1. United States
  2. Northern Region, Puerto Rico
  3. San Juan
  4. El Yunque National Forest

San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 19179
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Ride from San Juan to El Yunque Rainforest and see a unique ecosystem that has amazed visitors for centuries. Stop at the popular Waterfall La Coca, view a beautiful panorama from the Yukaho Tower, and onto the Puente Roto to see the Mameyes River.
About this activity
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Duration: 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

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  • See tree orchids, waterfalls, and lush rainforest vegetation in El Yunque Rainforest
  • Travel on a comfortable, air-conditioned bus along the North Coast of Puerto Rico and see amazing views of the rainforest and Caribbean sea
  • Learn about the history and biology of El Yunque wildlife from your knowledgeable tour guide
Full description
On this half-day excursion from San Juan you will venture into the lush Puerto Rican rainforest, viewing spectacular lush vegetation and typical towns along the way. Get picked up from your hotel in San Juan and be driven in an air-conditioned bus towards El Yunque mountain. As you begin your ascent up El Yunque, enjoy watching the scenery become increasingly lush and tropical.

Your guide will point out tree orchids, giant ferns, wild flowers, and tropical hardwoods. Spot spectacular waterfalls, and enjoy views across the entire north coast of Puerto Rico. On this rainforest journey, make numerous stops to enjoy the beautiful views of the rainforest, the island, and the Caribbean Sea before returning on the tour bus to your hotel in San Juan.
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Local taxes
  • Baby/toddler car seats (if requested 72 hours before the tour)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• Complimentary pick-up is offered at select hotels in San Juan. Pickup is not provided from San Juan Cruise Ship Port or Old San Juan.
• Please be ready for pick-up at least 10 minutes prior to departure
• The tour requires a minimum number of passengers to operate. The tour may be canceled after confirmation if there are not enough passengers. In this case, you will be provided with an alternate option or a full refund.
• Tour buses are air-conditioned but do not have bathrooms
• Please note: trails in the rainforest are mostly closed for repair due to the effects of Hurricane Maria
• All babies and toddlers have to be in a car seat. If you require a seat, it has to be requested 72 hours prior to the tour
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Castillo Tours

Product ID: 19179