El Yunque National Forest Half Day Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    8am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Tour departs from select San Juan hotels.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

Take time to escape to heaven on Earth in this 1/2 half day tour and let the natural beauty of El Yunque Rainforest captivate you with its lush green vegetation, amazing flora, huge boulders, cascading rivers and scenic views. You will be immersed in a wild, secluded paradise and be mesmerized by Mother Natures beauty at its best. At the same time you will be fully infused with the vibrating energy of El Yunques rivers and clean air, just like the indigenous Tano tribe did centuries ago. Nature will be your accomplice in this exhilarating adventure. It will reward you with a sense of accomplishment and a powerful surge of energy, which will be your driving force for days, months and years to come

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a Blue Badge guide
  • Likely to Sell Out
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level

Know More about this tour

On this fascinating tour, you'll pass typical native towns before ascending through rapidly changing vistas of amazing vegetation to reach El Yunque. The rainforest is home to more than 240 species of plants and wildlife, waterfalls, streams and hiking trails leading to enticing locations. El Yunque Rainforest offers great hiking trails set amidst exotic vegetation. On this guided tour, you will visit La Coca Falls and spend time at El Portal Visitor Center to learn about the unique ecosystem you are surrounded by. Complete the day with rainforest views from Yokah Observation Tower.

A leisurely drive takes you to the trailhead while your guide shares stories and history about the towns along the way. Once at the trailhead, get ready to explore the exotic flora and fauna of the El Yunque Rainforestone of the oldest forest reserves in the Western Hemisphere. Smell the mix of fragrances from beautiful flowers and fresh ginger growing along the trail as your guide shares local knowledge about the area. This is a true, tropical paradise in which the Taino Indians have resided and considered sacred for years.

A stop at El Portal Visitor Center provides valuable insight into the surrounding wildlife. Spend time exploring the elevated walkways through the treetops, educational displays, and several walking trails before the journey continues along streams and misting waterfalls. La Coca Fallsa 85 feet (26 m) waterfallquickly comes into view with its magnificent drop down onto huge rock formations and a shallow-water pool. Climb 98 spiral steps to the top of Yokah Tower at 69 feet (21 m) tall, where views are unobstructed and far-reaching. At this point you are 1,500 feet (457 m) above sea level and it is a great place to relax before your return trek.

You'll see tree orchids, giant ferns, wild flowers, tropical hardwoods and spectacular waterfalls, and see panoramic views of the entire north-eastern coast. The tour stops for vistas of the most beautiful sights on this tour, so don't forget to bring your camera!

Inclusions

  • National Park entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned van or mini bus
  • Professional, Certified Tour Guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: contact phone number or email, ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. A minimum of 4 people per booking is required for the tour to run. 

A small amount of walking is involved but due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Most of the tour is perform in paved trails through the rainforest's flora and fauna.

The duration of transfers from San Juan to the forest is 1 hour each way approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.

The El Yunque National Forest Half Day tour is led by Bespoke Lifestyle Management, who operates under special use permit on the El Yunque National Forest and operates on a non-discriminatory basis.