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El Yunque Rainforest Hiking from San Juan

4.5 65 Reviews

  • Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 4170HIKING

On this tour, you'll see typical Puerto Rican towns until you begin your ascent on a modern road through rapidly changing vistas of amazing vegetation. Tree orchids, giant ferns, wild flowers and tropical hardwoods frame spectacular waterfalls and views of the entire northeast coast.


Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • All entrance fees included

For an up-close tour of El Yunque that includes a semi-athletic hike, put on your walking shoes to enjoy a 35-minute hike to La Mina. You’ll discover an amazing world of nature trails, waterfalls, scenic views and the sub-tropical rainforest habitat of Puerto Rico’s endangered wildlife.

El Yunque takes its name from an Indian spirit, Yuquiye, meaning "Forest of Clouds". There are many ways to see the rainforest but hiking is the best way to experience this amazing place!

After hiking through the rainforest to La Mina (35 minutes each way), cool off with a relaxing swim or dip in La Mina Falls (10-minute stop). Make sure you have a good breakfast before taking this tour!

The rainforest is home to more than 240 species of plants and wildlife, waterfalls, streams and hiking trails leading to enticing locations. You'll see tree orchids, giant ferns, wild flowers, tropical hardwoods, spectacular waterfalls and views of the entire north-east coast.

The tour stops at the most beautiful photographic sights, including Jokahu Tower, so don't forget to bring your camera!


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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour commences with pick-up from select San Juan hotels. Your closest pickup point will be advised upon reconfirmation. Pickup is not available from the cruise ship port
Departure Time:
Departure Times:

  • Old San Juan area: 8:15am
  • Condado area: 8:45am
  • Isla Verde area: 9:10am
Return Details:

Tour returns at approximately 3:30pm


Pricing information

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Pricing information

El Yunque Rainforest Hiking from San Juan

El Yunque Rainforest Hiking from San Juan

Inclusions:
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Local taxes
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Pick up is not provided from San Juan Cruiseship (port/dock). The closest hotel is the Sheraton
  • Pickup is not provided from Wyndham El Conqistador Resort, Golden Door Spa Gran Melia, Sheraton Old San Juan Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino or Riomar resorts because the tour operates out of San Juan.
  • Tour buses are wheelchair accessible, but do not have a wheelchair lift. Persons in a wheelchair must be able to walk a little (with help from the driver) in order to get on and off the bus. The wheelchair must be foldable.
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Peggysue, July 2014

I would definitely reccomend this trip to anybody visiting Puerto Rico. It was super convenient being picked up at our hotel, and our guide Sammy was fun and funny and told us many interesting facts about Puerto Rico on our drive there, including good places to eat. We got many spectacular photos of the ranforest and and the hike itself was not that strenuous. With that being said, it is a rainforest so it rains a lot, so bring a rain poncho and make sure to wear good shoes, the trail is very slippery.

Reviewed by: Chris B, July 2014

The hike is a fantastic trip to take and well worth it. Only takes a few hours to complete so shouldn't be hard to fit into anyone's time table. The guide Tony, was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about most anything you could ask during your rainforest hike.

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