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

San Juan: El Yunque Rainforest and Luquillo Beach Tour

Product ID: 19206
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Discover the plant and wild life on offer at El Yunque National Forest; the only tropical rainforest in the United States National Rainforest System, and relax or swim at the beautiful white shimmering sandy Luquillo beach on this day tour from San Juan.
About this activity
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Duration: 7.5 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pick-up from selected San Juan hotels

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the rainforest after Hurricane Marias forceful winds
  • Learn about the history and the spirit of Yuquiyu and the flora and fauna
  • Relax on the beautiful white sandy Luquillo beach
  • Swim in the cool crystal blue waters
Full description
This tour gives a peak preview at the rainforest after Hurricane Marias forceful winds. Enjoy the rainforest from a different view. One of its best known sites, La Coca Falls, will be your first stop for a photo opportunity. Next stop is at the Mameyes River, (Puente Roto Crossing) which is the most popular water play area on the forest that is currently open to visitors. There you can take pictures and cool off. Water shoes are recommended to go into the river.

From your tour guide you will learn about the diverse vegetation and wildlife. Like all ecosystems in wake of a natural disaster, the rainforest will now go through a process of succession, with pioneer species taking root first. See how Mother Nature starts bringing back the lush greenery and recover.

After a relaxing time by the river you will enjoy a 2-hour stop at Luquillo Beach. Swim and/or enjoy lunch at the famous Luquillo Beach & Kiosks for some local cuisine such as fritters such as “alcapurias”, “bacalaitos” or other local flavors. Cost of lunch not included.
Includes
  • Entrance fees to El Portal
  • Guided Tour
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Towel
  • Gratuity (optional)

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Meeting point

Selected San Juan Hotels Sheraton Old San Juan 8:20 am ( only location in Old San Juan) Condado 8:40 am Isla Verde 9:00 am

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Important information
Know before you go
Pick-up is not provided from San Juan Cruise ship (port/dock). The closest hotel is Sheraton Old San Juan.
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Product ID: 19206