Puerto Rico: El Yunque Rainforest & Waterfalls Half-Day Tour
- Duration: 4 hours
Start your day by meeting your guide at the local fruit stand “Frutera Flores” in the town of Luquillo. Here, your guide will pick up a variety of fresh local fruit for the tour, and you have the opportunity to purchase some local fritters and/or a fresh fruit smoothie. After this stop, follow your guide in your rental car to the majestic El Yunque Rainforest- without a doubt Puerto Rico’s greatest Natural Wonder. It is the only tropical rainforest, the most biologically diverse, and the most studied forest in the US National Forest System. After an interpretive hike through natural trails lined with beautiful flora and fauna, and some river wading, arrive at a hidden gem found in the heart of the rainforest. This breathtaking segment of the 29,000-acre forest is like a natural playground. Here, have the chance to swim in the natural pools, refresh in waterfalls, slide down an exhilar...
Everyone was amazing!!! Well worth it. Fantastic guides!! All 3 Leo,Patricia and Jesse were amazing. They were all patient, enthusiastic, knowledgeable outgoing and would highly recommend them to anyone . Embrace the mud....embrace it all!
Make your way to the Hacienda Campo Rico and feel like you are in a completely different world as you pass through the entrance gates. On a 2-hour horse riding adventure experience the home of different tropical plants and animals and see stunning landscapes. Upon arrival, meet your experienced guides and receive basic instructions with safety procedures before you set off on your horse. Get acquainted with your horse, and then follow the guides through 2,200 acres of private land. Soak up the Caribbean sun as you trot around. Marvel at magnificent views of the mountains and coastal plains. Come across lagoons and curious limestone rock formations. Keep a lookout for the native wildlife roaming freely in their natural habitats. Learn the history and importance of the Puerto Rico Paso Fino horses. Then, go to the hilltop Mojito Bar and cool down with some refreshing drinks of your c...
This was a one of a kind experience but I will say the weight limit is strictly enforced, they would not allow my friend to ride and she was only 6 lbs over the limit. Other than that I enjoyed the trail and ride, I’d also advise to wear sunscreen and I got my very first sunburn! Lol
Meet your professional guide at Plaza Colón in San Juan and set off into the sunset on this walking tour. The plazas are the perfect location to learn about the colonial history of Puerto Rico from your guide. From Plaza Colón, you will walk and see the Plaza de la Barandilla and Plaza de Armas. In Old San Juan, you can visit one of its most spectacular historic buildings: Antiguo Palacio de la Intendencia. It was originally built to house the treasury of the island and it is now the Department of State of Puerto Rico. At the Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud you can see the most popular chapel in Puerto Rico and you learn the urban legend behind this little structure built in the 18th century. You can also visit La Fortaleza-Palacio de Santa Catalina, a World Heritage Site. The tour also takes you past San Juan Cathedral, the Ballaja Barracks, Catedral Basilica Menor, Cuartel de Ba...
Jorge was so fun! The town was beautiful. And learning about the history was wonderful
Become a foodie insider with Puerto Rico’s original 3-hour food and cultural tour of Old San Juan. Experience this slice of paradise through a progressive walk and meal. Walk through the historic city and see architectural gems that will be tied with historical and cultural details. Taste Puerto Rico’s premium single-origin coffee; always smooth, never bitter. Try ice cream from the city’s first artisan ice pop shop, made fresh daily from locally sourced fresh fruits or premium nuts and chocolates.
Stroll a local eatery, highlighting fresh ingredients from San Juan’s most popular farmer’s market. Get hands-on experience making Puerto Rico’s signature dish, mofongo, and make your own rum mojito or cap your foodie experience off with one of the best flans in town. At Old San Juan’s only Choco Bar, savor hand-crafted local chocolate in a beautiful, unique ambian...
Itzel is amazing! She has so much energy and was an amazing guide to help up navigate the city and she knew so much of the history. She made is worth while!
