wide variety of food and loved each stop! My favorite was the passion fruit popsicles… so so refreshing.

We had an excellent tour guide, Carola. She was informative, friendly and enthusiastic. We learned a lot about the history of Old San Juan in this 2 hour stroll. Highly recommended!

What an amazing time. Our leader was very informative. There is plenty of food to try! I would suggest to be hungry

Our guide was extremely knowledgeable of the area. It was a very fun adventure.