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El Yunque Rainforest Guided Eco-Tour
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Go on an experience of a lifetime at El Yunque, the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest System. Tour its diverse ecosystem with informative guides. Make your way to La Mina waterfall for a picturesque finale.
- Hiking experience in El Yunque Rainforest
- 30-minute break at La Mina waterfall
What’s included in the tour
- Lightweight backpack with one dry towel, snack package, and bottled water
- Two CPR and First Aid certified guides per 25 guests
About this San Juan tour
Experience the lush, natural beauty of a rainforest without venturing outside of the United States! On this tour of El Yunque, located in the heart of Puerto Rico, hike along paths for the ultimate forest excursion.
Upon arrival, you will make your way to the top of the tropical rainforest where you can check out the best views. Before your tour officially commences, head to the drop point where you’ll meet your two guides and receive an orientation prior to hiking. You’ll also be equipped with a backpack containing one clean dry towel, a snack package, and a bottle of water.
As your hike is underway, your guides will provide detailed commentary about the area such as the flora and fauna you encounter, El Yunque’s history, aquatic life found in the rivers and waterfalls, and more. Enjoy the almost-surreal experience of being in a rainforest.
You will continue to trek along the trail until you reach one of the top waterfalls in El Yunque, known as La Mina. Here, stop underneath the rainforest canopy for a snack and water break. Your guides will also hold a discussion about La Mina during your 30-minute pause, but you are free to use to opportunity to take photos or just soak in the experience. When time is over, you and your guides will make the return hike back to where you started.
Please proceed to El Yunque Rainforest -Big Tree Recreational Area to meet our GoBe Rep.
There is a minimum of 8 persons needed to operate both the tour. Please note that departure times and locations may vary slightly.
As this tour is an outdoor activity, safe operation is subject to weather conditions. Any unsafe forecast, such as 50% chance of rain, potential lightning, high-surf or winds exceeding 20 knot, will result in a reschedule or cancellation. Weather cancellations will receive a full refund.
Guests are required to complete a release of responsibility and health ID form.
Things to not bring on the trip: Jewelry, watches, bracelets, wallets and/or anything you do not want to loose. No radios, walk-man's, noise - makers (anything that may disturb the surrounding environment). No smoking or fire of any kind is permitted. No alcohol or consumption of alcohol during said activity.
This is a walking tour that requires good physical conditions. Trail is not handicap friendly.
Adventure, Family Friendly, Full Day, Walking Tour, Wilderness/Wildlife
Passenger van or mini-bus depending on group size.
One canvas backpack per traveler with a towel, snack, bottle of water.
Backpacks and towels must be returned at the end of outing.
English, French, German, Spanish
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.
Travelers must be 6 years of age or older to participate in this experience.
Special Medical Restriction
This experience has changes in altitude. Travelers must consider their physical health before participating in this experience. This experience is not suitable for pregnant women who are in their third trimester.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.
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