Learn about its colonial influence and discover this fascinating city. See all its essential sights with your expert local guide. Begin with a tour of the Cathedral of San Juan Bautista. Hear fascinating facts as you walk along Paseo de la Princesa to the Governor's residence. Stroll through a city brimming with colors and cobble stone streets. See the San Juan Gate, built in 1520 to guard the city from the harbor. Visit the Ballaja Barracks, built by the Spanish militia for housing in 1864, as well as the San Jose Church, and Plaza del Quinto Centenario. Your tour will end at the Hotel El Convento, adjacent to all the shops and restaurants.
Guide was great! Perfect way to learn about Old San Juan! It is hot and a lot of walking —-so make sure you have good walking shoes and cover up so you don’t sunburn.
Discover the magic of Old San Juan in the evening on a guided food tour. Eat and drink your way around the colorful old town while learning all about its culture, history, and people, starting with the Plaza de Armas. Explore Puerto Rico's rich culinary history and exciting culinary renaissance. Sample a variety of traditional and modern dishes and enjoy 2 rum cocktails during up to 5 stops. The tour is kept small in number so you can enjoy the full attention of your guide, a passionate expert on Puerto Rican food. Walk away with the best advice on what else to eat, see, and do during your stay.
Monica our guide was great. Very knowledgeable about the history of San Juan. Friendly! Food was amazing! Great tour
The most complete tour for those explorers who would like a glimpse into San Juan's captivating history, have an adventure in the waters of the harbor at the helm of your own boat and stop to learn the highlights of the city’s history. You will take the helm of a 13' inflatable boat that you will get to operate during the entire tour. Appreciate Condado and the Puerto Rico Convention Center. After a short stop where the guide will point out these areas of interest, the fleet will cruise along the southern shores of the Islet towards the Historic District. On your way there, Old San Juan will rise in front of you in the distance and you will admire Fort San Cristobal, the largest fort built by the Spaniards in all the Americas, the cruise ship ports with the green mountains to the south and the Rainforest to the southeast. Along the way, you will feel the warm Caribbean breeze and may sp...
My family and I really enjoyed the whole experience and definitely will do it again.
Ever wondered why they call Puerto Rico the rum capital of the world? Then join in for a night of drunken history on a two-hour craft cocktail tour through the streets of Old San Juan. Enjoy a crash course of three different eras in the drinking history and culture of Puerto Rico, as you sip creative, rum-infused concoctions. Walk on the cobblestone streets of Old San Juan as you make your way to the next watering hole. Discover the city’s spirited side on this fun, informal yet informative drinking tour. Rub elbows with fellow drink enthusiasts at historic, local spots and meet the owners, industry experts, and master mixologists at each location. Embark on a roving happy-hour adventure. By the end of the tour, you’ll know all the best watering holes in town and will finish with plenty of time and insider information to continue the fun with a night on the town. Salud!
The experience was so much fun and informative. Our guide even waited for us because we were running late due to traffic. He was eloquent and immersed us into the culture through his explanations. My friend and I actually made a friend there who we hung out with afterwards. Definitely recommend
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 s...
Amazing! Pablo was the best tour guide I’ve ever had! The experience was so memorable and really educated us so much about Old San Juan (or Saint John Baptist!) and the Island in general!
See the main attractions of the beautiful city of San Juan on a family-friendly private guided tour. Meet your guide at Plaza Colón and discuss your interests so they can tailor the tour to you. Walk at your own pace through the city, stopping to take pictures and ask questions whenever you want. First, get an overview of the layout of San Juan. Then, enjoy an introduction to the history of Puerto Rico. Learn the untold secrets of Viejo San Juan (Old San Juan) from your local guide as you walk through the city. Take in the Plaza de Armas, the City Hall, the State Department, and La Fortaleza (Governor's Mansion). Then, stroll to see the tiny Chapel of Christ. Marvel at the Hotel El Convento. Get recommendations on the best churches, plazas, cafes, and museums to visit during your stay. And, if you like, you can explore Castillo San Cristóbal with your guide before heading back to Plaz...
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Great overview of old San Juan’s history. Jorge was very attentive and knowledgeable. I recommend it for first timers to the city.
Jorge was so fun! The town was beautiful. And learning about the history was wonderful
The guide was very nice. Great experience as a first timer horse rider
It was great ! Need to be prepared for a lot of climbing!
Our guide was knowledgeable and answered all questions.